*** 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:

Toadies - What Are You?

 

Preparations:

Place the Selections into the Selections folder of PSP

Open all other files in PSP and minimize totray

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to #FAC75A     

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #7A00000   

    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

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

 

02

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

 

03

Layers - Duplicate

Image Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Difference

 

04

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

 

05

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

06

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

 

07

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/100/75  Color: #FAC75A

 

08

Selections - Select All

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

 

09

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Selections - Invert

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/100/75  Color: #FAC75A

Selections - Select None

 

10

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

11

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

12

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Dissolve

 

13

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Same settings

 

14

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "NarahsMasks_1610

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

15

Layers - New Raster layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "wybm-3-cre@nnie"

Flood Fill Tool: Lower the Opacity to 75 on the Toolbar

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Selections - Select None

Raise the Opacity back to 100 on the Toolbar

 

16

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You?

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

17

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 60.00  Y: 48.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

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

 

18

Layers - Duplicate

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 129.00  Y: 137.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

19

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave - Same settings

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

 

20

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Color

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_Mask_0939

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

21

Open "Val_Decoration72" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 30% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Move into the center of the Mask:

Change the Blend Mode to Dodge

 

22

Open "29NLF190208"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Image - Resize - 85% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Image - Mirror - Mirrror Horizontal

 

23

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 586.00  Y: 0.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay

 

24

Open "man-15" from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 70% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

 

25

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 48.00  Y: 23.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay

 

26

Open "tekst-wybm-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: 8.00  Y: 319.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Difference

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

27

Open "tekst-wybm-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: 568.00  Y: 427.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Dodge

 

28

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "wybm-4-cre@nnie"

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Dissolve and lower the Opacity to 25

Selections - Select None

 

29

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

30

Selections - Select All

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

 

31

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Invert

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 30

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Edit - Repeat Enhance Edges More

Selections - Invert

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

Selections - Select None

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

 

32

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: