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Plugins:

Mirror Rave, Quadrant Flip - Here

 

VanDerLee, Unplugged X - Here

AP 01 [Innovations], Lines - SilverLining - Here

XE Xtras, Elemental - Here

Topaz Labs, Topaz Clean 3 - Here

 

 

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 Preparations 
 
Place the selections 'cas_LetLife..._Sel1', 'cas_LetLife...Sel2, cas_LetLife...Sel3' and 'cas_LetLife...Sel4' in the Selections folder to your PSP program.
 
 
 
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Materials here

 

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Tube from Syl The Clean Tubecarousel

Mask from Narah

Wallpaper from: Wall321

 

 

 
 

1.   Set the foregroundcolor to #e4d5d1 and backgroundcolor to #6bd3d7 .

 

       Change foregroundcolor to Gradient, Foreground-Background:

 

      

 

       Open New Transparent Image 900 x 500 pixel.

 

       Flood Fill with the gradient.

 

 

2.   Effects - Plugins - Mirror Rave - Quadrant Flip:

 

      

 

      

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

 

      

 

       Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

 

 

4.   Change the foregroundcolor to #ffffff (white).

 

       Switch the fore- and backgroundcolor and change the foregroundcolor to Gradient:

 

      

 

 

5.   Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 2.

 

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

 

       Find 'cas_LetLife..._Sel1:

 

      

 

       Flood Fill the selection with the gradient.

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

6.   Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling:

 

      

 

 

7.   Effects - Plugins - AP 01 [Innovations] - Lines - SilverLining:

 

      

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Soft Light.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Visible.

 

 

8.   Effects - Plugins - XE Xtras - Elemental.

 

       Choose Crome and set the Opacity, so the 'arrow' points approximately at the % symbol:

 

      

 

 

9.   Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling:

 

      

 

       Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More.

 

 

10. Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 1.

 

       Flood Fill with the backgroundcolor (white).

 

       Open Mask 'Narah_mask_Abstract63_2' and minimize it.

 

 

11. Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image:

 

      

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Group.

 

 

       Your image should look like this now:

 

      

 

 

12. Open the JPG 'nature_flowers_macro_dandelions_white_flowers_2048x1365_wallpaper_Wallpaper_1280x800_www.wall321.com'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 1.

 

       Selections - Select All.

 

       Edit - Paste into Selection.

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

13. Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 2.

 

       Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk like before, but choose 'cas_LetLife..._Sel2'.

 

       Flood Fill the selection with the backgroundcolor (white).

 

 

14. Selections - Modify - Contract 2 Pixels.

 

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

 

       - Selections - Modify - Contract 5 pixels.

 

       Flood Fill selectionen with the foregroundcolor (the gradient).

 

       - Selections - Modify - Contract 5 Pixels.

 

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

 

       - Selections - Modify - Contract 5 pixels.

 

       Flood Fill with the backgroundcolor (white).

 

 

15. Selections - Modify - Contract 1 pixel.

 

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

 

       Activate Raster 1.

 

       Selections - Promote Selection to Layer.

 

 

16. Activate Raster 1.

 

       Layers - Delete.

 

       Activate the layer Promoted Selection again.

 

 

17. Effects - Plugins - Topaz Labs - Topaz Clean 3:

 

      

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Multiply (you can choose to set Opacity to 75 instead).

 

 

18. Activate the top layer, Raster 2.

 

       Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 1.

 

       Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk like before, but choose 'cas_LetLife..._Sel3'.

 

       Flood Fill the selection with the foregroundcolor (the gradient).

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Opacity to 60.

 

       Layers - Arrange - Move Down.

 

 

19. Activate the top layer, Raster 2.

 

       Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

 

20. Open Image 'cas_LetLife..._Deco1'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       Edit - Paste as new Layer, Raster 3.

 

       Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

 

21. Open Image 'cas_LetLife..._Deco2'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 4.

 

 

22. Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

 

23. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #42c6c8

 

 

24. Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

 

25. Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 5.

 

       Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection like before, but choose 'cas_LefLife..._sel4'.

 

       Set foregroundcolor to #6bd3d7.

 

       Flood Fill selectionen with the foregroundcolor.

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

26. Activate the layer Copy of Raster 4.

 

       Open Image 'cas_LetLife..._Text'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 6.

 

 

27. Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

 

28. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow like before:

 

      

       Color #42c6c8

 

       Activate the top layer, Raster 6.

 

 

29. Open the tube 'SvB (813) Beauty'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 7.

 

       Image - Resize 70%, uncheck All layers.

 

 

30. Activate Pick Tool and place her like this:

 

      

 

 

31. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

 

32. Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 1 pixel, color #367b80

 

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

 

       Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 1 pixel, color #6bd3d7

 

       Image - Add Borders, Symmetric 20 pixel, color #ffffff (white)

 

       Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 1 pixel, color #367b80

 

 

33. Sign you image.

 

       Resize if you want a smaller image and save it.

 

 

 

 

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If you attach your image, I will reserve the right to put it on my website with your name, unless you tell me not to.
 

 

 

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Version with another tube and other colors

Tube from Annelies  A-and-K-Tubes-Unlimited

 

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Thank you Cher for testing my tutorial

Chers version

 

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Thank you Sylvie for testing my tutorial and for translating it into French

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Thank you Estela for translating my tutorial into Portuguese

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Thank you Angela for translating my tutorial into Dutch

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