[ Maren - PSP X8 tutorial - written by @nn - 2018 ]



::: Update: 30 October, 2019 9:35 :::

INFO


This tutorial is written by Ann November 16 2018 within the Dutch version of  PSP X8.

-------------- [ CopyrightŠ2015 - website: tdstudio - guest book - BLOG ] ----

Any resemblance to an existing tutorial is merely a coincidence.

Jille translates into English and French. : Marion into German. : Sylviane in Spanish
Pinucia in Italian and Estela in Portugeese

With special thanks to the people behind the scenes.


Download material here

Filters:

    • Mura's seamless
    • Eye candy 5 impact
    • Graphics plus
    • Unlimited 2.0

      Install the filters.

      Preparation:

      Copy Masks, selections, brushes, Picture frames to your PSP folders
      or arrange here; File - Preferences - File locations ˇ
    • Install your font on the pc
      Preset for Eye candy -->> Double Click on the Eye Candy Presets, they will be imported automatically in EC
      Open tubes and images in your PSP program.

  • Preparation 2
    Set your Foreground color to #cabad8 and your Background color to #4d2d66. Replace your Foreground color with a Foreground/Background Gradient - Linear
    Materials:


    INFO: It you use your own images or tubes, make them the same size. !!!

    Note: This tutorial is made with X8, but can also be made in other PSP Versions, if not please let me know. In previous version some Blend Mode effects can be different 
    In PSP 14.15 & 16 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. Please install the script
    Click Here
    From X7 is the original Mirror and Flip option available again.

    The Tutorial

  1. File - New - choose the gradient - right mouse click in the color box:
  2. Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Seamless - Shift at wave:
  3. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur: radius 20
  4. Edit - Copy !!!!
  5. Effects -Plugins - Graphics plus - cross shadow:
  6. Edit - Paste as new layer
  7. Selections - Load/save selection - load selection from disk:
    @nn_161118_Selectie_001_Maren_tdstudio20
    ATTENTION: Invert selection checked
  8. Delete on your keyboard
  9. Selections - Deselect all
  10. Effects -Plugins - toadies - Posterize: 227
  11. Layers - New Raster layer
  12. Activate Flood fill Tool fill layer with foreground color
  13. Effects -Plugins - IC net software - unlimited 2.0 Render - clouds:
  14. Layer palette - Lower Opacity to 40%, Blend mode: normal
  15. Layers - New Raster layer
  16. Selections - Select all
  17. Activate image: flowers.jpg, Edit - Copy
  18. Activate your work, Edit - Paste into Selection
  19. Layer palette: Opacity: 30%, Blend mode: Soft light
  20. Selections - Deselect all
  21. Selections - Load/save selection - load selection from disk:
    @nn_161118_Selectie_002_Maren_tdstudio20
    Attention: Invert selection unchecked

  22. Activate Flood fill Tool - fill selection with the foreground- color
  23. Layer palette: Opacity: 70%; Blend mode: normal
  24. Effects - Plugins - alien skin eye candy 5 - impact - perspective shadow - settings/user setting - choose my preset @nn_161118_Maren_EC5_PS.f1s
  25. Layers - New Raster layer
  26. Activate Flood fill Tool - fill layer with foreground- color
  27. Layers - mask load/save- load mask from disk and select the mask: @nn_240912_mask_172_tdstudio
  28. Layers - Merge - merge group
  29. Layer palette: Opacity: 50%; Blend mode: normal
  30. Layers - New Raster layer
  31. Activate Flood fill Tool - fill layer with foreground- color
  32. Layers - mask load/save- load mask from disk and select the mask:
    @nn_161118_masker_Maren_tdstudio2.0.jpg, settings are OK
  33. Layers - Merge - merge group
  34. Layer palette: Opacity: 55%; Blend mode: Overlay
  35. Layers - New Raster layer
  36. Selections - Load/save selection - load selection from disk:
    @nn_161118_Selectie_003_Maren_tdstudio20
  37. Effects -Plugins - alien skin eye candy - impact - Gradient Glow - tab settings/user settings - choose my preset
    @nn_161118_Maren_EC5_GG.f1s
  38. Selection remains active!!!
  39. Activate image: flowers.jpg, Edit - Copy
  40. Edit - Paste as new layer
  41. Move tool - choose a nice part of your image
  42. Selections - invert
  43. Delete on your keyboard
  44. Selections - Deselect all
  45. Effects -Plugins - alien skin eye candy - impact -Glass - settings/user settings - choose my preset @nn_161118_Maren_EC5_Glass.f1s
    Result:
  46. Layers - New Raster layer
  47. Brush tool (B) and select my file in the drop down menu: @nn_161118_brush_001_Maren_tdstudio20

    Settings are OK.
    Stamp with the foreground- color:
  48. Layer palette: Opacity: 100%, Blend mode: Soft light
  49. Layers - New Raster layer
  50. Brush tool (B) and select my file in the drop down menu: @nn_161118_brush_002_Maren_tdstudio20
    Stamp with the foreground- color:
  51. Layers - New Raster layer
  52. Brush tool (B) and select my file in the drop down menu: @nn_161118_brush_003_Maren_tdstudio20
    Stamp with the background color: (right mouse click)
  53. Layers - New Raster layer
  54. Brush tool (B) and select my file in the drop down menu: @nn_161118_brush_004_Maren_tdstudio20
    Stamp with the foreground- color:
  55. Layer palette: Opacity: 100%, Blend mode: overlay
  56. Layers - duplicate
  57. Activate Ellipse tool (Q):

    With these settings:

    Draw an oval, about the same size as the oval in the middle, it is equal where you place it.
  58. Activate Text Tool with these settings:
  59. When your Text Tool is active you see this:
  60. Put the cursor on the edge of the bow, when a little bow appears, you can start.
  61. Type your name
  62. Layer palette - tic on the little arrow, 2 Layers will open underneath, close the eye of the oval
  63. Remain on the VECTOR layer, Layers - promote to raster layer (the oval has gone, the name remains)
  64. Move tool - place your name on a nice spot
  65. Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow: 0/4/35/3 color Black
  66. Activate the file: @nn_161118_deco_Maren_tdstudio2.0.pspimage, Edit - Copy
  67. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working image
  68. Move tool, move, see example:
  69. Activate the file: @nn_161118_misted_woman_tdstudio2.0_small.pspimage, Edit - Copy
  70. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working image
  71. Move tool, move the misted to the right side
  72. Layer palette: Opacity: 60%, Blend mode: overlay
  73. Activate the file: @nn_131118_vrouw-grijs-haar-paarse-krullen_tdstudio2.0_small.pspimage, Edit - Copy
  74. Edit - Paste as new layer on your working image and move to the left
  75. Layers - duplicate
  76. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur: radius: 12
  77. Layers - Arrange - Move down
  78. Layers - Merge - Merge all (flatten)
  79. Edit - Copy
  80. Activate the frame: @nn_171118_frame_Maren_tdstudio2.0.pspimage, Edit - Paste as new layer
  81. Add your name or watermark, save as JPG file and you're done!
    Please do not forget to thank the people behind the scenes ( Translators/Tubers)  :-)
    If you want to leave a note in Ann's Guest book, please add the name of the tutorial