The Playground



This lesson was written by Jille on August 25th 2011 in the Dutch version from PSP 3. The lesson can be made in lower versions as well
I followed my own idea, any resemblance with an existing lesson is a coincidence
Second Example made by SOLANGE

Filters
No filters used
Credits and material
Mask: maskcameron_plate2.jpg
Tube: DBK AA ModelC-145.pspimage
Tube: dbk building_006mist.pspimage
Accent: teksten_pijlen.pspimage
Font Bodoni Md Poster here
Download material here

Preparation
Open the mask in your program and minimize
Open the tubes and the accent in your program and minimize

Material

I took white for the foreground and c0c0c0 for the background
We will use #4d1300 as accent color

Material foreground - Prepare foreground-background gradient with these settings

The lesson

  1. File - New - New Image - Click right in the color box and choose the gradient
  2. Effects - Texture effects - Weave
  3. Adjust - Add/Remove Noise - Add noise
  4. Layers - New Raster layer
  5. Flood fill tool - fill with background color
  6. Effects - Texture effects - Blinds (color = #4d1300)
  7. Layer palette - Blend mode = Soft light
  8. Layers - New Raster layer
  9. Selections - Select all
  10. Make the tube dbk building_006mist actif
  11. Edit - Copy and close
  12. On your working area - Edit - Paste into selection
  13. Selections - Deselect all
  14. Layer palette - Opacity 44
  15. Layers - New Raster layer
  16. Material palette - replace gradient with white
  17. Flood fill tool - fill with white
  18. Effects - Geometric effects - Circle
  19. Edit - Repeat circle
  20. Effects - Image effects - Offset
  21. Layer palette - Blend mode = soft light
  22. Effects - Texture effects - Blinds (pay attention - different settings)
  23. Layers - Duplicate
  24. Image - Mirror
  25. Layers - New Raster layer
  26. Flood fill tool - Fill with white foreground color
  27. Effects - Geometric effects - Circle - same settings
  28. Edit - Repeat circle
  29. Effects - Image effects - Offset
  30. Layer palette - Blend mode = soft light
  31. Layers - Duplicate
  32. Effects - Image effects - Offset
  33. Layers - Merge - Merge down
  34. Selections - Select all
  35. Selections - float
  36. Selections - Defloat
  37. Layer palette - Make Raster 3 actif
  38. Layer palette -Promote selection to layer
  39. Layers - New Raster layer
  40. Selections - Modify - Select selection borders - with values shown below
    Inside and Anti-Alias checked; Border width = 2
  41. Flood fill tool - fill selection with white
  42. Selections - Deselect all
  43. Layer palette - top layer actif and
    Layers - New Raster layer
  44. Flood fill tool - fill with background color
  45. Layers - New Mask layer -From image
  46. Layers - Merge - Merge group
  47. Effects - Texture effects - Weave
  48. Effects - Edge effects - Enhance
  49. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow
  50. Layer palette - Blend mode = Luminance (legacy)
    Result
  51. Maximize tube DBK AA ModelC-145
  52. With tube layer actif - Edit - Copy and close
  53. On your working area - Edit - Paste as new layer
  54. Move tool - drag to the bottom
  55. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow
  56. Material palette - Switch colors - White = background color and foreground = closed
  57. Activate text tool with these settings

    and write Playground
  58. Click checkmark to apply
  59. Move if necessary
  60. Layer palette - Convert to raster layer
  61. Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow
  62. Open the tube teksten_pijlen
  63. Make de tube layer "Lange pijl" (long arrow) actif: Edit - Copy
  64. On your working area - Edit and paste as new layer
  65. Move tool - drag to the left
  66. Go back to the tube and select the second item
    I arrange the item like this
  67. Blend mode from the poem right = Soft light
  68. Material palette - Foreground color #4d1300 and background color (c0c0c0)
  69. Selections - Select all
  70. Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 5 pixels foreground color
  71. Selections - Invert
  72. Effects - 3D Effects - Inner bevel
  73. Selections - Select all
  74. Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 50 pixels background color
  75. Selections - Invert
  76. Effects - Texture effects - Blinds
  77. Selections - Deselect all
  78. Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2 pixels background color
  79. Image - Resize - 950 pixels width
  80. Add watermark
  81. File -Save as Give_a_name.jpg
    So we reached the end. I hope you enjoyed this lesson
    Hugs Jille