Lesson 78

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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Some knowledge of PSP is recommended.

 

For this tutorial you need the following plugins:

AAA Filters - Transparent Vignette

FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss

FunHouse - ZigZaggerate

L en K Landsiteofwonders - L en K's Zitah

Simple - Quick Tile

You can download the plugins

Place or install the plugins into your Plugin folder.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 2 tubes.

 

The woman tube is by Julia Caldas.

Thank you so much for your beautiful tubes.

 

The other tube is unknown to me.

If it's yours, please let me know so I can give you the proper credit.

 

Step 1

Open the tubes in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #f09904.

Set your background color to #c72100.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Radial' - with these settings:

Open a transparent image of 600 x 500 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your gradient.

Effects - Plugins - FunHouse - ZigZaggerate - with these settings:

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your background color.

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Press Delete.

DON'T DESELECT!

Step 3

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your foreground color.

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 24 pixels.

Press Delete.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 50.

DON'T DESELECT!

Step 4

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your background color.

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Press Delete.

DON'T DESELECT!

Close your background layer.

Activate your top layer.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Step 5

Layers - Duplicate.

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

You now have this:

Effects - Plugins - AAA Filters - Transparent Vignette - with these settings:

Effects - Plugins - L en K Landsiteofwonders - L en K's Zitah - with these settings:

Repeat this plugin 1x with the same settings.

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

Step 6

Activate your Magic wand - Tolerance and Feather to 0.

Click in the middle of your crea.

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your background color.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Press Delete.

Selections - Select none.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Step 7

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Flip.

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

Open your background layer.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Step 8

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with white.

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 35 pixels.

Press Delete.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 50.

Selections - Select none.

Layers - Duplicate.

Effects - Geometric effects - Skew - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Step 9

Layers - Duplicate.

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

Effects - Image effects - Offset: -115 (minus 115) - 60.

Step 10

Copy tube 'Bluebirds_kpac2009'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 80% - All layers not checked.

Place them upper left in the little frame.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 50.

Step 11

Activate the second layer from the top.

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Float - Selections - Defloat.

Activate the top layer.

Selections - Invert.

Press Delete.

Selections - Select none.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 5 - Opacity 40 - Blur 20 - color black.

Step 12

Copy tube 'TJ_Geisha_126'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Image - Mirror.

Place her in the lower right corner.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert 5 - Hor -5 (minus 5) - Opacity 40 - Blur 20 - color black.

Step 13

Image - Canvas size - 900 x 540 pixels - see image below:

Step 14

Layers - New raster layer.

Layers - Arrange - Send to bottom.

Set your foreground back to gradient.

Flood fill this layer with your gradient.

Effects - Plugins - FunHouse - ZigZaggerate - same settings as before.

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Quick Tile.

Step 15

Activate your tube layer.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

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

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 50.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Place them backwards (or nicely) against each other - see main image.

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

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 December 17, 2016

 

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