***Translation: January - 2022***

 

~~ Original by Cre@nnie Design ~~

Thank you 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:

AAA Frames - Foto Frames

AP [Lines] - Lines - SilverLining

Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow & Extrude

Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

 

Preparations:

Place the Selections into the Selections folder of PSP

Double click on the Alien Skin Presets to install them

Place the Texture into the Textures folder of PSP

Open all other files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #f3e7eb          

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #bb626a          

    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

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 30

 

02

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Horizontal

 

03

Selections - Select All

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

 

04

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default Settings

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/30  Colour: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

05

Efects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

06

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

 

07

Effects - Plugins - AP [Lines ] - Lines - SilverLining - Dotty Grid

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

 

08

Selections - Select All

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

Selections - Invert

 

09

Effects - Plugins - AP [Lines ] - Lines - SilverLining - Dotty Grid - Same Settings

Selections - Select None

 

10

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Same settings

 

11

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_Mask_1193"

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

12

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame

 

13

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Colour                

Selections - Modify - Contract - 10px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

14

Layers - Duplicate (twice)

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Activate Copy of Raster 1

Objects - Align - Horz. Center-In Canvas

 

15

Magic Wand:

Select the Middle of the Middle Frame

(If you are unable to select it, lock the Bottom Layer

 

16

Open "heart-1.jpg" from tray

Edit - Cop

Edit - Paste  Paste Into Selection

Effects - 3D Effects - Buttonize - Foreground Colour

 

17

Select the Middle of the Left frame (The Layer below)

Open "heart-2.jpg" from tray

Edit - Paste  Paste Into Selection

Effects - 3D Effects - Buttonize - Foreground Colour

 

18

Activate the Top Layer (Copy 2 of Raster1)

Select the Middle of the Right frame

Open "heart-3.jpg" from tray

Edit - Paste  Paste Into Selection

Effects - 3D Effects - Buttonize - Foreground Colour

Selections - Select None

 

19

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Edit - Repeat Layer Merge Down

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

20

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - valentine-2022-cre@nnie-ps"

Note: If the Preset isn't working for you, use these settings in the Basic Tab:

If you locked your Bottom Layer in step #15 open it now

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

21

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Soft Light

 

Your work should look like this now:

 

22

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer back to Normal

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance 

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/30  Colour: #000000

Edit - Copy

 

23

Image - Canvas Size

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Colour

 

24

Change the Foreground Colour to Texture - "textuur-hartjes"

Fill the Layer with the Texture

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 8

Layers - Arrange - Send to Bottom

 

25

Activate the Bottom Layer - (Merged)

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/30  Colour: #000000

Edit - Repeat Drop Shadow

 

26

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

 

27

Layers - New Raster Layer

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1 - Same Settings

Change the Bend Mode of this Layer to Soft Light

 

28

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

 

29

Untick the Texture in your Materials Palette

Your are now back to the original Foreground Colour

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Colour

Selections - Select None

 

30

Effects - Reflection Effects - Kaleidoscope

 

31

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk -"valentine-2022-2-cre@nnie"

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

32

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 727.00   Y: 511.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

33

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Extrude - Preset "valentine-2022-cre@nnie-extrude"

Note: If the Preset isn't working for you, use these settings in the Basic Tab:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/30  Colour: #000000

 

34

Open 3603-woman-LB Tubes" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Image - Resize - 90% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

 

35

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 127.00   Y: 65.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

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

 

36

Open "tekst-valentine-2022" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 602.00   Y: 336.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

37

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Drop Shadow, Low

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

 

38

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 Example by Chris