***Translation: February - 2020***

 

~~ Original by Cre@nnie Design ~~

Thank you Annie 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:

dsb flux - Linear Transmission & Radial Mosaic

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow

Flaming Pear - Flexify 2

 

Preparations:

Place the Selections into the Selections folder of PSP

Double click on the Alien Skin Presets to install them

Open all other files in PSP amd minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to #c7bfa4     

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #343a24   

    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 a new Transparent image 650 X 500px

Fill the image with the Foreground Color

 

02

Selections - Select All

Layers - New Raster Layer

Open "Yoka-Lady_GreenCoat-09-01-13" from tray

Edit - Copy the Bottom Layer

Minimize again for later

 

03

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

04

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

 

05

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

Change the Blend Mode to Hard Light and lower the Opacity to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

06

Selections - Select All

Edit - Copy

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - Not Checked - Background Color

Selections - Invert

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 15

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/55/25  Color: #000000

Selections - Select none

 

07

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - dsb flux - Radial Mosaic

Lower the Opacity to 30

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

08

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/55/25  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

09

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - Not Checked - Foreground Color

 

10

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

11

Selections -Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "safari-1-cre@nnie"

 

12

Effects - Plugins - dsb flux - Linear Transmission

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/55/25  Color: #000000

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

13

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Merge -Merge Down

 

14

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flexify 2

 

15

Image - Free Rotate

Lower the Opacity to 70

 

16

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections -Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "safari-2-cre@nnie"

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Change the Blend Mode to Dodge

Selections - Select None

 

17

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave - Same settings

 

18

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

19

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections -Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "safari-3-cre@nnie"

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/55/25  Color: #000000

Selections Select None

 

20

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave - Same settings

 

21

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Change the Blend Mode to Hard Light

 

22

Selections -Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "safari-4-cre@nnie"

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

23

Activate the Bottom Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections -Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "safari-5-cre@nnie"

 

24

Open "safari.jpg"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 25

 

25

Open "tekst-safari-1" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

 

26

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flexify 2 - Same settings

 

27

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 280.00  : 69.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

28

Selections - Select All

Selections - Float

Selections Defloat

Effects - Artistic Effects - Enamel - Color: #ffffff

 

29

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Motion Trail - Preset - "safari-cre@nnie-mt"

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

Selections - Select None

Layers - Arrange - Bring To Top

 

30

Open "deco safari" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Objects - Align Top

Change the Blend Mode to Overlay

 

31

Open "tekst-safari-2

Edit - Copy

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

Objects - Align Right

Change the Blend Mode to Screen

 

32

Activate Raster 4 in the Layer Palette

Selections -Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "safari-4-cre@nnie" again

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Keep selected

 

33

Effects - 3D Effects - Inner Bevel

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/55/25  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

34

Edit - Cut

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2px - Background Color 

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 10px - Foreground Color

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2px - Background Color 

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 35px - Foreground Color

 

35

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resze - 80% - Resize All Layers - not checked

Move to the Bottom Left like this:

 

36

Open "Yoka-Lady-GreenCoat-09-01-13" again from tray

Edit - Copy

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

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

Objects - Align Bottom

 

37

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - safari-cre@nnie-ps"

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

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

 

38

Optional: Image - Resize -  800px - 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: