*** Translation: June-2021 ***

 

~°~ Original by Noisette ~°~

Thank you Annick 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:

      Mask by Franie & Ildiko (Site unavailable)

Plugins:

AAA Frames - Foto Frame

dsb flux - Linear Transmission

Flaming Pear - Flexify 2

Xero - Testya

Filters Unlimited - Buttons & Frames - Round Button

Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Extrude 7 Glass

 

Preparations:

Place the Selection into the Selections folder of PSP

Double click on the Alien Skin Presets to install them

Place the Font into the Windows Font folder

Save the Flaming Pear preset to your desktop

Open all other files in PSP and Minimize to tray

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #FFFFFF         

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #000000        

    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 950 X 550px

Selections - Select All

 

02

Open "glaieuls.jpg"  from tray

Edit Copy

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

Selections - Select None

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 50

 

03

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster2)

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "ildiko@create0051_mask.jpg"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 85

 

04

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

 

05

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

Keep the Opacity of the duplicate Layer at 85

 

06

Activate the Bottom Layer (Raster1)

Selection Tool (S)  Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

 

07

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Colour

Selections - Select None

 

08

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Free Rotate

 

09

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 435.00   Y: 224.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

10

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame

 

11

Effects - Plugins - dsb flux - Linear Transmission

 

12

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Your work looks like this now:

 

13

Activate the 3rd Layer from the Top (Promoted Selection)

 

14

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flexify 2

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 1/-1/56/50  Colour: #000000

 

15

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 0.00   Y: 228.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

16

Layers - New Raster Layer  (Raster2)

Selections Select All

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection (Image still in memory)

Selections - Select None

 

17

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "20 20.jpg"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

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

 

18

Pick Tool (K)

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

X:112.00   Y: 42.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

19

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster 2)

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "masque-511-franiemargot"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

20

Close your Background Colour and Leave #FFFFFF in the Foreground

Text Tool (T)  Font: Kozuka Gothic Pr6n-Heavy   Size: 100px

Type  "SUMMER" in capital letters

Layers - Convert to Raster Layer (Raster 2)

 

21

Pick Tool (K)

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

X:445.00   Y: 333.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

22

Effects - Plugins - Eye andy 5 - Impact - Extrude - Preset - "summer-extrude-noisette"

Note: If the Preset isn't working for you, use these settings in the Basic Tab:

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Hard Light and lower the Opacity to 55

 

23

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 50% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Image - Free Rotate

Move to the Top Left Corner like this:

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay

Effects - 3D Effects- Drop Shadow: -3/-3/100/0  Colour: #000000

 

24

Open "summer-texte-noisette.png"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 3)

Pick Tool (K)

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

X:589.00   Y: 91.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

25

Open "summer-rond-noisette" from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 4)

Move to the Bottom Right like this:

 

26

Layers - Duplicate

Move to the Left like this:

 

27

Open "summer-carres-noisette"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 5)

Move to the Top Right corner like this:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -5//5/30/13  Color: #000000

 

28

Edit - Copy Special - Copy Merged

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 6)

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Buttons and Frames - Round Button

 

29

Effects - Plugins Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset - "summer-glass-noisette"

Note: If the Preset isn't working for you, use these settings in the Basic Tab:

 

30

Make sure the Foreground Colour is still #FFFFFF

Effects - Plugins - Xero - Tekstya

 

31

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "summer-selnoisette01"

Press the Delete key once on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

32

Layers - Duplicate

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Multiply and lower the Opacity to 28

Edit - Copy Special - Copy Merged

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Image

Image - Resize - 15% - Resize All Layers - Checked

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 15px - #FFFFFF

Edit - Copy

 

33

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 7)

Pick Tool (K)

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

X:147.00   Y: 41.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/40/42  Color: #000000

 

34

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 60% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #542306

 

35

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 50px - #FFFFFF

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/50/50  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

36

Open "summer-image-noisette.png"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster 2)

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - #000000

 

37

Optional: Image - Resize - to your own preference - 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: