**Translation: March - 2019**

 

~~ Original by Violette Graphic ~~

Thank you Violette 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

&<Bkg Kaleidoscope> - 4QFlip UpperR**

&<Bkg Designers sf10 II> - DIS Refractor 1**

Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1 and Sorting Tiles

dsb Flux - Linear Transmission

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

It@lian Editors Effect - Mosaico**

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

Open all 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  #e6dcdd 

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #7d7c9b 

 

The tutorial:

 

01

Open "Vyp_Alpha_Marie" from tray (this image contains Alpha Selections)

Window - Duplicate  (or Shift+D) Close the original, continue on the copy

 

02

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Way Lab 1.1

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 25

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

04

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

Layers - Duplicate

 

05

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

 

06

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Image - Free Rotate

 

07

Click on Raster 1

Selections - Select All

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Click on the Top Layer (Copy of Raster1)

Image - Crop to Selection

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Lower the Opacity to 50

Your work and layer Palette should look like this:

 

08

Click on the Bottom Layer

Effects - Reflection Effects - Rotating Mirror

 

09

Click on the Top Layer

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Bkg Kaleidoscope> - 4QFlip UpperR

 

10

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Bkg Designer sf10 II> - DIS Refractor 1

Raise the Opacity to 75

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layers - Duplicate

Change the Blend Mode to Overlay and lower the Opacity to 60

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Result:

 

11

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

 

12

Effects - Plugins - dsb flux - Linear Transmission

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Vertical: 3   Horizontal: 3   Opacity: 40   Blur: 3   Color: #000000

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Vertical: -3   Horizontal: -3   Opacity: 40   Blur: 3   Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

13

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Distortion Effects - Pinch

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

14

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

 

15

Click on the Top Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Geometric Effects - Perspective Horizontal

 

16

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Flip Horizontal

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 40   Blur: 5   Color: #000000

 

17

Click on the second Layer from the Top (Promoted Selection)

Efects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - It@lian Editors Effect - Mosaico

Object - Align Top

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

 

18

Click on the second Layer from the Top (Copy of Promoted Selection)

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

Press the Delete key on your keyboard twice

Selections - Select None

Result:

 

19

Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with #ffffff

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_Mask_1370"

Layers - Merge - Merge group

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

20

Click on the Top Layer

Open "1534179970_54"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Resize - 62% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 346.00   Y: 6.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

 

21

Layers - Duplicate

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 10

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

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

 

22

Click on the Top Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply and lower the Opacity to 35

 

23

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Edit - Repeat Layer Merge Down

Click on Copy of Raster 2

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset "Vyp_Shadow_Marie.f1s"

Adjust - One Step Photo Fix

Result:

 

24

Open "Vyp_Marie_Deco1"  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: 202.00   Y: 433.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

 

25

Open "Vyp_Marie_Deco2"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Objects - Align Top

Note: if you don't have this option, move to the top like this:

 

26

Open "Vyp_Marie_text"  from tray

Click on Raster 2

Edit - Copy

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

Move to the Bottom Right like this:

 

27

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #595872

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #595872

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #595872

 

28

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 10px - #595872

 Magic Wand:

Select the last border

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

 

29

Selections - Select All

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 60   Blur: 30   Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #595872

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #595872

 

31

Open "Vyp_Marie_Deco3"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

No need to move

Layers - Merge - Merge All Flatten

 

32

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


Extra Examples by Chris and Celine:

Celine