Relaxed Girl

Daty, herzlichen Dank für deine Erlaubnis, dass ich deine Tutorial übersetzen darf.
Daty, thank you very much for your permission that I may translate your tutorials.
This tutorial was made in PSP 9, but can also be made in the other versions.


Click on the flowerpin and take it with you, so you know where you are :-)

Here you can get the materials.

There is in: Pattern, Font and Tubes.

Jnw Tubes and Kolejo, thank you so much for your beautiful tubes.

You can get the plugin FM Tile Tools here.

If you have placed everything in it's folder, you can start :-)


1. Open a new transparent image of 500 x 400 pixels.

Set your foreground color to #25120d - your background color to #7b4032

Set your foreground to gradient "Foreground-background" - with these settings:

Flood fill your image with this gradient.

2. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - 20.

Adjust - Add/remove noise - Add noise - with these settings:

3. Copy the tube "Zapfen".

Past as a new layer on your working image.

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Fload.

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill the selection with gold pattern "art_gold".

Selections - Select none.

You can now delete or close the middle layer, you don't need it anymore.

4. Copy the tube "LD-veren-agr".

Past as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Rotate - Free rotate - with these settings:

Image - Resize - 130%.

Set the opacity of this layer to 22%.

It must be over the golden "Zapfen".

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Effects - Plugins - FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss - default settings - repeat 1x.

5. Layers - New raster layer.

Click on your Selection tool - Rectangle.

Custom selection:

with these settings:

6. Flood fill the selection with the gold pattern.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 pixel.

Flood fill with your gradient.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 pixel.

Repeat this until you have 4 golden lines.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 pixel.

Hit the delete button.

Selections - Select none.

Activate your Distortion tool - pull it in width, until you can't see the lines left and right.

7. Copy the tube "BlackHatandTie-jnw".

Past as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 80%.

Image - Mirror.

Layers - Duplicate.

Activate the bottom one of this.

Effects - Texture effects - Mosaic-glass - with these settings:

If there are traces of it at the top and the bottom of the edges, erase it carefully.

8. Activate the top layer (layer of the woman).

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow - with these settings:

Repeat with vert and hor to -2 (minus 2).

9. Activate your Pen tool - Line style to Point - Width at 7.

Set your foreground to the gold pattern.

Pull on top of the free part a horizontal line.

Layers - Convert to raster layer.

Layers - Duplicate - repeat 1x - see image below:

Layers - Merge - Merge down - repeat 1x.

Layers - Duplicate.

Image - Flip.

10. Activate your Text tool - font "Battlestar" - Stroke 1,7 - Size 30.

Set your foreground to the gold pattern - your background to gradient.

Type your text.

Layers - Convert to raster layer.

Place the text on the dotted lines and erase carefully the points under the text.

11. If you want the same border round your image as around the woman, add a new layer and repeat step 6.

Add your watermark or name and you're done :-)

I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)


© by Daty

Translated by Zial on March 25, 2011