***Translation: December - 2019***

 

~~ Original by VioletteGraphic ~~

Thank you Violette 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 and Sorting Tiles

Simple - Pizza Slice Mirror

Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-LDots and CS-LinearH

[AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2 ***

Toadies - Plain Mosaic 2***

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact

*** Import into Filters Unlimited 2.0

 

Preparations:

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  #7f82b7   

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #373962   

    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_Fetes2019" from tray

Window - Duplicate (This image contains Alpha Selections)

Close the original and proceed on the Copy

 

02

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 15

 

03

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

04

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Pizza Slice Mirror

Lower the Opacity to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

05

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "Vyp_alpha_fetes2019" - Selection#1

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Keep selected

 

06

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 15

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Keep selected

 

07

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-LDots

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/25   Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

08

Click on the Bottom Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "Vyp_alpha_fetes2019" - Selection#2

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 15

Keep selected

 

09

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-Linear-H

Keep selected

 

10

Change the Background Color to #ffffff

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Background Color:

Keep selected

 

11

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Color: #373962

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Color: #373962

Effects - Edge Effects Enhance

Selections - Select None

 

12

Layers - Duplicate

Click on Raster 2

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Your work and Layer Palette should look like this now:

 

13

Click on the Bottom Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "Vyp_alpha_fetes2019" - Selection#3

Selections -Promote Selection to Layer

Layers - Arrange - Bring To Top

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 15

 

14

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - [AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/25   Color: #000000

 

15

Click on the Bottom Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "Vyp_alpha_fetes2019" - Selection#4

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 15

Keep selected

 

16

Layers - Duplicate

Change the Blend Mode to Screen

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Selections - Select None

 

17

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Toadies - Plain Mosaic 2

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 1/1/40/1   Color: #000000

 

18

Click on the Bottom Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

 

19

Magic Wand:

Select the Transparent part of the Layer

 Selections - Modify - Feather - 10px

Press the Delete key 3 times to soften the edge

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/40/20   Color: #000000

Result:

 

20

Change the Background Color to #faf5f8

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_0417"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode to Overlay

 

21

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Edit - Repeat - Move Layer Down twice

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Duplicate

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 36

 

22

Open "Vyp_fetes_tube01" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Objects - Align Bottom

 

23

Open "Vyp_fetes_tube02" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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: 755.00   Y: 110.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

24

Open "Vyp_fetes_tube03" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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: 112.00   Y: 50.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

25

Click on the fourth Layer from the Bottom (Promoted Selection)

Open "Vyp_fetes_texte" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Note: The Layer is Preset to Luminance(Legacy)

Lower the Opacity to 65

No need to move

 

26

Open "femme-1099-17" from tray

Erase the watermark

Image - Resize - 60% - Resize All Layers checked

Image - Resize - 70% - Resize All Layers checked

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: 410.00   Y: 11.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - "Vyp_fetes_Shadow01.f1s"

 

27

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px #373962

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px #373962

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px #373962

 

28

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

Image - Add Borders -  Symmetric checked - 10px #373962

Select the border with the Magic Wand

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

 

29

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 45px - #ffffff  

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/25   Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

30

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px #373962

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2px #373962

 

31

Open "Vyp_fetes_Deco01" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

No need to move

 

32

Optional: Image - Resize - 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: