** Translation: February 2019**

 

~~ Original by Violette Graphic ~~

Thank you Violette for your permission to translate your tutorials.

Translated by Chris (acbdesigns)

Tested by Celine

 

 

Materials:  

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 - Wavy Lab 1.1 and Sorting Tiles

Toadies - Weaver**

AP [Lines] - Lines - SilverLining

Two Moon - Wish it would Rain**

Sybia - TREMORSC**

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass and Perspective Shadow

 ** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

Double click on the Alien Skin Preset it will install automatically

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 #f5eefe  

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #897d9d 

 

The tutorial:

01

Maximize "Vyp_Alpha_Jalane"  from tray

(This image contains Alpha Selections)

Window - Duplicate (or Shift+D)

Close the original, and continue on the copy


02

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 35


03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings


04

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Layers - Duplicate


05

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

Lower the Opacity to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Result:


06

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Reflection Effects - Kaleidoscope


07

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Toadies - Weaver

Change the Blend Mode to Overlay

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Layers - Merge - Merge Down


08

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer


09

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Two Moon - Wish it would Rain

Effects -3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 40   Blur: 15   Color: #000000

Selections - Select None


10

Layers - Duplicate

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

X: 718    Y: 0.00

Press any key to close the pick Tool

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

Result:


11

Click on the Bottom Layer (Raster 1)

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Keep selected


12

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

Effects -3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 40   Blur: 15   Color: #897d9d

Selections - Select None


13

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen


14

Click on the Bottom Layer (Raster 1)

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew


15

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling


16

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Sybia - TREMORSC

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply


17

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Foreground Color 

layers - New Mask Layer - From Image: "Narah_mask_0471"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group


18

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Result:


19

Click on the Bottom Layer (Raster 1)

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-LDots

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


20

Click on the Top Layer

Maximize "1026marytube-2017"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 70% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Image - Resize - 95% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen


20

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

X: 252.00    Y: 5.00

Press any key to close the pick Tool

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset "Vyp_Shadow_Jalane.f1s"

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


21

Maximize "Vyp_Jalane_ Deco01"   from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

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

X: 56.00    Y: 3.00

Press any key to close the pick Tool


22

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

Fill with Color #7067a7 

Selections - Select none


23

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset: Clear, No Drop Shadow

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects -3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 7   Horizontal: 7   Opacity: 100   Blur: 0   Color: #000000


24

Maximize "Vyp_Jalane_ Deco02"   from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Objects - Align Left


25

Maximize "Vyp_Jalane_ text01"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Top Layer

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

Move down like this:


26

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #7067a7

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #7067a7

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #7067a7

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

 Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 10px - #7067a7


27

Magic Wand:

Select the last border

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


28

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


29

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #7067a7

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #7067a7


30

Maximize "Vyp_Jalane_ Deco03"   from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

No need to move

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #7067a7


31

Layers - Merge - Merge All (Flatten)

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: