***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:

Plugins:

Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass

Graphics Plus - Panel Stripes

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  #32a574          

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #140f12           

    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 X500px

      Fill the image with the Foreground Colour 

 

02

Effects - Image Effects - Offset - Background Colour

 

03

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Panel Stripes

 

04

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Effects - Edge Effects - Erode

 

05

Selections - Select All

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

Keep the Selection

 

06

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/35  Colour: #000000

 

07

Selections Tool (S) - Custom Selection

 

08

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Background Colour

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/35  Colour: #000000

 

09

Selections - Select All

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

Selections - Select None

 

10

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

11

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "NarahsMasks_1664"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Burn

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

12

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

13

Layers - New Raster Layer

Change the Foreground Colour to #db6503 

Selections Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Fill the Selection with the new Foreground Colour

Selections - Select None

 

14

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind

 

15

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

16

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

17

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

18

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Left Right Wrap

 

19

Activate the Layer below (Raster 1)

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

 

20

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_0878"

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/35  Colour: #000000

Your work and Layer Palette look like this now:

 

21

Activate the Bottom Layer

Selections Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

 

22

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/35  Colour: #000000

Selections - Select None

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

 

22

Selections - Select All

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

Selections - Invert

 

23

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Panel Stripes - Same Settings

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/35  Colour: #000000

 

24

 Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Colour

 

25

Selections - Select All

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

Keep the Selection

 

26

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default Settings

Selections - Invert

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 20

Keep the Selection

 

27

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Background Colour

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/35  Colour: #000000

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

28

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

 

29

Effects - Geometric Effects - Circle - Transparent

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/35  Colour: #000000

 

30

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 119.00  Y: 68.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

31

Layers - New Raster Layer

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

Fill the Selection with the Background Colour

Selections - Modify - Contract - 40px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

32

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

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

33

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Horizontal

 

34

Open "6819-Luz-Cristina"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Image - Resize - 80% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

 

35

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 331.00  Y: 16.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/35  Colour: #000000

 

36

Open "tekst-qianna" 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: 768.00  Y: 511.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/35  Colour: #000000

 

37

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: