** Translation: September - 2019**

 

~°~ Original by Violette Graphic ~°~

 

Thank  you 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:

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

Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1 & Sorting Tiles

Mehdi - Review

Toadies - Weaver ***

AP [Lines] - SilverLining - Dotty Grid

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

*** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

Open all files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #9633a0  

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #3e2b63  

    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 "Vyp_Alpha_Julie"  from tray (this image Contains Alpha Selections)

Window - Duplicate

Close the original and proceed on the copy

 

02

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 35

 

03

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

 

04

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

 

05

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Activate Raster 1

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Activate the Layer above (Copy of Raster1)

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

06

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

07

Effects - Reflection Effects - Rotating Mirror

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Lower the Opacity to 50

Your work and Layer Palette should look like this now:

 

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

08

Activate the Bottom Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection#1

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave

 

09

Activate  Layer Copy of Raster1 (Top Layer)

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection#2

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

10

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Toadies - Weaver

 

11

Layers - Duplicate

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply

Lower the Opacity to 66

Result:

 

12

Activate the Bottom Layer (Raster1)

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection#3

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Selections - Select None

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

13

Effects - Plugins - AP [Lines] - Lines - SilverLining - Dotty Grid

 

14

Open "Vyp_Julie_deco01"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

No need to move

 

15

Change the Foreground Color to #ffffff

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image -"adita_mask_02.jpg"

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

16

Open "Vyp_Julie_deco02"  from tray

Edit - Copy Raster 2

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

No need to move

 

17

Open "woman589-coly" from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 85% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Edit - Repeat Resize

Again Edit - Repeat Resize (Three times in all)

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 185.00   Y: 0.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

18

Layers - Duplicate

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 15

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply and lower the Opacity to 65

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

click on the Top Layer

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

0/7/50/20   Color: #000000

 

19

Open "Vyp_Julie_text01"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Move into place like this:

 

20

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #3e2b63

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 3px - #ffffff    

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #3e2b63

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 3px - #ffffff    

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #3e2b63

 

21

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 20px - #ffffff   

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 10px - #3e2b63

Magic Wand:

Select the 10px border

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - Default settings

Edit - Repeat Cross Shadow

 

22

Selections - Select All

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

0/0/60/30   Color: #3e2b63

Selections - Select None

 

23

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #3e2b63

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 3px - #ffffff    

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #3e2b63

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 3px - #ffffff    

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #3e2b63

 

24

Open "Vyp_Julie_deco03"

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

No need to move

 

25

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