Plummy


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Made in PSP 9, no outside filters needed.

You need 2 tubes, supplied (attached) Tubes by Jet, used with permission.

Download Supplies Here

Open a new transparent image 600x500

In the materials palette -

set your foreground to #8f5c7b

and your background to #b69fa9

Then click on gradient, choose foreground/background in the dropdown menu

Settings -

Angle 135
Repeats 3
Invert unchecked
Floodfill your layer with the gradient

Effects, Texture Effects, Texture, - Fur02

Size 94%
Smoothness 0
Depth 2
Ambience 0
Shininess 0
Angle 315
Intensity 43
Elevation 36
Color White
OK
Click on your tube, edit, copy

On your working image, edit, paste as a new layer.

Layers, Duplicate.

Close the duplicate

Click on your original tube layer

Adjust, Blur, Radial Blur

Settings

Blur Type - Spin
Strength 50
Elliptical - checked
Horizontal Offset 30
Vertical Offset 0
Protect center 0
Click OK

Effects, Edge Effects, Enhance

Effects, Geometric Effects, Skew

Settings -

Skew Direction - Vertical
Skew Angle 45
Edge Mode - Transparent
Ok

Repeat Skew

With the mover tool move to the left until the top left of the skew image reaches the left corner

Layers Duplicate

Image Mirror

Layers, Merge Down

Effects, Texture Effects, Texture, Fur 02 as before

Open the tube layer

Image resize, 70%, Bicubic, all layers unchecked

Adjust, Sharpness, Sharpen

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow -10, -10, 41, Blur 21.74, Colour #654a5e

Layers, Merge Visible

Image Resize, 85%, bicubic, all layers unchecked

Layers, New raster layer

Arrange, send to bottom

Floodfill with gradient

Effects, Texture Effects, Tiles

Settings -

Tile Shape - Square
Tile Angularity 0
Tile Size 11
Border Size 2
Smoothness 100
Depth 4
Ambience 0
Shininess 0
Angle 315
Intensity 50
Elevation 30
Color White
OK

With your magic wand, Tolerance 0, Mode Add(shift) Match Mode RGB Value

Click in the black tile borders and this will select all the black tile borders

Border Select

Floodfill with the gradient

Adjust, Add/Remove Noise - Add noise 80% Gaussian, Monochrome checked

3D Effects, Drop Shadow 1, 1, 100, 1, Color #654a5e

Click on your top layer (merged)

Selections, Select all, Float

3D Effects, Cutout

10, 10, 100, 10 color #404040

Repeat using -10, -10

Select None

Layers, Merge Visible

Image, Canvas Size, 650, 550 click on the centre diamond

With the magic wand, click in the transparent space

Floodfill with the gradient

3D Effects, Drop Shadow, same drop shadow as before, repeat using -1, -1

Click on your floral tube, Image resize, 50% bicubic, all layers unchecked

Image, rotate, free rotate, 155, left, free, nothing else checked

Move into position on the top right corner.

Adjust, Sharpness, sharpen more

3D Effects, Drop Shadow, 3, 3, 25, Blur 7.25, colour #654a5e

Layers, duplicate

Image Mirror

With the mover tool, move to the bottom left hand corner

Image, add borders, 2, symmetric, colour #754e56

And that's it, save as a jpg

Tutorial written by Annesska - 15 June 2007

Thanks to Silvia for testing.


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