***Translation: January - 2020***

 

~~ Original by Noisette ~~

Thank you Annick 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:

AP 01 [Lines] - SilverLining - Dotty Grid

Alien Skin Eye Candy 4000 - Motion Trail

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass

Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1

Toadies - Weaver ***

*** 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  #000000       

    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

0pen "myheart-alpha" from tray

Window - Duplicate

Close the original and proceed on the copy

 

02

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

04

Effects - Distortion Effects - Warp

 

05

Effects - Distortion Effects - Twirl

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 30

 

06

Effects - Artistic Effects - Halftone

 

07

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster2)

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - Ildiko_Mask_Create_2016_05_21_

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

08

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

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

09

Open "Karine_Dreams__Pretty_Woman_1913_aout_2011"  from tray

Edot - 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 Right and place like this:

Layers - Duplicate

Change the Blend Mode of this layer to Soft Light and lower the Opacity to 46

 

10

Activate the Top Layer (Copy of Raster 2)

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection 

 

11

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

Move into the Selection like this:

Selections - Invert

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Keep selected

 

12

Selections - Invert

Activate the Bottom Layer

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Layers - Arrange - Move up

Edit - Repeat Move Layer Up

Keep selected

 

13

Activate the Top Layer again (Copy of Raster 2)

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

14

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders

Zoom in if necessary

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Selections - Select none

 

15

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow - Shadow on New Layer checked - Color: #000000

 

16

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

Layers - Duplicate

 

17

Effects - Plugins - Filtes Unlimited - Toadies - Weaver

 

18

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

 

19

Adjust - Blur - Motion Blur

 

20

Activate the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster3)

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

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

 

21

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow - Color:4c2008   Uncheck Shadow on New Layer

Selections - Select None

Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light 

Result:

 

 

22

Activate the second Layer from the Top (Promoted Selection)

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset - "my-heart-glass-noisette"

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

 

23

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow  Color: #000000

 

24

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 60% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 360.00   Y: 131.00

Press M to Close the Pick Tool

Layers - Arrange - Move Up

 

25

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 60% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 594.00   Y: 46.00

Press M to Close the Pick Tool

 

26

Change the Foreground To Gradient (Corel_06_028) - Style: Linear

 

27

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster4)

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

 

28

Flood Fill Tool (F)  Lower the Opacity to 20 on the Toolbar

Fill the Selections with the Gradient

Selections - Select None

 

29

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 4000 - Motion Trail

Effects - Edge Effects - Erode

 

30

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 475.00   Y: 292.00

Press M to Close the Pick Tool

 

31

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

 

32

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 377.00   Y: 0.00

Press M to Close the Pick Tool

 

33

Open "my heart-deco-noisette" from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster5)

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 84.00   Y: 37.00

Press M to Close the Pick Tool

 

34

Open "wordart6.png"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster6)

Image - Resize - 60% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Move to the Right like this:

 

35

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

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 50px - Foreground Color

 

36

Select the last border with the Magic Wand

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew - Background Color

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

37

Effects - Distortion Effects - Pixelate

Adjust - Blur - Motion Blur

 

38

Open "my heart-couers-noisette"  from tray

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: minus 27.00   Y: 0.00

Press M to Close the Pick Tool

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 48

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

 

39

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: