*** Translation: May-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:

Plugins:

Harry Button Tools - Flat Button 2 ***

MuRa's Meister - Copies

°V° Kiwi's Oelfilter - Setzboard

penta.com - jeans

Artistic - Rough Pastels

Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact Glass & Perspective Shadow

<I.C.NET Software - Fliters Unlimited 2.0

*** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

Place the Selections into the Selections folder of PSP

Double click on the Alien Skin Presets to install them

Install the Font into the Windows Font Folder

Open all other files in PSP and minimize to tray

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to  #362a38        

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #84b293        

    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

Set your Foregroundcolor to Foreground/Background Gradient (Corel_06_029) - Style: Radial

 

The tutorial:

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01

Open a new Transparent image 900 X 500px

Fill the image with the Gradient

 

02

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Harry's Button Tools - Flat Button II

Edit - Copy

 

03

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster2)

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract - 60px

Edit - Paste - Paste Into Selection

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 10/10/100/0  Colour: 1 

Selections - Select None

 

04

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize 150 X 150px (Untick Aspect Ratio)

 

05

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Copies

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

 

06

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

 

07

Open "fond-zoe-noisette.jpg"  from tray

Edit - Copy

Minimize to tray for later

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

Keep the Selection

 

08

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

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

Selections - Select None

 

09

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 60% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked (Tick the Aspect Ratio box)

Effects - Distortion Efects - Warp

 

10

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 74.00   Y: 158.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

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

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

11

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "zoe-selnoisette01bis"

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

12

Activate Copy of Raster 2

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "zoe-selnoisette02"

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

13

Activate Raster 2 (The Layer below)

Edit - Copy Special - Copy Merged

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster3)

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

 

14

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

15

Effects - Plugins - °V° Kiwi's Oelfilter - Setzboard

 

16

Effects - Plugins - penta.com - jeans - Default settings

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Multiply

 

17

Layers - Duplicate

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Hard Light and lower the Opacity to 36

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

 

18

Activate the Bottom Layer (Raster1)

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster4)

Selections - Select All

Open "fond-zoe-noisette.jpg"  from tray again

Edit - Copy

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

Selections - Select None

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

 

19

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

 

20

Effects - Artistic - Rough Pastels

 

21

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "zoe-selnoisette03"

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

22

Activate - Copy of Raster 2

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster5)

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "zoe-selnoisette04"

View - Zoom In

Fill the Selection with Color #66506a

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -1/1/30/0  Colour: #000000

 

23

Layers - New Raster Layer (Raster6)

Fill the Layer with Colour #ffffff

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "masque_corrine_vicaire_01"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

24

Ativate the Top Layer (Copy 2 of Raster2)

Your work and Layer Palette should look like this now:

 

25

Open "zoe-deco01-noisette.png"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster6)

Objects - Align Left

 

26

Open "zoe-deco02-noisette.png"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster7)

No need to move

 

27

Open "zoe-deco03-noisette.png"  from tray

Edit - Copy

On your work image: Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Raster8)

No need to move

 

28

Open "femme-30-noisette.png"  from tray

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 9/31/45/9  Colour: #000000

Move slightly to the Right:

 

29

Close the Foreground Colour. Background Colour #66506a

Text Tool (T)  Font: Kingthings Pique 'n' meex   Size 72px

Type Zoe

Layers - Convert to Raster Layer (Raster10)

 

30

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 306.00   Y: 326.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

31

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - zoe-pers-shadow-noisette"

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: -4/2/35/8 Colour: #000000

 

32

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px -66506a  

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 30px - #ffffff  

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 5px - #66506a

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 5px - #ffffff    

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 5px - #84b293

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 30px - #ffffff  

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px -66506a   

 

33

Optional: Image - Resize to your taste - 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: