**Translation: April - 2019**

 

~~ Original by Noisette ~~

Thank you Annick for your 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:

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

Toadies - What Are You **

VanDerLee - Unplugged X - Zoomlens

XE Xtras - Elemental - Metals - Chrome

AAA Frames - Foto Frame

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact

** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

Copy the Selections to the Selections folder of PSP

Double click on the Alien Skin Preset to install it

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 

    Set your Backgroundcolor to 

Color Palette: Set your Foregroundcolor to Foreground/Background Gradient (Corel_06_029) - Style: Radial

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new Transparent image 900 X 500 px

Fill the image with the Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 25

 

02

Change the Foreground to Color: #ffffff

Change the Gradient to Linear

   

 

03

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster 2)

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Selections - Select None

 

04

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Toadies - What Are You?

Note: Use through Filters Unlimited or the result will be different

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

05

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster 3)

Change the Foreground Gradient back to Color #ffffff

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

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Selections - Select None

 

06

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Result:

 

07

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

 

08

Effects - Plugins - VanDerLee - Unplugged X - Zoomlens

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

   Vertical: 1   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 48   Blur: 0   Color: #000000

Result:

 

09

Open "marianne-deco01-noisette"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 139.00   Y: 43.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

 

10

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster 5)

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "2014EXCLUSIF-Maelledreams-Mask"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode to Luminance

 

11

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster 5)

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

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

 

12

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

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Keep selected

 

13

Effects - Plugins Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset -"marianne-glass-noisette"

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

Selections - Select None

 

14

Effects - 3D Effects - Inner Bevel

Ajust - Blur - Blur

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

   Vertical: 9   Horizontal: -6   Opacity: 40   Blur: 25   Color: #000000

Result:

 

15

Open "FemmeAsie47-coly-png"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 6)

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Resize - 53% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Move down slightly like this:

 

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

   Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 100   Blur: 100   Color: #ffffff Shadow on New Layer - checked  

 

16

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Background Color

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Your work and Layer Palette should look like this now:

 

17

Click on the Top Layer (Raster 6)

Edit - Copy Special - Copy Merged

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 7)

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

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

 

18

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

19

Effects - Plugins XE Xtras - Elemental - Metals - Chrome

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

   Vertical: -27   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 49   Blur: 50   Color: #000000  Shadow on New Layer - not checked  

Result:

 

 

20

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

 

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame

Selections - Select None

 

21

Layers - Arrange - Move Down 3 times

 

22

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster 8)

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "masque71-noisette"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Lower the Opacity to 69

 

23

Click on the Top LayerOpen "marianne-deco02-noisette"  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

X: 61.00   Y: 53.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

 

24

Open "marianne-texte"   from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Move to the Bottom Left like this:

 

25

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

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

Effects - Plugins - AAA frames - Foto Frame

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

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

 

26

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