Inventing a white dream

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 if necessary
copy the selections into the folder “selection” of “My PSP Files”
copy the mask 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
double click on the preset to install it

color 1/foreground color/#808080
color 2/background color/#ccc0aa
color 3 -> #ffffff -> ffffff

prepare the materials palette with colors 3 and 2

you may change the main colors, according to your tubes, but keep white
in your tube, choose a dark color as color 1 and a light color as color 2

VM Stylize (import into Unlimited 2) - Two Moon - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Textures
Mura’s Meister - Graphic Plus - AAA Frames

1 color palette - 1 woman tube by Françoise Création - 1 mask by JillBlue - 2 wolves misted tubes
2 textures - 2 decoration tubes by Candy

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

Step 1
open a new transparent raster layer  800 * 600 pixels

Step 2
in the materials palette, prepare a linear gradient/  90 / 1 with colors 3 and 2

fill the layer ith this gradient

Step 3
effects/plugins/Unlimited 2/VM Stylize/Motion Trail

Step 4
effects/plugins/Unlimited 2/Two Moon/Emboston
(if you use this plugin out of Unlimited 2, the result might be different)


Step 5
layers/new raster layer
selections/select all

Step 6
copy/paste the texture « reve_blanc_fond » into selection
selections/select none

Step 7
effects/image effects/seamless tiling

Step 8
adjust/hue and saturation/colorize

Step 9
blend mode of the layer : soft light

Step 10
layers/merge/merge visible

Step 11
activate the texture « reve_blanc_texture » - edit/copy
layers/new raster layer
selections/select all
edit/paste into selection
selections/select none

Step 12
adjust/hue and saturation/colorize

Step 13
layers/new mask layer/from image

layers/merge/merge group

Step 14
effects/3D effects/drop shadow

layers/merge/merge visible

Step 15
selections/select all
selections/modify/contract/27 pixels

seklections/invert and promote selection to layer

Step 16
effects/artistic effects/Chrome

Step 17
keep the selection active
effects/plugins/Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Textures/Texture Noise
choose the preset « libellule 1 »

here are the settings

Step 18
effects/edge effects/enhance

Step 19
effects/3D effects/buttonize

selections/select none

Step 20
layers/new raster layer
selections/load selection from disk/selection « libellule_reve_blanc »

Step 21
activate the misted image « libellulegraphisme_loups_couple » - image/mirror/mirror horizontal
copy/paste into selection
effects/edge effects/enhance more

Step 22
blend mode of the layer : Luminance (Legacy) - opacity : 80%

Step 23
selections/modify/select selection borders

Step 24
layers/new raster layer
effects/plugins/Mura’s Meister/Cloud and fill the selection
choose the 3 basic colors

Step 25
effects/plugins/Graphic Plus/Cross Shadow/default settings

Step 26
selections/select none
effects/3D effects/drop shadow

Step 27
copy/paste as new layer the tube of the woman
move it to the right
hit the « shift » key and the « G » key of your keyboard to open the Gamma Correction window/ 1,50

if you don’t use the tube provided, maybe you won’t need this correction

Step 28
layers/duplicate - adjust/blur/gaussian blur

layers/arrange/move down

Step 29
activate the top layer
copy/paste as new layer the Word Art tube
effects/image effects/offset


Step 30
layers/merge/merge visible

Step 31
window/duplicate, set aside for a later use

Step 32
image/add borders/4 pixels/white
image/add borders/color 1/1 pixel
selections/select all

Step 33
image/add borders/50 pixels/white
copy the image set aside in step 31 and paste into selection

Step 34
effects/plugins/AAA Frames/Foto Frame/default settings

selections/select none

Step 35
image/add borders/1 pixel/color 3
image/add borders/1 pixel/color 1

Step 36
copy/paste as new layer the decoration tube (or take another one)

Step 37
image/resize/60%/uncheck « resize all layers » and move it to the left (see final result)

Step 38
effects/3D effects/drop shadow

Step 39
apply your signature
layers/merge/merge all (flatten)

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