Lesson 88

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This tutorial was made in PSP X3, but can also be made in the other versions.

Some knowledge of PSP is recommended.

 

For this tutorial you need the following plugins:

BorderMania - Frame #2

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Xero - Porcelain

You can download the plugins

Place or install the plugins into your Plugin folder.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 2 tubes - 1 selection - 1 mask.

Place the mask in your Mask folder.

Place the selection in your Selection folder.

 

The tubes are by Anna Br. and kTs_Collection.

Thank you so much for your beautiful tubes and mask.

 

Step 1

Open the tubes in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #326046.

Set your background color to #d4e2da.

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

Open a transparent image of 750 x 600 pixels.

Flood fill your Image with your gradient.

Step 2

Layers - Duplicate.

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling - with these settings:

Effects - Distortion effects - Warp - with these settings:

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Flip.

Place it a little up, so the 2 holes are filled - see image below:

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Soft light.

Step 3

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your background color.

Layers - Load/save Mask - Load mask from disk - load mask 'sq_blast-border' - default settings.

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Layers - Duplicate.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Step 4

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selection from disk - load selection 'MB-les-88' - default settings.

Switch your colors - your background is now on gradient.

Effects - Texture effects - Weave - use a dark color and your light color - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Effects - Distortion effects - Warp - with these settings:

Step 5

Activate your Selection tool - Rectangle - see image below:

Draw a selection round the lower green thing - see image below:

Press Delete.

Selections - Select none.

Move the figure against the left side, with the point in the lower middle circle.

Step 6

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Flip.

Place this one down and place them against each other with the points over each other - see image below:

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Place this one upper right with the point in the circle - see image below:

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Darker.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Edit - Copy.

Step 7

Click on your Selection tool - Custom selection - see image below:

Custom selection - with these settings:

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your light color.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 pixel.

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

Step 8

Selections - Modify - Contract - 15 pixels.

Edit - Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 5 - Opacity 50 - Blur 35 - color black.

Step 9

Copy tube 'kTs_Collection_Botanique_O'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 3x 75% - All layers not checked.

Place the branch in the upper left corner.

Effects - Plugins - Xero - Porcelain - default settings.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 50 - Blur 15 - color black.

Step 10

Copy tube 'anna.br_feminina_27-01-10'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place her on the right side - see main image.

Layers - Duplicate.

Activate the layer below.

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - 30.

Step 11

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

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 15 pixels - dark color.

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

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 15 pixels.

Effects - Plugins - BorderMania - Frame #2 - same settings as before.

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!

 

If you use other colors, you can get a totally different effect.

Try to adjust the Opacity and/or the Blend mode, to get a beautiful effect.

 

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 2, 2016

 

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