Autumn Lady

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This was made in PSPX.

Filters needed - Greg's Factory Output Vol II - Pool Shadow

You also need, tube, (the one I used with permission from Jet) my mask, both included in supplies. Font of your choice, I used Ibleum. Supplies Here

Open tube and mask in PSP

Open a new transparent image 600x500

Floodfill with #8a5436

Effects, Plug Ins, Greg's Factory Output Vol II - Pool Shadow - Default Settings

Effects, Distortion Effects, Displacement map, In the dropdown menu select - wet fall leaves

Settings below


Effects, Edge Effects, Enhance

Effects, Plug Ins, pool shadow as before

Layers, duplicate

Change blend mode to multiply

Layers, new raster layer, floodfill with #8a5436

Layers, new mask layer from image

From the dropdown menu select annesska-floral mask

Source luminance checked

Layers, merge group

Effects, Plug Ins, pool shadow, as before

Effects, Edge Effects, enhance more

Effects, 3D Effects, drop shadow v 5, h 5, Opacity 100, Blur 7, Colour - Black

Change blend mode to Luminance L

Layers, duplicate

Effects, Plug Ins, Pool shadow as before

In the layer palette, lower opacity to 65

Layers, duplicate

Effects, Edge Effects, Enhance

Click on the tube jet-mistedwoman-juli-2008.pspimage, edit, copy

On your main image, edit, paste as a new layer

Adjust, Blur, Gaussian blur 15

Effects, Plug Ins, Pool shadow as before

Repeat pool shadow, in the layer palette, change blend mode to hard light

Edit, paste as a new layer

Lower the opacity to 90


Layers merge visible

Edit, copy

Image resize 85%, all layers unchecked

With magic wand, select the transparent space

Edit, paste into selection

Effects, Reflection Effects, kaleidoscope

Settings below


Adjust, Sharpen, Sharpen more

Layer, New raster Layer

Selections, Invert

Floodfill with #8a5436

Selections, Modify, Contract 4

Hit delete on your keyboard

Selections, Invert, Effects, Edge Effects, Enhance

Selections, Select none

Selections, Select all, Selections, contract 4

Selections, Invert, Floodfill with #8a5436

Effects, Edge Effects, enhance

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, as before

Repeat Drop Shadow using -5, -5

Selections, Select none

Text tool, Font of your choice, I used Ibleum, Foreground colour null, background colour #c9802d, Create as vector, size 72

Type text, move into position, see completed image

Layers, Convert to raster layer

Effects, 3D Effects, Inner Bevel, settings below


Layers, merge all. Resize if you wish.

Save as a jpg

Tutorial written by Annesska - 4 October 2008

Thanks to Silvia for testing

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February 2008