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:

Andromeda - Perspective

FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss

Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Paper Textures and Edge, Square

You can download the plugins

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 13 tubes - 2 pattern.

 

Open all materials in PSP.

 

** Step 1 **

Open a transparent image of 650 x 500 pixels.

Set your foreground color to #8dache.

Set your background color to #2f2f00.

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

Flood fill your image with this gradient.

 

** Step 2 **

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Copy tube 'Peacefuldaw'.

Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Place it on the right side, move it a little up.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 75.

 

** Step 3 **

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Copy tube 'LD-agr112A' - Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Place it on the left side of your image.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 80.

 

** Step 4 **

Copy tube 'under_the_bridge'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the bridge a little above the middle.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 80.

Close the bottom layer.

Activate one of the other layer.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Effects - Plugins - FM Tile Tool - Blend Emboss.

 

** Step 5 **

Copy tube '2-Swand'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the swans on the right side.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 90.

 

** Step 6 **

Copy tube 'proudswan2'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place this swan under the bridge.

 

** Step 7 **

Copy tube 'swan-withlittleones'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place them left of the tree.

Copy tube 'babyswans'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place them left on the edge of the water - see main image.

 

** Step 8 **

Copy tube 'zeemeeuwen'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place them in the middle above the bridge.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 70.

 

** Step 9 **

Selections - Select all.

Image - Add borders - 10 pixels.

Selections - Invert.

Flood fill the selection with the gradient from step 1.

 

** Step 10 **

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with pattern 'stof09' - Angle 32 - Scale 70.

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

Effects - 3D effects - Inner bevel - setting 'List' - or with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

 

** Step 11 **

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

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

Effects - Plugins - Andromeda - Perspective.

Press 1x on reset and then on the left arrow.

The Frame on the left side can be out of your image.

 

** Step 12 **

Layers - New raster layer.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Flood fill this layer with the gradient from step 1.

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Paper Textures - Canvas Fine.

 

** Step 13 **

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Paste pattern 'patroon1' into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Image - Mirror.

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Paper Textures - Canvas Fine.

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Edge, Square - Square edge 04.

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

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 5 - Opacity 80 - Blur 10 - color black.

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

 

** Step 14 **

Activate your top layer.

Copy tube 'Darkforest'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it on the right side of your image, a part on the bottom edge of the painting.

Activate your Freehand selection - Free hand - Feather 20.

Select the left tree - see image below:

Press Delete.

Selections - Select none.

 

** Step 15 **

Copy tube 'littleswans'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place them on the left side, outside the painting, over the little swans who are standing on the painting - see main image.

 

** Step 16 **

Copy tube 'mou_swan'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place this one on the right side, outside the painting, neer the trees.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 5 - Opacity 80 - Blur 10 - color black.

 

** Step 17 **

Copy tube 'flyingswan'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Mirror.

Place him on the right side.

 

** Step 18 **

Copy tube 'flyingswan1'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Mirror.

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

Place him near the other swan, a little to the left and down.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 5 - Opacity 80 - Blur 10 - color black.

Add your name and/or watermark.

 

** Step 19 **

Selections - Select all (Flatten).

Image - Add borders - 15 pixels.

Selections - Invert.

Flood fill this border with the same gradient as before.

 

** Step 20 **

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with pattern ‘stof08’.

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

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Selections - Invert.

Effects - 3D effects - Cutout - with these settings:

Resize if you want - save as a Jpg file.

 

© Harlekina All rights reserved

September 6, 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 7, 2012

 

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