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Mother Nature


Filters Required:

Filter Factory Gallery A - Tunnel Tile and K - Magic 20

Alien Skin Xenoflex 2 - Shatter

Eye Candy 5 Impact - Perspective Shadow

Flaming Pear - Flood

Dragon Fly - Sinedots 2

Nik Software - Color Efex Pro 3.0

If you need a filter..select the linked image below and scroll down the page.

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Tubes Required:

Main Tube Female Tree by Kikirou

elements

Mask

The main tube was provided by kikirou with permission.
You can find kikirou's group below. The tubes are beautiful!

Many Thanks Kikirou!

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Materials

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Preparation:


Look thru the list of filters and make certain you have them.
Open all tubes and mask in your psp program and minimize.
Material Palette - Set foreground to #d1dea1 or a light color from your tube, background to #718448 or a darker color from your tube. Set Foreground to Gradient - Style Linear, Gradient Fading Foreground, Angle 0, Repeats 0, Invert checked.

Lets Begin:

A)Creating an Element

1)File, New Image, 800wx550h, transparent.
2)Flood fill with Gradient.
3)Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Xenofex2 - Shatter

4)Effects - Geometric Effects - Circle - Transparent selected.
5)Edit - Copy - Edit - Paste - Paste As a New Image
6)Image - Resize - Resize 80% - All Layers Unchecked
7)Minimize
8)Back to your 800x550p image.
9)Edit - Undo Circle - Edit - Undo Shatter

B)Background

1)Layers - Duplicate
2)Effects - Plugins _Filter Factory K - Magic 20 - Default
3)Layer Palette - Blend Mode: Soft Light, Opacity: 30.
4)Layers Merge - Merge Visable
5)Effects - Plugins _Filter Factory A - Tunnel Tile - Default
6)Layers - Duplicate
7)Layer Palette - Top Layer - Blend Mode: Multiply, Opacity 100
8)Maximize - The Element you created in step 1 - Edit - Copy - Close Image - Edit Paste - Paste As a New Layer.
9)Effects - Plugins - Filter Factory A - Tunnel Tile - Same Settings
10)Layer Palette - Blend Mode: Multiply.
11)Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flood

12)Layers - Merge - Merge Visable

C)Background Element 1

1)Layers - New Raster Layer
2)Effects - Plugins - Dragon Fly - Sinedots II

3)Layer Palette - Blend Mode: Dodge.

D)Elements
1)Maximize element1_psppegme.psp - Edit - Copy - Close image - Edit - Paste As a New Layer
2)Maximize element2_psppegme.psp - Edit - Copy - Close image - Edit - Paste As a New Layer

E)Ornament
1)Maximize element3_psppegme.psp - Edit - Copy - Close image - Edit - Paste As a New Layer
2)Mover Tool - Position Upper Right Side
3)Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Perspective Shadow - Settings Tab: Drop Shadow Blurry, Repeat.
4)Layer Palette - Blend Mode: Luminance Legacy

F)Framing
1)Layer Palette - Select Bottom Layer, the Background - Edit Copy - Edit Paste As a New Image - Minimize, you will use this shortly.
2)Layers - Merge - Merge All
3)Image - Add Borders - Add a 1 pixel symmetric border in your light color #d1dea1.
4)Layers - Promote Background to Layer
5)Image - Resize - Resize to 75% - All Layers Unchecked
6)Layers - New Raster Layer
7)Layers - Arrange - Send to Bottom
8)Flood Fill Black
9)Layers - New Raster Layer - Flood Fill with #d1dea1
10)Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - Select maskcameron_esfera6, Source Luminance checked All Layers Unchecked

11)Layers - Merge - Merge Group
12)Selections - Select All - Select Float
13)Maximize the Background you saved - Edit - Copy - Close - Edit - Paste - Into Selection
14)Layer Palette - Opacity: 75.
15)Selections - Select None.

G)Main Tube
1)Maximize kikirou1031_dryade - Edit - Copy Layer Calque 0 - Edit Paste - As a New Layer.
2)Image - Resize - Resize 90%, all layers Unchecked
3)Mover Tool - Position to the left
4)Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Perspective Shadow - Same Settings.
5)Maximize kikirou1031_dryade - Edit - Copy Layer Raster 1 - Close Tube - Edit Paste - As a New Layer
6)Mover Tool - Position branch over her chest growing out of her arm.
7)Selection Tool - Freehand Selection - Feather 0, Point to Point select a branch
8)Selections - Promote Selection to Layer
9)Selections - Select None
10)Image - Mirror - move right to the side

H)Adding More Color (Optional)
1)Layer Palette - Select Group - Raster 3
2)Effects - Plugins - Nik Software - Color Effects Pro 3.0 - Bi-Color Filters

Repeat same Color Effect on Layer Raster 1

J)Adding Additional Elements
1)Layer Palette - Select Layer Group - Raster 3
1)Maximize element1_psppegme.psp - Edit - Copy - Close image - Edit - Paste As a New Layer
3)Layer Palette - Blend Mode: Screen, Opacity: 83.

K)Finalizing

1)Image - Add Borders - Add a 2 Pixel Symmetric Border in color #d1dea1
2)Add your watermark
3)Add text
3)Layers - Merge - Merge All Flatten.

Your done.  

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