Hearts Flew

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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install the plugins
copy the selections into the folder “selection” of “My PSP Files”
copy the masks in the folder “mask” of “My PSP Files” or open with PSP and minimize it (best method)
open the tubes and the alpha layer and duplicate them. Work with the copies, close the originals
double click on the presets to install them

color 1/foreground color/#dcd6e0
color 2/background color/#d11f13

prepare the colors in the materials palette

if you change the colors according to your tubes, choose contrasting colors

[AFS Import] - Alien Skin Snap Art - Alien Skin Eye Candy5 Impact - AP 01 Innovations Lines

1 color palette - 1 woman tube by Libellule - 1 mask by Libellule - 1 alpha layer - 2 presets
1 misted image and one Word Art tube by Libellule

Use the Paint Brush to follow the steps
left click to grab it

Step 1
in the materials palette, prepare a rectangular gradient

Step 2
activate the alpha layer and fill with the gradient

Step 3
effects/plugins/AFS Import/sqborder2

effects/edge effects/enhance

Step 4
effects/image effects/seamless tiling

Step 5
image/resize/uncheck « resize all layers »/80%

Step 6
effects/3D effects/drop shadow

Step 7
effects/image effects/seamless tiling

layers/arrange/move down

Step 8
effects/3D effects/drop shadow

Step 9
layers/merge/merge visible

Step 10
selections/load selection from alpha channel/selection 1

Step 11
layers/new raster layer, fill the selection with color 2 (red)

Step 12
layers/new mask layer/from image

effects/edge effects/enhance
selections/select none
layers/merge/merge group

Step 13
layers/properties/blend mode : multiply and opacity 60%

Step 14
effects/plugins/Alien Skin Snap Art/Watercolor/choose the preset provided

to help you , here are the settings

layers/merge/merge visible

Step 15
selections/load selection from alpha channel/selection 2

Step 16
selections/promote seletion to layer and select none

Step 17
copy/paste the tube « libellulegraphisme_levres_coeur » as new layer
image/resize/uncheck « resize all layers »/70%, place it on the promoted layer
you may close the background layers to work more easily


your layers palette looks like this

layers/merge/merge down
open the visibility of the background if you closed it

Step 18
selections/load selection from alpha channel/selection 2

selections/invert - hit the delete key of your keyboard

Step 19

Step 20
effects/plugins/Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact/Glass/choose the preset provided

selections/select none

Step 21

Step 22
image/resize/uncheck « resize all layers »/20%
don’t move it

Step 23
effects/plugins/Mura’s Meister/Copies

Step 24
layers/arrange/move down

Step 25
effects/image effects/offset

Step 26
activate the top layer
layers/merge/merge down
effects/3D effects/drop shadow

Step 27
layers/merge/merge visible

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

selections/promote selection to layer
selections/select none

Step 29
effects/3D effects/inner bevel

Step 30
effects/image effects/offset

Step 31
effects/plugins/Simple/4 Way Average/default settings

Step 32

Step 33
image/add borders/1 pixel white and 1 pixel red

Step 34
copy/paste the tube «libellulegraphisme_Speaking_a_Dead_Language_by_Kechake » as new layer
move it to the right

Step 35
adjust/blur/gaussian blur

layers/arrange/move down

Step 36
activate the background layer
selections/select all
image/add borders/50 pixels white

Step 37
edit/paste into selection
effects/plugins/Simple/Top Left Mirror

Step 38
effects/3D effects/drop shadow

selections/select none

Step 39
copy/paste the tube « libellulegraphisme_coins » as new layer
don’t move it

Step 40
image/add borders/1 pixel black

Step 41
copy/paste the tube « libellulegraphisme_coeurs_envoles_motart » as new layer
effects/image effects/offset

Step 42
effects/3D effects/drop shadow

Step 43
apply your signature
layers/merge/merge all (flatten)
file/save as type jpeg

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