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Plugins:

AlphaWorks, Horizontal FadeOut - Here

AAA Frames, Foto Frame - Here

Simple, 4 Way Average - Here

 

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 Preparations 
 
Place the selections 'cas_Beautiful_Sel1' and 'cas_Beautiful_Sel2 in the Selections folder to your PSP program.

Place the script 'cas_Beautiful_Border.PspScript' in the Scripts-Restricted folder to your PSP program.

 

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Materials here

 

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Tube from

Annelies:  A-and-K-tubes-unlimited

 

Mask from MaŽlle Dreams and Narah

 

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If you use other colors, feel free to change Blend Mode and Opacity.

 

 

 
 

1.   Open New Transparent Image 900 x 500 pixels.

 

       Selections - Select All.

 

       Open JPG 'AbstractBrownBlue'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Edit - Paste into Selection.

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

       If you use other colors, you can change the colors with Hue/Saturation/lightness

 

       (Adjust - Hue and Saturation - Hue/Saturation/lightness).

 

 

2.   Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur:

 

      

 

       Adjust - Sharpness - High Pass Sharpen:

 

      

 

 

3.   Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Effects - Plugins - AlphaWorks - Horizontal FadeOut. Set the number to 185:

 

      

 

       Image - Mirror.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Down.

 

       Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance.

 

 

4.   Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling:

 

      

 

       Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More.

 

 

5.   Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Image - Resize 75%, uncheck All Layers.

 

       Selections - Select All.

 

       Selections - Float.

 

       Selections - Defloat.

 

 

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

 

      

 

 

7.   Keep the selection on.

 

       Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling like before:

 

      

 

 

8.   Edit - Copy.

 

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

 

       Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 2.

 

       Edit -Paste into Selection.

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

9.   Activate the layer Copy of Raster 1.

 

       Effects - Plugins - Simple - 4 Way Average.

 

       Adjust - Shapness - Sharpen.

 

 

10. Activate the top layer, Raster 2.

 

       Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

       Repeat Drop Shadow with the settings -12/-8/56/38.

 

 

       Your image should look like this now:

 

      

 

 

11. Set the foregroundcolor to #ffffff (white) and backgroundcolor to #e8cdc8

 

       Activate the layer Copy of Raster 1.

 

       Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 3.

 

       Flood Fill the layer with the foregroundcolor (white).

 

       Open the Mask 'MASK-MD-004' and minimize it.

 

 

12. Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image.

 

       Find MASK-MD-004:

 

      

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Group.

 

 

13. Effects  Image Effects - Seamless Tiling:

 

      

 

 

14. Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

 

       In the Layerpalette, Set Blend Mode to Overlay and Opacity to 60.

 

 

15. Activate the top layer, Raster 2.

 

       Activate Selection Tool, Custom Selection :

 

      

 

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

 

       Activate the layer Group - Raster 3 and repeat Edit - Clear.

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

16. Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 3.

 

       Flood Fill the layer with the foregroundcolor (white).

 

       Open the Mask 'Narah_mask_Abstract127' and minimize it.

 

 

17. Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image.

 

       Find 'Narah_mask_Abstract127':

 

      

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Group.

 

 

18. Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling:

 

      

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Dodge and Opacity to 90.

 

 

       Your image should look like this now:

 

      

 

 

19. Open the Image 'cas_Beautiful_Deco1'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 3.

 

 

20. Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Overlay.

 

 

21. Activate the top layer, Raster 2.

 

       Open the Image 'cas_Beautiful_Deco2'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 4.

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Overlay.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Visible.

 

 

22. Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 1.

 

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

 

       Find 'cas_Beautiful_Sel1':

 

      

 

       Flood Fill the selection with the backgroundcolor

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

23. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

 

24. Open the Image 'cas_Beautiful_Text1'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 2.

 

       Activate Pick Tool and place it like this:

 

      

 

 

25. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

 

26. Open the tube 'Alies 12VR30-woman-12012013'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 3.

 

 

27. Image - Mirror.

 

       Image - Resize 75%, uncheck All Layers.

 

       Activate Pick Tool and place it like this:

 

      

 

 

28. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

 

29. Image - Add Borders:

 

      

 

       Window - Duplicate.

 

       Minimize the copy.

 

 

30. If you don't have Script in the toolbar above, activate it here:

 

      

 

 

 31. Find 'cas_Beautiful_Border' in the DropDown list (the small white arrow) and push the blue arrow:

 

      

 

       Hit the Enter key every time the 'Add Borders' window appears, until the frame is finished.

 

       You can change the colors in the 'Add Borders' window, if you use other colors.

 

 

32. If you want to add the borders yourself, do like this:

 

       Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 20 pixels, color #ffffff (white).

 

       Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 2 pixels, color #a28995

 

       Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 2 pixels, color #e8cdc8

 

       Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 2 pixels, color #a28995

 

       Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 2 pixels, color rve #e3ca7f

 

       Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 2 pixels, color #a28995

 

       Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 2 pixels, color #e8cdc8

 

 

       Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 2 pixels, color #a28995

 

       Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 20 pixels, color #ffffff (white).

 

       Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 1 pixel, color #000000 (black).

 

 

33. Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling:

 

      

 

       Image - Resize 90%, check in All Layers.

 

       Layers - Promote Background Layer.

 

 

34. Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 2.

 

       Flood Fill the layer with the backgroundcolor

 

       Layers - Arrange - Move Down.

 

       Activate Raster 1.

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Opacity to 42.

 

 

35. Maximize the copy from before.

 

       Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 10 pixels, color #f2e2df

 

       Edit - Copy.

 

       Go back to your original image, Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 3.

 

       Image - Resize 70%, uncheck All Layers.

 

 

36. Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

 

37. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

 

38. Layers - New Raster Layer, Raster 4.

 

       Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection from Disk like before, but find 'cas_Beautiful_Sel2'.

 

       Flood Fill the selection with the backgroundcolor

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

39. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

 

40. Open the Image 'cas_Beautiful_Text2'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       Edit - Paste as New Layer, Raster 5.

 

       Activate Pick Tool and place it in the bottom like this:

 

      

 

 

41. Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 1 pixel, color #5d4752

 

       Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 15 pixels, color #f2e2df

 

       Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 1 pixel, color #5d4752

 

 

42. Sign you image.

 

       Resize if you want a smaller image and save it.

 

 

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If you liked my tutorial, I would be pleased, if you tell me. I also would love to see your creation, if you have used other tubes and colors.

 

If you attach your image, I will reserve the right to put it on my website with your name, unless you tell me not to.
 

 

 

You can contact me here

 
 
 
 

March 21, 2015

 

 
 
 
 
Versions with other tubes and colors

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Thank you Cher for testing my tutorial

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Thank you Sylvie for translating my tutorial into French

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Thank you Angela for translating my tutorial into Dutch

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Thank you Estela for translating my tutorial into Portuguese

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