Translation: December - 2018

 

~~ Original by Violette Graphic ~~

This tutorial was translated into English with permission from Violette.

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:

Mask by Adita

Tube by Colybrix

 

 

Plugins:

<I.C.NET Software> - Filters unlimited 2

    Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1 and Sorting tiles

    Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-DLines and cs_texture

    Sybia - Tremorsc **

    MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

    Alien - Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact

    Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

    ** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

    Double click on the Alien Skin Preset, it will install automatically

    Open all other 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

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #b4b8d6

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #505992

Materials Palette:

 

The tutorial:

01

 

Maximize "VYP_Alpha_Jenny from tray (this image contains Alpha Selections)

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1 - Change the third color to #ffffff

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius:35


02

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles


03

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles


04

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance


05

Layers - Duplicate

Layer Palette: Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Result:


06

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-DLines

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 40   Blur: 15   Color: #333a61

Selections - Select None


07

Layer Palette:  Activate Raster 1

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Layers - Arrange - Move Up

Keep selected


08

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility - cs_texture

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 40   Blur: 15   Color: #333a61

Selections - Select None


09

Layer Palette: Activate Raster 1

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Sybia - TREMORSC

Layer Palette:  Lower the Opacity to 70


10

Layer Palette: Activate the Top Layer (Promoted Selection1)

Effects - Distortion Effects - Punch

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling


11

Materials Palette:  Change the Foregroundcolor to #ffffff

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Foregroundcolor

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "adita-mask_02

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Edit - Repeat Move Layer Down

Result:


12

Layer Palette:  Activate the Bottom Layer (Raster1)

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: Vertical: 5   Horizontal: 5   Opacity: 60   Blur: 25   Color: #000000


13

Maximize "VYP_Jenny_deco01" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Objects - Align Top (Or move manually to the Top edge)

Layer Palette:  Lower the Opacity to 80


14

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

Maximize "VYP_Jenny_deco02" from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply and lower the Opacity to 30

Your work and Layer Palette should look like this now:

 


15

Maximize "femme567-coly"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit Copy

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

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

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

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

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

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

Press any key to close the Pick Tool


16

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow

Preset: VYP_Shadow_Jenny

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow

Preset: VYP_Shadow2_Jenny


17

Maximize "VYP_Jenny_text01" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Press any key to close the Pick Tool


18

Image - Add Borders - 1px - #333a61

Image - Add Borders - 3px - #ffffff    

Image - Add Borders - 1px - #333a61

Image - Add Borders - 3px - #ffffff    

Image - Add Borders - 1px - #333a61


19

Image - Add Borders - 20px - #ffffff    

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - 10px - #333a61

Selections - Invert

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


20

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - 45px - #ffffff    

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 60   Blur: 30   Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

Image - Add Borders - 1px - #333a61

Image - Add Borders - 3px - #ffffff    

Image - Add Borders - 1px - #333a61


21

Maximize "VYP_Jenny_deco03" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

No need to move

Add your watermark and any credits

Layers - Merge - Merge All Flatten


22

Optional: Resize - 900px

Adjust - Sharpness - Unsharp Mask


Extra examples by Chris and Celine

Celine

 

 

 

 

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

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

 

Extra Example by Chris (acbdesigns)