I love body painting

Original tutorial can be found here

This tutorial was created using PSPX2
I use PSPX7
but it can be realized with other versions

General conditions
This tutorial is an original and personal design of Libellule.
any resemblance with another one would be pure coincidence.
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You must indicate the copyrights of the artists.
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install the plugins if necessary
copy the masks in the folder “mask” of “My PSP Files” or open with PSP and minimize it to tray(best method)
open the tubes and duplicate them. Work with the copies, close the originals
import the brush tip as custom brush

color 1/foreground color/#f9e1d7
color 2/background color/#07a2d
color 3 -> #ffffff -> 393b3e

prepare the colors in the materials palette, using colors 2 and 3

you may change the main colors, according to your tubes
in the materials palette, prepare a radial gradient

BKG Designer III (import in Unlimited2), Italian Editor Effect,
Simple, harry Button Tools, Murameister Perspective Tiling, 
Nik Software Color Effex 3, Lens Flares (import in  Unlimited2)

1 alpha layers, 1 color palette, 1 tube by Maëlle Dreams,
1 element by Ptitesouris, 1 mask by Linda, 1 word art, 1 frame.

Use the Pencil to follow the steps
left click to grab it

Step 1
open the alpha layer, window/duplicate
close the original and work with the copy
fill the layer with the gradient

Step 2
adjust/blur/gaussian blur/50

Step 3
activate the character tube
erase the watermark

Step 4
back to your work
layers/new raster layer
selections/select all
edit/paste into selection
selections/select none

Step 5
adjust/blur/radial blur

Step 6
effects/image effects/seamless tiling/default settings

Step 7
layers/merge/merge visible
effects/edge effects/enhance more

Step 8
effects/plugins/Unlimited 2/&<Bkg Designers sf10 III>/Whirl

Step 9
effects/plugins/Italian Editors Effect/Effeto TV

Step 10
effects/plugins/Simple/Top Left Mirror/default settings

Step 11
effects/edge effects/enhance

Step 12
activate the background layer (merged)
effects/art media effects/brush strokes

your tag looks like this

Step 13
activate the top layer
layers/duplicate – image/free rotate/right/90°

Step 14
layers/properties/blend mode « hard light »

Step 15
layers/merge/merge visible

Step 16
selections/load selection/from alpha channel/selection #1

selections/promote selection to layer

Step 17
keep the selection active
effects/texture effects/mosaic antique

Step 18
keep the selection active/effects/3D effects/drop shadow

drop shadow again changing (3) by (-3)
selections/select none

Step 19
effects/reflection effects/feedback

Step 20
effects/plugins/Simple/Quick Tile/default settings

Step 21
activate the bacground layer (merged)
selections/load selection/from alpha channel/selection #2

selections/promote selection to layer

Step 22
effects/plugins/Unlimited 2/Harry Button Tools/Fiat Button II

according to the colors of your tube, change the position of the cursors corresponding to the colors
selections/select none

Step 23
layers/arrange/bring to top

Step 24
opacity of the layer : 50%

your layers palette looks like this

Step 25
layers/merge/merge visible

Step 26
effects/plugins/Mura’s Meister/Perspective Tiling

Step 27
activate the bottom layer (merged)
image/resize/uncheck « all layers »/height 450 pixels

Step 28
selections/load selection/from alpha channel/selection #3

layers/new raster layer

Step 29
copy/paste into selection the mask « LF-Mask24-30102013 »

Step 30
adjust/hue and saturation/colorize

Step 31
blend mode of the layer : soft light

Step 32
effects/texture effects/weave/color 3

Step 33
layers/merge/merge visible

Step 34
effects/plugins/Nik Software Color Effex 3

click on the image to view it full size

Step 35
copy/paste as new layer the tube « 2014EXCLUSIF-Maelledreams-Femme2015 »
(don’t forget to erase the watermark)
image/resize/70%/uncheck « all layers »/check « lock aspect ratio »

Step 36
image/mirror/mirror horizontal
effects/image effects/offset

Step 37
adjust/sharpness/high pass sharpness

Step 38
effects/3D effects/drop shadow

Step 39
activate the bottom layer (merged)
effects/plugins/Unlimited 2/Lens Flare

Step 40
copy/paste as new layer the tube « 9 ptitesouris element 62 »
effects/image effects/offset

Step 41
layers/new raster layer
activate the paint brush tool, and find the brush tip « crow_006 »
apply with color 3

Step 42
edit/copy the tube « voile »
back to your work -> layers/new raster layer - selections/select all
edit/paste into selection
selections/select none

Step 43
blend mode of the layer : hard light – opacity : 44%

Step 44
copy/paste as new layer the word art
place it where you like

Step 45
image/add borders/2 pixels black

Step 46
selections/select all
image/add borders/45 pixels white

Step 47
effects/plguins/Simple/Center Tile/default settings
image/mirror/mirror horizontal

Step 48
adjust/blur/gaussian blur/20

Step 49
effects/texture effects/weave/color 3

selections/select none

Step 50
image/add borders/1 pixel black

Step 51
copy/paste as new layer the frame tube
don’t move it

Step 52
apply your signature
layers/merge/merge all (flatten)
save as... type jpeg
your tag is finished
we hope you had fun following this tutorial

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