***Translation: October - 2020 ***

 

~°~ Original by LadyTessDesignStudio ~°~

Thank you Tesy 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:

Plugins:

Mehdi - Weaver

Toadies - What Are You? ***

Tramages - Pool Shadow ***

MuRa's Meister - Copies

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass

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

*** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

Place the Selections into the Selections folder of PSP

Open all other files in PSP and minimize to tray

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #DFE2E7          

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #292E37           

    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 550px

Fill the image with the Gradient

 

02

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "lifestyle_sel_1"

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

 

03

Open "SvB stil leven 20 misted"  from tray

Edit - Copy

Keep the Mist open for now

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

Move into the Selection like this:

Selections - Invert

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Luminance and lower the Opacity 55

 

04

Effects - Edge Effects - Dilate

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Result:

 

05

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "Lifestyle_sel_2"

Selections - Modify - Expand - 1px

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Selections - Select None

 

06

Activate "SvB stil leven 20 misted" again

Edit - Copy

You can close this file now

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Move to the Right like this:

 

07

Again:

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "Lifestyle_sel_2"

Selections - Invert

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

08

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Luminance and lower the Opacity 55

Effects - Edge Effects - Dilate

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Result:

 

 

09

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "Lifestyle_sel_3"

Selections - Modify - Expand - 10px

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Select None

 

10

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Weaver

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Layers - Duplicate

Edit - Repeat Duplicate Layer

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Edit - Repeat Layer Merge Down

Result:

 

11

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "Lifestyle_sel_4"

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Keep Selected

 

12

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset - Clear

Click on the Basic Tab and use these settings:

 

13

Selections - Modify - Contract - 4px

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset - Clear - Same settings

Selections - Modify - Contract - 5px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Keep selected

 

14

Layers - New Raster Layer

Flood Fill Tool (F) Lower the Opacity to 70 on the Toolbar

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Keep selected

 

15

Layers - New Raster Layer

Open "3285-woman-LB TUBES"  from tray

Edit - Copy

Minimize for later

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

Selections - Select None

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/50/25  Color: #000000

 

16

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Edit - Repeat Layer Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/50/25  Color: #000000

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

17

Layers - Duplicate

Close the Top Layer

Activate the Layer below

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

18

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies - Click once on 1/n Fade Out

 

19

Effects Reflection Effects - Rotating Mirror

 

20

Activate the Top Layer and open it

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 105.00   Y: 2.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

21

Layers - Duplicate

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 539.00   Y: 271.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Result:

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

22

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

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Image and put to one side for now

 

23

On your main work image: Selections - Select All

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

Selections - Invert

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Tramages - Pool Shadow

 

24

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  40px - Foreground Color

Selections - Invert

Activate and Copy the image you put to one side

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

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 20

Keep selected

 

25

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Toadies - What Are You? - Default settings 20/20

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/80/30  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

26

Open "3285-woman-LB TUBES"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Resize - 95% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Move down slightly:

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

27

Layers - Duplicate

Activate the the Layer below (Original tube)

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 20

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Multiply

 

28

Open "ltdstudio_Lifestyle_Text from tray

Edit - Copy the Top layer

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

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Place on your work like this: (Or to a place of you choice)

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

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

 

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 900 Pixels - Resize all Layers checked

Add your name or watermark, and the copyright provided in the Materials

 Save as JPG file and you're done!

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Extra Examples by Chris and Celine:

Celine: