***Translation: October - 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:

Plugins:

Eye Candy 4000 - Drip, Weave, & Glass

Eye Candy 5 - Impact Extrude

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Toadies - What Are You?

Simple -  Left Right Wrap & Half Wrap

 

Preparations:

Place the Selections into the Selections folder of PSP

Double click on the Alien Skin Preset to install it

Open all other files in PSP and minimize to tray

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to #FBF6ED            

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #6C6862           

    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 Background Color

 

02

Selections - Select All

Open "femmeVSP203"  from tray

Erase the Watermark

Edit - Copy

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

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Change the Blend Mode to Hard Light

 

06

Selections - Select All

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

 

07

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  0/0/75/35   Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

08

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Left Right Wrap

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

09

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

10

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Half Wrap

 

11

Selections - Select All

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

Selections - Invert

 

12

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You?

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  0/0/75/35   Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

13

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

14

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

15

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 4000 - Drip

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  0/0/75/35   Color: #000000

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

16

Activate the Bottom Layer

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

 

17

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Selections - Select None

 

18

Activate the Bottom Layer

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Keep selected

 

19

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 4000 - Weave - Settings - Canvas - Canvas Color: Foreground 

Keep selected

 

20

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 4000 - Glass

Click on Settings and select Sharp Cut

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  0/0/75/35   Color: #000000

Keep selected

 

21

Selections - Modify - Contract - 25px

Selections - Modify - Feather - Amount 15

Keep selected

 

22

Open "femmeVSP203"  from tray again

Edit - Copy

Minimize for later

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

Move into place like this:

Selections - Invert

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 60

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

23

Open "deco-estavana"  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: 110.00    Y: 91.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

24

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Extrude - Preset - "estavana-cre@nnie-extrude"

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

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

 

25

Layers - Duplicate

Effecrs - Distortion Effects - Wind - From Right

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

 

26

Activate the Layer above (Raster3)

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  0/0/75/35   Color: #000000

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

 

27

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

28

Activate the Bottom Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_Mask_1240"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Dodge

 

29

Open "tekst-estavana.png" from tray

Edit - Copy

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: 115.00    Y: 94.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

30

Open "femmeVSP203"  from tray again

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 70% Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Pick Tool (K) Enter these parameters for the X: and Y: positions on the Toolbar

X: 211.00    Y: 28.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  0/0/75/35   Color: #000000

 

31

Selections - Select All

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

Selections - Invert

 

32

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You?

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  0/0/75/35   Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

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

 

33

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 800px - 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: