*** Translation: November - 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:

AAA Frames - Foto Frame

Flaming Pear - Flexify 2 & Flood

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Toadies - Weaver

VanDerLee - Snowflakes

 Preparations:

Copy the Selection to the Selections folder of PSP

Open all other files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #e6e9f1   

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #8c7257   

    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

Set your Foreground to Gradient (Corel_06_029) - Style: Radial

 

The tutorial:

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01

Open a new Transparent image - 650 X 500px

Fill the image with the Foreground Gradient

 

02

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

03

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Change the Blend Mode to Lighten

 

04

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Background Color

 

05

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

 

06

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flexify 2

 

07

Selections - Select All

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

 

08

Edit - Copy

Selections - Invert

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Keep selected

 

09

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Select None

Result:

 

10

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

11

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

12

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Weaver

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/25  Color: #000000

 

13

Click on the Bottom Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

14

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Weaver

Change the Blend Mode to Hard Light

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance more

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/25  Color: #000000

 

15

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

 

16

Open "LF-MistedWinter-21112014"

Edit - Copy the Bottom Layer

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

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Selections - Select None

Lower the Opacity to 50

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

17

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_Mask_1465"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode to Dodge

layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

18

Layers - Duplicate

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

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flood - Background Color

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/25  Color: #000000

 

19

Layers - New Raster Layer

Change the Foreground Gradient back to Color: #e6e9f1

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Color

layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_Mask_1465"

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

20

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

 

21

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

22

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

23

Click on the Bottom Layer

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

 

24

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

 

25

Effects - Plugins - VanDerLee - Snowflakes

Selections - Select None

 

26

Click in the Top Layer

Open "tekst-beautyinwinter"

Edit - Copy

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

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 425.00     Y: 369.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 2/2/60/0  Color: #000000

 

27

Open "LF_Winter-21112013" from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 75% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 531.00     Y: 0.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/25  Color: #000000

 

28

Open "Jeanne_WomaninMink_14_10_2019" from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 75% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 19.00     Y: 6.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/25  Color: #000000

 

29

Layers - Duplicate

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 30

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

 

30

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2px - Foreground Color  

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 50px - Background Color

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame

 

31

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: