***Translation: March 2020***

~~ Original by Noisette ~~

Thank you Annick for your permission to translate your tutorials.

Translated by Chris (acbdesigns)

 

 

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 PSP18, if you work with older versions some things might be different but the result will be the same.

 

Acknowledgements:

  • Tubes by Yoka , Thafs, and Claudia Viza.

 

 

Plugins:

  • Fotomatic - Sky Grad
  • AP [Lines] - Lines - SilverLining
  • Toadies - What Are You?
  • Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-BRectangles

 

Preparations:

  • Copy the Selection files to the Selections folder of PSP
  • Copy the Mask to the Masks folder of PSP
  • Export the Brush to the Brushes folder of PSP (File - Export - Custom Brush)
  • Open all other files in PSP, duplicate and minimize to tray.Close the originals. NOTE: If you are using different colors you might need to colorize some of the files.

 

Colors:

       
#ffffff #000000 #be326d #f0c825        

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #ffffff      

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #000000

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image of 800 x 600 px

Fill the Layer with the Foregroundcolor

 

02

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Backgroundcolor  

Layers - Load/Save - Load Mask From Disk  "masknoisette6"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

03

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

Maximize "tubeclaudiaviza-mix30"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Selections - Select None

 

04

Image - Free Rotate

 

05

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

 

06

Effects - Plugins - Fotomatic - Skygrad

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay

 

07

Color Palette: Change the Foregroundcolor to #be326d  

Change the Backgroundcolor to #f0c825     

 Set your Foregroundcolor to Foreground/Background Gradient (Corel_06_029) - Style: Linear

 

08

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk  "selnoisette115"

Fill the Selection with the Gradient  

Selections - Select None

 

09

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You?

Effects - Distortion Effects - Polar Coordinates

 

10

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal  (Image - Mirror in older versions of PSP)

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility CS-BRectangles

 

11

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk  "selnoisette116"

Effects - Image Effects - Cutout

Selections - Select None

 

12

Effects - Plugins - AP [Lines] - Lines - SilverLining

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay

 

13

Maximize "misted_noir et blanc_tube_by_thafs"  from tray

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 90% - Resize All Layers - unchecked

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layer Palette: Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 42

 

14

Maximize " abstract brushes MissDeviantE_6" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 50% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal  (Image - Mirror in older versions of PSP)

Move into place like this:

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode to Hard Light

 

15

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal  (Image - Mirror in older versions of PSP)

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical ( Image - Flip in previous PSP Versions)   (Image  Flip in older versions of PSP)

 

16

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk  "selnoisette114"

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Gradient  

Selections - Select None

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

17

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

18

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical ( Image - Flip in previous PSP Versions)

Note: In some versions of PSP the offset setting gives a different result.

If necessary move into place like this:

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

 

19

Maximize "a-dozi's-oldtext-05-brush_9"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Place the text on your work like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

20

Layers - New Raster Layer

PaintBrush (B)  Select smoke_03 from the drop down menu Size: 480  Color - #ffffff

Stamp the Brush over the cigarette like this:

 

21

Maximize "Yoka-Girl-blackandwhite010806"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 80% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Move to the Left like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Layers - Merge - Merge All - Flatten

Image - Add Borders - 1px - #000000  

Edit - Copy

 

22

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 30px - #ffffff       

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 40px - #000000  

Magic Wand:  Select the Black border

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection  (Keep Selected)

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical ( Image - Flip in previous PSP Versions)   (Image - Flip in older versions of PSP)

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Selections - Select None

 

23

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

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

 

Extra Example by Chris and Celine

Celine: