New Year

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.
You can share your creations, create signatures for your friends or for groups
but you are not allowed to use this tutorial in your site, or claim it as yours
You must indicate the copyrights of the artists.
Thank you to respect the rules.

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thank you to ask Libellule.
a link towards her site will be asked

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and to share it in groups or forums

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see here

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 duplicate them. Work with the copies, close the originals

color 1/foreground color/#b0a473
color 2/background color/#000000

prepare the colors in the materials palette
you may change the main color, according to your tubes, but keep black

Penta.Com - Kang2 (import in Unlimited 2) - Simple

1 color palette - 1 tube by Guismo - 1 mask by Tine - 2 selections - 2 decoration tubes - 1 paper by Libellule

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

Step 1
open a new transparent 800 * 600 pixels

Step 2
effects/plugins/Unlimited 2/Kang2/Color Cubes
if you change color 1 you might have to change these settings

Step 3
layers/new mask layer/from image

layers/merge/merge group
effects/edge effects/enhance

Step 4
blen mode : hard light (or other)
layers/merge/merge visible

Step 5
image/resize/uncheck « resize all layers »/90%

Step 6
effects/3D effects/drop shadow

Step 7
layers/new raster layer/fill with color 2 (black)

Step 8
effects/plugins/Penta.Com/Dot And Cross/defautl settings
layers/arrange/move down

Step 9
activate the top layer
layers/new raster layer

Step 10
selections/load selection from disk/selection « libellule_nouvelle_année »
copy/paste the paper « papier_nouvelle_annee »into selection
effects/edge effects/enhance

Step 11
selections/modify/select selection borders

fill the selection with color 1

Step 12
adjust/add noise

selections/select none

Step 13
effects/3D effects/drop shadow

Step 14
copy/paste the tube « JIT_flair » as new layer
effects/image effects/offset

Step 15
effects/plugins/Simple/Top Left Mirror/defahlt settings
your tag looks like this

Step 16
effects/3D effects
drop shadow

layers/arrange/move down

Step 17
activate the top layer
copy/paste the tube « JIT_fireworks » as new layer
move it to the left (see example)

Step 18
copy/paste the tube « calguisnewyear02122011 » as new layer
if you use the tube provided , add an an effect --> image effect/offset

Step 19
if you use the tube provided --> selections/load selection from disk/selection « libellule_nouvelle_annee2 »
adjust/hue and saturation/colorize

selections/select none

Step 20
adjust/sharpness/high pass sharpen

Step 21
selections/select all
image/add borders/5 pixels/color 1


Step 22
adjust/add noise

Step 23
selections/select all
image/add borders/50 pixels/color 2 (black)

Step 24
effects/plugins/Penta.Com/Dot And Cross/default settings

Step 25
keep the selection active
copy/paste the decoration tube « libellule_coins »(colorize eventually) into selection
don’t move it

Step 26
selections/select all
image/add borders/5 pixels color 1


Step 27
adjust/add noise

selections/select none

Step 28
image/add borders/1 pixel/color 2

Step 29
apply your signature
layers/merge/merge all (flatten)

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