***Translation: April - 2022 **

 

~~ Original by Noisette ~~

Thank you Annick 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:

      Masks by Tine and VSP

    Tube by Mina

    all other materials by Noisette

Plugins:

VM Instant Art - Three Corners

<I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Buttons and Frames - Round Button

<I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Paper Textures - Fibrous Paper, Fine

 

Preparations:

Place the Selection into the Selections folder of PSP

Open all other files in PSP, keep the Colour Palette open and minimize the rest to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #360604           

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #FFFFFF            

    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 900 X 500px

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour 

 

02

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster 2)

Fill the Layer with the Background Colour 

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "creation.tine_masque207.jpg"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

03

Layers - New Raster Layer - (Raster 2)

Effects - Plugins - VM Instant Art - Three Corners - Default settings

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius 16

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay and lower the Opacity to 93

 

04

Set your Foreground to Gradient (Corel_06_029) - Style: Linear

 

05

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster 3)

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "macha-selnoisette01"

Fill the Selection with Colour 5 - #d7c9c3

 

06

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Modify - Contract - 40px

Fill the Selection with the Gradient 

 

07

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders

Fill the Selection with Colour 5 - #d7c9c3

Selections - Select None

 

08

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Paper Textures - Fibrous Paper, Fine - Default settings

 

09

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -3/10/32/36  Colour: #000000

 

10

Open "macha-deco01-noisette.png"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 4)

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 378.00  Y: 20.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 7/4/26/0   Colour: #000000

 

11

Open "macha-deco02-noisette.png"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 5)

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: -5.00  Y: 407.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

12

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 420.00  Y: -7.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

13

Open "macha-texte01-noisette.png"

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer - (Raster 6)

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 784.00  Y: 75.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

14

 

Open "macha-deco03-noisette.png"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 7)

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 196.00  Y: 65.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Hard Light

 

15

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster 8)

Fill the Layer with Colour 4 #FFFFFF

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "VSP253.jpg"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

16

Open "macha-deco04-noisette.png"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 8)

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 188.00  Y: 30.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

17

 

Open "macha-deco05-noisette.png"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 9)

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 27.00  Y: -42.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay

 

18

Set your Foreground to Gradient (Corel_06_029) - Style: Linear

 

19

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster 10)

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "macha-selnoisette02"

Fill the Selection with the Gradient 

 

20

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Buttons and Frames - Round Button

 

21

Selections - Modify - Contract 33px

Open "Mina@.donna2.30.10.pspimage" from tray

Edit - Copy the Bottom Layer

Keep open

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 11)

Image - Resize - 30% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Move into the center of the Selection like this:

 

22

Selections - Invert

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Invert

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders

Keep the Selection

 

23

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Selection with Colour 4 #FFFFFF

Selections - Select none

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -6/10/32/36  Colour: #000000

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -9/10/54/44  Colour: #000000

 

24

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

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

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 204.00  Y: 144.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

25

Copy "Mina@.donna2.30.10.pspimage" again

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 11)

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

Pick Tool (K)

Move to the Right like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -10/24/50/50  Colour: #000000

 

26

Edit - Copy Special - Copy Merged

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked -30px - Colour 4 - #FFFFFF

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked -40px - Colour 3 #000000 

 

27

Magic Wand:

Select the Last Border (Black)

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

 

28

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

 

29

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Paper Textures - Fibrous Paper, Fine

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/50/50  Colour: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

30

 

Open "macha-deco06-noisette.png"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 2)

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 77.00  Y: 37.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - Colour 3 #000000 

 

31

Optional: Image - Resize to your taste - 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: