Lesson 85

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 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

LOtis Filters - Mosaic Toolkit

You can download the plugins

Place or install the plugins into your Plugin folder.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 4 tubes.

 

The tubes are by Gina, Lori Rhae and Marca.

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 #ffffff.

Set your background color to #253039.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Linear' - Angle 180 - Repeats 0 - Invert not checked.

Open a transparent image of 800 x 600 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your gradient.

Step 2

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Flip.

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

Layers - Duplicate.

Effects - Distortion effects - Warp - with these settings:

Step 3

Activate your Freehand selection - From Point to point.

Draw a selection round the left figure - see image below:

Selections - Invert.

Press Delete.

Selections - Select none.

Effects - Plugins - LOtis - Mosaic Toolkit - Quilt - with these settings:

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

Place it on the left side of your crea.

Step 4

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Place them against each other.

The end will be over the edge.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 50 - Blur 24 - color black.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 46 or at your choice.

Step 5

Activate your bottom layer.

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

Step 6

Activate Copy of layer 1.
Effects - Texture effects - Weave - both colors to black - with these settings:

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

Step 7

Activate your top layer.

Layers - New raster layer.

Click on your Selection tool - Rectangle:

Custom selection - with these settings:

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

Selections - Select none.

Effects - Distortion effects - Warp - same settings as before.

Effects - Texture effects - Weave - same settings as before.

Step 8

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

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

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 60.

Step 9

Activate your Selection tool - Circle - see image below:

Layers - New raster layer.

Draw a circle in the middle of your crea.

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

Effects - Texture effects - Blinds - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Place the circle in the middle of your crea.

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

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 55.

If you use other colors you can Adjust them as you like.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Step 10

Copy tube '0_7ae71_4c070e4f_L'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 120% - All layers not checked.

Image - Mirror.

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

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

Place the vase left below - see main image.

Step 11

Copy tube 'TubeNP 1277'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 70% - All layers not checked.

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

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

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

Step 12

Activate your Selection tool - Circle - with these settings:

Layers - New raster layer.

Make on different places circles of unequal size.

Flood fill them with your gradient.

Effects - Texture effects - Weave - same settings as before.

Selections - Select none.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 1 - Opacity 50 - Blur 1 - color black.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 45.

If you use different colors, you may have to adjust the Opacity to your choice.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame - with these settings:

Step 13

Selections - Select all.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 50 pixels - color white.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 80 - Blur 50 - color black.

Selections - Select none.

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame - same settings as before.

Step 14

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 29, 2016

 

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