The Four Elements

Materials:
Icicles_by_grawphyl
Element 1 till 4
FDS03 Frame 1
jet-icewoman-november-2007
hmo_time
mc662

Here ypu find the materials

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Don't pretend you created the tubes!!
I want to thank them for sharing the tubes.

Plug-ins:
Graphic Plus
Penta.com
Mura Meister
FM Tile Tools

Font:
Of choice

Let’s start:

1.
Open a new layer 600x500 pix transparent
Take the next colours:
Foreground colour: #c47d57
Background colour: #5f3a2d

2.
Layers – New layer
Selections – Select – Select All (CTRL A)

Activate Icicles_by_grawphyl
Copy and paste into selection
CTRL D

Layers – Duplicate this layer
Image – Mirror (CTRL M)

Change the opacity in the layers palette to 50%

3.
Layers  - Merge – Merge all layers

Effects – Plug-in – Mura Meister Copies:

Effects – FM Tile Tools – Blend Emboss:

4.
Layer – New layer
Change foreground into gradient:

Blur White

(When it’s not in your PSP I have send it with the zip)

Fill the empty layer white the gradient
Opacity on 50%

5.
Effects – Texture effects – Weave:

Activate FDS03 Frame 1:

Adjust – hue & saturation – Colorize:

Move the frame to the left corner below
(see image)
Layers – Duplicate this layer
Image – Mirror (CTRL M)
Move to the right corner below

6.
Activate the upper layer (copy)
Layers – Merge – Merge down

Lock the layer with the background and gradient

Select the first frame left with the magic wand
Activate element 1
Copy and paste into selection
CTRL D

7.
Select the second frame on the left with the magic wand
Activate element 2
Copy and paste into selection
CTRL D

Select the first frame from the right with the magic wand
Activate element 4
Copy and paste into selection
CTRL D

Select the second frame from the right ith the magic wand
Activate element 3
Copy and paste into selection
CTRL D

Unlock the 2 locked layers
Effects – 3d effects – Drop shadow:

8.
Activate layer 1 in the layers palette
(with the gradient)

Activate jet-icewoman-november-2007
Copy & paste as a new layer
Image – Resize:

Move the tube to the left side
Repeat the drop shadow
Blend mode on Luminance

9.
Activate raster 1 in the layers palette
Activate hmo_time
Copy and paste as a new layer
Image – Resize – Settings as in step 8

Move the tube as on the image
Opacity on 66%
Repeat the drop shadow

10.
Activate upper layer in Layers Palette
Activate mc662

Copy and paste as a new layer
Image – Resize with 75%

Place the tube in the upper right corner
Opacity 66% & blend mode on luminance

11.
Activate the layer with the frames
There are little lines:

Select them with the magic wand 1 for 1

Change the background colour into white
Fill the selection with the white colour

Effects – 3d Effects – Drop shadow:

CTRL D

12.
Activate the upper layer in the layers palette
Layer- New layer

Activate the text tool
Look for a nice font
Write the text “The Four Elements”
Or a line of yourself

Repeat the drop shadow of step 11

13.
Image – Border 15pix white
Change the foreground colour into:
#3d74a7
Background colour is light grey:
#c0c0c0

Change the foreground colour into gradient:

14.
Activate the magic wand
Select the white border
Fill with the gradient

Effects – plug-ins – Graphic plus Cross shadow
Default settings
Effects – plug-ins – Penta.com dotted cross:

Repeat the drop shadow
Repeat it again but H-1/V-1

15.
Image – Resize to 600pix
Place your watermark

Save as JPEG

This tutorial was written by PSP Karin at the 4th of april 2009
& translated on the 20th of may 2011



I only translated the tutorial.
All credits for this tutorial is voor PSP Karin.
You may NOT link these translations on forums, groups or clubs,
with out premmision of PSP Karin.
Do you want her premmision then go to her site.
I had the materials from her.
Don't pretent that these tutorials are yours!

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