***Translation: March - 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:

Toadies - What Are You?/ Rasterline/ Blast 'em/ Ommadawn

 

Preparations:

Place the Selections into the Selections folder of PSP

Open all other files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #d4cda4  

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #4d4a43  

    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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset - Background Color

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

04

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

 

05

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 50

 

06

Selections - Select All

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

 

07

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Invert

 

08

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You?

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/50/35  Color: #000000

 

09

Selections - Modify - Contract - 100px

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Keep Selected

 

10

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Ommadawn

Keep Selected

 

11

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew - Background Color

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/50/35  Color: #000000

Result:

 

12

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

 

13

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

14

Selection Tool (S)- Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Keep Selected

 

15

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/50/35  Color: #000000

 

16

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

17

Activate the Bottom Layer

Magic Wand:

 

Click in the Solid Triangle:

 

18

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Blast' em!

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/50/35  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

19

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

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Blast' em! - Same settings 100/211

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/50/35  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

20

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

 

21

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Rasterline

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/50/35  Color: #000000

Layers - Duplicate

Change the Blend Mode to Dodge and lower the Opacity to 70

 

22

Activate the Bottom Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_0821"

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

23

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

 

24

Open "tekst-sweetgirl"  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: 17.00   Y: 59.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 1/1/50/0  Color: #000000

 

25

Open "Accents _ Dani05"  from tray

Copy "ebene8"

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

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 241.00   Y: 185.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

26

 

Activate "Accents _ Dani05"  again

Copy "ebene4"

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: 689.00   Y: 0.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

27

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Efects - Offset

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

28

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Efects - Offset

 

29

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "NarahsMasks_1510"

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode to Dodge and lower the Opacity to 40

 

30

Open "tiram_enfant_72  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: 193.00   Y: 191.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/50/35  Color: #000000

 

31

Layers - Duplicate

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Change the Blend Mode to Dodge

 

32

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

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 50px - Foreground Color

Selections - Invert

 

33

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_0821"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/50/35  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

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

 

34

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 800 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: