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Made in PSPX7

August, 30th 2015

     
 
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Plugins:

dsb flux, Blast - Here

Toadies, Weaver - Here

Lucis , LucisArt - Here

VanDerLee - UnPlugged -X, Defocus - Here

&<Bkg Designers sf10 IV>, @BlueBerry Pie - Here

AAA Frames, Transparent Frame - Here

Border Mania, Instant Button #2 - Here

 

 

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 Preparations 
 
Place the selections 'cas_MyStar_Sel1', '...Sel2', '...Sel3' and '...Sel4' in the Selections folder to your PSP program.

Place the brush 'Casiop_brush_Children' ind the Brushes folder to your PSP.

If it won't work, you can import/exsport it in your PSP program. See how here.

 
 
 
 
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Materials

 

 

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

materials in my tutorials

 

Tube from Min@

 

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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 #8ab4a1 and the backgroundcolor to #ffffff (white).

 

       Change the foregroundcolor to Gradient, Foreground-Background:

 

      

 

       Open New Transparent Image 900 x 500 pixels, Raster 1.

 

       Flood Fill with the gradient.

 

 

2.   Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 20.

 

 

3.   Effects - Plugins - dsb flux - Blast:

 

      

 

       Once more but change Direction to Upwards:

 

      

 

      

4.   Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Weaver:

 

      

 

 

5.   Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling:

 

      

 

       Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance.

 

 

6.   Effects - Plugins - Lucis - LucisArt:

 

      

 

 

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

 

       Find 'cas_MyStar_Sel1:

 

      

 

       Selections - Promote Selection to Layer.

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

8.   Effects - Plugins - VanDerLee - Unplugged-X - Defocus:

 

      

 

 

9.   Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds:

 

      

       Color #ffffff (white)

 

 

10. Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave:

 

      

 

       Once more with the same settings.

 

 

11. Effects - Image Effects - Seamles Tiling:

 

      

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Overlay and Opacity to 85.

 

 

12. Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 2.

 

       Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk like before, but find 'cas_MyStar_Sel2'.

      

       Flood Fill the selection with the backgroundcolor (white).

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

13. Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - &<Bkg Designers sf10 IV> - @BlueBerry Pie:

 

      

 

 

14. Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk like before, but find 'cas_MyStar_Sel3'.

 

       Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Transparent Frame:

 

      

 

 

15. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Soft Light.

 

 

16. Keep the selection on, Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 3.

 

       Flood Fill with the backgroundcolor (white).

 

       Selections - Modify - Contract 10 pixels.

 

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

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Soft Light.

 

 

       Your image should look like this now:

 

      

 

 

17. Open Mask 'cas_Mask_0815_1'.

 

       Activate your original image.

 

       Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 4.

 

       Flood Fill the layer with the backgroundcolor (white)

 

 

18. Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image:

 

      

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Group.

 

 

19. Open the Image 'cas_MyStar_Deco1'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 4.

 

 

20. Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

 

21. Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling:

 

      

 

 

22. Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk like before, but find 'cas_MyStar_Sel4'.

 

       Flood Fill the selection with the backgroundcolor (white).

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

23. Open the Image 'cas_MyStar_Deco2'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 5.

 

 

24. Open the Image 'cas_MyStar_Deco3'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 6.

 

 

25. Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

 

26. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

 

27. Open the Image 'cas_MyStar_Deco4'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 7.

 

       If you use other colors, you can change the color by using Hue and Saturation - Hue/Sauration/Lightness.

 

 

28. Activate Pick Tool and place it in the top left corner like this:

 

      

 

 

29. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

 

30. Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Image - Resize 80%, uncheck All Layers.

 

       Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal (in earlier PSP versions Image - Mirror).

 

       Activate Pick Tool and place it to the right like this:

 

      

 

       Repeat Drop Shadow from section 29.

 

 

31. Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Activate Pick Tool and place it at the bottom like this:

 

      

 

 

32. Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 8.

 

       Change the foregroundcolor to #cea21c

 

       Activate Paint Brush Tool and find 'Casiop_brush_Chrildren':

 

      

 

       Push once with the foregroundcolor here:

 

      

 

 

33. Open the tube 'Mina@.bimba.27.05.15'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 9.

 

 

34. Image - Resize 52%, uncheck All Layers.

 

       Activate Pick Tool and place it down in the right corner like this:

 

      

 

 

35. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

 

36. Image - Add Borders:

 

      

       Color #263e37

 

 

37. Image - Add Borders, 25 pixels, color #ffffff (white).

 

       Effects - Plugins - Border Mania - Instant Button #2:

 

      

 

 

38. 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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I hope you enjoyed my tutorial, and you are welcome to send your version to me.

The versions I receive are shown on the website with your name, unless you tell me not to.

 
You can contact me here
 
 
 
 
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Version with other colors and tube

Tube from LexHa

          

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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

Animabelles version

 

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Thank you Estela for translating my tutorial into Portuguese

Estelas version

 

 

 

 

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