Loving Heart


This lesson was written by Jille in the Dutch version from PSP XIII
on March 7 2011.
I followed my own inspiration. Any connection whith an existing lesson is merely a coincidence
It is possible to make this lesson in lower versions as well

FILTERS USED

Visual Manipulation - Transmission
Virtual Photographer - Virtual Photographer 4
FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss
Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Perspective Shadow en Gradient Glow
Install the filters

- Filter Factory Gallery M - Loom *
- Toadies - Weaver *
These filters can be imported in <IC Net Software>Filters Unlimited 2 after you opened the program

CREDITS AND MATERIAL: I used

Tube: jhanna_378 tube©loriearley.pspimage visit Johanna's group here
Background: bg_jille.jpg
Masker: 1217491052_masques.jpg
Brush: @nn_260610_brush_013_set3_tdstudio

I thank the makers from the mask and the tubes for their beautiful work. This lesson would not exist without their effort


Material:download here

Preparation
Extract your Brush into your map whth brushes or import in PSP (file - import - Custom brush)
Open PSP
Open tube, background and mask in your program and minimize

Material
Foreground color = #96c4cdand background color = #541e59
Material foreground: Change into Foreground - background gradient whith these settings

The lesson

  1. File - New - New Image - click whith your right mouse button in the color box and choose the gradient
  2. Layers - New Raster layer
  3. Selections - Select all

  4. Open background bg_Jille
  5. Edit - Copy and close

  6. On your working area - Edit - Paste into selection
  7. Selections - Deselect all
  8. Layer palette - Opacity 100 and Blend Mode Luminance (legacy)
  9. Effects - Plugins - Visual Manipulation - Transmission
  10. Effects - Plugins - Virtual Painter - Virtual Painter 4

    At ADJUST: Material = Subtle all other on Normal
  11. Layers - Merge - Merge visible

  12. Material palette - change foreground color into white - the gradient stays
  13. Layers - New Raster layer
  14. Flood fill tool - Fill with the gradient
  15. Adjust - Add/Remove noise- Add Noise


  16. Layers - New Mask layer - From image
  17. Layers - Merge - Merge group
  18. Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance
  19. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow
  20. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur
  21. Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance - twice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Result

  22. Layers - Merge - Merge visible
  23. Layers - New Raster layer
  24. Material palette -Replace gradient with the solid white color
  25. Activate Brush tool with these settings and choose @nn_260610_brush_013_set3_tdstudio

    Place twice with foreground color and 1 with background color see example
  26. Layers - Merge - Merge visible


  27. Open the tube jhanna_378 tube©loriearley
  28. Edit copy and close

  29. On your working area - Edit - Paste as new layer
  30. Move Tool - to the left
  31. Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Perspective Shadow

  32. Layer palette - the layer with the woman's tube and activate bottom layer
  33. Selection Tool- Custom selection
  34. Layer palette - Promote selection to layer
  35. Layer palette - Arrange - Move to front

  36. Layer palette - Activate bottom layer again
  37. Selections - Invert
  38. Layer palette - Promote selection to layer
  39. Layer palette - Arrange - Move to front
  40. Selections - Deselect all

  41. Layer palette - Activate the layer with the woman's tube (it remains closed)
  42. Layers - Duplicate
  43. Layer palette - Arrange - Move up and make visible
    Layer palette looks like this

  44. Layers - Merge - Merge down
    Layer palette looks like this


  45. I created two Guides (the blue lines) - an horizontal one on 80 pixels and a vertical one on 600

  46. Click Fast key D on your keyboard and settings Top Menu = perspective

    Drag the node on the right side lower see example
  47. Layer palette - Activate top layer and repeat item 47, with the node on the left side this time
  48. Layers - Merge - Merge down
    Click fast key M to deselect
  49. Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Perspective Shadow - same settings
  50. Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact -Gradient glow


  51. Layer palette - Make bottom layer active and
    Activate Freehand Selection tool with these settings ( From point to point ; Add)

    Select the triangle on top and on the bottom
  52. Selections - Load/Save Selection- Save selection to Alpha Channel


    you can give a name (I did not - because it is the only selection) and click SAVE

  53. Layer palette - Promote selection to layer
  54. Layer palette - Arrange - Bring to Front (selection remains)
  55. Layers - Duplicate
  56. Effects - Plugins - <IC Net Software>Filters Unlimited 2 - Filter Factory Gallery M - Loom
    standard settings(0 en 255)
  57. Layer palette - Opacity = 55 and Blend Mode = Hard light
    (selection remains)
  58. Layers - New Raster layer
  59. Selections - Modify - Select selection borders 1 pixel - Outside
  60. Flood fill tool - fill selection with white
  61. Selections - Deselect all

  62. Layer palette - make the layer with the woman's tube visible
    Arrange - Move to front
  63. Image - Mirror
  64. Move Tool - to the right and a bit lower see example
  65. Effects - Plugins - FM TIle Tools - Blend Emboss
  66. Repeat this filter 1 or 2 times
  67. Layer palette - Opacity = 75 and Blend Mode = Overlay

  68. Material palette - close background color - foreground color = white
  69. Activate Pen Tool

    and draw a line between the two points you created
  70. Click the checkmark to apply
  71. Layer palette - Convert to raster layer

  72. Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Weaver - standard settings



  73. Selections - Load/Save Selection- Load selection from alpha channel
  74. click delete on your keyboard
  75. Layer palette: Make layer with the woman tube actif and click delete on your keyboard
  76. Selections- Deselect all
  77. Result


  78. Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1 pixel white
  79. Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 5 pixels background color
  80. Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1 pixel white

  81. Selections - Select all
  82. Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 30 pixels background color
  83. Selections - Invert
  84. Flood fill tool - Fill whith the gradient
    Material palette looks like this
  85. Effects - Texture effects - Weave
  86. Selections - Deselect all

  87. Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1 pixel white
  88. Add watermark
  89. File -Save as Give_a_name.jpg

So we reached the end. I hope you enjoyed this lesson
Jille