Lesson 80

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.

Some knowledge of PSP is recommended.

 

For this tutorial you need the following plugins:

ECWS - Tile Maker 1.0

VM Distortion - Tumbler and Vision Impossible

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 Claudia Viza Tubes.

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 #000000.

Set your background color to #bc0b10.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Linear' - Angle 45 - Repeats 1 - Invert checked.

Open a transparent image of 750 x 600 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your gradient.

Layers - Duplicate.

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

Effects - Geometric effects - Circle - Transparent checked.

Effects - Plugins - VM Distortion - Tumbler - with these settings:

Effects - Geometric effects - Circle - Transparent checked.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 40 - Blur 8 - color black.

Repeat with Vert and Hor to -3 (minus 3).

Step 2

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

Move it to the left side almost against the edge.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 55.

Step 3

Layers - New raster layer.

Click on your Selection tool - Rectangle - see image below:

Custom Selection - with these settings:

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

Effects - Texture effects - Weave - both colors to white - with these settings:

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 40 - Blur 8 - color black.

Repeat with Vert and Hor to -3 (minus 3).

Step 4

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Flip.

Layers - Duplicate.

Image - Rotate - Free rotate - Left - 90 - nothing checked.

Place it left below - see image below:

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Close the 2 bottom layers.

Stay on your top layer.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Open the bottom layers.

Step 5

Effects - Geometric effects - Circle - Transparent checked.

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

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 40 - Blur 8 - color black.

Layers - Duplicate.

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

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 65.

Step 6

Layers - Duplicate.

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

Layers - Merge - Merge down - repeat 1x.

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 75.

Activate your bottom layer (Raster 1).

Step 7

Layers - New raster layer.

Switch your colors (your background is now on gradient).

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 35 pixels.

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

Effects - Plugins - VM Distortion - Vision Impossible - with these settings:

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance.

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Selections - Select none.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 5 - Opacity 80 - Blur 20 - color black.

Repeat with Vert and Hor to -5 (minus 5).

Step 8

Layers - Duplicate.

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

Image - Flip.

Your layer palette looks like this:

Step 9

Copy tube 'siertakje'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 80 - Blur 8 - color black.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 10

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

Select this border with your Magic wand - Tolerance and Feather to 0.

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

Effects - Plugins - ECWS - Tile Maker 1.0: 102.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 5 - Opacity 80 - Blur 20 - color black.

Repeat with Vert and Hor to -5 (minus 5).

Selections - Select none.

Step 11

Copy tube 'tubeclaudiaviza-mujer2453'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 80% - All layers not checked - repeat 1x with 85%.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 5 - Opacity 80 - Blur 20 - color black.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - foreground color (is now the dark color).

Step 12

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 28, 2016

 

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