Wisdom of the Owl

This lesson was written by Jille on March 6, 2021 in the Dutch version of PSP 2019
The lesson can be made in lower versions.
I followed my own inspiration, any resemblance to an existing lesson is based on coincidence

Second example - tube Guismo and Lana

  • Plugins:
    - Alien Skin\Eye Candy 5 Impact
    - Flaming pear - Flood
  • Material -download here
    - Mask: \narah_mask_1161.jpg
    - Mask: narah_mask_1165.jpg
    - Tube: cat-ginger from Lana
    - Tube: libelulegraphisme_femme_au_hibou.pspimage - Libellule asks not to share her tubes, but you can find them on her blog op deze pagina
    - Text: Riet_Tekst Beauty_485_140619.pspimage
    - Alien Skin\Eye Candy 5 Impact\Settings\Shadow\Wisdom-Owl.f1s - clic twice for an automatic installation
  • Preparation
  • Open the material in the PSP program
  • Foreground color = #3a350c
  • Background color = #fad295

Tutorial

  1. File - New transparent image
  2. Flood fill tool - fill the layer with your foreground color
  3. Layers - select all
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  4. Open the mask narah_mask_1161.jpg
  5. Image - flip - flip vertical
    here's the icon you need.
  6. Edit - copy
  7. Back to your work : layers - new raster layer
  8. Edit - paste into selection
  9. Selections - deselect all
  10. Layers - reduce the layer opacity to 46
    Result

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  11. Material: Replace foreground color with Foreground-background gradient Sunburst
  12. Layers - new raster layer
  13. Fill the layer with the foreground gradient
  14. Layers - new mask layer - from image and choose mask Narah_mask_1165.jpg
  15. Layers - Merge - Merge group
  16. Effects - Edge effects - Enhance
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  17. Open tube - Femme_au_hibou.png - scroll down - click on the larger image and click right on image "save as"
    Place the tube on the left side in the middle (not against the baseline)
    Effects - plugins - Alien skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - perspective shadow - Users settings: and click on "Wisdom-Owl.f1s"
  18. Image - duplicate
  19. Layer palette make the original lager active
  20. Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flood custom settings
  21. Layers - Merge - Merge down
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  22. Image - add border- symmetric checked
    1 pixel foreground color
    10 px Background color
    1 pixel foreground color
    5 px Background color
    50 px foreground color
  23. Adjust - Add/remove noise - Add noise
  24. Effects - 3D effects - cutout

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  25. Open tube Lana: ld-cat-ginger.png
  26. Edit - Copy
  27. On your own work - Edit - Paste as new layer
  28. Image - Resize
  29. Move to the right - see example

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  30. Text tool : I chose font Adobe Naskh Medium - size 36
  31. Copy the text ( Ctrl C)
    Beauty catches the eye
    but character touches the heart

    and paste on your image (Ctrl V)
  32. Layer palette: Convert to raster layer
  33. Selection tool: select the last line
  34. Edit - cut
  35. Layers - New raster layer
  36. Edit - Paste into selection
  37. Selections - Deselect all
  38. Move tool - Move the line closer to the first
  39. Layers - Merge - Merge down

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  40. Image - add border- symmetric checked
    5 px Background color
    ***
  41. Add watermark
  42. Resize if necessary and save as jpg
    Add your watermark and save in jpg format
    Kind regards Jille
    06 March 2021