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This tutorial was made in PSP X4, but can also be made in the other versions.

 

For this lesson you need the following plugins:

AFS Import - sqborder2 (in zip)

(if this plugin doesn't show up, just import it into Filters Unlimited 2.0)

Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Perspective Shadow and Glass

Greg's Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow

Mehdi - Wavy Lab (in zip)

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

You can download the plugins

Place or install the plugins into your Plugin folder.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 3 tubes - 2 images - 1 mask - 3 selections - 1 font - 2 plugins.

 

Place the mask in your Mask folder.

Place the selections in your Selection folder.

Place the plugins in your Plugin folder.

Open the font and minimize it.

 

The tubes are by MB and Thafouth.

The mask is by Narah.

Thank you so much for the beautiful tubes and mask.

 

Step 1

Open the tubes in PSP - minimize them for now.

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

Set your background color to #ae9776 (or at your choice).

Open a transparent image of 900 x 500 pixels.

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1 - with these settings:

The first color is your background color.

The second color is your foreground color.

The 3rd and the 4th color are color #cdb9a0.

Effects - Distortion effects - Pixelate - with these settings:

Step 2

Layers - Duplicate.

Click on the letter K or activate your Deform tool.

View - Rulers.

Place the middle box on top, down to 350.

Click on your Move tool and the boxes are gone.

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

Step 3

Selections - Load/save selections - Load selection from disk - load selection 'Elephant1_MB' - with these settings:

Copy picture 'elephant2'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it in the so, that the sun is in the upper right corner - see main image.

Selections - Invert.

Press Delete.

Selections - Invert.

Step 4

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with white.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 pixel.

Flood fill the selection with your background color.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 pixel.

Flood fill the selection with white.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 pixel.

Press Delete.

Selections - Select none.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Perspective Shadow.

Click tab preset - Drop Shadow, Blurry'.

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Step 5

Open a new transparent image of 175 x 75 pixels.

Selections - Select all.

Copy picture 'elephant1'.

Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen more.

Step 6

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - color white.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - color #62513a.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - color white.

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 3 pixels.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Glass.

Click tab preset - Clear.

Selections - Select none.

Edit - Copy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Image effects - Offset - with these settings:

Step 7

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Load/save selections - Load selection from disk - load selection 'Elephant2_MB' - with these settings:

Flood fill the selection with your background color.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Glass.

Click tab preset - Clear.

Selections - Select none.

Step 8

Copy tube 'hanger_MB'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Effects - Image effects - Offset: 337 - 225 - Adjust and Transparent checked.

Layers - Arrange - Move down - repeat 1x.

Activate your top layer.

Layers - Merge - Merge down - repeat 1x.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 5 - Opacity 30 - Blur 5 - color black.

Step 9

Activate your bottom layer.

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your background color (#ae9776).

Selections - Load/save selections - Load selection from disk - load selection 'Elephant3_MB' - with these settings:

Flood fill the selection with your background layer.

Layers - Load/save mask - Load mask from disk - load mask 'Narah_Abstact02' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Selections - Select none.

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Darker.

>Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Step 10

Activate your top layer.

Copy tube 'maman_bebe_elephant_tubed_by_thafs'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 2x 80% - All layers not checked.

Effects - Image effects - Offset: -250 (minus 250) - -50 (minus 50) - Adjust and Transparent checked.

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

Step 11

Copy tube 'textelephant_MB'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Put it on a nice place.

If you want to add your own text, the font is included.

You now can replace the tubes as you like.

Step 12

Set your foreground color to white (#ffffff).

Set your background color to #62513a.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - background color.

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

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 10 pixels - background color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Effects - Plugins - AFS Import - sqborder2 - default settings.

If this plugin doesn't appear, just import it into Filters Unlimited 2.0.

Selections - Select none.

Step 13

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - foreground color.

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

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 30 pixels - background color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Effects - Plugins - Greg's Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow - default settings.

Selections - Select none.

Step 14

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 15

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - background color.

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 June 1, 2016

 

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