Translation: January - 2018

 

~~ Original by Creannie Design ~~

Thank you Annie 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 Lily

Plugins:

AP [Lines] - Lines - SilverLining

Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass

<I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited

Flaming Pear - Flood

&<Bkg Kaleidoscope> - Cake Mix & 4QFlip-ZBottomR

Toadies - *Sucking Toad* - Bevel II

VM Toolbox - MirrororriM

VM Natural - Splash

 

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

 

 

Colors:

Note: When working with your own colors, play with the Blend Mode and/or Opacity at your own discretion

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #29a6ab

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #0f3d74

NOTE: If you are using different colors you might need to colorize

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new Transparent image 650 X 500 px

Fill the image with the Foreground Color

 

02

Effects - Image Effects - Offset - Background Color

 

03

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

 

04

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Bkg Kaleidoscope> - Cakemix

 

05

Change the Foreground Color to #f63a5c

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 5px - #f63a5c

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - not checked - Background Color

 

06

Effects - Plugins - VM Natural - Splash

 

07

Effects - Plugins - VM Toolbox - MirrororriM

 

08

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "odette-1-cre@nnie"

 

09

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

 

10

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "odette-2-cre@nnie"

 

11

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

Selections - Select None

 

12

Change the Foreground Color back to #29a6ab

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - not checked - Foreground Color

 

13

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

14

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "odette-3-cre@nnie"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

15

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 85   Blur: 25   Color: #000000

 

16

Open "deco-odette-1"  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: 43.00   Y: 90.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

 

17

Layers - Duplicate

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

18

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Free Rotate

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

19

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Color

Layers New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_Mask_0931"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

20

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

21

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Selections - Modify - Contract - 15px

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Modify - Contract - 15px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

22

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

23

Again:

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Edit - Repeat Layer Merge Down

 

24

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

Effects - Geometric Effects - Perspective Horizontal

 

25

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flood

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

26

Layers - Duplicate

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

Slection Tool (S) - Layer Opaque

Selections - Invert

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Keep selected

 

27

Effects - Plugins  - Toadies - *Sucking Toad* - Bevel I

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Selections - Defloat

Lower the Opacity to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 85   Blur: 25   Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

28

Image - Resize - 60% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Pick Tool(K)

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

X: 325.00   Y: 122.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 85   Blur: 25   Color: #000000

 

29

Activate the Bottom Layer

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

 

30

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image "Narah_mask_0781

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

 

31

Open "deco-odette-2"  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: 395.00   Y: 25.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

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

 

32

Open "femme 628 by Lily" from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

Objects - Align Bottom

Objects - Align Left

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

Effects - Plugins Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - "odette-cre@nnie-ps"

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

 

33

Open "tekst-odette"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Move to the Bottom Right like this:

 

34

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 25px - Background Color

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 85   Blur: 25   Color: #000000

 

34

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 900 Pixels - Resize all Layers checked

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

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Extra Examples by Chris and Celine:

Celine