***Translation: March - 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:

Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

Carolaine and Sensibility - CH-SLines

Toadies - What Are You?

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact

 

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  #E4F2D9         

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #409083          

    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

Selections - Select All

Open "bg.jpg" from tray

Edit - Copy

Minimize to tray for later

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

Selections - Select None

 

02

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

03

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror -Mirror Vertical

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Soft Light

 

04

Selections - Select All

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

 

05

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Select None

 

06

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

07

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind

 

08

Selections Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/30  Color: #000000

 

09

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-HLines

Selections - Select None

 

10

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Multiply

 

11

Selections - Select All

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

Selections - Invert

 

12

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You?

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Burn

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/30  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

13

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Layers - Duplicate

 

14

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_0858"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/30  Color: #000000

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

15

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/30  Color: #000000

 

16

Activate the Bottom Layer

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

 

17

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image -"Narah_Mask_1345"

Layer - Merge - Merge Group

Layers - Duplicate

 

18

Activate the Top Layer 

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "spring-2021-1-cre@nnie"

 

18

Open "bg.jpg" from tray again

Edit - Copy

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

Keep selected

 

19

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset - "Clear"

Selections - Modify - Contract - 10px

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/30  Color: #000000

 

21

Open "deco-spring-2021-1.png" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 398.00  Y: 40.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

22

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - "spring-2021-cre@nnie-ps"

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

 

23

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "spring-2021-2-cre@nnie"

 

24

Open "natuur.jpg" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset - "Clear"

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/30  Color: #000000

 

25

Selections - Select All

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/30  Color: #000000

 

26

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Colour

Selections - Modify - Contrct - 2px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

27

Open "lady-15" from tray

Edit - Copy the Bottom Layer

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

Image - Resize - 65% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 502.00  Y: 16.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/30  Color: #000000

 

28

Open "deco-spring-2021-2.png" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 711.00  Y: 177.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - "spring-2021-cre@nnie-ps"

 

29

Open "deco-spring-2021-3.png" from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work iage: 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: 398.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

23

Open "tekst-spring-2021"  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: 79.00  Y: 562.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - "spring-2021-cre@nnie-ps"

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

 

31

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:

 

 

 

 

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