American Girl

This lesson was written by me, Jille, on March 26, 2010 in the Dutch version from PSPX3. The lesson can be made in other versions as well. I followed my own ideas, any connection with an existing lesson is a coincidence.

Filters
<I C Net Software> Filters Unlimited 2 - Toadies - Sandflower Special
Flaming Pear - Flood and Transline (freebies)
Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact

Credits and Material: I used
- Tube jet-woman05-februari-2008
- Tube kikirou1470_tulipes
- Font EdenMils

Material download here

I thank the tubers for their lovely work. This lesson would not exist without their effort.

Preparation
Put the Flaming Pear filters in your map with Filters
Put the selections in your map with Selections
Put the Preset Flood in a map of your choice
Minimize the font
Open PSP
Import Toadies and Sandflower filter in <I C Net Software> Filters Unlimited 2.0
Open the tubes in the program and minimize
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Material
Foreground color #e16c8f and background color #fedee9 - or choose your own

Foreground material : change into gradient

The lesson

  1. File - New - New Image - transparent checked - 800/600 pixels
  2. Flood fill Tool -fill with the gradient
  3. Adjust - Blur - Motion Blur
  4. Adjust - Blur - Radial blur
  5. Adjust - Add/Remove noise - Add noise
  6. Layers - Duplicate
  7. Effects - Plugins - <I C Net Software> Filters Unlimited 2.0 - &<Sandflowers Special> - Starmaker
  8. Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Transline
  9. Layer palette - Opacity of this layer = 67 and blend mode Multiply
  10. Layers - Duplicate
  11. Image - Flip
  12. Image - Mirror
  13. Layer palette -Opacity = 100 and blend mode = Burn
  14. Layers - Merge - Merge All (Flatten)
    This is the result
  15. Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flood
    Click on the red arrow and load my preset

    Result

  16. Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load selection from Disk
  17. Layer palette -Promote selection to layer
  18. Adjust - Blur - Motion Blur- same settings
  19. Effects - Plugins -Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact - Perspective shadow
  20. Layers - New Raster layer
  21. Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load selection from Disk - load: American_2
  22. Flood Fill Tool -Fill selection with background color
  23. Effects - 3D Effects - Inner Bevel
  24. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow
  25. Selections - Select None
    Result
  26. Activate the bottom layer in your Layer palette
  27. Open the tube kikirou1470_tulipes
  28. Edit - Copy - Close
  29. On your working area - Edit - Paste as New Layer
  30. Move Tool - move see print screen
  31. Layer palette - Blend Mode = Hard Light
  32. Layers - Duplicate
  33. Activate the original tube layer - Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius 20
  34. Activate the top layer in your Layer palette
  35. Open female tube from Jet and activate the tube layer
  36. Make a copy with shift D on your keyboard - Close original and proceed with the copy
  37. Image - Resize - 92% -Smart Size
  38. Edit - Copy and close
  39. On your working area - Edit - Paste as New Layer
  40. Move Tool - place as follows
  41. Layers - Duplicate
  42. Activate the original tube layer - Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius 20
  43. Layers - Merge - Merge All (Flatten)
  44. Image - Add Borders- symmetric checked- 5 pixels background color
  45. Magic Wand Tool - Tolerance and Feather = 0 - Select this border
  46. Layer palette - Promote selections to layer
  47. Effects - 3D Effects - Inner Bevel- same settings
  48. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow- same settings
  49. Selections - Select None
  50. Image - Add Borders- symmetric checked- 25 pixels foreground color
  51. Image - Add Borders- symmetric checked- 1 pixel black
  52. Add your watermark
  53. Material palette for the text- shut foreground color
  54. Activate Text Tool

    write your text
  55. Users from PSP X3 - click the check mark in the top menu - otherwise click Apply
  56. Move Tool - move text to its place
  57. Layer palette - Convert to Raster Layer
  58. Effects - 3D Effects - Inner Bevel - same settings
  59. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow- same settings
  60. Layers - Duplicate
  61. Activate the original text layer - Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius 20
  62. Layers - Merge - Merge All (Flatten)
  63. File - Save As- Give_a_Name.jpg

So we are done. I hope you enjoyed this lesson
Hugs
Jille
Extra example made by Miep