*** Translation: December - 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 tools might look different, but the result will be the same.

Acknowledgements:

Plugins:

Mehdi - Weaver

Toadies - What Are You?

VM Instant Art - Tripolis ***

dsb flux - Linear Transmission

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow

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

*** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

Place the Selections into the Selections folder of PSP

Double click on the Alien Skin Preset to install it

Open all other files in PSP and minimize to tray

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #a02962   

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #1a0006   

    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: Radial

 

The tutorial:

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01

Open "Alpha_NewYear_2021" from tray

Window - Duplicate (Shift+D)

Close the original and proceed on the copy

Fill the image with the Gradient

 

02

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Weaver

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

04

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - VM Instant Art - Tripolis

 

05

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

 

06

Change the Foreground Color to #39308a

Lower the Opacity of the Flood Fill Tool to 20

Layers - New Raster Layer

Raise the Opacity of the Flood Fill Tool back to 100

 

07

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

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color #39308a

Selections - Select None

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

08

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

Layers - Duplicate

 

09

View - Rulers

Pick Tool (K)

Drag the Center node down to 250px

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 65

 

10

Activate the Bottom Layer

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

11

Effects - Plugins - dsb flux - Linear Transmission 

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Screen

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 4/-4/100/0  Color: #000000

 

12

Activate the Bottom Layer

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

13

Staying on the Bottom Layer:

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color #39308a

Keep the Selection

 

14

Layers - New Raster Layer

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_0349"

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Keep the Selection

 

15

Activate the Bottom Layer

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Activate  Group-Raster 3

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

16

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color #39308a

Selections - Select None

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Luminance(Legacy)

 

17

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

 

18

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

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

 

19

Open "Horloge_By crealine_2colorer"  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: 273.00  Y: 8.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

20

Open "NY2021 deco1"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

No need to move

 

21

Open "NY2021-Texte"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Move down to the Bottom edge like this:

 

22

Open "NY2021 deco2"  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: 690.00  Y: 64.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

23

Change the Background Color to #ffffff

Activate the Bottom Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

 

24

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_0389"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

25

Activate the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  5/-5/51/3  Color: #000000

Your work should look like this now:

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

26

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #93908a

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #a02962

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 50px - #ffffff  

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:  0/0/60/40  Color: #000000

 

27

Open "Woman_715_exclusif" from tray

Edit - Copy the Bottom Layer

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

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

Move to the Left like this:

 

28

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - "PerspectiveshadowNY-2021-Crealine"

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #a02962

 

29

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 950px - 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: