Moonlight Dancing

This lesson was written by Jille on July 9th 2010 in the Dutch version from PSP 13. The lesson can be made in other versions as well.
I followed my own ideas, any resemblance with an existing lesson is a coincidence

Filters
Mura's Meister Cloud
Vanderlee Unplugged X
Tramages - Perforator1 (can be imported in <IC Net Software>Filters Unlimited 2.0)
Xero Porcelain
Filterpage

Credits and Materiaal:

Background -flora & birds_16
Tubes - Anna and @Ann
Texture L&K13 - Site of Wonders
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Font Burgues Script
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Selections
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Texture
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I thank the tubers and the designer from the background for all the nice material
I thank L&K for the texture

Preparation
- Install the filters
- Extract selections into the map Selections
- Extract the texture into the map Textures
- Open PSP
- Open the tubes in a map of your choice or in the program PSP
- Open the background in the program

Material

I took a light color( # dff3fc ) for the foreground and a darker one ( #acc2e7) for the background
Material Foreground - change into Foreground-Background gradient with these settings

The lesson

  1. Open the background flora & birds_16
  2. Make a selection around the image (border not included
    Edit - Copy and close without saving
  3. File - New - New image transparent checked
  4. Selections - Select all
  5. Edit - Paste into selection
  6. Selections - Deselect all
  7. Layers - New Raster layer
  8. Flood Fill Tool - Fill the layer with the gradient
  9. Effects - Plugins - Mura's Meister - Cloud


    On the same layer!!!!!!!!!!!!
  10. Effects - Plugins - <IC Net Software> Filters Unlimited 2 - Tramages - Perforator1

    Still on the same layer
  11. Selections - Custom selection (518 -0 - 600 - 800)
  12. Layer palette - Promote selection to layer
  13. Effects - Texture Effects - Texture (background color)
  14. Material palette - foreground color = White
  15. Selections - Load/Save selection- Load selection from disk and load Moonlight_D1
  16. Flood Fill Tool - fill with white
  17. Selections - Deselect all
  18. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow with these settings
  19. Layers - Duplicate
  20. Effects - Plugins - Vanderlee - Unplugged X - Blobspike with background color
  21. Effects - Texture Effects - Texture with these settings

    Result
  22. Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave with these settings and background color
  23. Layer palette - Blend Mode = Soft light

    On the same layer
  24. Selections - Load/Save selection- Load selection from disk and load Moonlight_D2
  25. Press delete key on your keyboard
  26. Material palette as at the beginning - foreground color = #dff3fc and gradient on the foreground
  27. Layers - New Raster layer
  28. Selections - Load/Save selection- Load selection from disk and load Moonlight_D3
  29. Flood Fill Tool - fill selection wih the gradient
  30. Materiaal pallet - foreground color = white
  31. Selections - Modify - Select selection borders
  32. Flood Fill Tool - fill with white
  33. Selection - load/save selection and reload the same selection Moonlight_D3
  34. Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds
  35. Selections - Deselect all
  36. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow change color into = #284e77

    On the same layer
  37. Selections - Load/Save selection- Load selection from disk and load Moonlight_D4
    Edit - Copy Special - Copy merged
  38. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow same settings
  39. Selections - Deselect all
  40. Edit - Paste as new layer
  41. Image - Mirror
  42. Image - Flip
  43. Effects - Image Effects - Offset
  44. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow same settings
  45. Open tube @nn_180606_SoftReply_TD_©
  46. Edit - Copy and close
  47. Edit - Paste as new layer
  48. Move tool - drag to the right and bottom borders
  49. Layer palette - blend mode Luminance (L)
  50. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow same settings
  51. On the same layer
    Selections - Load/Save selection - Load selection from disk and load Moonlight_D5
  52. Press delete on your keyboard
  53. Selections - Deselect all
    Result

  54. Material palette -as at the beginning (foreground color = #dff3fc)
  55. Activate Text Tool with these settings
  56. Write Moonlight
  57. Click Apply
  58. Layer palette - Convert to raster layer
  59. Move see example ( item 62)
  60. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow
  61. Activate Text tool again and write Dancing
  62. Click Apply
  63. Layer palette - Convert to raster layer
  64. Move see example
  65. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow - same settings

  66. Open the tube Anna
  67. Edit - Copy and close
  68. Edit - Paste as new layer
  69. Image - Resize
  70. Move tool - move to a nice spot
  71. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow
  72. Layers - Merge - Merge All (Flatten)
  73. Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2 px dark color
  74. Selections - Select all
  75. Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 70 px foreground color
  76. Selections - Invert
  77. Flood Fill Tool - flood fill with the gradient
  78. Adjust - Blur - Radiant blur
  79. Effects - 3D Effecten - Cutout
  80. Repeat with Vertical en Horizontal = -5
  81. Selections - Deselect all
  82. Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2 px dark color #28517b
  83. Effects - Plugins - Xero Porcelain - standard settings
  84. Image - Resize - 900 pixels large or smaller
  85. Add Watermark
  86. File - Save As- Give_a_name.jpg

    So this was it, I hope you enjoyed this lesson
    Hugs
    Jille