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This tutorial was created with PSPX9 and translated with PSPX2 and PSPX3 and PSPX7, but it can also be made using other versions of PSP.
Since version PSP X4, Image>Mirror was replaced with Image>Flip Horizontal,
and Image>Flip with Image>Flip Vertical, there are some variables.
In versions X5 and X6, the functions have been improved by making available the Objects menu.
In the latest version X7 command Image>Mirror and Image>Flip returned, but with new differences.
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For this tutorial, you will need:
Material here
Thanks for the tubes Nikita (156914731018_femmes_nikita) and Nicole (nicole-fantaisie11-2020).
The rest of the material is by Lica Cida.
(you find here the links to the material authors' sites)

consult, if necessary, my filter section here
Filters Unlimited 2.0 here
VM Stylize - Zoom Blur here
Mura's Meister - Cloud here
Mura's Meister - Copies here
FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss here
Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact - Perspective Shadow here
Nik Software - Color Efex Pro here
AV Bros - Page Curl here
Filters VM Stylize can be used alone or imported into Filters Unlimited.
(How do, you see here)
If a plugin supplied appears with this icon it must necessarily be imported into Unlimited

You can change Blend Modes according to your colors.

In the newest versions of PSP, you don't find the foreground/background gradient (Corel_06_029).
You can use the gradients of the older versions.
The Gradient of CorelX here

Copy the preset cortina.avcps (Filtre AV Bros) in a folder of your choice.
You will import it from this folder when you'll need it.

Copy the IrelandLightDW in the Preset Fonder.

Copy the selection in the Selections Folder.

Set your foreground color to #fff995,
and your background color to #232323.

Set your foreground color to a Foreground/Background Gradient, style Sunburst.

1. Open a new transparent image 1024 x 800 pixels.

2. Effects>Plugins>Mura's Meister - Cloud, default settings

Remember that this filter works with the colors of your material palette,
but it keeps in memory the first setting used after the the opening of Psp.
So, if you have already used the plugin, press Reset to be sure to have your colors.
The result of this effects is random, so it won't be the same as mine.
If you want to change the appearance of the clouds, click on the preview window,
until you'll see the result you like better.

Image>Resize, to 60%, resize all layers not checked.

3. Effects>Plugins>AV Bros - AV Bros Page Curl Pro 2.2.,
click on Main and on the menu that will open select Settings (Relative)

Look for, in the folder you copied, the preset cortina.avcps and Open (Apri)

Click on Apply to apply


For those who have problems with the filter,
I add in the material the image "image départ".
Open the image in PSP and start the tutorial from this image



4. Effects>Image Effects>Offset.

Layers>Merge>Merge Down.

5. Effects>Distortion Effects>Pinch.

6. Selections>Load/Save Selection>Load Selection from Disk.
Look for and load the selection elipse1_lc.

7. Layers>New Raster Layer.
Flood Fill the layer with your gradient.
Selections>Select None.

8. Effects>Texture Effects>Blinds.

9. Effects>Plugins>Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact - Extrude
color #fff995.

10. Effects>Image Effects>Offset.

11. Effects>Plugins>Mura's Meister - Copies.

12. Effects>Reflection Effects>Rotating Mirror.

13. Layers>New Raster Layer.
Layers>Arrange>Send to Bottom.
Flood Fill the layer with your gradient.


14. Activate the layer Raster 3.

Selections>Select All.
Open nuvensmp and go to Edit>Copy.
Go back to your work and go to Edit>Paste into Selection.
Selections>Select None.
Effects>Edge Effects>Enhance.

15. Activate the layer of the copy, Copy of Raster 3.

Effects>Plugins>Nik Software - Color Efex
Bi-Color User Defined - settings at your choice.

Change the Blend Mode of this layer to Overlay and reduce the opacity to 36%.

16. Open the tube decor_nmcriacoes_125 and go to Edit>Copy.
Go back to your work and go to Edit>Paste as new layer.

Keep for the moment the Blend Mode to Overlay and the opacity to 69%.

17. Activate the layer above, Raster 1.
Layers>Duplicate and stay on this duplicated layer.

Effects>Plugins>VM Stylize - Zoom Blur, defaut settings.

18. Effects>Texture Effects>Blinds, same settings.

Change the Blend Mode of this layer to Overlay.
Layers>Arrange>Move Down.

Activate the layer Raster 1.

Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, color #000000.

Activate the layer Raster 2.
Edit>Repeat Drop Shadow.

20. Activate the layer Copy of Raster 3.

Effects>Ilumination Effects>Lights.
Select the preset IrelandLightDW and ok.

I modified the opacities of the layers Copy of Raster 3 and Raster 4.

21. Activate the layer Raster 4.

Open the tube nicole-fantaisie11-2020 and go to Edit>Copy.
Go back to your work and go to Edit>Paste as new layer.


Move the tube a bit higher.

Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, color #000000.

22. Open the tube decorlateral_superior_lc and go to Edit>Copy.
Go back to your work and go to Edit>Paste as new layer.
Layers>Arrange>Bring to Top.

23. Effects>Image Effects>Offset.

24. Effects>Reflection Effects>Rotating Mirror.

25. Open the tube 156914731018_femmes_nikita and go to Edit>Copy.
Go back to your work and go to Edit>Paste as new layer.

Effects>Plugins>Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impcat - Perspective Shadow.
Select the preset Drop Shadow Blurry and ok.

26. Image>Add borders, 1 pixel, symmetric, background color.
Image>Add borders, 2 pixels, symmetric, foreground color.

Selections>Select All.
Image>Add borders, 50 pixels, symmetric, color #ffffff.

Flood Fill the layer with your Gradient.

Adjust>Add/Remove Noise>Add Noise.

Effects>Illumination Effects>Lights, same settings.


Effects>Plugins>FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss, default settings.

Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, color #000000.

Selections>Select None.

Image>Add borders, 1 pixel, symmetric, foreground color.
Image>Add borders, 1 pixel, symmetric, background color.

Image>Resize, 1024 pixels width, resize all layers checked.
Sign your work on a new layer.
Add, if you want, the auteur and translator's watermarks.

Layers>Merge>Merge All and save as jpg.

Version with tubes by Luz Cristina

Your versions here


If you have problems or doubts, or you find a not worked link, or only for tell me that you enjoyed this tutorial, write to me.

20 June 2021

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