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This tutorial was made in PSP 8.1 but can be done in any version.
For this tutorial all you need is in the zip file which you can get Here
PLEASE NOTE, ALL LAYERS IN THE TUBE FILES ARE TURNED OFF.
Place the gradient in your gradient folder. Bring up the brush in PSP and go to File, Export, Custom Brush, give it a name and hit OK. You will also need the filter, Eye Candy 4000. Bring up the tubes in PSP and go to Layers view, view all.
Take this arrow with you to keep your place in this tutorial.
( 1 ) Open a new 800 x 490 transparent Image. Place your foreground on #000000 and your background on #90030A. In your foreground gradient find the beauty-with-a-fan gradient and set it to angle 45, repeats 1. In your backgound pattern find the pattern I supplied, angle 0, scale 100.
( 2 ) New layer. Flood fill with this gradient. Adjust Blur Gaussian blur set to 20.
( 3 ) New Layer, flood fill this layer with the pattern. Set the opacity to 20.
( 4 ) Go to the tube adb@beauty-with-fan, copy and paste as a new layer onto your image. Image resize and resize by 75%, all layers unchecked. Place her to the left.
( 5 ) Duplicate this layer and resize again by 80%, Image mirror. Lower the opacity of this layer to 50. Keep this layer on top.
( 6) Click on the layer below your mirrored image and with your preset shape tool set to rounded rectangle, antialias checked, create as vector checked, line style solid and width 4. Place your foreground pattern on a gold pattern, backgound nul and draw out a 345 x 485 shape. Convert to a raster layer. Place it so the lady on the right is nicely in the center of the frame.
( 7 ) With your magic wand click inside this frame, selections modify and expand by 2.
( 8 ) New layer, layers arrange move down and floodfill this selection with your gradient, same settings. Adjust blur, gaussian blur, same settings as before. Keep the selection.
( 9 ) Effects, eyecandy 4000 and use the glass preset at default only use the color white. Selections, select none.
( 10 ) Click back on your frame layer and merge down.
( 11 ) Effects, Geometric effects, perspective horizontal set to -40.
( 12) Click back on the top layer ( the mirrored lady) and merge down.
( 13 ) Effects 3 d effects, dropshadow with these settings. V 2, H 22, Opacity 100, Blur 1. Again with these settings. V 6 H -6, Opacity 45 Blur 10 and once again with V -6 H 0.
( 14 ) New Layer. Go to your brush and find the brush you saved at the beginning of this tutorial. With your foreground pattern set to the gold pattern you used earlier, stamp this brush toward the top of the image.
( 15 ) Duplicate this layer, image flip and put them together. layers merge down. Image Mirror. Slide this image to the very left and lower the opacity to 50.
( 16 ) Effects, 3d effects, dropshadow with these settings, V & H 1, Opacity 100, Blur 0. Duplicate and image mirror. On this duplicated image bring the opacity back to 70. Adjust sharpness, sharpen.
( 17 ) Layer merge, merge visible. Selections, select all, selections modify contract by 2, selections invert. Flood fill with your gold pattern. Selections, select none.
( 18 ) Switch your foreground, background colors. Image add borders 20, color #FFFFFF. Select this with your magic wand and floodfill with the gradient. Selections, select none.
( 19 ) Image add boders 2, color #FFFFFF. Select this with your magic wand and floodfill with the gold pattern. Selections, select none.
( 20 ) Resize your image to 800 x 490 aspect ratio unchecked, all layers checked.
( 21 ) Copy the tube beauty-with-a-fan-corner and paste as a new layer onto your image. Place it to the top left. ( see my image ) Adjust, sharpness, sharpen more. Merge layers visible. Place your name on it if you wish and you are finished.
I hope you have enjoyed this tutorial.
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