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Joseph, hartelijk dank dat ik deze mooie les mag vertalen.

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

 

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

 

For this lesson you need the following plugin:

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

You can download the plugin

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 3 tubes - 1 texture (in Corel it is nr. 15) - 1 font.

Place the texture in your Texture folder.

Open the font and minimize it.

 

The woman tube is by AnKhAn.

The other tubes are unknown to me.

If they are yours, please let me know so I can give you the proper credits.

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.

 

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

 

 

Step 1

Open the tubes in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #d2cfc3 (or at your choice).

Set your background color to #5b5b63 (or at your choice).

Set your foreground to gradient 'Foreground-background' -

Linear - Angle 45 - Repeats 0 - Invert not checked - see image below:

Open a transparent image of 700 x 500 pixels.

Selections - Select all.

Open tube 'TUBE_057'.

Copy the background.

Edit - Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Step 2

Copy tube 'TUBE_057'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place her a little to the left - see main image.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 36.

Paste as a new layer on your working image (the tube is still in memory).

Move her a little to the right - see main image.

Adjust - Sharpness - High pas sharpness - with these settings:

If you don't have this effect, set your Blend mode to Overlay.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 70.

Step 3

Copy tube 'column4'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it on the left side - see main image.

Activate your Distortion tool.

Activate the top middle square - press it down till about 300 pixels - click on the middle left square and puss it a little to the right.

Step 4

Copy tube 'stilllife_colorel'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place it on the pillar.

Activate your Eraser.

Remove the excess around the vase.

Step 5

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - background color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 2 pixel - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - background color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 25 pixel - foreground color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Activate your gradient - same settings.

Click Texture - find texture '19' - Angle 0 - Scale 100.

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

DON'T DESELECT!

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance more.

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - default settings.

Selections - Select none.

Step 6

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - background color.

Image - Add borders - foreground color - with these settings:

Activate your gradient - same settings.

Open tube 'TUBE_057'.

Close the background and the watermark layers.

Click tab Pattern - find the tube - see image below:

Flood fill the selection with this pattern.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 20.

Selections - Select none.

Step 7

Activate your Text tool - font Celebration Text Fancy Normal - Size 24 (or a font at your choice).

Set your background color to white (#ffffff).

Type your text and place it in the right border.

Activate a normal font (e.g. Arial) and add your name and/or watermark.

Step 8

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

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

Resize if you want.

Step 9

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 August 30, 2015

 

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