***Translation:September 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 - Horizontal Mirror

Toadies - What Are You?

 

Preparations:

Open all files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #CA9A50       

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #4C868A        

    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 - Offset - Foreground Colour

 

04

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

 

05

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You?

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

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: 0/0/65/25  Colour: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

08

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

09

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

Open "Jolcsi681"from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

Minimize for later

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

Selections - Select None

 

10

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

11

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Hard Light

 

12

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Vertical

 

13

Selections - Select All

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

 

14

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Select None

 

15

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Horizontal Mirror

 

16

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

17

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Colour: #000000

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

18

Effects - Geometric Effects - Circle - Transparent

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

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Objects - Align Top

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 25/0/65/25  Colour: #000000

 

19

Activate "tree.psp" From tray

Edit - Copy

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

Objects - Align Left

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

 

20

Activate the Bottom Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Colour: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

21

Your work and Layer Palette should look like this now:

 

22

Open "ThuNov0120182" ( the second tree) from tray

Edit - Copy

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: 336.00   Y: 100.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Colour: #000000

 

23

Layers  New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "NarahsMasks_1542"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

24

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Change the Blend Mode to Dodge

Layers - Duplicate

Change the Blend Mode to Screen

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 70

 

25

Selections - Select All

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

 

26

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

Selections - Invert

 

27

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You? - Same settings

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Colour: #000000

 

28

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour

Slections - Modify - Contract - 2px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

 

29

Selections - Select All

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

 

30

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Invert

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 50

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Colour: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

31

Open "tekst-ontoautumn01" 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: 172.00   Y: 91.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

32

Open "tekst-ontoautumn02" 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: 425.00   Y: 220.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 2/2/65/0  Colour: #000000

 

33

Open "Jolcsi681"from tray again

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 803.00   Y: 141.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

34

Layers - Duplicate

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 50

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Colour: #000000 - Horizontal - Not checked

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Multiply

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

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

 

35

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: