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Made in PSPX7

October 8th, 2016

     
 
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Plugins:

Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Buttons & Frames, Rectangular Button - Here and Here

Mehdi, Sorting tiles - Here

MuRa's Meister, Copies og MuRa Pro, Seamless - Here

AP 01 [Innovations], Lines - SilverLining - Here

Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact, Glass - Here

 

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 Preparations 
 
Place the selections 'cas_Happiness_Sel1', 'cas_Happiness_Sel2 and 'cas_Happiness_Sel3' in the Selections folder to your PSP program.

Place the brush 'text brushes_2' and 'BrushTip_text brushes_2' in the Brushes folder to your PSP.

If it doesn't work, you can import/export the brush instead. See how here

Double-click on the Preset 'cas_Happiness_Glass' and it is automatically imported into Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Glass.

 

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Materials

 

 

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Thank you all for letting me use your beautiful

materials in my tutorials

 

Tube from Maryse

Masks from Ildiko and Narah

Tube used in my 2. version is from K@rine Dreams

 

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

 

 
 

1.   Set the foregroundcolor to #4c342a and the backgroundcolor to #f8cacb

 

       Open New Transparent Image 900 x 500 pixels.

 

       Flood Fill with the foregroundcolor

 

 

2.   Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 2.

 

       Change the foregroundcolor to Gradient, fore-fade-back (you can find it in the material folder):

 

      

 

       Activate the Flood Fill Tool and lower Opacity to 40:

 

      

 

       Flood Fill with the gradient.

 

       Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur 50.

 

       Set Opacity back to 100 on Flood Fill Tool:

 

      

 

 

3.   Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Buttons & Frames - Rectangular Button:

 

      

 

 

4.   Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles:

 

      

 

 

5.   Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 3.

 

       Swap the fore- and backgroundcolor in the gradient by pushing the small arrow:

 

      

 

       Change the foregroundgradient to Linear:

 

      

 

       Flood Fill with the gradient.

 

 

6.   Effects - Geometric Effects - Circle:

 

      

 

 

7.   Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies.

 

       Start by changing 1 and 2:

 

      

 

       Adjust - Blur Gaussian - Blur 26.

 

 

8.   Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Buttons & Frames - Rectangular Button:

 

      

 

 

9.   Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling:

 

       

 

       Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More.

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Overlay.

 

 

10. Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Image - Resize 75%, uncheck All Layers.

 

       Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

 

 

       Your image should look like this now:

 

      

 

11. Activate Selection Tool, Custom Selection :

 

      

 

      

12. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

       Check in Shadow on new layer.

 

 

13. Repeat Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

       uncheck Shadow on new layer.

 

       Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Selections - Invert.

 

 

14. Effects - Plugins - MuRa Pro - Seamless:

 

      

 

       To set Overlap X to -49, push the blue slide to the left.

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Soft Light.

 

 

15. Activate the layer Copy of Raster 3 Shadow 1.

 

      

 

       Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur 26.

 

 

16. Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling:

 

      

 

 

17. Effects - Plugins - AP01 [Innovations] - Lines - SilverLining:

 

      

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Burn.

 

 

18. Activate the top layer, Copy of Raster 3.

 

       Open Mask 'Ildiko_mask_31' and minimize it.

 

       Change the foregroundcolor to #ffffff (white).

 

       Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 4.

 

       Flood Fill the layer with the foregroundcolor (white).

 

 

19. Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image.

 

       Find 'Ildiko_mask_31':

 

      

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Group.

 

 

20. We will now make a new Mask on the Mask, you just made.

 

       Open Mask 'ildiko_maszk_2016_13' and minimize it.

 

       Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image.

 

       Find 'ildiko_maszk_2016_13':

 

      

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Group.

 

 

21. Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling:

 

      

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Hard Light and Opacity to 40.

 

 

22. Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 4.

 

       Flood Fill with the foregroundcolor (white).

 

       Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image.

 

       Find 'ildiko_maszk_2016_13' again:

 

      

 

 

23. Activate the layer 'Mask - Raster 4':

 

      

 

       Layers - Duplicate.

 

 

24. We are now adding effects to the Mask-layer 'Copy of Mask - Raster 4':

 

      

 

  • Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind:

      

 

  • Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling:

      

 

  • Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave:

      

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Group.

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Overlay.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Visible.

 

 

       Your image should look like this now:

      

      

 

 

25. Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 1.

 

       Flood Fill the layer with the foregroundcolor (white).

 

       Open Mask 'Narah_mask_0471' and minimize it.

 

 

26. Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image:

 

       Find 'Narah_mask_0471':

 

      

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Group.

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Luminance (Legacy).

 

 

27. Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 1.

 

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

 

       Find 'cas_Happiness_Sel1:

 

      

 

       Flood Fill the selection with the foregroundcolor (white).

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

28. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

       Repeat Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

 

29. Open Image 'cas_Happiness_Text'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

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

 

       Activate Pick Tool and place the text inside the frame like this:

 

      

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Screen.

 

 

30. Open Image 'cas_Happiness_Deco1.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

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

 

 

31. Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

 

32. Activate the bottom layer, Merged.

 

       Edit - Copy.

 

       Activate the top layer, Raster 3.

 

 

33. Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 4.

 

       Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection like before, but find 'cas_Happiness_Sel2'.

 

       Flood Fill selectionen with the foregroundcolor (white).

 

       Selections - Modify - Contract 15 pixels.

 

       Edit - Paste into Selection.

 

 

34. Keep the selection on.

 

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

 

       Under Settings - User Settings you choose 'cas_Happiness_Glass':

 

      

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

35. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

       Repeat Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

 

36. Open Image 'cas_Hapiness_Deco2'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

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

 

       Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Soft Light.

 

 

37. Open Image 'cas_Happiness_Deco3.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 6.

 

       Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

 

38. Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies.

 

       Start with 1, 2 and 3:

 

      

 

 

38. Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Image - Resize 85%, uncheck All Layers.

 

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

 

      

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Opacity to 60.

 

 

39. Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 7.

 

       Activate Paint Brush Tool and find the brush 'text brushes_2':

 

      

 

       Push once with the foregroundcolor (white):

 

      

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Overlay and Opacity to 38.

 

 

40. Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Image - Resize 70%, uncheck All Layers.

 

       Activate Pick Tool and place it in the left side like this:

 

      

 

 

41. Open the tube 'MR_Autumn Portrait by Artur K'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 8.

 

       Image - Resize 65%, uncheck All Layers.

 

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

 

      

 

 

42. Activate Selection Tool:

 

      

 

       Select the logo:

 

      

 

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

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

43. Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Activate the original layer, Raster 8.

 

       Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur 50.

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Multiply.

 

       Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Down.

 

 

44. Layers - Arrange - Send to Bottom.

 

       Layers - Arrange - Move Up two times.

 

       Your layer should now be placed beneath the layer 'Raster 1':

 

      

 

 

45. Activate the bottom layer, Merged.

 

       Edit - Copy.

 

       Image - Add Borders:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

       Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 10 pixels, color #ffffff, white

 

       Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 1 pixel, color #000000, black

 

 

46. Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 15 pixels, color #ffffff, white

 

       Activate Magic Wand Tool with these settings:

 

      

 

       Select the outer frame.

 

       Edit - Paste into Selection.

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

47. Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 1 pixel, color #000000, black

 

       Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 30 pixels, color #ffffff, white

 

 

48. Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 1.

 

       Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection like before, but find cas_Happiness_Sel3'.

 

       Edit - Paste into Selection.

 

 

49. Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Glass.

 

       Choose the preset 'cas_Happiness_Glass' like before:

 

      

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

50. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

       Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 1 pixel, color #000000, black

 

 

51. 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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