** Translation: January - 2019**

 

~~ Original by Noisette ~~

Thank you Annick 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 by Corel, if you work with older versions some things might be different but the result will be the same.

 

Acknowledgements:

 

Plugins:

    <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Tile and Mirror

    Unplugged Tools - Transition

    &<Bkg Designers IV - @Night Shadow**

    MuRa's Meister - Copies

    Mehdi - Weaver

    AP 01 [Innovations] - Lines - SilverLining

    AAA Frames - Foto Frame

 

Preparations:

Copy the Selection to the Selections folder of PSP

    Open all other files in PSP, minimize 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 #604244   

    Set your Backgroundcolor to c1ac99      

Color Palette: Set your Foregroundcolor to Foreground/Background Gradient (Corel_06_029) - Style: Radial

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image of 900 x 500 px

Fill the image with the Gradient 

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Tile and Mirror


02

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Result:


03

Change the Background Color to #ccc9c8 

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "ann-selnoisette01"

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Select None

Effects - Distortion Effects - Pixelate


04

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - Plugins - Unplugged Tools - Transition - Default settings

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Result:


05

Gamma Correction (Shift+G)

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Background Designers IV> - @Night Shadow - Default settings


06

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 50% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Result:


07

Layers - Duplicate

Close the Top Layer (Copy 2 of Raster 1)    

Click on the Layer below (Copy of Raster 1)

Image - Resize - 50% - Resize All Layers - not checked


08

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies


09

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Weaver

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply


10

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Effects - Plugins - AP 01 [Innovations] - Lines - SilverLining

Change the Blend Mode to Hard Light and lower the Opacity to 28


11

Click on the Top Layer and open it

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 50

Selections - Select None


12

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

Result:


13

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - 20 20jpg

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Merge - Merge Group


14

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - Distortion Effects - Polar Coordinates

Change the Blend Mode to Hard Light


15

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 50% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Pick Tool (K) Enter these parameters for the X and Y positions on the Toolbar

124.00  0.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool


16

Maximize "ann-deco01" from tray

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Pick Tool (K) Enter these parameters for the X and Y positions on the Toolbar

0.00   315.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

Effects - Distortion Effects - Twirl

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Lower the Opacity to 20


17

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 50% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Pick Tool (K) Enter these parameters for the X and Y positions on the Toolbar

92.00    0.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:


18

Maximize "ann-deco02" from tray

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

Lower the Opacity to 81


19

Maximize "ann-deco03" from tray

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

No need to move


20

Maximize "ann-deco04" from tray

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Pick Tool (K) Enter these parameters for the X and Y positions on the Toolbar

200.00    17.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool


21

Maximize "ann-deco05" from tray

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Pick Tool (K) Enter these parameters for the X and Y positions on the Toolbar

378.00    2.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool


22

Maximize "ann-deco06" from tray

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Pick Tool (K) Enter these parameters for the X and Y positions on the Toolbar

0.00    0.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

Lower the Opacity to 48


23

Maximize "selection-tube-Syl"  from tray

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 60% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Move to the Bottom Right like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 4   Horizontal: 23   Opacity: 26   Opacity: 10   Color: #000000


24

Maximize "ann-texte" from tray

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Place on your work like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 4   Horizontal: 9   Opacity: 27   Opacity: 4   Color: #000000


25

Maximize "Femme-22-Noisette"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 55% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Move down and to the Left like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: -4   Horizontal: -3   Opacity: 45   Opacity: 40   Color: #000000


26

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #ffffff 

   Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #604244

  Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 60px - #ffffff 


27

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame


28

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

Add your name or watermark, save as JPG file .


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