***Translation: October-2019***

 

~~ 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:

Alien Slin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass

Mehdi - Weaver, Kaleidoscope 2.1, & Sorting Tiles

Toadies - What Are You?

 

Preparations:

Place the Selections into the Selection 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  #e3cdb1     

     Set your Backgroundcolor to #12027        

    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 of 650 X 500px

Fill the Image with the Foreground Color

 

02

Selections - Select All

Open "femme670-coly"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

Minimize for later

On your work image:  Edit - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select none

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 50

 

04

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - Not checked - Background Color

Edit - Copy

 

05

Selections - Invert

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select none

Adjust - Blur - Motion Blur

 

06

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Selections - Select none

 

07

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You?

 

08

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Weaver

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

09

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

10

Effects - Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - Not checked - Foreground Color

 

11

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Kaleidoscope 2.1

 

12

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

 

13

Effects -Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles - Mosaic

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

14

Selections - Edit (Your image will turn Red)

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Selections - Edit

 

15

Effects -Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles - Crossed

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Selections - Select None

 

16

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

 

17

Open "animalprint.jpg"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light and lower the opacity to 40

Selections - Select None

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

 

18

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Select none

 

19

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Weaver

 

20

Effects - Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - Not checked - Foreground Color

 

21

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

22

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

 

23

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You?

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/25  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

Your work should look like this now:

 

24

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_Mask_1364"

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Lower the Opacity to 75 (Or lower depending on your chosen colors)

 

25

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

 

26

Layer Palette: Click on the Bottom Layer

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

 

27

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset - "animalprint-cre@nnie-glass"

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

 

28

Selections - Modify - Contract by 65px

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Same settings

Selections - Select none

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

 

29

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 782.00   Y: 8.00

Press M to close the Pick tool

 

30

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Weaver - Same settings

 

31

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

 

32

Layer Palette:  Click on the Top Layer

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layers - Duplicate

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

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 0.00   Y: 453.00

Press M to close the Pick tool

 

33

Layer Palette: Click on the Bottom Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "animalprint-5-cre@nnie"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

 

34

Layers - New Raster layer

Open "prints.jpg" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Luminance and Lower the Opacity to 70

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

35

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Same settings

Selections - Select None

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Layers - Duplicate

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

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 26.00   Y: 43.00

Press M to close the Pick tool

Result:

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Open "femme670-coly"  from tray again

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 80% - Resize All Layers - Not checked

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 170.00   Y: 5.00

Press M to close the Pick tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/25  Color: #000000

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

 

37

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