***Translation: November - 2020 ***

 

~°~ Original by Noisette ~°~

Thank you Annick 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:

      Tube by Annelies (site is closed)

    Mask by Narah

Plugins:

Mehdi - Sorting Tiles and Weaver

VanDerLee - Unplugged X - Defocus

&<Background Designer IV> - @NightShadow ***

Toadies - Blast 'em!...

AP 01 [Innovations] - Lines - SilverLining

Graphics Plus - Emboss

Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Backlight

MuRa's Meister - Copies

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

*** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

Place the Selections into the Selections folder of PSP

Double click on the Alien Skin Presets to install them

Open all other files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #eobec4  

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #392b37  

    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: Radial

   

The tutorial:

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01

Open a new Transparent image 900 X 500px

Fill the image with the Gradient 

 

02

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Weaver

 

03

Effects - Plugins - VanDerLee - Unplugged X - Defocus

 

04

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

05

Layers - Duplicate

Close the Copy of Raster 1

Activate Raster 1

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

 

06

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Background Designers IV> - @Night Shadow

 

07

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Blast 'em!... - Default settings

 

08

Activate the Top Layer and open it

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

Selections - Select All

Selections - Float

Selections Defloat

 

09

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders

Change the Background Color to #FFFFFF    

Fill the selection with the Background Color

Selections - Select None

 

10

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/52/52  Color: #000000

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Multiply

Layers - Duplicate

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Hard Light

 

11

Set your Foreground to Gradient  - Fading Background  (Corel_06_025)  - Style: Linear

 

12

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster 2)

Selection Tool (S)  Custom Selection

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Gradient

Selections - Select None

 

13

Effects - Plugins - AP 01 [Innovations] - Lines - SilverLining - Vertical

 

14

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

 

15

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 400.00  Y: -4.00

Pres M to close the Pick Tool

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Dodge

 

16

Layers - Duplicate

Image  Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Hard Light

 

17

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Color 

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image -"Narah_Mask_1092"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

 

18

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster 3)

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "cybille-selnoisette01"

Fill the Selection with the Background Color  

Selections - Select None

 

19

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay

 

20

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster 4)

Set your Foreground to Gradient  - Fading Foreground  (Corel_06_026)  - Style: Linear - #eobec4

 

21

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "cybille-selnoisette02"

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Gradient  

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -1/2/38/44  Color: #000000

 

22

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Emboss

 

23

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster 5)

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "cybille-selnoisette03"

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Select None

 

24

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Backlight - Preset -"cybille-backlight-noisette"

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

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Activate the Layer above (Raster 5)

Change the Blend Mode to Overlay and lower the Opacity to 79

 

25

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster 6)

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "cybille-selnoisette04"

Fill the Selection with #3d0000 Only click once or the Arrows will be too dark

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/3/74/0  Color: #FFFFFF

 

26

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster 7)

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "cybille-selnoisette05"

Fill the Selection with #3d0000

Selections - Select None

 

27

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

 

28

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset - "cybille-glass-noisette"

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

 

29

Open "image01-cybille-noisette" from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 8)

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 488.00  Y: -17.00

Pres M to close the Pick Tool

 

30

Open "Alies-1VR997-woman-11052014" from tray

Edit - Copy the Bottom Layer

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Resize - 75% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Move to the Left edge like this:

 

31

Layers - Duplicate

Activate the Layer below

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 30

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Multiply

 

32

Activate the Top Layer

Edit - Copy Special - Copy Merged

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Image

Image - Resize - 15%  Resize All Layers - Checked

 

33

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #e0bec4

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 30px - #ffffff     

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/37/23  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

Edit - Copy

 

34

On your main work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 10)

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 597.00  Y: 68.00

Pres M to close the Pick Tool

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

 

35

Layers - Duplicate

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

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 524.00  Y: 201.00

Pres M to close the Pick Tool

 

36

Activate Raster 8

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #e0bec4

Edit - Copy

 

37

Open "frame-cybille.png"  from tray

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

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

Layers - Merge - Merge All Flatten

 

38

Add your name or watermark, Resize if you wish.

 Save as JPG file and you're done!

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Extra Examples by Chris and Celine:

Celine: