Translation: March - 2019

 

~~ Original by Crealine Graphic ~~

Thank you Linette 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:

Tube by K@rine Dre@ms

Mask by Narah  

All other materials by Linette

 

 

Plugins:

<I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited

Mehdi - Wavy Lab

VM Natural - Weave Distortion **

&<Background Designers> - sf10 I - Corner Right Wrap **

&<Background Designers> - sf10 II - DIS Refractor 2 **

Richard Rosenman - Solid Border

VM Extravaganza - Aura Detector **

It@lian Editors Effect - Effetto Fantasma **

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective 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  #4c162f 

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #b68e92

 

The tutorial:

01

Open "alpha_Naomi"  from tray ( This image contains Alpha Selections)

Window - Duplicate  (or Shift+D)

Close the original and continue on the copy

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 40

 

02

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - VM Natural - Weave Distortion

 

03

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Distortion Effects - Polar Coordinates

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds

Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light

 

04

Click on the Middle Layer (Copy of Raster1)

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Bkg Designer sf10 I> - Corner Right Wrap

Lower the Opacity to 66

 

05

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image "12020.jpg"

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Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

06

Click on the Bottom Layer (Raster1)

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Keep selected

 

07

Effects - Plugins - Richard Rosenman - Solid Border - Color:

Selections - Modify - Contract - 50px

Keep selected

 

08

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - VM Extravaganza - Aura Detector

Keep selected

 

09

Effects - Plugins - Richard Rosenman - Solid Border - Color:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 100   Blur: 40   Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 24.00   Y: 125.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

 

10

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 100   Blur: 40   Color: #000000

Effects - Image effects - Seamless Tiling

Result:

11

Click on the Second Layer from the Top (Copy 2 of Raster1)

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

Selections - promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

12

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - It@lian Editors Effects - Effetto Fantasma

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 100   Blur: 40   Color: #4c162f

 

13

Click on the Top Layer

Close this Layer and click on the Layer below

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Open the Top Layer

 

14

Click on the Bottom Layer

Open "_k@rine_Dreams_Hair_Style_2863_Mars_2014"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

Minimize to tray for later

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

Note: It is best to use this tube here,otherwise the result will be different

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

 

15

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

16

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - VM Natural - Weave Distortion

Change the Blend Mode to Luminance(Legacy)

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Lower the Opacity to 55

Result:

17

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 10   Horizontal: 10   Opacity: 100   Blur: 5   Color: #000000

Repeat the Drop Shadow with V and H at Minus 10

Selections - Select None

 

18

Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Color Palette:

Set your Foregroundcolor to Foreground/Background Gradient (Corel_06_028) - Style: Linear

 

19

Flood Fill Tool (F) Lower the Opacity to 50 on the Toolbar

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

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Gradient

Raise the Opacity back to 100

Keep selected

 

20

Change the Foreground Gradient back to Color #ffffff

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 1   Horizontal: 2   Opacity: 50   Blur: 5   Color: #ffffff

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

21

Click on the Bottom Layer

Edit - Copy

Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Keep selected

 

22

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset - Clear

Basic Tab:

Selections - Select None

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Result:

 

23

Click on the Bottom layer

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Blintz

Edit - Repeat Blintz

Change the Blend Mode to Overlay

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Lower the Opacity to 70

 

24

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color 

Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light

Selections - Select None

 

25

Click on Raster 1

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color 

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image "Narah_Mask_1112"

Layers - Merge - Merge group

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Result:

 

26

Open "deco.naomi1.linette"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Bottom 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: 79.00   Y: 11.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

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

 

27

Click on the Bottom Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling - Color: #ffffff

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

28

Click on the third Layer from the Bottom (Copy of Merged)

Open "_k@rine_Dreams_Hair_Style_2863_Mars_2014"  from tray again

Minimize for now

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

29

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

Lower the Opacity to 70

Change the Blend Mode to Hard Light

 

30

Click on the Top Layer

Open "deco.naomi2.linette"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Top Layer

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

Change the Blend Mode to Screen

 

31

Open "_k@rine_Dreams_Hair_Style_2863_Mars_2014"  from tray again

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: 246.00   Y: 16.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

 

32

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - Drop Shadow Blurry

Basic Tab:

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

33

 Foreground Color - #4c162f      

Background Color - #b68e92 

Change the Foreground to Gradient

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

 

34

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2px - #4c162f  

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 50px - #b68e92

Magic Wand:

Select the last border

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Gradient 

Effects - Filters Unlimited - &<BKg Designer sf10 II> - DIS Refractor 2

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 100   Blur: 40   Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #4c162f  

 

35

 

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