***Translation: September - 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 2021 Ultimate, if you work with older versions some things might be different but the result will be the same.

Acknowledgements:

      Tube by Mary        

Plugins:

Simple - 4 Way Average

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

Xero - Fritillary

dsb flux - Radial Transmission

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact

 

Preparations:

Place the Emboss_3 Preset into the Presets folder of PSP

Open all other files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #e1b99c   

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #903808   

    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

Selections - Select All

Open "Mary 0512-34" from tray

Edit - Copy the Bottom Layer

Minimize for later

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

Selections  Select None

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

04

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

 

05

Effects - Plugins - Xero - Fritillary

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

 

06 

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

Lower the Opacity to 50

Image - Mirror  - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

07

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Geometric Effects - Circle - Transparent Checked

Effects - Geometric Effects - Perspective Horizontal

 

08

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

09

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Change the Blend Mode to Overlay

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

10

Effects - Geometric Effects - Circle - Transparent Checked

Effects - Geometric Effects - Perspective Horizontal

 

11

Image - Free Rotate

 

12

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Left Right Wrap

 

13

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - "Cre@nnie-alina"

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

 

14

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - dsb flux - Radial Transmission

Layers - Merge - Merge All Flatten

Window - Duplicate

Put the duplicate to one side for now

 

15

Continue on the original work image

Edit - Copy

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

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

 

16

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

 

17

Magic Wand:

Select the border

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 15/15/40/15  Color: #000000    

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -15/-15/40/15  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

18

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

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

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

 

19

Select the last border with the Magic Wand

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection (Image is still in memory)

Effects - Plugins - Simple - 4 Way Average

 

20

Effects - User Defined Filter - Emboss3

 

Edit - Repeat - Emboss3

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -15/-15/40/15  Color: #000000    

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 15/15/40/15  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

21

Image - Resize - 80% - Resize All Layers - Checked

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

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

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

 

22

Select the last border with the Magic Wand

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 15/15/40/15  Color: #000000    

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -15/-15/40/15  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

Layers - Duplicate

Lower the Opacity to 50

 

23

Activate the Bottom Layer

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

24

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

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

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

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

 

25

Select the last border with the Magic Wand

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -15/-15/40/15  Color: #000000    

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 15/15/40/15  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

26

Open "Mary 0512-34" from tray again

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 90% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Move the tube down to the Botton edge

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - "Cre@nnie-alina"

 

27

Open "Accents - Decos - 026"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

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

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Move to the Bottom Left like this:

Change the Blend Mode to Luminance(Legacy)

 

28

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

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

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 75px - Background Color

 

29

Select the last border with the Magic Wand

Activate the image you put to one side

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Effects - Plugins - Simple - 4 Way Average

Effects - User Defined Filter - Emboss3

Edit - Repeat User Defined filter - Emboss3

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 15/15/40/15  Color: #000000    

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -15/-15/40/15  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

30

Optional: Image - Resize - 650px - 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: