*** 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:

Plugins:

Toadies -  What Are You?  & Weaver  

Simple - Left Right Wrap       

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact

Preparations:

Open all files in PSP and minimize to tray

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #efefe8        

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #302f77        

    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

Effects - Image Effects - Offset - Background Color

 

03

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You?

 

04

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Weaver

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

05

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image Resize - 50% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

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

 

06

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

 

07

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

08

Selections - Select All

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

 

09

Effects - Image Effects  Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Simple Left Right Wrap

 

10

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection To Layer

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

Selections - Select None

 

11

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You? - Same settings

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

11

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

 

12

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Left Right Wrap

 

13

Activate the Middle Layer (Promoted Selection)

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Weaver - Same settings

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

14

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select All

Open "6166-Luz Cristina" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

Minimize to tray again for later

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

Selections - Select None

 

15

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Hard Light

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Left Right Wrap

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

16

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default Settings

 

17

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

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

 

18

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Colour

Selections - Modify - Contract - 5px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

19

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

20

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Result:

21

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

22

Open "deco-xylia" 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: 117.00  Y: 147.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

23

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Free Rotate

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 87.00  Y: 186.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

24

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

 

25

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

26

Layers- Duplicate

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Dissolve

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Efects - Distortion Effects - Wind - Same settings

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

 

27

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "NarahsMasks_1585"

Layers - Merge - Merge - Merge Group

 

28

Open "6166-Luz Cristina" from tray again

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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: 428.00  Y: 7.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Layers - Duplicate

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

 

29

Activate Raster 2

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur - Same settings

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Dissolve

 

30

Open "tekst-xylia" 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: 242.00  Y: 446.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

31

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

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: