*** Translation: June-2021 ***

 

~°~ Original by Cre@nnie Design ~°~

Thank you Annie for permission to translate your tutorials.

Translated by Chris (acbdesigns)

Tested by Celine

 

 

 

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 Maryse         

       Masks by Narah        

Plugins:

Simple - Half Wrap & Diamonds

Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-LDots

 

Preparations:

Place the Selections into the Selections folder of PSP

Place the Pattern Silver Beats into the Patterns folder of PSP

Open all other files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #684051          

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #1B1B1B          

    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

Selections - Select All

Open "MR_Dixi.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

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 40

 

04

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract - 150px

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Colour

Selections - Select none

 

05

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Half Wrap

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance more

 

06

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

07

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

 

08

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-LDots

Selections - Select None

 

09

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image  Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

10

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Dodge

 

11

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

 

12

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

13

Selections - Select All

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

 

14

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Select None

 

15

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

16

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Your work should look like this now:

 

17

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_Abstract63"

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

18

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 40

 

19

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-LDots

 

20

Layers - New Raster Layer

Set your Foreground to Pattern - "silverbeats" - Angle: 0  Scale: 100

 

Fill the Selection with the Pattern

Selections - Modify - Contract - 20px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Keep the Selection

 

21

Layers - New Raster Layer

Open "MR_Dixi.png"  from tray again

Edit - Copy

Minimize for later

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

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Edit - Repeat Layer - Merge Down

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

Selections - Select None

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

 

22

Effets - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

23

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Pattern

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_Abstract127"

Layers - Merge Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Luminance(Legacy)

 

24

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

Fill the Selection with the Pattern

Keep the Selection

 

25

Effects - 3D Effects - Inner Bevel

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

 

26

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 5px - Foreground Colour

Selections - Invert

Fill the Selection with the Pattern

 

27

Selections - Select All

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

Selections - Invert

 

28

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-LDots - same settings

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

29

Effects - 3D Effects - Inner Bevel - Same settings

 

30

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 5px - Foreground Colour

Selections - Invert

Fill the Selection with the Pattern

Selections - Select None

 

31

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

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Diamonds

Selections - Invert

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

Keep the Selection

 

32

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders

Fill the Selection with the Pattern (Zoom in if necessary)

Selections - Select None

 

33

Open "MR_Dixi.png"  from tray again

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Resize - 70% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

 

34

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 314.00  Y: 7.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

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

 

35

Open "tekst-githa.png"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 64.00  Y: 254.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

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

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

 

36

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: