***Translation: May - 2020***

~~ Original by Tati Designs ~~

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:

MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Simple Filters - Blintz & 4 Way Average ***

Graphics Plus - Emboss & Cross Shadow

Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

&<Bkg Designer sf10 I> - Cruncher ***

Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 - Impact

<I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited - Special Effects 2 - Border White Fade 2

 ***Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

Put the Selection into the Selections folder of PSP

Put the Gradient into the Gradients folder of PSP   

Open all other files in PSP, duplicate and minimize to tray. Close the originals.

 

Colors:

    Set your Foregroundcolor to #ffffff  

    Set your Backgroundcolor to #ff8fb0

Set your Foreground to Gradient "TD_Zahra_Grad" - Style: Linear

Note:

If you are using different colors you can edit the Gradient to match your work

Create your own Color chart, and change the numbers in the Editor

Click on Save and give your Gradient a new name

The tutorial:

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01

Open a new Transparent image 900 X 550px

Fill the image with the Gradient

 

02

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

 

03

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Simple - Blintz

 

04

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Simple - 4 way Average

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

 

05

Effects - Reflection Effects - Rotating Mirror

 

06

Image - Mirror - Mirror Horizontal

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Emboss - Default settings

Change the Blend Mode to Multiply

 

07

Activate the Bottom Layer

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 35

 

08

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

 

09

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Bkg Designer sf10 I> - Cruncher - Default settings

 

10

Activate the Top Layer

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill the Layer with the Foreground Color (1)

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Imade - "TD_Mask1_Zahra

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

 

11

Layers - New Raster Layer

Magic Wand:

Click inside the three frames

Fill the Selections with (4) #4c0216

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1px

 

12

Change the Gradient settings to

Fill the Selections with the Gradient

Keep the Selection

 

13

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Glass - Preset - "Clear, No Drop Shadow"

Selections - Select None

 

14

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save - Load Selection From Disk - "TD_Zahra_Sel"

Fill the Selection with (2) #a32761

Selections - Select None

 

15

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - Special Effects 2 - Border White Fade 2 - Default settings

 

16

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited - &<Bkg Designer sf10 I> - Cruncher

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen More

 

17

Open TD_Deco1_Zahra"

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 179.00   Y :8.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

 

18

Open TD_Deco2_Zahra"

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

No need to move

Change the Blend Mode to Soft Light

 

19

Activate Copy of Raster 1

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Foreground Color (1)

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image "TD_Mask2_Zahra"

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/60/20  Color: (4) #4c0216

Change the Blend Mode to Overlay

 

20

Activate the Top Layer

Open "TD_Texto_Zahra" from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 8.00   Y : 299.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 0/0/40/5  Color: (4) #4c0216

 

21

Open "TD_Title_Zahra"  from tray

Edit - Copy the Middle Layer

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

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 229.00   Y : 389.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow: 3/3/40/5  Color: (4) #4c0216

 

22

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px (1) #ffffff   

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px (2) #ff8fb0 

  Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px (3) #a32761

  Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 15px (1) #ffffff     

  Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px (1) #4c0216   

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

  Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px (1) #4c0216

  Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 35px (1) #ffffff    

 

23

Open the main tube you have chosen

Edit - Copy

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

Resize if necessary and move to the Right (See example)

Note: If you are using the tube in the example: Image - Resize - 75%

Pick Tool (K)

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

X: 551.00   Y : 5.00

Press M to close the Pick Tool

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

 

24

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

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked - 1px (1) #4c0216

 

25

Optional: Image - Resize - Width 950 Pixels - 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: