*** 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:

      Mask by Narah       

    Tube by Valy         

Plugins:

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

&<Background Kaleidoscope> - Nomads Rug ***

Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Tiling

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

*** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

Place the Selection 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 #D3E5D9           

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #85A075           

    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

 

02

Open "e-2.jpg" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Selections - Select None

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 50

 

04

Effects - Image Effects - Offset - Background Colour

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

05

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Change the Blend Mode to Hard Light and lower the Opacity to 50

 

06

Selections - Select All

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

 

07

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Invert

 

08

Effects - Distortion Effects - Pixelate

Effects - Edge Efects - Enhance More

Edit - Repeat Enhance Edges More

Selections - Select None

 

09

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

10

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

 

11

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Bkg Kaleidoscope - Nomads Rug

 

12

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "cre@nnie-52"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light and lower the Opacity to 50

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

13

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Color 

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_Mask_1157"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

14

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

15

Effects - Image Efects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Change the Blend Mode to Luminance(Legacy)

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Note: Your result may look different if using other Colours

 

16

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S)  Custom Selection

Fill the Selection with the Background Color

 

17

 Effects - Texture Effects - Fine Leather - Background Colour

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Color: #000000

 

18

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

Fill the Selections with the Foreground Colour 

Selections - Select None

 

19

Magic Wand:

Click in the first Rectangle

Selections - Modify - Contract -10px

Open "e-4.jpg"  from tray

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

20

Click in the first Rectangle

Selections - Modify - Contract -10px

Open "e-2.jpg"  from tray

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

21

Click in the next Rectangle

Selections - Modify - Contract -10px

Open "e-5.jpg"  from tray

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

22

Click in the next Rectangle

Selections - Modify - Contract -10px

Open "e-1.jpg"  from tray

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

23

Click in the last Rectangle

Selections - Modify - Contract -10px

Open "e-3.jpg"  from tray

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

24

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Color: #000000

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

25

Effects - Distortion Effects - Lens Distortion - Pincushion

 

26

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

27

Activate the Bottom Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Color: #000000

 

28

Open "tekst-easter-2021-1"  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: 230.00  Y: 30.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

29

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Extrude - Preset  - "easter-2021-cre@nnie-1"

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

 

30

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset  Drop Shadow, Blurry

 

31

Open "ChocoVSP16"  from tray

Erease the watermark

Edit  Copy

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

Image - Resize - 40% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 531.00  Y: 299.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Color: #000000

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

 

32

Open "tekst-easter-2021-2"  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: 43.00  Y: 478.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Color: #000000

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


33

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: