***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:

  Tube by Maryse

      Mask by Narah         

    Text by Annie         

Plugins:

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact

Simple Filters

 Preparations:

Place the Selections into the Selections folder of PSP

Open all other files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #f3ddb8   

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #0e100f   

    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

 

02

Selections - Select All

Open "MR_Estel" from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

Minimize for later

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

 

03

Effects - Image Efects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 40

 

04

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Blintz

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Blintz

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

05

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Edit - Copy

Result:

 

06

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

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Pizza Slice Mirror

 

07

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

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection (Image is in memory)

Selections - Invert

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

Selections - Select None

Result:

 

08

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

09

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

 

10

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

11

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - from Image - "Narah_mask_0422"

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance more

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Result:

 

12

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

 

13

Selections - Modify - Contract - 10px

Effects - Plugns - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Brushed Metal - Preset - "Handbrushed Gold"

Selections - Select None

 

14

Effects - Plugns - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset - "Clear"

 

15

Layers - Duplicate

Adjust - Blur - Motion Blur

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Again: Adjust - Blur - Motion Blur

Result:

 

16

Activate the Bottom Layer

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Effects - Plugins - Simple - 4 Way Average

Keep selected

 

17

Layers - New Raster Layer

Open "MR_Estel" from tray again

Edit - Copy

Minimize again

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

Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light and lower the Opacity to 50

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Keep selected

Result:

 

18

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Brushed Metal - Same settings

Selections - Modify - Contract - 10px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Invert

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

Selections - Select None

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

19

Layers - Duplicate

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Change the Blend Mode to Screen

 

20

Layers - Duplicate

Change the Blend Mode to Hard Light

Activate the Top Layer

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

Result:

 

21

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

Selections - Select All

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

Selections - Invert

 

22

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Diamonds

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 40

Adjust - Add/Remove Noise - Add Noise

Selections - Invert

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

Selections - Select None

 

23

Open "_momentsofgold" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Free Rotate

Pick Tool (K) 

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

X: 530.00   Y: 167.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

24

Selections - Select All

Selections - Float

Selections - Defloat

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Brushed Metal - Same settings

Selections - Select None

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

 

25

Open "MR_Estel" from tray again

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Pick Tool (K) 

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

X: 187.00   Y: 8.00

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

 

26

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