Lesson 011: The Train

 

 

 

 

Material:

 

Tubes, font, mask

 

Source tubes: Mtm – Brigitte Manon, @nn

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TubesBellisimo/

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/top_design_tubes/

 

Plugin filters:

 

Artistic

DC Layer Mergency 4

Cybia Screenworks

 

Let’s go

 

Open the tubes and image, install  the filters and mask

 

open new image 600x350 px transparent

 

Flood fill with this color #9a8f7b

 

Layerpalette, new raster layer, selections – select all

 

Activate image(prelude of a busy day…), edit – copy- paste into selection

 

Deselect

 

Layers – load mask from disk and choose (@nn_mask_xeno001)

with the settings shown below

 

 

Layer palette – merge – merge group

adjust – sharpness – sharpen (do this twice)

 

duplicate layer

 

Effects – filter DC Layer – Mergency 4 see settings:

 

 

Effects – filter Cybia Screenworks – Quad Dice standard settings

 

Layer palette – opacity 71%, blend mode soft light

 

Activate tube telephone(telefoon)

Edit – copy – edit – paste as a new layer on your working area

 

Move to to right see example

 

Image resize  85%, bicubic  resize all layers unchecked

 

Layer palette – opacity   = 51%, blend mode multiply

 

Effects – 3D effects – drop shadow horz/vert 4, opacity 95, blur 20, black

 

Activate the tube from Mtm_lady_83, edit – copy and paste as a new layer

 

Image resize, same settings as before

 

Image - mirror

 

Move to the left see example

 

Layer palette, opacity 48%, blend mode, Luminance (L)

 

Effects – 3D effects – drop shadow 0, opacity 100, blur 50, color black

 

Layer palette – merge – merge visibly

 

Image, add borders see settings:

 

 

With the magic wand, tolerance and feather = 0, mode = add

 

Select the top and bottom border border

 

Effects – filter artistic – rough pastels do this twice

 

Selection invert

 

Effects – 3D effects – drop shadow horz/vert 0, opacity 100, blur 50, color black

 

Deselect

Image, add borders 1 px symm. Color #5c5644 or choose a dark color from your tag

 

Layerpalette, new text layer

 

Foreground color locked, background color = black

 

Activate texttool and font = (Guadalupe) size 36 px

 

Write text

 

Deselect

Layer palette opacity of layer79%, blend mode soft light

 

Save as a jpg

 

Copyright© - 25 december 2005