Harlekina, thank you so much for your permission that I may translate your lessons.

Unfortunately her site is no longer online.

 

This lesson was made in PSP X2, but can also be made in the other versions.

 

For this lesson you need the following plugins

Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Burnt Edges

Eye Candy 4000 - Glass

Redfield - Water Riples

You can download the plugins

 

you can download the materials.

Place the gradient in your Gradient folder.

Place the selection in your Selection folder.

Open the mask in PSP.

 

** Step 1 **

Set your foreground color to a light color.

Set your background color to a dark color.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Rainbow' - Radial - Angle 135 - Repeats 3.

Open a transparent image of 640 x 450 pixels.

Flood fill your image with this gradient.

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - 25.

 

** Step 2 **

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your foreground color.

Open mask 'mask-YvonneS-spring' in PSP.

Activate your main image.

Layers - New mask layer - From image - load mask 'mask-YvonneS-spring' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance.

 

** Step 3 **

Layers - New raster layer.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Foreground-background' - Sunburst - Angle 25 - Repeats 5.

Flood fill your layer with this gradient.

Effects - Plugins - Redfield - Water Ripples - with these settings:

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 50.

 

** Step 4 **

Activate your bottom layer.

Layers - New raster layer.

Copy tube 'Rose-garden'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 80.

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

 

** Step 5 **

Activate your top layer.

Copy tube 'Joland-at-Beauty-74'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Mirror.

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

Place the tube on the right side against the edge of the frame.

Layers - Arrange - Move down - repeat 1x, so the tube is covered by the frame.

 

** Step 6 **

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selection from disk - load selection 'Waiting for Spring'.

Selections - Invert - press Delete 1x.

Selections - Select none.

Activate your Eraser - with these settings:

Erase left a little of the flowers - see image below:

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor -4 (minus 4) - Opacity 50 - Blur 5 - color black.

 

** Step 7 **

Activate your top layer.

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 4000 - Glass - with these settings:

Keep the top layer active!

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your gradient - Linear - Angle 25 - Repeats 5.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Burnt Edges - with these settings:

Add your name and/or watermark.

Save it as a JPG file and you're done :-)

 

Harlekina All rights reserved

March 14, 2009

 

If you have questions or something else to report, please mail me, I will react as soon as possible.

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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 25. 2012

 

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