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My tutorial translated by Anja into Dutch

 

 

The present tutorial is my own personal creation.

Any resemblance to another tutorial is purely a coincidence.

Please respect my work.

It is intended for personal use only and it is forbidden to copy part or all of it.

You can use this tutorial for PSP lessons but please put the link back to it.

Do not hesitate to let me know if you have any problem with the present tutorial.

Materials used:

Disclaimer: Modifying or renaming files or removing watermarks from the tubes of the original tubers provided in the materials
and sharing them as your own or using them for sale online or otherwise is prohibited.
The tubes used in the tutorial are subject to authorization by the authors.

1 character tube by Animabelle
1 deco tube by Syl
1 wordart tube of my own
2 selections

My special thanks to Animabelle for giving me permission to use her tube.

You will find her site - Here

My special thanks to Syl for giving me permission to use her tube.

You will find her site - Here

 

Plugins used:

Simple - (imported into Filters Unlimited 2.0) - Here
Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-LDots and CS-Reflection - Here
Neology - Blend Mosaic, Tiler 1, and Vasarely Mosaics - (imported into Filters Unlimited 2.0) - Here
Deformation - Vortex - (imported into Filters Unlimited 2.0) - Here
I-Decay - Transparency Decay - (imported into Filters Unlimited 2.0) - Here
Mura's Meister - Perspective Tiling - Here
AAA Frames - Foto Frame - Here

Note: Plugins - Simple, Neology, Deformation, and I-Decay- can be used alone and can also be imported into Filters Unlimited 2.0

If you already have the plugins there is no need to download them.

 

Materials

 

The present tutorial is written with PSP 2018 Ultimate, if you work with other versions some things might be different but the result will be the same.

 

Note: In the latest versions of PSP the command Image-Mirror has become Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal
and Image-Flip has become Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

 

Preparations

Duplicate all the tubes and work with the copies to preserve the originals.

Place the selections into your Selections folder of PSP

 

 

Colors used:

Note: If you use your own background image choose one color as Foreground color and one color as Background color.
When working with your own colors, adjust the Blend Mode/Opacity at your own discretion

Material Properties - Foreground: Set your Foreground color to color 1 #fff6f1

Material Properties - Background: Set your Background color to color 2 #181c37

Material Properties - Foreground: Set your Foreground color to Linear Style gradient - Angle 45 and Repeats 0

 

The Tutorial

Step 1

File - New - Open a new Transparent image 900 x 600 pixels

Flood fill tool / Fill in the layer with the Linear Style gradient prepared above - Angle 45 and Repeats 0

 

Step 2

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Diamonds

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Top Left Mirror

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Zoom Out and Flip

 

Step 3

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk 

Look for and load the selection - mnsel1_elegance

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-LDots

 

Step 4

Activate the layer beneath - layer Raster 1

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk 

Look for and load the selection - mnsel1_elegance - again

Selections - Invert

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Neology - Blend Mosaic

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Selections - Select None

 

Step 5

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-Reflection

 

 

Step 6

Activate the top layer - the Promoted Selection

Layers - Duplicate - 2 times

Activate the top layer - Copy (2) of Promoted Selection

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Deformation - Vortex

or

as standalone plugin

Effects - Plugins - Deformation - Vortex

 

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Centre Tile

Close the eyes of the layers - Raster 1 and Promoted Selection

Activate the top layer

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

In your Layer Properties - set the Blend mode to Overlay

Open the eyes of the layers - Raster 1 and the Promoted Selection

 

Step 7

Activate the top Merged layer

Image - Resize - 80% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Objects - Align - Top

Objects - Align - Horizontal Center

or

Note: If you do not have the Command Objects on your version of PSP use the Pick Tool (K)

Activate the Pick Tool (K) - Enter these values for positions X and Y on the Toolbar:
X 120 Y 0

Press M to release the Pick Tool

 

Step 8

Activate the layer underneath - the Promoted Selection


Image - Resize - 80% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Objects - Align - Top

Objects - Align - Horizontal Center

or

Note: If you do not have the Command Objects on your version of PSP use the Pick Tool (K)

Activate the Pick Tool (K) - Enter the same values as in Step 7 for positions X and Y on the Toolbar:
X 120 Y 0

