A la claire Fontaine


This lesson was written by Jille on September 21 2010 in the Dutch version from PSP 13. The lesson can be made in other versions as well.
I followed my own ideas, any resemblance with an existing lesson is a coincidence
tradotto in Italiano da Pinuccia. Grazie

Credits and Material
anna.pspimage
anna_luz-e-transparencia.pspimage
Brush - Claire_fontaine
ivy_perspective2.msk
Font Burgues Script
Poem added
see website

I thank the tubers and the designer from the images for all the nice material
Download here

Filters
<IC Net Software> Filters Unlimited 2 (Render - Plasma)

Filter pages

Install the filter
Extract the selections in the map Selections
Extract the mask in the map Masks
Minimize the font
Open the PSP program
Import brush in your map with brushes
Open tubes and images in the program and minimize

Materials
I took #fffebe as foreground color and #75840C as background color

Change Foreground color into FG-BG gradient with these settings


The lesson

  1. File - New - New image transparent checked
  2. Flood fill with the gradient
  3. Adjust - Blur - Radial blur - Radius 30
  4. Adjust - Blur - Radial blur

  5. Layers - Duplicate
  6. Effects - Plugins - <IC Net Software> Filters Unlimited 2 - Render - Plasma - choose gradient - the settings are standard


  7. Layer Palette -Blend mode = Soft light
  8. On the same layer- Selections - Select all
  9. Open the tube Anna
  10. With tube layer active
    Edit - Copy - Close
  11. On your working area -Edit - Paste into selection
  12. Selections - Deselect all
    Result

  13. Make a copy with Shift D (we will need it later)
  14. Continue with the original
    Open the tube anna_luz-e-transparencia.pspimage
  15. Edit - Copy - do not close
  16. On your working area - Edit - Paste as new layer
  17. Effects - Image effects- Offset
  18. Layer Palette -Blend mode = hard light and opacity 50
    Result

  19. Layers - New Raster layer
  20. Material palette - Replace gradient by light color
  21. Selections - load/save selection - load selection from disk and load

  22. Flood fill tool - fill with the light foreground color
  23. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow
  24. Selections - Deselect all
  25. Layers - Merge - merge all (flatten)
  26. Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2 pixels background color
  27. Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2 pixels foreground color
  28. Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2 pixels background color
  29. Image - Resize - 70% - Smart size-Resize all layers not checked
  30. Edit - Copy !!!!!!!!
  31. Activate the copy made at item 13
  32. Effects - Art Media Effects- Brush Strokes
  33. And repeat once more (Ctrl+Y on keyboard)
  34. Layers - Merge - merge visible
  35. Layers - New Raster layer
  36. Flood fill tool - fill with foreground color
  37. Layers- Load/save Mask- Load mask from disk and choose
  38. Layers - merge - merge group
  39. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow
  40. Layer Palette -Blend mode = Soft light
  41. Layers - Merge - merge visible
  42. Edit - Paste as new layer (see item 31 where you copied your work)
  43. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow - same settings
  44. Activate this tube again
  45. Edit - Copy and close
  46. On your working area -Edit - Copy as new layer
  47. Image - Resize 88% - Resize all layers not checked
  48. Move tool - Move to the left
  49. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow - same settings

  50. Activate Text tool- with these settings

    With the cursor on top I wrote A la claire fontaine
  51. Click check mark for Apply
  52. Move if necessary
  53. Layer Palette - convert to raster layer
  54. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow
  55. Effects - Reflection-effects - Feedback

  56. Activate Brush tool with these settings

    Stamp the brush Claire_fontaine on your working area with the foreground color
  57. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

  58. Layers - Merge - merge all (flatten)
  59. Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2 pixels background color
  60. Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2 pixels foreground color
  61. Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2 pixels background color
  62. Selections - Select all
  63. Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 20 pixels foreground color
  64. Selections - Invert
  65. Effects - Reflection-effects - Kaleidoscope
  66. Effects - Art Media Effects- Brush Strokes - same settings
  67. Effects - 3D Effects - Inner bevel
  68. Selections - Deselect all
  69. Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2 pixels background color
  70. Add Watermark
  71. File - Save As- Give_a_name.jpg

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