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This tutorial was made in PSP 9, but can also be made in the other versions.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 4 tubes.

 

Permission to use the tubes

 

The tubes are by @nn, Bryce, Just for Fun and Suzi Sgai.

 

Thank you so much for the beautiful tubes.

Please don't remove the watermark.

The Copyright belongs to the original artist.

Let the credit to the maker.

 

Step 1

Open the tubes in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #e9ecf3 (or at your choice).

Set your background color to #5a6a7a (or at your choice).

Open a transparent image of 700 x 500 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your background color.

Step 2

Copy tube 'FUN_248_JAN09'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Don't move the tube.

Change the Blend mode of this layer to Luminance (L).

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 80.

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance.

Step 3

Effects - Texture effects - Weave - colors are both black - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Effects - Geometric effects - Perspective horizontal - with these settings:

Image - Resize - 92% - All layers not checked.

Move the image a little to the left.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 5 - Opacity 50 - Blur 10 - color black.

Repeat with Vert and Hor to minus 5.

Step 4

Layers - New raster layer.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Foreground-background' - Linear - with these settings:

Flood fill your layer with this gradient.

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - 10.

Effects - Texture effects - Blinds - colors are your foreground- and background colors - with these settings:

Effects - Distortion effects - Twirl - with these settings:

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 5

Open tube 'SS_1959'.

Image - Resize - Height 450 pixels.

Edit - Copy - Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place her in the lower right corner.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 50 - Blur 15 - color black.

Step 6

Open tube 'SS_1959'.

Image - Resize - Height 450 pixels (optional).

Edit - Copy - Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it in the lower left corner.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 50 - Blur 15 - color black.

Step 7

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - background color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 2 pixels - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - background color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 30 pixels - foreground color.

Select this border with your Magic wand - with these settings:

Set your foreground to gradient 'Foreground-background' - Linear - with these settings:

Flood fill the selection with this gradient.

Effects - Texture effects - Texture - Weave - foreground- and background color - with these settings:

Selections - Invert.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 0 - Opacity 100 - Blur 40 - color black.

Selections - Select none.

Step 8

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 9

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 2 pixel - background color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - foreground color.

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Save your crea as a jpg file and you're done!

 

I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)

 

If you want your crea in my Gallery:

Image - Resize - Width 776 pixels.

Save your crea as a jpg file and please send me an email with your crea.

 

This lesson was written by Gerrie on February 11, 2009.

This lesson is and remains the property of Gerrie.

You are not allowed to copy or distribute my lessons without my written permission.

All my lessons are self designed ... so any agreement is purely coincidental.

All my lessons are registered with TWI.

 

Translated by Zial on May 15, 2015

 

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