© Le Grenier de Jeany - july 23rd 2006


Original tutorial HERE

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


 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 tubes for any other use than personal,
please contact the tubers first for permission.

 


You will need :

the tube, selection and masks in the zip file here
an image of your choice
the plugin SIMPLE


Put the maks  in your PSP masks folder
Put the selection in your PSP selections folder
Put the plugin in your plugins folder

  1. Select 2 colours from your image. Here I used #C50243 for the foreground and #EFA200 for the background


  2. Open your flowers image. Resize to 350 px heigth. Copy and paste as new image twice. Put one of them aside


  3. On the first copy : adjust => blur => gaussian blur : 40


  4. Effects => plugins => Simple : 4 Way Average


  5. Layers => load/save mask => load mask from disk. Select the "Bulles" mask. Settings : check source luminance, fit to canvas, hide all mask - invert transparency unchecked


  6. Layers => delete and merge group


  7. Effects => image effects => seamless tiling (default settings)


  8. Material palette => pattern. Select your image with these settings. Then put aside




  9. Open a new image 1024 x 400 transparent. Selections => select all (Ctrl A)


  10. Open a copy of your flowers image. Copy and paste into selection of your 1024x400 working image.


  11. Selections => select none (Ctrl D)


  12. Adjust => blur => gaussian blur : 40


  13. Effects => plugings => Simple : 4 Way Average


  14. Add a new layer. Flood fill with the pattern you have just set step 8


  15. Layers palette => blend mode : screen. Merge visible layers


  16. Layers => load/save mask => load mask from disk. Select the "Fade_01" mask. Settings : check source luminance, fit to canvas, hide all mask - invert transparency unchecked


  17. Layers => delete and merge group


  18. Image => canvas size with these settings :




  19. Add a new layer and flood fill with your foreground colour


  20. Layers palette => arrange : send to bottom


  21. Go back to your upper layer. Add a new layer


  22. Selections => load/save selection => load selection from disk and select "Kellia_01"


  23. Flood fill the selection with your foreground pattern


  24. Adjust => blur => gaussian blur : 20. Selections => select none


  25. Effects => Distorsion effects => twirl : 242°


  26. Layers palette => blend mode : darken. (the blend mode depends on your colours. Here I used the screen blend mode). Layers => merge visible


  27. Effects => image effects => seamless tiling with these settings and put aside your top




  28. Open your pattern image. Add a new layer and flood fill with your foreground colour.


  29. Layers palette => arrange => send to bottom


  30. Effects => texture effects => fine leather : colour white




  31. Go back to your upper layer. Add a new layer. Selection => select all (Ctrl A)


  32. Open a copy of your flowers image. Copy and paste into selection of your working image.Selections => select none


  33. Layers => load/save mask => load mask from disk. Select the "20/20" mask. Settings : check source luminance, fit to canvas, hide all mask - invert transparency unchecked


  34. Layers => delete and merge group


  35. Effects => edge effects => enhance (depending on your image)


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


  37. Open the tube "Kellia_frax_01". If you want the tube matching your working tag's colour you can go to adjust => hue and saturation => colorize.


  38. Copy and paste into selection in your working image. Selections => select none (Crtl D)


  39. Layers palette => blend mode : overlay. Move the layer down just above the background layer.


  40. Merge visible layers. Edit => copy


  41. Image => add borders : 2 px - background colour


  42. Image => add borders : 20 px - foregroundground colour


  43. Image => add borders : 2 px - background colour


  44. With the magic wand (feather 0) select the 20 px border. Edit => paste into selection the copy you have done step 40


  45. Effects => texture effects => blinds - background colour with these settings




  46. Apply again the blind effect with your foreground colour and horizontal unchecked


  47. Selections => select none (Ctrl D). Edit => copy


  48. Open your 1024x450 top. Edit = paste as new layer.


  49. Effects => 3D effects => drop shadow : 1 / 1 / 55 / 20 - background colour


  50. With your text tool add your name. Merge all (flatten)


  51. File => export => JPG optimizer




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

Translated by SilmarilDesigns, July 23rd 2006
 
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