17 - Sugarbabe - English


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I made it with PSP: &

Supplies:

Filters / Plugins:
Graphics Plus / Cross Shadow:
Alien Skin Xenofex 2:
Nik Software / Color Efex Pro 3.0 Complete:
Animation Shop:


 

You are welcome to take this nice sunflower with you,
it shows you always where you are

(just click and drag)

Have Fun!

 

tutorial tested by:

Thank you Margit for your wonderful tubes:

Thank you Sharlimar for your wonderful tubes:

Ok, let's start:

01) File / New / 700 x 600 px / transparent

set your FGC to: light colour (#c471b5)
and your BGC to: dark colour (#000000)

flood fill your picture with this gradient:

Adjust / Blur / Gaussian Blur: Radius 20

02) Layers / New Raster Layer

Selections / Select all

Selections / Modify / Contract by: 50

flood fill selection with your light FGC

Selections / Modify / Contract by: 50

Edit / Cut (delete key)

Deselect

03) Effects / Plugins / Alien Skin Xenofex 2 / Burnt Edges:

Effects / Plugins / Alien Skin Xenofex 2 / Crumple:

Effects / Plugins / Graphics Plus / Cross Shadow: default settings

Effects / Plugins / 3D Effects / Inner Bevel:

04) Layers / Duplicate

Image / Rotate / Free Rotate:

Layers / Duplicate

Image / Rotate / Free Rotate:
same settings

Layers / Merge / Merge Down (twice)

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow:
0 / 0 / 100 / 20 / black

05) activate layer under it (Raster 1)

open your tube: MMDesignz_Si_281239.pspimage

Image / Resize: 80%

Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen

Edit / Copy
close tube again; we don't need it anymore
back to your picture

Edit / Paste / Paste as new layer

Layers / Duplicate

activate layer under it: Raster 3

Adjust / Blur / Gaussian Blur: 20

Layers / Merge / Merge Visible

Image / Resize: 70% (all layers NOT checked)

Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen



06) select the transparent border with your magic wand

Layers / New Raster Layer

flood fill selection with this gradient:

Effects / Plugins / Alien Skin Xenofex 2 / Crumple:

keep selected

07) Layers / New Raster Layer

flood fill selection with your dark BGC

Selections / Modify / Contract by: 5

Edit / Cut (delete key)

Deselect

rename this layer: Frame

Layers / Duplicate

08) activate layer under it (Frame)

open tube: calguisvectordecor12110.pspimage

Image / Resize: 65%

Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen

Edit / Copy
close tube again; we don't need it anymore
back to your picture

Edit / Paste / Paste as new layer

position it as shown below:

Layers / Duplicate

Image / Mirror

Image / Flip

Layers / Merge / Merge Down

Layers / Duplicate

activate top layer (Copy of Frame)

Layers / Merge / Merge Down

rename this layer: Constellation

set blend mode of the original layer "calguisvectordecor12110" (Raster 2) to: Overlay

09) activate top layer

open tube: calguisparfum7129.pspimage

Image / Resize: 70%

Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen

Edit / Copy
close tube again; we don't need it anymore
back to your picture

Edit / Paste / Paste as new layer

position it as shown below:

Layers / Duplicate

activate layer under it

Adjust / Blur / Gaussian Blur: 20

activate top layer again

10) open tube: Schriftzug.pspimage

Edit / Copy
close tube again; we don't need it anymore
back to your picture

Edit / Paste / Paste as new layer

position to your liking

don't forget your watermark!!!

11) activate layer: Constellation

Effects / Plugins / Alien Skin Xenofex 2 / Constellation:

Effects / Plugins / Nik Software / Color Efex Pro 3.0 Complete / Colorize:
colour: #ffc0ff

Edit / Copy Merged

open your Animation Shop

Edit / Paste / Paste as new animation

back to PSP

12) Edit / Undo Color Efex Pro 3.0 Complete

Edit / Undo Constellation

Effects / Plugins / Alien Skin Xenofex 2 / Constellation:
hit once on Random Seed

Effects / Plugins / Nik Software / Color Efex Pro 3.0 Complete / Colorize:
same settings

Edit / Copy Merged

back to your Animation Shop

Edit / Paste / After Current Frame

13) back to PSP

repeat step 12

Animation Shop:

File / Save as... *.gif

You are done!

 I hope you enjoyed doing this tutorial.

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Copyright tutorial: Sille
Copyright translation: Waldlichtelfe Sissy
Translation by Waldlichtelfe, January 16, 2010