Christina Aguilera

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:

Andrew's Filters 8 - Tow the Line

Andrew's Filters 51 - Straight Lines

Eye Candy 4000 - Bevel Boss

Filters Unlimited 2.0

Frischluft - Radial Blur

Xero - Porcelain

You can download the plugins

Import Andrew's Filters 51 and Andrew's Filters 8 in Unlimited 2.0.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 6 tubes - 2 brushes + brushtip - 1 mask.

 

Place the mask in your Mask folder.

Place the brushes + brushtip in your Brush folder.

 

If you want to use your own materials, you need 3 tubes that match eachother.

 

** Step 1 **

Open all tubes you want to use and the background in PSP.

Set your foreground color to #81736a.

Set your background color to #e7dccc.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Foreground/background' - Linear - Angle 45 - Repeats 0 - Invert checked.

Open a transparent image of 300 x 250 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your gradient.

Set your foreground back to color.

 

** Step 2 **

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your foreground color.

Layers - Load/save mask - Load mask from disk - load mask 'frmask' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge Group.

Activate your bottom layer.

 

** Step 3**

Take one of the tubes you want to use.

Image - Resize - 250 pixels high.

Copy the tube layer.

Paste as a new layer on your \working image.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 40.

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

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

 

** Step 4**

Copy one of the other Christina-Aguilere tubes.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

If necessary, adjust the height.

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

 

** Step 5 **

Set your foreground to gradient 'Foreground/background' - Linear - Angle 45 - Repeats 10 - Invert checked.

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Image - Add borders - 10 pixels - color white.

Selections - Invert.

Flood fill this border with your gradient.

Don't deselect!

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Andrew's Filters 8 - Tow the Line - default settings.

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 4000 - Bevel Boss - select Hubcap by Settings - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Minimize this image.

 

** Step 6 **

Open a new transparent image of 500 x 400 pixels.

Set your foreground back to gradient from step 1 (Angle 45 - Repeats 0 - Invert checked).

Flood fill your image with this gradient.

Set your foreground back to color.

 

** Step 7 **

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Copy tube 'achtergrond'.

Paste into the selection.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 35.

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

Layers - Duplicate.

Effects - Plugins - Frischluft - Radial Blur - default settings.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

 

** Step 8 **

Copy your minimized image

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it on the right side, a little from the edge - see main image.

 

** Step 9 **

Copy tube 'Christina-Aguilera4' (or one the the others).

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place her on to the left.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 90.

Effects - Plugins - Xero - Porcelain - with these settings:

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 5 - Opacity 50 - Blur 6 - black.

 

** Step 10 **

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate your Brush tool - find brush 'christinasign'.

Click a few times in the lower right corner.

 

** Step 11 **

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate your Brush tool - Find brush 'christinatext'.

Click a few times on top of your image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 0 - Opacity 100 - Blur 1 - your dark color.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

 

** Step 12 **

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Image - Add borders - 20 pixels.

Selections - Invert.

Flood fill this border with your gradient from step 4.

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Andrew's Filters 8 - Tow the Line - default settings.

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 4000 - Bevel Boss - select Hubcap by Settings - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Save your crea as a Jpg file.

 

Harlekina All rights reserved

January 11, 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 4, 2012

 

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