*** Translation:July-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:

Simple Filters

Preparations:

Place the Preset into the Presets folder of PSP

Open all other files in PSP and minimize to tray

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #76cb75           

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #223e4a           

    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 Colour

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

04

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Change the Blend mode of this Layer to Luminance and lower the Opacity to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

05

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

 

06

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

07

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/35  Colour: #000000

 

08

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

 

09

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

10

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

 

11

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

12

Effects - Image - Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

13

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Effects - Plugins - Simple - 4 Way Average

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

14

Pick Tool (K)

Click on Presets in the Toolbar

Select "Hazell-cre@nnie" from the drop down menu

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/35  Colour: #000000

 

15

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

 

16

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Horizontal checked

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Luminance

 

17

Activate the Middle Layer (Promoted Selection)

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Left Right Wrap

 

18

Effects - Geometric Effects - Perpsective Vertical

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Dodge and lower the Opacity to 60

 

19

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_0785"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay

 

20

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Dissolve and lower the Opacity to 60

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 

 

21

Open "deco-hazell-1.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: 169.00  Y: 155.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/35  Colour: #000000

 

22

Open "deco-hazell-2.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: 3.00.00  Y: 296.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/35  Colour: #000000

 

23

Change the Background Colour to #000000

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_0299"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

24

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

 

25

Open "Bouquet.png" from tray

Edit - Copy

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

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

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 667.00  Y: 185.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

26

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 16.00  Y: 257.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

27

Selections - Select All

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

Keep Selected

 

28

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Invert

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 20

Keep Selected

 

29

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave - Same settings

 

30

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind - From Right - Strength: 100

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/35  Colour: #000000

 

31

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Colour (Zoom In if necessary)

Selections - Select None

 

32

Open "sat-femme96.png"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/35  Colour: #000000

 

33

Open tekst-hazell.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: 692.00  Y: 64.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/35  Colour: #000000

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

 

34

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: