This tutorial is my own creation and any resemblance to any other tutorial, is purely coincidental.
Please do not copy as use as your own work
This tutorial is written using PSP 9 but it can also be done in other versions
Animation Shop I will refer to this as AS
Filter Mura's Meister Copies
Filter Xero Porcelain
Filter Alien Skin Xenofex Consultation
Tube of choice- I using the work of Barbara Jensen.
This is one of her new tubes, please do not use with out a licence, you get get her fab tubes at her site here http://www.barbarajensentubes.com/
My Mask. forum mask 1 here http://pspbymarj.weebly.com/masks.html
save and put into your masks in your PSP, or a favourite one
Drop Shadow I used was H & V 4 Opacity 50 Blur 5
Font of choice I used
Remember to save often
Open a image 600 x 300 copy and paste your tube, resizing it by 80%,
apply MuRa Copies Wall Paper Rotate, play with the number as you want it to cover the whole of your image,
I did 20 still working on this layer Adjust Gaussian Blur Radius 10,
repeat Gaussian Blur, name this background
New raster layer fill with a colour from your tube if you use the same one as me
I used #256078, name this line,
find the mask you want to use, and apply, see my tag for ref:, merge group.
Copy and paste your tube, again resize it but this time by 60%,
Adjust Sharpen, move to the right hand side,
apply Xero Porcelain Softness 50, Strength 128, Brightness 128, Red Green and Blue channel 0.
give it a drop shadow, crop your image at this stage, duplicate.
Image mirror and apply blend mode soft light.
At this stage Shift and D this is for your AV, close for now
Add your copyright and name
Open up your AS, active your lines layer,
apply Alien Skin Zenofex Constellation shot 1 copy merge and take over to AS,
back to PSP undo the Constellation apply again but hit the random button,
copy and merge take over to AS, copy paste after current image,
Edit Select all Frame Properties I did 80, if happy save