Lesson 74

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

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

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This tutorial was made in PSP X4, but can also be made in the other versions.

Knowledge of PSP is recommended.

 

For this tutorial you need the following plugins:

Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Gradient Glow

FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss

Kang 4 - Bubblecross Waves

Penta.com - Jeans

You can download the plugins

Place or install the plugins into your Plugin folder.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 5 tubes - 1 brush - 1 gold pattern.

Place the pattern in your Pattern folder.

 

The bouquet of flowers is by Peperina Designs.

Thank you so much for your beautiful tubes.

 

The other 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 brush in PSP - minimize them for now.

Open the brush - File - Export - Custom brush - name it and save it.

Set your foreground color to #6b5547.

Set your background color to #ebbb6f.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Linear' - Angle 90 - Repeats 0.

Set your background also to pattern 'goldpattern-ca' - Angle 0 - Scale 100.

Open a transparent image of 700 x 640 pixels.

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your gradient.

Effects - Geometric effects - background color - with these settings:

Step 2

Click with your Magic wand (Tolerance and Feather to 0) in the dark areas.

Selections - Invert.

Effects - Plugins - Kang 4 - Bubblecross Waves - with these settings:

Selections - Modify - Contract - 25 pixels.

Image - Flip.

Effects - Plugins - FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss  default settings - repeat 1x.

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance more.

Selections - Invert.

Effects - Plugins - Penta.com - Jeans - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Step 3

Click on the letter S or click on your Selection tool:

Custom selection - with these settings:

Press Delete.

Selections - Select none.

Image - Canvas size - 835 x 640 pixels - see image below:

Step 4

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Place them exactly against each other.

You can use the arrows on your keyboard to do it slowly, holding the Shift key.

Activate your top layer.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Step 5

Activate your Magic tool.

Click in the dark areas on the top and the bottom.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Gradient Glow - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Effects - Plugins - FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss - default settings.

Step 6

Click on the letter S or click on your Selection tool:

Custom selection - with these settings:

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your gold pattern.

Selections - Select none.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 60 - Blur 25 - foreground color.

Place it exactly in the middle - see main image.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Step 7

Click on the letter S or click on your Selection tool:

Custom selection - with these settings:

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill the selection with your gold pattern.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 3 pixels.

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your gradient.

Effects - Plugins - Andrew's Filters 25 - A Right Dolly Mixture - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Step 8

Activate your Brush tool - find brush '3359.penseel' - Size 435 - Thickness 100%.

Stamp it with your foreground color a few times in the small frame on the left side.

Activate your Distortion tool.

Pull the brush over the small frame.

Click with your mouse button on the middle box on top.

Hold the left mouse button and pull it up and at the bottom, pull it down.

On the left side, pull it to the left.

Press a letter to get your normal work back.

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Difference.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 20.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Step 9

Activate your Distortion tool - hold the Ctrl key.

Click on the upper left box and pull it up.

The bottom goes without saying.

Repeat this with the inside and pull it down (holding the Ctrl key).

You can also move the boxes in the middle without the Ctrl key.

Press a letter to get your normal work back.

Place everything in the middle.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before but the color is now black.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Step 10

Copy tube 'bloemtak-2245'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 90% - All layers not checked.

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Hard light.

Move it to the left - see main image.

Step 11

Copy tube 'bloemtak-2246'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Hard light.

Move it to the right - see main image.

Step 12

Copy tube 'bouquet01_peperina20042010'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 50% - All layers not checked.

Place it below and in the middle.

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

Step 13

Copy tube 'vogel-40'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place them upper right.

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

Step 14

Copy tube 'butterfly18'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 20% - All layers not checked.

Adjust - Hue and saturation - Colorize: 26 - 200.

Place the butterfly on the left side of the bouquet.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Place this one a little to the right and up.

Step 15

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

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

Place the butterfly on the left side under the flower - see main image.

Step 16

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

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

 

I hope you enjoyed making this lesson :-)

Hugs Mieke

 

This lesson was written by Mieke.

This lesson is and remains the property of Mieke.

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 November 14, 2016

 

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