This lesson has been translated into English by Dennis

Thanks you Dennis
 

Materials can be found here

No filters needed

Thanks to the creators of the tubes

Leave names and watermarks intact from their creators

http://www.marinettedesings.be/china_girl_bestanden/image004.gif  http://www.marinettedesings.be/china_girl_bestanden/image006.gif

The creators of the tube and corner staple, I am unfamiliar

Put in your materials palette foreground color to #f5f1d6  http://www.marinettedesings.be/china_girl_bestanden/image007.gif  and background color to #488649 http://www.marinettedesings.be/china_girl_bestanden/image008.gif

 

1/ Open a new black image of 640 x 480 pixels

http://www.marinettedesings.be/china_girl_bestanden/image009.jpg

 2/ Activate and copy the layer 12479954960_femmes / (the layer that is unlocked) Paste as New Layer on your Image

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur - with these settings

http://www.marinettedesings.be/china_girl_bestanden/image010.jpg

3/ Duplicate this layer in your layer palette

Image / Mirror

Layers / Merge / Merge Down

Effects / Art Media Effects / Brush Strokes / with these settings

http://www.marinettedesings.be/china_girl_bestanden/image011.jpg

 

 

4/ Layers / Load / Save Mask / Load Mask from Disk and find the mask / Mask 32PH - with these settings

http://www.marinettedesings.be/china_girl_bestanden/image012.jpg

Layers / Merge / Merge Group

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal 4 / Opacity 100 / Blur 0 color black

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and horizontal 1 / Opacity 100 / Blur 0 Color  #488649 http://www.marinettedesings.be/china_girl_bestanden/image008.gif

 

5/ Activate the Selection Tool / Selection type: Rectangle / Mode: Add and Feather to 0

and select the rectangle / See my example

http://www.marinettedesings.be/china_girl_bestanden/image013.jpg

6/ Layers / New Raster Layer

Activate / 12479954960_femmes -/ open the eye of the second layer / Copy and Paste Into Selection

Selections / Select None

Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen

 

7/ Tube of the woman is still in memory

Edit / Paste as New Layer

Image / Resize 90% / Resize all layers unchecked 

Layers / Load / Save Mask / Load Mask from disk and search 20/20 mask with these settings

  http://www.marinettedesings.be/china_girl_bestanden/image014.jpg

Layers / merge / merge group

Image / Mirror and place to the left edge

Layers / Properties / Blend Mode / Soft Light

 

8/ Set your foreground and background color linear gradient with these settings

http://www.marinettedesings.be/china_girl_bestanden/image015.jpg

Image / Add Borders /40 pixels / #488649 http://www.marinettedesings.be/china_girl_bestanden/image008.gif Symmetric checked

Select this border with your Magic Wand

Layers / New Raster Layer and fill with the gradient 

Effects / Art Media Effects / Brush Strokes / same settings as before

Put in your layers palette / Blend Mode to Burn

Invert Selection

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal 1/ Opacity 100 / Blur 0  color black

Repeat the Drop Shadow again, but with Vertical and Horizontal -1

Selections / Select None 

 

9/ Image / Add Borders / 1 pixel color black / Symmetrical checked

 

10/ Activate and Copy / anna.br_transparent-flower_26-11-10 / Paste as a New Layer on your Image

Image / Resize 70% / Resize all layers unchecked

Place bottom left

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal 1 / Opacity 100 / Blur 0 color black

Duplicate this layer in your layer palette

Activate the second layer and set the Blend Mode of this layer to Multiply

Enable the top layer and place the flower a little to the right

 

11/ Layers / Merge / Merge All Layers

 

12/ Activate the tube - corner and staple – activate the layer with the staple / copy and paste as new layer on your image and place it on the stem of the flower

Duplicate this layer of the staple and place it on the other flower stem

Now do this with the corners then  repeat the drop shadow

 

13/ Activate and Copy / China Girl title / Paste as New Layer on a clean spot of your image

 

14/ Layers / New Raster Layer and add your watermark

 

15/ Layers / Merge / Merge All Layers

 

File / Export as JPEG optimized

 

This lesson is ready I hope you have enjoyed.

Written on February 10, 2011

© Marinette P

This lesson is tested by Irene, Claudia and Dennis

Thanks

©Marinette P

 

 

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