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Plugins:

Richard Rosenman, Pixelate - Here

VM Stylize, Zoom Blur - Here

Flaming Pear, Flexify 2 - Here and Here

MuRa's Meister, Perspective Tiling - Here and Here

XE Xtras, Elemental - Here

Xero, Simplicity - Here

AP 01 [Innovations], Lines - SilverLining - Here

AAA Frames, Foto Frame - Here

 

 

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 Preparations 
 
Place the selection 'cas_Trapped_Sel1' in the Selections file to your PSP program.
 
 
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Materials here

 

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1.    Set foregroundcolor to #000000 (black), and the backgroundcolor to #ffffff (white).

 

       Set foregroundcolor to Gradient:

 

      

 

      

2.    Open New Transparent Image 800 x 500 pixel.

 

       Flood Fill the layer with the gradient.

 

       Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur 45.

 

 

3.   Effects - Plugins - Richard Rosenman - Pixelate:

 

      

 

       Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More.

 

 

4.   Layers  - Duplicate.

 

       Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - VM Stylize - Zoom Blur:

 

      

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Overlay.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Visible.

 

 

5.   Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Once more, now you should have 3 layers.

 

       Close the eye of the top layer and activate Copy of Merged:

 

      

 

 

6.   Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flexify 2:

 

      

 

 

       Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

 

            

7.   Open the eye on the top layer, Copy (2) of Merged and activate the layer.

 

       Repeat Flexify 2 with these settings:

 

      

 

       Image - Resize 80% - uncheck All Layers.     

 

 

8.   Activate the Magic Wand Tool:

 

      

            

       Select the inside of the ball:

 

      

 

       Selection - Modify - Expand 2 pixel.

 

 

9.   Layers - New Raster Layer.

 

       Effects - 3D Effects - Cutout:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

 

10. Layers - New Raster layer.

 

       Repeat Cutout with Vertical -28 and Horizontal 38.

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Down.

 

       Layers - Arrange - Move Down.

 

 

11. Activate the layer Copy of Merged.

 

       Open the tube 'Alies 1VR371-woman-16032013'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       Edit - Paste as New layer.

 

 

12. Image - Mirror.

 

       Image - Resize 45% - uncheck All layers.

 

       Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

      

13. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

        Color #fffffff (white)

 

 

14. Close the eye of the bottom Layer, Merged:

 

      

 

       Activate one of the other layers.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Visible.

 

       Open the eye on Merged layer again.

    

 

15. Stay on the top layer.

 

       Image - Resize 85% - uncheck All Layers.

      

       Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

 

 

16. Activate the bottom layer, Merged.

 

       Open the tube 'Chain'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       Edit - Paste as New layer.

 

       Activate the Pick Tool and move it up to the edge:

 

      

 

 

17. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

       Color #000000 (black)

 

       Activate the top layer, Merged.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Down.

 

      

18. Activate the bottom layer, Merged.

 

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

 

       Find 'cas_Trapped_sel1':

 

      

 

       Selections - Promote Selection to Layer.

 

 

19. Keep the selection on.

 

       Layers - New Raster Layer.

 

       Flood Fill the selection with the backgroundcolor (white).

 

       Selections - Select none.

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Opacity to 36.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Down.

 

       Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance.

 

     

20. Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling:

 

      

 

       Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Image - Flip.

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Dodge and Opacity to 44.

 

 

21. Activate the layer Promoted Selection.

 

       Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

     Color #0000000 (black)

 

 

22. Activate the bottom layer, Merged.

 

       Layers - New Raster Layer.

 

       Activate the Selection Tool and choose Custom Selection :

 

      

 

       Flood Fill the selection with the backgroundcolor (white).

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

 

23. Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind:

 

      

      

       Once more but choose From right.

 

 

24. Effects - Distortion Effects - Polar Coordinates:

 

      

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Opacity to 40.

 

 

25. Activate the bottom layer, Merged.

 

       Open the tube 'cas_Trapped_Deco1'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Edit Paste as New Layer.

 

       Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Overlay and Opacity to 75.

 

 

26. Open the tube 'cas_Trapped_Deco2'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Edit - Paste as New Layer.

 

      

27. Open the tube 'cas_Trapped_Deco3'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Edit - Paste as New Layer.

 

       Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling:

 

      

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Opacity to 80.

 

   

28. Open the tube 'cas_Trapped_Deco4'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Edit - Paste as New Layer.

 

       Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

       Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

 

 

29. Close the eye of Raster 1, Raster 2 and Raster 6.

 

      

 

       Edit - Copy Special - Copy Merged.

 

       Open the eyes again.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Visible.

 

 

30. Layers - New Raster Layer.

       Activate the Selection Tool and choose Custom Selection :

 

      

 

       Change the foregroundcolor to #000000 (black) and Flood Fill the selection with the color.

 

 

31. Selections - Modify - Contract 2 pixel.

 

       Edit - Clear.

 

       Selections - Modify - Contract 15 pixel.

 

       Flood Fill the selection with black.

 

       Selections - Modify - Contract 5 pixel.

 

       Layers - New Raster Layer.

 

32. Image - Rotate Left, or push the button .

 

       Edit - Paste into Selection.

       Image - Rotate Right, or push the button .

 

      

33. Effects - Plugins - XE Xtras - Elemental.

 

       Choose Metals and Molten Iron. Set Opacity like illustrated below:

 

      

 

       Effects - Plugins - Xero - Simplicity:

 

      

 

      

34. Keep the selection on.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Down.

 

       Layers - New Raster Layer.

 

       Effects - 3D Effects - Cutout:

 

      

 

       Selections - Select None.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Down.

 

      

35. Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Image - Resize 75% - uncheck All Layers.

 

       Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

             

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Down.

 

 

36. Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Activate Raster 1.

 

       Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind, From right and Wind strength 100.

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Opacity to 55.

 

       Effects - Plugins - AP 01 [Innovations] - Lines - SilverLining:

 

      

 

       Activate Copy of Raster 1.

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Down.

 

 

37. Open the tube 'cas_Trapped_Deco5'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       On your image, Edit - Paste as New Layer.

 

       Effects - Image Effects - Offset:

 

      

 

       Layers - Merge - Merge Down.

 

 

38. Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Image - Mirror.

 

       In the Layerpalette, set Blend Mode to Soft Light.

 

 

39. Open the tube 'LexHa_AllInBlackAndWhite_Januari2012'.

 

       Edit - Copy, close it down.

 

       Edit - Paste as New Layer.

 

       Image - Resize 85% - uncheck All Layers.

 

       Place it down by the edge in the left side:

 

      

 

       Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

      

      Color #000000 (black)

 

 

40. Layers - Duplicate.

 

       Image - Mirror.

 

       Image - Resize 60% - uncheck All Layers.

 

       Place it up a little and to the right on your image:

 

      

 

      

41. Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 5 pixel, color #000000 (black)

 

       Image - Add Borders, Symmetric, 40 pixel, color #ffffff (white)

 

       Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame:

 

      

 

42. Sign your image.

 

       Resize if you want a smaller image and save it.

 

 

 

 

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