**Translation: May - 2019**

 

~~ Original by Violette Graphic ~~

Thank you Violette for your permission to translate your tutorials.

Translated by Chris (acbdesigns)

Tested by Celine

 

 

Materials:  

Disclaimer: Each Graphic is the property of the original artist to whom the copyright belongs and may not be placed in a collection or offered for sale on-line or otherwise.

This translation is written with PSP 2019 Ultimate, if you work with older versions some things might be different but the result will be the same.

 

Acknowledgements:

Tube by Occhi Blue Graphica

    Mask 135 by Animabelle (site no longer exists)

    All other materials by Violette 

 

Plugins:

<I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0

Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1 and Sorting Tiles

RSC Filter Pack 1.0 - RCS Triple Exposure ***

[AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2 ***

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

It@lian Editors Effects - Effetto Fantasma ***

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass

*** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

Double click on the Alien Skin Preset to install it

Open all other files in PSP and minimze to tray

    NOTE: If you are using different colors you might need to colorize

 

 

Colors:

Note: When working with your own colors, play with the Blend Mode and/or Opacity at your own discretion

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #f8f3eb

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #4263af

 

The tutorial:

 

01

Open "Vyp_Alpha_Alecia"  from tray

Window - Duplicate (or Shift+D)

This image contains Alpha Selections

Close the original and continue on the copy

 

02

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 20

 

03

Efects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

 

04

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - RCS Filter Pak - RCS Triple Exposure

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

 

05

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Change the Blend Mode to Hard Light and lower the Opacity to 50

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Result:

 

06

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel "Selection#1"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 20

 

07

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - [AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2

Selections - Select None

 

08

Click on the Bottom Layer (Raster 1)

Edit - Copy

Click on the Top Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel "Selection#2"

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Keep selected

 

09

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Glass - Preset "Vyp_Alecia_Glass.f1s"

Note: If the Preset isn't working for you, use these settings in the Basic Tab:

Selections - Select None

 

10

Effects - Distortion Effects - Polar Coordinates - Polar to Rectangular

Move this Layer up slightly like this:

 

11

View Rulers

Pick Tool (K)

Move the Centre Node up to 150

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

View - Uncheck Rulers

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 1   Horizontal: 1   Opacity: 60   Blur: 20   Color: #3d4c6b

12

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 1   Horizontal: 1   Opacity: 60   Blur: 20   Color: #3d4c6b

 

13

Close the top two Layers and click on the Bottom Layer

 

14

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel "Selection#3"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 20

Selections - Select None

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

 

15

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - It@lian Editors Effect - Effetto Fantasma

 

16

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Change the Blend Mode to Luminance and lower the Opacity to 80

 

17

Change the Foreground Color to #ffffff

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "MaskViolette_R71"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 1   Horizontal: 1   Opacity: 60   Blur: 30   Color: #000000

 

18

Open the top two Layers

Click on the Bottom Layer

Edit - Copy

Click on Group Raster 1

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel "Selection#4"

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Keep selected

 

19

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Glass - Preset "Vyp_Alecia_Glass.f1s"

Note: If the Preset isn't working for you, use these settings in the Basic Tab:

Selections - Select None

 

20

Layers - Duplicate

Pick Tool (K)

Enter these parameters for the X: and Y: positions on the Toolbar

X: 187.00   Y: 338.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

 

21

Layers - Duplicate

Pick Tool (K)

Enter these parameters for the X: and Y: positions on the Toolbar

X: 647.00   Y: 204.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

 

22

Layers - Duplicate

Pick Tool (K)

Enter these parameters for the X: and Y: positions on the Toolbar

X: 647.00   Y: 337.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Edit - Repeat Layer Merge Down

Edit - Repeat Layer Merge Down

 

23

Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image "135-Masque_Animabelle"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

24

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Pick Tool (K)

Enter these parameters for the X: and Y: positions on the Toolbar

X: -4.00   Y: 58.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

 

25

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

26

Click on the Bottom Layer

Open "Vyp_alecia_deco01" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

No need to move

 

27

Click on the Top Layer

Open "OBG_1934" from tray

Open the Top Layer

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 80% - Resize All Layers - not checked ( 3 times)

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Pick Tool (K)

Enter these parameters for the X: and Y: positions on the Toolbar

X: 290.00   Y: 56.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

 

28

Layers - Duplicate

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 20

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply

 

29

Open "Vyp_Alpha_text"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Place the text like this:

 

30

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #4263af

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 3px - #ffffff   

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #4263af

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 3px - #ffffff   

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #4263af

 

31

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 20px - #ffffff      

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 10px - #4263af   

Select the Border with the Magic Wand

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - Default settings

 

32

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 45px - #ffffff      

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 60   Blur: 30   Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

33

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #4263af

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 3px - #ffffff   

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #4263af

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 3px - #ffffff   

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2px - #4263af

 

34

Open "Vyp_alecia_deco02 from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

No need to move

 

35

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 900 Pixels - Resize all Layers checked

Add your name or watermark, save as JPG file and you're done!


Extra Examples by Chris and Celine:

Celine