*** Translation: January - 2021 ***

 

~°~ Original by Cre@nnie Design ~°~

Thank you Annie 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:

Simple - Left Right Wrap

Toadies - Blur 'em!, Ommadawn, and What Are You?

 

Preparations:

Place the Selections into the Selections folder of PSP

Open all other files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

      Set your Foregroundcolor to  #b69244          

     Set your Backgroundcolor to #101318          

    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 650 X 500px

Fill the image with the Background Color

 

02

Selections - Select All

Open "3297-woman-LB TUBES" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

Minimize to tray for later

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

Selections Select None

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

04

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Blur 'em!

 

05

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - 150px

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

06

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Ommadawn

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

07

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - Not Checked - Foreground Color

 

08

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

09

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - petra-1-cre@nnie"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

 

10

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Blur 'em! - Same settings

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Selections - Select None

 

11

Activate the Bottom Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - petra-2-cre@nnie"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

12

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Ommadawn - Same settings

 

13

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - Not Checked - Background Color

 

14

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Same settings

Selections - Invert

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 30

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/25  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

15

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

16

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_0537"

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Dissolve and lower the Opacity to 70

 

17

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - Again "Narah_mask_0537"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 70

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

18

Activate the Bottom Layer

Selection Tool (S) -Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/25  Color: #000000

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

 

19

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

20

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You?

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

21

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Left Right Wrap

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/25  Color: #000000

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Result:

 

22

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) -Custom Selection

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Selections - Select None

 

23

Effects - Distortion Effects - Warp

 

24

Effects - Distortion Effects - Spiky Halo

 

25

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

Image - Resize - 75% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

 

26

Image - Free Rotate - 90° Right

 

27

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 0.00   Y: 473.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

28

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/25  Color: #000000

 

29

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_Abstract275"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Darken

 

30

Open "deco-petra.png" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

 

31

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 11.00   Y: 333.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

 

32

Open "tekst-petra.png"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

 

33

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 124.00   Y: 12.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

34

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 15px  - Background Color

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 35px  - Foreground Color

Selections - Invert

 

35

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Blur 'em! - Same settings

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/25  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

36

Open "3297-woman-LB TUBES" from tray again

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

 

37

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 313.00   Y: 26.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/25  Color: #000000

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px  - Background Color

 

38

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 800 px - 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: