***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:

Flaming Pear - Flood

Toadies - What Are You?

Eye Candy 5 - Impact Glass & Perspective Shadow

 

Preparations:

Place the Selections 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  #badobb         

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #3b502f          

    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

Selections - Select All

Open "Jeanne_WomanFace_LadyGreenHair_08_09_2019" from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

Minimize to tray for later

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

04

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

 

05

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Change the Blend Mode to Hard Light and lower the Opacity to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

06

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

07

Effects - Distortion Effects - Twirl

Edit - Repeat Twirl

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/40  Colour: #000000

 

08

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

 

09

Selections - Select All

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

 

10

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Invert

 

11

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/40  Colour: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

12

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

13

Selections - Select All

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

Selections - Invert

 

14

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You?

 

15

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Mutliply

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/40  Colour: #000000

Selections - Select None

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

16

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

17

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

 

18

Flood Fill Tool: Lower the Opacity to 50 on the Toolbar

Fill the Selection with the Background Colour

Selections - Modify - Contract - 10px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Flood Fill Tool: Lower the Opacity to 25

Fill the Selection with the Background Colour

Selections - Select None

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Raise the Opacity back to 100 on the Toolbar

 

19

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

20

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Edit - Copy

 

21

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - "vallerie-cre@nnie.ps"

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

 

22

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Image - Free Rotate

 

23

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 841.00  Y: 210.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Same settings

 

24

Activate the Bottom Layer

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

 

25

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flood

Selections - Select None

Your work should look like this now:

 

26

Open "MR_Tanquility" from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

 

27

Selections - Select All

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/40  Colour: #000000

 

28

Selections - Select All

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

 

29

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Invert

 

30

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/40  Colour: #000000

 

31

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk- "vallerie-3-cre@nnie"

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Colour

 

32

Effects - Plugins Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset - Clear

Selections - Select None

 

33

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk- "vallerie-4-cre@nnie"

Fill the Selection with the Background Colour

Effects - Plugins Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset - Clear

Selections - Select None

 

34

Open "wa29-cre@nnie"   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: 567.00  Y: 244.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 2/1/75/0  Colour:#badobb   

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay

 

35

Open "tekst-vallerie"  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: 786.00  Y: 595.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 2/1/75/0  Colour:#badobb  

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Luminace(Legacy)

 

36

Open "Jeanne_WomanFace_LadyGreenHair_08_09_2019" from tray

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

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

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 130.00  Y: 101.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/40  Colour: #000000

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

 

37

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 800px - 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: