Materials can be found here

Filters - Xero - FM Tile Tools Graphics Plus can be found  here

Thanks to the creators of the tubes

Do not change the file names

 

Open your tubes in PSP and minimize them

Put the texture in you PSP texture folder and the mask in your PSP mask folder

Let's start

1/ Put your foreground color to white and back ground color to  #a9a7d2

2/ Open a transparent image of 640 x 480 pixels and flood fill with your back ground color

 

3/ Copy - fleur789-tube-colombe – paste as a new layer – move left

Duplicate this layer in your layer palette

Image - mirror

Layers - merge - merge down

Put the blend mode of this layer in your layer palette to soft light

 

4/ Layers - merge - merge all 

 5/ Layers - new raster layer and flood fill with your foreground color white

 

6/ Layers - mask load/save - mask-load from disk - and find the mask claire_masque_gigantesque1 - with these settings - adjust to canvas checked - Luminance of source checked - all masks hide checked 

Layers - merge - merge group

Move the mask to the right

Activate your selection tool - selection type: rectangle - mode: add

Select on the left side from the mask the rectangular piece  - see example

Make sure the layer of the mask is active and press than the delete key

Selections - select none

 

7/ Duplicate this layer in your layer palette

Image - mirror and place the two mask next to each other

Layers - merge - merge down

Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical and horizontal 1, opacity 40, blur 5 and color to black

Effects – plug in filters - FM Tile Tools – Blend Emboss – using default settings and do this twice

 

8/ Copy – LD-silverlind – paste as a new layer 

Image - free rotate - 90 degrees right

Place it upon the line on top entirely to the right

Duplicate this layer in your layer palette and move left against the other line

Layers - merge - merge down

 Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical and horizontal 3, opacity 40, blur 5 and color to black

Duplicate this layer in your layer palette

Image - flip

Duplicate this layer in your layer palette

Image - free rotate - 90 degrees right - move to the left on the line

Layers - merge - merge down and do this 1 more time so that the ribbon layers are merged

Put the opacity of the ribbon layers to 77

 

9/ Copy - Marif_2007_07Juillet_face0345 – paste as a new layer

Image - resize - 90% - Do not checked resize all layers

Image - mirror and move to the right

 

10/ Copy - LD-lintstrik – paste as  new layer an place it on the ribbon left

 

11/ Image - add borders - 1 pixel color white - symmetrical checked

Image - add borders - 30 pixels back ground color #a9a7d2 -  symmetrical checked

Select this border with your magic wand  - mode: add

Effects - texture effects - texture - brushedsatin jkw102 - with these settings

Selections - select none

Layers - promote back ground layer

 

12/ Selections - select all

Selection - modify - contract - 30 pixels

 Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical and horizontal 3, opacity 40, blur 5 and color to black

Repeat this drop shadow but now with vertical and horizontal -3

 

13/ Activate – ivy_borders

Copy - layer 3

Activate your image - paste as a new layer

Image - resize - 80% - DO not check resize all layers - move to the left

Adjust - hue and saturation - colorize - hue 173 - saturation 61

Duplicate this layer in your layer palette and place it under the other border

Layers - merge - merge down

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

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

  

14/ Image – add borders - always symmetrical checked

1 pixel - color white

1 pixel - back ground color #a9a7d2

1 pixel - color white

5 pixels –back ground color

1 pixel – color white

1 pixel – back ground color

1 pixels – color white

 

15/ Image - add borders - 30 pixels - background color - symmetrical checked

Select this border with your magic wand - mode: add - tolerance and feather 0

Effects - texture effects - texture - brushedsatin - with the same settings as before

Effects– plug in filters – FM Tile Tools – Blend Emboss and do that twice

Selections - invert

Layers - layer promote back ground layer

Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical and horizontal 4, opacity 55, blur 9 and color to black

Repeat this drop shadow but now with vertical and horizontal -4

Selections - select none

 

16/ Repeat step 14

 

17 / Effects– plug in filters – Xero – porcelain – with these settings

 

18/ Copy  – Spring flower tekst – paste as new layer and move it left on top

 

19/Copy - tiere_chinni36 – paste as a new layer and move a bit to the left

 

20/ Add your watermark

 

21/ Layers - merge - merge all

 

File – export– jpeg optimization

 

This tutorial is done

Have fun creating it

I hopeYou enjoyed this tutorial as much as I enjoyed writing it  

 

 Written on april 06, 2009

©Marinette

 

 

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