*** 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:

      Tube by Lana          

    Mask by Narah        

Plugins:

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Simple - 4 Way Average

Tramages - Cirquelate

L en K - landksiteofwonders - L en K's Adonis

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact

 

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  #586a43          

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #373f52           

    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 a new Transparent image 650 X 500px

Fill the image with the Foreground Colour

 

02

Effects - Image Effects - Offset - Background Colour

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Horizontal

 

04

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

 

05

Effects - Plugins - L en K - landksiteofwonders - L en K's Adonis

 

06

Selections - Select All

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

 

07

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Bidirectional

 Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/35  Colour: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

08

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Hard Light and lower the Opacity to 50

 

09

Effects - Geometric Effects -  Skew

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

10

Selections - Select All

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

 

11

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Bidirectional

Selections - Invert

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 10

 

12

Effects - Plugins - Tramages - Cirquelate

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/35  Colour: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

13

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Horizontal

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

 

14

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selecion From Disk - "babs-1-cre@nnie"

Fill the Selection with the Background Colour

Selections - Modify - Contract - 15px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

15

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Horizontal

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layers - Duplicate

Omage - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Your work should look like this now:

 

16

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Fill the Selection with the Background Colour 

Selections - Modify - Contract - 15px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

17

Image - Rotate Right

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind - From Right

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind - From Left

Image - Rotate Left

 

18

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay

 

19

Change the Foreground Colour to #ebeaf0

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selecion From Disk - "babs-2-cre@nnie"

Fill the Selection with the new Foreground Colour

Selections - Select None

 

20

 

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind - From Left

Edit - Repeat Wind

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay

 

21

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Plugins - Simple - 4 Way Average

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Layers - Duplicate

 

22

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_Mask_1093"

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay

 

23

Open "deco-babs-1"  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: 60.00   Y: 50.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

24

Effects - Plugins - L en K - landksiteofwonders - L en K's Adonis - Same settings

 

25

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

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

 

26

Open "deco-babs-2"  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: 0.00   Y: 93.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

27

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

 Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/35  Colour: #000000

 

28

Open " LD-model-1008"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 70% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Pick tool (K)

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

X: 517.00   Y: -2.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/35  Colour: #000000

 

29

Open "tekst-babs" 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: 191.00   Y: 181.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay

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 Example by Chris