***Translation: February - 2022***

 

~~ Original by Cre@nnie Design ~~

Thank you Annie for 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 2020 Ultimate, 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 - Chrome & Perspective Shadow

Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-LDots

MuRa's Seamless - Shift & Mirror Diagonal

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Simple - 4 Way Average & Left Right Wrap

 

Preparations:

Place the Selections in 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:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #dccbb7           

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #553019           

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

    If you are using different colors you may need to colorize some of the original elements

The Tutorial:

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01

Open anew Transparent image - 650 X 500px

Fill the image with the Foreground Colour

 

02

Selections - Select All

Open "vvs-woman1691" from tray

Edit - Copy the second Layer

Minimize to tray for later

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default Settings

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 50

 

04

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Seamless - Shift

Effects - Edge Effects  Enhance More

 

05

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Difference and lower the Opacity to 35

 

06

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - Not Checked - Foreground Colour

 

07

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Invert

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/35  Colour: #000000 Shadow on New Layer - Checked

Activate the Top Layer

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/35  Colour: #000000 Uncheck Shadow on New Layer

Selections - Select None

 

08

Activate the Bottom Layer

Layers - Arrange - Move Up

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Left Right Wrap

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

09

Effects - image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

10

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

 

11

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-LDots

 

12

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

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/35  Colour: #000000

 

13

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Seamless - Mirror Diagonal

 

14

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layers - Duplicate

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Dissolve and lower the Opacity to 60

 

15

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - Not Checked - Background Colour

Selections - Invert

 

14

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Seamless - Shift - Same settings

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 10

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/35  Colour: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

15

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Horizontal

 

16

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

17

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Effects - Plugins - Simple - 4 Way Average

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/35  Colour: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

18

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/35  Colour: #000000

Keep the Selection

Your work should look like this now:

19

Layers - New Raster Layer

Open "eyes'-lisa" from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 35

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Selections - Select None

 

20

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 203.00   Y: 29.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

21

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_Mask_1175

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 5/5/75/0  Colour: #000000

 

22

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - Not Checked - Background Colour

 

23

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Invert

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 10

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/35 Colour: #000000

Selection - Select None

 

24

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/35 Colour: #000000

 

25

Layers - New Raster Layer

Change the Foreground Colour to #9f783e

Fill the Layer with the new Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "NarahsMasks_1685"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

26

Open "vvs-woman1691" from tray again

Edit - Copy the second Layer

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

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 158.00   Y: 61.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/35 Colour: #000000

 

27

Open "tekst-ashlea"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 550.00   Y: 191.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

28

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Chrome - Preset - "ashlea-cre@nnie-chrome"

 

28

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - Drop Shadow, Low

29

Open "vvss-deco0084" from tray

Edit - Copy the second Layer

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

Image - Resize - 50% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 652.00   Y: 429.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - Background Colour

 

30

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 800 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: