SPECIALBLENDS PART 2/ LES 011: Sophia

Sophia


This lesson was written by Ann on February 12 2012 in the Dutch version from PSPX4
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Any resemblance whith an existing lesson is merely a coincidence.
Lessons translated in English by Jille.
Lorna translates in French
Bhyma Web (Maria) translates in Spanish.
Marion translates in German.

TD-studio uses often tubes from Kitty & Annelies whith permission

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MATERIAL

  • 2 tubes: kittys-Purnima Ahir_small.pspimage
    @nn_140412_misted_Flowers_tdstudio.pspimage
    -- » open in the psp program

  • 9 brushes: brushes_Sophia in zip file
    extract into your map Brushes

  • 3 masks: masks_Sophia in zipfile
    -- » open in the psp program

  • 1 Picture Frame: map fotolijst_Sophia
    extract into your map Picture Frames

  • 1 preset EC5 - Impact - Perspective shadow:
    -- » extract into: C:\Alien Skin\Eye Candy 5 Impact\Settings\Shadow or double click for an automatic installation

  • Script OE/Windows mail in zip file

Material download here


FILTERS

  • Nik Software Color Efex
  • Fotomatic - sky grad
  • AP Power blend - Distort GridEdge

Preparation

Lesson made in version X4 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! you can make this lesson in lower versions too.

Foreground color on gradient , I chose Duotone Lavender whith these settings:
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Background = White

  1. Tip: Feel free to change the opacity and blend mode from the layers if you use material of your own choice. Use colors that match well and if necessary use the program ColorShemer , to help you choose ..

The lesson :

  1. File - New image - Choose the gradient:
    3
  2. Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave:
    4
  3. Adjust - blur - Gaussian blur radius 25
    Result:
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  4. Shift + G (gamma correction 3 x 0,76
  5. Layers - New Raster layer
  6. Flood fill tool and fill with White
  7. Layers - new mask layer - from Image:
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  8. Layers - Merge - Merge group
  9. Effects - Distortion Effects - lens distortion:(TON)
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  10. Layer palette: Opacity = 90%
  11. Layers - New Raster layer and flood fill with white
  12. Layers - new mask layer - from Image:
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  13. Layers - Merge - Merge group
  14. Layer palette: Blend mode: Soft light, Opacity: 100%
  15. Layers - New Raster layer
  16. Activate brush tool and choose: @nn_140412_brushes_SB2_001_Sophia_tdstudio
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    place brush using your white background color:
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  17. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:
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  18. Layer palette: Blend mode: Soft light, Opacity: 100%
  19. Layers - Merge - Merge visible
  20. Effects - Plugins - Fotomatic - Skygrad:
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  21. Effects - Image Effects - Seamless tiling:
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  22. Effects -Plugins - Nik Software - Color Efex Pro 3.0:
    Choose bi-colors filters:
    Color set Cool/warm -->> number 3
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  23. Edit - Copy
  24. Effects - Plugins - AP Power blend - Distort GridEdge:
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    Result:
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  25. Edit - paste as new layer
  26. Selections - select all
  27. Selections - Modify - contract: 50 px
  28. Selections - flip
  29. Delete on your keyboard
  30. Selections - flip
  31. Selections - Modify - select selection borders:
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  32. Activate Flood fill tool and fill selection with white
  33. Selections - Deselect all
  34. Effects - Plugins - EC5 Impact - perspective shadow and choose:
    @nn_140412_Sophia_EC5_PS_1.f1s
    Result:
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  35. Effects - Illumination Effects - Sun burst:
    color: White
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  36. Layers - New Raster layer
  37. Flood fill layer with white
  38. Layers - new mask layer - from Image:
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  39. Layers - Merge - Merge group
  40. Layers - New Raster layer
  41. Activate Brush Tool and choose: @nn_140412_brushes_SB2_002_Sophia_tdstudio
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    Place brush see print screen:
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  42. Layers - New Raster layer
  43. Brush Tool - use the first brush again :
    @nn_140412_brushes_SB2_001_Sophia_tdstudio
    Place at random with white - (we will move it later)
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  44. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:
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  45. Activate Move tool and move to the right:
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  46. Activate misted tube: @nn_140412_misted_Flowers_tdstudio.pspimage
    Edit - Copy
    Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area and move a little
  47. Layer palette: Blend mode: normal, Opacity: 75%
  48. Layers - New Raster layer
  49. Activate Brush Tool and choose:
    @nn_140412_brushes_SB2_003_Sophia_tdstudio
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    place brush - see print screen - using the white background color:
    29
  50. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:
    Color: White
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  51. Layers - New Raster layer
  52. Activate Brush Tool and choose:
    @nn_140412_brushes_SB2_004_Sophia_tdstudio
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    place brush - see print screen - using the white background color:
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  53. Layers - New Raster layer
  54. Activate Brush Tool and choose:
    @nn_140412_brushes_SB2_005_Sophia_tdstudio
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    place brush - see print screen - using the white background color:
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  55. Layers - New Raster layer
  56. Using your brush tool and choose :
    @nn_140412_brushes_SB2_006_Sophia_tdstudio
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    place brush - see print screen - using the white background color:
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  57. Layer palette: Blend mode:normal, Opacity: 55%38
  58. Layers - New Raster layer
  59. Brush Tool and choose:
    @nn_140412_brushes_SB2_007_Sophia_tdstudio
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    place brush - see print screen - using the white background color:
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  60. Layer palette: Decrease Opacity = 70%
  61. Layers - New Raster layer
  62. Brush Tool and choose:
    @nn_140412_brushes_SB2_008_Sophia_tdstudio
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    place brush - see print screen - using the white background color:
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  63. Layer palette: Blend mode: Overlay, Opacity: 50%
  64. Layers - New Raster layer
  65. Activate Brush Tool and choose:
    @nn_140412_brushes_SB2_009_Sophia_tdstudio
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    Place the brush here using your white color:
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  66. Activate the tube from Kitty: kittys-Purnima Ahir_small.pspimage (I resized and mirrored)
  67. Edit - Copy
  68. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
  69. Move to the left :
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  70. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:
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  71. Image - Picture Frame and choose:
    @nn_140412_frame_Sophia_tdstudio
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  72. Layers - merge - merge all (flatten) and save as jpg
  73. I hope you enjoyed this lesson.
    Do not forget to thank the tubers and the translators - hard working people on the background
    Please leave a message in my guestbook about this lesson. (Mention the name of the lesson please)
    Hugs Ann