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Plugins:

L en K landksiteofwonders, L en K's Trouble

Transparency, Eliminate Black

VM Toolbox, Chrystal Ball

Carolaine and Sensibility, CS DLines

 

You can find the plugins here

 

 

 

 
 

Materials here

 

 

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1. Open New Image 900x550 pixel - Transparent.
 
Set the Foreground color to #c17f2d and background color to #ebe5d7.
Change foreground color to Gradient:
 
 
Flood Fill your layer.
 
 
2. Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk - cas_MyThouhts_1:
 
 
Layers - New Raster Layer.
 
Flood Fill the selection with your gradient.
 
 
3. In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Burn.
 
Effects - Texture Effects - Emboss.
Selections - Select none.
 
 
4. Layers - Duplicate.

Image - Mirror.

Effects - Reflection effects - Feedback. Choose Preset, Stagger Lower Right.
Uncheck Elliptical.
 

5. Activate Raster 2.

Reflection effects - Feedback. Choose Preset, Stagger Lower Left.
Uncheck Elliptical.

In the Layerpalette - Merge Visible.

 

6. Layers - Duplicate.

Image - Mirror.
 
In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Overlay.
Set Opacity to 50.
 
Merge Visible.
Layers - Duplicate.
 
 
7. Effects - Plugins - L en K landksiteofwonders - L en K's Trouble:
 
 
Effects - Plugins - Transparency - Eliminate Black.
 
Image - Resize - 115% - Uncheck All layers.
In the Layerpalette, set Opacity to 40.
 
Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance.
 
 
8. Activate the bottom layer.
Layers - New Raster Layer.
Flood Fill with the backgroundcolor.
 
Open JPG '10e_diamond_circle' and minimize it.
 
Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image:
 
 
In the Layerpalette - Merge Group.
In the Layerpalette, Set Blend Mode to Luminance (Legacy).
 
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.
 
 
9. Activate the bottom layer.
Layers - Duplicate.
 
In the Layerpalette - Arrange - Bring to top.

Effects - Plugins - VM Toolbox - Chrystal Ball:

 
 
 
10. Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk - cas_Mythoughts_2.
 
Hit the Delete key on your keyboard.
Selections - Select none.
 
 
11. Layers - Duplicate.
Once more.
 
Activate the layer Copy of Merged.
 
Effects - Distortion effects - Wind:
 
 
 
12. Activate the layer Copy (2) of Merged.
Wind once more but choose From right.
 
In the Layerpalette - Merge Down.
Set Blend Mode to Overlay.
Set Opacity to 55.
 
 
13. Activate the top layer.
 
In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Overlay.
Set Opacity to 20.
 
 
14. Activate the bottom layer.
 
Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk - cas_MyThoughts_3.
 
Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility - CS DLines:
 
 
Selections - Select none.
 
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.
 
 
15. Activate the top layer.
Layers - New Raster Layer.
 
Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk - cas_MyThoughts_4.
 
Change backgroundcolor to #751a15.
Flood Fill the selection with the Gradient.
 
Selections - Select none.
 
 
16. In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Burn.
Set Opacity to 95.
 
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:
 
1
1
100
1
Color black
 
Layers - Duplicate.
Image - Mirror.
 
In the Layerpalette - Merge Visible.
 
 
17. Open the tube 'Misted_Yellow_Roses_In_A_Glass_Vase_RM'.
Edit - Copy.
On your Image - Paste as new layer.
 
Image - Resize 110% - uncheck All layers.
 
Effects - Image Effects - Offset:
 
 
Effects - Edge Effect - Enhance.
 
In the Layerpalette, set Opacity to 30.
 
 
18. Copy 'Misted_Yellow_Roses_In_A_Glass_Vase_RM' again.
 
On your Image - Paste as new layer.
 
Image - Resize 65% - uncheck All layers.
Image - Mirror.
 
Effects - Image Effects - Offset like before but change Horizontal offset to 355.
 
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen more.
 
In the Layerpalette set Blend Mode to Burn.
Set Opacity to 90.
 
 
19. Open the tube 'cas_SittingWoman_0712'.
Edit - Copy.
On your Image - Paste as new layer.
 
Image - Resize 70% - uncheck All layers.
 
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:
 
-10
-10
50
30
Color black
 
Place her in the lower left corner like on my image.
 
 
20. Open the tube 'cas_MyThougts_Tekst1'.
Edit - Copy.
On your Image, Edit - Paste as New Layer.
 
Effects - Image Effects - Offset like before but change:
Horizontal offset: 104
Vertical offset: 40
 
In the Layerpalette set Blend Mode to Burn.
 
 
21. Open the tube 'cas_MyThougts_Tekst2'.
Edit - Copy.
On your Image, Edit - Paste as New Layer.
 
Effects - Image Effects - Offset:
Horzontal offset: 133
Vertical offset: -29
 
In the Layerpalette set Blend Mode to Burn.
 
 
22. In the Layerpalette - Merge Visible.
 
Image - Add borders 2 pixel, color #d70000.
Image - Add borders 5 pixel, color #dbba00.
Image - Add borders 35 pixel, color #d70000.
 
Activate Magic Wand.
Select the outer border.
 
 
23. Effects - Reflection Effects - Kaleidoscope:
 
 
Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur 25.
 
Effects - Artistic Effects - Colored Edges:
Select Presets and select Red edge.
 
 
24. Selections - Invert.
 
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:
 
10
10
70
20
Color black
 
Selections - Select none.
 
 
25. Sign your image.
 
Resize you image, if you wish it to be smaller.
 
Save your image.
 
 
 
If you liked my tutorial, I would be pleased, if you tell me. I also would love to see your creation, if you have used other tubes and colors.

 

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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 Estela for translating my tutorial into Portuguese

Estelas version

 

 

 

 

You can see others version of my tutorial here