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.


For this lesson you need the following plugin:

penta.com - Dot and Cross

You can download the plugin


Place or install the plugins into your Plugin folder.


you can download the materials.

It contains: 1 tube - 1 image - 1 mask.

Place the mask in your Mask folder.


The tube is by Icemaid.

The image is by Jhanna.

The mask is by SDT.

I want to thank the makers of the beautiful tube and mask.

Please don't remove the watermark.

The Copyright belongs to the original artist.

Let the credit to the maker.


Step 1

Open the tubes and the mask in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #e2c4af (or at your choice).

Set your background color to #672157 (or at your choice).

Set your foreground to gradient 'Foreground-background' - Linear - with these settings:

Open a transparent image of 800 x 650 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your background color.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your foreground color.

Layers - Load/save mask - Load mask from disk - load mask 'sdtMask371' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Step 3

Activate your Selection tool - Rectangle - with these settings:

Draw a rectangle, inside your rectangle, from your upper left corner - to your lower right corner.

Copy image 'JHanna_152-background'.

Paste into the selection.

Step 4

Selections - Modify - Select selection borders - with these settings:

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your foreground color.

Effects - Plugins - penta.com - Dot and Cross - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Step 5

Copy tube 'Icemaid woman'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Image - Mirror.

Place her in the lower left corner.

Adjust - Sharpness - Unsharp mask: 2 - 100 - 5.

Step 6

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

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 20 pixels - foreground color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Step 7

Effects - Plugins - penta.com - Dot and Cross - same settings as before.

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance.

Selections - Select none.

Effects - 3D effects - Buttonize - with these settings:

Step 8

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 9

Image - Resize - Width 750 pixels.

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 21, 2015