*** 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:

AAA Frames - Foto Frame

Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

Simple - Left Right Wrap

MuRa's Seamless - Duplicate

Toadies - Weaver

Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow

 

Preparations:

place the Selections into the Selections folder of PSP

Open all other files in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to #e8eefa          

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #668886         

    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 Trasnparent image - 650 X 500px

Fill the Image with the Foreground Colour

 

02

Selections - Select All

Open " 3513 - man - LB TUBES" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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 - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

 

05

Adjust - Blur - Motion Blur

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

 

06

Selections - Select All

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

 

07

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/35  Colour: #000000

Selections - Select none

 

08

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Left Right Wrap

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

 

09

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Lower the Opacity of this Layer to 50

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

10

Effects - Plugins - Mura's Seamless - Duplicate

 

11

Selections - Select All

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

 

12

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Default settings

Selections - Invert

 

13

Effects - Plugins - Mura's Seamless - Duplicate - Same settings

 

14

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 20

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/35  Colour: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

15

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Horizontal

 

16

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_0539"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Overlay and lower the Opacity to 80

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

 

17

Selections - Select All

Layers - New Raster Layer

Open "car.jpg"  from tray

Edit - Copy

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

Selections - Select None

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

 

18

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Soft Light

Keep the Selection

 

19

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour

Selections - Modify - Contract - 50px

Press the Delete Key on your keyboard

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/35  Colour: #000000

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Selections - Select None

Your work and Layer Palette should look like this now:

 

20

Activate the Bottom Layer

Edit - Copy

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

21

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame

 

22

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

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 38.00  Y: 47.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/35  Colour: #000000

Edit - Repeat Drop Shadow

 

23

Edit - Paste - Paste As New Layer (Image is in memory) 

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

 

24

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Colour

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_mask_0522"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Dodge

 

25

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Image - Mirror - Mirror Vertical

 

26

Activate the Bottom Layer

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

Selections - Promote Selection to Layer

Selections - Select None

 

27

Effects - Plugins - Toadies - Weaver

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Change the Blend Mode of this Layer to Multiply

 

28

Open "deco-pablo.png"

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: 00.00  Y: 00.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

29

Open " 3513 - man - LB TUBES" from tray again

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Image - Resize - 85% - Resize All Layers - Not Checked

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Layers - Arrange - Bring to Top

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 495.00  Y: 10.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/35  Colour: #000000

 

30

Open "tekst-pablo.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: 184.00  Y: 289.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

31

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - "Drop Shadow, Low

 

32

Selections - Select All

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 50px - Foreground Colour

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/70/35  Colour: #000000

Selections - Select None

 

33

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

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: