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Plugins:

VM Extravaganca, Stay in line og Shoutin'! - Here

Transparency, Eliminate White - Here

VM Toolbox, Round Button - Here

Andrew's Filter Collection 55, Additional Light - Here

Flaming Pear, Flood - Here

Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact, Glass - Here

 

 

 

 
 

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Preparations
 
Unzip plugins and place the folders in the Plugin folder to your PSP program.
 
If Plugins do not appear in the PSP program, you can try to import them into Filters Unlimited 2.

Double click on the Preset 'cas_TheCity_Glass' in your material folder, and it automatically is imported into Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact.

 

 
Place the Selections 'cas_TheCity_Sel1' to 6 in the Selections folder to your PSP program.
 

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Materials here

 

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Notice! Use muted colors, bright colors are not suitable for this tutorial

 
   
 
1. Open new Transparent Image 800x500 pixel.
 
Set foregroundcolor to #8b9481 and backgroundcolor to #dbdad6.
 
Flood Fill with the backgroundcolor.
 
 
2. Change the backgroundcolor to #ffffff (white).
 
Set foregroundcolor to Gradient:
 
 
Layers - New Raster Layer.
 
Flood Fill with the gradient.
 
Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur 50.
 
 
3. Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - VM Extravaganza - Stay in line:
 
 
 
4. Layers - New Raster Layer.
 
Flood Fill with the gradient.
 
Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur like before.
 
Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - VM Extravaganza - Shoutin'!:
 
 
Image - Mirror.
 
 
5. Effects - Plugins - Transparency - Eliminate White.
 
Effects - Image Effects - Offset:
 
 
In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Difference.
 
 
6. Layers - Duplicate.
Image - Mirror.
 
Effects - Image Effects - Offset:
 
 
In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Hard Light.
 
 
7. Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk, find 'cas_TheCity_Sel1':
 
 
Layers - New Raster Layer.
 
Set the backgroundcolor to #8c8793.
 
Flood Fill the selection with the backgroundcolor.
 
Selections - Select None.
 
In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Burn.
 
Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur 20.
 
 
8. Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk like before, but choose 'cas_TheCity_Sel2'.
 
Layers - New Raster Layer.
 
Flood Fill the layer with the backgroundcolor.
 
Selections - Select None.
 
In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Multiply and Opacity to 36.
 
Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur 20.
 
 
9. Close the bottom layer.
 
Layers - Merge - Merge Visible.
 
Open the layer again.
 
 
10. Layers - New Raster Layer.
 
Set the foregroundscolor to #8b9481.
 
Flood Fill with the color.
 
Effects - Plugins - VM Toolbox - Round Button:
 
 
 
11. Effects - Image Effects - Offset like before, but change:
 
 
In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Burn.
 
 
12. Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk, choose 'cas_TheCity_Sel3'.
 
Hit Delete on your keyboard.
 
Selections - Select none.
 
 
13. Activate Merged Layer.
 
Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk, choose 'cas_TheCity_Sel4'.
 
Effects - Plugins - Andrew's Filter Collection 55 - Additional Light:
 
 
(if you use other colors, you might want to change the settings, especially the one in the bottom 'Greater')
 
Selections - Select None.
 
In the Layerpalette, set Opacity to 75.
 
Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.
 
 
14. Open the tube 'SvB Stad 71 misted'.
 
Edit - Copy, minimize it.
 
On your image, Edit - Paste as New Layer.
 
In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Soft Light.
 
 
15. Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk, choose 'cas_theCity_Sel5'.
 
Hit Delete on your keyboard.
 
Selections - Select None.
 
 
16. Activate Merged Layer.
 
Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk, choose 'cas_theCity_Sel3' again.
 
Selections - Invert.
 
Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flood:
 
 
Selections - Select None.
 
 
17. Activate the top layer.

Activate Selection Tool and Custom Selection :

Layers - New Raster Layer.
 
Set the foregroundcolor to #ffffff (hvid).
 
Flood Fill with the color.
 
Selections - Select None.
 
 
18. Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave:
 
 
In the Layerpalette, set Opacity to 44.
 
 
19. Layers - Duplicate.
 
Image - Flip.
 
Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds:
 
Color #6c7462
 
Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance.
 
In the Layerpaletten, set Opacity to 24.
 
 
20. Open the tube 'cas_TheCityDeco1'.
 
Edit - Copy, Close it down.
 
Edit - Paste as New Layer.
 
Effects - Image Effects - Offset:
 
 
 
21. Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk, choose 'cas_theCity_Sel6'.
 
Layers - New Raster Layer.
 
Flood Fill with the foregroundcolor.
 
Selections - Modify - Contract 20 pixel.
 
Hit Delete on your keyboard.
 
 
22. Layers - New Raster Layer.
 
Selections - Modify - Expand 1 pixel.
 
Flood Fill selectionen with the backgroundcolor #8c8793.
 
Keep the selection on.
 
 
23. Activate the tube 'SvB Stad 71 misted' again.
 
Activate Selection Tool and Custom Selection
 
 
Edit - Copy, close it down.
 
On your image, Edit - Paste into Selection.
 
Selections - Select None.
 
 
24. Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.
 
Layers - Arrange - Move Down.
 
 
25. Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Glass:
 
Under Settings - User Settings you choose 'cas_TheCity_Glass'
 
 
Activate the top layer.
 
Layers - Merge - Merge Down.
 
 
26. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:
 
Color black
 
Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling:
 
 
 
27. Open the tube 'Liza tube 246 17102011'.
 
Edit - Copy, close it down.
 
On your image, Edit - Paste as New Layer.
 
Image - Resize 78% - uncheck All Layers.
 
Move her down in the right corner like this:
 
 
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow like before.
 
 
28. Open the tube 'cas_TheCityDeco2'.
 
Edit - Copy, close it down.
 
Edit - Paste as New Layer.
 
Effects - Image Effects - Offset:
 
 
 
29. Effects - 3D Effect - Drop Shadow:
 
Color #717769
 
One more time.
 
 
30. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:
 
Color #717769
 
 
31. Open the tube 'cas_TheCityDeco3'.
 
Edit - Copy, close it down.
 
Edit - Paste as New Layer.
 
Effects - Image Effects - Offset:
 
 
Layers - Arrange - Move Down.
 
In the Layerpalette, set Opacity to 46.
 
 
32. Layers - Duplicate.
 
Image - Mirror.
 
Move it to the right side like this:
 
 
Layers - Merge - Merge Visible.
 
 
33. Image - Add Borders 2 pixel - Symmetric - color #717769.
 
Image - Add Borders 30 pixel - Symmetric - color #ffffff (white).
 
Image - Add Borders 1 pixel - Symmetric - color #717769.
 
Image - Add Borders 5 pixel - Symmetric - color #ffffff (white).
 
Image - Add Borders 1 pixel - Symmetric - color #717769.
 
Image - Add Borders 40 pixel - Symmetric - color #ffffff (white).
 

 

 

 

 

 

34. Sign your image.

Resize if you want a smaller image and save it.

 
 
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.

 

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

 

 

 

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Version with 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