Lesson 015: Liberty

 

 

 

Materials: 2 images, mask, 2 fonts

 

Filters: Unlimited 2.0, Virtual Painter, FM Tile Tools

 

Font source: http://www.1001fonts.com/

 

Bron image small_TypoGenerator_1137512550.jpg :  http://www.typogenerator.net/  (supertip)

(make your own backgrounds with this tool!)

 

Let’s go

 

Open images, install fonts, mask in map ‘masks’, install filters

 

To use Virtual Painter: here the crack (see printscreen)

Move to the map were you store your  .8bf files:

 

 

 

Activate image small_typogenerator

 

Image – resize- see settings:

 

 

Effects – photo-effects  - Sepia toning = 40

 

Duplicate layer

 

Effects – filter Unlimited 2.0 – Edges Square – Square edge 13

 

Layer palette – blend mode: Hard light

 

Activate image CRW_7032L_Perspective2  (width of yhis this image  640 px)

 

Layers – load mask from disk– choose SideFadeUp see settings

 transparency invert checked

 

Layers merge –merge group

 

Edit – copy – paste as a ney layer

 

With the move tool, move to the bottom

 

Layer palette – opacity 81%, blend mode: Luminance (L)

 

Effects – FM Tile tools – Blend Emboss standard settings

 

Activate image liberty (this image has been resized to  480 px height)

 

Layers – mask load from disk, choose mask 2020 but transparency invert not checked

 

Layers – merge –merge group

 

Edit – copy – paste as a new layer

 

Move to the right see example

 

Layer palette – blend mode: Luminance (L))

 

Layers – merge – merge visibly

 

Duplicate layer

 

Effects– filter Virtual Painter – color Pencil – OK

 

Layer palette – blend mode: soft light

 

Image –add borders 1 px – choose dark color

 

Layer – new textlayer

 

Foreground color = locked, background color = #523e26

 

With the Text tool see settings:

 

 (zwevend = floating)

 

Write text

 

Deselect

 

Effects – 3D effects – dropshadow horz/vert 2, opacity 70, blur 10, color black

 

Layer palette – blend mode: Luminance (L)

 

Layer palette – new raster layer for second text, see settings:

 

 

Write text and deselect

 

repeat dropshadow

 

move text see example

 

save as a jpg

 

those who want can play further with the

filter OptikVerveLabs – Photographer. It gives nice effects, try it out!

 

Extra example:

 

 

Here I used filter OptikverveLabs – Photographer preset DeepCopper.vph

 (preset can be downloaded here: http://www.optikvervelabs.com/downloadExtras.asp  (ctrl+do it)

* duplicate layer *activate  bottom layer, *gaussian blur 8, *activate top layer on  layer palette

Opacity 51% and done

 

Copyright© - 20 januari 2006