*** Translation: - June 2022 ***

 

*** 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:

 Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass

 

Preparations:

Place the Selections into the Selections folder of PSP

Double click on the Alien Skin Preset to install it

Open all other files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to #0096cd            

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #0a050b           

    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

 

02

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1 - Style: Magnetic

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 30

 

03

Effects -Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Horizontal

 

04

Layers - New Raster Layer

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1 - Style: Bow

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

 

05

Selections - Select All

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

 

06

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Bidirectional

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/35  Colour: #000000 

Selections - Select None

 

07

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Vertical

 

08

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

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 30

 

09

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Effects - Distortion Effects - Pixelate

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/35  Colour: #000000 

 

10

Selections - Select All

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

Selections - Invert

 

11

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wavy Lab 1.1 - Style: Radial

 

12

Effects - Distortion Effects - Pixelate - Same settings

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/35  Colour: #000000 

Selections - Select None

 

13

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

 

14

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

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

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

15

Layers - Duplicate

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "cre@nnie-31"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/35  Colour: #000000 

 

16

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

 

17

Layers - New Raster Layer

Change the Foreground Colour to #fcf4e7

Fill the Layer with the new Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "cre@nnie-37"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

18

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Same settings

 

19

Layers - New Raster Layer

Change the Foreground Colour back to #0096cd 

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour  

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "cre@nnie-37"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

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

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Your work should look like this now:

 

20

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "olga-2-cre@nnie"

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

 

21

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Background Colour

Selections - Select None

 

22

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay

 

23

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection Tool (S) - Custom Selection

 

24

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Colour

Selections - Modify - Contract - 5px

Fill the Selection with the Background Colour

Selections - Modify - Contract - 5px

Fill the Selection with the Foreground Colour

Selections - Modify - Contract - 5px

Press the Delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select None

 

25

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind

 

26

Effects - Distortion Effects - Polar Coordinates - Polar to Rectangular

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/35  Colour: #000000 

 

27

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layers - Duplicate

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay

 

28

Open "deco-olga-1" 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: 172.00  Y: 261.00

Press M to close the pick Tool

 

29

 

Open "deco-olga-2" 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: 211.00  Y: 294.00

Press M to close the pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/35  Colour: #000000 

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

30

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset- "olga-cre'nnie-glass"

 

31

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - Not Checked - #fcf4e7

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/35  Colour: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

32

Open "LD-model-1074.png"

Erase the watermark

Edit - Copy

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

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

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 257.00  Y: 7.00

Press M to close the pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/35  Colour: #000000 

 

33

Open "tekst-olga.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: 630.00  Y: 541.00

Press M to close the pick Tool

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

 

34

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 800 Pixels - 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: