**Translation: April - 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 2.0

&<Bkg Designers sf10 II> - NEO Vasarely Mosaics **

&<Bkg Kaleidoscope> - Persian Kaleidoscope **

Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1 and Sorting Tiles

AP [Lines] - Lines - SilverLining

Carolaine and Sensibility - cs-texture

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

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

 

Preparations:

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 #eef5f5   

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #579a93

 

The tutorial:

01

Open "Vyp_Alpha_Marie" from tray

This image contains Alpha Selections

Window - Duplicate

Close the original and continue on the Copy

 

02

Effects - Plugins Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1

 

03

Effects - Plugins Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

 

03

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<BKg Designers sf10 II> - NEO Vasarely Mosaics

 

04

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Lower the Opacity to 60

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Result:

 

05

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

06

Layers - Duplicate

Click on the Bottom Layer (Raster 1)

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

 

07

Open "Vyp_Naelys-Fond" from tray

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

Change the Blend Mode to Color

 

08

Click on the Top Layer (Copy of Raster 1)

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

Result:

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

09

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 20

Selections - Select None

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

10

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Distortion Effects - Punch

 

11

Effects - Geometric Effects - Spherize

 

12

 

Effects - Plugins - AP [Lines] - Lines - SilverLining

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 0   Horizontal:  Opacity: 50   Blur: 25   Color: #000000

 

13

Close the Top Layer

Click on the Bottom Layer

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Bkg Kaleidoscope - Persian Kaleidoscope

 

14

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 20

Selections - Select None

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

15

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility - cs-texture

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 0   Horizontal:  Opacity: 50   Blur: 25   Color: #000000

Layer Palette:  Close this Layer

 

16

Click on the Bottom Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "Selection#3"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 20

Selections - Select None

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

17

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

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Your work and Layer Palette should look like this now:

 

18

Click on the Bottom Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "Selection#4"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

 

19

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders

Fill the Selection with #ffffff

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 0   Horizontal:  Opacity: 50   Blur: 25   Color: #000000

 

20

Open all Layers

Click on the Bottom Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

 

21

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

 

22

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "Selection#5"

Press the Delete key on your keyboard twice

Selection - Select None

Result:

 

23

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_0415"

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

24

Open "yISOEL7xoM3hxMpj6xtWkh35RG4"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Resize - 70% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Edit - Repeat Image Resize (twice)

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 165.00   Y: 3.00

Press any key to close the pick Tool

Layers - Duplicate

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 10

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply and lower the Opacity to 75

 

25

Click on the Top Layer (original tube)

Adjust - Sharpness - Unsharp Mask

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset "Vyp_Shadow_Naelys.f1s"

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

 

26

Open "Vyp_Naelys_Deco01"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Edit - Repeat - Layer Move Down

 

27

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "Selection#6"

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

28

Open "Vyp_Naelys_text"  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: 548.00   Y: 142.00

Press any key to close the pick Tool

 

29

Click on the Bottom Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply and lower the Opacity to 38

 

30

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #579a93

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #579a93

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #579a93

 

32

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 10px - #579a93   

Magic Wand:

Click in the last border

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

 

33

Selections - Select All

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

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

Selections - Select None

 

34

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #579a93

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #579a93

 

35

Open "Vyp_Naelys_Deco02"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image:

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

No need to move

Layers - Merge - Merge All Flatten

 

36

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