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tubes - selections - brush tip

copy/paste selections into the special folder in My PSP Files
import the brush tip
thank you to the tubers : Calguis and Claudia Stirner
Filters used
Flaming Pear/Transline - Mehdi - AP01/Innovations

color 1 -> foreground color -> #e9c49c
color 2 -> background color -> #c03a3a
color 3 -> #ffffff

I use PSP X7, but htis tutorial can be followed with another version

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

open a new transparent raster layer  900 ** 600 pixels
in the materials palette, prepare a sunburst gradient with 2 colors chosen in your main tube
(except white) light color as forground and dark color as background

fill the layer with the gradient and select all
copy/paste the tube « by stirner caixinha » into selection and select none
effects/image effects/seamless tiling/default settings
adjust/blur/gaussian blur/25
selections/save-load selection/from disk/vivi 367

selections/promote selection to layer and select none
effects/plulgins/Flaming Pear/Transline
edjust/sharpness/sharpen more
effects/distortion effects/wave

effects/image effects/seamless tiling

blend mode : Luminance (or luminance (legacy)) - opacity : 100%
layers/duplicate - image/mirror/vertical mirror
blend mode : hard light (or other) - opacity : 60%
close the eye of the background layer, activate any other layer and merge visible
activate the merged layer (top layer)
effects/image effects/offset

selections/save-load selection/from disk/vivi 368
layers/new raster layer
edit/paste into selection (image still in the clipboard) and select none
opacity between 60% and 70% (according to your colors)
activate Raster 1
selections/save-load selection/from disk/vivi 369

selections/promote selection to layer and select none
your layers palette look like this

effects/plugins/Mehdi/Seamless Border 2

effects/plugins/AP01 Innovations/Lines Silverlining

image/mirror/horizontal mirror
effects/image effects/seamless tiling

blend mode : lighten (or other) - opacity between 70% and 75%
activate the top layer
selections/save-load selection/from disk/vivi 370

in the materials palette, set white as foreground
activate the paint brush tool, load the tip « joyeuses fetes » provided

apply into the selection with the foreground color and select none
effects/distortion effects/twirl

effects/image effects/offset

effects/3D effects/drop shadow/color 2 (dark color)/   1 / 1 / 80 / 1
copy/paste as new layer the tube « deco vivi »
don’t move it
blend mode : screen - opacity : 70%
layers/merge/merge all (flatten)
image/add borders/check « symmetric » -->
1 pixel color 1
1 pixel color 2
1 pixel color 1
add borders/60 pixels with a contrasting color
select this border with the magic wand tool (default settings) and paste into selection the image in the clipboard
adjust/blur/gaussian blur/25
selections/promote selection to layer and select none
effects/plugins/Flaming Pear/Transline
blend mode : screen - opacity : 100%
effects/distortion effects/warp

layers/duplicate - image/mirror/horizontal mirror
layers/merge/merge down
effects/3D effects/drop shadow/   0 / 0 / 90 / 25 / color 2
blend mode : normal - opacity : 100%
layers/merge/merge all (flatten)
selections/select all
image/add borders/60 pixels white
effects/3D effects/drop shadow/   0 / 0 / 75 / 30 / black
selections/modify/contract/60 pixels
effects/3D effects/drop shadow/   5 / 5 / 50 / 5 / black  &  -5 / -5 / 50 / 5 / black
selections/select none
copy/paste as new layer the tube « Neige »
effects/image effects/offset

effects/3D effects/drop shadow/   20 / -45 / 25 / 50 / white
copy/paste as new layer the tube « Calguisportraitnoel » and resize to 85%
move it as shown on the final result
effects/3D effects/drop shadow/black

apply your signature on a new layer
layers/merge/merge all (flatten)
image/add borders/2 pixels color 2
resize if necessary and save as... type jpeg

thank you to have realized 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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