Press M to release the Pick Tool

 

 

Step 9

Activate the bottom layer - layer Raster 1

Layers - Duplicate

Close the eye of Raster 1 Layer

 

Step 10

Activate the Copy of Raster 1 Layer

Image - Resize - 80% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Objects - Align - Top

Objects - Align - Horizontal Center

or

Note: If you do not have the Command Objects on your version of PSP use the Pick Tool (K)

Activate the Pick Tool (K) - Enter these values for positions X and Y on the Toolbar:
X 90 Y 0

Press M to release the Pick Tool

 

Step 11

Activate the second layer from the top - the Promoted Selection

Layers - Duplicate

 

Your active layer now is Copy of Promoted Selection

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - I-Decay - Transparency Decay

Important Note: If you are using different colors do not change the background color in the Material Properties
In this tutorial my Background color is color 2 #181c37

Layers - Arrange - Move down

Repeat

Layers - Arrange - Move down

 

Step 12

Activate layer Copy of Raster 1

Layers - Duplicate

Your active layer is - Copy (2) of Raster 1

Activate the Pick Tool (K) - Enter these values for positions X and Y on the Toolbar:
X 270 Y 0

Press M to release the Pick Tool

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

In your Layer Properties - set the Blend mode to Soft Light

 

Step 13

Activate the second layer from the top - the Promoted Selection

In your Layer Properties - set the Blend mode to Multiply and the Opacity to 50

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

Your layers look like this:

Your image looks like this:

 

Step 14

Activate the bottom layer - Raster 1

Open the eye of Raster 1

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Neology - Tiler 1 (Default settings)

or

as standalone plugin

Effects - Plugins - Neology - Tiler 1 (Default settings)

 

Step 15

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Neology - Vasarely Mosaics (Default settings)

or

as standalone plugin

Effects - Plugins - Neology - Vasarely Mosaics (Default settings)

 

Step 16

Effects - Plugins - Mura's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Activate the Magic Wand Tool

Click inside the empty space of the layer

Selections - Modify - Feather - Feather amount 3

Press Delete once - 1 time on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

Step 17

Activate the second layer from the top - the Merged layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk

Look for and load the selection - mnsel2_elegance

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (0/0/100/26.73/) color 4 #000000 - Shadow on new layer not checked

Selections - Select None

 

Your layer look like this:

Your image now looks like this:

 

Step 18

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

Step 19

Open the ladys tube - 51_Femme_Page6_Animabelle

Remove the watermark from the tube

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer on your working image

Image - Resize - 40% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Image - Resize - 95% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Image - Mirror

Activate the Pick Tool (K) - Enter these values for positions X and Y on the Toolbar:
X 92 Y 16

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (0/0/100/26.73/) color 4 #000000 - Shadow on new layer not checked

 

Step 20

Open the deco tube - SvB Witte vazen met druifjes

Remove the watermark from the tube

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer on your working image

Image - Resize - 60% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Activate the Pick Tool (K) - Enter these values for positions X and Y on the Toolbar:
X 645 Y 281

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (0/0/100/26.73/) color 4 #000000 - Shadow on new layer not checked

 

 

Step 21

Image - Add Borders - 1 px - Symmetric checked color 2 #181c37

Image - Add Borders - 10 px - Symmetric checked color 3 #f3f0f2

Image - Add Borders - 1 px - Symmetric checked color 2 #181c37

 

Step 22

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - 20 px - Symmetric checked color 2 #181c37

Selections - Invert

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame

Selections - Select None

 

Step 23

Open the wordart tube - mnwordart

Edit - Copy (the middle layer Raster 2)

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer on your working image

Activate the Pick Tool (K) - Enter these values for positions X and Y on the Toolbar:
X 567 Y 62

 

Note: If you want to add your own text, I have used font Community Service, included in the materials
size 48 for Elegance and size 36 for Simplicity.

 

Step 24

Layers - New Raster Layer

Add your name or watermark

Layers - Merge - Merge All (Flatten)

Image - Resize - 900 pixels width (the height will adapt)

File - Export - Save as JPG file

 

 

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I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.

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My second version in different color

Tubes used woman by Jolcsi and deco by Azalee

 

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