Seaside Harmony

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:

Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Edges, Square

Xero - Improver

You can download the plugins

 

you can download the materials.

tube136_monique is by Monique.

Beach Misted by BIRRY is by Birry.

I don't know who tubed Gavinas and BeachHouseRendezvous.

The other tubes are tubed by Harlekina.

 

** Step 1 **

Open all images in PSP - minimize them for now.

Open a transparent image of 640 x 480 pixels.

Set your foreground color to #437189.

Set your background color to #b3c7df.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Foreground-background' - Linear - Angle 0 - Repeats 0 - Invert not checked.

Flood fill your image with this gradient.

Effects - Texture effects - Texture - texture 'Arcering fijn (fine shading)' - with these settings:

 

** Step 2 **

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Copy tube 'BeachHouseRendezvous'.

Paste into the selection.

Image - Resize - 110% - All layers not checked.

Copy tube 'Beach Misted by BIRRY'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it a little to the right and make sure the horizon of both images is equal.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 75.

 

** Step 3 **

Copy tube 'Beach-chairsandparasol'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it right below - see main image.

Copy tube 'bird'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it a little to the left and up.

Paste this tube again as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Mirror.

Place this a little more to the right and up.

Paste again as a new layer on your working image.

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

Move it to a nice place.

 

** Step 4 **

Copy tube 'tube136_monique'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Move the kids a bit down and a little to the left - see main image.

It's oke if it's a bit outside your image.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 85.

 

** Step 5 **

Open tube 'zeilboten'.

Copy 'boot1'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it a little to the right, slightly above the middle.

Copy tube 'boot2'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place this one to the left.

Copy tube 'Motheranddaughter_Atthebeach'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place them below and a little to right middle.

 

** Step 6 **

Copy tube 'Fatherandson_Atthebeach'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 4x 80% - All layers not checked - repeat 1x with 90%.

Image - Mirror.

Place them left below, next to the palm trees.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 80.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

 

** Step 7 **

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Edges, Square - Square Edge 17.

Image - Resize - 90% - layers not checked.

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

Place the picture upper left, just not against the edge.

Effects - Plugins - Xero - Improver - default settings.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert -3 (minus 3) - Hor 3 - Opacity 50 - Blur 5 - color black.

 

** Step 8 **

Copy tube 'gavinas'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 5x 80% - All layers not checked.

Place the gulls on the right side of the pole, partly outside your image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

 

** Step 9 **

Copy tube 'boardwalk'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it outside the painting - see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Copy tube 'girl'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 4x 80% - All layers not checked.

Place her on the gangway.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

 

** Step 10 **

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Resize if necessary.

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

 

Harlekina All rights reserved

June 11, 2009

 

If you have questions or something else 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.

 

Translated by Zial on July 25, 2012

 

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