Ki-An

::: Update: 26 October, 2019 18:15 :::

INFO


This lesson was written by Ann on July 9th 2011in the Dutch version from PSP X3
Copyrightę2011 - website: tdstudio - guestbook -
Any resemblance with an existing lesson is merely a coincidence.
Lessons translated in English by Jille.
Lorna translates in French
Bhyma Web (Maria) translates in Spanish.
Marion translates in German.

TD-studio uses often tubes from Kitty & Annelies with permission
Visit their tube group here: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/A-and-K-Tubes-Unlimited/


::: level 2 - Items: 64 :::


  • Material:

      • 5 pspimage files: "@nn_080711_Kian_Accent_tdstudio.pspimage" "@nn_080711_Kian_ChineseTekst_tdstudio.pspimage" "@nn_080711_Kian_Cirkel_tdstudio.pspimage" "@nn_080711_Kian_Letters_K-A_tdstudio.pspimage" "@nn_080711_Kian_MistedImage_tdstudio.pspimage"
        -- open in your PSP program

      • 1 font: Geisha.ttf
        -- install on the C-drive

      • 3 picture tubes: "@nn_080711_KiAn_strik_1_tdstudio.PspTube" "@nn_080711_KiAn_strik_2_tdstudio.PspTube" "@nn_080711_KiAn_Geisha_tdstudio.PspTube"
        -- extract to: C:\Users\ YourName\Documents\My PSP-files\ Picture tubes

      • 3 Picture frames: info: you need only one (explanation in the lesson).
        "@nn_090711_KiAn_frame1_tdstudio.PspFrame" "@nn_090711_KiAn_frame_grey_tdstudio.PspFrame" "@nn_090711_KiAn_frame_tdstudio.PspFrame"
        -- C:\Users\ YourName\Documents\My PSP-files\ Picture frames

      • 3 brushes: "@nn_080711_brushes_KiAn_003_tdstudio.PspBrush" "@nn_080711_brushes_KiAn_001_tdstudio.PspBrush" "@nn_080711_brushes_KiAn_002_tdstudio.PspBrush"
        -- C:\Users\ YourName\Documents\My PSP-files\ Brushes

      • 1 mask: @nn_080711_mask_KiAn_tdstudio.jpg
        -- open in your PSP program and minimize

      • Preset EC 5: Impact - Persp. shadow: @nn_080711_KiAn_EC5_PS_1.f1s
        -- Click twice for an automatic installation:
        C:\Alien Skin\Eye Candy 5 Impact\Settings\Shadow

        DOWNLOAD MATERIAL

  • 5 Filters:
      • Flaming Pear (Make Cube Tile) (choose for FREE PLUGINS)
      • Unlimited 2.0
      • Toadies (import in unlimited 2.0)
      • Mura's Meister - Copies
      • Mura's Meister - Persp. Tiling

        Install these filters.

  • Preparation
    Light color for the foreground #ffffc0, a darker one (in the same hue) for the background #ffe75a
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    Prepare a foreground-background gradient with these settings:
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    This is how we start the lesson :
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    Feel free to change the opacity and blend mode from the layers if you work with different colors. You can colorize if necessary


    The lesson

  1. File - New - New image and choose the gradient (click with the right mouse button) :
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  2. Effects - Plugins Flaming Pear - Make Cube Tile
  3. Effects - geometric Effects - skew:
    Color: #913319
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  4. Effects - Plugins Unlimited 2.0 - Toadies - What are you:
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  5. Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance more
  6. Effects - Image Effects - Seamless tiling:
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    Result:
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  7. Layers - duplicate
  8. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur radius: 25
  9. Selections - select all
  10. Selections - Modify - Select selection borders:
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  11. DELETE on your keyboard
  12. Selections - Deselect all
  13. Effects - Distortion Effects - polar coordinates:
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    Result:
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  14. Layer palette - decrease opacity to 50%
  15. Window duplicate, minimize copy and proceed with the original
  16. Activate this file now: @nn_080711_Kian_ChineseTekst_tdstudio.pspimage
    Edit - copy
    Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area
  17. Effects - Plugins - Mura's Meister - Copies:
    Color black
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  18. Effects - Plugins - Mura's Meister - Perspective tiling:
    Color black
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  19. Layer palette, blend mode soft light:
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  20. Change foreground color into solid white
    Layers - new raster layer
  21. Activate Brush tool and select: @nn_080711_brushes_KiAn_001_tdstudio
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  22. Place brush as follows (brush is slightly outside the canvas) use white foreground color:
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  23. Layer palette, opacity = 25%, blend mode : dodge:
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  24. Layers - new raster layer
  25. Activate Brush tool and select my second brush: @nn_080711_brushes_KiAn_001_tdstudio
    Place brush see example:
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  26. Layer palette, decrease opacity to 25%, Blend mode: dodge
    Result:
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  27. Change foreground color to solid black
  28. Layers - new raster layer
  29. Flood fill with black (obligated - it gives the best result)
  30. Layers - new mask layer- select my mask:
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  31. Layers - Merge - Merge group
  32. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:
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    Result:
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  33. Activate this file now: @nn_080711_Kian_Cirkel_tdstudio.pspimage
    Edit - copy
    Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area (do not touch !)
  34. Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Perspective Shadow tab settings, choose my preset: 23
    Result:
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  35. Activate this file now: @nn_080711_Kian_MistedImage_tdstudio.pspimage
    Edit - copy
    Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area and move if necessary:
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  36. Layers - Arrange- Move down
  37. Layer palette - Activate top layer
  38. Activate this file now: @nn_080711_Kian_Accent_tdstudio.pspimage
    Edit - copy
    Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area and move a little
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  39. Layers - duplicate
  40. Image - mirror
  41. Image - flip and move a little:
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  42. Change foreground color to white
  43. Layers - new raster layer
  44. Activate Brush tool and select my 3rd brush: @nn_080711_brushes_KiAn_003_tdstudio
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    Place brush as follows:
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  45. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:
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  46. Activate the layer palette and change blend mode to soft light
  47. Layers - new raster layer
  48. Activate Picture tube and choose my file: @nn_080711_KiAn_Geisha_tdstudio
    How do I make this?, see my lesson: Studio 54
    (just rotate 45░ you might consider giving it a Glass-effect (Filter EC5 - Impact)
    Place see example:
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  49. Activate Picture tube tool and select file: @nn_080711_KiAn_strik_1_tdstudio
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    How do I make a bowl? I explained in these two lessons:
    Xanthe and Noa - here
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    Place the bow here on a new raster layer.
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  50. Picture tube again for the second bow and place twice on a new layer:
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  51. Change colors : Close foreground color, background color = Black:
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  52. Text tool with these settings:
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    Type small letter f (undercast)
    Click the check mark to apply (psp x3 users).
  53. Layers - convert to raster layer
  54. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:
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  55. Move to a nice place , I put it here:
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  56. Layers - duplicate and move again:
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  57. Activate this file now: @nn_080711_Kian_Letters_K-A_tdstudio.pspimage
    Edit - copy
    Edit - Paste as new layer on your working area and move:
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  58. Layers - Merge - Merge all (flatten)
  59. Image - Picture frame and choose one out of the three, I add a grey one, if you use different colors you can colorize this one
    I chose "KiAn_frame1" :
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  60. Activate your minimized image
  61. Layers - Merge - Merge all (flatten)
  62. Effects - Image effects - Seamless tiling:
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  63. So we are done - save both as a JPG.
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