***Translation: April - 2020***

 

~~ Original by Creations Virginia ~~

Thank you Virginia 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:

      All materials created and supplied by Virginia

Plugins:

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

Graphics Plus - Center Mirror

Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1

Richard Rosenman - Tiler

&<Bkg Designer sf10 I> - Circus Maximus ***

L&K - landksiteofwonders - L en K's Mayra

Unplugged Tools - Wavemaker ***

Simple - Pizza Slice Mirror  & Top Left Mirror

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

AAA Filters - AAA Framer

*** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

Put the Selection into the Selections folder of PSP

Put the Brush into the Brushes folder of PSP

Open all other files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foreground Color to  #e5d1dc  

    Set your Background Color to #8f346d   

    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 - 900 X 550px

 

02

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1 change only the third color to #ffffff

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

03

Effects - Plugins - Richard Rosenman - Tiler

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

04

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Artistic Effects - Balls and Bubbles (Shape Tab only)

Result:

 

05

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Bkg Designer sf10 1> - Circus Maximus - Default settings

 

06

Image - Resize - 80% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Image - Free Rotate

 

07

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Objects - Align Left

Change the Blend Mode to Hard Light and lower the Opacity to 75

Result:

 

08

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - L en K - landksiteofwonders - LenK's - Mayra - Default settings

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

 

09

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

Activate the Layer below (Copy of Raster1)

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 2/2/80/20  Color: #000000

 

10

Activate the Bottom layer

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

 

11

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Unplugged Tools - Wavemaker - Default settings

 

12

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Pizza Slice Mirror

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Top Left Mirror    

 

13

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

 

14

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/2/80/50  Color: #8f346d

Result:

Layers - Merge - Merge All Flatten

 

15

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #8f346d 

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2px - #8f346d 

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

 

16

Magic Wand:

Select the 40px white border

Effects - Reflection Effects - Kaleidoscope

Keep selected

 

17

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

Selections - Select None

 

18

Layers - New Raster Layer

Change the Foreground Color to #ffffff

 

19

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

 

20

Selections - Modify - Expand - 1px

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1px

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/50/30  Color:#000000

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Result:

 

21

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract - 40px

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/50/30  Color:#000000

Selections - Select None

 

22

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #8f346d 

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2px - #8f346d 

 

23

Open "deco01_danse_vir" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

No need to move

 

24

Open "deco02_danse_vir" 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: 138.00  Y: 15.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

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

 

25

Open "deco03_danse_vir" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

No need to move

 

26

Open "deco04_danse_vir" 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: 81.00  Y: 58.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Change the Blend Mode to Screen

 

27

Open "perle_danse_vir" from tray

Edit - Copy

Image - Resize - 20% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

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: 265.00  Y: 38.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 3/2/80/40  Color:#8f346d 

Layers - Merge - Merge All Flatten

Result:

 

28

Change the Background Color to #e5d1dc

Set your Foreground to Gradient (Corel_06_029) - Style: Linear

    

 

29

Image - Add borders - Symmetric checked - 60px - #ffffff

Select the border with the Magic Wand, same settings

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Keep selected

 

30

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Paper Textures - Filter Paper - Default settings

Keep the selection

 

31

Effects - Plugins - AAA Filters - AAA Framer

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/20  Color:#000000

Selections - Select None

 

32

Image - Resize: - 950 X 625px

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

33

Layers - New Raster Layer

Change the Foreground Color to #ac3e81

Brush Tool (B) Select "danse_vir.PspBrush" from the drop down menu - Size: 315

Stamp once with the Foreground Color

 

34

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

 

35

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 197.00  Y: 212.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 10/0/30/15  Color:#000000

 

36

Open "femme_085_vir" from tray

Image - Resize - 85% - Resize All Layers - Checked

Edit - Copy

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -10/25/35/50  Color:#000000

 

37

Open "chaussons_danse_vir" from tray

Image - Resize - 40% - Resize All Layers - Checked

Edit - Copy

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

 

38

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 770.00  Y: 45.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

39

Adjust - Hue and Saturation - Colorize

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 2/3/50/30  Color:#000000

 

40

Activate the Bottom Layer

Open "danse_musique_vir" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Negative Image

 

41

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 4/8/60/20  Color: #8f346d

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

42

Adjust - Sharpness - Unsharp Mask

Add your name or watermark, save as JPG file and you're done!

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Extra Examples by Chris and Celine:

Celine: