Thoughts of the Innocent

Jeanne, thank you very much for your permission that I may translate your tutorials.

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This tutorial was made in PSP 9, but can also be made in the other versions.

 

For this tutorial you need the following plugin:

Andromeda - Rainbow

You can download the plugin

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 5 tubes.

 

Step 1

Open the tubes in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #b57f3f.

Set your background color to #a74c5b.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Foreground-background' - Linear - Angle 0 - Repeats 1 - Invert not checked.

Open a transparent image of 650 x 450 pixels.

Flood fill this image with your gradient.

Effects - Texture effects - Texture - Canvas coarse - with these settings:

Effects - Plugins - Andromeda - Rainbow - with these settings:

If you don't have the plugin, you can use the rainbow tube in the zip file.

Place the rainbow on the right side - see main image.

Step 2

Copy tube 'tekst1'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 78.

Step 3

Copy tube 'frame'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 95% - All layers not checked.

Place it to the right - see main image.

Step 4

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate your Selection tool - Rectangle - with these settings:

Make a selection over the frame - see image below:

Set your foreground color to #ffffff (white).

Set your background color to #8f3e4c.

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

Flood fill the selection with this gradient.

Effects - Texture effects - Fur - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Step 5

Copy tube 'littleone'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 85% - All layers not checked.

Place the tube in the frame on the place that was selected.

Close the layers 1, 2 and 3.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Open the layers.

Activate your merged layer.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Step 6

Copy tube 'tekst'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 75% - All layers not checked.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 1 - Opacity 50 - Blur 2 - color black.

Repeat with Vert and Hor to minus 1.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Selections - Select all.

Effects - 3D effects - Cutout:

Vert and Hor 0 - Opacity 100 - Blur 10 - color white.

Repeat with the same settings.

Selections - Select none.

Step 7

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 8

Image - Add borders - 1 pixel - color #8f3e4c.

Activate your gradient: Angle 38 - Repeats 7 - Invert checked.

Image - Add borders - 10 pixels - white.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

Selections - Select none.

Image - Add borders - 1 pixel - foreground color.

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

 

I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)

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Thank you :-)

Hugs Jeanne

 

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Translated by Zial on March 28, 2013