Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Gemstone Beauty

***Gemstone Beauty By JackieBeth, written on February 9, 2011***
***save as you go along***
***add drop shadows and resize/recolor when you see fit***

Items Needed

Paint Shop Pro/version PSPX was used to create this tutorial
tube/image of choice
Artist I Used: Ismael Rac
you MUST purchase a license at his store HERE to use his work
font of choice/font used in this tutorial: "Amplia"
filter Xero/Radiance
filter Mura Meister/Copies
filter VM Distortion/Radiator
filter Eye Candy 5/Impact/Glass
filter DSB Flux/Bright Noise
filter AAA Frame/Foto Frame


open a blank transparent canvas size 550 by 250

copy and paste tube of choice to canvas
apply filter Xero/Radiance:
strangeness 235
charm 73
truth 114
beauty 220

place tube to left side of canvas
duplicate tube
select bottom tube layer

horizontal offset 37
vertical offset -72
rotation angle 202
scale factor -50
number of petals 18
number of orbits 3
radial suction 21
color, choose a dark color of choice

add a new raster layer
move to bottom of layer palette
flood fill layer with solid color
apply filter DSB Flux/Bright Noise: 25, mix

duplicate top tube
select middle tube layer
apply filter Mura Meister/Copies: Wall Paper

apply filter VM Distortion/Radiator:
generator 1 220
generator 2 168
generator 3 98
frequency 120
heat 78
fine tuning 159

select the kaleidoscope layer
selections/select all/float/defloat
select radiator layer
press delete on keyboard

crop canvas to size

delete original kaleidoscope layer
select the radiator layer
apply filter Eye Candy 5 Impact/Glass
choose "preset clear, no drop shadow"

merge canvas visible

apply filter AAA Frames Foto Frame: width 7, matte 1, opacity 10

apply all proper credits

add names/phrases as you wish

help? comments? suggestions? questions? email me at

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