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Made in PSPX2

June 25th, 2015

     
 
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Plugins:

MuRa's Meister, Perspective Tiling and

MuRa's Seamless, Checks with Gradiation - Here

Mehdi, Sorting Tiles - Here

It@lian Editors Effect, Bordo con luci - Here

Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact, Bevel - Here

 

 

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 Preparations 
 
Place the selections 'cas_BeCool_Sel1', .... 'cas_BeCool_Sel5 in the Selections folder to your PSP program.

Double-click on the Preset 'cas_BeCool_EyeCandy5_Bevel' in the material folder, and it is automatically imported into the Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact folder.

 

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Materials here

 

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Thank you to all of you for letting me use your beautiful

materials in my tutorials

 

Tube from Kitty Kittys PSP

Mask from Narah

 

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       If you use other colors, feel free to change Blend Mode and Opacity for a better result.

 

 
 

1.   Set the foregroundcolor to #8e3f62 and backgroundcolor to #e9d7dd 

 

       Change the foregroundcolor to Gradient, Foreground-Background:

 

      

 

       Open New Transparent Image 900 x 500 pixels.

 

       Flood Fill with the gradient.

 

 

2.   Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Seamless - Checks with Gradiation:

 

      

 

      

3.   Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles:

 

      

 

 

4.   Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling:

 

      

 

       Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance.

 

       Image - Mirror.

 

       Layers - Duplicate.

 

 

5.   Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling:

 

      

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Overlay.

 

 

6.   Activate Raster 1.

 

       Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk.

 

       Find 'cas_BeCool_Sel1':

 

      

 

       Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur:

 

      

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

7.   Activate Copy of Raster 1.

 

       Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

 

8.   Image - Rotate Right.

 

       Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind:

 

      

 

       Image - Rotate Left.

 

 

9.   Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

 

10. Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling:

 

      

 

 

11. Adjust - Hue and Saturation - Colorize:

 

      

 

       You can skip this section, if you don't wish to add extra color.

 

 

12. Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk and find 'cas_BeCool_Sel1' again.

 

       Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur:

 

      

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Visible.

 

 

13. Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 1.

 

       Set the backgroundcolor to #ffffff (white).

 

       Flood Fill the layer with the backgroundcolor.

 

 

14. Open Mask 'Narah_mask_0318' and minimize it.

 

       Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image.

 

       Find 'Narah_mask_0318':

 

      

 

       Activate the layer 'Mask - Raster 1'.

 

       Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Group.

 

 

15. Image - Resize 70%, uncheck All Layers.

 

       Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

 

16. Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling:

 

      

 

       In the layerpalette, set Opacity to 76.

 

 

17. Activate Selection Tool - Custom Selection :

 

      

 

 

18. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

       Repeat with Offset Vertical/Horizontal -12/-12.

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

       Your image should look like this now:

 

      

 

 

19. Open the Image 'cas_BeCool_Deco1'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 1.

 

 

20. Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

 

21. Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Image - Mirror.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Down.

 

       In the layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Overlay and Opacity to 70.

 

 

22. Open the Image 'cas_BeCool_Deco2'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 2.

 

 

23. Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

       In the layerpalette, set Opacity to 42.

 

 

24. Open the Image 'cas_BeCool_Deco3'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 3.

 

 

25. Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

       In the layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Overlay and Opacity to 44.

 

       Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Image - Mirror.

 

 

26. Open the Image 'cas_BeCool_Deco4'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 4.

 

 

27. Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

 

28. Open the Image 'cas_BeCool_Deco5'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 5.

 

 

29. Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

       Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Image - Mirror.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Down.

 

 

30. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Visible.

 

 

31. Open the tube 'kittys-Pinkrose'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 1.

 

       Image - Resize 58%, uncheck All Layers.

 

 

32. Activate Pick Tool and place it in the bottom right corner:

 

      

 

 

33. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Farve #000000 (sort)

 

 

34. Activate the bottom layer, Merged.

       Set the backgroundcolor to #b87fc0

 

       Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk like before, but find 'cas_BeCool_Sel2'.

 

       Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 2.

 

       Flood Fill the selection with the backgroundcolor.

 

 

35. Effects - Plugins - It@lian Editors Effect - Bordo con luci:

 

      

 

       Selections - Modify - Contract 26 pixels.

 

 

36. Activate Raster 1.

 

       Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Use Move Tool to place the tube in the selection:

 

      

 

       Lower the Opacity to 50, so you can see where to place the tube.

 

 

37. Selections - Invert.

 

       Edit - Clear, or hit the Delete key on your keyboard.

 

       Layers - Arrange - Move Down.

 

       Remember to set Opacity back to 100.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Down.

 

       Selections - Invert.

 

 

38. Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 3.

 

       Set the backgroundcolor to #ffffff (white).

 

       Flood Fill the selection with the backgroundcolor.

 

       Selections - Modify - Contract 1 pixel.

 

       Edit - Clear, or hit the Delete key on your keyboard.

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Down.

 

 

39. Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Image - Flip.

 

       Selectione - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk like before, but find 'cas_BeCool_Sel3'.

 

       Edit - Clear, or hit the Delete key on your keyboard.

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

40. Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

       In the layerpalette, set Opacity to 60.

 

 

41. Activate Raster 2.

 

       Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

 

       Your image should look like this now:

 

      

 

 

42. Open the Image 'cas_BeCool_Deco6'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 3.

 

       Use Pick Tool to place it on the frame:

 

      

 

 

43. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

 

44. Open the Image 'cas_BeCool_Text1'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 4.

 

 

45. Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

 

46. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #6d2f4c

 

       Check in Shadow on new layer.

 

       Repeat Drop Shadow but uncheck Shadow on new layer.

 

       Repeat 10 times. To do it quicker, keep the Ctrl-key down and push the y-key 10 times:

 

      

 

 

47. Open the image 'cas_BeCool_Deco7'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 5.

 

 

48. Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

       Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Visible.

 

 

49. Selectione - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk like before, but find 'cas_BeCool_Sel4'.

 

       Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Bevel.

 

       Under 'Settings' find 'cas_BeCool_EyeCandy5_Bevel':

 

      

 

       If you wish another color, you can change it under 'Lighting':

 

      

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

50. Selectione - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk like before, but find 'cas_BeCool_Sel5'.

 

       Flood Fill the selection with the backgroundcolor (white).

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

51. Set the foregroundcolor to #b87fc0 and backgroundcolor to #e9d7dd

 

       Keep the foregroundgradient from section 1.

 

       Image - Add Border, Symmetric,1 pixel, color #000000 (black)

 

       Image - Add Border, Symmetric, 30 pixels, color #ffffff (white)

 

 

52. Activate Magic Wand :

 

      

 

       and select the white frame.

 

       Flood Fill with the gradient.

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

       Image - Add Border, Symmetric,1 pixel, color #000000 (black)

 

 

53. Open the Image 'cas_BeCool_Deco8'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 1.

 

       Activate Pick Tool and place it in the top left corner of the frame.

 

      

 

      

54. Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Image - Mirror.

 

       Image - Flip.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Down.

 

 

55. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge All (Flatten).

 

 

56. Resize your image, if you want it smaller.

 
       Sign the image or place your watermark on it and save as JPG.
 

 

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Versions with other tubes and colors

Tube from Lut

 

Tube from Syl

          

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Thank you Cher for testing my tutorial

Chers version

 

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Thank you Angela for translating my tutorial into Dutch

Angelas version

 

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Thank you Animabelle for translating my tutorial into French

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