*** Translation: January - 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:

Plugins:

Media Spark Filters - Pixelate Edges Transparent  Here

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

Toadies - What Are You?

Carolaine and Sensibilty - CS-Linear-H

Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Lens Effects - Refractor 2

Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass

 

Preparations:

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  #251620     

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #410703     

    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: Linear

   

The tutorial:

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01

Open "alpha-memories"  from tray (Image contains Alpha Selections)

Window - Duplicate

Close the original and proceed on the copy

Fill the image with the Gradient

 

02

Layers New Raster layer

Selections - Select All

Open "AnaRidzi 1447"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

04

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 10

 

05

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Same settings

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

06

Effects - Plugins - Media Sparkfilters - Pixelate Edges Transparent

 

07

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

 

08

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - Default settings

Note: You may need to Adjust Brightness and Intensity depending on your chosen Colors

 

09

Change the Foreground Color to #ffffff

Lower the Opacity of the Flood Fill Tool to 30 on the Toolbar

Layers - New Raster Layer

 

10

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

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Selections - Select None

Raise the Opacity Of the Flood Fill Tool back to 100 on the Toolbar 

11

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You?

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

 

12

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-Linear-H

 

13

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

 

14

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Gabry-mask 6-2014.jpg"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 70

 

15

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

Fill the Selection with #ffffff

Selections - Select None

 

16

Effects - Reflection Effects - Rotating Mirror

 

17

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

18

Effects - Plugins  Filters Unlimited - Lens Effects - Refractor 2

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

 

19

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

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

Keep the Selection

 

20

Selections - Modify - Contract - 40px

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

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset "linette-glass-01"

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

Keep the Selection

 

21

Selections - Modify - Contract - 40px

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset "linette-glass-01" - Same settings

Selections - Select None

 

22

Open "dec0-01-memories-linette"

Edit - Copy

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

No need to move

 

23

Change the Background Color to #b1a2a5

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the new Background Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "@ildiko_create_mask_free_045"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Screen

 

24

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

 

25

Open "AnaRidzi1447"  fro tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Image - Resize - 50% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Pick Tool (K)

Move the Tube into the Selection like this:

Selections - Invert

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Keep selected

 

26

Effects - 3D Effects - Chisel - Color: #b1a2a5

Selections - Invert

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

Selections - Select None

 

27

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 50% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Pick Tool (K)

Move to the Right like this:

Press M to close the pick Tool

 

28

Layers - Duplicate

Move down slightly like this:

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

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

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

29

Open "dec0-02-memories-linette"

Edit - Copy

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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 1/2/50/5  Color: #000000

 

30

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

Fill the Selection with #ffffff

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 4/4/50/5  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

31

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

Fill the Selection with #ffffff

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 1/2/50/5  Color: #000000

 

32

Open "Brush-memories-linette" from tray

File - Export - Custom Brush

You can close the Brush now

 

33

Layers - new Raster Layer

Select the Brush from the drop down menu

Right click twice in the same place at the Top Right like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/10/30/5  Color: #000000

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

34

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #251620  

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #251620  

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #251620  

 

35

Layers - New Raster Layer

Add your name or watermark,

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 900 Pixels - Resize all Layers checked

 Save as JPG file and you're done!

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Extra Examples by Chris and Celine:

Celine: