Exactly under the sun

Original tutorial can be found here

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

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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
open the alpha layer, window/duplicate, work with the copy, close the original
if the gradient provided is not already in your Corel folder, copy it into the folder « gradient » of My PSP Files

color 1/foreground color/#ffa60a
color 2/background color/#fff1dc
color 3 -> #5d230f

prepare the colors in the materials palette, color 1 as foreground color
color 2 as background color

you may change the main colors, according to your tubes

Almathera, Funhouse, Textures, MuraR'Meister, Toadies

1 color palette, 1 alpha layer, 1 gradient, 1 woman tube by Libellule, 1 mask by Maëlle Dreams
2 masks by Libellule, 2 décoration tubes.

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

Step 1
in the materials palette, prepare a linear gradient, angle 0, repeat 7

Step 2
open the copy of the alpha layer, flood fill with the gradient

Step 3
effects/plugins/Almathera/A Warper

Step 4
effects/plugins/FunHouse/Evanescence/default settings/232

Step 5
effects/edge effects/enhance

Step 6
adjust/softness/soft focus

Step 7
layer/new raster layer/flood fill with color 3

Step 8
new mask layer/from image/choose « libellulegraphisme_masque35 »

layers/merge/merge group

Step 9
Effets/plugins/ Textures/Craquelure

Step 10
Calques/properties/blend mode « burn »/opacity 30%

Step 11
layers/merge/merge visible

Step 12
layers/new raster layer
flood fill with color 1

Step 13
layers/new mask layer/from image/choose « Maëlle 2014EXCLUSIF-Maelledreams-Mask25 »

layers/merge/merge group

Step 14
effects/plugins/Toadies/What Are You ?.../default settings

Step 15
layers/properties/blend mode « Dodge/opacity 30%

Step 16
effects/edge effects/enhance

Step 17
in the materials palette, set color 2 as background color
prepare an new linear gradient/angle 0/repeat 0
set « Corel_06_025fondu d'ar plan » as foreground color

Step 18
layers/new raster layer
flood fill with the gradient

Step 19
selections/load selection/from alpha channel/selection 1

DELETE (hit the delete key of your keyboard)
selections/select none

Step 20
adjust/add-remove noise/add noise

Step 21
blend mode « Luminance (Legacy) » / opacity 50%

Step 22
layers/new raster layer
flood fill white

Step 23
layers/new mask layer/from image/choose « libellulegraphisme_masque25 »

layers/merge/merge group

Step 24
selections/load-save selection/from alpha channel/check « invert »

selections/select none

Step 25
layers properties/opacity 30%

adjust/softness/soften/soften more

Step 26
image/add borders-->
2 pixels/white
2 pixels color 3
30 pixels white

Step 27
layers/promote background layer

Step 28
image/resize/20%/smart size/unchek « all layers »

Step 29
effects/image effects/offset  H : -275   V : 193

Step 30
effects/plugins/Mura’s Meister/Copies

Step 31
activate the selection tool/rectangle, select the top and bottom frames

selections/select none

Step 32
effects/image effects/offset/H : 0 / V : 14

Step 33
copy/paste the tube « chaine_sous_le_soleil_libellulegraphisme »
effects/image effects/offset/ H : -275 / V : 104

Step 34
layers/arrange/move down

Step 35
activate the top layer
copy/paste as new layer the tube « libellulegraphhisme_sous_le_soleil » (don’t forget to erase the watermark)
image/mirror/horizontal mirror
move it as shown on the final result

Step 36
copy/paste as new layer the text tube « mot_art_sous_le_soleil_libellulegraphisme »
move it to the right (see final result)

Step 37
image/add borders-->
2 pixels color 3
1 pixel black

Step 38
layers/merge/merge all
apply your signature

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