Friday, 4 May 2012
This tutorial was written by me on 4th May 2012 any resemblance to other tutorials is a coincidence.
Tube of choice I used the beautiful art of Zindy S.D Nielsen
Vix_Mask450 by Vix
Lets Get Going
New Canvas 650 x 650
Paste RRD_EK_LoveLivesHere cluster B as a new layer
Resize - 50% - 50% 70%
Selection Tool - draw around the frame.
New Raster layer
Floodfill with a gradient of choice I used
Foreground #ad0a0b - Background #3c2a19
Angle 45 - Repeats 1
Magic wand click inside the left square of the frame.
Selections - Modify - Expand by 2
Paste close up tube as a new layer.
Move around till you have something you like showing inside the frame.
Selections - Invert - Press the small delete key/ use your eraser tool to get rid of excess tube.
Selections - Select None
Layers - Arrange - Move down.
Layers - Duplicate
Image - Mirror
Layers Duplicate - use your move tool to move the tube into the frame beside your 1st tube layer.
Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.
Merge the 4 tube layers together - change the blend mode to Luminance Legacy
Layers -Merge - Merge Visible
Layers - Duplicate - Image - Rotate - Free Rotate Left 40
Layers - Arrange - Move Down
Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror
Back on the top layer
Layers Duplicate - Image Mirror
Selection Tool - Rectangle Draw - starting from the left draw around the 1st two frames of the frame
Selections - Invert - back on the original frame - press delete.
Hopefully you'll have what looks like a U in the middle of your frames.
Merge - Merge Visible
Layers - Duplicate - Chaneg the blend mode to soft light.
Paste your tube as a new layer - dupliacte - blend mode to soft light.
Layers New Raster Layer
Floodfill with a gradient of choice - same colors as before but change the angle to 0 & repeats 1
Layers - New Mask for Image - Find Vix_Mask431 in the drop down box.
Layers - Merge - Visible
Add your name & copyright
Save as png.
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