© Le Grenier de Jeany - June 6th 2006


Original tutorial here

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

 
MarieL kindly allowed me to use her beautiful tubes and brush for this tutorial
Thank you Marie
 

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.
 
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You will need :
the tubes and brush in the zip file here


Open the zip file, save the tubes in a folder of your choice and the brush in your PSP brushes folder.
In PSP open the tubes and duplicate them. Close the original images. We will be working with the duplicated ones.

  1. Materials palette : foreground with a light colour : #66bdec and background with a darker colour : #0a4d7a.

  2. Open a new image 550 x 400 px transparent

  3. Selections => select all (Ctrl A)

  4. Open the image "Tina_fond.jpg". Right click => copy and paste into selection of your working image. Selections => select none (Ctrl D)

  5. Effects => Edge effects : enhance (do it twice)

  6. Add a new layer. Selections => select all (Ctrl A)

  7. Open MarieL'stube "MarieL2006mai_body_eyes01t". Right click => copy and paste into selection of your working image.

  8. In the layers palette : lower opacity to 40 - blend mode : Luminance. Selections => select none (Ctrl D)

  9. Effects => Edge effects : enhance

  10. Edit => again paste as new layer MarieL's tube and move it to the left on the edge of the previous eye.

  11. Opacity 75 - blend mode : Luminance




  12. Open MarieL'stube "MarieL2006juin_starfisht". Right click => copy and paste as new layer.

  13. Place the tube on the left, under the eye. Blend mode : luminance - opacity 40

  14. Open MarieL'stube "MarieL2006_1018972_Ellia_small". Right click => copy and paste as new layer. Don't move it. Now move the starfish in such a way that the woman's hands are on the starfish's middle.

  15. Go back to "MarieL2006_1018972_Ellia_small" layer. Effects => 3D Effects => drop shadow : 2 / 2 / 100 - 70 white - "shadow on new layer" checked

  16. Go back on the woman's layer. Adjust => Hue and saturation => hue/saturation/Lightness with these settings :




  17. Adjust => sharpness => unsharp mask with these settings :




  18. Add a new layer. Foreground : white

  19. Paintbrush tool. Select "MarieL_geometric_0061" brush - size 380 ! Apply the brush as shown below :




  20. Create a gradient with the colours of step 1




  21. Open the tube "Tina_lignes". Right click => copy and paste as new layer.

  22. Selections => select all (Ctrl A). Selections => float. Selections => defloat.

  23. Flood fill the lines with the gradient. If needed, zoom in to be sure that the lines are filled up.

  24. Duplicate the layer. Go back to the original layer. Effects => Image effects => seamless tiling : corner (factory defaults)

  25. Effects => distortion effects => twirl : - 65°. Go back to the copy layer (on the top)

  26. Effects => 3D Effects => drop shadow : 1 / 1 / 100 / 1 - background dark colour. Selections => select none

  27. Image => add borders : 1 px - foreground light colour

  28. Image => add borders : 1 px - background dark colour

  29. Image => add borders : 1 px - foreground light colour

  30. Add your text and export in JPG optimizer.

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

Translated by SilmarilDesigns, June 20th 2006
 
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