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This tutorial was made in PSP X2, but can also be made in the other versions.

 

For this lesson you need the following plugins:

Andrews Filter 11 - Corner Overlapper

Filter Factory Gallery D - Shoutin'!

You have to import Andrew's filter into Filters Unlimited 2.0

You can download the plugins

Place or install the plugins in your Plugin folder.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 2 brushes - 1 font.

Open the font and minimize it.

Place the brushes in your Brush folder.

 

The brushes are by Lisette and Karin.

 

Step 1

Set your foreground color to #0e0d82 (or at your choice).

Set your background color to #b0b9c8 (or at your choice).

Set your foreground to gradient 'Foreground-background' - Linear - with these settings:

Open a transparent image of 600 x 600 pixels.

Step 2

Activate your Selection tool - Rectangle - Tolerance and Feather 0 - Anti alias not checked.

Make a rectangle starting by 100 x 100 to 500 x 400 - see image below:

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

(In step 3 you can change the colors in to your own colors.)

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Andrew's Filter 22 - Corner Overlapper - default settings.

Effects - Plugins - Filter Factory Gallery D - Shoutin'! - with these settings (you have to play with Strip Width to get the same result - I had to set it to 21):

Step 3

Adjust - Hue and Saturation - Colorize - use the Hue and Saturation of the colors you want to use.

Selections - Select none.

Activate your Magic wand - Feather and Tolerance 0.

Select your image outside the stripes.

Selections - Invert.

Effects - 3D effects - Inner bevel - Setting Metallic - see image below:

Selections - Select none.

If the last stripe is smaller, just select it with your Selection tool - Rectangle and press Delete.

Step 4

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate your Brush tool - find a nice brush or use mine 'brush_lk7' - Size 300.

Stamp 1x with a nice color on your working image.

If it is too light, undo and click 2x.

Put the brush on the right place.

Step 5

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate your Selection tool - Rectangle.

Draw a rectangle under the other one.

Start at 106 x 419 to 481 x 537.

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

Edit - Copy.

Edit - Paste as a new layer.

Image - Rotate - Free rotate - Quarter turn right.

Effects - Plugins - Filter Factory Gallery D - Shoutin'!:

Step 6

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Float - Selections - De-float.

Effects - 3D effects - Inner bevel - Setting Metallic - same settings as before.

Selections - Select none.

Image - Rotate - Free rotate - Quarter turn right.

Edit - Copy.

Activate the first vertical layer - press Delete so the gradient is gone.

Edit - Paste into the selection.

Adjust - Hue and saturation - Colorize - same settings as before.

Step 7

Layers - New raster layer.

You can add an other brush, but not too big, because you also have to add text on that part.

Step 8

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate your text tool - font University Roman.

Close your foreground color.

Set your background to a color that fits at your colors.

Type your text.

Effects - 3D effects - Inner bevel - Setting Metallic - same settings as before.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 4 - Opacity 80 - Blur 20 - color black.

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Step 9

Activate your bottom layer.

Layers - New raster layer.

Layers - Arrange - Send to bottom.

Flood fill this layer with a color of your choice.

Effects - Plugins - Texture - Texturizer - Sandstone - 75 - 3 - Top - Invert not checked (or at your choice).

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

If you want you can Resize your crea.

Save your crea as a jpg file and you're done!

 

I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)

 

This lesson was written by Goldielock.

This lesson is and remains the property of Goldielock.

You are not allowed to copy or distribute my lessons without my written permission.

All my lessons are self designed ... so any agreement is purely coincidental.

 

Translated by Zial on November 19, 2014

 

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