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My tutorial translated by Vera Mendes into Portuguese

My tutorial translated by Vera Mendes into Spanish

My tutorial translated by Andrea (sternchens) into German

Thank you so much for the superb translations!

 

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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 my own
1 misted tube my own
1 tube my own
2 elements
8 selections
3 masks
1 texture
3 presets

 

 

Plugins used:

Simple - Top Bottom warp
Filters Unlimited 2
Andrew's Filters 7 - Glassy Look
Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Extrude / Glass / Perspective Shadow
Graphics Plus - Quick Tile I

Note: Plugins - Simple, Andrews Filters and Graphics Plus- 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

Place the texture into your Textures folder of PSP

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

 

Colors used:

Material Properties - Foreground: Set your Foreground color to color 1 #8ea8bf

Material Properties - Background: Set your Background color to color 2 #78b301

Material Properties - Foreground: Set your Foreground color to Sunburst Style gradient - Angle 0 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 Sunburst Style gradient prepared above

Effects - Texture Effects - Texture

On the drop down menu look for and load spring_texture

 

 

Step 2

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Top Bottom Wrap

or

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Simple - Top Bottom Wrap

 

 

Step 3

Effects - Plugins - Andrew's Filters 7 - Glassy Look (default settings)

or

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Andrew's Filters 7 - Glassy Look (default settings)

 

 

Step 4

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Distortion Effects - Twirl

 

 

Step 5

Open mask - mask_20-20.jpg

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

Step 6

Activate the Pick Tool (K) - Enter these values for positions X and Y on the Toolbar:
X (-224.00) Y (-2.00)

Press M to release the Pick Tool

Activate the bottom layer Raster 1

Selections - Select All

Activate the top layer Group - Copy of Raster 1

Image - Crop to Selection

In your Layer Properties - set the Blend mode to Multiply

 

 

Step 7

Materials Properties: Set your Backgroundcolor to color 4 #ffffff

Layers - New Raster Layer

Flood fill tool /Fill in the Layer with the Background Color - white - color 4

Open mask - marienickol_mask28.jpg

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Image - Flip

In your Layer Properties - set the Blend mode to Luminance Ligacy

 

 

Step 8

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk

Look for and load the selection - mnspring_selection1

Flood fill tool /Fill in the Selction with the Background Color - white - color 4 #ffffff

 

 

Step 9

Open mask - Narah_Mask_1197

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Selections - Select None

 

 

Step 10

Layers - New Raster Layer

Materials Properties: Set your Backgroundcolor to color 3 #e5e5e5

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk

Look for and load the selection - mnspring_selection2

Flood fill tool / Fill in the Selection with your background color - Color 3 #e5e5e5

Effects - 3D Effects - Inner Bevel

Selections - Select None

 

 

Step 11

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk

Look for and load the selection - mnspring_selection3

Flood fill tool / Fill in the Selection with your background color - Color 3 #e5e5e5

Effects - 3D Effects - Inner Bevel (settings as above - the settings are still in memory)

Selections - Select None

 

 

Step 12

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk

Look for and load the selection - mnspring_selection4

Flood fill tool / Fill in the Selection with your background color - Color 3 #e5e5e5

Effects - 3D Effects - Inner Bevel (settings as above - the settings are still in memory)

Selections - Select None

 

 

Step 13

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk

Look for and load the selection - mnspring_selection5

Flood fill tool / Fill in the Selection with your background color - Color 3 #e5e5e5

Effects - 3D Effects - Inner Bevel (settings as above - the settings are still in memory)

Selections - Select None

 

 

Step 14

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

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

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

 

 

Step 15

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk

Look for and load the selection - mnspring_selection6

Flood fill tool / Fill in the Selection with your background color - Color 3 #e5e5e5

Effects - 3D Effects - Inner Bevel

Selections - Select None

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

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

(the same settings as above)

Layers - Arrange - Move down

 

Step 16

Activate the top layer - Raster 2

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

Your layers look like this:

 

 

Step 17

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

In the User Settings look for preset mndoor_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 18

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective shadow

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

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

 

 

Step 19

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (0/0/37/27.72) color 5 #000000 - Shadow on new layer not checked

 

 

Step 20

Open element - doorhandle

Edit - Copy

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 (264.00) Y (258.00)

Press M to release the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (-1/1/37/2) color 5 #000000 - Shadow on new layer not checked

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

 

Step 21

Open element - hinge10

Edit - Copy

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 (374.00) Y (127.00)

Press M to release the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (1/-1/37/2) color 5 #000000 - Shadow on new layer not checked

 

 

Step 22

Layers - Duplicate

Activate the Pick Tool (K) - Enter these values for positions X and Y on the Toolbar:
X (375.00) Y (473.00)

Press M to release the Pick Tool

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Repeat Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

Your image looks like this:

 

 

Step 23

Open tube - marienickol_mistedflowers021

Edit - Copy

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 (372.00) Y (352.00)

Press M to release the Pick Tool

In your Layer Properties - set the Blend mode to Overlay

 

 

Step 24

Open tube - marienickol_springbranch

Edit - Copy

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 (413.00) Y (0.00)

Press M to release the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (0/5/57/28) color 5 #000000 - Shadow on new layer not checked

 

 

Step 25

Open tube - marienickol_woman_spring

Edit - Copy

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

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

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

Activate the Pick Tool (K) - Enter these values for positions X and Y on the Toolbar:
X (180.00) Y (84.00)

Press M to release the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (0/-7/60/37) color 5 #000000 - Shadow on new layer not checked

Note: When you use your own tube apply drop shadow to your own liking

 

 

Step 26

Open tube - mntext

Edit - Copy

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 (617.00) Y (176.00)

Press M to release the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (1/-1/60/1.00) color 5 #000000 - Shadow on new layer not checked

(Note: If you want to write your own text, I have added the font in the materials)

 

 

Step 27

Image - Add Borders - 2 px - Symmetric checked color 1 #8ea8bf

Image - Add Borders - 3 px - Symmetric checked color 2 #78b301

Image - Add Borders - 2 px - Symmetric checked color 1 #8ea8bf

 

 

Step 28

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - 50 px - Symmetric checked color 4 #ffffff

Selections - Invert

Flood fill tool / Fill in the layer with the Sunburst Style gradient - Angle 0 and Repeats 0

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

 

 

Step 29

Open mask - marienickol_mask28.jpg

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

 

Step 30

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Quick Tile I (default sesttings)

or

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Graphics Plus - Quick Tile I (default sesttings)

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

 

Step 31

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (0/0/60/25.00) color 5 #000000 - Shadow on new layer not checked

Selections - Select None

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

Step 32

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow (0/0/60/25.00) color 5 #000000 - Shadow on new layer not checked

Selections - Select None

 

 

Step 33

Image - Add Borders - 2 px - Symmetric checked color 1 #8ea8bf

Image - Add Borders - 3 px - Symmetric checked color 2 #78b301

Image - Add Borders - 2 px - Symmetric checked color 1 #8ea8bf

 

 

Step 34

Layers - New Raster Layer

Add your name or watermark

Layers - Merge - Merge All (Flatten)

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

Adjust - Sharpness - Unsharp Mask

 

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 Guismo

 

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Your Versions

 

Thank you so much Vera for your magnificent version

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Thank you so much Andrea for your magnificent version

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Thank you so much Animabelle for your magnificent version

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Thank you so much Jolcsi for your magnificent version

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