Joseph, heel erg bedankt dat ik jouw les mocht vertalen.

Joseph, thank you so much for your permission to translate your tutorial.

 

This lesson was written in PSP X

The tube is by KJB.

 

 

Click on the banner for the original lesson

 

 

Materials:

Tube kjb_christlvoglolga_summerqueen or a photo or tube at your choice.

Max. width is 310 pixels.

Selection - kal 1

Selection - kal 2

Selection - kal 3

Gradient 'hdj mistyrose'.

you can download the materials.

 

Place the selections in your Selection folder.

Place the gradient in your Gradient folder.

 

You need the following plugin:

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

You can download the plugin

 

Step 1

Open the tube in PSP - Minimize for now.

Open a transparent image of 700 x 450 pixels.

Set your background color to #ebb9b3.

Set your foreground to gradient 'hdj-mistyrose' - Angle 0 - Repeats 0 - Invert checked.

Flood fill your image with this gradient.

Step 2

Copy tube 'kjb_christlvoglolga_summerqueen'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the tube totaly to the left side.

Step 3

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selection from disk - load selection 'kal 1' - default settings.

Flood fill the selection with your background color.

DON'T DESELECT!

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - default settings - see image below:

Selections - Select none.

Stap 4

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selection from disk - load selection 'kal 2' - default settings.

Flood fill the selection with your background color.

DON'T DESELECT!

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

Selections - Select none.

Stap 5

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selection from disk - load selection 'kal 3' - default settings.

Flood fill the selection with your background color.

DON'T DESELECT!

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

Selections - Select none.

Stap 6

Activate your top layer.

Activate your Text tool - find a nice font - font Size about 36 - Made as Vector.

Type the name of the month and the year.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 2 - Opacity 25 - Blur 3 - color black.

You can also make the text bold.

Type in the small rectangles the days of the week - font Size about 18.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before - or type them bold.

Type the date in the little squares/rectangles - font Size about 24.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Stap 7

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

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 3 pixels - color white (#ffffff).

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

DON'T DESELECT!

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

Stap 8

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

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

 

I hope you enjoyed making this lesson.

 

 

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.

 

 

Extra example in dutch:

 

Translated by Zial on August 3, 2015

 

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