Materials can be found here

Thanks to Pascale for the beautiful tube of Christina Aguilera

Thanks to Saber for the beautiful mask

Other materials are unknown to me

Do not change the filenames

 

Filters – Alien skin Xenofex – Graphics Plus – Unlimited 2.0 - can be found here

Place the filters in the PSP plug in folder

 

 

Let's start

1/ Put your foreground color toe white and background color to  #18243b

 

2/ Open a new transparent image of 500 x 500 pixels ( this empty raster will be needed later)

Layer - new raster layer and floodfill with your background color

 Effects - plug in filters - Unlimited 2.0 - Paper Textures - Canvas Fine - using  default settings

 

3/ Layer - new raster layer and floodfill with your foreground color white

Effects - plug in filters - Unlimited 2.0 – Paper Textures – Canvas Fine - using default settings

Adjust - sharpness - sharpen

Layers -mask load/save - mask-load from disk - and find the mask - SL –NewEonSabreMask - with these settings.

Layers - merge - merge group

Effects - 3D effects - dropshadow - vertical and horizontal 7, opacity 60, blur 5 and color to black

 

4/Layers - merge - merge down

 

5/ Image - canvas size - with these settings

 

  

6/ Make a gradient with your foreground and background color

 Activate your magic wand with these settings

Select the two empty rectangles

Layers - new raster layer and floodfill with your gradient

Selections - select none

Effects - plug in filters -  Alien Skin Xenofex 2 Burnt Edges - with these settings

 

Effects - plug in filters -  Toadies – Ommadawn  - using default settings

 

7/ Activate the second layer in your layer palette

Image - resize - 70% -  DO not check  resize all layers

Effects - plug in filters -  Alien Skin Xenofex 2 Burnt Edges - with the same settings 

Duplicate this layer in your layer palette

 

8/ Activate the layer underneath

Effects - Texture effects - mosaic - antique - with these settings

Duplicte this layer in your layer palette

Image - free rotate - 10 degrees right - one layer arround middle of canvas rotate selected

Activate your lower  mosaic layer

Image - free rotate - 10 degrees left - one layer arround middle of canvas rotate selected

 

9/ Activate the second layer in your layer palette (the layer with the mask )

Effects - 3D effects - dropshadow - vertical and horizontal 5, opacity 50, blur 5 and color to black

Repeat this shadow again but now with  vertical and horizontal -5

 

10/ Duplicate this layer in your layer palette

Image - free rotate - 10 degrees left - one layer arround middle of canvas rotate selected

 

11/ Put your foreground color to #4f4e44

 Activate  the bottom empty layer in your layer palette and floodfill with your foreground color #4f4e44

Effects - plug in filters - Unlimited 2.0 – Paper Textures – Canvas Fine - using default settings

Effects - plug in filters - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - using default settings

Put the opacity of this layer to 80 

 

12/ Activate the upper layer in your layer palette

Layers - merge - merge all

Effects - plug in filters - Unlimited 2.0 - Photo Aging Kit - Border Fade - using default settings  

 

13/ Copy - PPT21-12-07_Fashion - paste as a new layer and place it to the right - look at  my example

 

14/ Copy - so17 - paste as a new layer and place it at the left side -  look at  my example

Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical and horizontal 5, opacity 50, blur 5 and color to black

Duplicate this layer 3 times in your layer palette and place them under each other

 

15/ Activate the tube - sa28 -  with  the alphabet keychains

Activate your selection tool with these settings (rectangle)

 

Selecte the letter C of the keychain

Edit - copy

Activate your image

Edit - paste as a new layer

Image - resize - 50% -  DO not check  resize all layers 

Place it  left  - look at  my example

Effects - 3D effects - dropshadow - vertical and horizontal 5, opacity 70, blur 5 and color to black

 

16/ Activate the tube - sa28 - again (alphabet keychains)

Selections - select none

Activate your selection tool again and select now the letter A of the keychain

Edit - copy

Activate your image

Edit - paste as a new layer 

Image - resize - 50% -  DO not check  resize all layers

Effects - 3D effects - dropshadow - vertical and horizontal 5, opacity 70, blur 5 and color to black

Image - free rotate - 15 degrees left - one layer arround middle of canvas rotate selected and place it next to the other letter but a little more to the right and to the bottom

Layers - merge - merge down

Effects - plug in filters - Graphics Plus – Cross shadow - using default settings

 

17/ Copy - sv06 - (chaine) and past as a new layer

Image - free rotate - 90 degrees left - one layer arround middle of canvas rotate selected

Move it to the right

 Effects - 3D effects - dropshadow - vertical and horizontal 5, opacity 70, blur 5 and color to black

 

18/ Activate your selection tool with selection type - circle - with the same settings as before

Select the inside of the circle with the green color

Adjust - hue and saturation - hue/saturation/lightness - with these settings 

Selections - select none  

 

19/Add your watermark

 

20/ Layers - merge - merge all

 

21/ Effects - plug in filters - Photo Aging Kit - Photo Frame 02 - default settings

 

22/ Put your background to gold pattern

Selections - Select all - modify - contract - 17 pixels

Selections - modify - selection edges select -edge width - outside - antialias checked and floodfill with the gold pattern

Selections - select none

 

23/Layers - layers-promote background layer

Selections - select all

Selections - modify -  contract - 15 pixels

Effects - 3D effects - dropshadow - vertical and horizontal 5, opacity 70, blur 5 and color to black

Repeat this shadow again but now with  vertical and horizontal -5

 

If you like... you can reduce your image to 500 pixels longest side.

 

 File - export - JPEG optimization

 

And this lesson is done

 

Have fun with it 

 

This lesson was tested by Sonja and Tetsje

 

 

My thanks

Sonja

Tetsje

 

This is a self-written and designed lesson from MarinetteDesigns

Any simularity to other lessons is purely coincidental

 

 

Written on february 2 - 2009  

 

©MarinetteP

 

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