***Translation: September - 2020***

 

~~ Original by Crealine Graphic ~~

Thank you Linette 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:

&<Bkg Designer sf10 1> - Cruncher  ***

Mehdi - Weaver and Sorting Tiles

[AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2

Filter Factory - Gallery A - Zoom Out ***

Filter Factory - Gallery B - Circulator ***

Filter Factory - Gallery N - Wee Scratches ***

dsb flux - Linear Transmission

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass

AAA Frames - Foto Frame

MuRa's Meister - Copies

Toadies - What Are You?

*** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

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  #a50920   

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #ffffff       

    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 Foregroundcolor to Foreground/Background Gradient (Corel_06_029) - Style: Radial

   

The tutorial:

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01

Open "Alpha-Franzisca"  from tray

Window - Duplicate

Close the original and proceed on the copy

Fill the image with the Gradient

 

02

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Bkg Designer sf10 I> - Cruncher

 

03

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Weaver

 

04

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

 

05

Selection - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "Selection#1

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

06

Effects - Plugins - [AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2

 

07

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You - Default settings

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

08

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 2/-3/28/40  Color: #000000

 

09

Activate the Bottom Layer (Raster 1)

Selection - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "Selection#2

Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

10

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Bkg Designer sf10 I> - Cruncher - Default Settings

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

11

Activate the Bottom Layer

Selection - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "Selection#3

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

12

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Filter Factory - Gallery N - Wee Scratches

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Burn

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 2/-3/65/40  Color: #000000

Layers - Arrange - Move Up

 

13

Activate the Bottom Layer

Selection - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "Selection#4

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

14

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Filter Factory - Gallery A - Zoom In

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Layers - Arrange - Move Up

 

15

Layers - Duplicate

Activate the Layer below (Original)

Effects - Plugins - dsb flux - Linear Transmission

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Luminance

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 2/-3/23/40  Color: #000000

Activate the Layer above (Copy) Lower the Opacity to 80

 

16

Activate (Promoted Selection Copy3)

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Filter Factory - Gallery B - Circulator

 

17

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "Selection#5

18

Open "TubeNP1095" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

change the Blend Mode to Darken and lower the Opacity to 90

Selections - Select None

 

19

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset "Glass_Franzisca_Linette"

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

 

20

Objects - Align - Center in Canvas

Or if you don't have this option:

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 296.00   Y: 95.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

Your work and Layer Palette shold look like this now:

 

 

21

Activate the second Layer from the Top (Promoted Selection 2)

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Foreground Color 

 

22

Activate the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tol (S) - Custom Selection

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Select None

 

23

Effects - Distortion Effects - Ripple

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -4/3/50/5 Color: #000000

 

24

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "Selection#6

Zoom in and fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Select None

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -1/2/50/5 Color: #000000

 

25

Edit - Copy Special - Copy Merged

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Image

Put your main work image to one side

Working on the new image: Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame

Selections - Select All

 Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 30px - Background Color

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 3/3/60/28 Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

26

Image - Resize - 10% - Resize All Layers checked

Edit - Copy

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

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 504.00   Y: 346.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

27

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 3/3/60/28 Color: #000000

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

 

28

Open "deco_01_Franzisca_linette" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

If you are using different Colors, Colorize or change the Blend Mode to Luminance(Legacy)

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 144.00   Y: 21.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

29

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 717.00   Y: 112.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

30

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 128.00   Y: 33.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

31

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame

 

32

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 30px - Background Color

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 3/3/60/28 Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

33

Open "Franzisca" from tray

Edit - Copy the Bottom Layer

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

\image - Resize - 80% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Move slightly to the Left like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 5/43/24/28 Color: #000000

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

 

34

Add your name or watermark, and the copyright from the materiels.

Save as JPG file and you're done!

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Extra Examples by Chris and Celine:

Celine: