***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:

      Holly deco by DBS

    Mask by Linda

    All other materials by Crealine Graphic

Plugins:

AP [Innovations] - Lines - SilverLining

&<Bkg Designers sf10 IV> - @THE TWIST***

<I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0

L&K  - landksiteofwonders - L en K's Sanne (In materials)

Redfield - Water Ripples

dsb flux - Bright Noise

VM Distortion - Slicer***

***Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

Place both the Brush files into your Brushes folder

Place the Picture Frame into your Frames folder

Open all files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #fdfdf1      

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #656887    

    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 a new Transparent image 950 X 550px

Fill the Layer with the Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 35

 

02

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Bkg Designers sf10 IV> -@THE TWIST

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 20

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

04

Effects - Reflection Effects - Rotating Mirror

 

05

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  0/0/100/20   Color: #000000

 

06

Click on the Bottom Layer

Effects - Plugins - L&K - landksiteofwonders - L&K's - Sanne

 

07

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Redfield - Water Ripples - Side View

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 45

 

08

Open "Village_christmas_crealine"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Change the Blend Mode to Overlay

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Your Layer Palette should look like this now:

 

09

Click on the Top Layer

Change the Foreground Gradient back to Color - #fdfdf1

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "LF-Mask22-30102013"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to between 46 and 56

 

10

Layers - Duplicate

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Screen

 

11

Layers - New Raster Layer

Image - Picture Frame - "Edge Design 01"

 

12

Effects - Plugins - dsb flux - Bright Noise

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

13

Image - Resize - 70% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Foreground Color

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

 

14

Click on the Top Layer

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  0/0/50/50   Color: #656887

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

15

Close the Background Layer

Click on the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

 

16

Brush Tool (B)

Select "Brush_sapine_ik50289Linette001"  from the drop down menu - Size: 400

Stamp once with the Foreground Color like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  0/0/30/50   Color: #000000

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

17

Click on the Background Layer and open it

Set your Foreground to Gradient again with these settings:

Fill the Layer with the Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 70

 

18

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - VM Distortion - Slicer

 

19

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Vertical - Checked

Edit - Repeat Seamless Tiling with the same settings

 

20

Click on the Bottom Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Multiply

 

21

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

 

22

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Horizontal Checked

 

23

Click on the Top Layer

Open "tubespng_014" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 40% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Move to the Top Right like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  0/0/50/30   Color: #000000

 

24

Open "element_deco_1_linette" from tray

Edit - Copy the Bottom Layer

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

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

No need to move

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  0/0/50/30   Color: #000000

 

25

Open "texte_MerryChrismas_Linette"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Move down like this:

 

26

Adjust - Hue and Saturation - Colorize

Adjust here to match your work

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

 

27

Open "DBS_Arrangement01"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 40% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Colorize to match your work

Move up like this:

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  -4/3/30/5   Color: #000000

 

28

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px -  Background Color

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 5px - Foreground Color 

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px -  Background Color

Layers - Merge - Merge All Flatten

 

29

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: