Ali Baba

Joseph, heel erg bedankt dat ik je mooie lessen mag vertalen.

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


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


You don't need plugins for this lesson.


you can download the materials.

It contains: 1 tubes - 1 mask.

Place the mask in your Mask folder.


The tube is by Tyne Reagen.


I want to thank all the makers of the beautiful tubes.

Please don't remove the watermark.

The Copyright belongs to the original artist.

Let the credit to the maker.


Step 1

Open the tube in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #d9ddf6 (or at your choice).

Set your background color to #a06eb5 (or at your choice).

Set your foreground to gradient 'Radial' - with these settings:

Open a transparent image of 850 x 600 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your gradient.

Step 2

Copy tube 'TRmist1609'.

Paste as a  new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 2x 85% - All layers not checked.

Place it left below.

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Overlay.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 28.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Flip

Place this one in the upper right corner.

Step 3

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your foreground color.

Layers - Load/save mask - Load mask from disk -

load mask 'w0ovty' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Step 4

Copy tube 'TRmist1609'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 70% - All layers not checked.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 1 - Opacity 100 - Blur 1 - color #2d4f7e.

Step 5

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Step 6

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 2 pixels - background color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 40 pixels - foreground color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Activate your gradient - Invert not checked.

Flood fill the selection with this gradient.

Effects - Texture effect - Weave - with these settings:

Step 7

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 2 pixels - background color.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

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


I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)


This lesson was written by Joseph

This lesson is and remains the property of Joseph

You are not allowed to copy or distribute my lessons without my written permission.

All my lessons are self designed so any agreement is purely coincidental.


Translated by Zial on September 7, 2015