Tuesday, 30 April 2013


This tutorial was written by me on 30th April 2013 any resemblance to other tutorials is a coincidence.
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*Supplies*
Simone Template88 which you can download here.
Tube of choice - I'm using the adorable art of Lia which is FTU.
Font 2Peas Cocoa.
Wordart by me here.

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*Plugins*
Xero Fritillary here.

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*Lets Get Started*
Open Simone Template88 - Hold the SHIFT button & press D to make a copy of the template.
Close off the original.
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Delete the following layers
©SophisticatSimone-Template88
Lines
bg
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Orange Layer
Adjust - Color Balance - Manual Color Correction
Colors: Source: #f6b043
             Target:: #e9d4c3

Paste the GOT MILK? pixel wordart As New Layer.
Paste your tube as a new layer 4 times and spread out around until you have something like this.
Merge all the tube layers together.
Change the blend mode to Overlay - Lower the opacity 40%
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Yellow Layer
Magic Wand Tool with these settings
Click on the bottom yellow part (as shown here)
Selections - Promote Selection to Layer
Adjust - Color Balance - Manual Color Correction.
Colors: Source: #ffff40
                Target:: #e9d4c3


Effects - Xero Effects - Fritillary
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Yellow Layer (again)
Adjust - Color Balance - Manual Color Correction.
Colors Source: #ffff40
              Target:  #95624f
Effects - Texture Effects - Weave

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Red Layer
Magic Wand Tool (same settings as before)
Click on all the green parts of the layer.
Selections - Promote Selection to Layer.
Selections - Select None.
Adjust - Color Balance - Manual Color Correction.
Colors Source: #8fbb43
Target: #ccf1e9
Add a dropshadow to this layer
Vertical: 0
Horizontal: 0
Opacity: 50
Blur: 5
Color: #000000

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Red Layer (again lol)
Adjust - Color Balance - Manual Color Correction
Colors: Source: #b60606
            Target: #683927
Paste your tube as New Layer 3 times. 
Merge the 3 tubes layers together.
Back on the Red Layer - Selections - Select All - Float - Defloat.
Selections - Invert.
Press the small delete key on the tube layer.
Selections - Select  None.
(I erased the part of the tube at the top)
Change the Blend mode to Luminance (Legacy) - lower opacity to 60%
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Paste your tube As New Layer - move to the left of canvas.
Layers - Duplicate.
Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur 3
Change the blend mode to Overlay - Lower Opacity to 80%
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Lets leave the forum tag for now & move on to the Avatar.

New Canvas 150 x 150
Copy Merged your tag - Paste as New Layer on your avatar canvas.
Move it around until you have something you like showing.

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Layers - New Raster Layer
Selections - Select All
Floodfill with #faf0e4
Selections - Modify - Contract by 5.
Selections - Select None
Adjust - Add/Remove Noise - Add Noise 
Uniform - 35% - Monochrome checked.

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Layers - New Raster Layer
Selections - Select All
Floodfill with #643521
Selections - Modify - Contract by 3
Selections - Select None
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Back to the forum tag now.
Paste the Got Milk? wordart As New Layer.
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Layers - New Raster Layer
Selections - Select All
Floodfill with #faf0e4
Selections - Modify - Contract by 5.
Selections - Select None
Adjust - Add/Remove Noise - Add Noise 
Uniform - 35% - Monochrome checked.
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Layers - New Raster Layer
Selections - Select All
Floodfill with #643521
Selections - Modify - Contract by 3
Selections - Select None
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Add the copyright & your name.
Save as JPEG.



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