*** 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:

AP Lines - Lines - SilverLining

MuRa's Meister - Copies

Simple - Blintz

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 materials in PSP and minimize to tray

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #D9D0CD       

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #373D1B        

    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 Colour  

 

02

Selections - Select All

Open "2020-156-Nadege" 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

 

04

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

 

05

Selections - Select All

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

 

06

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Image and put to one side for now

On your work image: Selections - Invert

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/80/25  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

 

07

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

08

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Change the Blend Mode to Hard Light

Lower the Opacity  to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

09

Layers- Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

Change the Blend Mode to Luminance

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

10

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

 

11

Effects - AP [Lines] - Lines - SilverLining - Dotty Grid

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/80/25  Color: #000000

 

12

Selections - Select All

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

 

13

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Invert

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 50

 

14

Effects - AP [Lines] - Lines - SilverLining - Dotty Grid

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/80/25  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

15

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Blintz

Edit - Repeat Blintz

 

16

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

Copy your saved image

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/80/25  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

17

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

18

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image  - "Narah_Mask_1091"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode to Overlay

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/80/25  Color: #000000

 

19

Layers - New Raster Layer

Change the Foreground Colour to #8C3011 

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour   

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image  - "NarahMasks_1558"

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/80/25  Color: #000000

 

20

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Foreground Colour

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 80

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

21

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Modify - Contract -35px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

22

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

23

Open "git-tubes_bling01" 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: 746.00  Y: 28.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Change the Blend Mode to Overlay

 

24

Open "GD-Goudendraadjes"  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: 746.00  Y: 210.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

25

Open "tekst-teddy.png" 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: 32.00  Y: 7.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

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

 

26

Change the Foreground Colour back to #D9D0CD

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

Selections - Select All

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/80/25  Color: #000000

 

27

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 4px - Background Color  

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 4px - Background Color  

Selections - Invert

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/80/25  Color: #000000

Edit - Repeat Drop Shadow

Selections - Select None

 

28

Open "2020-156-Nadege" from tray again

Edit - Copy

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

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

Objects - Align Bottom

 

29

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

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

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

 

30

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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