Playing in the Snow

Leny, heel erg bedankt voor je toestemming om je lessen te mogen vertalen.

Thank you Leny, for your permission to translate your beautiful tutorials.

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For this tutorial you need the following plugins:

Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Nature - Snow Drift

Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Andrew's Filters 53

BorderMania - Frame #2

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

Mehdi - Melt 1.1

VDL Adrenaline - Snowflakes

You can download the plugins

Place or install the plugins into your Plugin folder.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 1 color label - 2 tubes - 1 picture.

 

Thank you so much for your beautiful tubes.

The tubes are unknown to me.

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

 

Step 1

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

Set your foreground color to #fbfaff.

Set your background color to #9aa6dd.

Open picture 'Kerstplaatje' or use your own picture.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 3

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

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

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

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

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

Step 4

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 25 pixels - background color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Andrew's Filters 53 - FineDots Trough - default settings.

Adjust - Hue and saturation - Colorize: 161 - 127.

Effects - Plugins - BorderMania - Frame #2 - with these settings:

Step 5

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 pixel.

Selections - Invert.

Flood fill the border with your foreground color.

Selections - Select none.

Step 6

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

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

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

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

Step 7

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 35 pixels - background color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Effects - Texture effects - Weave - foreground - and background color - with these settings:

Effects - 3D effects - Inner bevel - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Step 8

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

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

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

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

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

Step 9

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 25 pixels - background color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Andrew's filters 53 - FineDots Through - default settings.

Adjust - Hue and saturation - Colorize: 161 - 127.

Effects - Plugins - BorderMania - Frame #2 - same settings as before.

Step 10

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 pixel.

Selections - Invert.

Flood fill the border with your foreground color.

Selections - Select none.

Step 11

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

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

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

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

Step 12

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 35 pixels - background color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your foreground color.

Effects - Geometric effects - Perspective horizontal - with these settings:

Step 13

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Nature - Snow Drift - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Click with your Magic wand on top and at the bottom in the white border.

Press Delete 1x.

Step 14

Activate your bottom layer.

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - with these settings:

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Melt 1.1 - default settings.

Effects - 3D effects - Inner bevel - same settings as before.

Selections - Select none.

Step 15

Activate your top layer.

Click with your Magic wand in the white Geometric border.

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill the layer with your background color.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Nature - Snow Drift - same settings as before.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 6 - Opacity 25 - Blur 10 - color black.

Repeat with Vert and Hor to minus 6.

Selections - Select none.

Repeat Drop shadow with Vert and Hor to 6.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 16

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

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

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

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

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

Step 17

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 25 pixels - background color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Andrew's Filters 53 - FineDots Trough - default settings.

Adjust - Hue and saturation - Colorize: 161 - 127.

Effects - Plugins - BorderMania - Frame #2 - same settings as before.

Step 18

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 pixel.

Selections - Invert.

Flood fill the selection with your foreground color.

Selections - Select none.

Step 19

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

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

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

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

Effects - Plugins - VDL Adrenaline - Snowflakes - with these settings:

Step 20

Copy tube 'aed_victorian_santa_sliegh_2003'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 1x with 50% and 1x with 90% - All layers not checked.

Place the tube upper right on the bar - see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 6 - Opacity 25 - Blur 10 - color black.

Step 21

Copy tube 'ondesigns_embxmasstuff_4'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Mirror.

Place the tube left below - see main image.

Step 22

If you want you can resize your crea to Height 500 pixels.

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

 

I hope you enjoyed making this lesson :-)

Hugs Leny

 

This lesson was written by Leny.

This lesson is and remains the property of Leny.

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

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

 

Translated by Zial on October 6, 2019

 

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