***Translation: December - 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:

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

&<Bkg Kaleidoscope> - Radial Mirror ***

<I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0

*** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

Open all materials in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #d89362         

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #3d0248         

    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

Selections - Select All

Open "nena-woman-5194" 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 of this Layer to Difference and lower the Opacity to 50

 

06

 Selections - Select All

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

Selections - Invert

 

07

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Bkg Kaleidoscope - Radial Mirror

Selections - Invert

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

 

08

Selections - Modify - Contract - 150px

Seletions - Promote Selection to Layer

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

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

Selections - Select None

 

09

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Horizontal

 

10

Selections - Select All

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

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

Selections - Select None

 

11

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Horizontal

 

12

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour 

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_0386"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

 

13

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave

 

14

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour 

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_Mask_0972"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

 

15

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

 

16

Lower the Opacity of the Flood Fill Tool to 25

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Colour 

Selections - Modify - Contract - 50px

Fill the Selection with the Background Colour

Raise the Flood Fill Opacity back to 100

Keep the Selection

 

17

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave - Same settings

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

Selections - Select None

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

18

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Bi Directional

Your work should look like this now:

19

Activate the Bottom Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

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

 

20

Open "south-africa.png"  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: 115.00   Y: 88.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Soft Light

 

21

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

 Fill the Selection with the Background Colour 

 

22

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave - Same settings

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

23

Seletions - Modify - Contract - 25px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

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

 

24

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

25

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

26

Image - Free Rotate

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 471.00   Y: 18.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

27

Layer Palette: Activate Copy of Raster 1

Edit - Copy

Selections - Select All

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

 

28

Selections - Invert

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur - Same settings

 

29

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Exclusion

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Selections - Invert

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

 

30

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

 

31

Open "nena-woman-5194" from tray again

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 78% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

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

 

32

Open "tekst-xhosa" 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: 772.00   Y: 394.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 5/5/75/0  Colour: #d89362

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

33

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

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: