***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:

[AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2

Simple - Half Wrap

Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow

 

Preparations:

Open all files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #f8be4d         

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #0d377f         

    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 "2019-122-Nadège" from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

Minimize to tray again for later

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Select None

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

04

Adjust - Blur - Radial Bur

 

05

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

06

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Distortion Effects - Pixelate

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Soft Light

 

07

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

 

08

Selections - Select All

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

 

09

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

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

Selections - Modify - Contract - 150px

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

10

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

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

 

11

Selections - Select All

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

 

12

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Select None

 

13

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

14

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

 

15

Effects - Plugins - [AFS IMPORT] - sqborder2

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

16

Image - Resize - 65% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image  Mirror - Mirror Vertical

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

 

17

Change the Foreground Colour to #641c32

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the New Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_0491"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

18

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 10/10/100/5  Colour: #000000

 

Your work and Layer Palette should look like this now:

 

19

Selections - Select All

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

Selections - Invert

 

20

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave - Same settings

Selections - Invert

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

Selections - Select None

 

21

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders  Symmetric checked - Foreground Colour

Selections - Invert

 

22

Effects - Texture Effects - Weave - Same settings

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

Selections - Select None

 

23

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

24

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

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

 

23

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Half Wrap

 

24

Change the Foreground Colour back to #f8be4d

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour 

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Selections - Select None

 

25

Layers - Duplicate

Edit - Repeat Duplicate Layer 3 times

You now have five rectangles in total

Press your Ctrl key and click on the 5 layers

 

26

Objects - Distribute - Space Evenly Horizontal

Note: If you don't have this option, copy and paste "x-87 Y;15.png from the materials, it will be in the right place.

 

27

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset "Drop Shadow, High

 

28

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind

 

29

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_Mask_1250"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

 

30

Open "2019-122-Nadège" from tray again

Edit - Copy

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

Image - Resize - 95% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

 

31

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 466.00  Y: 6.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

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

 

32

Open "tekst-serena.png" 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: 105.00  Y: 344.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

33

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset "Drop Shadow, High

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

 

34

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: