Precious

original can be found Here


Material
tubes - selections - mask
copy/paste the selections into the folder « selections » of « My PSP Files »
or open it and minimize it

thank you to the tubers : Alies - Yvonne (mask)

Filters used
&Bkg Kaleidoscope - AP01 [Innovations) - AAA Frames - Toadies - Mehdi

Colors
color 1 -> foreground color -> #dac3e7
color 2 -> background color -> #482978

I use PSP X7, but this tutorial can be realized with other versions of PSP

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


Realization
prepare a linear gradient   90 / 1
if you change the colors according to your tubes, choose a light color as Foreground (except white)
and a dark color as Background, and check « invert »

open a new transparent raster layer   900 * 550 pixels and fill with the gradient
selections/select all
copy/paste into selection the tube « Alies 1VR939 »
selections/select none
effects/image effects/seamless tiling/default settings
adjust/blur/gaussian blur/23
adjust/blur/radial blur

effects/plugins/Toadies/Weaver

adjust/sharpness/sharpen more
layers/duplicate - image/free rotate

effects/reflection effects/rotating mirror

blend mode : Multiply or « overlay » (according to your oclors)
opacity : between 80% and 100%
layers/merge/merge visible
effects/image effects/seamless tiling

layers/duplicate
image/mirror/horizontal mirror - image/mirror/vertical mirror
opacity : 60%
lauers/merge/merge visible
effects/image effects/seamless tiling/defautl settings/transition : 100
selections/load selection from disk/selection « Vivi 362 »

selections/promote selection to layer
effects/3D effects/drop shadow/   0 / 0 / 40 / 20 / black
selections/odify/contract/5 pixels
effects/3D effects/drop shadow/   0 / 0 / 40 / 20 / black
effects/plugins/AP 01[Innovations]/Lines Silverlining

selections/select none
effects/image effects/seamless tiling/default settings/transition : 100
effects/plugins/&Bkg Kaleidoscope/4QFlip Upper L

effects/3D effects/drop shadow/   0 / 0 / 100 / 20 / color 2
lauers/new raster layer
selections/load selection from disk/selection « Vivi 363 »

fill the selection with color 1 (set the opacity of the flood fill tool on 50%)
selections/modify/contract/30 pixels
effects/3D effects/drop shadow/   0 / 0 / 100 / 20 / color 2
effects/plugins/AAA Frames/Fotoframe

selections/invert
effects/plugins/Toadies/What Are You ?...

selections/select none
layers/duplicate
image/free rotate/right/90°
effects/distortion effects/polar coordinates

image/resize/uncheck « resize all layers »/50%
effects/geometric effects/skew (-45 Vertical)

effects/image effects/offset

layers/duplicate
image/mirror/vertical mirror - image/mirror/horizontal mirror
layers/merge/merge down
effects/plugins/&Bkg Kaleidoscope/4QFlip Upper L

selections/load selection from disk/selection « Vivi 364 »

effects/texture effects/weave/color 2

selections/select none
selections/load selection from disk/selection « Vivi 365 »

hit the delete key of your keyboard
and select none
layers/arrange/move down
activate the background layer
selection tool/rectangle/custom selection

effects/plugins/Mehdi/Sorting tiles

selections/promote selection to layer
layers/arrange/bring to top
blend mode :  « Luminance » or « Luminance (Legacy) » - opacity 100%
layers/new raster layer, fill with color 1 (opacity of the flood fill tool : 50%)
layers/new mask layer/from image

adjust/sharpness/sharpen more
layers/merge/merge group and select none
blend mode : « Overlay » (or other) - opacity : 90%
activate the background layer
copy/paste as new layer the tube « Déco1 »
acitvate the background layer
selections/load selection from disk/selection « Vivi 366 »

selections/promote selection to layer
layers/arrange/bring to the top
selections/select none
effects/plugins/AP 01[Innovations]/Lines Silverlining

effects/distortion effects/wind

layers/duplicate
image/mirror/vertical mirror
layers/merge/merge down
effects/distortion effects/curlicues

layers/merge/merge all (flatten)
layers/duplicate
image/resize/uncheck « resize all layers »/90%
with the magic wand tool (default settings), select the transparent part around the tag
fill the selection with color 1 (opacity of the flood fill tool on 100%)
selections/modify/contract/2 pixels
hit the delete key of your keyboard
selections/select none
effects/3D effects/drop shadow/   0 / 0 / 70 / 35 / black
activate the layer below
adjsut/blur/gaussian blur/23
effects/plugins/Mehdi/Sorting Tiles

COPY
layers/merge/merge visible
image/add borders/60 pixels/white
select this border with the magic wand tool and paste the image in the clipboard
effects/3D effects/drop shadow/   0 / 0 / 70 / 35 / black
selections/select none
copy/paste as new layer the tube « Alies 1VR939 »
drop a shadow as you like
copy/paste as new layer the tube « Yv Swarovski cat », and resize it to 50% (uncheck « resize all layers »)
move it opposite to the character
adjust/sharpness/sharpen, and drop the same shadow as before
copy/paste as new layer the tube « titre » and move it as shown on the final result (or elsewhere..)
layers/merge/merge all (flatten)
image/add borders/check « symmetric » --->
2 pixels black
20 pixels white
2 pixels black
Apply your signature
resize if necessary, 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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