spring is in the air

 

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Materials can be found here

 

1217493604_textures can be found here

 

Texture / Wood Grain is standard in PSP

 

Plugins / Filters Unlimited 2.0 / Xero / Graphics Plus / here

 

Plugins / SF10 Designer & <Bkg II> here

 

Import Bkg II into Filters Unlimited 2.0

 

Open your Tubes into PSP and Minimize

 

We can Begin

1) In your Materials Palette Set the Foreground Color to #ead06b http://www.marinettedesings.be/spring_is_in_the_air_bestanden/image002.jpg and the Background Color to #698337 http://www.marinettedesings.be/spring_is_in_the_air_bestanden/image004.jpg 

 

2) Create a Linear Gradient with these settings

3) Open a New Transparent Image 800 x 500

Flood Fill it with the Gradient

Effects / Texture Effects / Texture / 1217493604_textures (with these settings)

Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen

 

4) Layers / New Raster Layer / Flood Fill again with the Gradient

Effects / Plugins / Filters Unlimited 2.0 / SF10 Bkg II Designer / MURA Diagonal (with these settings)

Activate the Magic Wand / Mode Add / Tolerance and Feather 0

Select the White Area

Layers / New Raster Layer

Flood Fill with the Background Color

Effects / Texture Effects / Texture / Wood Grain (with these settings)

Selections / Select None

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

5) Activate the second Layer in your Layers Palette

Layers / Delete

 

6) Close the eye of the top layer in your layers palette

Bottom Layers is Active

 

7) Activate and Copy / Nature / Paste as a New Layer on your Image

 

8) Activate and Copy / 1293040125_paysages_nikita / Paste as a New Layer on your Image

Image / Resize / Resize 85% / All layers not checked

Move this Image to the Right

 

9) Layers / Merge / Merge Visible

Effects / Plugins / Xero / Porcelain (default settings)

 

10) Activate and Copy / y_bird52 / Paste as a New Layer on your Image

Move this Image slightly to the Left (see my example)

Duplicate this Layer in your Layers Palette

Layers / Merge / Merge Down

 

11) Activate the Top Layer in your Layers Palette and Open the Eye

Maximize your Image / (see my example)

Activate your Pick Tool (k)

Hold down the Ctrl key and Pull the Top Right down the Grid (see my example)

Slide the screen to the Left and 250 pixels (see my example)

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Horizontal and Vertical 5 / Opacity 40 / Blur 5 Color Black

Duplicate this Layer in your Layers Palette

Image / Mirror

Layers / Merge / Merge Down

Duplicate this Layer in your Layers Palette

Layers / Merge / Merge Down

 

12) Image / Add Borders / 55 pixels / White / Symmetrical checked

Select this Border with your Magic Wand (same settings)

Flood Fill with the Gradient

Effects / Texture Effects / Texture / Wood Grain (same settings)

Effects / Edge Effects / Enhance

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

Selection / Invert

Effects / 3D Effects / Cutout (with these settings)

Repeat with Vertical and Horizontal -3

Selections / Select None

 

13) Activate and Copy / DI_vogel29 / Paste as a New Layer on your Image

Image / Resize 75% / All layers not checked

Place to the Right and Up some

Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen

Remove a Green Leaf and Limb of the Lower Bird (see my example)

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Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical 0 / Horizontal 15 / Opacity 40 / Blur 5 Color Black

 

14) Activate and Copy / MR_Life is Beautiful / Paste as a New Layer on your Image

Image / Mirror

Image / Resize 65% / Resize all layers not checked

Image / Mirror and place to the bottom left

Activate the Eraser Tool / Erase Tubed by Marys

Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow (same settings)

 

15) Activate and Copy / Wordart_spring in the air_Marinette_2012 / Paste as a New Layer on your Image

Place it somewhere up above where you think it looks good

 

16) Layers / New Raster Layer / Add your Name and or Watermark

 

File / jpeg Optimization

 

This Lesson is Ready

 

I do hope you found it fun to make!

 

 

 

Thank You to the Creators of the Tubes

Leave names and watermarks intact from the makers

 

This tut is tested and translated by Dennis

Thanks Dennis

 

Thank You to the Creators of the Tubes

Leave names and watermarks intact from the makers

 

 

The birds were tubed by Irene

This lesson was created by me and written on March 11, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

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