Wednesday, 13 March 2013

FTU Tutorial - Happy Easter



This tutorial was written by me on 13th of March 2013 any resemblance to other tutorials is a coincidence.

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Supplies
Paper of choice I used paper10 from Have A Hoppy Easter by Teresa 
Tube of choice I'm using one called Brunnella by Bits N Bobs.
You must have a license to use this tube which you can purchase at PicsForDesign.
Fonts Impact,  Janda Happy Day,  Gabrielle.
My selection here.
(download & place in your selections folder)

Plugins 
L en K Zita

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Lets Get Started
New Canvas 620x210
Copy paper 10 & Paste As New Layer
Copy tube & Paste As New Layer
Move to the left of your canvas
Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror
Layers - Merge - Merge Down
Layers - Duplicate - Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur 5
Change the blend mode to Screen - Lower Opacity to 60%
On the original tube layer change the blend mode to Overlay.

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible 
Selection Tool - Custom Selections
Effects - Plugins - L en K Zitah - Default Settings.
Selections - Select None.

Selections - Load/Save Selections - Load Selection From Disk 
Find Sans Happy Easter Selection - with these settings.
New Raster layer - Floodfill with #ffffff
Selections - Select None - Lower the opacity to 50%

Font of choice I used Impact size 24 & typed Happy Easter.
Image - Rotate - Free Rotate 90 Left
(use your Deformation tool to stretch the text to your liking)
Change your font to a Janda Happy Day size 18 type type Happy Easter again.
Image - Rotate - Free Rotate 90 Left
Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible
Copy your tube & Paste As New Layer
Resize 80% smartsize - move to the center of your canvas 
(or where you think looks best)
Layers - Duplicate - Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur 3
Change the blend mode to Soft Light.
Shift D to make a duplicate(close off for now)

Layers - New Raster Layer
Selections - Select All 
Floodfill with #ffffff
Selections - Modify - Contract 5
Selections - Select None
Adjust - Add/Remove Noise - Add Noise
New Raster Layer
Selections - Select All  Float 
Floodfill with #b997c4
Seelctions - Modify - Contract 3
Effects - Texture Effects - Weave
Add your copyright & name.
Save as JPEG.

Avatar
Open a new canvas 135x150
Open up the copy of the duplicated tag, copy & Paste as New Layer
Move it around until you have something you like showing inside the avatar frame.
Layers - New Raster Layer
Floodfill with #ffffff
Selections - Modify - Contract 5
Selections - Select None
Adjust - Add/Remove Noise - Add Noise
Same settings as before.

New Raster Layer
Selections - Select All  Float 
Floodfill with #b997c4
Selections - Modify - Contract 3
Effects - Texture Effects - Weave

Same settings as before.
Layers - Merge - Merge Visible
Add your copyright & Name or Initial.
Save as JPEG

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