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 plugin:

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

You can download the plugin


you can download the materials.

It contains: 2 tubes.


The Rose is by Susan T2911.

Tube Heidi Klum is by Harlekina.


** Step 1 **

Open the tubes in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to#e5a360.

Set your background color to #a41e37.

Or choose your own colors.

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

Open a transparent image of 400 x 350 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your gradient.


** Step 2 **

Layers - New raster layer.

Copy tube 'roos Susan'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.


** Step 3 **

Copy tube 'Heidi-klum1'

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

If you use your own tube, make sure that the longest side is 350 pixels.


** Step 4 **

Select raster 2.

Erase the bottom part of the woman tube - see main image.

Lower the Opacity to 60.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).


** Step 5 **

Image - Add borders - 3 pixels - background color.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - with these settings:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 50 - Blur 8 - color black.

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

Image - Add borders - 3 pixels - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - 20 pixels - background color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Effects - Reflection effects - Kaleidoscope - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Image - Add borders - 3 pixels - foreground color.


** Step 6 **

Image - Resize - 450 pixels at the longest side.

Selections - Select none.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Save your crea as a Jpg file.


Harlekina All rights reserved

May 13, 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 5, 2012