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Made in PSPX7

January 17th, 2017

 

   

 

 
 
 

Plugins:

MuRa's Seamless, Shift at Arch, Her

Flaming Pear, Flood, Her

AAA Frames, Foto Frame, Her

 

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 Preparations 
 
Place the selections 'cas_Valentines2017_Sel1', 'cas_Valentines2017_Sel2 and 'cas_Valentines2017_Sel3' in the Selections folder to your PSP program.
 
Place the brush files 'BrushTip_Lileya Ships_14' and 'BrushTip_Lileya Ships_14' in the Brushes folder to your PSP program.

 

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Materials

 

 

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Thank you all for letting me use your beautiful

materials in my tutorials

Tube from Annelies

Masks from casiop

 

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1.   Set the foregroundcolor to #ffe9be and backgroundcolor to #51271b

 

       Change the foregroundcolor to Gradient, Foreground-Background:

 

      

 

       Open a New Transparent Image 900 x 500 pixels.

 

       Flood Fill with the gradient.

 

 

2.   Open the tube 'Alies 1-2VA197-valentine-lovebirds-08012014'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Selections - Select All.

 

       Edit - Paste into Selection.

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

3.   Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur:

 

      

 

       Layers - Duplicate.

 

 

4.   Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling:

 

      

 

 

5.   Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Seamless - Shift at Arch:

 

      

 

 

6.   Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flood.

 

       Push the red arrow and double click the preset 'cas_Valentine2017_Flood.q8r'.

 

       You can instead use these settings:

 

      

 

 

7.   Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk.

 

       Find 'cas_Valentines2017_Sel1':

 

      

 

       Edit - Clear, or hit the Delete key on your keyboard.

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

       Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More.

 

 

8.   Change the foreground gradient to color #ffffff (white).

 

       Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 2.

 

       Flood Fill the layer with the foregroundcolor (white).

 

 

9.   Open Mask 'cas_Hearts_0117_1' and minimize it.

 

       Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image.

 

       Find 'cas_Hearts_0117_1':

 

      

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Group.

 

 

10. Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

       Layers - Arrange - Move Down.

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Overlay and Opacity to 36.

 

 

11. Activate the top layer, Copy of Raster 1.

 

       Open the tube 'Alies 1-2VA197-valentine-lovebirds-08012014'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 2.

 

       Image - Resize 68%, uncheck All Layers.

 

       Activate Pick Tool and place it to the right like this:

 

      

 

       NB! The tube has to be at least 40 pixels from the top of your image:

 

      

 

 

12. Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Image - Resize 70%, uncheck All Layers.

 

       Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical (in previous PSP versions 'Image - Flip').

 

       Activate Pick Tool again and place it like this:

 

      

 

 

13. Adjust - Blur - Motion Blur:

 

      

 

       Layers - Arrange - Move Down.

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Overlay and Opacity to 40.

 

 

14. Activate the top layer, Raster 2.

 

       Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

15. Set the foregroundcolor to #1e0e0a

 

       Activate the layer Group - Raster 2.

 

       Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 3.

 

 

16. Activate Paint Brush and find Brush 'Lileya Ships_14'.

 

       Change Size to 200 and Opacity to 70:

 

      

 

       Left click two times with your mouse:

 

      

 

 

17. Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Layers - Arrange - Move Up.

 

       Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical (in previous PSP versions 'Image - Flip').

 

       Activate Pick Tool and place it down and a little to the left like this:

 

      

 

 

18. Adjust - Blur - Motion Blur with the same settings as before:

 

      

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Soft Light.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Visible.

 

 

19. Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur with the same settings as before:

 

      

 

 

20. Open Mask 'cas_Mask_1216_5' and minimize it.

 

       Set the foregroundcolor to #ffe9be

 

       Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 1.

 

       Flood Fill the layer with the foregroundcolor.

 

 

21. Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image.

 

       Find 'cas_Mask_1216_5':

 

      

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Group.

 

 

22. Activate the bottom layer, Merged.

 

       Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top.

 

       Image - Resize 90%, uncheck All Layers.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Visible.

 

 

23. Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame:

 

      

 

 

24. Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection like before, but find 'cas_Valentines2017_Sel2'.

 

       Flood Fill the selection with the foregroundcolor #ffe9be

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

25. Change the foregroundcolor to #51271b

 

       Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 1.

 

       Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection like before, but find 'cas_Valentines2017_Sel3'.

      

       Flood Fill the selection with the foregroundcolor.

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

26. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #ffe9be

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge (All Flatten).

 

 

27. Resize your image, if you want it smaller.

 

       Sign your image or place your watermark and save as JPG.

 

      

 

 

 
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Another version

Tube from Nikita

          

 

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Thank you Zoee for testing my tutorial

Zoees version

 

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Thank you Angela for testing and translating my tutorial into Dutch

Angelas version

 

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Thank you Animabelle for translating my tutorial into French

Animabelles version

 

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Thank you Estela for translating my tutorial into Portuguese

Estelas version

 

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Thank you Elena for translating my tutorial into Portuguese

Elenas version

 

 

 

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