© Le Grenier de Jeany  - June 21st 2006


Original tutorial here

Thank you Jeany and Colette for allowing me to translate your tutorials.

MarieL kindly allowed me to use her tubes and her brushes. Thank you MarieL.


May I point out that the tubes used here are strictly for personal use.
Do not change their names and watermarks and do not upload them on other websites.
Should you need to use these tube for an other use than personal,
please contact the tubers first.


You will need
the tubes, the brushes and the selection in the zip file here
the mask 20/20 here
the plugins FLAMING PEAR : transline - OPTIK VERVE LABS : Virtual Photographer - TOPAZ VIVACITY : Topaz Clean

Put the tubes and the brushes in a folder of your choice. In PSP go to file => Import => custom brushes and import your brushes.
Put the 20/20 mask in your PSP masks folder
Put the selection in your PSP selections folder
Put your plugins in your plugins folder
  1. Open the image "Fond_Mariel"

  2. Layers => duplicate and resize to 80% - resize all layers unchecked.

  3. Selections => select all. Selection => modify => select selection borders with these settings. Flood fill the selection with a colour of your tube.




  4. Selections => select none (Ctrl D) and go back to the bottom layer.

  5. Effects => plugins => Optik Verve Labs : Virtual Photographer : Sunset - Slide 1




  6. Go back to the resized layer. Effects => plugins => Topaze Vivacity : Topaz Clean with these settings : threshold 31 - clean radius 5.80 - sharpness 3

  7. Effects => distortion effects : Wind : wind from left 100%. Apply again but with wind from right 100%

  8. Effects => DSB Flux => linear transmission : horizontal : 10 / 14 / 50
  9. Repeat step 7. In the layers palette : blend mode : soft light

  10. Open MarieL's tube "MarieL2006mai_makeup_05". Copy and past as new image.

  11. Layers => Load/save mask => download mask from disk and select the 20/20 mask. Settings : source luminance - fit to canvas - invert transparency unchecked - hide all mask. Layers => Merge group

  12. Edit => copy. Edit => paste as new layer on your working image and move the layer to the left side.

  13. Image => add borders : 1 px - same colour as step 3

  14. Edit => copy

  15. Open a new image 750 x 550 transparent

  16. Paste as new layer your last image

  17. Go back to layer 1. Selections => select all and paste into selection the same image.

  18. Adjust => Blur => Radial blur with these settings :




  19. Selections => select none (Ctrl D). Effects => Edge effects : enhance more and go back to raster 2

  20. Open MarieL's tube "Mariel 2006 fev jewel03". Copy and paste as new layer on your working image and move the tube to the right side.

  21. Layers palette => blend mode : multiply

  22. Effects => plugins => Topaz Vivacity as in step 6

  23. Go back to the bottom layer. Add a new layer

  24. Select a colour from your tube for the foreground

  25. Paintbrush tool. Select MarieL's brush "Mariel beauty 1" and apply the brush in the upper left corner

  26. Add a new layer. Select MarieL's brush "Mariel" and apply twice with the same colour.

  27. Layers => arrange => move up above the centered image of your working image (as shown on the finished tag)

  28. Effects => Edge effects => enhance more

  29. Go to the top layer. Add a new layer

  30. Selections => load/save selection => load selection from disk and select "Odin-tut02"

  31. Flood fill the selection with the same colour used for the brush

  32. Selection => modify => contract 1 px and hit delete key

  33. Selection => promote selection to layer and flood fill with the same colour again

  34. Selection => select none (Ctrl D) and lower opacity to your liking

  35. Effects => plugins => Flaming Pear : transline

  36. Go back to the layer under. Effects => edge effects => enhance more

  37. Go back to the promoted selection layer. Layers palette => merge down

  38. Layers palette => blend mode : hard light

  39. Layers palette => duplicate. Effects => distortion effects : displacement map with these settings :




  40. Slightly move the layer to the right side (squares close to the right border). To your liking and depending on your choosen colour, effects => edge effects : enhance

  41. Image => add borders : 1 px same colours as step 3

  42. Add your text. Effects => 3D effects : drop shadow 1 / 1 / 100 / white

  43. Export your tag in JPG optimizer.



You are done !
I hope you enjoyed doing this tutorial.

Translated by SilmarilDesigns, June 23th 2006
 
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