***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 2020 Ultimate, if you work with older versions some things might be different but the result will be the same.

Acknowledgements:

Plugins:

Simple - Diamonds

Toadies - What Are You?

Preparations:

Open all files in PSP and minimize to tray

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to #b8d6ee    

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #00316c    

    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 "Tube_Color_BodyPainter_06_GB_Transparent"  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

Effects - Art Media Effects - Brush Strokes - Foreground Color

 

06

Selections - Select All

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

Keep the Selection

 

07

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default Settings

Selections - Select None

 

08

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

09

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections  Select none

 

10

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Color: #000000

 

11

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

12

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

13

Selections - Select All

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

Keep the Selection

 

14

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Selections - Invert

 

15

Adjust - Blur - Motion Blur

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

16

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

17

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Keep the Selection

 

18

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Diamonds

Selections - Modify - Contract - 25px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Color: #000000

 

19

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

20

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Modify - Contract - 15 px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Keep the Selection

 

21

Lower the Opacity of the Flood Fill Tool to 75

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Modify - Contract - 15 px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Keep the Selection

 

22

Lower the Opacity of the Flood Fill Tool to 50

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Modify - Contract - 15 px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Keep the Selection

 

23

Lower the Opacity of the Flood Fill Tool to 25

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Select None

Raise the Opacity back to 100 on the Toolbar

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Effects - Edge Effects - Dilate

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Color: #000000

 

24

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

25

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

26

Activate the Bottom Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_Mask_1200"

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

27

Layers - New Raster Layer

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_0419"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 2/2/65/0  Color: Foreground Color

 

28

Activate the Top Layer

Open "deco-mellisa-1"  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: 59.00   Y:101.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

29

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind - From Right - Strength: 50

 

30

Activate the Top Layer

Open "deco-mellisa-2"  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: 772.00   Y:  32.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 2/2/65/0    Color: #000000

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Color: #000000

 

31

Open "deco-mellisa-3"  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: 792.00   Y:  63.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

32

Open "Tube_Color_BodyPainter_06_GB_Transparent"  from tray agai

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 87% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 399.00   Y: 7.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Color: #000000

 

33

Open "tekst-mellisa.png"  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: 275.00   Y: 34.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Color: #000000

 

34

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 5px - Foreground Color  

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 3px - Background Color  

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 5px - Foreground Color  

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 25px - Background Color

 

35

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: