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 plugin:

Greg's Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow.

You can download the plugin

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 2 tubes - 1 brush - 1 mask - 1 image - 1 font.

Place the mask in your Mask folder.

Export the brush in PSP to your Brush folder.

Open the font - minimize it.

 

** Step 1 **

Set your foreground color to #a25e24.

Set your background color to #24130a.

Set your foreground to Sunburst gradient - Repeats 1 - Invert not checked.

Open a transparent image of 640 x 480 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your gradient.

 

** Step 2 **

Layers - New raster layer.

Set your background color to #4b2b12.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Foreground/background' - Linear - Angle 0 - Repeats 1 - Invert checked.

Flood fill this layer with your gradient.

Layers - New mask layer - From image - load mask 'A9hummel-jutta-mask1' - only Source Luminance checked.

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Click on your Selection tool.

Custom selection - with these settings:

 

** Step 3 **

Layers - New raster layer.

Copy tube 'SS_170'.

Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 70.

 

** Step 4 **

Open image 'faithofthefallen'.

Activate your Freehand selection - Point to point - Feather 0.

Select the sculptor and the table.

Edit - Copy - Paste as a new image.

Minimize this image.

 

** Step 5 **

Activate picture 'faithofthefollen'.

Selections - Select none.

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

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

Place it in the frame, the upper end of the stick may slightly protrude - see main image.

Also at the lower end protrudes a portion of the frame.

Activate your Selection tool.

Select the part that's on the frame - see image below:

Press delete.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert -5 (minus 5) - Hor 5 - Opacity 50 - Blur 5 - color black.

Selections - Select none.

 

** Step 6 **

Click on your Selection tool.

Custom selection - with these settings:

Selections - Invert.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

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

Repeat with Vert and Hor to -5 (minus 5).

Selections - Select none.

 

** Step 7 **

Close the bottom layer.

Activate one of the other layers.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Effects - Geometric effects - Horizontal perspective - 20 - Transparent checked.

Place it up and to the left - see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 1 - Opacity 50 - Blur 3 - color black.

Repeat with Vert and Hor to -1 (minus 1).

And again: Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 50 - Blur 10 - color black.

 

** Step 8 **

Open and activate your bottom layer.

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Copy image 'rock01' - Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 70.

 

** Step 9 **

Activate your top layer.

Copy tube 'sculptor'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Mirror.

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

Place him on the right side.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - default settings.

 

** Step 10 **

Copy tube 'nenupharsmj'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 80,

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Hard light.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 50 - Blur 5 - color black.

Place it on the left edge on the frame - see main image.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

 

** Step 11 **

Activate your Selection tool - Feather 0.

Select a rectangle at the bottom of your image.

Layers - New raster layer.

Set your foreground color to #a25e24.

Flood fill this layer with your foreground color.

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

Effects - Texture effects - Blinds - 2 - 40 - all checked - color #4b2b12.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor -3 (minus 3) - Opacity 50 - Blur 3 - color black.

Selections - Select none.

 

** Step 12 **

Activate your Text tool - font 'jr!hand' - Size 72 - Strokewidth 1 - as Vector.

Type 'Faith of the Fallen'.

Promote vector layer to raster layer.

Place the text on the bar you just made.

Effects - Distortion effects - Wind - Right - 60.

Activate your top layer.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor -3 (minus 3) - Opacity 50 - Blur 3 - color black.

 

** Step 13 **

Image - Add borders - 1 pixel - background color (#4b2b12).

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - foreground color (#a25e24).

Image - Add borders - 1 pixel - background color (#4b2b12).

Selections - Select all.

Image - Add borders - 10 pixels - color #8e6f43.

Selections - Invert.

Effects - Texture effects - Blinds - same settings as before.

Selections - Select none.

 

** Step 14 **

Image - Add borders - 1 pixel - background color (#4b2b12).

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - foreground color (#a25e24).

Image - Add borders - 1 pixel - background color (#4b2b12).

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 18 pixels.

Selections - Invert.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 50 - Blur 5 - color black.

Repeat with Vert and Hor -3 (minus 3).

Selections - Select none.

 

** Step 15 **

Add your name and/or watermark.

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

 

Harlekina All rights reserved

July 14, 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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