Lesson 014: Dreaming

 

 

 

Materials: tubes, brush, font, selection

 

 

Filters: Mehdi – Sorting tiles

OptikVerveLabs – Virtual Photographer

Penta-com

 

Let’s go

 

Install font, open tubes, selections in map

 

Open new image 600x480 px transparent

 

Foreground color = #202020 (dark), background color =  #606060 (lighter color but same tone)

 

Foreground color on gradient see settings:

 

 

Flood fill layer with this gradient

 

Effects – filter Mehdi – Sorting Tiles see settings:

 

 

Effects– edge effects – enhance

 

Activate tube Mtm_Lady_104, edit copy  paste as a new layer

 

Move to the right.(see printscreen ***)

 

Activate tube from RozenMaiden, edit copy paste as a new layer

 

Move to the left and you have this:

 

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Layerpalette – merge – merge down

 

Selections –select all

Selections - float

 

Selections – modify – feather, number of pix =  30

 

Selections invert and click  delete 3 times (this makes the borders of the tubes softer)

Deselect.

 

Layer palette - opacity 85%

Activate tube from Yoka, edit copy paste as a new layer, rename this layer ‘bloem (flower)’

 

Image mirror

 

Move to the right, but stay 40 px away from the bottom (put your rules on (view -  rulers))

 

 

 

duplicate layer

 

Return to layer ‘bloem’ (flower) = activate this layer

 

Adjust – blur – radial blur see settings

 

 

 

Layerpalette blend mode screen

 

Duplicate layer

 

Activate layer ‘bloem’ (flower)

 

Effects – 3D effects – drop shadow horz/vert 5, opacity 60, blur 20, color black

 

Image add borders see settings:

 

 

Select with the magic wand, tolerance and feather = 0 !!!

 

Selections Promote selection to layer

 

Effects– Filter Penta.com – VTR2 standard  settings

 

Effects -3D effects – drop shadow verts 0, horizs -9, opacity 75, blur 35, color black

 

Deselect

 

Layer palette new raster layer

 

Selections – selections load from disk and choose selection ‘sel002_TheRose_TD_141105’ op

 

Flood fill with this color #950054

 

Selections – modify – contract 2 px - delete

 

Deselect

Image –add borders 2 px symmetrisch color  = #950054

 

New raster layer for brush

 

Foreground color = white

 

Brush tool : activate brush see settings:

 

 

 

Stamp brush ad random (I placed it 5 times, 4 in the edges and 1 in the middle)

 

Layer palette: blend mode soft light

 

Layer palette: merge – merge visibly and rename : background

 

Duplicate layer , activate layer background

 

Adjiust – blur – gaussian blur 10

 

On the same layer apply plugin OptikVerveLabs – Virtual Photographer – choose Glamour

 

Activate layer background’, opacity = 51%

 

New textlayer

 

Foregroundcolor =  #950054, background color = locked

 

Text tool choose font see settings

 

 

 

Write text

 

Effects– 3D effects– drop shadow settingshorz/vert 2, opacity 100, blur 5, color #950054

 

Deselect

Feel free to play with the blend mode, I did not, but some gave nice effects

 

Save as a jpg

 

 

 

 

Copyright© - 13 january 2006