Sunday, 11 November 2012

In The Frame

In the frame
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 11th November 2012.
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Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Roundy
Tube of  choice.
I am using one by Italia Ruotolo
Mine is Amanecer and available at MyTubedArt
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence.
Plugins needed.
AAA frames fotoframe


Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Install your plugin.
Open a new image, 600 w x 250 h at 72 dpi.

1. Flood fill with a colour from your tube.
I am using #fcf37b
Copy the bottom layer of the tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Effects/ texture effects / mosaic antique

Layers/ merge/ merge visible.

2. Copy the copy of copy tube layer.
Paste as a new layer.
Effects/ plugins/ brush strokes.
Stroke length 25, sharpness 6, strength 3.

3. Copy the copy of copy tube layer again
and paste as a new layer.
Effects/ distortion effect/ wind,
from left wind strength 100.
Move over to the left hand side.

4. Copy the copy of copy tube layer again
and paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 400 pixels wide.
Move over to the middle of the other two faces.
Add a drop shadow.
I am using H0, V0, O100, B9, colour #000000

5. Close the top layer.
Active the next layer down.
Layers/ merge/ merge visible.
Effects/ plugins/ AAA Frames/ foto frame.

Effects/ plugins/ AAA Frames/ foto frame.
Same settings as before changing the width to 20
Effects/ plugins/ AAA Frames/ foto frame.
Same settings as before changing the width to 10
Open top layer.
Layers/ Merge/ Merge visible.

6. Open a new image 150 x 150 for your avatar.
Copy your merged signature.
Paste as a new layer onto your avatar image.
Image/ re-size, all layers un-tabbed, re-size to 70.
Image/ mirror.
Position to your liking,
Layers/ merge/ merge visible.
Effects/ plugins/ AAA Frames/ foto frame.
Same settings as before.
Add your copyright info to both files, add your name and initial and save.

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