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This tutorial is written in PSP 9 and tested in 8, 9 and X by Sonja, Jeanine and Yvonne. Thanks ladies for testing and for your beautiful creations.
 

 

 

Supplies, you can find them here


Filter Simple
Filter FM Tile Tools
 

What to do first:

Place your your Plugin folder
place your mask in your mask folder

Foreground color #e4ddc1
Background color #746230




1. Open a new transparant image of 640 X 480 pixels

2. Selections - Select all

3. Selections - Modify - contract - 62 px

4. Layers - New rasterlayer

5. Open imagef459888, duplicate your image - copy - paste in selection

6. Selections - Invert

7. Activate raster 1 and flood fill your selection with #e4ddc1 ( keep up the selection and stay at raster 1)

8. Layers, new rasterlayer - flood fill your selection with your backgroundcolor #746230

9. Effects - Simple - Horizontal Grain standard settings ( keep up the selection)

10.Put the blend mode of this layer to multiply

11. Effects - Simple - Blindz ( keep up the selection)

12. Effects - Simple - Horizoontal grain ( keep up the selection)

13. Effects - Simple - 4 Way Average( keep up the selection)

14. Effects - Simple - Quick Tile ( keep up the selection)

15. Effects - Simple - Pizza Slice Mirror twice

16. Selections - Select none

17. Go to your image F459888, duplicate and close the original

18. Layers -Maks - Mask load/save - Mask load from disk and look for your mask maskercrossmsk_LH ( see printscreen)

 



19. Layers - merge group

20. Copy your just made image

21. Go back to your work and activate the top layer

22. Activate your selection tool - rectangle en make a selection on your image but about 10 pixels away from the top and the bottom, see printscreen, keep up your selection!

 



23. Layers - New rasterlayer

24. Effects - 3D Effects - Dropshadow
V + H 1 - Opacity 65 - Blur 3 - Color white

25. Paste your image ( you copied in point 20) in your just made selection, keep the selection up!

26. Reduce the opacity of this layer to 42 and put the blendmode to luminance legacy

27. Effects - FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss ( standard settings)


28. Effects - Edge effects - Enhance more

29. Selections - Select none

30. Open your tube MC2217, Copy and paste as new layer

31. Move the tube to the bottom, so it looks if the man climb of the border

32. Layers, duplicate this layer

33. Close the original en activate the original tube layer.

34. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur 10

35. Activate your top layer ( the copy layer) and open it.

36. Move this tube just a little to the right en to the bottom

37. Effects - 3D Effects - Dropshadow -
H + V 1 - Opacity 60 - Blur 4 - Color #221503

38. Effects - FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss standard settings

39. Layers - Merge all

40. Activate your text tool, font Tipsy Giggles, size 72, stroke width 1

41.Put your foregroundcolor to #a89a74 and your backgroundcolor to #7c6d48

42. Make your text

43. Effects - 3D effects - Dropshadow -
H + V 5 - Opacity 60 - Blur 4 - Color #221503

44. Rotate your text a little bit

45. Effects - FM Tile Tools - Blend emboss standard settings

46. Layers - Merge all

47. Image - Add borders - 1 pixel with your backgroundcolor #7c6d48

48. Image - Add borders- 1 pixel with #604e1f

49. Place your watermark

50. Maybe you want to resize it and then you can save it as jpg.

 

I hope you had fun with this tutorial



©CL 07-03-2007 
This lesson is written by myself, and may not be distributed, or used without my permission!

 

This tutotrial has been translated by Ronson's Design
Thank you Sonja for the effort.

 

 

Credits:

Picture f459888 Copyright Thousandimages.com, (The artist is unknown to me, if someone knows the name of the artist or subjects to the usage, please mail me, so I can add the credits or remove the picture!)

Tube: MC2217 is from Marcia C, you can find them in this yahoo group or this site

Masker: crossmsk_LH  (The artist is unknown to me, if someone knows the name of the artist or subjects to the usage, please mail me, so I can add the credits or remove the picture!)

 
 

 


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