*** Translation: April-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:

Tube by Beatriz (LB Tubes and Mists)

Plugins:

[AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2

MuRa's Seamless - Emboss At Alpha, Mirror Diagonal & Duplicate

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Toadies - What Are You? & Weaver

 

Preparations:

Open all files in PSP and minimize to tray

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #028580        

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #3D322F        

    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 Background Colour 

 

02

Selections - Select All

Open "3381 - woman - LB Tubes" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

Minimize to tray 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

 

05

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

06

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract - 100px

Fill the Selection with the Background Colour

 

07

Effects - Plugins - [AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2

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

Selections - Select None

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Soft Light

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

08

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

 

09

Effects - Image Effects -Seamless Tiling

 

10

Selections - Select All

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

 

11

Effects - Image Effects -Seamless Tiling - Same settings

Selections - Invert

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 50

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

Selections - Select None

 

12

Effects - Image Effects -Seamless Tiling - Same settings

 

13

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Seamless - Duplicate

 

14

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

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

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

15

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Seamless - Mirror Diagonal

 

16

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

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

 

17

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

18

Activate the Bottom Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "NarahsMasks_1624"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

19

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Seamless - Emboss At Alpha

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Result so far:

 

20

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

21

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Fill the Selection with the Background Colour 

Selections - Select None

 

22

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You?

 

23

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

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

 

24

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Fill the Selection with the Background Colour

Selections - Select None

 

25

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Weaver

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

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

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

26

Layers - Duplicate

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

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

 

27

Activate the Bottom Layer

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 50

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

 

28

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "NarahsMasks_1624"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Dissolve

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

 

29

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

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

 

30

Open "3381 - woman - LB Tubes" from tray again

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

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

Pick Tool - (K)

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

X: 271.00  Y: 16.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

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

 

31

Open "deco-weslynn" 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: 35.00  Y: 26.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

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

 

32

Open "tekst-weslynn"  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: 48.00  Y: 43.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

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: