***Translation: January - 2020***

 

~~ Original by TatiDesigns ~~

Thank you Tati 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:

Toadies - What Are You?

Simple - Top Left Mirror & 4 Way Average

AP [Lines] - Lines - SilverLining

Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-Halloween2

penta.com - Dot and Cross

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow

 

Preparations:

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 (6) #FFFFFF 

    Set your Backgroundcolor to (3) #8B7CA2        

    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 "TD_Canal_Alfa_Your_Man"  from tray

Window - Duplicate

Close the Original and proceed on the Copy

 

02

Name this Copy Raster1

Fill the image with the Foreground Color (6)

 

03

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Background Color (3)

 

04

Layers - New Raster Layer - From Image - "TD_Mask1_Your_Man"

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

05

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects -Plugins - Toadies - What Are You? - Default settings

 

06

Change the Foreground Color to (2) #4a596c

Change the Background Color to (1) #d5e5f8

 

07

Change the Foreground to Gradient (Corel_06_029)  Style: Radial

 

08

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Gradient

Effects - Geometric Effects - Skew

 

09

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Preset - Side by Side

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Top Left Mirror

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply

Result:

 

10

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "TD_Your_Man_Sel1"

 

11

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

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

12

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "TD_Your_Man_Sel2"

 

13

Image - Rotate Left

Edit - Repeat Image Rotate Left

 

14

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-Halloween2 - Default settings

Image - Rotate Right

Edit - Repeat Rotate Right

 

15

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "TD_Your_Man_Sel3"

 

16

Effects - Plugins - Carolaine and Sensibility - CS-Halloween2 - Default settings

 

17

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "TD_Your_Man_Sel4"

 

18

Effects - Plugins - penta.com - Dot and Cross

Selections - Select None

 

19

Change the Foreground Gradient to Linear (keep the same colors)

 

20

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with Gradient

 

21

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "TD_Mask2_Your_Man"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply

 

22

Activate the Layer below (Raster 1)

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with (4) #5e4b5a

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "Narah_Mask_1464"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

23

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling - Preset - Side by Side

 

24

Effects - Plugins - Simple - 4 Way Average

Change the Blend Mode to Hard Light

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/50/20  Color: (4)#5e4b5a

 

25

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "TD_Your_Man_Sel5"

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 10/10/30/10  Color:#000000

 

26

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "TD_Your_Man_Sel6"

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/-10/30/10  Color:#000000

 

27

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Alpha Channel - "TD_Your_Man_Sel7"

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 3/3/30/10  Color:#000000

Selections - Select None

 

28

Activate the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with (6) #ffffff

 

29

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - "TD_Mask3_Your_Man

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Change the Blend Mode to Overlay and lower the Opacity to 70

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 10/10/50/20  Color:#000000

 

30

Open "TD_Deco1_Your_Man from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

 

31

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 138.00   Y: 6.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 1/1/50/0  Color:#000000

 

32

Open "TD_Texto_Your_Man"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

 

33

33Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 138.00   Y: 6.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

34

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - (5) - #141f32

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 3px - (6) #ffffff     

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - (5)   #141f32

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 20px - (6) #ffffff    

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - (5)   #141f32

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 50px - (6)   #ffffff  

 

35

Open "2264 - man - LB TUBES  from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

 

36

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 332.00   Y: 27.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

37

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow - Preset - "TD_Your_Man"

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

 

38

Open "TD_Titulo_Your_Man"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

 

39

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 749.00   Y: 530.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 3/3/50/5  Color:#000000

 

40

Open "TD_Deco2_Your_Man from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

No need to move

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px - (5) #141f32

 

41

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 950 px - Resize all Layers checked

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Add your name or watermark, save as JPG file and you're done!

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Extra Examples by Chris and Celine:

Celine: