***Translation: March - 2020***

 

~°~ Original by Crealine Graphic ~°~

 

Thank you Linette 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:

Tubes by Syl

Plugins:

Mehdi / Wavy Lab 1.1

Mehdi / Sorting Tiles

 & <Bkg Designer sf10 I > Cruncher ***

AP [Lines] - Lines - SilverLining

Toadies - Weaver

& <Bkg Designer sf10 II> DIS Refractor1***

VanDerlee Unplugged X - Defocus

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass & Perspective Shadow

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

*** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

Open all files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #dce1d2  

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #476253  

    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 "Alpha Selection"

Window - Duplicate

Close the original and proceed on the copy

(This image contains Alpha Selections)

 

02

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1

 

03

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles - Plus

 

04

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles - Crossed

 

05

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Free Rotate

 

06

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

 

07

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Bkg Designer sf10 I> - Cruncher

Change the Blend Mode to Hard Light

 

08

Activate the Bottom Layer

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Selections - Modify - Contract - 40px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

09

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

Change the Blend Mode to Overlay

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 1/1/50/5 Color: #000000

 

10

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Weaver

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

11

Activate the Bottom Layer

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Layers - Arrange - Move Up

 

12

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Bkg Designer sf10 II> DIS Refractor 1

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Change the Blend Mode to Hard Light

 

13

Effects - Plugins - VanDerLee - Unplugged X - Defocus

 

14

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Change the Blend Mode back to Normal

Lower the Opacity to 85

 

15

Activate the Bottom Layer

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

16

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

 

17

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

Result so far:

 

 

18

Activate the Top Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 50% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked 

 

19

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 40.00  : 69.00

Press M to Close the Pick Tool

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 1/1/50/5 Color: #000000

 

20

Activate the Bottom Layer

Open "SvB 1051 Beauty"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

Minimize for later

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

Note: If you are using a different tube Resize it to 555px in height

 

21

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 200.00  : -3.00

Press M to Close the Pick Tool

Lower the Opacity to 48

Result:

 

22

Activate the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with #64738c

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_0609"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

 

23

Activate the Eraser Tool (X) Size: 12

Erase the small line across the frame like this:

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

24

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "Selection#4"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Keep selected

 

25

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass Preset: Clear

Basic Tab:

Change the Inner Shadow to 40

Selections - Select None

 

26

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #64738c  

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 10px - #a2a7ad

 

27

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - Not Checked - Color: #476253

 

28

Magic Wand:

Select the two 50px borders with the Magic Wand

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

Keep selected

 

29

Selections - Invert

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

30

Activate the Bottom Layer

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind - Right 100

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind - Left 100

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

31

Activate the Top Layer

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 10/10/50/5 Color: #000000

Repeat Drop Shadow  H & V -10

 

32

Open "SvB 1051 Beauty"  from tray again

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: 637.00  : 6.00

Press M to Close the Pick Tool

 

33

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset: "Drop Shadow,Blurry"

Basic Tab: Change the Overall Opacity to 56

 

34

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - Color: #476253

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2px - Color: #dce1d2

 

35

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 950 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: