** Translation: January - 2019**

Original by Karin

Thank you Karin 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

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

Mehdi - Vibrations 1.1 & Sorting Tiles

Sybia - RADTILEM**

It@lian Editors Effect - Effetto Fantasma

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Tramages - Pool Shadow

Graphics Plus - Quick Tile 1

** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

Open all files in PSP, duplicate and minimize to tray. Close the originals.

    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

     Foregroundcolor to #986d67

     Backgroundcolor to #47383a

 

The tutorial:

01

Maximize "454_KaD_Alfakanaal" from tray

(This image contains Alpha Selections)

Fill the image with the Background Color


02

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

Maximize "KaD_Woman_185"  from tray

Select the woman on the Left

Edit - Copy

Minimize for later

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None


03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings


04

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Vibrations 1.1

Change the Blend Mode to Overlay

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 20

Layers - Merge - Merge Down


05

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance


06

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Change the Blend Mode to Dodge

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Result:


07

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 75% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Image - Free Rotate 90 Right


08

Click on Raster 1 (Bottom Layer)

Selections - Select All

Image - Crop to Selection

Click on the Top Layer

Layers - Merge - Merge Down


09

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection from Alpha Channel -" Selectie 1"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Sybia - RADTILEM - default settings

Selections - Select None


10

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave


11

Effects - Distortion Effects - Spiky Halo

Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light

Adjust Sharpen - Sharpen More

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 60   Blur: 25   Color:#c1a7a3 

Layers - Arrange - Move Down


12

Click on the Top Layer

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 60   Blur: 25   Color:#47383a  

Result:


13

Layers - Duplicate

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

Change the Blend Mode to Screen

Layers - Duplicate


14

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Edit - Repeat Move Layer Down (twice)

Objects - Align Left

Lower the Opacity to 70

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance


15

Click on the Top Layer (Copy of Promoted Selection)

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Edit - Repeat Layer - Move Down

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Effects - Reflection Effects - Kaleidoscope


16

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection from Alpha Channel -" Selectie 2"

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 60   Blur: 25   Color:#c1a7a3  

Change the Blend Mode to Luminance

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Your work and Layer Palette should look like this now:

 

17

Click on the Bottom Layer (Raster 1)

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection from Alpha Channel -" Selectie 3"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Keep Selected


18

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling - Default settings

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 60   Blur: 25   Color:#47383a  

Effects - Plugins - Tramages - Pool Shadow - Default settings


19

Click on the Bottom Layer (Raster 1)

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection from Alpha Channel -" Selectie 4"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Layers - Arrange - Move Up

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 20

Keep selected


20

Change the Foreground Color to #dbdce2

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Selections - Modify - Contract - 5px

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2px

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Selections - Modify - Contract - 3px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

Result:


21

Layers - Duplicate

Close this Layer by clicking on the eye

Click on the Layer below (Raster 2)

Note: screenshot showing the Top four Layers only


22

Layers - Duplicate

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

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Edit - Repeat Move Layer Down

Change the Blend mode to Screen


22

Click on Promoted Selection 2

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection from Alpha Channel -" Selectie 5"


23

Maximize "KaD_Woman_185" from tray

Erase the watermark

Selection Tool (S) - Rectangle

Select the Top part of Woman 3 like this:

Edit - Copy

Minimize to tray for now


24

Back on your work: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Move into the Selection like this:

Selections - Invert

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

Click on Raster 2

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Edit - Repeat Layer Merge Down

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 60   Blur: 25   Color:#47383a  


25

Click on the Top Layer and open it

Image - Resize - 75% - Resize All Layers - not checked

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

X: 584.00   Y:  152.00

Press any key to close the Pick tool


26

Layers - Duplicate

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

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Edit - Repeat Move layer Down

Change the Blend mode to Screen

Result:


27

Click on the Bottom Layer (Raster1)

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection from Alpha Channel -" Selectie 6"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 20

Keep selected


28

Maximize "KaD_Woman_185" from tray

Selection Tool (S) - Rectangle

Select the Top part of Woman 2 (middle tube)

Edit - Copy

Minimize for later


29

Back on your main work:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Move into the Selection like this:

Selections - Invert

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None


30

Click on the Top Layer (Copy of Raster 2)

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Edit - Repeat Layer Merge Down

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 60   Blur: 25   Color:#47383a  


31

Click on the Bottom Layer (Raster 1)

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Foreground Color 

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_Mask 1059"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode to Overlay

Layers - Duplicate

Change the Blend mode to Screen and lower the Opacity to 45

Your work and Layer Palette should look like this now:

If everything looks good

Layers - Merge Merge Visible


32

Maximize "KaD_Woman_185" from tray

Selection Tool (S)  Select the Left tube

Edit - Copy

Close the tube now we don't need it again

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

Image - Resize - 85% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 172.00   Y:  11.00

Press any key to close the Pick tool

Layers - Duplicate

Click on the original tube layer below

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius:10

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply


33

Click on the Top Layer

Maximize " 454_KaD_WA_DressToImpress"  from tray

Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 90% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Vertical: 2   Horizontal: 2   Opacity: 35   Blur: 2   Color: #000000 

Lower the Opacity to 70

Move to the Bottom Right like this:


34

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #47383a  

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 15px - #ffffff       

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #47383a    

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 25px - #c1a7a3    

Selections - Invert


35

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Quick Tile

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract - 22px

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 60   Blur: 25   Color:#47383a  

Selections - Select None

Add your watermark  and KaD's watermark (in materials)

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #47383a  

Image - Resize - 900 px

Adjust - Sharpness - Unsharp Mask

 save as JPG file and you're done!


 

Extra Examples by Chris and Celine:

Chris

Celine