***Translation: January - 2020***

 

~~ Original by Violette Graphic ~~

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:

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

Toadies - Weaver ***

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

&<Bkg Designer sf10 II> -Hinzeberg's Mirror 02 ***

<I.C.Net Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Tile and Mirror

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact

*** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

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  #cfddf7     

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #5b6f90    

    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 (Corel_06_029) - Style: Radial

The tutorial:

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01

Open "Vyp_Alpha_Lou_et_Lea"  from tray

Window - Duplicate

Close the original and proceed on the copy

Fill the image with the Gradient

 

02

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Bkg Designer sf10 II - Hinzeberg's Mirror 02

 

03

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Bkg Designer sf10 II - Hinzeberg's Mirror 02

 

04

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

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

 

05

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Activate the Layer below

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Activate the Top Layer again

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

06

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

 

07

Magic Wand

Select the Transparent part of the Layer

Press the Delete key on your keyboard three times

Selections - Select None

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/20   Color: #3f5c85

 

08

Activate the Bottom Layer (Raster 1)

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

 

09

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

10

Effects - Reflection Effects - Rotating Mirror

 

11

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Tile and Mirror - Quadrant Mirror

 

12

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Keep Selected

 

13

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with #ffffff

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

14

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Toadies - Weaver

 

15

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with #3f5c85

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_Mask_1123"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

16

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

17

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave

 

18

Open "Vyp_Lou et_Lea_deco01"  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: 226.00   Y: 24.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Edit - Repeat Move Layer Down

 

19

Activate the Top Layer

Open "femme417-coly.psd"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 85% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 326.00   Y: 3.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

20

Layers -Duplicate

Click on the Layer below (original tube)

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 15

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply

 

21

Activate the Top Layer

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

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

 

22

Open "LF-FlowersVase-21052013"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Image - Resize - 50% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Move to the Bottom Left like this:

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

 

23

Open Vyp_Lou_et_Lea_texte"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Move to the Top Right like this:

 

24

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #3f5c85

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 5px - #ffffff   

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #3f5c85

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 5px - #ffffff   

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #3f5c85

 

25

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 10px - #3f5c85

Magic Wand:

Select the last border

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

 

26

Selections - Select All

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/30  Color: #3f5c85

Selections - Select None

 

27

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #3f5c85

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 5px - #ffffff   

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2px - #3f5c85

 

28

Open "Vyp_Lou_et_Lea_Deco02" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

No need to move

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #3f5c85

 

29

Optional: Image - Resize - 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: