Dancing Dervish


This lesson was written by Jille on Tuesday, October 27, 2009 in the English version of PSP XII.

Credits
To design this tag I used a tube from Patries.
The tube is for personal use only. Please do not share it in any group.

I downloaded the texture here . It is due to copyright read the TOU here
My thanks for the lovely material, this picture would not exist without it.

Supplies

You will need: 1 tube and 1 texture.
You can download the supplies here
You will need 2 Filters

  • FM Tile Tools Blend Emboss here
  • Vanderlee UnPluggedX here

Preparation

Install the filters in your filter map.
Open your PSP program after installation and open the texture (Stock_photo_DSC_0089) and the tube (1patries_ds54-slowdance2-emine_mira_hunter-18-10-09.pspimage) in your program. Minimize them.

 Materials :

  • Foreground color: #ffffff
    Background color: #4e4e4e
  • Foreground Properties : Change your foreground color into the gradient Grey (standard in PSP XII) with these settings


The lesson

Step 1

File New New Image: transparent checked
Activate your Flood Fill Tool: flood fill the layer with the gradient

Step 2

Layers New Raster Layer
Activate your Selection Tool: Custom Selection


with following values



Step 3
Open the texture Stock_photo_DSC_0089 and maximize.
Edit Copy.
You may close the texture.
Return to your working area.
Edit Paste Into Selection
Selections : Select None.

Step 4
Effects: Plug-in FM TileTools Blend Emboss

Effects Edge Effects Enhance More.
Layer Palette Lower the opacity of this layer to 66
Layer Palette: change blend mode to Luminance (Legacy)

Step 5
Effects Plug-in Vanderlee UnpluggedX Defocus


Effects 3D Effects Drop Shadow
Repeat this shadow with Vertical and Horizontal Offset = -4

Step 6
Effects Distortion Effects twirl - with these settings


Move to the right, see example


Layers Duplicate
Image Mirror
Move the layer till it looks like the example below


Layers Merge Merge Down
Place the merged layer in the middle of your image


This is the result


Step 7
Open the tube 1patries_ds54-slowdance2-emine_mira_hunter-18-10-09 and maximize
Edit Copy
You may close this tube
Back to your working area
Edit Paste As New Layer
Effects 3D Effects Drop Shadow


Add your watermark
Layers Merge Merge All (Flatten)

Step 8
Image Add Borders symmetric checked - 1 pixel with the background colour (click your right mouse button to use that color)
Selections Select All
Image Add Borders symmetric checked - 30 pixel with the white foreground colour
Activate your Flood Fill Tool flood fill the selection with your gradient
The selection stays active

Step 9
Effects 3D Effects Cutout


and repeat


Selections Select None
Image Add Borders - symmetric checked - 1 pixel with the background colour

Step 10
File Save as give-it-a-name.jpeg

So we are done. I hope you enjoyed this lesson

Hugs

Jille

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