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My tutorial translated by Vera Mendes into Portuguese

My tutorial translated by Vera Mendes into Spanish

 

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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 Wieskes
1 misted tube my own
8 selections
2 masks
1 preset

My special thanks to Wieskes for her tube.

 

Plugins used:

Toadies - Weaver
Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-Linear-H and CS-LDots
Tramages - Tow The Line
Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass

Note: Plugins - Toadies and Tramages - can be imported into Filters Unlimited 2.0 and can be used alone

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

You can find my plugins - Here

 

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

Double click on the Alien Skin preset provided in the materials and it will automatically install in the appropriate filter for your PSP

 

Colors used:

Material Properties - Foreground: Set your Foreground color to color 1 #62674f

Material Properties - Background: Set your Background color to color 2 #eeeee9

Material Properties - Foreground: Set your Foreground color to Radial Style gradient - Angle 90 and Repeats 10

 

The Tutorial

Step 1

File - New - Open a new Transparent image 386 x 600 pixels

Rename this layer - Flower Mask

Flood fill tool /Fill in the Layer with the Background Color - color 2 #eeeee9

Open mask - masktriple

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image (Invert mask data not checked)

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

Step 2

Image - Canvas Size

Width 900 px / Height 600 px / Placement Center

 

 

Step 3

Objects - Align - Left

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 0.00 Y 0.00

Press M to release the Pick Tool

 

 

Step 4

Layers - New Raster Layer

Flood fill tool / Fill in the layer with the Radial Style gradient prepared above - Angle 90 and Repeats 10

Layers - Arrange - Send to Bottom

 

Step 5

Close the eye of the top layer - Group - Flower Mask

Activate again the bottom layer - Raster 1

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur (Radius 73)

 

 

Step 6

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Weaver

or imported in Filters Unlimited 2.0

 

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

 

Step 7

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk

Look for and load the selection - mnfloralitysel_1

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-Linear-H

Selections - Select None

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

In your Layer Properties - set the Blend mode to Multiply

 

 

Step 8

Activate the bottom layer - Raster 1

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk

Look for and load the selection - mnfloralitysel_2

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-LDots

Selections - Select None

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

 

 

Step 9

Layers - Duplicate

Objects - Align - Bottom

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 718.00 Y 421.00

Press M to release the Pick Tool

 

 

Step 10

Activate the bottom layer - Raster 1

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk

Look for and load the selection - mnfloralitysel_3

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Plugins - Tramages - Tow The Line

or imported in Filters Unlimited 2.0

Selections - Select None

In your Layer Properties - set the Blend mode to Multiply

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (0/42/46/24.75) color 1 #62674f - Shadow on new layer not checked

 

 

Step 11

Activate the bottom layer - Raster 1

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk

Look for and load the selection - mnfloralitysel_4

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Plugins - Tramages - Tow The Line (the same values as above)

Selections - Select None

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

 

Your layers look like this:

 

 

Step 12

Activate the second layer from the top - Promoted Selection (below the Group-Flower Mask)

Layers - New Raster Layer

Flood fill tool /Fill in the Layer with the Background Color - color 2 #eeeee9

 

 

Step 13

Open mask - Krystubes13

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image (Invert mask data not checked)

Duplicate 3 times

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Image - Flip

Activate the Pick Tool (K) - Enter these values for positions X and Y on the Toolbar:
X 60.00 Y -43.00

Press M to release the Pick Tool

In your Layer Properties - set the Blend mode to Overlay and the Opacity to 60

 

 

Step 14

Activate the bottom layer - Raster 1

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk

Look for and load the selection - mnfloralitysel_5

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

 

 

Step 15

Layers - New Raster Layer

Flood fill tool /Fill in the Layer with the Foregound Color - color 1 #62674f

Selections - Modify - Contract (Number of pixels 7)


Press Delete on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Close the eye of this layer

 

Step 16

Activate the third layer from the top - Group-Raster 2

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

Now you have only three layers

 

Step 17

Open the eyes of the top 2 layers - Promoted Selection 4 and Group-Flower Mask

Activate the top layer - Promoted Selection 4

 

 

Step 18

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk

Look for and load the selection - mnfloralitysel_6

Open the misted tube - mnflorals

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste into Selection on your working image

Don't close it - you will need it again

 

 

Step 19

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk

Look for and load the selection - mnfloralitysel_7

Activate the misted tube - mnflorals

Image - Mirror

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste into Selection on your working image

Don't close it - you will need it again

 

 

Step 20

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk

Look for and load the selection - mnfloralitysel_8

Activate the misted tube - mnflorals

Image - Mirror

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste into Selection on your working image

Selections - Select None

You may close the tube - you will not need it anymore

 

 

Step 21

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

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

In the User Settings look for preset - mnFlorality_glass provided in the materials and click OK

Note: If the Preset doesn't work for you, use these settings in the Basic Tab:

 

 

Step 22

Activate the layer below - Group-Flower Mask

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (1/1/100/3) color black #000000 - Shadow on new layer not checked

 

 

Step 23

Open the character tube - wieskes tube 1530

Edit - Copy

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

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Image - Mirror

Objects - Align - Right

Note: Position the tube to the right as shown on the final result

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (0/0/73/26) color black #000000 - Shadow on new layer not checked

Note: Depending on your tube you may apply a Drop Shadow to your own preferences

 

 

Step 24

Image - Add Borders - 1 px - Symmetric checked color 1 #62674f

Image - Add Borders - 5 px - Symmetric checked color 2 #eeeee9

Image - Add Borders - 1 px - Symmetric checked color 1 #62674f

 

Step 25

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - 30 px - Symmetric checked color white

Selections - Invert

Flood fill tool / Fill in the layer with the Radial Style gradient prepared above - Angle 90 and Repeats 10

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur (Radius 73)

Layers - New Raster Layer

Effects - 3D Effects - Cutout

Layers - New Raster Layer

Repeat - Effects - 3D Effects - Cutout (negative values)

Selections - Select None

Image - Add Borders - 1 px - Symmetric checked color 1 #62674f

 

 

Step 26

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.

 

If you do this tutorial, please email your version to me

my email address -

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My second version in different color

Tube used woman by Jolcsi

 

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Your Versions

 

Thank you so much Vera for your beautiful creation!

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Thank you so much Jolcsi for your beautiful creation!

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Thank you so much Loiva for your beautiful creation!

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Thank you so much Ildiko for your beautiful creation!

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Thank you so much Erzsike for your beautiful creation!

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