***Translation: September - 2020 ***

 

~°~ Original by Noisette ~°~

Thank you Annick 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:

Mock - Windo

Flaming Pear - Flexify 2

MuRa's Meister - Copies

Eye Candy 5 - Impact

&<Bkg Designer - sf10 III> Whirl ***

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

*** Import into Filters Unimited

Preparations:

Double click on the Alien Skin Presets to install them

Open the Masks, images, and tubes in PSP and minimize to tray

Save the Flaming Pear Preset to your desktop

Double click on the Font to install it into the Windows Font folder

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #EAB582   

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #462F37    

    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: Linear

    

The tutorial:

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01

Open a new Transparent image 900 X 500px

Fill the image with the Gradient 

 

02

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Bkg Designer sf10 III> - Whirl

 

03

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Soft Light

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

04

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Background Color

 

05

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Mock - Windo

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Soft Light

 

06

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Keep selected

 

07

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster 2)

Change the Background Color to #FFFFFF

Fill the Selection with the Background Color #FFFFFF

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

08

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flexify 2

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Change the Blend Mode to Hard Light and lower the Opacity to 44

 

09

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster 2 )

Fill the Selection with the Background Color #FFFFFF

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "masque6-noisette"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

10

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Free Rotate

Objects - Align Left

Note: If you don't have this option, move to the left like this:

 

12

Open "Paysage automne jewel 002"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

You can close this file now

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 2)

Image - Resize - 90% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

 

13

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 74.00  Y: -46.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 67

 

14

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster 3)

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_Mask_1295"

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Screen

 

15

Open "Animaux_0156_lisat.png"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 3)

Image - Resize - 45% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Move to the Bottom Right corner

 

16

Layers - Duplicate

Activate the Layer below (Raster 3)

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 25

Change the Blend Mode to Lighten and lower the Opacity to 50

 

17

Activate the Top Layer

Layers - Merge - Merge All Flatten

Edit - Copy

 

18

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster 1)

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

 

19

Change the Foreground Gradient back to Color - #F3D6AA

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color 

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

20

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

 

21

Magic Wand:

Click inside the small squares to select them

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

 

22

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset "saisons-glass-noisette"

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

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 5/5/35/21  Color: #000000

 

23

Layers - Duplicate

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 684.00  Y: 106.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

24

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Free Rotate

 

25

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 9.00  Y: 159.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Layers - Merge - Merge All Flatten

Edit - Copy

 

26

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster 1)

Close the Foreground Color

Change the Background Color back to #F3D6AA 

Text Tool (T) Select Bauhaus 93 from the drop down menu Size: 128 px - Selection

Type the Word Autumn

Layers - Convert to Raster Layer (Your Text is now a Selection)

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

 

27

Move the Text slightly like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -3/3/100/0  Color: #F3D6AA

 

28

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset "saisons-persp-noisette"

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -2/0/40/40  Color: #000000

 

29

Edit - Copy Special - Copy Merged

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster 2)

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Fill the Selection with #F3D6AA

Selections - Modify - Contract - 15px

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -4/4/41/39  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -4/4/41/39  Color: #000000

 

30

Layers - Duplicate

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 387.00  Y: 212.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

31

Layers - Duplicate

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 755.00  Y: 183.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

32

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #F3D6AA 

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 40px - #FFFFFF 

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 50px - #462F37

Select the last border with the Magic Wand

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 25

 

33

Effects - Texture Effects - Fur

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -4/4/41/39  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

34

Open "Saisons-texte-noisette" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Move to the Bottom Right edge:

33

Open Saisons-feuilles-noisette from tray

Edit - Copy

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

No need to move

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #462F37

 

34

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 950 Pixels - 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: