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Franie works with PSP 18, and I use PSP 19
But this tutorial can be realized with another version of PSP
however, some differences might be noticed according to the version you use

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And she has their permission to use them
If you see a tube that might belong to you, contact Franie or myself
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all tubers apply their watermark without any exception !!!!!
no watermark ---> stolen tube

Filters used
Unlimited 2.0
AFS Import - Borfilm
Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 Impact - Glass
VM Distortion - Radial Pox
AP Lines - SilverLining
MuRa's Meister - Pole tranform...


Material
2 tubes children
2 fractals
1 brush
2 selections copy / paste into the folder « selections » of Corel PSP
1 preset_glass - double-click on it to install it automatically
1 color palette

Tubers’ authorizations


Franie’s colors
Don’t hesitate to change colors and blend modes of the layers
to match your tubes and images
color 1 -> foreground color FG color -> #f6a1f2
color 2 -> background color BG color -> #2f6835
color 3 -> #ffffff (white)


Use this pencil to follow the steps
hold down left click to grab and move it


Realization
1
prepare the colors into the materials palette (FG and BG colors)

file -> new -> new transparent image : 850 * 600 pixels

2
selections -> select all
copy / paste the Fractal image into selection
selections -> select none
adjust -> blur -> motion blur

3
layers -> duplicate
image -> mirror -> mirror vertical
double click on the layer into the layers palette to change the blend mode to « screen » - opacity : 50%

layers -> merge -> merge visible

4
layers -> duplicate
effects -> plugins -> Unlimited 2 -> [AFS IMPORT] - BORFILM

select the 8 rectangles with the magic wand tool

selections -> invert
DELETE on your keyboard
selections -> select none

5
effects -> image effects -> offset

selections -> select all
selections -> float  -  selections -> defloat
highlightthe layer underneath (merged)
selections -> promote selection to layer
keep selection activated
layers -> arrange -> bring to top
effects -> plugins -> Alien Skin Eye Candy 5-Impact / Glass

here are the settings in case the preset doesn’t work

selections -> select none

6
highlight middle (copy of merged)
effects -> plugins -> Unlimited 2 -> VM Distortion / Radial Pox

blend mode of the layer : Soft Light

7
highlight top layer (promoted selection)
selections -> load-save selection -> from disk -> selection 1-Henry

effects -> 3D effects -> drop shadow -> color 2 (tick « shadow on new layer »)

in the layers palette, « promoted selection shadow 1 » is highlighted
selections -> select none
effects -> plugins -> AP [Lines] / Silverlining

effects -> edge effects -> enhance
effects -> 3D effects -> drop shadow / untick « shadow on new layer »

8
highlight top layer (promoted selection)
selections -> load-save selection -> from disk -> selection 2-Henry

effects -> 3D effects -> drop shadow / color 2 and tick « shadow on new layer »

selections -> select none
effects -> plugins -> AP [Lines] / Silverlining

effects -> edge effects -> enhance
effects -> 3D effects -> drop shadow / untick « shadow on new layer »

drop the same shadow on layer above (promoted selection)

9
highlight bottom layer (merged)
layers -> duplicate
layers -> arrange -> bring to top
effects -> plugins -> Mura’s Meister / Pole Transform

blend mode of th layer : Soft Light 
effects -> edge effects -> enhance

10
in materials palette, prepare a sunburst gradient

select the middle circle with the magic wand tool
layers -> new raster layer
flood fill selection with this gradient
selections -> modify -> select selection borders

layers -> new raster layer
flood fill selection with color 2
effects -> plugins -> AP [Lines] / Silverlining (same settings as before)
effects -> edge effects -> enhance
effects -> 3D effects -> buttonize / color 2

layers -> merge -> merge down

11
layers -> new raster layer
open the text tube
file -> export -> custom brush -> name your new brush tip

activate the Brush Tool with the following settings / size : 380 pixels

apply using color 2
objects -> align -> horizontal-center in canvas
objects -> align -> vertical-center in canvas
layers -> duplicate
layers -> merge -> merge down
effects -> plugins -> Mura’s Seamless / Emboss At Alpha / default settings
layers -> merge -> merge down
effects -> 3D effects -> drop shadow as before

12
image -> add borders -> tick « symmetric » -> ...
2 pixels color 2
5 pixels color 1
2 pixels color 2
edit -> COPY
selections -> select all
image -> add borders -> 40 pixels White
selections -> invert -> paste into selection
selections -> invert
effects -> 3D effects -> drop shadow -> 15 / 15 / 100 / 30 / black
selections -> select none

13
copy / paste as new layer the child tube 102
place it as shown on final result
layers -> duplicate
adjust -> blur -> motion blur as before (don’t change the settings)
layers -> arrange -> move down
highlight Raster 2
effects -> 3D effects -> drop shadow -> 0 / 0 / 50 / 30 / black

14
apply your watermark
layer s-> merge -> merge all (flatten)
save as... type .Jpeg

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