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Abstract Dancer

This Tutorial is based on an abstract painting which sold for thousands of dollars.

Filters Required:

Filters Unlimited 2.0 with Toadies pool I Imported

Impressionist

Italian Editor

Mura Meister's Copies

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

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Tubes Required:

Main Tube Female by Kikirou

elements

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 in your psp program and minimize.
Material Palette - Set foreground to #053e53 or a dark color from your tube,
background to color #588764 and then to pattern. Pattern psppeg_pattern_dancer.jpg

The Colors used in this tutorial

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To Create The Pattern

1)File - New Image - 760w x 560h, transparent

2)Brush Tool

3)Materials Palette - Select Two colors from your tube, set as foreground and background

4)Flood Fill with one of the colors, stamp once with the other color

5)Material Palette - Change both colors to two more colors in your tube

6)Stamp twice more

7)You Have now created your Pattern

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Lets Begin:

A)Background

1)File, New Image, 760w x 560h, transparent.
2)Selections - Select All
3)Maximize psppeg_pattern_dancer.jpg - Edit - Copy - Minimize - Edit - Paste - Into Selection
4)Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Distort - The Toad's Pool I. (Don't worry about the edges, it will change)
5)Selections - Select None
6)Layers - New Raster Layer
7)Selections - Load Selection - Load psppeg_ad.sel

8)Flood Fill with Foreground Color, Selections - Select None
9)Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow - minus 15, 14, 50, 15.00, Black
10)Layers - New Raster Layer
11)Selections - Load Selection - Load psppeg_ad1.sel
12)Flood Fill with Foreground Color, Selections - Select None
13)Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow - minus 15, 14, 50, 15.00, Black
14)Layers - Merge - Merge Visable
15)Effects - Plugins - Impressionist - Style: Select and change to Stamp: Sponge Daubs-Angled

B)Stage

1)Layers - New Raster Layer
2)Selections Tool - Custom Selection

3)Flood Fill with Pattern by Right Clicking mouse
4)Selections - Select None
5)Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow - Same Settings
6)Magic Wand - Tolerance 15, Mode: Add, Feather 0

7)Select All of the Squares shown below

8)Selections - Promote Selection to Layer
9)Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds

10)Selections - Select None
11)Layer Palette - Blend Mode: Dodge, Opacity: 70

C)Background Element 1

1)Layers - New Raster Layer
2)Selections Tool - Custom Selection

3)Flood Fill with Background Pattern
4)Selections - Modify - Contract - 10 pixels
5)Hit Delete Key
6)Selections - Select None
7)Layer Palette - Blend Mode: Screen, Opacity: 75
8)Layers - Duplicate
9)Image - Free Rotate - Right, 90 Degrees
10)Effects - Image Effects - Offset - Horizontal: 160, Vertical: 0, Transparent

D)Element Two
1)Selections Tool - Custom Selection

2)Layers - New Raster Layer
3)Flood Fill with Foreground Color
4)Selections - Modify - Contract - 4 pixels
5)Flood Fill with Pattern
6)Selections - Select none
7)Effects - Plugins - Italian Editor - Effetto Fantasma

8)Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance
9)Layers - Duplicate
10)Image - Free Rotate - Same Settings
11)Image - Resize - 80%, all layers unchecked
12)Effects - Image Effects - Offset - Horizontal: minus 170, Vertical: minus 325
13)Effects - Plugins - Mura Meisters Copies

E)Element Three

Layers - New Raster Layer
1)Selections Tool - Custom Selection

2)Flood Fill Foreground Color
3)Selections - Modify - Contract - 10 pixels
4)Flood Fill Pattern
5)Selections - Modify - Contract - 10 pixels
6)Hit Delete Key
7)Selections - Select None
8)Image - Free Rotate - Left, 45.00 Degrees
9)Layer Palette - Blend Mode: Dodge

F)Ring Layer
1)Layers - New Raster Layer
2)Selections - Load Selection - Load: psppeg_ad3.sel
3)Flood Fill with Foreground Color
4)Selections - Select None

G)Accent Layer
1)Maximize psppeg_accent1_dancer.psp - Edit - Copy - Close Image - Edit - Paste - As a New Layer
2)Mover Tool - Position as Shown Below

3)Edit - Paste - Paste As a New Layer
3)Mover Tool - Position in the center square of the stage as shown below

4)Effects - Plugins - Mura Meisters Copies - Same Settings
5)Edit - Paste - Paste As a New Layer
6)Mover Tool - Position in the upper right square

G)Accent Layer Two
1)Maximize psppeg_accent2_dancer.psp - Edit - Copy - Close Image - Edit - Paste - As a New Layer
2)Mover Tool - Position as Shown Below

G)Main Tube
1)Maximize kikirou1688_dancer - Edit - Copy - Edit Paste - As a New Layer.
2)Image - Resize - Resize 80%, all layers Unchecked
3)Effects - Offset - Horizontal: minus 150, Vertical: minus 10, transparent
4)Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow - Same Settings
5)Layers - Merge - Merge All

F)Framing
1)Image - Add Borders - Add a 2 pixel symmetric border in your Foreground Color
2)Image - Add Borders - Add a 30 pixel symmetric border in color #658b6d.
3)Magic Wand Tool - Same Settings - Select Last Border
4)Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Same Settings
5)Effects - 3D Effects - Cutout

6)Selections - Select None
7)Image - Add Borders - Add a 2 pixel symmetric border in your Foreground Color

K)Finalizing

1)Add your watermark
3)Add text
3)Layers - Merge - Merge All Flatten.

Your done.  

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