***Translation: January -2020***

 

~~ 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 2020 Ultimate, if you work with older versions some things might be different but the result will be the same.

Acknowledgements:

Tube by Annelies (Her site is closed)

Plugins:

<I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Paper Textures -  Cotton Paper Coarse

Flaming Pear - Flexify 2

Filter Factory - Gallery A - Holidays in Egypt

Filter Factory - Gallery B - Vibes

Filter Factory - Gallery  C - Heightlines and Speed

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass

 

Preparations:

Save the Flaming Pear Preset to your desktop

Open all other files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #382030      

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #f3efef        

    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 900 X 500px

Fill the image with the Background Color

 

02

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

Open "Alies718-woman-fur-14122011"  from tray

 Edit - Copy the Bottom Layer

Minimize to tray again for later

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

Selections - Select None

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

04

Adjust - Blur - Motion Blur

Edit - Repeat Motion Blur

 

05

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Paper Textures - Cotton Paper, Coarse

 

06

Effects - Distortion Effects - Ripple

 

07

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flexify 2 - Preset - "Flexify2-Alexia.q2q"

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply and lower the Opacity to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

08

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

 

09

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Select None

 

10

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 515.00   Y: 76.00

Press M to Close the Pick Tool

 

11

Adjust - Brightness and Contrast - Brightness/Contrast

 

12

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  -12/11/50/40   Color: #000000

 

13

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Image - Resize - 60% - Resize All layers - Not Checked

 

14

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 0.00   Y: 189.00

Press M to Close the Pick Tool

 

15

Activate the Bottom Layer (Merged)

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 50

 

16

Effects - Plugins - Filter Factory - Gallery A - Holidays in Egypt

 

17

Effects - Plugins - Filter Factory - Gallery B - Vibes

 

18

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Filter Factory - Gallery C - Heightline - Default settings

Change the Blend Mode to Hard Light and lower the Opacity to 46

 

19

Effects - Plugins - Filter Factory - Gallery C - Speed - Default settings

 

20

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

 

21

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Lower the Opacity of the Flood Fill tool to 30

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Selections - Select None

Raise the Opacity back to 100 on the Toolbar

 

22

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Same settings

 

23

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave

 

24

Click on the Second Layer from the Top (Promoted Selection)

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_1368"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

25

Open "alexia-flocons-noisette"  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: 51.00

Press M to Close the Pick Tool

 

26

Activate the Top Layer

Open "alexia-deco01-noisette"  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: 104.00   Y: 121.00

Press M to Close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  -3/5/30/7   Color: #000000

 

27

Open "alexia-deco02-noisette"  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: 111.00   Y: 49.00

Press M to Close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  -3/5/30/7   Color: #000000

 

28

 

Open "Alies718-woman-fur-14122011"  from tray again

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize 70% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Move to the Bottom edge like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  -4/11/50/45   Color: #000000

 

29

Layers - Duplicate

Pick Tool (K)

Move to the Left like this:

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 18

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

 

30

Open "alexia-texte-noisette"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Pick Tool (K)

Move to the Bottom Right like this:

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  -2/2/100/0   Color: #ffffff

 

31

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 60% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Pick Tool (K)

Move to the Top Right like this:

 

32

Edit - Copy Special - Copy Merged

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Image

Image - Resize - 15% - Resize All Layers - Checked

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

 

33

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 10px - #ffffff

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  -2/2/47/6   Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

34

Edit - Copy

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

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 670.00   Y: 290.00

Press M to Close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  5/-5/47/18   Color: #000000

 

35

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

Edit - Copy

Open "alexia-cadre-noisette from tray

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer onto this frame

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

 

36

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 900px- 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: