**Translation:**April - 2019**

 

~~ Original by Crealine Graphic ~~

Thank you Linette for your permission to translate your tutorials.

Translated by Chris (acbdesigns)

Tested by Celine

 

 

Materials:  

Disclaimer: Each Graphic is the property of the original artist to whom the copyright belongs and may not be placed in a collection or offered for sale on-line or otherwise.

This translation is written with PSP 2019 Ultimate, if you work with older versions some things might be different but the result will be the same.

 

Acknowledgements:

Tube by Yoka

 

 

Plugins:

<I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

&<Bkg Designer sf10 I> - Cruncher**

&<Bkg Designer sf10 III> SE Shiver**

Simple - Pizza Slice Mirror

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 3.1 - Motion Trail

Carolaine and Sensibility- CS-LDots

MuRa's Meister - Copies

VanDerLee - Unplugged X  - Defocus

** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

Place the Brush into the Brushes folder of PSP

Open all other files in PSP and Minimize to tray

    NOTE: If you are using different colors you might need to colorize

 

 

Colors:

Note: When working with your own colors, play with the Blend Mode and/or Opacity at your own discretion

    Set your Foregroundcolor to #a6917c   

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #ffffff    

Color Palette: Set your Foregroundcolor to Foreground/Background Gradient (Corel_06_029) - Style: Sunburst

  

 

The tutorial:

01

Open "alpha_selection_Silence" from tray

Window - Duplicate (This image contains Alpha Selections)

Close the original and proceed on the copy

 

02

Fill the image with the Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 30

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Pizza Slice Mirror

Edit - Repeat Pizza Slice Mirror

 

03

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Bkg Designer sf10 I> - Cruncher

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

 

04

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel- Selection#1"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

05

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Bkg Designer sf10 III> - SE Shiver

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

 

06

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 3.1 - Motion Trail

 

07

Click on the Bottom Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel- Selection#2"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

08

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-LDots

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

09

Click on the Bottom Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel- Selection#3"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

 

10

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply

 

11

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel- Selection#4"

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Select None

 

12

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 1   Horizontal: 1   Opacity: 40   Blur: 14   Color: #000000

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind

 

13

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel- Selection#5"

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Select None

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

 

14

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 1   Horizontal: 1   Opacity: 40   Blur: 14   Color: #000000

Lower the Opacity to 48

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds

 

15

Click on the Bottom Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel- Selection#6"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Change the Blend Mode to Hard Light

 

16

Click on the Top Layer

Open "deco_Silence_1"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Your work and Layer Palette should look like this now:

 

 

17

Change the Foreground to Gradient again with these settings:

 

18

Staying on Raster 4:

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel- Selection#7"

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 30

Selections - Select None

 

19

Effects - Plugins - VanDerLee - Unplugged X - Defocus

Change the Blend Mode to Hard Light

 

20

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

Lower the Opacity to between 65 and 75 depending on your colors

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

21

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel- Selection#8"

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 46   Blur: 40   Color: #000000

 

22

Click on the Top Layer

Change the Foreground Gradient back to Color - #574d46

Paint Brush (B) Select "brush_Silence_Linette from the drop down menu Size: 126

Stamp once with the Foreground Color like this:

 

23

Click on the 3rd Layer from the Top (Raster 5)

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel- Selection#9"

Fill the Selection with the Background Color (Zoom In if necessary)

Selections - Select None

 

24

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 1   Horizontal: 1   Opacity: 50   Blur: 1   Color: #000000

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Result:

 

25

Open "Yoka-Lady-with-Hat-140714" from tray

Edit - Copy the Bottom Layer

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste -As New Layer

Image - Resize - 90% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Move the the Bottom Left corner like this:

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 15   Horizontal: 56   Opacity: 30   Blur: 40   Color: #000000

 

26

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Background Color

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select none

 

27

Click on the Bottom Layer

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

 

28

Open "Tube_Texte_Silence" from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Move like this:

Layers - Merge - Merge All Flatten

 

29

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 900 Pixels - Resize all Layers checked

Add your name or watermark, save as JPG file and you're done!


Extra Examples by Chris and Celine:

Celine: