*** 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 - Half Wrap

VanDerLee - Snowflakes

&<Background Designers IV> - sf10 Slice N Dice ***

   &<Background Designers IV> - @Random Smelter ***

Jasc Animation Shop

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

*** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

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 #cfcac9     

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #1a4b52         

    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 an new Transparent image 650 X 500px

Fill the image with the Foreground Color

 

02

Effects - Image Effects - Offset - Background Color

 

03

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Background Designers IV > - sf10 Slice N Dice

 

04

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

05

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

 

06

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

07

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Half Wrap

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

 

08

Selections - Select All

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

 

09

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Invert

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 15

Selections - Invert

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

Selections - Select None

 

10

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Horizontal checked

 

11

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

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

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Selections - Select None

 

12

Activate the Bottom Layer

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

 

13

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Background Designers IV > - @Random Smelter

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay

 

14

Selections - Select All

Layers - New Raster Layer

Open "winter2.pspimage"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Bottom Layer

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

Selections - Select None

Change the Blend Mode to Luminance(Legacy)

 

15

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_0821"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode to Screen

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

16

Activate the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Fill the Selection with the Foreground color

 

17

Effects - Plugins - VanDerLee - Snowflakes

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

 

18

Selections - Modify - Contract - 15px

Open image "w1.jpg" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

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

 

19

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection same settings

Selections - Edit - Selection (Image will turn Red)

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Selections - Edit Selection

 

20

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Selection with the the Background Color

Effects - Plugins - VanDerLee - Snowflakes - Same settings

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

 

21

Selections - Modify - Contract - 15px

Open "w2.jpg"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

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

Selections - Select None

 

22

Open "danimage_vero_1-"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

 

23

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 520.00  Y: 27.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

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

 

24

Open "calguisseanduccan3119"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Bottom Layer

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

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

 

25

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 0.00  Y: 0.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

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

 

26

Open "tekst-snowflakes" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

 

27

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 199.00  Y: 269.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 2/-2/100/0  Color: #ffffff

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

28

Layers - New Raster Layer

Add your name or watermark

Image - Resize - 800px - Resize All Layers - Checked

 

29

Activate - Raster 2

Layers - New Raster Layer

Effects - Plugins - VanDerLee - Snowflakes - Change Maximium size to 10

Edit - Copy Merged

 

30

Open Jasc Animation Shop

Edit - Paste As New Animation

 

31

Go back to PSP

Press the Undo button on the Toolbar to remove the Snowflakes

Effects - Plugins - VanDerLee - Snowflakes - Change Random Seed to 250

Edit - Copy Merged

 

32

Go back to Jasc Animation Shop

Edit - Paste - Paste After Current Frame

 

33

Go back to PSP

Press the Undo button on the Toolbar to remove the Snowflakes

Effects - Plugins - VanDerLee - Snowflakes - Change Random Seed to 500

Edit - Copy Merged

 

34

Go back to Jasc Animation Shop

Edit - Paste - Paste After Current Frame

File > Save

 Give your work a name > Save

Click Next 3 times and then Finish

Your work is now complete

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Extra Example by Chris and Celine:

Celine: