THE UNKNOWN

Materials

 

2 tubes, mask, image and font

 

tube Absinthe_misted source:  http://groups.yahoo.com/group/RozenMaiden_Misted/ thank you

 

Filters

 

Bordermania

Unlimited 2.0

cybia (screenworks)

Simple

Filter FM Tile Tools

 

 

Open new image 640x480 px transparent

 

The foreground color = #735310 (dark) the background color = #baaa67 (light)

 

foreground color on gradient with settings shown below:

 

 

Floodfill your layer with this gradient

 

Adjust - gaussian blur 20

 

Minimize this layer

 

Activate your  'image_theUnknown' (size of this image 374px width and  500 px height)

 

Layers - Mask load from disk and activate dmsk0325:

 

 

Layers - merge - groep merge

 

Edit – copy and paste as a new layer (minimized layer)

 

Move to the right

 

Layer – duplicate

 

image - mirror

 

Move both to the center

 

Layers - merge - layers merge visibly

 

Effects - Filter Simple - Quick Tile

 

Effects - Filter FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss

 

Layerpalette – new rasterlayer

 

Floodfill with the darkest color

 

Layerpalette - opacity = 72%

 

Layerpalette – new rasterlayer

 

Floodfill with the gradient as you did before

 

Effects - Filter - Cybia Screenworks - Fine Rule - 0

 

Layer palette - blend mode = overlay

 

Activate the image that you edit with the mask

 

Edit - copy - paste as a new layer and rename this layer 'gang'

 

Move to the right, but remain parallel with the top and bottom

 

Layer - dyplicate

Layer palette  activate the layer 'gang'

 

Adjust - blur - gaussiaanse blur 20

 

layer palette : activate the top layer 'this is the copy layer of ‘gang' - opacity  +-26%

 

Activate tube absinthe_misted, edit – copy – edit – paste as a new layer

 

Move to top left see example

 

Layer palette - opacity 40%

 

Activate the other tube 'drei tucher' edit – copy – edit – paste as a new layer

 

Move right

 

I colorised this tube : adjust – hue and saturation - colorize 28 - 193

Change these values if you uses tubes of your own

 

Layer palette - opacity 40% (feel free to change,or to play with the blendmodi)

 

Effects - 3D Effects - drop shadow horz/vert 0, opacity 100, blur 50, repeat twice

 

Layers - merge - visibly

 

Effects - Filter Unlimited 2.0 - buttons and frames - Mirrored frame - 5

 

Selections – select all

 

Selections - modify contract 5 px

 

Selections - invert

 

Effects - Filter Bordermania - Frame#2 yhe two slides on top = 2, bevel en notch corners not checked

 

Deselect

 

Layerpalette – new text layer

 

foreground color = lightest color, je background color = darkest color

 

Activate your text tool and choose font 'channel tuning' with these settings:

 

size 72, floating, width =  1

 

Type text

 

Repeat drop shadow same settings

 

Layer palette - opacity = 75% - blend mode = Hard Light

 

Save as a jpg