***Translation:September 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 - 4 Way Average

VM Toolbox - Zoom Blur

 

Preparations:

Open all files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #F1EEE7        

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #C3A9B3        

    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

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

03

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Vertical

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

 

04

Selections - Select All

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

 

05

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

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

Selections - Select None

 

06

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

 

07

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Background Colour

 

08

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Uncheck Light from left/top

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

 

09

Selections - Select All

 

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

Selections - Invert

 

10

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Background Colour

Selections - Invert

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

Selections - Select None

 

11

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

12

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

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

 

13

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave

Selections - Select None

 

14

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

15

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 323.00   Y: 23.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

16

Layers - Duplicate

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Multiply

Effects - Plugins - VM To0lbox - Zoom Blur

 

17

Activate the Bottom Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Effects - Plugins - Simple - 4 Way Average

Keep the Selection

 

18

Layers - New Raster Layer

Open "dec0-miquelle-1"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Selections - Modify - Contract - 75px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Hard Light

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Selections - Select None

 

19

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

20

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

21

Image - Resize - 75% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Image - Free Rotate

 

22

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 100.00   Y: 3.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

23

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

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

Selections - Select None

 

24

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 

 

25

Change the Foreground Colour to #8C725A

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the new Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image -"NarahsMasks_1572"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Hard Light

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

 

26

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - Not Checked - Colour 1

 

27

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Invert

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 20

Selections - Invert

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

Selections - Select None

 

28

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

29

Open "6536-Luz Cristina" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

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

 

30

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 424.00   Y: 16.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

31

Layers - Duplicate

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Hard Light

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Activate the Top Layer

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

 

32

Open "tekst-miquelle"  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: 419.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/15  Colour: #000000

 

33

Opendeco-miquelle-2"  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: 92.00   Y: 294.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/15  Colour: #000000

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

34

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - Not Checked - 25px - Background Colour 

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/15  Colour: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

35

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 800 Pixels - 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: