***Translation: September - 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:

Tube by Cibi

Masks by Narah and Cameron

     

Plugins:

Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Simple - Quick Tile (Supplied in zip)  Half Wrap, and Left Right Wrap

Toadies -

VM Extravaganza - Shoutin'!

Xero - Simplicity

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

 

Preparations:

Copy the Selections to 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  #edd139  

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #04060b    

    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 Color

Selections - Select All

 

02

Open "Beauty_black_silk_dress_by_CibiBijoux"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

Minimize for later

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

04

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Same settings

 

05

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

 

06

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Same settings

Selections - Select None

Result:

 

07

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric not checked - Background Color

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Quick Tile

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

08

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror Vertical

Lower the Opacity to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Result:

 

09

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Keep selected

 

10

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds

Selections - Select None

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Same settings

 

11

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - not checked - Foreground Color

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Quick Tile

 

12

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

13

Effects - Plugins - VM Extravaganza - Shoutin'!

Note: You won't see the effect till after the next step

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

0/0/75/25  Color: #000000

Result:

 

14

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Half Wrap

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Same Settings

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Result:

 

15

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

keep selected

 

16

Effects - Plugins - Xero - Simplicity

Keep the Selection

 

17

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Round Edges - Round Edge 02

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

0/0/75/25  Color: #000000

 

18

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_Mask_1099"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

 

19

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Gradient

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "CameronF49"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Lower the Opacity to 50

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Result:

 

20

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 75px - Foreground Color

Selections - Invert

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Effects - Plugins - Xero - Simplicity - same settings

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

0/0/75/25  Color: #000000

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Same settings

Selections - Select None

Result:

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Image

Put to one side for now

 

21

On your main work image: Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 35

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

0/0/75/25  Color: #000000

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

22

Copy the image you put aside in Step#20

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

Image - Resize - 70% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 158.00    Y: 66.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

23

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Left Right Wrap

Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Result:

 

24

Click on the Bottom Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - VM Extravaganza - Shoutin'!

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Screen

 

25

Click on the Top Layer

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

0/0/75/25  Color: #000000

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

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

 

26

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 25px - Background Color

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

0/0/75/25  Color: #000000

Selections - Select none

 

27

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Gradient

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image -"Narah_Mask_1091

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

28

Open "flower clusters_RR_EK"  from tray

Edit - Copy Raster 2

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

Image - Resize - 90% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 710.00    Y: 0.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

29

 

Open "Beauty_black_silk_dress_by_CibiBijoux"  again from tray

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: 50.00    Y: 11.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

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

 

30

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