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Franie works with PSP 13, and I use PSP 12
But this tutorial can be realized with another version of PSP

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The tubes Franie uses have been sent by the authors on different groups
And she has their permission to use them
Some of them have been found on the WEB,
If you see a tube that belongs to you, contact Franie or myself
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Filters used
DC Layer/Mergency4
Flaming Pear/Flexify 2
Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 Impact/Perspective Shadow

1 layer Alpha (selections included) (canal_alpha_attente)
1 tube – (Didier. homme11-nov-2012)
1 tube – landscape (2735-luzcristina)
1 mask
1 preset_perspective
(double click on the preset, and it will be automatically recorded in the plugin)
1 palette of colors

Tubers’ authorizations  HERE

Use the paintbrush to follow the steps

Grab it with the left click of your mouse

Franie’s colors
Don’t hesitate to change them and to change the blend modes of the layers
According to your tubes and images

Step 1
open the alpha layer, duplicate
we work on the copy

Step 2
paint with color 1
effects/plugins/DC Layer/Mergency4

Step 3
prepare your materials palette in the following way
color 2 as foreground and color 3 as background

prepare a linear gradient

Step 4
layers/ne raster layer
paint with the linear gradient
effects/edge effects/enhance more
layers/duplicate – image/mirror
in the layers palette, opacity : 50%
layers/merge/merge down
effects/edge effects/enhance more
layers/arrange/move down
layers/merge/merge visible

Step 5
effects/geometric effects/ perspective-horizontal

layers/duplicate – image/mirror
in the layers palette, set opacity to 50%

Step 6
activate the layer “copy of merged”
effects/plugins/Flaming Pear/Flexify 2

layers/arrange/bring to top
image/resize to 50% (disable “resize all layers”)
effects/distortion effects/twirl

again resize to 50%
effects/image effects/offset

Step 7
layers/duplicate – image/flip – image/mirror
layers/merge/merge down
effects/3D effects/drop shadow

drop shadow again : -10 / 10 / 50 / 30 / Black

Step 8
layers/duplicate – effects/distortion effets/ripple

layers/arrange/move down

Step 9
activate the upper layer (copy (2) of merged)
layers/new raster layer
selections/load-save selection/load selection from alpha channel (selection #1)
paint with color 3
selections/select none

effects/plugins/Toadies/What are You?...

effects/reflection effects/kaleidoscope

effects/3D effects/drop shadow as before
10 / 10 / 50 / 30 / black     -     -10 / -10 / 50 / 30 / black
selections/load-save selection/load selection from alpha channel (selection #2)
press the delete key of your keyboard _ selections/select none

Step 10
activate the bottom layer (Merged)
effects/texture effects/blinds


Step 11
activate the upper layer
layers/new raster layer
paint with color 2
layers/new mask layer/from image

layers/merge/merge group
adjust/sharpness/sharpen more
layers/arrange/move down

Step 12
at this point, your layers palette should be like this

Step 13
layers/new raster layer
selections/load-save selection/load selection from alpha channel (selecion#3)
prepare a linear gradient with color 1 as foreground and color 2 as background

paint the selection with the linear gradient
adjust/blur/gaussian blur


effects/3D effects/as before (with 10 and -10)
selections/select none

Step 14
at this point your work should be like this

Step 15
selections/load-save selection/load selection from alpha channel (sselection # 4)
layers/new raster layer
activate the tube (2735-luzcristina)
copy and paste into selection
in the layers palette, set the blend mode to overlay (or other, as you like)
selections/modify/select selection borders

paint selection with color 1
selections/select none
effects/3D effects/as before (10 and -10)
layers/merge/merge visible

Step 16
image/add borders/color 1

image/add borders/50 pixels/color 3
select with the magic wand

selections/promote selection to layer
layers/duplicate – image/mirror – image/flip
layers/merge/merge down
effects/3D effects as before (10 and -10)
effects/edge effects/enhance
selections/select none
layers/merge/merge visible

Step 18
activate the tube (didier.homme11), copy and paste as a new layer

move down as shown on the example
adjust/sharpness/sharpen more
effects/plugins/Alien Skin-Eye Candy 5 Impact/Perspective shadow

image/add borders/2 pixels/color 1
amage/add borders/30 pixels/white
select with the magic wand
effects/3D effects/drop shadow as before (10 and -10)
selections/select none - image/add borders/2 pixels/color 1
don’t forget to sign and save as... type jpeg

Your tag is now finished
Written on march 15/2013

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