***Translation: October - 2019***

 

~~ Original by Tati Designs ~~

 

Thank you Tati for permission to translate your tutorials.

Translated by Chris (acbdesigns)

Tested by Celine

 

Materials: 

 

Disclaimer: Each Graphic is the property of the original artist to whom the copyright belongs and may not be placed in a collection or offered for sale on-line or otherwise.

This translation is written with PSP 2020 Ultimate, if you work with older versions some things might be different but the result will be the same.

Acknowledgements:

Tubes by Beatrice and Kahlan

Mask by Narah

      All other materials by Tati

Plugins:

Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1 , Weaver & Sorting Tiles

Simple Filters

<I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Image Enhancement - Sunshine

Filter Factory - Gallery A - Weave

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

Tramages - Tow the Line ***

*** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

Place the 2020 Mask into the Masks folder of PSP (if you don't already have it)

Open all other files in PSP and minimize to tray

You will need a main tube of your own for this tutorial.

If you wish to use the one in the example from Beatrice, click on the link above.

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #a97fc1

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #7b4da7  

    Note: When working with your own colors, adjust the Blend Mode/Opacity at your own discretion

    If you are using different colors you may need to colorize some of the original elements

The tutorial:

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01

Open a new Transparent image  900 X 550px

Selections - Select All

 

02

Open "Fractal_Image from tray

Edit - Copy

On your main work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

 

***Note: If you are using different colors, colorizing won't give the same result.

The best method is to use Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1

Ignore Step#2

 Using your own colors and using a bright shade for Color 3

Example:

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03

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

 

 

04

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Lower the Opacity to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

05

Layers - New Raster Layer

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1

 

06

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Diamonds

Effects - Plugins - Simple Pizza Slice Mirror

Result:

 

07

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

08

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Preset - Side by Side

 

09

Effects - Plugins - Filter Factory - Gallery A - Weave

 

10

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Your work and Layer Palette should look like this now:

 

11

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Half Wrap

 

12

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Top Left Mirror

 

13

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

14

Activate the Bottom Layer (Raster1)

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

 

15

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Weaver

 

16

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

 

17

Image - Resize - 60% - Resize All Layers - Not checked

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Preset - Side by Side

Effects - Edge Effects - Erode

 

18

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - Default settings

 

19

Activate the Bottom Layer (Raster1)

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

 

20

Effects - Reflection Effects - Kaleidoscope

 

21

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Image Enhancement - Sunshine

 

22

Layers - Load/Save - Load Mask From Disk - "2020"

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

23

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Image Enhancement - Sunshine - Same settings

Note: This Step is optional, the result will depend on the colors you are using

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Result:

 

24

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/75/100/0  Color: 3 #c5b3e7

Selections - Select None

 

25

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Preset - Side by Side

 

26

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Tramages - Tow The Line - Default settings

Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light

Effects - Edge Effects - Dilate

 

27

Open "TD_Deco1_Chris" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

No need to move

 

28

Change the Foreground to color 4 #eec6dc

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_Mask_1462"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode to Overlay and lower the Opacity to 70

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

 

29

Open "TD_Deco2_Chris" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

No need to move

Note: This image is Preset to Screen

 

30

Open "TD_Texto_Chris"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

No need to move

 

31

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "TD_Mask_Chris"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode to Overlay

 

33

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - fffffff          

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 3px - #7b4da7     

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #251033     

  Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 10px - #c5b3e7      

      Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #251033           

 Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 15px - #ffffff        

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #251033     

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 40px - #ffffff       

 

34

Open "Kahlan_Butterfly"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Bottom Layer

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Resize - 50% - Resize All Layers - Not checked

Image - Resize - 75% - Resize All Layers - Not checked

 

35

Pick Tool (K)

Enter these parameters for the X: and  Y: positions on the Toolbar

X: 141.00   Y: 100.00

Press M to Close the Pick Tool

 

36

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Resize - 50% - Resize All Layers - Not checked

Pick Tool (K)

Enter these parameters for the X: and  Y: positions on the Toolbar

X: 864.00   Y: 86.00

Press M to Close the Pick Tool

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 5/5/50/5 Color: #251033

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

37

Open TD_WordArt_Chris"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Pick Tool (K)

Enter these parameters for the X: and  Y: positions on the Toolbar

X: 145.00   Y: 248.00

Press M to Close the Pick Tool

Effects 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 3/3/40/5 Color: #251033

 

38

Open "Tube_Fairy_Violet_GB"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 90% - Resize All Layers - Not checked

Pick Tool (K)

Enter these parameters for the X: and  Y: positions on the Toolbar

X: 436.00   Y: 108.00

Press M to Close the Pick Tool

 

39

Layers - Duplicate

Click on the Layer below (original tube)

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 10

Click on the Top Layer

Effects 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 10/5/80/20 Color: #251033

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #251033 

 

40

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 900 Pixels - Resize all Layers checked

Add your name or watermark, save as JPG file and you're done!

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Extra Examples by Chris and Celine: