***Translation: March - 2020***

 

~~ Original by LadyTessDesignStudios ~~

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 things might be different but the result will be the same.

Acknowledgements:

Plugins:

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

Graphics Plus - Page Curl & Cross Shadow ***

AAA Frames - Foto Frame

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow

*** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

Place the Selections into the Selections folder of PSP

Place the Texture into the Textures folder of PSP

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  #d3d3d3  

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #3a3a3a    

    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: Linear  Angle: 45   Repeats: 1

  

The tutorial:

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01

Open a new Transparent image 900 X 500px

Fill the image with the Background Color

 

02

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Gradient

 

03

Layers - Load/Save - Load Mask From Disk - "sg_ovalmask_175hqlu"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/25  Color: #000000

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

04

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "ltdstudio_sexy_sel_1"

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 20

 

05

Layers - New Raster Layer

Open "nicole-parfum-2016" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Selections - Select None

Result:

 

06

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "ltdstudio_sexy_sel_2"

 

07

Change the Foreground Gradient settings to Radial  Angle: 0 Repeats: 13

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 10

Keep selected

 

08

Layers - New Raster Layer

Open "mist-visage4-noisette"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Keep selected

 

09

Activate the Layer below

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave

Selections - Select None

 

10

Activate the Layer above

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layers -Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Result:

 

11

Image - Canvas Size

 

12

Layers - Duplicate

Acivate the Layer below (Merged)

Image - Resize 115% - Resize All Layers - Not checked

Adjust - Blur -Gaussian Blur - Radius: 30

 

13

With the Gradient still in the Foreground, select Texture "fs-467"

 

14

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Gradient

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Result:

 

15

Activate the Top Layer

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Graphics Plus - Page Curl

Note: Ignore the black lines on the edge of the Page Curl they have no effect on your finished work

16

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Graphics Plus - Page Curl

 

17

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Graphics Plus - Page Curl

 

18

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Graphics Plus - Page Curl

 

19

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "ltdstudio_sexy_sel_3"

Fill the Selection with #3a3a3a

Keep selected

 

20

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Texture

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/100/30  Color: #000000

Edit - Repeat Drop Shadow

Note: If using different colors, one Drop Shadow might be enough

Selections - Select None

 

21

Image Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #000000 

Selections - Select All

Image Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 50px - #d3d3d3

Selections - Invert

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

Keep selected

 

22

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame

Selections - Select None

 

22

Open "3189-Irina Shayk - LB TUBES"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Move to the Right like this:

 

23

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - "ltdstudio_sexy_shadow"

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

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Repeat Sharpen (If needed)

Image Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #d3d3d3

 

24

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: