Lesson 89

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 X3, but can also be made in the other versions.

Some knowledge of PSP is recommended.

 

For this tutorial you need the following plugins:

< I.C.NET Software > - Filters Unlimited 2.0

BorderMania - Frame #2

FM Tile Tools - Collage Circular

You can download the plugins

Place or install the plugins into your Plugin folder.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 3 tubes.

 

The clowns tube is by Kitty.

Thank you so much for your beautiful tubes.

 

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 #afb458.

Set your background color to #6e6d0e.

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

Open a transparent image of 650 x 500 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your gradient.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

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

Custom selection - with these settings:

Set your background color to white (#ffffff).

Flood fill the selection with white.

Selections - Select none.

Set your background color back to #6e6d0e.

Effects - Plugins - VM Distortion - Center Mirror - with these settings:

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 30.

Step 3

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

Custom selection - with these settings:

Flood fill the selection with your background color.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

Selections - Select none.

Effects - Distortion effects - Warp - with these settings:

Move it down against the edge - see main image.

Step 4

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Flip.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 1 - Opacity 70 - Blur 14 - color black.

Layers - Duplicate.

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

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Step 5

And again: Layers - Duplicate.

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

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Activate Copy (2) of Raster 3.

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Saturation.

Step 6

Activate layer Copy of Raster 3.

Set the Blend mode of that layer to Luminance.

Effects - Image effects - Offset - with these settings:

Step 7

Activate your top layer.

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Multiply.

Your layer palette looks like this:

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Image - Canvas Size - with these settings:

Step 8

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

Click in the white areas.

Layers - New raster layer.

Switch your colors.

Your background is now on gradient.

Flood fill the white areas with your gradient.

Selections - Select none.

Step 9

Layers - Duplicate.

Effects - Plugins - FM Tile Tools - Collage Circular - with these settings:

If you can't get the values, click Randomize and use the arrow keys, than you succeed.

Effects - Image effects - Seamless Tiling - default settings.

Effects - Texture effects - Blinds - a dark color - with these settings:

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Multiply.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 10

Copy tube 'KS-24-2-2009-Clowns-Image3'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place them as you like or see main image.

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

Step 11

Copy tube 'randje'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Effects - Image effects - Offset - with these settings:

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Step 12

Copy tube 'rondjes-wit'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Effects - Image effects - Offset - with these settings:

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 50.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Step 13

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

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

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

Selections - Select none.

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

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 December 2, 2016

 

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