Materials can be found here

Filters Unlimited2.0 Graphics Plus - can be found here

The filter - Kang 4 Emboss 1 - grave - here -This filter should be imported in unlimited 2.0

Filter - Alien Skin Xenofex 2 can be found  here

 

Open your tubes and scrapkit in PSP and minimize them

Put the filters in the PSP plug in folder

 

Thanks to the creators of the tubes

Do not change the filenames

 

Put your foreground color to  #dea08c and background color to #734323

 1/ Make a gradient lineair with your fore. and background colors

2/ Open a transparant image of 640 x 480 pixels and flood fill with the gradient

Effects - texture effects - fur - with these settings - blur 10 - density 50 - length 100 and transparency 30

Adjust - sharpness - sharpen

 

3/ Layers - new raster lalyer

Selections - select all - contract 100 pixels and flood fill these layer with your background color

Effects - texture effects - blinds - with these settings - width 12 - opacity 100 - color #dea08c - horizontal and light from left/top checked

Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical and horizontal 2, opacity 65, blur 8 and color to black

 

4/ Layers - new raster layer and flood fill with your gradient but  now with invert checked

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

Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical and horizontal 2, opacity 65, blur 8 and color to black

Selections - select none

 

5/ Activate the layer underneath (layer2)

Effects - distortion effects - polar coordinates - with these settings - rectangular to polar checked and transparency checked

Duplicate this layer in your layer palette

Image - flip

Keep this copy raster active

Layers - merge - merge down

Effects - plug in filters - Graphics Plus Cross Shadow - with these settings

 

6/ Activate the bottom layer in your layer palette

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

For the burn colors you use your background color #734323 and foreground color  #dea08c and color black

Effects - plug in filters - Unlimited 2.0 Kang 4 Emboss 1 - grave

 

7/ Activate the top layer in your layer palette

 

8/ Activate the tube - M.Sandritter_07_T_M_82 - copy and paste as a new layer on your image

Image - resize 70% - Do not checked resize all layers

 Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - with the same settings as before

 

9/ Activate the tube strik (bow) - copy and paste as a new layer on your image

Image - resize 80% - Do not checked resize all layers

Move it a little on the leg of the bottom dog

 Effects - 3 D effects - drop shadow - with the same settings as before

The bow is still a little too wide at the sides , but we shall do something about it

 

 10/ Activate the bottom layer

Selections - select all

Selections - float

Selection - defloat

Selections - invert

 

11/ Activate the top layer (bow) and press the delete key  on your keyboard

Selections - select none

Arrange the layer of the bow under the layer of the dogs

 

12/ Activate the scrapkit psplus _ 006 - copy scharnier and paste as a new layer on your image on the rectangle at the left side

 

Duplicate this layer in your layer palette

Image - mirror

 

13/ Activate the scrapkit pspplus _006 - copy button1 - past as new layer in the left top corner

Effects - plug in filters - Simple - Top Left Mirror

 

14/ Activate the scrapkit pspplus _006 - copy touwtje 2 - past as new layer on your image at the left - look at my example

Duplicate this layer in your layer palette

Image - mirror

 

15/ Add your watermark

 

16/ Layers - merge - merge visible

 

17/ File - export - Gif or JPEG optimization

This lesson is done

Have fun creating it

 

This lesson is tested by Sonja and Helma

Sonja

 

Helma

 

This is a self-written and designed lesson from MarinetteDesigns

Any similarity to other lessons is purely coincidental

 Written on august 24, 2008