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

Acknowledgements:

Plugins:

Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

VM Natural - Sparkle ***

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

VanDerLee- Unplugged X - Defocus

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact

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

Open all other files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to #5c606f        

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #b9bfce        

    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 "alpha-Noel2020" from tray (This image contains Alpha Selections)

Window - Duplicate (Shift+D)

Close the original and proceed on the copy

Fill the Layer with the Gradient 

 

02

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Preset -"Stutter diagonal"

 

04

Change the Background Color to #ffffff

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "VSP193"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

05

Layer Palette:  Double click on the Layer to open the Layer Properties box

Click on Layer Style and check External Glow and then Ok

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 70

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

06

Activate the Bottom Layer

Layers - Duplicate

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

Change the Blend Mode to Hard Light

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 1/10/60/25  Color: #000000

 

07

Activate the Bottom Layer

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - VM Natural - Sparkle

 

08

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

 

09

Activate the Top Layer

Open "Misted-paysage10_9.10.20202" from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 57

 

10

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection form Alpha Channel - "Selection#1"

 

11

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Select None

Layers - Duplicate

 

12

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

13

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection form Alpha Channel - "Selection#2"

 

14

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1px

Press the Delete key on your Keyboard

Keep the Selection

 

15

Lower the Opacity of the Flood Fill Tool to 20 on the Toolbar

Now fill the Selection again with the Opacity at 20

Selections - Select None

Raise the Opacity back to 100 on the Toolbar

 

16

Effects - Plugins - VanDerLee - Unplugged X - Defocus

Layers - Duplicate

 

17

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_0299"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

18

Activate the Bottom Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Multiply

Note: The Blend Mode can be changed here to work with your Colors

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

19

Open "sapin_Noel2020"  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: 369.00  Y: 111.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Note: This tree was made with the instructions from a tutorial by Noisette. You will find it Here

 

20

Open "titre_noel_crealine" from tray

Colorize to match your work

Edit - Copy

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

Move to a position of your choice

Note: If you prefer to write your own text, install the Font and use these settings:

Layers - Convert to Raster layer

Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Extrude

Basic Tab:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 1/10/53/25  Color: #000000

 

22

Activate the Bottom Layer

Open "flocons-noel2020"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

No need to move

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 57

 

23

Open "poudred'or"  (gold powder)  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

No need to move

 

24

Activate the Top Layer

Open "sapinenneige-noel2020"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Move to the Top Right corner

Change the Blend Mode to Luminance(Legacy)

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 1/10/65/5  Color: #000000

 

25

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

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 50px - Background Color

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/100/40  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

26

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 10% - Resize All Layers Not Checked

Image - Rotate Right

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

Image - Rotate Left

 

27

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 34.00  Y: 173.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/100/40  Color: #000000

 

28

Open "deco_etoile_noel2020_crealine" 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: 93.00  Y: 56.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Image - Add Borders - 1px - Foreground Color    

 

29

Optional: Image - Resize - 950px - Resize all Layers checked

Add your name or watermark, and the watermark from the Materials

Save as JPG file and you're done!

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Extra Examples by Chris and Celine:

Celine: