Harlekina, thank you very much for your permission that I may translate your tutorials.

Unfortunately her site is no longer online.

 

For this lesson you need the following plugins:

Greg's Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow

L en K landsiteofwonders - L en K's Frederiek

MuRa's Meister - Cloud

Nik Color Efex Pro! Photo Artistic Set - Bicolor filter: User Defined

You can download the plugins

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 6 tubes.

 

** Step 1 **

Set your foreground color to #7691a5.

Set your background color to #3a5162.

Open a transparent image of 640 x 480 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your background color.

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Cloud - with these settings:

 

** Step 2 **

Copy tube 'Rainbow'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it upper right.

Make sure that the straight edge of the tube just disappears.

 

** Step 3 **

Copy tube '08.01 LighthouseMisted-Peg'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it left below.

 

** Step 4 **

Copy tube 'coast1'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Move it a bit to the right.

Make sure the horizon of the coast tube coincide with the horizon of the rainbow tube.

 

** Step 5 **

Copy tube 'beach psp'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 2x 80% - All layers not checked.

Place it right below against the edge.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 65.

 

** Step 6 **

Copy tube 'pspcybertubes.blogspot'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 80% - All layers not checked - repeat 1x with 90%.

Image - Mirror.

Place her on the left side, so it seems if she is sitting on the rocks.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Effects - Plugins - Nik Color Efex Pro! Photo Artistic Set - Bicolor filter: User Defined - with these settings:

 

** Step 7 **

Layers - Duplicate.

Image - Resize - 90% - All layers not checked.

Activate the bottom layer.

Adjust - Blur - Radial blur - with these settings:

 

** Step 8 **

Layers - Duplicate.

Image - Mirror - Image - Flip.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 50.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Activate the top layer.

Activate your Magic wand - Tolerance and Feather 0.

Select the border.

 

** Step 9 **

Activate the bottom layer.

Effects - Plugins - L en K landsiteofwonders - L en K's Frederiek - with these settings:

Layers - New raster layer.

Effects - 3D effects - Cutout:

Vert and Hor 0 - Opacity 100 - Blur 15 - color black.

Selections - Select none.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

 

** Step 10 **

Activate your top layer.

Copy tube 'littlegirl'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 2x 80% - All layers not checked.

Place her nicely on the edge - see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

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

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

 

** Step 11 **

Selections - Select all.

Image - Add borders - 5 pixels - different color.

Selections - Invert.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Foreground/background' - Linear - Angle 45 - Repeats 1.

Flood fill the selections with this gradient.

Effects - Plugins - Greg's Factory Output II - Pool Shadow - default settings.

Effects - 3D effects - Inner bevel - Flat edge - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

 

** Step 12 **

Add your name and/or watermark.

Resize if you want.

Save your crea as a jpg file and you're done :-)

 

Harlekina All rights reserved

May 29, 2009

 

If you have questions or anything els to report, please mail me, I will react as soon as possible.

Do you want your result in my Guestbook?

I would appreciate it, if it's not greather than 500 pixels on the longest side.

The creations that stand out in my Guestbook, I will put them in the slideshow on my site.

And maybe I will put him in this lesson.

 

Translated by Zial on July 1, 2012

 

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