Miriam, thank you very much for your permission that I may translate your tutorials.

 

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This tutorial was made in PSP 8, but can also be made in the other versions.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 1 tube - 1 gold pattern - 1 font.

Place the pattern in your Pattern folder.

Open the font and minimize it.

Thank you so much for the beautiful tube.

 

Step 1

Open the tube of the flower and your tube in PSP - minimize them for now.

Open a transparent image of 600 x 600 pixels.

Copy tube 'POINSETTA-AC'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

DON'T MOVE IT!

Effects - Reflection effects - Kaleidoscope - with these settings:

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 4 - Opacity 80 - Blur 10 - color black.

Step 2

Copy your tube.

Paste as a new layer on your working image

Resize your tube if necessary.

Put it on a nice place.

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

Step 3

Copy tube 'POINSETTA-AC'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Repeat this until the flower has the size you want.

Place it below and in the middle of your crea.

Step 4

Layers - Duplicate.

Place this one on the right side.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Activate your top layer.

Layers - Duplicate.

Place this one on the left side.

Close all layers, except the 3 flower layers.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 50 - Blur 5 - color black.

Step 5

Layers - Duplicate.

Activate the original 3flower layer.

Effects - Distortion effects - Spiky halo - with these settings:

Move it a little down.

(I placed it also a little to the left, duplicate the layer and mirror it.)

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 60.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Image - Resize - 90% - All layers checked.

Step 6

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate your Preset shapes - Ellipse - see image below:

Draw an oval on your crea, not too small please.

Image - Flip.

Step 7

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate your Text tool - font Brocs___' - Size 60 - Made as Vector - Anti alias checked - see image below:

Set your foreground to gold pattern 'goudglitter' - Angle 0 - Scale 100.

Set your background to a nice color from your tube.

Step 8

Go with your mouse button over the oval until you see an A - see image below:

Type your text.

If the text isn't in the middle, just try again and move the A a little further to the right.

Place the at the bottom of your crea.

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

Effects - 3D effects - Inner bevel - with these settings:

If you are satisfied with your text.

Layers - Convert to raster layer.

Remove the oval vector layer.

Step 9

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Convert to raster layer.

Step 10

Activate your bottom layer.

Flood fill this layer with a color of your choice.

Give it a texture or gradient at your choice.

Step 11

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

(I have add a border of 10 pixels. Selections - Select all.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 10 pixels and I gave it a Cutout of 1 -1 - 100 - 10 - color very dark red. Selections - select none.)

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 September 7, 2014

 

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