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Original tutorial here
Thank you Lorna for allowing me to translate your tutorials.


Silke, Isharimal and Lamanouche created the tubes used here.
Thanks to all of you


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 supplies here
Plugins : Cybia : Screenworks - Simple

  1. Open and duplicate the tubes. Close originals


  2. Open a new image 700x500 px, transparent


  3. Materials palette => foreground #c6cec6 and background #524242
    Create a gradient with the following settings


  4. fill the image with the gradient
  5. Add a new raster layer. Selections => select all


  6. Effects => geometric effects => perspective horizontal with the following settings


  7. layers palette => blend mod : multiply
    Add a new raster layer


  8. With the lasso tool (selection type : point to point - mode : replace - feather :0 - antialias checked) draw a selection as shown here


  9. Fill the selection with the colour #cdc9c8
    Selections =>select none


  10. Layers palette => duplicate. Image => flip


  11. Select the upper triangle
    Efffects => plugins => Cybia => screenworks : Lace screen


  12. Select the lower triangle
    Efffects => plugins => Cybia => screenworks : Pixel shade


  13. Go back to layer 2 (jewel box)
    Open the tube SKF_Hair184.07. Right click => copy
    Paste as new layer in your working image
    Move it to the left (see the tag above)
    Layers palette => blend mode => luminance


  14. Effects => 3D Effects => drop shadow with the following settings


  15. Efffects => plugins => Cybia => screenworks : Pixel shade
    (be sure to be on the tube's layer while applying the pluging)

  16. Open the tube Ivory. Right click => copy
    Paste as new layer in your working image
    Move it to the lower left side
    If necessary with the eraser tool (or the lasso tool) remove the part that could be on the woman's face
    Effects => edge effects => enhance
    Effects => 3D effects => Drop shadow (vert./hor. 1 - opacity 100 - blur 1 - colour #ffffff)


  17. Open the tube Ivory. Select Livello 5. Right click => copy
    Paste as new layer in your working image
    Image => resize 91%
    With the pick tool move and adapt the tube to the upper triangle base (see the tag)
    Layers palette => blend mode => Luminance (Legacy)


  18. Select Livello 6 on the Ivory tube. Right click => copy
    Paste as new layer in your working image
    Layers palette => blend mode => Luminance
    Place it on the flower tube on the right side. With the eraser tool (or the lasso tool)
    remove a part of the ring in order to give the impression the tube is attached under the flower
    Effects => 3D effects => Drop shadow (vert./hor. 1 - opacity 100 - blur 1 - colour #000000)


  19. With the text tool and an artistic font (here I used Vivaldy font) add your initial on livello 6 (see the tag)
    Effects => 3D effects => Drop shadow (vert./hor. 1 - opacity 100 - blur 1 - colour #000000)


  20. Materials palette => patterns => select the pattern "argent017"
    Pen tool - line style : diamond - with the following settings


  21. !!!! this tag has been done with PSP X2 - if you are using PSP 8 or 9 reduce the width to 6 !!!!

    to draw the line, click on the upper left corner then click on the lower right corner.
    Then right click and in the tool's menu, select "apply".
    Layers palette => convert to raster layer
    Effects => edge effects => enhance
    Effects => 3D effects => Drop shadow (vert./hor. 1 - opacity 100 - blur 1 - colour #000000)

    That's what you shoud get

  22. Layers palette => duplicate. Image => flip
    Move the layer under the layer livello 6
    Remove the part on the woman (see the tag)


  23. Open Lorna's tube Perles. Select the words you like. Right click => copy
    Past as new layers on your working image
    Place them to your liking. Layers palette => blend mode to your liking


  24. Layers palette => merge visible


  25. Image => add borders = 1 px dark colour
    Image => add borders = 10 px light colour
    Image => add borders = 1 px dark colour
    Image => add borders = 10 px light colour


  26. With the pen tool (same settings as above) draw a line on the middle dark coloured line (see the tag)
    Convert to raster layer
    Effects => edge effects => enhance
    Effects => 3D effects => Drop shadow (vert./hor. 1 - opacity 100 - blur 1 - colour #000000)
    Layers palette => duplicate. Image => flip
    Layers palette => duplicate. Image => free rotate 90°
    Move it to the left side on the middle dart coloured line. Remove the surplus part (see the tag)
    Layers palette => duplicate. Image => flip


  27. Open the tube Pearlcnr. Right click => copy
    Paste as new layer on your working image and place it in the upper left side
    Effects => 3D effects => Drop shadow (vert./hor. 1 - opacity 100 - blur 1 - colour #000000)


  28. Effects => plugins => Simple : top left mirror
    Add your name
    Layers palette => merge all (flatten)
    File => export as jpeg optimiser


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

Translated by Silmaril, August 28th, 2008.

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