< Grenier_TopShury

 



 


© 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 selection and the mask in the zip file here
an image of your choice : height 350 x 450 width
the plugin DSB Flux

Put the mask in your PSP masks folder
Put the selection in your PSP selections folder
Put the plugin in your plugins folder
  1. Select a light colour for your foreground and a darker one for your background.


  2. Materials palette => foreground gradient : linear - angle 90° - repeats 1 - invert checked


  3. Open a new image 1024 x 350 and flood fill it with your gradient


  4. Adjust => blur => gaussian blur : 30


  5. In your selection settings toolbar, select "custom" with these settings :




  6. Selections => modify => contract : 50. Selections => modify : feathering 20


  7. Layers palette : promote selection to layer


  8. Effects => plugins => DSB flux => linear transmission : 15 / 15 / 30 - horizontal


  9. Effects => edge effects : enhance more


  10. Selections => select none (Ctrl D). Layers palette : duplicate. Image => mirror


  11. Layers palette : merge down


  12. Layers palette : raster 1. Effects => texture effects => blinds - background dark colour




  13. Layers => Load/save mask => load mask from disk. Select the "Fadebottom_01" mask. Settings : check source luminance, fit to canvas, hide all mask - invert transparency unchecked


  14. Layers => delete and merge group


  15. Image => canvas size : 1024x400 with these settings :




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


  17. Layers palette => arrange => move down and merge visible layers


  18. Effects => image effects => seamless tiling with these settings. Put the image aside




  19. Open a new image 450 x350 transparent. Flood fill with your gradient = invert unchecked


  20. Adjust => blur => gaussian blur : 30


  21. Effects => plugins => DSB flux => linear transmission : 5 / 5 / 30 - horizontal


  22. Effects => edge effects : enhance. Edit => copy


  23. Open your 1024x400 tag. Add a new layer


  24. Selections => Load/save selection => load selection from disk and select the "shury_01" selection


  25. Edit => paste into selection. Selections => select none


  26. With your magic wand (feathering 0) select the inside area of the selection


  27. Selections => modify => expand 30. Add a new layer


  28. Open your image. Resize it if needed as it must have a 350 px height. Copy and paste into selection of your 1024x400 working image. Selections => select none


  29. Layers palette => arrange => move down


  30. Go back to the upper layer (the frame layer). Merge down


  31. Effects =>3D effects => drop shadow with these settings - foreground colour




  32. Stay on the shadow layer. Effects => texture effects => blinds with the same settings as step 12. Layers palette => blend mode => darken. (tip : this in fact depends on your colours. When I did Jeany's tutorial, I choose the blendmode "multiply")


  33. Layers palette => duplicate. Image => mirror


  34. Go back to the upper layer. Effects => 3D effects => drop shadow : 1 / 1 / 100 / 1 - background colour (shadow on new layer unchecked). Apply again the drop shadow with H and V : -1


  35. With the text tool add yoour name. Merge all (flatten)


  36. File => export => JPG optimizer

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

Translated by SilmarilDesigns, July 24th 2006
 
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