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Thanks to Nara for her kind permission
I work with PSP12, but it is possible to use another version.

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tubes and watermark created by Nara Pamplona
1 mask by Nara
Open the tubes, duplicate them and work with the copies
open the mask, and minimize it

Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact
Thank you to Violette for her permission to use her filters


color 1 -> foreground color -> #6b512c
color 2 -> background color -> #01c8b7
color 3 -> #e8d9b0

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

Step 1
open a new transparent background layer   800 * 600 pixels
in the materials palette, prepare a radial gradient with the following settings

paint the layer with this gradient
adjust/blur/gaussian blur/15

Step 2
effects/plugins/Artistic effects/Halftone

Step 3
slections/select all
activate the tube of the landscape
edit/copy - back to your work - edit/paste into selection
selections/select none

Step 4
layers/new raster layer
fill with color 3
layers/new mask layer/choose « Mask_Nara_53 »

adjust/sharpness/sharpen more
layers/merge/merge group
set the blend mode on « hard light » and the opacity on 40%
adjust/sharpness/sharpen more

Step 5
activate the tube of the woman
edit/copy - back to your work - edit/paste as new layer
move it to the right (see final result)


Step 6
effects/plugins/Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact/Perspective Shadow/choose the preset « drop shadow blurry »
layers/merge/merge visible

Step 7
image/add borders/check « symmetric »/3 pixels/color 1
select this border with the magic wand tool
effects/3D effects/cutout

repeat this effect replacing (2) by (-2)
selections/select none

Step 8
image/add borders/check « symmetric »/30 pixels/contrasting color
select this border ith the magic wand tool
layers/new raster layer
fill with the gradient prepared in step 1
effects/plugins/Simple/Top Left Mirror
layers/merge/merge down
selections/select none

Step 9
repeat step 7

Step 10
activate Nara’s watermark
edit/copy - back to your work - edit/paste as new layer
move it in one of the corners
apply your signature
layers/merge/merge all (flatten)
image/resize eventually
(note of the translator : I resized width 1000 pixels, and applied image/sharpness/sharpen)
File/save as… type jpeg

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