*** Translation: April - 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:

Simple - Diamonds

Toadies - Weaver

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

L en K - landksiteofwonders - L en K's Pia

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact

 

Preparations:

Add the Pick Preset to the Presets folder of PSP

Open all other files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #dddad5           

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #514039           

    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

Selections - Select All

Open "EMA Easter eggs Parakeet 25 03 2020"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

Minimze for to tray for later

On your work image: Edit  Paste - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

04

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

 

05

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Distortion Effects - Pixelate

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay and lower the Opacity to 70

 

06

Selections - Select All

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

 

07

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Invert

 

08

Effects - Art Media Effects - Brushstrokes - Background Colour

Selections - Invert

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

Selections - Select None

 

09

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Diamonds

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Hard Light and lower the Opacity to 70

 

10

Selections - Select All

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

 

11

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Invert

 

12

Effects - Art Media Effects - Brushstrokes -  Same settings

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

Selections - Select None

 

13

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Horizontal

 

14

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

15

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Weaver

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

16

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Dissolve

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

17

Layers - Duplicate

Pick Tool (K)

Select "easter2022-cre@nnie" from the drop down menu

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

18

Layers - Duplicate

Image  Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Your work and Layer Palette should look like this now:

Edit - Cut (Do not press Delete on your keyboard)

 

19

Selections - Select All

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

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

 

20

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select none

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

 

21

Selections - Select All

Selections - Float

Selections - Defloat

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur - Same settings

Keep the Selection

 

22

Layers - New Raster Layer

Open "eggs.jpg"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Soft Light and lower the Opacity to 30

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

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

Selections - Select None

 

23

Activate the Middle Layer (Promoted Selection)

Effects - Art Media Effects - Brush Strokes - Same settings

 

24

Effects  Plugins - MuRa's Meister  Perspetive Tiling

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

 

25

Layers - New Raster Layer

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Fill the Selection with the Background Colour

Selections - Modify - Contract - 15px

 

26

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Foreground Colour

 

27

Layers - New Raster Layer

Open "EMA Easter eggs Parakeet 25 03 2020"  from tray again

Edit - Copy

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

Selections - Select None

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

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

 

28

Open "EMA Easter Bunny 20 04 2020"  from tray

Erase the watermark

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: 596.00  Y: 109.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

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

 

29

Open "tekst-easter-2022-1"  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: 197.00   Y: 155.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Multiply

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

 

30

Open "tekst-easter-2022-2"  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: 8.00   Y: 192.00

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

 

31

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 800px - 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: