** Translation: January - 2019**

 

~~ Original by Noisette ~~

Thank you Annick for your permission to translate your tutorials.

Translated by Chris (acbdesigns)

Tested by Celine

 

 

Materials:  

 

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:

All materials by Noisette

 

 

Plugins:

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

    Filter Factory - Gallery C - Emission Mirror**

    It@lian Editors Effects - Effetto Fantasma

    &<Bkg Designers IV> - @Night Shadow**

    [AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2

    Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perpsective Shadow

    ** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

 

Preparations:

      Copy the Selections to the Selections folder of PSP

      Double click on the Alien Skin Presets they will install automatically

      Copy the Preset to the Presets folder of PSP (if you don't already have it)

      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 #a22e20

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #f1d2b6

Set your Foregroundcolor to Foreground/Background Gradient (Corel_06_029) - Style: Rectangular

  

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image of 900 x 500 px

Fill the image with the Gradient 

02

Effects - Distortion Effects - Polar Coordinates

Edit - Repeat Polar Coordinates

Result:


03

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

View - Rulers

Pick Tool (K)  Drag the Top node down to 100 and drag the Bottom node up to 400

View - Uncheck  Rulers


04

Effects Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Filter Factory - Gallery C - Emission Mirror

Note: This can vary in some versions of PSP

    

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay and lower the Opacity to 71

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Result:


05

Materials Palette:  Change the Backgroundcolor to #ffffff 

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster2)

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection  

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor 

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1px

Edit - Cut  (or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Keep Selected


06

Floodfill Tool (F)  Lower the Opacity to 50 on the Toolbar

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor

Selections - Select None

Raise the Opacity back to 100 on the Toolbar

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

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

Result:


07

Effects - Plugins - [AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2

Effects - Image - Effects - Seamless Tiling


08

Effects - User Defined Filter:  Select Emboss_3  from the drop down menu

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 

  Vertical:   Horizontal: Minus 3   Opacity: 30   Blur: 12   Color: #000000

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layer Palette:  Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 60


09

Materials Palette:  Change the Foreground Gradient back to Color 

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster3)

Selections Tool (S) - Custom Selection 

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor  

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2px

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor 

Selections - Modify - Contract - 5px

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor 

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2px

Edit - Cut  (or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Keep selected


10

Floodfill Tool (F)  Lower the Opacity to 50 on the Toolbar

Fill the Selection with the Backgroundcolor  

Raise the Opacity back to 100 on the Toolbar

Selections - Modify - Contract - 20px

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor 

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2px

Edit - Cut  (or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Selections - Select None

Result:


11

Maximize "femme-11-noisette"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

On your main work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 4)

Image - Resize - 50% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Move onto the frame like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 

  Vertical: Minus 4   Horizontal: Minus 8   Opacity: 40   Blur: 40   Color: #000000

Layer Palette: Click on the Layer below (Raster 3)

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 

  Vertical: Minus 45   Horizontal: Minus 45   Opacity: 100   Blur: 0   Color: #ffffff

Layer Palette: Click on the Top Layer

Layers - Merge - Merge Down


12

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 40% - Resize All Layers - not checked

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

 515.00   136.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool


13

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

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

 672.00   136.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Result:


14

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

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

 516.00   309.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool


15

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "Lorrah-selnoisette01"

Edit - Cut  (or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette:  Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 80

Your work looks like this now:


16

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster 4)

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "Lorrah-selnoisette02"

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor 

Selections - Select None


17

Effects - Distortion Effects - Polar Coordinates

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Bkg Designers IV> - @ Night Shadow

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  

 Vertical: Minus 5   Horizontal: Minus 5   Opacity: 15   Blur: 15   Color: #000000


18

Selections Tool (S) - Custom Selection 

Edit - Cut  (or hit Delete on your keyboard)

Selections - Select None

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Edit - Repeat Move Layer Down


19

Layer Palette:  Click on the Top Layer

Maximize "Lorrah-deco01"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Top Layer

On your main work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 5)

No need to move


20

Materials Palette: Change the Foregroundcolor to #000000 

Layers - New Raster Layer  (Raster 6)

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "Lorrah-selnoisette03"

Fill the Selection with the Foregroundcolor  

Selections - Select None

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Layer Palette:  Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Screen


21

Maximize "fleur Japon.png" from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 7)

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

 397.00   82.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 

  Vertical: Minus 3   Horizontal: Minus 3   Opacity: 22   Blur: 23   Color: #000000


22

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Pick Tool (K)  - Mode: Scale

Move to the Left side of your work like this:


23

Maximize "Lorrah-texte"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Top Layer

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

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

 604.00   11.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - "Lorrah-persp-noisette"

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 

  Vertical: Minus 1   Horizontal: Minus 1   Opacity: 15   Blur: 0   Color: #000000


24

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #a22e20 

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 10px - f1d2b6  

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 5px - #a22e20 

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #a22e20 

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 5px - f1d2b6   

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #a22e20 


25

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:

Celine