**Translation: January - 2019**

 

Title

~~ Original by Cre@nnie Design ~~

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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 by Corel, if you work with older versions some things might be different but the result will be the same.

 

Acknowledgements:

 

Plugins:

    Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow

    MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

    Toadies - What Are You?

 

Preparations:

Copy the Selections to the Selections folder of PSP

Double click on the Alien Skin Preset it will install automatically

    Open all other files in PSP, duplicate and minimize to Tray.Close the originals.

    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 #d29119

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #120d11

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image of 650 x 500 px

Fill the image with the Foreground Color


2

Selections - Select All

Maximize "2047-43-Nadege" from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

Minimize for later

Edit - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None


03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur


04

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric not checked - Background Color

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling


05

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Distortion Effects - Pixelate


06

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Selections - Edit Selection (Your Selection will turn Red)

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Selections - Edit

Click on the Bottom Layer

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Keep selected


07

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 75   Blur: 40   Color: #000000

Result:

Selections - Select None


08

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric not checked - Foreground Color


09

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Selections - Invert

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None


10

Effects - Geometric Effects - Perspective Vertical

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - merge - Merge Down

Result:


11

Effects - Geometric Effects - Circle

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

Image - Free Rotate


12

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Distortion Effects - Polar Coordinates

Pick Tool (K)

Enter these parameters for the X and Y position on the Tool Bar

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

Layers - Merge - Merge Down


13

Edit - Cut

Edit - Paste As New Image

Minimize to tray for now

On your main work image:

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_Mask_1314"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group


14

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric not checked

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling


15

Materials Palette

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Keep selected


16

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

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Effects - Distortion Effects - Pixelate - Same settings

Note: Ignore the red warning, just click ok

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  Vertical: 25   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 75   Blur: 40   Color: #000000


17

Click on the Bottom Layer

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

Effects - Illumination Effects - Sunburst - Background Color

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance


18

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Lower the Opacity of the Flood Fill tool to 25 on the Toolbar

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Select None

Raise the Opacity of the Flood Fill Tool back to 100


19

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You?

Click on the Bottom Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top


20

Maximize the image from step#42

Edit - Copy

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

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

Pick Tool (K)

Enter these parameters for the X and Y position on the Tool Bar

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

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


21

Maximize "deco-questa-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 position on the Tool Bar

Press any key to close the Pick Tool


22

 

Maximize "deco-questa-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 position on the Tool Bar

Press any key to close the Pick Tool


23

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Effects - Plugins

 

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset - Clear, No Drop Shadow

Selections - Select None

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


24

Maximize "tekst-questa"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

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

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling


25

Maximize "2047-43-Nadege" again from tray

Edi - Copy

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

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

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Move down to the edge of your work like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  Vertical: 25   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 75   Blur: 40   Color: #000000


26

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 50px - Foreground Color

Effects - 3D Effects - Cutout - Shadow Color: #000000


27

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Cutout - Shadow Color: #000000


28

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "questa-4-cre@nnie"

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Select None

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 5

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - Backgroundcolor

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 800 Pixels - Resize all Layers checked

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


Extra Examples by Chris and Celine