Sides of Spring

 

Daty, ich habe keine Worte des Dankes, dass meine Dankbarkeit für deine großzügige Angebot übereinstimmen, das du mir al deine Tutorials und Stationery's gegeben hast, vielen lieben Dank.

Daty, there are no words that can express my gratitude for your generous offer that you gave me all your stationery and tutorials, with lots of love, Zial.

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

 

Here you can download the materials.

It contains: 4 tubes - 1 image.

Lamanouche's, Native Nancy and Hanne, thank you so much for your beautiful tubes.

 

Here you can download plugin MuRa's Meister.

Open the tubes and image in PSP, minimize them for now.

If you have placed everything in it's folder, you can start :-)

 

Step 1

Open the tubes and image in PSP, minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #c0d2ac.

Set your background color to #f1bc91.

Open a transparent image of 450 x 350 pixels.

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

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Cloud - with these settings (the colors are automatically filled):

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Copy Image "CLDesign_BCG1".

Paste into the selection.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 70.

Change the Blend mode of this layer to Luminance (L).

Selections - Select none.

Step 3

Copy tube "Fr_1498449".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 18.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Step 4

Copy tube "pink_Cluster".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Mirror.

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

Place the flower on the left side.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 30.

Step 5

Copy tube "NN Woman1 Apr 08".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 60% - All layers not checked.

Place her on the right side.

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow - with these settings:

Step 6

Copy tube "H@nne_lilie2399676_small".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 40% - All layers not checked.

Image - Mirror.

Place the lilies on the left side.

Step 7

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Set your foreground color to #9ed09d.

Set your background color to #f48f38.

Flood fill the selection with your foreground color.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Flood fill with your background color.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 pixel.

Flood fill with your foreground color.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Flood fill with your background color.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 pixel.

Flood fill with your foreground color.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Effects - 3D Effects - Cutout - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Step 8

Edit - Copy content - Copy all layers.

For PSP 9: Edit - Copy merged.

Paste as a new image.

Image - Canvas size - with these settings:

Back to your small image - copy the bottom layer.

Minimize, you don't need it anymore.

Activate your big image.

Layers - New raster layer.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Selections - Select all.

Paste the copied background into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Step 9

Activate your top layer.

View - Rulers.

Activate your Selection tool or your Distortion tool.

For PSP X2 your Selection tool - for PSP 9 your Distortin tool:

PSP X2

  

For PSP 9

Push the small image to the left until it reaches 400.

Layers - Duplicate.

Push this layer to the left until it each 350 - now pull with the Ctrl key hold down, the right side so high, that it each about 20 - see image below:

Effects - Distortion effects - Warp - with these settings:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow - with these settings:

If you want you can set the Rulers off again, you don't need them anymore.

Step 10

Copy tube "H@nne_lilie2399676_small".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 60% - All layers not checked.

Place the lilies at the bottom, but leave a little bit at the bottom open.

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

Layers - Duplicate.

Move this lilies down - see main image.

Image - Mirror.

Step 11

Copy tube "NN Woman1 Apr 08".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 85% - All layers not checked.

Place her on the right side.

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

Step 12

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Flood fill the selection with your foreground color.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Flood fill with your background color.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 pixel.

Flood fill with your foreground color.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Flood fill with your background color.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 pixel.

Flood fill with your foreground color.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Effects - 3D Effects - Cutout - same settings as before.

Selections - Select none.

Step 13

Add your name and/or watermark.

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

I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)

 

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Translated by Zial on November 8, 2011

© by Daty