***Translation:November 2021***

 

~~ 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:

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

Texturizer - Canvas

 

Preparations:

Place the Selection into the Selections folder of PSP

Open all other files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #dddcbd        

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #684826        

    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 Background Colour

 

02

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Offset - Background Colour

 

04

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

05

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

 

06

Selections - Select All

Selections - Float

Selections - Defloat

Selections - Modify - Contract - 100px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

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

 

07

Selections - Select All

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

 

08

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Invert

 

09

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 20

Effects - Plugins - Texture - Texturizer - Canvas

Selections - Invert

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

Selections - Select None

 

10

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

11

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "happy-2022-1-cre@nnie"

 

12

Effects - Plugins - Texture - Texturizer - Canvas

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

13

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

 

14

Selections - Select All

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

 

15

Selections - Invert

Adjust - Add/Remove Noise - Add Noise

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

Selections - Select None

 

16

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Same settings

 

17

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "NarahsMasks_1508"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

18

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "NarahsMasks_1655"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 2/2/75/0  Colour: #000000

 

19

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "NarahsMasks_1510"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Dodge and lower the Opacity to 80

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Your work should look like this now:

 

20

Open "calguismistcoupechamp12119" from tray

Edit - Copy the Bottom Layer

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

Image - Resize - 28% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

 

21

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 45.00  Y: 173.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Adjust - Sharpen -  Sharpen More

 

22

Open "mod_article22424238_7.png" 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: 477.00  Y: 3.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Luminance(Legacy) and lower the Opacity to 60

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

23

Open "tekst-happy-2022"  from tray

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 607.00  Y: 79.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

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

 

24

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 25px - Foreground Colour 

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 25px - Background Colour 

Selections - Invert

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 20

 

25

Adjust - Add/Remove Noise - Add Noise - Same settings

Selections - Invert

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

Edit - Repeat Drop Shadow

Selections - Select None

 

26

Open "6600-Luz Cristina" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Image - Resize - 85% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 309.00   Y: 15.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

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

 

27

Activate the Bottom Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_0768"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Dodge and lower the Opacity to 45

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

 

28

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: