On the Boulevard





on the boulevard

This tutorial is my own design and any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
It was created in Paint Shop Pro V8 but should be suitable for all versions.
© 2009 - Yvonne - Yorkshire Lass Designs - All Rights Reserved
~ Revised January 2012 ~

You will need the following to complete this tutorial:

Tubes
Tube3357_Sonnenuntergang_22_10_0_.psp
On the Boulevard_LR_10-20-09.psp
Lovely in Linen_LR-10-10-09.psp
site_divers_1220639787_divers.pspimage

The above can be downloaded here
download supplies
Extract to a file on your computer, then open all tubes in PSP and minimise

Plug Ins
Eye Candy 3.1 (Perspective Shadow)
Eye Candy 4000 (Corona)
Filters Unlimited (Paper Textures, Canvas, fine)

Available here
http://www.chezkiki.com/les_filtres.htm
Download and extract to your Plugins folder

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Drag this arrow with you to mark your place in the tutorial



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STEP 1

Open a new canvas 700 x 500 pixels transparent.
In the Materials Palette set your Foreground to Red #bd3d25
and your Background to Red-Brown #5e0002

Change the Foreground Style to Gradient
Style = Linear

gradient setting

Flood fill canvas with the gradient

STEP 2

Layers >> New Raster Layer
Selections >> Select All

STEP 3

Maximise Tube3357_Sonnenuntergang_22_10_0_.psd
Edit >> Copy
Minimse tube
Edit >> Paste >> Paste into Selection
In the layer palette change the blend mode to Luminance (Legacy)
Selections >> Select None
Move to top

This is what you should have now

progress shot

STEP 4

Maximise tube On the Boulevard_LR_10-10-09.psp
Edit >> Copy
Minimise tube
Edit >> Paste >> Paste as New Layer
Image >> Resize 72%
Resize all layers unchecked
Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen

With the Move Tool move up slightly so that the bottom of the tube is at 400

progress shot

STEP 5

In the layer palette change the blend mode to Multiply

Effects >> Plug Ins >> Eye Candy 4000 >> Corona
Colour=#5E0002

eyecandy 4000 screenshot

This is what you should have now

progress shot

STEP 6

Maximise tube Lovely in Linen_LR-10-10-09.psp
Edit >> Copy
Minimise tube
Edit >> Paste >> Paste as New Layer
Image >> Resize 65%
Resize all layers unchecked
Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen
Image >> Mirror
Position to the left (refer to finished image for placement)

STEP 7

Effects >> Plug Ins >> Eye Candy 3.1 >> Perspective Shadow

perspective shadow

STEP 8

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow

drop shadow

Repeat Drop Shadow changing Vertical and Horizontal Offsets to minus 1 (-1)

STEP 9

Maximise tube site_divers_1220639787_divers
Edit >> Copy
Minimise tube
Edit >> Paste >> Paste as New Layer
Move to the right (refer to finished image for placement)

STEP 10

Effects >> Edge Effects >> Enhance More
Edit >> Repeat Enhance Edges More
In the layer palette reduce opacity to 70%

Layers >> Merge >> Merge All (Flatten)

STEP 11

Image >> Add Borders

border setting

STEP 12

With the Magic Wand select the 5 pixel border
PSP9 and up users check CONTIGUOUS

magic wand setting

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Inner Bevel

inner bevel settings

Selections >> Select None

STEP 13

Image >> Add Borders

border setting

STEP 14

With the Magic Wand (same settings as STEP 12) select the 5 pixel border

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Inner Bevel

Same settings as in STEP 12

Selections >> Select None

STEP 15

Image >> Add Borders

border setting

STEP16

With the Magic Wand (same settings as STEP 12) select the 5 pixel border

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Inner Bevel

Same settings as in STEP 12

Selections >> Select None

STEP 17

Image >> Add Borders

border setting

STEP 18

With the Magic Wand (same settings as STEP 12) select the 80 pixel border

Effects >> Plug Ins >> Filters Unlimited 2.0 >> Paper Textures >> Canvas, Fine
with the following settings

Filters Unlimited setting

Effects >> Edge Effects >> Enhance More
Selections >> Select None

STEP 19

Image >> Add Borders

border setting

STEP 20

With the Magic Wand (same settings as STEP 12) select the 5 pixel border

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Inner Bevel

Same settings as in STEP 12

Selections >> Select None

STEP 21

Add your name and/or watermark
Resize if desired and save as a jpg



I hope you enjoyed this tutorial!



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