*** Translation: February - 2021 ***

~°~ 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:

      Tubes used with permission by Joanne & Talanat

Plugins:

Toadies - Weaver

Simple - Pizza Slice Mirror & Diamonds

dsb flux - Linear Transmission

Alien Skin Eye Candy 3.1 - Motion Tral

[AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2

Mock - Windo

Tramages - Pool Shadow

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass

 

Preparations:

Open All files in PSP and minimize to tray

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #7F7C3B        

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #D7D9B6        

    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_flowers" (This image contains Alpha Selections)

Window - Duplicate

Close the original and proceed on the copy

 

02

Fill the image with the Foreground Gradient

Effects - Reflection Effects - Feedback

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

03

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Free Rotate

 

04

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Weaver

Change the Blend Mode to Hard Light

 

05

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Pizza Slice Mirror

Result:

 

06

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Foreground Color

 

07

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection#1

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Select None

 

08

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 60

 

09

Effects - Plugins - dsb flux - Linear Transmission

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay

 

10

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/40/10  Color: #000000

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

11

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

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Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection#2

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Gradient

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 20

 

13

Effects - Plugins - dsb flux - Linear Transmission

Selections - Select None

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Multiply

 

14

Effects - Geometric Effects - Circle

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

15

Effects - Distortion Effects - Twirl

Layers - Duplicate

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Screen

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

Lower the Opacity of Raster 3 to 55

Your Layer Palette looks like this now:

 

16

With  Raster 3 still active

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 3.1 - Motion Trail

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

17

Activate the Top Layer (Copy of Raster 3)

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 3.1 - Motion Trail - Same settings

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

 

18

Activate the Bottom Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Adjust -  Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 20

 

19

Effects - Plugins - [AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2

 

20

Effects - 3D Effects - Inner Bevel - Color: #FFFFFF

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Burn or Soft Light depending on the colors used

 

21

With Copy of Raster 1 still active:

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection#3

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

keep the Selection

 

22

Effects - Plugins - Mock - Windo

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Screen

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/80/5  Color: #000000

Keep the Selection

 

23

Activate Copy of Raster 1

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Activate the Layer below (Promoted Selection)

Selections - Select None

 

24

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Your Layer Palette looks like this now:

 

25

Stay on the Promoted Selection Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_0454"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Screen and lower the Opacity to 65

 

26

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Texure Effects - Mosaic Glass

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Lighten

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

 

27

Activate the Top Layer

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection#4

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Modify - Contract - 40px

Press the Delete key - on your keyboard

Keep the Selection

 

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Activate the Bottom Layer

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

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

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Diamonds

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

 

29

Effects - Plugins - Tramages - Pool Shadow

Selections - sect None

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

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

 

30

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 40% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

31

Change the Foreground Color to #121002

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection#5

Fill the Selection with the new Foreground Color 

Selections - Select None

 

32

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - Selection#6

Fill the Selections with the Background Color 

Selections - Select None

 

33

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass

Basic Tab:

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/20  Color: #000000

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

 

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Activate the Top Layer

Open "tuebjoanne07" from tray

Edit - Copy

Minimize for later

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

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Activate the Eraser Tool (X) and erase the parts that cover the frame

Result:

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Edit - Repeat Move Layer Down

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

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Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #121002 

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 45px - #FFFFFF

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #121002 

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 5px - #FFFFFF  

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #121002 

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 35px - #FFFFFF

 

36

Open "TalaNat Vaze-36-07-07-2013" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Image - Resize - 60% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Adjust - Hue and Saturation - Colorize

Move to the Bottom Left corner:

Layers - Duplicate

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

Move slightly to the Right like this:

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 2/40/23/20  Color: #000000

 

37

Open "tuebjoanne07" from tray again

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 70% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Move to the Top Right corner (See example)

Adjust - Hue and Saturation - Colorize

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

 

38

Open "texte_flowers"  from tray

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Move to the Bottom Right (See example)

Change the Blend Mode to Luminance(Legacy)

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 2/-2/30/5  Color: #000000

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #7F7C3B

 

39

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 1000px - 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: