Black Pearl

 

 

 

 

Supplies can be found  here

Filters – Graphics Plus, FM Tile tools and Stylize can be found  here

 

Thanks to the creators of the tubes

Do not change file names

 

Open the supplies and font in PSP and minimize them

 

Let's start 

1/ Put in your material palette the foreground color to  #a9844f  and background color to #5d3e2a

and make a gradient linear with these settings - angle 0 - repeats 3 and invert checked

 

 

2/ Open a transparent image of  640 x 480 pixels and floodfill with the gradient

Effects – plug ins – stylize – Tiles – with these settings

Effects – edge effects – enhance

Effects – plugins  – Graphics Plus – Cross Shadow – using default settings -

the upper six on 50 and the two at the bottom at 128

Put in your material palette the opacity of this layer to 55

 

 

3/ Activate and copy - DI_tube1430 (trees) – paste as a new layer on your image

Place all on the right

Activate your pick tool and pull the tube open all the way to the left

Put the opacity of this layer to 50 and blending mode to multiply

 

4/ Activate and copy - Tube964_scenery_Nacht_07_08_sdt (sun) – paste as a new layer on your image

Place on the top left

Put the opacity of this layer to 30 and blending mode to luminance (legacy)

 

5/ Activate and copy - Tubed_by_monique42_3463 (elephants) – paste as a new layer on your image

Image – resize – 80% - do not check resize all layers

Place in the bottom corner left

Put the blending mode of this layer to multiply

Effects – plugins – FM Tile Tools –Blend Emboss – with these settings

 

6/ Layers - merge - merge all

 

7/ Effects – lighting - sunburst - with these settings

 

8/ Image – add borders – symmetrical checked

2 Pixels  – color

2 Pixels - color

2 Pixels – color

 

9/ Image – add borders – symmetrical checked

30 Pixels – color white

Select this border with your magic wand and floodfill with the gradient but now with repeats at 45

Effects– plugins – Stylize – Tiles –  numbers of tiles at 50 and everything else is still good

Effects – plugins – Graphics Plus – Cross Shadow – same settings as before

Effects – edge effects  – enhance

Selections - select none

 

10/ Image – add borders – symmetrical checked and repeat step 8

 

11/ Activate and copy - k@rine_ dreams _Black_Beauty_981_MARS 2010 – paste as a new layer on your image

Image  – resize – 68% - do not check resize all layers and place to the right

Activate your selection tool and pull the tube a little down to the bottom, a few millimeters

Adjust – sharpness – sharpen

 

12/ Duplicate this layer in your layers palette and lock this one

Activate the layer below and place a bit to the left

Put the opacity of this layer to 40 and blending mode to Dodge

Activate the top layer in your layer palette and reopen the eye

 

13/ Activate your text tool  –  font Caliph Regular – Size You decide  – foreground color locked and background color tot black – made as vector

Type first Black and then a bit lower Pearl

Layers - convert to raster layer 

Effects – 3D effects – drop shadow – vertical and horizontal 1, opacity 100, blur 0 and color white

Repeat this drop shadow but now with vertical and horizontal -1

Effects – 3D effects – drop shadow – vertical and horizontal 10, opacity 50, blur 10 and color black

Place on top - left

 

14/Activate and copy - 03corn2f (little corner) – and place in the left corner on top

Effects – 3D effects – drop shadow – vert. and hor.1, opacity 100, blur 0 and color black

Effects – 3D effects – drop shadow - vert. and hor 5, opacity 50, blur 5 and color black

Duplicate this layer in your layer palette

Image - flip

 

15/Layers - new raster layer and add your watermark

 

16/ Layers - merge - merge all

 

  File - export - JPEG optimization

 

This tut is done

Have fun creating it 

 

Written on 15 march 2010

 

This tutorial was tested by Martine M

and claudia

Thanks Ladies

 

Marinette ©  

 

 

 

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