antarctica

Thanks to Dennis for his cooperation in translating and testing this tutorial

 

Materials can be found here

Texture crumpled paper / standard in PSP

Filters / FM Tile Tools can be found here

 

The tube of the penguins is from  Cre @ nnie 

Leave names and watermarks intact from their creators

The rest of the tubes I have acquired from various resources

 

 

Open the materials in PSP and minimize

Place the ice texture in the file folder textures in PSP

 

We begin

 

Put in your materials palette Foreground Color #81a2b3 and Background Color to Whitehttp://www.marinettedesings.be/antarctica_bestanden/image002.jpg

 

1)   Open a New Transparent Image 800 x 500 pixels

Flood Fill with the Foreground Color / #81a2b3http://www.marinettedesings.be/antarctica_bestanden/image002.jpg

Effects / Texture Effects / Texture / Texur95_©Hexe2008 (Ice) / (with these settings)

2) Activate and Copy / Ijsberg (Iceberg) / Paste as new layer on your image  

Slide slightly to the left

 

3) Activate and Copy / PinguinsMisted_MarinetteDesigns_06_2012 / Paste as new layer on your image

Image / Resize 65% / Resize all layers not checked

Move slightly to the right and up

Effects / Plugins / FM Tile Tools / Blend Emboss (with these settings)

 

2)   Activate and Copy / werelddeel (Continent) / Paste as new layer on your image

 

Place to the upper left

Duplicate this layer in your layers palette

Layers / Merge / Merge Down

 

5) Activate and Copy / Ijspegels_MarinetteDesigns_06_2012 (Icicles) / Paste as new layer on your image

Image / Resize 65% / Resize all layers unchecked

Place in the upper left corner

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal 4 / Opacity 50 / Blur 10 and color black

Duplicate this layer in your layers palette 2x / Slide to the right above (see my example)

 6) Layers / Merge / Merge All Layers

Layers / Duplicate

 

7) Upper layer is active

Effects / Image Effects / Page Curl (with these settings)

 

Close the eye of this layer in your layers palette

 

8) Activate the bottom layer in your layers palette

Activate and Copy / Wak in ijs_misted_MP_2012 (Hole in the Ice)  / Paste as new layer on your image

Place in the bottom right corner

 

9) Activate and Copy / Zeehondje_Misted_MP_2012 (Baby Seal) / Paste as new layer on your image

Position on the hole in the ice

Layers / Duplicate

Layers / Merge / Merge Down

 

10) Activate the top layer in your layer palette and open the eye

Image / Add Borders / Symmetric Checked

Two pixels / Color White

4 pixels / Foreground Color / #81a2b3

Two pixels / Color White

45 pixels / Foreground Color / #81a2b3

 

11) Activate the Magic Wand / Mode Add / Tolerance and Feather 0

Select the wide border of 45 pixels

Effects / Texture Effects / Texture / Crumpled Paper (with these settings)

Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen

 

12) Selections / Invert

Effects / 3D Effects / Inner Bevel (with these settings)

 

Layers / Convert background layer to a layer

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal -3 / Opacity 30 / Blur 10 and color black

Selections / Select None

 

13) Layers / Merge / Merge All Layers

Image / Add Borders / Symmetric Checked

Two pixels / Color White

4 pixels / Foreground Color / #81a2b3

Two pixels / Color White

 

14) Activate your Magic Wand and select the blue border of 4 pixels

Effects / 3D Effects / Inner Bevel (with these settings)

Selections / Select None

 

15) Activate and Copy / penguins / Paste as new layer on your image

Image / Resize 65% / Resize all layers unchecked

Place in the bottom left corner

Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal 5 / Opacity 30 / Blur 5 and color black

 

16) Activate and Copy / Wordart_Antarctica_MP_2012 / Paste as new layer on your image

Place in the upper right hand corner (see my example)

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal 10 / Opacity 30 / Blur 5 and color black

 

18) Layers / New Raster Layer and add your name and or watermark

 

19) Layers / Merge / Merge All Layers

 

File / Export as JPEG optimization

 

This lesson was written by me Marinette Designs on June 5, 2012

 

© MarinetteP

 

 

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