***Translation: August - 2019***

 

~~ Original by Violette Graphic ~~

Thank you Violette 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:

Plugins:

Mehdi -  Wavy Lab 1.1 and Sorting Tiles

<I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Buttons and Frames

Toadies - What Are You?

Carolaine and Sensibility - cs_texture

L & K - landksiteofwonders - L en K's Zitah

 

Preparations:

Open all files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to #dbd5d3 (1) 

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #384e72 (2) 

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

  Adjust the Blend Mode and/or Opacity at your own discretion 

The tutorial:

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01

Open Vyp_Alpha_Amies from tray (this image contains Alpha Selections)

Window - Duplicate

Close the original and proceed on the copy

 

02

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 30

 

03

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

 

04

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Change the Blend Mode to Overlay and lower the Opacity to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

05

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Buttons and Frames - 3D Glass Frame 2

 

06

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

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

07

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

08

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You?

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Luminance

Your work and Layer Palette should look like this now:

 

09

Activate the Bottom Layer

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Selections - Select None

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

10

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility - cs_texture - Default settings

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers -- Merge - Merge Down

 

11

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Luminance(Legacy)

 

12

Activate the Bottom Layer

Effects - Plugins - L & K - landksiteofwonders - L en K's Zitah

 

13

Change the Foreground Color to #ffffff

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "edith Mask34.jpg"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

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

 

14

Open "Vyp_Amies_deco01" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

No need to move

 

15

Activate the Top Layer

Open "Vyp_Amies_deco02" 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: 143.00   Y: 0.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

16

Activate the Bottom Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Effects - 3d Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

17

Open Tube "3039-friends-LB TUBES"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Image - Flip - Flip Horizontal

Image - Resize - 72% - Resize All Layers - not checked

 

18

Adjust - One Step Photo Fix

Edit - Repeat One Step Photo Fix

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 273.00   Y: -6.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

19

Layers - Duplicate

Activate the Layer below (original tube)

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 20

Change the Blend Mode to Hard Light and lower the Opacity to 80

 

20

Click on the Layer above

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

21

Edit - Copy Special - Copy Merged

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Image

Image - Resize - 15% - Resize All Layers - Checked

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

 

22

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract - 10px

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - Background Color

Edit - Copy

 

23

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

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 668.00   Y: 61.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

24

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 85% - Resize All Layers checked

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 729.00   Y: 245.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

25

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 75% - Resize All Layers checked

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 15.00   Y: 350.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

26

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Edit - Repeat Layer Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

 

27

Open "Vyp_Amies_deco03" 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: 4.00   Y: 4.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

28

Open "Vyp_Amies_text" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Move down to the Bottom Right like this:

 

29

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - Background Color #384e72

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - Background Color #384e72

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - Background Color #384e72

 

30

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 10px - Background Color #384e72

Magic Wand:

Click in the last border

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

 

31

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 40px - Foreground Color #ffffff   

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Selections - Select None

 

32

Open "Vyp_Amies_deco04" 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 - Background Color #384e72

 

33

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