***Translation: December - 2019***

 

~~ Original by Crealine Graphic ~~

Thank you Linette 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

VM Natural - Weave Distortion

Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

&<Bkg Designer sf10 I> - Dice It ***

VanDerLee - Unplugged X - Defocus & Transition

L&K - landksiteofwonders - L en K's Zitah

Simple - Pizza Slice Mirror

AAA Frames - Foto Frame

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow

*** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

Open all files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #FFFFFF       

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #4E3832        

    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

Set your Foregroundcolor to Foreground/Background Gradient (Corel_06_029) - Style: Sunburst

  

The tutorial:

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01

Open "Alpha_Annelies" from tray (this image contains Alpha Selections)

Window - Duplicate

Close the original and proceed on the copy

Fill the image with the Foreground Color

 

02

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the image with the Foreground Gradient

 

03

Effects - Plugins - VM Natural - Weave Distortion

 

04

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

 

05

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

06

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Bkg Designer sf10 I> - Dice It

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow 0/0/50/40  Color: #000000

 

07

Click on Raster 2

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

08

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Bkg Designer sf10 I> - Dice It

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow 0/0/50/40  Color: #000000

 

09

Click on Raster 2

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

10

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Bkg Designer sf10 I> - Dice It - Same settings

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow 0/0/50/40  Color: #000000

 

11

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

12

Effects - Plugins - VanDerLee Uplugged X - Defocus

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

 

13

Click on Raster 2

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection#4

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

14

Effects - Plugins - VanDerLee Uplugged X - Transition

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow 0/0/50/40  Color: #000000

 

15

Effects - Plugins - L&K - landksiteofwonders - L en K's Zitah

 

16

Click on Raster 2

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the layer with the Background Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "39_masque_Animabelle_page4"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply

Result:

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

17

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection#5

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Selections - Select None

 

18

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Pizza Slice Mirror

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow 0/0/80/20  Color: #000000

 

19

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame - Dark with Gray Shadow

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 60

 

20

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection#6

 

21

Change the Foreground Gradient back to Color #000000

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -3/3/50/5  Color: #000000

 

22

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection#7

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Selections - Slect None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow -3/3/50/5  Color: #000000

 

23

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection#8

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Select None

 

24

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - Drop Shadow, Lowest

 

25

Open "Alies 1-2VR210-woman-28012015" from tray

Edit - Copy the Bottom Layer

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

Image - Resize - 75% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Move to the Bottom edge like this:

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - Drop Shadow,Blurry

 

26

Open "1736 - still life - LB TUBES" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Image - Resize - 40% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Move to the Left like this:

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow 0/0/80/40  Color: #000000

 

27

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 3px - #4e3832

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

 

28

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: