*** Translation: July 2019 ***

 

~~ Original by LadyTessDesignStudio ~~

Thank you Tesy for 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:

Tubes by Nicole

Texture by Winni

Plugins:

FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss

Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1

dsb flux - Linear Transmission

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

Photo Aging Kit ***

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow ***

MuRa's Meister - Copies

*** Import into Filters Unlimited

If you need a filter you cand find them Here or Here

Preparations:

Copy the Selections to the Selections folder of PSP

Place the Texture into the Textures folder of PSP

Open all other files in PSP and Minimize to tray

 

Colors:

 When working with your own colors, play with the Blend Mode and/or Opacity at your own discretion

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #d59851

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #192c37 

NOTE: If you are using different colors you might need to colorize

When working with your own colors, play with the Blend Mode and/or Opacity at your own discretion

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image 900 X 500px

Effects -Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1

Layers - Duplicate

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 30

 

02

Open "nicole-mist-paysage2-2015" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Change the Blend Mode tp Luminance and lower the Opacity to 61

 

03

Effects - Plugins - FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss - Default settings

Edit - Repeat Blend Emboss

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 

04

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "ltdstudio_ladynight_sel_1"

 

05

Open "nicole-mist-montre2014 from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Change the Blend Mode to Luminance and lower the Opacity to 51

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Result:

 

06

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "ltdstudio_ladynight_sel_2"

 

07

Activate the Bottom Layer

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

 

08

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Photo Aging Kit - Cracked Paper

 

09

Effects - Plugins - dsb flux - Linear Transmission

 

10

Effects - Reflection Effects - Floating Mirror

 

11

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "ltdstudio_ladynight_sel_3"

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Selections - Select None

 

12

Effects - Geometric Effects - Perspective Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Effects - Geometric Effects - Perspective Horizontal (Same settings)

 

13

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

 

14

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

 

15

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

16

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

17

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Move to the Top edge of your work like this

Change the Blend Mode to Luminance

 

18

Open "nicole-femme-4-2012" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 65% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Pick Tool (K)

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

   X: 406.00   Y: -59.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

 

19

Layers - Duplicate

Activate the Layer below (original tube)

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 20

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply

Your work looks like this now:

 

20

Edit - Copy Special - Copy Merged

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Image  put to one side for now

Back on your main work image: Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

21

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 25px - #192c37

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

 

22

Magic Wand:

Click in the 25px border

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

Keep selected

 

23

Effects - Texture Effects - Texture - "wini.texture.148"

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 45px - #ffffff

Selections - Invert

24

Activate the image saved in step#20

Edit - Copy

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

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 40

Effects - Texture Effects - Texture - "wini.texture.148"

 

25

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 80   Blur: 20   Color: #000000

Selections - Select none

 

26

Open "ltdstudio_ladynight_text"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Top Layer

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

Move to the Top Left like this:

 

26

Layers - Duplicate

Activate on the Layer below (original tube)

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Layers - Merge - Merge All - Flatten

 

27

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