***Translation:November 2021***

 

~~ Original by Cre@nnie Designs ~~

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 Lana          

    Masks by Narah       

Plugins:

AP [Lines] Lines - SilverLining

 

Preparations:

Open all files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #129fbb       

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #2e2c2f       

    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

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Fill the Selection with the Background Colour

Selections - Select None

 

03

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

04

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

 

05

Magic Wand:

Select the Top dark area

 

06

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

Selections - Modify - Contract - 50px

Fill the Selection with the Background Colour

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/35  Colour: #000000

 

07

 Selections - Edit (Selections turns Red)

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Selections - Edit

Keep selected

 

08

Effects - Plugins - AP [Lines] - Lines - SilverLining - Same settings

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/35  Colour: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

09

Magic Wand:

Select the solid centre

 

10

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Background Colour

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/35  Colour: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

11

Selections - Select All

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

 

12

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Colour

Selections - Select None

 

13

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

14

Selections - Select All

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

 

 

15

Selections - Invert

Adjust - Add/Remove Noise - Add Noise

Selections - Select None

 

16

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

17

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "NarahsMasks_1663"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Dissolve

 

18

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

 

19

Effects - Plugins - AP [Lines] - Lines - SilverLining - Mixing

Selections - Modify - Contract - 40px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

 

20

Selections - Select All

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

 

21

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections Invert

 

22

Adjust - Add/Remove Noise - Add Noise

 

23

Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Colour

Selections - Select None

 

24

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Your work should look like this now:

 

25

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "NarahsMasks_1654"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

26

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Colour

 

27

Selections - Modify - Contract - 10px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

28

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

29

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

30

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

 

31

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

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 70% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Activate the Bottom Layer

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 20

 

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Layers - New Raster Layer

 Fill the Layer with Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "NarahsMasks_1654"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

 

33

Open "deco-ujana"  from tray

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

No need to move

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/35  Colour: #000000

 

34

Activate the Top Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind - Same settings

 

35

Activate the Layer below (Copy of Background)

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

 

36

Open "LD-model-963"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer

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

 

37

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 0.00  Y: 35.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/65/35  Colour: #000000

 

38

Open "tekst-ujana"  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: 67.00  Y: 134.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

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

 

39

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: