Translation: August 20 2014

 

~~ Original by Kad's PSP Design ~~

Thank you Karin for your permission to translate your tutorials.

Please read my TERMS before sharing this tutorial! 

 

 

Materials:  

This translation is written for PSP15 but can also be made with other PSP versions.

 

 

Acknowledgements:

Tube by Nara Pamplona. She shares her tubes HERE

Mask by Narah. She shares her beautiful masks HERE

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0
  • Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1
  • VM Instant Art Tripolis **
  • Simple Pizza Slice Mirror **
  • AP [Lines] - Lines - Silverlining
  • Toadies Ommadawn & Weaver **

** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

  • Download Preset Emboss3 HERE - Copy it to the Presets folder of PSP
  • Copy the PSP Script to the Scripts-Restricted folder of PSP
  • Open the Mask in PSP and minimize to tray

From PSP 14 and higher versions 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 a easy way to add the old Mirror and Flip options to the Image Menu I have written a tutorial you can find it HERE

 

Colors:

   
#accbb8 #095859 #61c8d4 #6b9a9c #ffffff #000000    

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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #accbb8

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #095859

 

The tutorial:

 

01

Open "346_Nara_K@D_Alfakanaal" This image contains Alpha Selections

Window - Duplicate (or shift+D) - Close the original and proceed on the copy

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1

 


02

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 VM Instant Art Tripolis


Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 Simple Pizza Slice Mirror

 

03

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Plugins - AP [Lines] - Lines - Silverlining

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 Toadies Ommadawn

Note: Use this filter through Filters Unlimited otherwise the result will be different

Effects - Distortion Effects - Polar Coordinates

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Overlay" and the Layer Opacity to 52

 

04

Layer Palette - Click on the middle Layer

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 Toadies Weaver

Note: Use this filter through Filters Unlimited otherwise the result will be different

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Burn" and the Layer Opacity to 50

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 

05

Color Palette: Double Click on the Foregroundcolor and change to #ffffff

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Foregroundcolor

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - Narah_mask_Abstract217

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

File - Script - Run - Make sure you are in the Scripts Restriced folder - Click on K@D_346_Narah_Script


Effects - User Defined Filter - Emboss_3

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Soft Light"

 

06

Layer Palette - Click on the Second Layer from the Bottom

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to "Darken"

 

07

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 20

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Your work looks like this now:

 

08

Open Tube "346_Nara_K@D_Deco1

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

No need to move

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

Repeat with the Vertical and Horizontal Offset to Minus 2

 

09

Open Tube "346_Nara_K@D_Deco2

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

 

10

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - Color #095859

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 3 px - Color #61c8d4

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - Color #095859

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 50 px - Color #ffffff

Selections - Invert

Layers - New Raster Layer

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

Selections - Select None

 

11

Open Tube "TubeNaraPamplona 1445

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

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

Move like this:

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 

12

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px - Color #095859

Image - Resize - Width 900 px  - Resize all Layers checked

Open Tube "346_Nara_K@D_Text1

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Move where you like it.

 

13

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

Extra Example:

 

 

With special thanks to my testers Chris and Martalip

Martalip:

Chris: