***Translation: July 2019***

 

~°~ Original by Noisette ~°~

Thank you Annick 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 2019 Ultimate, if you work with older versions some things might be different but the result will be the same.

Acknowledgements:

Tube by Karine

Plugins:

VM Experimental - Mighty Maze

VM Toolbox - Zoom Blur

Transparency - Eliminate Black

°V° Kiwi's Oefilter - Setzboard

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

Simple Filters - Diamonds

Toadies - What Are You? ***

VanDerLee - Unplugged X - Radar

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact

*** Import into Filters Unlimited

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:

Note: When working with your own colors, play with the Blend Mode and/or Opacity at your own discretion

    Set your Foregroundcolor to #FFFFFF  

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #558793 

NOTE: If you are using different colors you might need to colorize

The tutorial:

01

Open Image "triangle-fond.jpg "  from tray

Window - Duplicate

Close the original and continue on the copy

Adjusr - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 40

 

02

Adjust - Hue and Saturation - Hue/Saturation/Brightness

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

04

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract - 80px

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

 

05

Effects - Plugins - VM Experimental - Might Maze

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 40   Blur: 100   Color: #ffffff

Effects - Plugins - Transparency - Eliminate Black

Note: The Effect won't show until after the next step

Selections - Select None

 

06

Effects - Plugins - Kiwi's - °V°Oefilter - Setzboard

This will show as the last plugin in your list, not under K

 

07

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

08

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "mask20.20.jpg"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Lower the Opacity to 65

 

09

Activate the Bottom Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract - 80px

Press the Delete Key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

10

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Special Effects 1 - Shiver

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Diamonds

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Change the Blend Mode to Dodge

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Result:

 

11

Open "K@rine_dreams_Misted_Face_3270_Fevrier-2016" 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

Move to the Top Left like this:

 

12

Edit - Copy Special - Copy Merged

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 20% - Resize All Layers - not checked

 

13

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset -"dark-side-glass-noisette"

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: -14   Horizontal: 14   Opacity: 45   Blur: 40   Color: #000000

 

14

Pick Tool (K)

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

414.00   197.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

 

15

Layers - Duplicate

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

Pick Tool (K)

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

  561.00   60.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

 

16

Layers - Duplicate

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

Pick Tool (K)

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

726.00   362.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

Result:

 

17

Activate the Bottom Layer (Merged)

Effects - Plugins - VanDerLee - Unplugged X - Radar

 

18

Activate Raster Layer 1

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - VM Toolbox - Zoom Blur

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Lower the Opacity to 85

 

19

Open "deco01-dark-side-noisette" from tray

Edit - Copy the Top Layer

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster3)

Move to the Top Right corner like this:

Lower the Opacity to 25

 

20

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster4)

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk -"dark-side-selnoisette01"

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Selections - Modify - Contract 1px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Keep selected

 

21

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster5)

Flood Fill (F)  Lower the Opacity on the Toolbar to 30

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Selections - Select None

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Raise the Opacity back to 100 on the Toolbar

 

22

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Toadies - What Are You?

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

23

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster5)

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk -"dark-side-selnoisette02"

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

 

24

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Modify - Contract - 8px

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

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

Selections - Select None

 

25

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light

Your work and Layer Palette should look like this now:

 

26

 

Open "deco02-dark-side-noisette" from tray

Edit - Copy the Top Layer

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 6)

Pick Tool (K)

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

229.00   12.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

 

27

Open "deco03-dark-side-noisette" from tray (Raster 7)

Edit - Copy the Top Layer

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

92.00   22.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

 

28

Open "text01-dark-side-noisette" from tray

Edit - Copy the Top Layer

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster8)

Move to the centre like this:

Lower the Opacity to 20

 

29

Open "text02-dark-side-noisette" from tray

Edit - Copy the Top Layer

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 9)

Move to the Bottom like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: -2   Horizontal: 2   Opacity: 26   Blur: 0   Color: #000000

 

30

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - checked - 1px - #000000 

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - checked - 30px -#ffffff    

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - checked - 2px - #000000 

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - checked - 2px -#ffffff      

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - checked - 2px - #000000 

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - checked - 40px -#ffffff    

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - checked - 1px - #000000 

 

31

Optional: Image - Resize - width 900 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