original can be found Here


Material
alpha layer - tubes
Thank you to the tubers : Luna - Ana Ridzi

Translator’s note : I use PSPX7, but this tutorial can be realized with another version of PSP

Filters used
AAA Frames - Mehdi - VandDerLee/Unplugged X - BKG Kaleidoscope - L&K/Katharina - Sybia/Tremorsc

Colors
color 1 -> foreground color -> #cedae9 -> or a light color of your tube
color 2 -> background color -> #2b5e89 -> or a dark color of your tube

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



Realization
in the matierials palette, prepare a radial gradient

open the alpha layer « Ashley », duplicate and close the original
work with the copy
fill this layer with the gradient
effects/iamge effects/seamless tiling

effects/plugins/&Bkg Kaleidoscope/Kaleidoscope 5

adjust/sharpness/sharpen more
effects/image effects/seamless tiling/default settings/transition : 100
selections/load selection from alpha channel/selection 1

selections/promote selection to layer
effects/plugins/&BKG Kaleidoscope/Xtile Maker 1.0

selections/select none
layers/duplicate
effects/plugins/VanDerLee/Unplugged X/Vertical Tile

image/mirror/horizontal mirror
blend mode : dissolve / opacity 100%
activate the layer underneath
effects/plugins/Sybia/Tremorsc

effects/edge effects/enhance
blend mode : overlay/ opacity 75%
effects/3D effects/drop shadow/   0 / 0 / 25 / 25 / black
layers/duplicate
effects/reflection effects/Kaleidoscope

selections/load selection from alpha channel/selection 2

hit the delete key of your keyboard and select none
blend mode : overlay / opacity : 55%
activate the background layer (Raster 1)
selections/load selection from alpha channel/selection 3

selections/promote selection to layer and select none
effects/plugins/Mehdi/Weaver

selections/load selection from alpha channel/selection 4 (make sure to check « invert »)

effects/plugins/L&K/Katharina

adjust/sharpness/sharpen more and select none
activate the top layer
layers/new raster layer
selections/load selection from alpha channel/selection 5 (make sure to uncheck « invert »)

fill with the dark color
effects/plugins/AAA Frames/Fotoframe

selections/select none
effects/reflection effects/rotating mirror

selections/load selection from alpha channel/selection 6

hit the delete key of your keyboard and select none
your layers palette looks like this

layers/duplicate - image/mirror/vertical mirror
layers/duplicate - image/resize/ 70% (uncheck « resize all layers »)
effectx/image effects/offset

layers/merge/merge down (twice, the 3 frames must be on the same layer)
with the magic wand, select inside the 3 frames
copy/paste as new layer the tube « Luna Flore »
resize to 130% (uncehck « resize all layers »)
move it to see the parts of the image you want to keep inside the selections
selections/invert ans hit the delete key of your keyboard
effects/3D effects/drop shadow/   0 / 0 / 65 / 10 / black and select none
layers/merge/merge down
effects/3D effects as before
effects/distortion effects/wave

layers/merge/merge visible
image/canvas size/   1000 / 600

select the transparent part with the magic wand and fill the selection with the radial gradient of the begining
selections/modify/contract/5 pixels
effects/plugins/VanDerLee/Unplugged X/Defocus

adjust/sharpness/sharpen
selections/select all
selections/modify/contract/45 pixels
effects/3D effects/drop shadow/   0 / 0 / 70 / 30 / black
selections/select all
image/add borders/30 pixels white
effects/3D effects as before and select none
image/add borders/1 pixel black
image/add borders/20 pixels white
activate the tube « Ana Rodzi 1199 » and resize to 90%
copy/paste as new layer and move it as shown on the final result
adjust/sharpness/sharpen
effects/3D effects/drop shadow/  14 / -12 / 19 / 27 / black
copy/paste as new layer the tube « titre Ashley » and move it as shown on the final result
colorize it or set the blend mode on « Luminance » or « Luminance (Legacy) »
new layer to apply your signature
layers/merge/merge all (flatten)
image/add borders/1 pixel/black
resize if necessary, save as... type JPEG

thank you to have followed this tutorial

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she will be very glad to receive it and present it at the end of her tutorial


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