You will find the original tutorial Here

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it is strictly forbidden to copy or distribute it on the Net
Thanks to Nara for her kind permission
I work with PSP18, but it is possible to use another version.

The tubes provided are for personal use
you are not allowed to share them,  or present them in another site
without the permission of the authors

Open the tubes, duplicate them and work with the copies
open the masks, duplicate an minimize them
copy/paste selections into the folder « Selections » of « My PSP Files »
double-click on the presets to install them automatically

L en Ks Zitah
Plugin VM Instant Art
Plugin Alien Skin Eye Candy 5> Impact
 Plugin & Bkg 101 sf Designers
Filter Factory Gallery A

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


color 1 -> foreground color -> FG -> #451507
color 2 -> background color -> BG -> #dab19e

Step 1
open a new transparent raster layer  900 * 600 pixels
in the materials palette, prepare a radial gradient

Step 2
adjust/blur/gaussian blur

Step 3
effects/plugins/L en K’s/Zitah

Step 4

Step 5
layers/new raster layer
flood fill with BG color
effects/plugins/VM Instant Art/Lightlines

blend mode of the layer : « Hard Light » - opacity : 50%
layers/merge/merge down

Step 6
layers/new raster layer
flood fill with BG color
layers/new mas layer/from image/mask « maskcamerontags_geometric3 »
layers/merge/merge group

Step 7
selections/load-save selection/from disk/selection « sel.tagkaren.nara »
selections/modify/contract/10 pixels

Step 8
effects/3D effects/chisel

Step 9
effects/plugins/Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 ImpactGlass

Step 10
effects/plugins/&<Bkg Dsigners sf 10 I>/BB String Thing

Step 11
effects/3D effects/Buttonize

selections/select none

Step 12
activate Raster 1

layers/new raster layer
flood fill with BG color
layers/new mask layer/from image/Nara_mask_0347
layers/merge/merge group

Step 13
image/mirror/mirror horizontal
layers/merge/merge down
adjust/sharpness/sharpen more

Step 14
activate the layer « group-raster 2 »

with the magic wand tool, tolerance 6, select the 2 rectangles without frame and delete

selections/select none

Step 15
activate the layer « group-raster 2 » (middle layer in the layers palette)
resize the tube of the couple to 80% - copy/paste as new layer
move it as shown in the final result

Step 16
copy/paste as new layer the tube of the woman
move it as on the example – opacity 50%
effects/3D effects/drop shadow as you like
layers/merge/merge visible

Step 17
activate the top layer
activate the tube of the flowers – image/resize/18%
copy/paste as new layer and move it into the largest frame of the mask (see final result)
effects/3D effects/drop shadow as you like

Step 18
layers/new raster layer
activate the paint brush tool (you may use another brush tip than the one provided of course)
(translator’s note : I couldn’t use the one provided, .... so I chose another one)
use the FG color, apply the brush tip on the horizontal band
layers/duplicate – image/mirror/mirror horizontal
layers/merge/merge down
drop shadow as you like
your layers palette looks like this

Step 19
layers/merge/merge all (flatten)

Step 20
image/add borders/3 pixels/FG color

Step 21
image/add borders/30 pixels using a contrasting color
select this large border with the magic wand tool

Step 22
edit/paste into selection the image copied in step 19

Step 23
adjust/blur/gaussian blur/as in step 2
effects/plugins/Filter Factory Gallery  « A »/Pool Shadow/default settings
selections/select none

Step 24
image/add borders/3 pixels/FG color

Step 25
apply Nara’s watermark, and your own watermark
file/save as ... type jpeg

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