*** Translation: March - 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

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Simple - Left Right Wrap & Diamonds

 

Preparations:

Place the Selection into 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  #c76945           

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #023058           

    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 - Geometric Effects - Skew

 

04

Layers - Duplicate

Image Mirror Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Soft Light

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

05

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 25

 

06

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric  Not Checked - Background Colour

 

07

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/45  Colour: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

08

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

09

Selections - Select All

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

 

10

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/45  Colour: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

12

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Change the Direction to Horizontal 

 

13

Layers - New Raster Layer

Change the Foreground Colour to #feebdb

Fill the Layer with the new Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "NarahsMasks_1661"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

14

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

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

 

15

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew - Same settings

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Soft Light

 

16

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Result:

 

17

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "eilena-1-cre@nie"

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Colour

Selections - Modify - Contract - 3px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

18

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

 

19

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Motion Trail - Preset - "eilena-cre@nnie-mt"

Note: If the preset isn't working or you, use the settings in the Basic Tab:

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay

 

20

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

 

21

Activate the Bottom Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection 

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/45  Colour: #000000

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

21

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Left Right Wrap

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Soft Light

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Your work should look like this now:

 

22

Selections - Select All

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

Selections - Invert

Effects - Plugins - Simple Diamonds

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 5

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/45  Colour: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

23

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

24

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection 

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Background Colour

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

25

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/45  Colour: #000000

 

26

Open "deco-eilena 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: 57.00   Y: 82.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

27

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Rotate Right

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind

Edit - Repeat Wind

Image - Rotate - Left

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Activate the Top Layer

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 5/5/65/0  Colour: #000000

 

28

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind - Same settings

Edit - Repeat Wind

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

29

Open "tekst-eilena"  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: 22.00   Y: 465.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 5/5/65/0  Colour: #000000

 

30

Open "femme518-coly" from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 80% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 612.00   Y: 9.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

31

Layers - Duplicate

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 25

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Multiply

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

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

 

32

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: