Lesson 81

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

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This tutorial was made in PSP X5, but can also be made in the other versions.

Some knowledge of PSP is recommended.

 

For this tutorial you need the following plugins:

AAA Frames - Foto Frame

Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Glass

BorderMania - Frame #2

FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss

You can download the plugins

Place or install the plugins into your Plugin folder.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 3 tubes - 1 selection.

 

The tubes are by Anna Br. and Guismo

Thank you so much for your beautiful tubes.

 

The other tube are 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 #5e451c.

Set your background color to #614821.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Linear' - Angle 180 - Repeats 0.

Open a transparent image of 800 x 650 pixels.

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

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your gradient.

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame - default settings.

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

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 5 - Opacity 60 - background color.

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

Step 3

Layers - New raster layer.

Switch your colors.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selection from disk - load selection 'mb-les-81' - default settings.

Flood fill the selection with your gradient (now on your background).

Switch your colors again.

Effects - Texture effects - Blinds - background color - with these settings:

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance more.

Selections - Select none.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 5 - Opacity 60 - background color.

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

Step 4

Copy tube 'rondje'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

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

Place the circle to the left - see main image.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Flip.

Place them nicely under each other.

Step 5

Click on your Selection tool - Rectangle:

Custom selection - with these settings:

Copy tube 'anna.br_girassol_03-10-09'.

Paste into the selection.

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

Set the Opacity of this layer to 25.

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

Selections - Select none.

Step 6

Copy tube 'cal-guis-asiaclass-26102008'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Move her a to the right side - see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 5 - Opacity 80 - Blur 26 - color black.

Step 7

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 8 pixels - foreground color.

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

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

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

Selections - Select none.

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

Step 10

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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