***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:

AAA Frames - Foto Frame

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

VM Toolbox - Tiler

Preparations:

Place the Selections into the Selections folder of PSP

Open all other files in PSP and Minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #cdc998      

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #363d46      

    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 "vvs-woman1983" from tray

Edit - Copy

Minimize to tray for later

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

04

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

 

05

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract - 125px

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Colour: #000000

 

06

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame

 

07

Selections - Select All

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

 

07

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Select None

 

08

Effects - Plugins -  VM Toolbox - Tiler

 

09

Selections - Select All

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

 

10

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Select None

 

11

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

12

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

Fill the Selection with the Background Colour 

Selections - Select None

 

13

Effects - Texture Effects - Mosaic Antique

 

14

Activate the Bottom Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

15

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind

 

16

Effects - Geometric Effects - Circle - Transparent

 

17

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

 

18

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

19

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 103.00   Y: 2.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Your work looks like this now:

 

20

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay and lower the Opacity to 50

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

21

Selections - Select All

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

 

22

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

23

Selections - Invert

Adjust - Blur - Motion Blur

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Colour: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

24

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

25

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

Fill the Selection with the Background Colour

 

26

Selections - Modify - Contract - 15px

Edit - Cut

Selections - Select None

 

27

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 77.00   Y: 165.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Colour: #000000

 

28

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 615.00   Y: 28.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

29

Layers - Duplicate

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Colour: #000000

 

30

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Colour: #000000

Activate the Bottom Layer

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 30

 

31

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour 

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "NarahsMasks_1649"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

 

32

Open "vvs-woman1983" from tray again

Edit - Copy

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

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

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

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

 

33

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 202.00   Y: 24.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/25  Colour: #000000

 

34

Open "GD- -Goudendraadjes" from tray

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 742.00   Y: 73.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

35

Open "tekst-nena.png" from tray

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 720.00   Y: 530.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

36

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

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: