Silence
***English version***

Lesson written by Ann in the Dutch version of PSP X
Update by Jille April 2020 in the version PSP 2020

Filters Plugins:
Artistic (Rough Pastels)
Photo Effex

Material: download here
Put the brushes in the Brushes folder of PSP.
Put your selections in the PSP Selections folder.

Preparation
Set the foreground color with #3a3a32
and the background color with #c8c7c2


Change the foreground material to a linear background gradient with these settings

The lesson
File - New

Layers - new raster layer

Flood fill tool - Fill the layer with the foreground gradient
Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - radius 50
Effects - plug-in filters - Artistic - Rough pastels - default settings

Effects - Edge effects- Enhance

Material

Layers - New raster layer
Flood fill tool - Fill with the dark foreground color
Selections: Load/Save selections - Load selection from disk - Td_sel001_owl and click OK

Press delete button on keyboard
Effects - Edge effects - enhance more - Opacity +/-50

Layers new raster layer
Selections: Load/Save selections - Load selection from disk- Td_sel002_owl

Material
Foreground on gradient again

Flood fill tool: Fill the selection with the gradient
Selections - deselect
Effects -Distortion effects- Wind - 100% from the left

and repeat
Effects -Distortion effects- Wind - 100% from the right
Layer palette - Blend mode = Multiply
Effects- Image effects - seamless tiling

Image - Miror- - Vertical miror.

Activate tube @nn_misted_300905_Birdhouse_TD_©.psp.
Image - resize, 320 pixels height.
Edit - Copy.
Back to your working area: Edit- -Paste as new layer.
Layer palette : Blend mode Luminance (H) and Opacity 40%.

Image - Add borders -1 pixel -symmetric checked with Dark color.
Edit - Copy and minimize Image.

Second part
Open Image transparent 1024 x 450 pixels

Flood fill tool - fill with foreground gradient.
Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur, radius 50.
Effects - Plugins - Artistic - Rough pastels - custom settings

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance
Edit - Paste as new layer (still in memory)

Effects- Image effects - Seamless tiling

Layers - new raster layer
Selection tool - Custom selection
-

Flood fill tool - fill with foreground gradient
Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - radius 50
Effects - Plugins - Photo-Effex - scanlines, custom settings

Effects - Edge effects Enhance
Selections - deselect all
Effects - 3D Effects - drop shadow with these settings

Effects - 3 D Effects - drop shadow with these settings

Layer palette - Opacity +/-70

Open the tube with the snowy owl
Image - resize: 420 pixel "high all layers checked"

Edit - Copy
On your working area - Edit - Paste as new layer
Move tool - move down to the right
Effects - 3 D Effects - drop shadow with these settings

Layers - new raster layer
Brush tool - penseelpapierelement 015, custom settings

Place your brush with the dark color

Effects - 3 D Effects - drop shadow, with these settings - color white

Image - Add borders - symmetric not checked - Dark color

Add your signature and save as jpg

Example Jille tubes from Kamil and Betsie

Example Maureen