***Translation: November - 2019***

 

~~ Original by LadyTessDesignStudio ~~

Thank you Tesy 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

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact

Toadies - Weaver ***

VM Distortion - Circulator II and Central Mirror ***

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

AAA Frames - Foto Frame

*** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

Place the Gradient into the Gradients folder of PSP

Double click on the Alien skin Preset to install it

Open all other files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #38c3cb   

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #2a2526   

    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 Foreground to Gradient "petitclic" - Style: Radial

   

The tutorial:

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01

Open "ltdstudio_Emma_AlphaImage"  from tray

Window - Duplicate

Close the original and proceed on the copy

Fill the Layer with the Gradient

 

02

Layers - Duplicate

Selections - Select All

Open "Mist  ville de nuit by Lily" from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

Selections - Select None

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

03

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection from Alpha Channel - "selection2"

Fill the Selection with Color: #299299

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection (image is still in memory)

Keep selected

 

04

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - preset "ltdstudio_Emma_Glass"

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

 

05

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Background Color

 

06

Effects Texture Effects - Weave

Selections - Select none

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

07

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Toadies - Weaver

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

Your work and Layer Palette should look like this now:

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Edit - Repeat Layer - Merge Down

 

08

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

09

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection from Alpha Channel - "selection3"

 

10

Lower the Opacity of the Flood Fill tool to 40

Fill the Selection with #ffffff

Selections - Select None

Layers - Arrange - Move Down 3 times

 

11

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - VM Distortion - Circulator II

 

12

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

13

 

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Toadies - What Are You? - Default settings

Lower the Opacity to 65

Result:

   

 

14

Click on the Bottom Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection from Alpha Channel - "selection4"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

15

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layers - Arrange - Move Up

 

16

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - VM Distortion - Center Mirror

Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light

Result:

 

17

Click on the Bottom Layer

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Image

Put to one side for now

 

18

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px #000000

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 30px - #ffffff  

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px #000000

 

19

Select the 30px border with the Magic Wand

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

 

20

Selections - Select All

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

Selections - Invert

Copy the image saved in Step#17

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

 

21

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame

Selections - Select None

 

22

Open "Femme 297 by Lily"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Image - Mirro - Mirror Horizontal

Edit - Copy

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

 

23

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

24

Layers - Duplicate

Click on the Layer below

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 15

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

25

Open "ltdstudio_Emma_texto"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Top Layer

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

Move to the Top Left like this:

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px #000000

 

26

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 950px - 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: