Lesson 79

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 X2, but can also be made in the other versions.

Some knowledge of PSP is recommended.

 

For this tutorial you need the following plugins:

Flaming Pear - Flexify

FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

Xero - Porcelain

You can download the plugins

Place or install the plugins into your Plugin folder.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 5 tubes - 1 mask.

Place the mask in your Mask folder.

 

The tubes are by Bienetre, Jeff Lyons and Lila.

Thank you so much for your beautiful tubes and mask.

 

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 in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #9ee0de.

Set your background color to #335958.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Linear' - Angle 48 - Repeats 0 - Invert not checked.

Open a transparent image of 600 x 550 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your gradient.

Step 2

Layers - Duplicate.

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

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flexify - with these settings:

Press the K of your Distortion tool.

Click with your mouse on the middle box at the bottom.

Pull it up to about 200 - see image below:

Klik on a letter on the keyboard.

Image - Mirror.

Effects - Image effects - Offset: 0 - 276.

Step 3

Activate your Magic wand - Tolerance and Feather to 0 - Mode to Add.

Click one by one in the leaves, so they are all selected.

Layers - New raster layer.

Switch your colors.

Effects - Texture effects - Weave - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 75 - Blur 24 - color black.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

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

Step 4

Layers - New raster layer.

Switch your colors.

Flood fill this layer with your light background color.

Layers - Load/save mask - Load mask from disk - load mask 'MD-mask-134' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Image - Rotate - Free rotate - Left - 90.

Effects - Image effects - Offset: 0 - 320.

Step 5

Activate the layer 'copy of raster 1'.

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Float - Selections - Defloat.

Selections - Invert.

Activate your top layer (the lines of the mask).

Press Delete.

Selections - Select none.

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

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

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

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Flip.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 45.

Step 6

Activate Raster 1 (background layer).

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

Step 7

Click on your Selection tool or the letter S:

Custom selection - with these settings:

Layers - New raster layer.

Copy tube '2576'.

Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Luminance (L).

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

Step 8

Activate your top layer.

Copy tube 'JeffLyons_chloeTUBE'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Effects - Plugins - Xero - Porcelain - default settings.

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

Place her in the lower right corner - see main image.

Step 9

Activate Copy of raster 1.

Layers - Arrange - Bring to top.

Copy tube 'still life poterie misted by bienetre 060509'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Luminance (L).

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

You now have this:

Step 10

Copy tube 'hanger-1'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it on the left side - see main image.

Step 11

Copy tube 'hanger-2'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it upper right - see main image.

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Luminance (L).

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 72.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 12

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 4 pixels - background color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 4 pixels - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 4 pixels - background color.

Step 13

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 16, 2016

 

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