How to create an XMas bulb

Original tutorial can be found here

This tutorial was created by Libellule with PSPX7
I used PSPX9
but it can be realized with other versions

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

Filters
Unlimited 2 / Special effects 2


Material


use the Pencil to follow the steps
hold down left click to grab and move it


Realization
1
open alpha layer

2
window -> duplicate
close original image and work with copy

3
selections -> load-save selection -> from alpha channel -> selection 1

4
open « paper09 » (or another texture of your choice)

5
edit -> copy

6
back to your tag
edit -> paste into selection

7
effects -> geometric effects -> spherize / 100%
redo same effect : 70%

8
effects plugins -> Unlimited 2 -> Special Effects 2 -> Border White Fade 2/ 45 / check « invert »

9
adjust -> sharpness -> sharpen

10
selections -> select none

11
selections -> load-save selection -> from alpha channel -> selection 2

12
materials palette - > FG color : #beac67  /  BG color : #2c1b00
prepare a linear gradient

13
layers -> new raster layer

14
flood fill selection with gradient

15
selections -> select none

16
layers -> new raster layer

17
selections -> load-save selection -> from alpha channel -> selection 3

18
materials palette -> prepare a sunburst gradient (same colors as before)

flood fill selection with gradient

19
efects -> 3D effects -> inner bevel

20
selections -> select none

21
layers -> arrange -> move down

22
highlight top layer

23
open « noeud_boule_noel »

24
edit -> copy

25
back to your work
edit -> paste as new layer
place it properly

26
layers -> merge -> merge visible
save as... type .png (to keep transparency)
file -> save as... -> type .jpeg
your bimb is "ready to use"

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