*** Translation: May-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 - Left Right Wrap

DC Special - Outliner

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

Filter Factory - Gallery A - Pool Shadow

 

Preparations:

Open all files in PSP and minimize to tray

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to #FBFEF9          

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #0E3D73         

    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

Set your Foreground to Gradient (Corel_06_029) - Style: Linear

  

The Tutorial:

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01

Open a new Transparent image 650 X 500px

Fill the image with the Gradient

 

02

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - Edge - Effects - Enhance More

 

03

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

04

Selections - Select All

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/100/65  Colour: #0E3D73

Selections - Select None

 

05

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Filter Factory - Gallery A - Pool Shadow

 

06

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

 

07

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Left Right Wrap

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

08

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - DC Special - Outliner

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Soft Light

 

09

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

10

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

11

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Soft Light

Layers - Merge - Merge - Merge Down

 

12

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

13

Change the Foreground Gradient back to your Foreground Colour

Layers - New Raster Layer

Flill the Layer with the Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "cre@nnie-31"

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Soft Light

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Effects - Edge Effects - Erode

 

14

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

 

 

15

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave

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

 

16

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

 

17

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds

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

Result:

 

18

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 50px - Foreground Colour

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/100/65   Colour: #0E3D73

Selections  Select None

 

19

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/100/65   Colour: #0E3D73

 

20

Change the Foreground to #6A9788

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the new Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_Mask_1337"

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Merge - Merge group

 

21

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Edge Effects - Enahnce More

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

22

Open "discoball.png" from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 80% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

 

23

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 73.00  Y: 0.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

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

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Hard Light and lower the Opacity to 75

 

24

Open "Femme 749 by Lily.png"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

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

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

 

25

Open "telefoon.png" from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 35% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

 

26

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 518.00  Y: 413.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

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

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

27

Open "tekst-agnetha.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: 772.00  Y: 130.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

28

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - Default settings

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

 

29

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 50px - Foreground Colour

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Selections - Invert

 

30

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 40

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Invert

Activate the Bottom Layer

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

Selections - Select None

 

31

Activate the Top Layer

Effects - Distortion Effects - Spiky Halo

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay

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

 

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: