*** Translation: June-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:

Lotis - Mosaic Toolkit

Toadies - Weaver

MuRa's Meister - Copies

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 #E2B93B           

    Set your Background Colour to #974820       

    Note: When working with your own colors, adjust the Blend Mode/Opacity at your own discretion

The Tutorial:

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01

Open a new Transparent image 650 X 500px

Fill the image with the Background Colour 

 

02

Selections - Select All

Open "vvs-woman1831" from tray

Edit - Copy the second Layer from the top

Minimize to tray for later

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

Selections - Select None

 

03

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

04

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Weaver

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

05

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

 

06

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Edit - Copy

 

07

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

 

08

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

09

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "summer-2021-1-cre@nnie"

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Keep the Selection

 

10

Effects - Plugins - Lotis Filters - Mosaic Toolkit, Squares,Rings and Balls

Effects - 3D Effects  Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/20  Color: #000000

Selections - Select None

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

11

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

12

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Effects - 3D Effects  Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/20  Color: #000000

 

13

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Horizontal

 

14

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "NarahsMasks_1567"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Layers - Duplicate

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

 

15

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Fill the Selection with the Background Colour 

Selections - Modify - Contract - 75px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

16

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects  Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/20  Color: #000000

 

17

Effects - Illumination Effects - Sunburst -Foreground Colour

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Your work should look like this now:

 

18

Layers - Duplicate

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

Selection Tool (S) - Layer Opaque

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Colour

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects - 3D Effects  Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/20  Color: #000000

 

19

Activate the Bottom Layer

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 50

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

 

20

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour 

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "NarahsMasks_1567" 

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

21

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 25px - Background Colour

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 25px - Foreground Colour

Selections - Invert

 

22

Effects - Art Media Effects - Brushstrokes

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects  Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/20  Color: #000000

Edit - Repeat Drop Shadow

Selections - Select None

 

23

Change the Foreground Colour to #412A21 

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer wirth the new Foreground Colour 

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "NarahsMasks_1617"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Bend Mode of this Layer to Multiply and lower the Opacity to 65

 

24

Adjust - Add/Remove Noise - Add Noise

 

25

Open "vvs-woman1831" from tray again

Edit - Copy the second Layer

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

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 552.00  Y: 19.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects  Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/20  Color: #000000

 

26

Open tekst-summer-2021"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 101.00  Y: 422.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

27

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

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

 

28

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: