Thanks to Dennis for his cooperation in translating this tutorial

 

Thanks to the creators of the tubes

Leave names and watermarks of the creators intact

 

Materials can be found here

Filters / Graphics Plus and Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Textures can be found here

 

We'll start

Open tubes and masks in PSP and minimize them

 

1/ In your Materials Palette set your Foreground Color to #c78235 http://www.marinettedesings.be/happy_halloween_2013_bestanden/image001.gifand Background Color to #212429 http://www.marinettedesings.be/happy_halloween_2013_bestanden/image002.gif

 

2/ Open a Transparent Image of 700 x 700 pixels and Flood Fill with the Background Color #212429 wp3btceh

3/ Layers / New Raster Layer and Flood Fill with Foreground Color #c78235 wpdb2hvv

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

 

Effects / Plugins / Graphics Plus / Cross Shadow (default settings)

Effects / Plugins / Alien Skin / Eye Candy 5 / Textures / Texture Noise (with these settings)

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4/ Layers / New Mask Layer / from Image / Mask2 (with these settings)

Layers / Merge / Merge Group

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

Now you have this

5/ Activate and Copy / tubeclaudiaviza/paisaje241 (tree with moon)

Edit / Paste as a New Layer on your Image

Image / Resize 60% / Resize all Layers not checked and place in the middle

Set the Opacity of this layer in your Layers Palette on 65

 

6/ Activate and Copy / 01_10_2006_halloween_01_git (house and pumpkins)

Edit / Paste as a New Layer on your Image and place under the moon

Layers / Duplicate

Layers / Merge / Merge Down

 

7/ Image / Add Borders / 10 pixels / Background Color

Image / Add Borders / 50 pixels / Foreground Color

Select this Border with the Magic Wand

Repeat Step 3 but change the Rotate Texture 270 of the plugin /Alien Skins / Eye Candy 5 / Textures / Texture Noise

(See my example below)

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

 

Selections / Select None

 

8/ Selections / Select All

Selections / Modify / Contract / 70 pixels

Effects / 3D Effects / Inner Bevel (same settings as before)

Selections / Select None

 

9/ Layers / New Mask Layer / from Image/59MaskkelsWWA (with these settings)

 

Layers / Merge / Merge Group

 

In your Materials Palette change your Foreground Color to #808080 wps57mbo

10/ Layers / New Raster Layer and Flood Fill it with the new Foreground Color #808080 wps57mbo

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

 

Effects / Edge Effects / Enhance

Layers / Arrange / Send to Bottom

11/ Activate the top layer in your Layers Palette

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

 

12/ Activate and Copy / 1Patries_Witch Adam Braun/24 8/08 / only the cat

Edit / Paste as a New Layer on your Image and place left

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

 

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical 10 / Horizontal 20 / Opacity 60 / Blur 10 and color black

 

13/ Activate and Copy / cat 1Patries_HH41/bomb/vampire /17) _22/9/09 (witch)

Edit / Paste as a New Layer on your Image and place upper right

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

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical 10 / Horizontal 20 / Opacity 60 / Blur 10 and color black

 

14/ Activate / Arachnophobia

Activate the Freehand Selection Tool and select one of the spiders

Edit / Copy / Paste as a New Layer on your Image

Place bottom right as you see fit

Image / Free Rotate 20 degrees / to the Left

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal 5 / Opacity 50 / Blur 5 and color black

 

15/ Activate and Copy / Wordart_HappyHalloween2013_MarinetteDesigns

Edit / Paste as a New Layer on your Image and place in the top left corner (see my example)

 

16/ Layers / New Raster Layer and add your watermark

 

17/ Layers / Merge / Merge Visible Layers

 

File / Export / JPEG optimization

This lesson was written and conceived by MarinetteDesigns on 7 October 2013

 

MarinetteP



 


 

 

 

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