*** 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:

Mehdi - Sorting Tiles and Fur

 

Preparations:

Open al files in PSP and minimize to tray

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #eaae3c        

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #504831        

    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 "jolsci766.png from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

Minimize for later

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

Selections - Select None

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

04

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

 

05

Selections - Select All

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

Keep the Selection

 

06

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Keep the Selection

 

07

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Colour

Selections - Modify - Contract - 25px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections  Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/35  Color: #000000

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

08

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

09

Effects - Art Media Effects - Brushstrokes - Colour: #000000

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

 

10

Selections - Select All

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

Selections - Invert

 

11

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Fur

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/35  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

12

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

13

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind

 

14

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 70

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

15

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "NarahsMasks_1592"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Multiply

 

16

Open "deco-ynez-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: 35.00  Y: 35.00

Press M to Close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 1/1/85/0  Color: #000000

 

17

Layers - Duplicate

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 199.00  Y: 395.00

Press M to Close the Pick Tool

 

18

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Free Rotate

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 628.00  Y: 183.00

Press M to Close the Pick Tool

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

19

Layers - Duplicate

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/35  Color: #000000

 

20

Activate the Bottom Layer

Adjust - Blur - Motion Blur

 

21

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "NarahsMasks_1627"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/35  Color: #000000

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Result so far:

 

22

Layers - Duplicate

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/35  Color: #000000

 

23

Activate the Bottom Layer

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

 

24

Open "deco-ynez-2"  from tray

Edit - Copy 

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

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 79.00  Y: 0.00

Press M to Close the Pick Tool

 

25

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

26

Open "deco-ynez-3"  from tray

Edit - Copy 

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

Image - Free Rotate

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 73.00  Y: 240.00

Press M to Close the Pick Tool

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 1/1/85/0  Color: #000000

 

27

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

28

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Free Rotate

Image - Resize - 78% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

 

29

Selections - Select All

Layers - New Raster Layer

Open "1716-luzcristina" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Selections - Select None

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Soft Light

 

30

Open "tekst-ynez" 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: 107.00  Y: 12.00

Press M to Close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 1/1/85/0  Color: #000000

 

31

Open "jolsci766.png from tray again

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: 532.00  Y: 6.00

Press M to Close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/35  Color: #000000

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: