• Lumières sur la ville (GB)

    Les Lumières Sur la Ville

     Lights Over the City


    This tutorial is my creation, any resemblance to any other tutorial is pure coincidence.

    Prohibited from sharing without my permission.


    Tubes, masks, backround, décos ,WA

    Plugins : 

    Glacial (GB)

     On Here
    Credit for the images used belongs to the author

     My tutorials are protected by:

    Main Tube: 
    By : Grisi

    Thank you!


     WA et décos, misted : by  Moi-Même 

    others to do during the tutorial



     MuRa’s Meister

    Alien skin Eye Candy 5, Impact et Nature

    VM Natural

    Crescent Moon

    AP 01 Lines Silverlining 

    AAA Frames: Foto Frame




    General preparation: Before starting one of my tutorials

    This tutorial was created with PSP 2020, can be done with previous versions,

    The alpha channel is compatible with pSP7

    If you can't open alpha channel: Place the selections in your PSP selections folder 

    Place the PSP scripts and gradients in the corresponding "regulated" folder.

    Most of my filters are in Unlimited, check the filter folder, some work outside of it. 

    Open the mask on the PSP.

    Duplicate the material and work on the copies.

    Remove signatures from tubes before use

    Double click on presets   Valentina  , they will be installed automatically 

    You can adapt the colors, the Blend mode of the layers, to your work



    Octobre rose

    If you are using a different landscape, you will need a nightly cityscape.

    You can also search for images, apply the "20 20" mask provided in the material

    to make your own misted


    Initial dimensions : 900 x 600 px

    Colors :

    1/  #d7d0e6

    2/ #101470

    3/ #3d3b7b



    Prepare a gradient radial :


    Load the Canal alpha Lumières Ville

    fill with gradient

    Adjust, Blur, gaussien,  radius at 30 :

    Effects , reflection effects, Rotating mirror:

    Effects, plugins , VM Natural, Bubble Planet: how to opening



    Selections, load a selection from alpha channel (or from disk, if applicable), sélection 1

    Selections, promote selection  to layer

    Effects plugins :

    Crescent Moon : StripTile, how to opening


    Selections, select none


    layers, duplicate

    Image, mirror, mirror vertical

    layers, merge down

    Effects , Image effects, rotating mirror, as before

    Selections, load a selection from alpha channel, sélection 2

    Promote selection to layer 

    Keep selected


    Effects plugins :

    AP 01, Lines Silverlining: Mixing, tous  RGB color at 255, Gap at 5:


    Layers propreties, blend mode screen

    Select none


    Effects 3 D drop shadow : 11/0/100/80 black, shadow on new layer checked :

    Stay on   shadow layer

    Effects plugins :

    AP 01, Lines Silverlining: Dotty Grid , RGB color: all at 255:


    Layers , propreties, Blend mode ,Overlay


    Layers, new raster layer

    Selections, load a selection from alpha channel, Sélections 3

    ill with color 1

    Selections, Modify, contract at 15


    fill with color 3

    Selections, modify, contract at 5


    Selections, select none

    Effects, Image effects, seamless tilling, setting: Default

    Effects plugins : Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 , Nature : Squint 

    Em User setttings, select and apply the  preset  Squint_Lumiéres Ville

    ou, Basic like this:

    Edit, repeat Squint


    Add a new layer

    Reload the Sélection 3

    Load the  misted landscape: Dubai_Misted MM

    Copy/paste into selection

    Select none

    Layers, arrange, move down



    Layers, merge visibles

    Layers, Duplicate

     Reload the Sélection 3

    Promote selection to layer 

    select none


    On the layer below

    Image, mirror, mirror vertical

    Effects plugins: MuRa’s Meister,  perspective tilling, height at 10, the rest is unchanged :

    Effects, distortion effects, Lens distortion  :

    Effects 3 D drop shadow, as before


    Stay on the shadow layer

    Effects, plugins : AP  01 lines Silverlining, Dotty grid , as before

    3D effects drop shadow : 11/0/100/80  color 2, shadow on new layer unchecked


    On the layer above (copy merged)

    Image, resize a  102%, all layers unshecked

    screenshot :


    On the layer above (promoted selection)

    Reload the sélection 3

    Selections, modifiy, select the selection borders  :

    Fille with color  2

    (add a new layer if necessary, keep a selection and merge with the layer below)

    Effects 3 D,  Iner Bevel (n°12) :

    Select none


    Image, resize a  30% all layers unshecked

    Alien Skin Eye Candy 5, Impact, Glass : select and apply  the  preset City lights

    Or basic like this :

    Image, resize a 70% all layers unshecked

    Adjust, sharpness, sharpen

    Place with the pick tool  K

    ( K Key on your keyboard to activate the tool)

     position :X  9, Y 15

    (M key to deselect the tool)


    Duplicate this layer

    Image, mirror, mirror  horizontal,  and, mirror vertical

    Layers, merge down

    Effects 3D drop shadow : 2/-2/100/5 black


    Duplicate this layer

    Image, resize a 70% all layers unshecked

    Dont move it


    Image, add  borders, symmetric :

    1 px color 2


    Image, add borders, symmetric unshecked

    20 px color 3 : 20 left and right, up and down at zero

    20 px color 2

    20 px color 1


    Activate the  magic wand tool , tolerance and feather at zero 

    Select the two borders  (left and right ),  color 2

    Promote selection to layer

    Effects plugins :  AP Lines SliverLining, mixing, as before

    Select none

    Effects 3D drop shadow : 11/0/100/80 black, shadow on new layer Checked 

    Stay on  shadow layer 

    Effects plugins : AP 01, Lines SliverLining,  Dotty grid, as before

    Blend Mode, Overlay

    Merge  visibles


    Load the déco light, copy

    On your work : paste as a new layer

    Dont move, it's in place


    Load the tube  character (woman or other)

    Copy/paste as a new layer

    Image, Resize a 50% all layers unshecked, or according to your tube

    The tube provided is in place, resize in accord to your  tube

    Opcional: to soften the tube contours a little:

    Select all , float, Modify, Feather at  2

    Selections, invert

    Delete 2 x

    Select none


    Duplicate this layer

    On the layer below

    Adjust, Blur, gaussien, radius at 30

    Blend Mode, screen


    Sign your work and attach my signature


    Image add borders, symmetric checked :

    1 px color 2

    20 px color 3

    20 px color 2

    20 px color 1


    with the magic wand, select color 2 border 

    Effects plugins : AP 01, Lines SliverLining,  Dotty grid, as before

    3 D effects Drop shadow : 11/0/60/20, shadow on new layer unshecked 

    Select None


    Effects, plugins : AAA Frames,  Foto Frame,  width at 5 :

    Edit, Repeat AAA Foto Frame


    Image, Resize width at  950 px , all layers unshecked

    Adjust, sharpness, unsharp mask, soft


     My version 2: Tube de Tineke’s, thanks ! Misted by me


    Merci Alyciane pour avoir testé ce tuto

    Lumières sur la ville

    Merci Béa pour le test de ce tuto

    Lumières sur la ville

    Merci Anja pour ses traductions NL et D

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