Tutorial 36

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I work with PSP12, but it is possible to use another version.

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Material
1 texture - copy it and paste it into the folder « texture » of « My PSP Files »
1 image « 519811_barcraigs_réservoir_scotland » found on Google Images
1 character tube « cal_guis_12_03_2008_glamour » received in a sharing group
1 flower tube « Zenyra-Fleurs33 » received in a sharing group
4 selections - copy them and paste them into the folder « selections » of « My PSP Files »
Open the tubes, duplicate them and work with the copies

Filters
Flaming Pear/Flexify 2
(if you have difficulties with this filter, the final shape is provided in the material
you’ll have to colorize it eventually - Don’t forget to apply the effert « mirror » of step 5)
Filters Unlimited 2/Andrew’s Filters/In To The Center Of Things (provided)
Graphic Plus/Cross Shadow
AP 01 |Innovations]/Lines Silverlining
Mura’s Meister/Perspective Tiling
Toadies/What Are You ?..
&<Bkg Designers IV>
you can find the filters on Tine ‘s Site - Thank you Tine for your permission

Colors

foreground color -> color 1 -> #6d242b
background color -> color 2 -> #fdd4dc

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

Realization
Step1
open a new transparent raser layer   950 * 600 pixels
in the materials palette, prepare a linear gradient  -> 45 / 1

adjust/blur/radial blur
check « spin and elliptical »/strength 100%/horizontal offset 50%/vertical offset 50%/protect center 0%

Step 2
layers/duplicate - image/mirror - image/flip
set the opacity of the layer on 50%
layers/merge/merge down

Step 3
layers/duplicate
image/resize/uncheck « resize all layers »/80%
effects/plugins/Flaming Pear/Flexify 2

(shape provided if you have problems with the filter)
activate the selection tool (S)/custom selection/   top 0 / left 0 / bottom 600 / right 260
edit/clear (delete)
selections/select none

Step 4
layers/duplicate - image/mirror
move it as shown

selections/load-save selection/from disk/selection 1
edit/clear (delete)
selections/select none
layers/merge/merge down

Step 5
close the « eye » of the bottom layer (Raster 1) to see what your work looks like
keep layer « copy of raster 1 » active
edit/copy - edit/paste as new image
image/mirror
edit/copy - back to your work - selections/select all
selections/float - selections/defloat
layers/new raster layer
edit/paste into selection
set the opacity of the layer on 50%
adjust/sharpness/sharpen
selections/select none

Step 6
selections/load-save selection/from disk/selection 1bis
layers/new raster layer
activate the flood fill tool, and fill the selection with a linear gradient ( 45 / 5)

selections/select none
layers/merge/merge down twice

Step 7
layers/new raster laeyr
activate the selection tool/custom selection
top 200 / let 260 / bottom 400 / right 291
fill the selection with color 1 (dark color)
optional : effects/plugins/Graphic Plus/Cross Shadow/default settings
selections/select none
layers/duplicate - image/mirror
move it as shown on the sreenshot below

layers/merge/merge down twice

Step 8
effects/image effects/offset/(H : -97 / V :  0 )
acitvate the Pick tool (K)
stretchto the right and to the left

disable the Pick Tool (M)
if you closed the « eye » of Raster 1, you can now open it

step 9
make sure the top layer is active (copy of Raster 1)
selections/load-save selection/from disk/selection 2
effects/texture effect/texture/and find the texture « tuile » (provided) - color 2 - with the following settings

selections/invert
effects/3D effects/drop shadow/   6 / 6 / 75 / 30 / black
selections/select none

Step 10
keep the same layer active
activate the selection tool /custom selection/( top  199 / left  144 / bottom  398 / right  903)
selections/promote selection to layer
effects/plugins/Unlimited 2/Andrew’s Filters 5/in To The Center Of Things

selections/select none
for the example, Sweety chose to set the blend mode on « Luminance »

Step 11
keep the same layer active (Promoted selection)
layers/duplicate - image/mirror
set the opacity on 50%
layers/merge/merge down
layers/duplicate - image/mirror
set the opacity on 50%
layers/merge/merge down
effects/plugins/Graphic Plus/Cross Shadow/ 81 / 50 / 50 / 50 / 50 / 50 / 50 / 128

Step 12
your tag and your layers palette look like this

layers « promoted selection » is still active
adjust/add-remove noise/add noise/check « monochrome and uniform » / noise 15%

adjust/sharpness/sharpen
layers/merge/merge down

Step 13
selections/load-save selection/from disk/selection 3
layers/new raster layer
activate the image « 519811_barcraigs_réservoir_scotland » (or one of your choice)
edit/copy - back to your work - edit/paste into selection
layers/new raster layer
effects/3D effects/cutout/    5 / 5 / 75 / 25 / black
layers/new raster layer
apply the effect « cutout » once more/   -5 / -5 / 75 / 25 / black
layers/merge/merge down twice

Step 14
keep the seection active
effects/plugins/Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact/Glass
in the tab « settings » choose « clear »
in « basic » choose color 2

selections/select none
set the opacity between 50% and 60% (you choose)
layers/duplicate - image/mirror
layers/merge/merge down
adjust/sharpness/sharpen

Step 15
activate  the image of the landscpae once more
image/mirror - edit copy
back to your work
selections/load-save selection/from disk/selection 4  
layers/new raster layer
edit/paste into selection
layers/new raster layer
effects/3D effects/cutout/    5 / 5 / 75 / 25 / black
layers/new raster layer
effects/3D effects/cutout/   -5 / -5 / 75 /  25 / black
layers/merge/merge down twice
effects/plugins/Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact/Glass/same settings as in step 14
selections/select none
set the opacity between 50% and 60% (you choose)
layers/duplicate - iamge/mirror
layers/merge/merge down

Step 16
your work and your layers palette look like this

in the layers palette, « Raster 3 » is active
layers/merge/merge down twice
activate the magic wand tool, tolerance 0 and select the center o f the shape

selections/modify/expand/3 pixels
layers/new raster layer
layers/arrange/move down
activate the image of the landscape
edit/copy - back to your work - edit/paste into selection (or your image)
you may change the opacity and the blend mode as you like best

Step 17
layers/new raster layer
effects/3D effects/cutout/   5 / 5 / 75 / 25 / black
layers/new raster layer
effects/3D effects/cutout/    -5 / -5 / 75 / 25 / black
layers/merge/merge down
selections/select none
your layers palette look like this

Step 18
in the layers palette, activate the bottom layer (Raster 1)
layers/new raster layer
selections/select all
acitvate the image of the landscape
edit/copy - back to your work - edit/paste into selection
selections/select none
effects/image effects/seamless tiling/default settings
adjust/blur/radial blur

Step 19
layers/duplicate - image/mirror - image/flip
set the opacity on 50%
layers/merge/merge down
set the blend mode on « hard light » (or other, according to your colors)
effects/edge effects/enhance (or enhance more)
you may change the opacity if you like (on the example, Sweety set the opacity on 80%)
your layers palette look like this

make sure « Raster 4 » is the active layer in the layers palette
effects/plugins/AP 01 [Innovations]/Lines Silverlining/Dotty Grid

Step 20
in the layers palette, activate the top layer (copy of Raster 1)
edit/copy - edit/paste as new image
set aside, you will need it later to create the decoration
back to your work
selections/select all
layers/new raster layer
effects/3D effects/cutout/   5 / 5 / 75 / 25 / black
layers/new raster layer/
effects/3D effects/cutout/   -5 / -5 / 75 / 25 / black
layers/merge/merge down
selections/select none
image/add borders/check « symmetric »/1 pixel/color 1 (dark color)
layers/promote background layer

Step 21
layers/duplicate
adjust/blur/gaussian blur/10
effects/plugins/Mura’s Meister/Perspective Tiling/  80 / 0 / 0 / 20 / 0 / 0 / 100 / 255

in the layers palette, activate the bottom layer (Raster 1)
image/resize/uncehck « resize all layers »/90%effects/image effects/offset/   ( 0 / 30 )
view/rulers, activate the Pick tool (K)
place the pointer on the bottom cursor and pull up to 485

Step 22
disable the rulers and the Pick tool
layers/new raster layer
layers/arrange/send to bottom
fill with color 1 (dark color)
in the layers palette, activate the layer above (Raster 1)
layers/duplicate
effects/plugins/Toadies/What Are You ?..

effects/edge effects/enhance (or enhance more)

Step 23
make sure « copy of Raster 1 » is the active layer
layers/arrange/move down
set the blend mode on « Multiply » (or other, according to your colors)
activate the layer above (Raster 1)
effects/3D effects/drop shadow/   6 / 6 / 70 / 30 / black
acitvate the top layer (the layer of the floor)
effects/plugins/Filters Unlimited2/&<Bkg Designers IV>@Night Shadow/defautl settings

Step 24 (the decoration)
image/add borders/check « symmetric »/3 pixels/color 1 (dark color)
activate the image you set aside on step 20
effects/geometric effects/circle/check « transparent »
image/resize/uncheck « resize all layers »/20%
edit/copy - back to your work - edit/paste as new layer
move it as shown on the screenshot

set the blend mode as you like (Sweety set the blend mode of the example on « multiply »)
(note of the translator : I chose « Luminance (Legacy) »)
layers/duplicate
effects/image effects/offset/   (  0 / -320 )
activate the tube « cal_guis_12_03_2008 »
edit/copy - back to your work - edit/paste as new layer
image/mirror
move it to the left (see final result)
resize if necessary
effects/3D effects/drop shadow/   6 / 30 / 50 / 15 / black
adjust/sharpness/sharpen
activate the tube of the flower
edit/copy - back to your work - edit/paste as new layer
image/resize/uncheck « resize all layers »/60%
move it to the right (see final result)
effects/3D effects/drop shadow/    -6 / -30 / 50 / 15 / black
adjust/sharpness/sharpen

Final Step
selections/select all
image/ad borders/20 pixels/color 2 (light color)
selections/invert
adjust/add-remove noise/add noise/same settings as in step 12

adjsut/sharpness/sharpen
selections/select none
image/add borders/3 pixels/color 1 (dark color)
apply your signature
layers/merge/merge all (flatten)
image/resize/width 900 pixels
adjust/sharpness/unsharp mask

file/save as... Type jpeg

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