***Translation: Febuary - 2020***

 

~~ Original by LadyTessDesignStudio ~~

Thank you Tesy 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 features might be different but the result will be the same.

Acknowledgements:

Plugins:

Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1

Flaming Pear - Flood

MuRa's Meister - Copies

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

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow ***

AAA Frames - Foto Frame

 *** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

Open all files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #ff8544 

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #32343e  

    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 "ltdstudio_MysteriousCarnival_AlphaImage" from tray

Window - Duplicate

Close the original and proceed on the copy

 

02

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1

Layers - Duplicate

 

03

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

Open "SoniaTubes_9069" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

Minimize for later

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

Selections - Select None

 

04

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default Settings

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

05

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

 

06

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Keep selected

 

07

Layers - New Raster layer

Open "SoniaTubes_9069"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Selections - Select None

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

08

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flood

 

09

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

 

10

Activate the Bottom Layer

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Keep Selected

 

11

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave

Selections - Modify - Contract - 5px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Keep selected

 

12

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

Selections - Modify - Comtract - 3px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Keep Selected

 

13

Layers - New Raster Layer

Flood Fill Tool (F) Lower the Opacity to 40 on the Toolbar

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Color

Raise the Opacity back to 100 on the Toolbar

Keep selected

 

14

Layers - New Raster Layer

Open "Intrigue_CibiBijoux"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Selections - Select None

 

15

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Edit - Repeat Layer Merge Down

Again:

Edit - Repeat Layer Merge Down

 

16

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow - Shadow on New Layer Checked

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

17

Activate the Top Layer

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

18

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

Result:

 

 

19

 Erase the small marks on the Right edge 

 

20

Activate the Bottom Layer

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

 

21

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 55

Result:

 

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

22

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 60px - Background Color

Select the last border with the Magic Wand

 

23

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

Keep Selected

 

24

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame

Note: When using different colors adjust the Red, Blue, and Green sliders to match your work

Selections - Select None

 

25

Open "masque_venitien28_franiemargot"  from tray

Edit - Copy

Minimize for later

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: 724.00   Y: -4.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

26

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow - Shadow on New Layer - Unchecked

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

27

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

28

Open "masque_venitien28_franiemargot"  from tray again

Edit - Copy

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

No need to move

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 40

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

 

29

Open "ltdstudio_MysteriousCarnival_texto" from tray

Edit - Copy the Top Layer

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

Move to the Top like this:

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

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

 

30

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 900 px - Resize all Layers checked

Add your name or watermark,and the ltdstudio copyright from the materials

Save as JPG file and you're done!

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Extra Examples by Chris and Celine:

Celine: