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Step 1: Chose your image. Here's mine:

Step 2: Go to layers>duplicate. Now go to Adjust>Hue and Saturation>Hue/Saturation/Lightness. Set the saturation to -100 and click ok. This should be your image now:

Step 3: Duplicate your layer again and go to layers>new adjusment layer>invert. Your image should now look like this:

Step 4: Now go to layers>merge>merge down. Now go back to layers>properties and set your blend mode to dodge at 100% Opacity. Your just gonna see some black splotches in a few places like so:

Step 5: The last thing you need to do is go to adjust>blur>blur more. Then go to layers>merge>merge all. Final image:

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oops i gave the wrong link

http://paintshoppro-tu torials.com/

By angyclick on Apr 18, 2011 4:17 pm

probably one of my favourite effects!!

hey I also found a whole bunch of free PSP PRO X3 video tutorials here
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they are all full screen video tutorials. enjoy

By angyclick on Apr 18, 2011 4:14 pm

i had try it
its all ok until step 4
after i do step 4, which is the merge down 1,
how come the picture become clearer?
same like the picture before i do the invert..
and the invert layer had gone
can anyone tel me please.

By zaxchy on Mar 5, 2009 10:35 pm

or you can just use the scripts. . .but this works.

By NaShae on Feb 22, 2009 12:01 pm

so cool. (:

By futura on Feb 7, 2009 2:20 am

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Submitted on Feb 6, 2009
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Approved on Feb 6, 2009