***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

[AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2

Toadies - Blur em & What Are You?

Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1 & Sorting Tiles

&<Bkg Designer sf10 III> - Sectorize ***

VanDerLee - Unplugged X - Defocus

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Gradient Glow

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

*** Import into Filters Unlimited 2.0

 

Preparations:

Open all files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #38606b   

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #ffffff       

    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_Select_maya" from tray

Window - Duplicate

Close the original and proceed on the copy

(This image contains Alpha Selections)

 

02

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1 (Boxes 3 and 4 will self adjust)

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur- Radius: 30

 

03

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Bkg Designer sf10 III> - Sectorize - Default settings

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

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 - VanDerLee - Unplugged X - Defocus

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/100/40  Foreground Color:

 

07

Click on the Bottom Layer (Raster1)

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

08

Effects - Plugins - [AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2

 

09

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Vertical Checked

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/100/40  Foreground Color:

Result:

 

10

Click on the Bottom Layer (Raster1)

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Keep Selected

 

11

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Gradient Glow - Preset - Black and White Stripes

Click on each of the three black boxes and change them to the Foreground Color

You should have this now:

Selections - Select None

 

12

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 80% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 80% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 80% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Edit - Repeat Layer Merge Down

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Your work and Layer Palette should look like this now:

 

13

Click on the Bottom Layer (Raster1)

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

14

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 80% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 80% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Edit - Repeat Layer Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/100/40  Foreground Color:

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Result:

 

15

Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

 

16

     

Set your Foreground to Gradient (Corel_06_025) or for earlier versions Fading Background - Style: Sunburst

 

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Selections - Select None

 

17

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

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

 

18

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Your work and Layer Palette should look like this now:

 

 

19

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Foreground Color

 

20

Open "Brush_Maya_Linette"  from tray

File - Export - Custom Brush

 

21

Layers - New Raster Layer

Brush Tool (B)

Select "Brush_Maya_Linette" from the drop down menu - Size: 475

Stamp once on your work with the Background Color like this:

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Lower the Opacity to 50

 

22

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

 

23

Set your Foreground to Gradient (Corel_06_029) with these settings:

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 30

Selections - Select None

 

24

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/100/40  Foreground Color:

 

25

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You? - Default settings 20/20

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Change the Blend Mode to Screen

 

26

Click on Promoted Selection 2

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

 

27

Click on the second Layer from the Top (Raster 4)

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 1/-1/30/5  Color: #000000

 

28

Click on the Bottom Layer (Raster 1)

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with #ffffff

 

29

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_0596"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

30

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light

Result:

31

Click on the Bottom Layer (Raster 1)

Layers - Duplicate

Close the Background Layer

Layers - Merge Merge Visible

 

32

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

33

Click on the Bottom Layer and open it

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Keep selected

 

34

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/100/40  Color: #000000

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply

 

35

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

36

Click on the Bottom Layer (Raster 1)

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Blur 'em

 

37

Click on the Top Layer

Selections - Select All

Selections - Float

Selections - De Float

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders

Fill the Selection with #ffffff

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/100/40  Color: #000000

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

 

38

Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection#9

Fill the Selection with #ffffff

Keep selected

 

39

Effects - 3D Effects - Inner Bevel

Selections - Select None

 

40

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2px - #38606b

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

 

41

Open "woman1_17032014_crealine" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Image - Resize - 80% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Move to the Bottom edge like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -4/83/30/40  Color: #000000

 

42

Open "Flowers orchidee_Linette"  from tray

Edit - Copy the second Layer from the top

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

Image - Resize - 80% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Move to the Bottom Left like this:

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -4/83/30/40  Color: #000000

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #38606b

 

43

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: