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Original tutorial here

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


Marie France has written this tutorial for PSP 9 and PSP X users.
Thank you Marie France


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, selections and image in the zip file here
the plugins ANDREW'S FILTERS 2 : InnerSelf - PENTA.COM : Color Dot - MURA'S MEISTER : copies

Put the tubes and image in a folder of your choice
Put the selections in your PSP selections folder
Put the plugins in your plugins folder

  1. Open a new image 400 x 450 px transparent

  2. Create a gradient with 2 colours of your tube and flood fill your working image




  3. Effects => plugins => Andrew's Filters 2 => InnerSelf : Split : 16

  4. Effects => edge effects : enhance more

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

  6. Selections => select all. Selections => float

  7. Open the tube "odin_fleur_mist". Right click => copy and paste as new layer

  8. Selections => invert and hit delete key (be sure you are on the flower's layer before deleting)

  9. Selections => select none (Ctrl D)

  10. Go back to the bottom layer. Effects => texture effects => blinds : 2 - 15 - horizontal unchecked - colour of your choice (mine is #224c31)

  11. Go to the layer 2 (copy of the background). Effects => 3D Effects => drop shadow : 1 / 1 / 75 / 25 - colour to your liking (mine is #224c31)

  12. Go to the layer of the flower. Add a new layer.

  13. Selections => Load/save selection => load selection from disk and select "odin-biais-type-ann01". Flood fill the selection with your foreground colour

  14. Selections => modify => contract 2 px and hit delete key

  15. Keep the selection active. Add a new layer and flood fill with your foreground colour.

  16. Effects => Texture effects => weave : 2 / 7 / 15 - colours matching your tube




  17. Effects => edge effects => enhance more. Selections => select none (Ctrl D)

  18. Layers palette => lower the layer's opacity to 20 or to your liking

  19. Layers palette => merge down and duplicate the merged layer

  20. Image => free rotate => 90° and display the 2 stripes as shown below :




  21. Image => add borders : 1 px - dark colour. Put the tag aside.

  22. Open a new image 750 x 550 px transparent

  23. Selections => select all (Ctrl A)

  24. Open the image "odin_fond". Right click => copy and paste into selection of your working image.

  25. Open the tag you put aside, right clickv => copy and paste as new layer on your working image. Add the same drop shadow as step 11

  26. Layers palette => duplicate. Effects => plugings => Mura's Meister : Copies. In the bottom left menu select "Afterimage (rotate random)". Default settings

  27. Go back to the layer 2 below. Effects => plugins => Mura's Meister : Copies. In the bottom left menu select "Duplicate cross". Default settings

  28. Go back to the top layer. Add a new layer.

  29. Selections => => Load/save selection => load selection from disk and select "Odin biais-type-ann". Flood fill the selection with your foreground colour

  30. Selections => modify => contract 1 px and hit delete key

  31. Keep the selection active. Add a new layer and flood fill with your foreground colour. Lower the layer's opacity to your liking.

  32. Selections => select none (Ctrl D). Layers palette => merge down.

  33. Effects => 3D effects => drop shadow : 5 / 5 / 60 / 15 - colour of your choice

  34. Layers palette => duplicate and display the stripe under the first one as shown on the finished tag

  35. Go back to layer 1. Selection tool => custom selection with these settings :




  36. Effects => plugins => Penta.com : Color Dot. Default settings

  37. Effects => edge effects => enhance more

  38. Effects => 3D Effects => drop shadow : 1 / 1 / 60 / 15 - colour of your choice

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

  40. Open the tube "odin_fleur_mist_02". Right click => copy and past as new layer on your working image. Move to the lower left corner

  41. Image => add borders : 1 px - dark colour and add your text

  42. Resize to your liking and export as JPG optimizer.



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

Translated by SilmarilDesigns, June 23rd 2006
 
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