*** 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:

      Tube by Castorke        

      Masks by Narah          

    Other materials by Annie         

Plugins:

AP [Lines] - Lines - SilverLining

Graphics Plus - Panel Stripes & Button Beveller III

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Simple - Left Right Wrap

 

Preparations:

Place the Selection into the Selections folder of PSP

Open all other files in PSP and minimize to tray

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #c5c0bb        

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #b03821        

    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  new transparent image 650 X 500px

Fill the image with the Foreground Colour 

 

02

Effects - Image Effects - Offset - Background Colour

 

03

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Panel Stripes

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Edit - Copy

Selections - Select All

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

 

 

04

Image Add Borders - Symmetric  Not Checked - Background Colour

Selections - Invert

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

 

05

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

 

06

Effects - Plugins - AP [Lines] - Lines - SilverLining - Dotty Grid

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/45  Colour: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

07

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

 

08

Effects - Plugins - AP [Lines] - Lines - SilverLining - Horizontal

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/45  Colour: #000000

 

09

Selections - Select All

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image Add Borders - Symmetric  Not Checked - Foreground Colour

Selections - Invert

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection (Image is still in memory)

Selections - Select None

 

10

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

11

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Result:

 

12

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Fill the Selection with the Background Colour

Selections - Modify - Contract - 35px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selectons - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/45  Colour: #000000

 

13

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Button Beveller III

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

14

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

15

Activate the Bottom Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/45  Colour: #000000

 

16

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Left Right Wrap

Effects - Distortion Effects - Pixelate

Efects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

17

Layers - New Raster Layer

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "cre@nnie-47"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Dodge

 

18

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

 

19

Activate the Bottom Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_0975"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Dodge

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

 

20

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

 

21

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 87.00   Y: 96.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Hard Light

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/45  Colour: #000000

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

 

22

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_1407"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Multiply

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Move this Layer down so that it sits second from the Bottom

 

23

Image - Add borders - Symmetric checked - 2px - Background Colour

Selections - Select All

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/45  Colour: #000000

Selection - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

24

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/45  Colour: #000000

 

25

Open "castorke_tubes_dames_255_09_2017" from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

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

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

 

26

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 169.00   Y: 28.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/75/45  Colour: #000000

 

27

Open "tekst-jenny"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

 

28

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 370.00   Y: 44.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 5/5/75/0  Colour: #000000

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

 

29

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: