Alice going to Wonderland

This lesson was written by Jille in the Dutch version from PSP3 on March, the 12th, 2010. I followed my own ideas, any ressemblance with an existing lesson is merely a coincidence. This lesson can be made in others versions as well

Filters
Flaming Pear - Flood en Transline
Simple - Diamonds
Toadies - Living Sine
Alien Skin Impact 5 - Extrude
Mura Meister

Credits and Material: I used
- Background by Johanna - JHanna_177_bground.pspimage please visit her group
- A tube: alies 206-vrouwen-11022010.pspimage - tubed by Annelies
- A tube jen_vrouw 186_21-01-2010.pspimage - tubed by Jenny
Tubes download
Selection download
Fonts Princess Royal en Prints Charming

I thank the tubers for their beautiful material. This lesson would not exists without them

Preparation
Open the fonts and minimize
Extract the filters in your map Filters
Extract the selecti on in your map Selections
Preset Flood -put in a map of your choice
Open PSP
Put tubes and background in a map of your choice or open in the program and minimize.

Material
I took white for the foreground and a darker color for the background (#777d4d)

Change Foreground material into a Foreground-background gradient with these settings

The Lesson

  1. File - New - New Image - transparant checked
  2. Effects - Plugins - Mura Meister - Cloud
  3. On this layer -Selection Tool- Custom Selection
    Top 370 - left 0 under 600 - right 800
  4. Layer Palette - Promote selection to layer
  5. Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flood
    Click the red arrow to import my settings

  6. Selections - Invert
  7. Open background JHanna_177_bground.pspimage
  8. Edit - Copy
    Minimise - do not close - we need it later
  9. On your working area
    Layers - New Raster Layer
  10. Edit - Paste into Selection
  11. Selections - Select None
  12. Layer Palette - Blend Mode = Luminance (Legacy)
  13. Layers - Duplicate
  14. Layer Palette - Blend Mode = normal and opacity = 44
  15. Layers - New Raster Layer
  16. Selections - Load/save Selections- Load selection from Disk
  17. Flood fill Tool - fill the selection with the gradient
  18. Selections - Select None
  19. Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Transline
  20. Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> Filters Unlimited 2 - Toadies
  21. Layer Palette - Opacity 37
  22. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

    This is the result

  23. Image- Canvas size
  24. Layers - New Raster Layer
  25. Layer Palette - Arrange - Send to bottom
  26. Selections - Select all
  27. Maximise background JHanna_177_bground again
  28. Edit - Copy - Close
  29. On your working area - Edit - Paste into Selection
  30. Selection Tool -Cusom Selection
  31. Layer Palette - Promote Selection to layer
  32. Selections - Select None
  33. Layer Palette - Arrange - Bring to front
  34. Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Extrude
  35. Layer Palette - Send to bottom

    This is the result
  36. Layer Palette - Make the top layer active
  37. Open the tube alies 206-vrouwen-11022010 and make the tube layer active
  38. Edit - Copy - Close the tube
  39. On your working area - Edit - Paste as new Layer
  40. With the Move Tool - Move as shown below
  41. Layers - Duplicate
  42. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - radius 20
  43. Layer Palette - Arrange - Move down
  44. Activate the top layer
  45. Open the tube jen_vrouw 186_21-01-2010 and activate the tube layer
  46. Image - Resize - 50% - Smart Size
  47. Edit - Copy
  48. Close without saving
  49. On your working area -Edit - Paste as new layer
  50. With the Move Tool - Move to the right and to the bottom
  51. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow - Color = background color

  52. Preparation for the text - Material palette: Switch colors - White in the background and foreground color closed
  53. Activate Text Tool with these settings

    write Alice and click apply
  54. Layer Palette - convert to raster layer
  55. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow
  56. Activate Text Tool with these settings

    write going to and click apply
  57. Layer Palette - convert to raster layer
  58. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow - same settings
  59. Activate Text Tool with these settings

    and write Wonderland
  60. Layer Palette - convert to raster layer
  61. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow - same settings
  62. With the Move Tool - Arrange the text
  63. Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten)
  64. Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 5 pixels white
  65. Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 25 pixels other color
  66. Magic Wand Tool - Tolerance and feather = 0 - select this border
  67. Effects -Plugins - Simple - Diamonds
  68. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - radius 20
  69. Selections - Select None
  70. Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1 pixel black
  71. Add your watermark
  72. Image - Resize - Smart Size
  73. File - Save as - give_a_name.jpg

So this was it. I hope you enjoyed this lesson
Hugs
Jille