**Translation: May - 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, if you work with older versions some things might be different but the result will be the same.

 

Acknowledgements:

 

Plugins:

MuRa's Meister - Copies

Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

Ulead Effects - Particle

It@lian Editors Effect - Effetto Fantasma

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact

 

Preparations:

Copy the Selection to the Selections folder of PSP

Double click on the Alien Skin Preset to install it

Open all other files in PSP and 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  #a3b7e1

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #2e3851

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

  

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image 900 X 500px

Fill the image with the Gradient

 

02

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

03

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "apres la pluie-selnoisette01"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

04

Effects - Plugins - Ulead - Particle

 

05

Activate the Layer below (Copy of Raster1)

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply

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

 

06

Change the Foreground Gradient back to Color #ffffff

Activate the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster2)

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Selections - Select None

 

07

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

 

 08

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

 

09

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Pick Tool (K)

Move the Left image over to the Right like this:

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Soft Light

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

 

10

Open "apres la pluie-deco01-noisette"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Top Layer

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster3)

No need to move

Change the Blend Mode to Overlay

 

11

Open "apres la pluie-deco02-noisette"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Top Layer

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster4)

No need to move

Change the Blend Mode to Overlay

 

12

Open "apres la pluie-texte01-noisette"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Top Layer

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster5)

 

13

Pick Tool (K)

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

X:  619.00   Y: 75.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light and lower the Opacity to 60

 

14

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Pick Tool (K)

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

X:  299.00   Y: 128.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light and lower the Opacity to 60

 

15

Open "femme-23-noisette"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster6)

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

Pick Tool (K)

Position on your work like this:

 

16

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - "apres la pluie-pers-shadow-noisette"

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 14   Horizontal: 3   Opacity: 45   Blur: 45   Color: #000000

 

17

Edit - Copy Special - Copy Merged

Place your work to one side and continue on the copy

Edit - Paste As New Image

Image - Resize - 15% - Resize All Layers - checked

 

18

On the small image:

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #000000

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked -10px - #ffffff     

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #000000

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked -10px - #ffffff     

Edit - Copy

 

19

Go back to your main work image:

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster7)

Pick Tool (K)

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

X:  669.00   Y: 89.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: -10   Horizontal: 10   Opacity: 35   Blur: 0   Color: #ffffff

 

20

Open "apres la pluie-deco03-noisette"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Top Layer

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster8)

Pick Tool (K)

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

X:  684.00   Y: 27.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

 

21

Activate the Top Layer

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layers - Duplicate

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

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Pick Tool (K)

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

X:  390.00   Y: 144.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

 

22

 

Open "apres la pluie-deco04-noisette"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Top Layer

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster7)

Pick Tool (K)

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

X:  287.00   Y: 263.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

 

23

Open "apres la pluie-texte02-noisette"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Top Layer

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster9)

Pick Tool (K)

Place on your work image like this:

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Vertical: -10   Horizontal: 10   Opacity: 18   Blur: 0   Color: #ffffff

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #000000

Edit - Copy

 

24

Open "apres la pluie-frame-noisette" from tray

Edit - Paste - Paste as New Layer

Layers - Merge - Merge All Flatten

 

25

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

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

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Extra Examples by Chris and Celine:

Celine