*** Translation: February-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:

[AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2

Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow

Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-HLines

Simple - Left Right Wrap

 

Preparations:

Place the Selections into the Selections folder of PSP

Double click on the Alien Skin Preset to intall it

Open all ther files in PSP and minimize to tray

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #E69A8E         

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #1F201B         

    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 Foreground Color

 

02

Selections - Select all

Open "MR Jessy.png" from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

Minimize for later

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

Selections - Select None

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 30

 

04

Effects - Plugins - [AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2

 

05

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

 

06

Selections - Select All

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

 

07

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

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

Selections - Select None

 

08

Effects  Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Change Direction to Horizontal

 

09

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Hard Light and lower the Opacity to 50

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

10

Selections - Select All

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

Keep the Selection

 

11

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Invert

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 30

 

12

Effects - Plugins - [AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2 - Same settings

Selections - Invert

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

Selections - Select None

 

13

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

14

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

15

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-HLines

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

 

16

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

 

17

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "cre@nnie-48"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 80

 

18

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Left Right Wrap

Lower the Opacity to 60

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

19

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 90% - Resize All layers - Not Checked

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

 

20

Open "deco-ricca-1"  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: 87.00  Y: 288.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

21

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - "Drop Shadow, Lowest"

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

 

22

Open "deco-ricca-2"  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: 40.00  Y: 29.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

23

Open "deco-ricca-3"  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: 826.00  Y: 42.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

24

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Multiply

 

25

Activate the second Layer from the Bottom (Copy of Merged)

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

26

Effects - Distortion Effects - Pixelate

Lower the Opacity to 30

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

27

Open "MR Jessy.png" from tray again

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 64% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 346.00  Y: 5.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

28

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - "ricca-cre@nnie-ps"

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

 

29

Open "tekst-ricca" 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: 51.00  Y: 501.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - "ricca-cre@nnie-ps"

 

30

Activate the Bottom Layer

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 30

Effects - Plugins - [AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2 - Same settings

 

31

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2px - Background Color  

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 25px - Foreground Color 

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

Selections - Select None

 

32

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 2px - Background Color  

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

 

33

Open "deco-ricca-3"  from tray again

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: 17.00  Y: 309.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

34

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - "Drop Shadow, Lowest"

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

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

 

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 800px - 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: