**Translation: August - 2019**

 

~~ Original by Creations Virginia ~~

Thank you Virginia for 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 2020 Ultimate, if you work with older versions some things might be different but the result will be the same.

Acknowledgements:

Plugins:

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

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact

AAA Frames - Foto Frame

[AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2 ***

Andrews Filter Collection - Filter 57 - Dark Run ***

Flaming Pear - Flood

Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Simple Filters - Top Left Mirror

Visual Manipulation - Transmission

*** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

Place the Selections into the Selections folder of PSP

Open all other files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #bbd3ef

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #094588

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

  Adjust the Blend Mode and/or Opacity at your own discretion

The tutorial:

01

Open a new Transparent image  900 X 600px

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1

Note: Colors will self adjust

 

02

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling - Default settings

 

03

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Tile and Mirror - Distortion Mirror Vertical

 

04

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - sel01_LMO_vir

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Image

Save this image and name it "Button"

On your main work image: Selections - Select None

 

05

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Result:

 

06

Change the Background Color to #ffffff

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "mask_LMO_.jpg"

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

07

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Andrews Filter 57 - Dark Run - Default settings

 

08

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - [AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2

Change the Blend Mode to Overlay

 

09

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror Mirror Horizontal

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind - From Left - Strength: 100

Change the Blend Mode to Screen

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

1/1/100/10   #000000

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 

10

Stay on the Top Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - sel02_LMO_vir

Press the Delete key on your Keyboard (You won't see any change here)

Click on the Layer below (Group Raster 2)

Press the Delete key on your Keyboard

Selections - Select None

Result:

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

11

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - sel03_LMO_vir

Open "LMO_paysage_vir"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Lower the Opacity to 80

Keep selected

 

12

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Buttons and Frames - 3D Glass Frame 1

Selections - Select None

Layers - Merge - Merge All Flatten

 

13

Set your Foregroundcolor to  #0c195a

Set your Backgroundcolor to #92becb

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #0c195a

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 3px - #ffffff    

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #0c195a

Edit - Copy

 

14

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - not checked - Background Color

 

15

Magic Wand:

 

Click in the 150px border

Layers - New Raster Layer

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 50

Keep selected

 

16

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Visual Manipulation - Transmission

Note:  Windows 10 users might encounter a problem with this filter.

If so, open "etape11_Visual_Manipulation_Transmission" from tray

Copy and Paste into Selection

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Selections - Select None

 

17

Layers - Duplicate

Change the Blend Mode to Screen and lower the Opacity to 50

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Buttons and Frames - 3D Glass Frame 1

Result:

 

18

Open "LMO_deco01_vir"  from tray

 Edit - Copy 

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

19

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Motion Trail - Preset - Jet Trail

Basic Tab:

Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

10/5/100/10   #0c195a

 

20

Open "Button" created in step#4

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Glass - Preset - Clear, No Drop Shadow

Basic Tab:

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Top Left Mirror (the shadow is the only change here)

Image - Resize - 45% - Resize All Layers - Checked

Edit - Copy

 

21

Go back to your main work image

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Image - Free Rotate

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Pick Tool (K)

Enter these parameters for the X: and Y: positions on the Toolbar

X: 195.00   Y: 168.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Result:

 

22

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

10/5/70/15   #0c195a

 

23

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Button is still in Memory)

If not, Edit - Copy

Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 85% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

5/-10/70/15   #0c195a

 

24

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #0c195a

Edit - Copy

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

Magic Wand:

 

Click in the 50px border

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 50

Keep selected

 

25

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flood

Selections - Select None

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

26

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - sel04_LMO_vir

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

5/-10/70/15   #0c195a

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

-5/10/70/15   #0c195a

Selections - Select None

 

27

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #0c195a

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 12px - #92becb

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #0c195a

Magic Wand:

 

Click in the 12px border

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave

Keep the selection

 

28

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - [AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2

 

29

Effects - 3D Effects - Inner Bevel

Selections - Select None

 

30

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract - 13px

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame

Selections - Select None

 

31

Open "LMO_deco02_vir"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

32

Open "LMO_deco03_vir"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Pick Tool (K)

Enter these parameters for the X: and Y: positions on the Toolbar

X: 619.00   Y: 25.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Change the Blend Mode to Screen

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

0/0/80/40   #0c195a

 

33

Open "Texte_LM_oean_vir" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Free Rotate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

5/0/40/15   #0c195a

 

34

Open "LMO_deco04_vir"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

1/1/50/1   #000000

 

35

Open" Th.J-04-04-2013"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Bottom Layer

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

Image - Resize - 78% - Resize All Layers - Not checked

Pick Tool (K)

Enter these parameters for the X: and Y: positions on the Toolbar

X: 119.00   Y: 325.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

36

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact Perspective Shadow - Preset - Drop Shadow Blurry

Basic Tab:

 

37

Open "LMO_poissons_vir"

Edit - Copy

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact Perspective Shadow - Preset - Drop Shadow Blurry(Same settings)

Layers - Merge - Merge All - Flatten

 

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 950 Pixels - Resize all Layers checked

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

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Extra Examples by Chris and Celine:

Celine