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

Acknowledgements:

      Mask by Monaiekje

    All other materials by Noisette

Plugins:

MuRa's Meister - Copies

 

Preparations:

Place the Gradient into the Gradients folder of PSP

Place the Emboss3 Preset into the Presets folder (If you don't already have it)

Open all other files in PSP and minimize to tray

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to akgradient65      

     

    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

The tutorial:

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01

Open a new Transparent image 700 X 700px

Fill the image with the Foreground Gradient

 

02

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster 2)

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image: "Monaiekje mask 28.jpg"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

04

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

Effects - User Defined Filter - Emboss3

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Soft Light

 

05

Open "christmas-bas1" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Objects - Align Bottom

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -16/4/24/42  Color: #000000

 

06

Open "christmas-bas2" from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster3)

Objects - Align Bottom

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -16/4/24/42  Color: #000000

 

07

Open "christmas-bas3" from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 4)

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 0.00   Y: 446.00

Press M to close the Pik Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -16/4/24/42  Color: #000000

 

08

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Free Rotate 14° Left

 

09

Change the Foreground Gradient back to Color #FE84bb

Color Changer:

Left click once with your mouse to change the color

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Edit - Repeat Move Layer Down

 

10

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 9.00   Y: 302.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Result:

 

 

11

Activate the Top Layer

Open "christmas-haut-1.png"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 5)

 

12

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 33.00   Y: -86.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Color Changer:

Left click once with your mouse to change the Color

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 9/-13/24/42  Color: #000000

 

13

 

Open "christmas-haut-2.png"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 6)

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 158.00   Y: -135.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

14

Open "christmas-haut-3.png"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 7)

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 66.00   Y: -78.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 9/-13/24/42  Color: #000000

Result:

 

 

15

Open "christmas-sapins-roses.png" from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 8)

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 35.00   Y: 313.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

16

Open "christmas-sapins-blancs.png" from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 9)

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 165.00   Y: 498.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

17

Open "christmas-sapins-etoiles.png"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 10)

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 376.00   Y: 314.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/5/61/0  Color: #fe84bb

 

18

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster 11)

Fill the Layer with #ffffff

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "masque-christmas-noisette"

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/3/10/20  Color: #000000

 

19

Edit - Copy Special - Copy Merged

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Image

Image - Resize - 10% - Resize All Layers - Checked

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #fe84bb

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 10px - #ffffff  

Edit - Copy

 

20

On your main work image:  Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 11)

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 314.00   Y: 83.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

21

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

 

22

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - 3D Effects - Cutout - Shadow Color: #ffffff 

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

 

23

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 286.00   Y: 61.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Screen

 

24

Open christmas-texte.png"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 12)

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 88.00   Y: 221.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

25

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #fe84bb

Selections - Select All

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

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/45/45  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

26

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #fe84bb

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2px - #ffffff   

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #fe84bb

Selections - Select All

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/45/45  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

27

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #fe84bb

Open Christmas-sapins-roses-2.png" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Move to the Bottom Right edge like this:

 

28

Optional: Image - 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: