Katharsis



This lesson was written by Jille on June 21st 2011 in the Dutch version from PSP 3.
I followed my own idea, any resemblance with an existing lesson is a coincidence
Example 2 with tubes : tube MR Musicstyle

Filters
Transparency - Eliminate black
Vanderlee Unplugged X - Defocus
Nik Software - Color Effex Pro 3.0 complete
AP 01 [Innovations] - Lines - Silverlining
*Andrews 14 - Ripples in round sand*

Credits and material
Wordart: QB_WordArt_Dreams.pspimage
Tube: Yoka-Lady-GlassFacw18062011.pspimage
Text files: Text_Shelley and Katharsis
Masks: mask 02 and 12 from Adita
Download material here

Preparation
Install filters
Extract selection into your map selections
Open the program
Open the masks in your program and minimize!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Open the tubes in your program and minimize

Material

I took #ecd6d1 as foreground color and #6805cc as background color
Material foreground - Prepare a foreground - background gradient - linear - with these settings


The lesson

  1. File - New - New Image and choose the gradient (right mouse button)
  2. Layers - Duplicate
  3. Effects - Plugins - <IC Net Software> Filters Unlimited 2 -Andrews 14/Ripples in Round Sands
  4. Layers - New Mask layer - from Image and choose mask 02 van Adita
  5. Layers - Merge - Merge group
  6. Effects - Edge effects- Enhance
  7. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow
  8. Layers - New raster layer
  9. Selection tool- Custom selection with these values
  10. Edit - Copy special- Copy merged
  11. Edit - Paste into selection
  12. Layers - New raster layer!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  13. Selections - Modify - Select selection borders
  14. Flood fill tool - fill with the gradient
  15. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow
  16. Selections - Deselect all
  17. Layers - Merge - Merge down
  18. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow
  19. Open the text file Text_Shelley
  20. Edit - Copy - Close
  21. On your working area - Edit - Paste as new layer
  22. Move tool - drag to the right
  23. Open mask 12 van Adita
  24. Edit - Copy - Close
  25. On your working area - Edit - Paste as new layer
  26. Move tool - see example
  27. Selections - Select all
  28. Selections - float
  29. Selections - not float
  30. Effects - Plugins - Transparency - Eliminate black
  31. Selections - Deselect all
  32. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow
  33. Layer palette - Blend mode = Overlay
    Result
  34. Layers - New raster layer
  35. Selections - Load/save selection - load selection from disk and choose Katharsis1
  36. Flood fill tool - fill selection with background color
  37. Selections - Deselect all
  38. Effects - Reflection-Effects - feed back
  39. Effects - Plugins - Vanderlee Unplugged X - Defocus - Standard settings
  40. Image - Mirror
  41. Layers - Duplicate
  42. Image - Flip
  43. Layers - Merge - Merge down
  44. Effects - 3d Effects - Drop shadow color = background color
  45. Layer palette - Drag this layer down - he has to become the third layer at the bottom (see print screen)
  46. Layer palette - Make top layer actif
  47. Open the text tube QB_WordArt_Dreams
  48. Edit - Copy - Close
  49. On your working area - Edit - Paste as new layer
  50. Image - free rotate- 90° right
  51. Move tool - move to the right
  52. Image - Negative
  53. Adjust - Hue and saturation - Colorize
  54. Effects - 3d Effects - Drop shadow
  55. Layers - Duplicate
  56. Layers - Merge - Merge down
  57. Open the text file Text_Katharsis
  58. Edit - Copy - Close
  59. On your working area - Edit - Paste as new layer
  60. Move tool - drag a little higher
  61. Open the tube Yoka-Lady-GlassFacw18062011
  62. Edit - Copy - Close
  63. On your working area - Edit - Paste as new layer
  64. Image - Resize - 75% - Bicubic - Resize all layers - not checked
  65. Adjust - Sharpness - sharpen
  66. Move tool - move to the left
  67. Effects - 3d Effects - Drop shadow
  68. Layers - Merge - merge visible
  69. Effects - Plugins - Nik Software - Color Effex Pro 3.0 complete
    (select at the left side Bi-Color Filters and afterwards at the right Violet/Pink Color set 3 - see print screen)

    Result
  70. Selections - Select all
  71. Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 5 pixels Foreground color #ecd6d1
  72. Selections - Invert
  73. Effects - 3D Effects - Inner bevel
  74. Selections - Select all
  75. Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 50 pixels Foreground color #ecd6d1
  76. Selections -Invert
  77. Effects - 3D Effects - Cutout
  78. Effects - Plugins - AP 01 [Innovations] Lines - Silverlining
  79. Selections - Deselect all
  80. Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1 pixel black
  81. Add watermark
  82. File -Save as Give_a_name.jpg
    So we reached the end. I hope you enjoyed this lesson
    Jille