~~ Original by KaD's PSP Design  ~~

Thank you Karin for your permission to translate your tutorials.

Translated by Chris for ASDWebdesigns

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Materials:  

Disclaimer: Each Graphic is the property of the original artist to whom the copyright belongs and may not be placed in a collection or offered for sale on-line or otherwise.

This translation is written with PSP 2018 Ultimate, if you work with older versions some things might be different but the result will be the same.

 

Acknowledgements:

  • Mask by Narah
  • All other Materials by Karin

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0
  • Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1 and Sorting Tiles
  • Distortion Filters - Refractor 1 **
  • Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-HLines
  • Simple - Top Left Mirror
  • AP 01 [Innovations] - Lines - SilverLining
  • MuRa's meister - Perspective Tiling and Copies
  • Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow

    **Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

  • Double click on the Alien Skin Preset it will install automatically
  • Open all othe files in PSP, minimize to Tray. NOTE: If you are using different colors you might need to colorize

From PSP 14 and higher there is no option for Image - Mirror & Image -  Flip There is a new option but this does not give the same result except when the tube/image covers the whole image from side to side There is an easy way to add the old Mirror and Flip options to the Image Menu I have written a tutorial you can find it HERE. From PSP 17 the option is back

 

 

Colors:

   
#ffffff #232323 #869cc5 #919191 #496497 #000000    

Note: When working with your own colors, play with the Blend Mode and/or Opacity at your own discretion

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #ffffff

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #232323

Color Palette:

 

The tutorial:

01

Maximize "439_KaD_Alfakanaal"  from tray (This image contains Alpha Selections)

Edit - Copy

Window - Duplicate  or (Shift+D)

Close the original and continue on the copy


 

02

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 30


03

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

Layers - Duplicate

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 20


04

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Distortion Filters - Refractor 1

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance


05

Layer Palette: Activate the Bottom Layer (Raster1)

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selectie 1

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Keep selected


06

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-HLines

Selections - Select None

Objects - Align - Vertical Center

Note: If you do not have this option:

Press K on your keyboard to activate the Pick Tool

Enter these parameters for the X and Y positions on the Toolbar

  0.00   250.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Dodge

Result:


07

Layers - Duplicate

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Multiply and lower the Opacity to 55

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:   Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 80   Blur: 40   Color:#232323

Layer Palette: Click on the Layer below (Promoted Selection)

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:   Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 80   Blur: 40   Color:#232323

Your work looks like this now:


08

Layer Palette:  Activate the Bottom Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selectie 2

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Selections - Select None


09

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Top Left Mirror

Effects - Plugins AP 01 [Innovations] - Lines - SilverLining - Dotty Grid


10

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Edit - Repeat Move Layer Down


11

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 _ Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - 439_KaD_Shadow

Note: If the Preset isn't working for you, use these settings in the Basic Tab:

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 


12

Layer Palette: Click on the second Layer from the Bottom (Copy of Raster1)

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selectie 3

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Select None

Layers - Duplicate

Layer Palette: Change the Blend mode of this layer to Multiply and lower the Opacity to 60

Result:


13

Materials Palette:  Change the Foregroundcolor to #869cc5 and Backgroundcolor to#919191

Maximize "439_KaD_Kader"  from tray

Window Duplicate (or Shift+D)

Close the original and continue on the copy

Magic Wand:

Click inside the Frame

Flood Fill Tool:  Set the Opacity to 80 on the Toolbar

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor 

Selections - Modify - Contract - 10px

Edit - Cut  (or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Keep selected


14

Flood Fill Tool:  Set the Opacity to 20 on the Toolbar

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor 

Raise the Opacity on the Toolbar back to 100

Keep selected


15

Maximize "KaD_WomanFace50"  from tray

Erase the Watermark

Edit - Copy

Minimize to tray for later

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 80% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Move the tube into the frame like this:

Selections - Invert

Edit - Cut  (or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Selections - Select None

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Layer Palette:  Click on the Top Layer

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Edit - Copy


16

On your main work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Pick Tool (K) Enter these parameters for the X and Y positions on the Toolbar

  93.00  27.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Your work looks like this now:


17

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

 

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Layer Palette: Click on the Top layer

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:   Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 40   Blur: 20   Color:#496497


18

Maximize "KaD_WomanFace50"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 90% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Edit - Repeat image - Resize

Pick Tool (K)  Enter these parameters for the X and Y positions on the Toolbar

321, 8

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

Adjust - Sharpness - Unsharp Mask


19

Layers - Duplicate

Layer Palette:  Click on the Layer below (original tube)

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 8

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Multiply and lower the opacity to 70


20

Materials Palette: Change the Foregroundcolor to #496497

Layer Palette:  Click on the Second Layer from the Bottom (Copy of Raster 1)

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foregroundcolor 

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Disk - Narah_mask_0607

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Image - Mirror - Mirror - Horizontal

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Dodge

Result:


21

Your Layer Palette Should look like this now:

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible


22

Maximize "439_KaD_Deco02  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Pick Tool (K)  Enter these paramters for the X and Y positions on the Toolbar

  672.00  34.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Dodge


23

Maximize "439_KaD_Text1" from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Pick Tool (K)  Enter these paramters for the X and Y positions on the Toolbar

  691.00  100.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool


24

Maximize "439_KaD_Deco01"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Pick Tool (K)  Enter these paramters for the X and Y positions on the Toolbar

9.00  17.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:   Vertical: 1   Horizontal: 1  Opacity: 50   Blur: 2   Color:#000000

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #000000


25

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 900 Pixels - Resize all Layers checked

Add your name or watermark, save as JPG file and you're done!

Extra Examples by Chris and Anya Celine:

 

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