***Translation: March - 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:

Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1 & Sorting Tiles

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass

Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-DLines

dsb flux - Linear Transmission

MuRa's Meister - Copies

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

 

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  #eeb8c6    

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #355074   

    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 "Vyp_Alpha_Lyna"  from tray

Window - Duplicate (This image contains Alpha Selections)

Close the original and proceed on the copy

 

02

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 25

 

03

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

Layers - Duplicate

 

04

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

05

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 25

Selections - Select None

 

06

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

 

07

Activate the Layer below (Promoted Selection)

Effects - Texture Effects - Mosaic Antique

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Activate the Top Layer

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

08

Activate the Bottom Layer

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Selections - Select None

 

09

Open "Vyp_fleurs" 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: 120.00   Y: 130.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

10

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset - "Vyp_Lyna_Glass."

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/50/15   Color: #3e486c

Result:

 

11

Activate the Bottom Layer

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Layers - Arrrange - Bring to Top

Keep selected

 

12

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-DLines

Selections - Select None

 

13

Effects - Plugins - dsb flux - Linear Transmission

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/50/15   Color:#355074

Change the Blend Mode to Screen

 

14

Activate the Second Layer from the Top (Promoted Selection 1)

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Image - Resize 25% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 753.00   Y: 11.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

15

Image - Rotate Left

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

Image - Rotate Right

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/50/15   Color:#355074

Result:

 

16

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with #ffffff

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_Mask_1367"

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Screen

 

17

Open "Grisi_Woman_589"  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

Image - Resize - 75% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 412.00   Y: -7.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

18

Layers - Duplicate

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 25

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply

 

19

Open "Vyp_Lyna_deco01"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Top Layer

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

No need to move

 

20

Open "Vyp_Lyna_texte" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

Move to the Top of your work like this:

 

21

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #355074

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #355074

 

22

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 10px - #355074

Select the border with the Magic Wand

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

 

23

Selections - Select All

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/25   Color:#000000

Selections - Select None

 

24

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #355074

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2px - #355074

 

25

Open "Vyp_Lyyna_Deco02"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Top Layer

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

No need to move

Layers - Merge - Merge All - Flatten

 

26

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