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Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact, Glass - Here

 

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 Preparations 
 
Place the selections 'cas_Eternity1' and 'cas_Eternity2' in the Selections folder to your PSP program.

Double click on the Preset 'cas_Eternity_Glass' in the folder, you have saved the material in. The effect will automatically be imported in Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Glass.

 

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Materials here

 

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Tube from Athénais

 

 

 
 

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1.   Set foregroundcolor to #fef6c2 and backgroundcolor to #cae295

 

       Foregroundcolor to Gradient, Linear:

 

      

 

       Open New Transparent Image 900 x 500 pixel.

 

       Flood Fill with the gradient.

 

 

2.   Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Image - Flip.

 

       Open the Mask 'cas_Mask_Eternity' and minimize it.

 

      

3.   Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image

 

       Find 'cas_Mask_Eternity':

 

      

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Group.

 

       Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More.

 

 

4.   Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow with the color #f99def:

 

      

 

       Check in Shadow on new layer.

 

 

5.    Drop Shadow again, but change the color to #cae295.

 

       One more, but change the color to #000000, black.

 

       You should now have 3 layers with different shadow colors.

 

 

6.   Close the eye on the top and bottom layer:

 

      

 

       Activate one of the other layers.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Visible.

 

       Open the eyes again.

 

 

7.   Stay on the Merged Layer.

 

       Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur 30.

 

       Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Image - Flip.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Down.

 

 

8.   Effects - Artistic Effects - Colored Foil:

 

      

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Opacity to 76.

 

 

9.   Activate the top layer, Group - Copy of Raster 1.

 

       Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

       Uncheck Shadow on new layer.

 

 

10. Activate the layer Merged.

 

       Set foregroundcolor to #fef6c2

 

       Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 2.

 

       Flood Fill the layer with the foregroundcolor.

 

 

11. Open the Mask 'cas_Mask0514_2' and minimize it.

 

       Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image.

 

       Find 'cas_Mask0514_2':

 

      

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Group.

 

 

12. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

 

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

 

       Find 'cas_Eternity1':

 

      

 

       Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 2.

 

       Flood Fill the selection with the backgroundcolor

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Overlay and Opacity to 86.

 

       Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

 

 

14. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

       Your image should look like this now:

 

      

 

 

15. Activate the layer Merged.

 

       Open the tube 'cas_Eternity_TextLayer'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 3.

 

 

16. Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Opacity to 15.

 

 

17. Open the tube 'cas_Eternity_TextLayer2'.

 

       Set foregroundcolor to #6fa57e

 

       Flood Fill the selection.

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down without saving it.

 

       Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 4.

 

 

18. Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

       Activate the top Layer, Group - Copy of Raster 1.

 

 

19. Open the tube 'cas_Eternity_Deko1'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 5.

 

       Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

 

20. Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 6.

 

       Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk like before, but find 'cas_Eternity2'.

 

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

 

       Under the tab Settings - User Settings choose 'cas_Eternity_Glass':

 

      

 

       If you want to change the color, you can do it under the tab Basic:

 

      

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

21. Activate Raster 4.

 

       Open the tube 'Athe--FM142'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 7.

 

       Image - Resize 75%, uncheck All Layers.

 

       Layers - Duplicate.

 

 

22. Close the eye on Raster 7 and activate Copy of Raster 7.

 

       Activate Pick Tool and move the tube to the right into the frame.

 

      

 

 

23. Activate Selection Tool, Rectangle, Feather 0, and make a selection:

 

      

 

       Selections - Invert.

 

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

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

24. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

 

25. Open the eye on Raster 7, and activate it.

 

       Layers - Arrange - Bring to top.

 

       Image - Resize 70%, uncheck All Layers.

 

       Activate Pick Tool and place the tube like this:

 

      

 

      

26. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

 

27. Close the eye on 'Group - Copy of Raster 1' and 'Group - Raster 2':

 

      

 

       Activate one of the other layers.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Visible.

 

       Edit - Copy.

 

       Push the 'Undo Last Command' button once.

 

       Open the eyes again.

 

 

28. Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 1 pixel, color #000000 (black)

 

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

 

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

 

       Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 35 pixels, color #fef6c2

 

 

29. Activate Magic Wand:

 

      

 

       Select the yellow frame.

 

       Selections - Promote Selection to Layer.

 

       Effects - 3D Effects - Buttonize:

 

      

 

 

30. Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 1.

 

       Edit - Paste into Selection.

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Opacity to 24

 

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

 

 

 

31. Sign you image.

 

       Resize if you want a smaller image and save it.

 

 

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Version with another tube and other colors
 
Tube from Liza
 
 
 

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Thank you Cher for testing my tutorial

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Thank you Angela for translating my tutorial into Dutch

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Thank you Estela for translating my tutorial into Portuguese

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