Aleandra

::: Update: 26 October, 2019 16:01 :::

INFO

This lesson was written by Ann on August 18th 2010 in the Dutch version from PSP X3
Copyright©2010 - website: tdstudio - guestbook -

Any resemblance with an existing lesson is merely a coincidence.
Jille translates these lessons in English and in French.
Bhyma Web (Maria) translates in Spanish.
Marion translates in German.

::: Degree of difficulty: Level 1 - items: 76 :::


  • Materials:
      • 4 tubes:"@nn_170810_abstract_Aleandra_001_tdstudio.pspimage" "@nn_170810_abstract_Aleandra_002_tdstudio.pspimage"
        "Alies 282-vrouwen-29072010.pspimage" thank you Annelies for this beautiful tube, you can find her tube group here: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/Exclusive_Top_Tubes_4U/
        "jet-mistedwoman1-juni-2008.pspimage" thank you Annelies for this beautiful tube, I think that Jet doesn't distribute her tubes any longer, which is a pity... should she distribute her tubes without my knowledge please mail me.
        -- open the tubes in your PSP program
      • 1 gradient: @nn_170810_GR_aleandra_tdstudio.PspGradient
        ------- » C:\Users\YourName\Documents\My PSP-files\Gradients
      • 2 masks: "@nn_210810_mask_Aleandra_002_tdstudio.PspMask" "@nn_210810_mask_Aleandra_001_tdstudio.PspMask"
        ------- » C:\Users\YourName\Documents\My PSP-files\Masks
      • 1 brush: @nn_210810_brush_Aleandra_001_tdstudio.PspBrush
        ------- » C:\Users\YourName\Documents\My PSP-files\Brushes
      • 1 Font: Rockwell
        ------- » minimize or install on the C:\ drive
      • 1 preset for Eye candy 5: Impact Gradient glow:
        @nn_Aleandra_GG_EC5.f1s
        ------- » double click and install in this map:
        C:\Alien Skin\Eye Candy 5 Impact\Settings\Glow
      • 1 preset for Eye candy 5: Impact Backlight:
        @nn_Aleandra_Backlight_EC5.f1s
        ------- » double click and install in this map:
        C:\Alien Skin\Eye Candy 5 Impact\Settings\Backlight

        DOWNLOAD MATERIALS

  • 8 Filters:
      • Unlimited 2.0
      • Toadies (import in filter unlimited 2.0)
      • Visual Manipulation
      • Eye Candy 5: Impact
      • Mura's Meister - Pole Transform
      • OptikVerveLabs - Virtual Photographer
      • VM Natural
      • Richard Rosenman - Solid border

        Install the filters.

  • Preparation
    Material Foreground on gradient with these settings:
    select the gradient @nn_170810_GR_aleandra_tdstudio:
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    Background color = White.

    Do you prefer working with a different gradient? Click Edit and switch to the colors of your choice
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    To start the lesson the material palette looks like this:
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    If you use different colors -- ››
    feel free to change the opacity and blend mode from the layers and colorize if necessary

    The lesson

  1. File - new image:
    choose foreground gradient(Click right in the color)
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  2. Adjust - Blur - radial blur:
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  3. Layers - Duplicate
  4. Effects - Plugins - Visual Manipulation - Transmission:
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  5. Effects - Distortion Effects - lens distortion - barrel:
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  6. Layer palette - decrease opacity to 25%
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  7. Activate the file @nn_170810_abstract_Aleandra_001_tdstudio.pspimage
  8. Edit - Copy
  9. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
  10. Effects - Plugins - Mura's Meister - Pole transform:
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  11. Activate the layer palette:

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  12. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:
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  13. Layers - Merge - Merge all (flatten)
  14. Effects - Plugins - optikVerveLabs - Virtual Photographer and choose preset HALO
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  15. Window - duplicate and minimize; we will use this copy for the background. We continue with the original
  16. Layers - New Raster Layer
  17. Flood fill with the gradient 15
  18. Effects - Plugins Unlimited 2.0 - Toadies - Posterize:
    pay attention, if you use other colors, raise the number
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  19. Effects - Distortion Effects- polar coordinates:
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    This is the result:
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  20. Image - Resize with these settings:
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    You should have this circle now:
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  21. Effects - Plugins Eye candy 5: Impact - Gradient glow - tab settings - choose my preset:
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  22. Layers - New Raster Layer
  23. Flood fill with the white background color
  24. Layers - mask load/save - load mask from disk and choose:
    @nn_210810_mask_Aleandra_001_tdstudio
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  25. Layers - Merge - merge group
  26. Effects - Plugins Eye candy 5: Impact - Backlight tab settings - and choose my preset:
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    This is the result:
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  27. Layers - New Raster Layer
  28. Flood fill with the white background color
  29. Layers - mask load/save - load mask from disk and choose::
    @nn_210810_mask_Aleandra_002_tdstudio
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  30. Layers - Merge - Merge group
  31. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow with these settings:
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    This is the result:
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  32. Layers - New Raster Layer
  33. Activate the brush tool and choose @nn_210810_brush_Aleandra_001_tdstudio
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  34. Stamp the brush with the white background color see example:
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  35. Activate the layer palette and decrease opacity to 50%
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  36. Activate the tube from Jet:
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  37. Edit - Copy
  38. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
  39. move to the right upper corner :
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  40. Activate the layer palette and decrease opacity to +/- 70% - blend mode = Hard light or to your choice
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  41. Activate the tube from Alies:
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  42. Edit - Copy
  43. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
  44. Move tube see print screen:
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  45. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow with these settings:
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  46. Layers - Merge - Merge all (flatten)
  47. Activate the free hand selection tool with these settings (Point to point - add):
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  48. Select this part, if you let go the tool, the selection will become larger:
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  49. Select this part (at the bottom right):
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    The selection will become larger if you let go the tool:
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  50. Effects - Plugins - VM Natural - Sparkle:
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  51. Selections - Select all
  52. Selections - modify - contract with 50 px
  53. Selections - invert
  54. Adjust - Blur - radial blur:
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  55. Selections - invert
  56. Selections - modify - select selection borders:
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  57. Zoom in to be able to flood fill with white (mode = none)
  58. Selections - deselect all
    This is the result:
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  59. Activate the Text Tool with these settings:
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    Type the text ALEANDRA in capitals, click the check mark to apply (psp X3 users)48
  60. Objects - align - center in canvas
  61. Layers - convert to raster layer
  62. Effects - Plugins Mura's Meister - Pole transform:
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  63. Image - resize :
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    This is your result:
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  64. Activate the layer palette and decrease opacity to 70, blend mode: Overlay
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  65. Activate this file: @nn_170810_abstract_Aleandra_002_tdstudio.pspimage
  66. Edit - Copy
  67. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area and move a little
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  68. Activate the layer palette:
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  69. Layers - Merge - Merge all (flatten)
  70. Effects - Plugins - Richard Rosenman - solid border:
    Color: WHITE
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  71. Repeat filter with these settings:
    Color: BLACK
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  72. Repeat filter but change the settings as follows:
    Color: WHITE
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  73. And repeat one last time, Color: BLACK
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  74. Activate the minimized image
  75. Effects- Image Effects- Seamless tiling:
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  76. Save both as JPG
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