*** 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:

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

Simple - Left Right Wrap & Pizza Slice Mirror

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact

 

Preparations:

Place the Selections 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  #912134          

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #0f0000           

    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 "vvs-woman1708" from tray

Edit - Copy the second Layer

Minimze for later

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

Selections - Select None

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 50

 

04

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/35  Color: #000000

 

05

Selections - Edit Selection (Image will turn Red)

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Selections - Edit

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/35  Color: #000000

 

06

Selections - Select All

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

 

07

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Select None

 

08

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

09

Selections - Load /Save - Load Selection From Disk - "zody-2-cre@nnie"

 

10

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave

 

11

Selections - Select All

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

 

12

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Selections - Invert

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 50

Keep selected

 

13

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave - Same settings

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/35  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

14

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

15

Change the Foreground Colour to #fff6e9 

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Color 

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_Mask_1438"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

16

Selections - Load /Save - Load Selection From Disk - "zody-3-cre@nnie"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Keep the selection

 

17

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Color

Selections - Modify - Contract - 15px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Layrs - Merge - Merge Down

 

18

Again: Selections - Load /Save - Load Selection From Disk - "zody-3-cre@nnie"

 

19

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Left Right Wrap

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Pizza Slice Mirror

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/35  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

20

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

21

Selections - Select All

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

Keep the Selection

 

22

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selctions - Invert

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 50

Keep the Selection

 

23

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

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/35  Color: #000000

Keep the Selection

 

24

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Colour

Selections - Select None

 

25

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Colour

Image - Rotate Left

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "cre@nnie46"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

26

Image - Rotate Right

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

27

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Your work should look like this now:

 

28

Open "deco-zody" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact  Glass - Preset - Clear

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 61.00  Y: 92.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

29

Layers - Duplicate

Adjust - Blur - Motion Blur

Layers - Arrange Move Down

 

30

Activate the Bottom Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/35  Color: #000000

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

31

Open "tekst-zody.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: 80.00  Y: 244.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

32

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset "zody-cre@nnie-ps"

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

 

33

Open "vvs-woman1708" from tray again

Edit - Copy the second Layer

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

Image - Resize - 65% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 378.00  Y: 27.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/35  Color: #000000

 

34

Activate the Bottom Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour 

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_Mask_1212"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

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

 

35

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: