Red Seduction



This tutorial was written by me on February 13th, 2014 and is my own creation. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional.

PSP Version used: PSP X5 but should work in other versions.

This tutorial assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP.


Tube of choice. I am using the beautiful art of Camelia. You can purchase her tubes here.

Texture 4 by Missesglass here.

Font of choice. I am using Nenuphar of Venus.


Mura’s Meister Copies
Filter Factory N Pathways to Helion VTR2 & Color Dot
Alienskin Xenofex 2 Constellation
AAA Frames Foto Frame

Open a blank canvas, 600 x 250. Floodfill with #da9b9c.

Open your texture. Copy & paste as a new layer. Set the blend mode to Luminance (L), opacity 50.

Open your tube. Resize by 41%. Copy and paste as a new layer. With the rectangle selection tool, select the two sides as shown here:


Selections, modify, expand by 2. Selections, modify, feather, 2. Press delete, deselect.

Mura’s Meister Copies, Line preset. Set the number to 4.

Duplicate, guassian blur 3.00. Set the blend mode to Screen, opacity 63. On the original layer, set the blend mode to Overlay.

On the original layer, Effects, Artistic Effects, Halftone using the following settings:

Halftone Pattern, Round, 2
Screen Angles, 108
Use as overlay checked, Screen, Opacity 50.
Color Scheme, Greyscale, Ink black, Background white.

Change the opacity for this layer to 63.

Duplicate this layer, Shift+L, 0, 0.

Filter Factory N, Pathway 241, Helion 221, Power 174, X Slide 111, Y Slide 196.

Set the blend mode to Soft Light, opacity 50.

On the original layer, VTR2

With your rectangle tool, draw out a horizontal line across your canvas (doesn’t matter what color is used). Convert to a raster layer. Now duplicate 3 time. Arrange from top to bottom to your liking. Now merge these layers together.

On the original tubes layer, copy. On the rectangles layer, select all, float, defloat. Paste your tubes layer as a new layer. Selections, invert and press delete. Deselect and delete the original rectangles layer. Change the blend mode to Normal. Color dot using the default settings.

Give a sharp drop shadow. I used 1, 1, 50, 1.00.

Open your tube again and place to the right side.

With your rectangle selection tool, select the left side of your tube. Selections, modify, expand by 2. Selections, modify, feather, 15. Press delete twice. Deselect.

Duplicate your tube and hide the top copy for now. On the bottom tube, Effects, Distortion, Wind, From right, 100.

Effects, Distortion Effects, Warp using the following settings.

Horizontal 54
Vertical 62
Size 50
Strength 50

Repeat the Wind effect.

Alien Skin Xenofex 2, Constellation, 3.00, 50, 1, 3, 50, 75, Keep original image selected.

Merge all, flatten.

AAA Frames Foto Frame. Set the width and matte both to 1.

Add your name, copyright, & license info. Save as a PNG or JPG.

Thanks for checking out my tutorials.


1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Katey (@Bewitched9)
    Mar 16, 2014 @ 12:43:21

    Help please.

    Beautiful Tutorial. On step 3, the screen shot image is missing and I do not know where to select.


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