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This tutorial was created with PSPX8 and translated with PSPX3, 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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French translation here
your versions ici

For this tutorial, you will need:
Material here
Thanks: for the tubes Mina and Thafs; for the masks Libellule and Animabelle.
(you find here the links to the material authors' sites)

consult, if necessary, my filter section here
Simple - Pizza Slice Mirror, Top Left Mirror here

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 athena in the Presets Folder.
Open the masks in PSP and minimize them with the rest of the material.

1. Set your foreground color to #494721,
Set your background color to #d9cf96.

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

2. Open a new transparent image 1000 x 700 pixels.
Flood Fill the transparent image with your Gradient.

3. Layers>Duplicate.
Close the bottom layer Raster 1 and keep selected the top layer.

4. Layers>New Mask layer>From image
Open the menu under the source window and you'll see all the files open.
Select the mask libellulegrafisme_masque16.

Layers>Merge>Merge Group.

5. Effects>Texture Effects>Weave - the two colors: foreground color #494271.

6. Layers>Duplicate.

Effects>Image Effects>Seamless Tiling.

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

Layers>Merge>Merge down.

8. Open again and activate the layer Raster 1.

Layers>Arrange>Bring to Top.

9. Effects>Plugins>Simple - Pizz Slice Mirror.

Effects>Plugins>Simple - Top Left Mirror.

Again Effects>Plugins>Simple - Pizza Slice Mirror.

10. Activate the Freehand Selection Tool whit these settings.

Select the effect as below

Selections>Promote Selection to Layer.

Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, same settings.

Selections>Select None.

11. Effects>Image Effects>Seamless Tiling, same settings.

Effects>Texture Effects>Weave, same settings.

Layers>Merge>Merge down.

12. Selections>Select All.
Selections>Modify>Contract - 50 pixels.

Press CANC on the keyboard

Again Selections>Invert.

13. Layers>New Raster layer.

Open the mask 74_masque_Animabelle_page4 - Edit>Copy.
Go back to your work and go to Edit>Paste into Selection.
Adjust>Sharpness>Sharpen More.

Keep selected.

14. Open the tube Min@4665 Lady with yellow hat.04.17 - Edit>Copy.
Go back to your work and go to Edit>Paste as new layer.

Place rightly the tube in the frame.


15. Selections>Modify>Select Selection Borders.

Layers>New Raster Layer.
Set your foreground color to Color.
Flood Fill with your foreground color #494721.

Selections>Select None.

Layers>Merge>Merge down.

Effects>3D Effects>Drop Shadow, same settings.

Change the Blend Mode of layer copy of Raster 1 to Luminance (legacy).
Set the Blend Mode of the layer Raster 2 to Hard Light.

16. Activate the layer Raster 2.

Open the tube Mina@.4371.mist.paesaggio.11.16, erase the watermark - Edit>Copy.
Go back to your work and go to Edit>Paste as new layer.

Image>Resize, 2 times to 80%, resize all layers not checked.

Move the tube a bit down.
Adjust>Sharpness>Sharpen More.
Change the Blend Mode of this layer to Luminance (legacy).

17. Open the tube image_decor_2_danaee_tubed_by_thafs - Edit>Copy.
Go back to your work and go to Edit>Paste as new layer.

Image>Resize, 3 times to 80%, resize all layers not checked.

Effects>Image Effects>Offset.

18. Effects>Image Effects>Seamless Tiling, same settings.

Adjust>One Step Photo Fix.
Adjust>Sharpness>Sharpen More.

19. Activate the layer Copy of Raster 1.

20. Effects>Illumination Effects>Lights
select the preset Athena and ok.

The other lights, in case of problems with the preset:
light 4

light 3

light 2

light 1

21. Image>Add border, 1 pixels, symmetric, dark foreground color #494721.

Finish the bord as you like.

little note about the watermark:
I don't ask to put watermark on the versions made by my translations.
But if you decide to use the watermark, I would appreciate that my work as translator was also respected.
For that, I added a new watermark to the material.

The tube of this version is by Beatriz

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.
My mail is in the menu on the top of the page.

19 January 2018

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