***Translation:October 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 Gabry         

    Masks by Narah     

Plugins:

AAA Frames - Foto Frames

AP 01 - Lines - Lines - SilverLining

Eye Candy 5 - Impact

Nik Software - Color Efex Pro 3.0

Toadies - What Are You? & Ommadawn

 

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  #FFFFFF         

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #000000    

    (Note: You must start with these two colours)    

    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 - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You?

 

04

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You?

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

05

Selections - Select All

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

 

06

Edit - Copy

Selections - Invert

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/35 - Colour: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

07

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

08

Selections - Load/save - Load Selection From Disk - "ottilia-1-cre@nnie"

 

09

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - What Are You? - Same settings

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/35 - Colour: #00000

 

10

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/35 - Colour: #00000

 

11

Selections - Select All

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

 

12

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Invert

 

13

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 10

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Background Colour

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/35 - Colour: #00000

Selections - Select None

 

14

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Your work should look like this now:

 

15

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

 

16

Selections - Modify - Feather - Feather Amount: 25

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Colour

Selections - Select None

 

17

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Ommadawn

 

18

Effects - Geometric Effects - Perspective Vertical

Effects - Edge Effects - Erode

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Soft Light and lower the Opacity to 75

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

19

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/save - Load Selection From Disk - "ottilia-2-cre@nnie"

Fill the Selection with the Background Colour

Selections - Modify - Contract - 50px

Edit - Cut

(Do not press Delete on your keboard)

Selections - Select None

 

20

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/35 - Colour: #00000

 

21

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/save - Load Selection From Disk - "ottilia-3-cre@nnie"

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Colour

 

22

Effects - Plugins - AP [Lines] - Lines - SilverLining - V-Shaped

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/35 - Colour: #00000

 

23

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset - Clear

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 780.00  Y: 358.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

24

Layers - Duplicate

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 231.00  Y: 481.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

25

Open "Gabry-woman 11-2021"

Edit - Copy the Top Layer

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: 285.00  Y :8.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/35 - Colour: #00000

 

26

Activate the Bottom Layer

Effects - Plugins - Nik Software - Color Efex Pro 3.0 - Bicolor Filters - Color Set 3 - Default settings (or the best match for the tube you are using)

 

27

Layers - New Raster Layer

Change the Foreground Colour to #D2B065

Fill the Layer with the new Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "NarahsMasks_1594"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

28

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame

Image - Resize - 90% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/35 - Colour: #00000

 

29

Activate the Bottom Layer

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 30

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "NarahsMasks_1448"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 2/2/100/0 - Colour: #00000

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

 

30

Open "tekst ottilia.png"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 86.00  Y: 222.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 2/2/100/0 - Colour: #D2B065

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 2/2/100/0 - Colour: #00000

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

 

31

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: