**Translation: June - 2019**

 

~~ Original by Cre@nnie Design ~~

Thank you Annie for your 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 Maryse

      Mask by Narah          

Plugins:

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

MuRa's Seamless - Duplicate & Shift at Zigzag

Toadies - What Are you?

 

Preparations:

Copy the Selections to the Selections folder of PSP

Double click on the Alien Skin Presets to install them

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 #c5c5d1 

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #637a65

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

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new Transparent image 650 X 500px

Fill the image with the Foreground Color

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave

 

02

Selections Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract - 75px

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Modify - Contract - 75px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Modify - Contract - 75px

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Select None

Result

 

03

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

 

04

Change the Foreground Color to #ca76c4

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract - 10px

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Selections - Modify - Contract - 10px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

05

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 60% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

06

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

Layers - Duplicate

Change the Blend Mode to Overlay

 

07

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

 

08

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Seamless - Duplicate

 

09

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

10

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

 

11

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Background Color

Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

12

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Change the Blend Mode to Luminance

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

13

Activate the Bottom Layer

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Result:

 

14

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_0493

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply

 

15

Open "MR_Tranquility.png"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

Objects - Align Top

Lower the Opacity to 85

Note: If you don't have this option, move the mist slightly up like this:

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

16

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

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 25

Keep selected

 

17

Layers - New Raster Layer

Open "schelpen"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light

 

18

Selections - Select All

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

Edit - Copy

 

19

Selections - Invert

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 85   Blur: 25   Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Image is in memory)

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Vertical: 0   Horizontal: 0   Opacity: 85   Blur: 25   Color: #000000

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

20

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

 

21

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

 

22

Selections - Edit (Image turns Red)

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Selections - Edit Selection

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 25

 

23

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Seamless - Shift at Zigzag

Selections - Select None

 

24

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 25

Selections - Select None

 

25

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You?

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

26

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

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

 

27

Selections - Edit Selection (Image turns Red)

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Selections - Edit Selection

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

28

Open "deco-malina" 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: 60.00   Y: 114.00

Press any key to close the Pick Tool

 

29

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Bevel - Preset - "malina-cre@nnie-bevel"

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

 

30

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Open "MR_Malina" from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

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

Move into place like this:

 

31

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

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

 

 

32

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 5px - Foreground Color    

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

 

33

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