***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:

David Blend Filters - Layout Tools - Zebra Striped Frame Here

dsb flux - Blast

Simple - Blintz and 4 Way Average

MuRa's Meister - Pole Tranform

AP [Innovations] - Lines - SilverLining

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 3.1 -  Motion Trail (Portable Version) Here

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass

 

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  #ffffff        

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #d3629a    

    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 "Alpha_"  from tray  (This image contains Alpha Selections)

Window - Duplicate

Close the original and proceed on the copy

Fill the image with the Background Color

 

02

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Mask_101_Linette"

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

03

Effects - Plugins - dsb flux - Blast

Lower the Opacity to 90

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

04

Set your Foreground to Gradient (Corel_06_029) - Style: Linear

 

05

Click on the Background Layer

Fill the Layer with the Gradient    (Do not add a new Layer for this step)

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Blintz

Edit - Repeat Blintz

Result:

 

06

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Free Rotate

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

07

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/43  Color: #000000

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Multiply

 

08

Click on the Bottom Layer

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/43  Color: #000000

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Multiply

 

09

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Pole Transform - Sphere

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

 

10

Effects - Plugins - AP [Innovations] - Lines - SilverLining

 

11

Selections - Select All

Selections - Float

Selections - Defloat

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2px

Selections invert

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

12

Click on the Bottom Layer

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Plugins - Simple - 4 Way Average

Selections - Select None

 

13

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Change the Blend Mode to Luminance

 

14

Effects - Plugins - Layout Tools - Zebra Stripe Frame - Default settings

 

15

Effects - Plugins  - Eye Candy 3.1 - Motion Trail

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/30/31  Color: #000000

Layers - Arrange - Move Up

Result:

 

16

Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Open "Linette_TG-Reloaded-1"  from tray

File - Export - Custom Brush

 

17

Brush Tool (B)

Select "Linette_TG-Reloaded-1"  from the drop down menu  Size: 470

Stamp once with the Foreground Color   like this

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/50/35  Color: #000000

 

18

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave - Foreground Color

Lower the Opacity to 60

 

19

Change the Background Color to #808080

Change the Foreground Gradient to these settings

 

20

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Selections - Select None

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/50/35  Color: #000000

Lower the Opacity to 63

 

22

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Selections - Select None

 

23

Layers - New Raster Layer

Change the Background Color to #000000

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

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Select None

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Move into place like this:

Layers -Merge - Merge Down Down 3 times

Your Layer Palette should look like this:

 

24

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -4/3/50/5  Color: #000000

 

25

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

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Selections - Modify - Contract - 20px

 

26

Layers - New Raster Layer

Change the Background Color to #a0224d

Note: If you are using Different Colors, use a dark shade from your tube here

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Keep selected

 

27

Open "Yoka-Lady_Face-281213"

Window Duplicate

Image - Resize - Height: 330px (the width will self adjust)

Edit - Copy

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

Move into the Selection

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

28

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -10/18/50/40  Color: #000000

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/40  Color: #000000

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/40  Color: #000000

 

29

Layers - New Raster Layer

Open "Linette_TG-Reloaded-2"  from tray

File - Export - Custom Brush

Stamp once with the Background Color

Move into place like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 1/2/50/5  Color: #000000

 

30

Effects - Plugins Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset - "TG-Reloaded_1_Linette"

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

 

31

Open "Deco_TG-Reloaded_Linette_2" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

32

Open "Deco_TG-Reloaded_Linette_3" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 90

 

33

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px #a0224d 

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px #a0224d 

 

34

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: