Friday, 9 November 2012

Luminance Twirl

Luminance Twirl
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 9th November 2012.
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Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Dean Martin
Tube of  choice.
I am using  Sweet and Lowdown100406 By ZlataM
Tube is not to be used without a Picsfordesign Licence
AAA Frames - Photo frame

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

1. Flood fill with a colour from your tube.
I am using #aa7655.
Copy  your tube paste as a new layer.
Effects/ image effects/ seamless tiling.

Activate your crop tool and snap crop
rectangle to Layer opaque.
Click the image below to view full size.

Change layers blend mode to Luminance Legacy.
Layers/ merge/ merge down.
Effects/ plugins/ foto frame/ AAA frames/ Foto frame
Settings as in the screenshot below.



2. Copy your tube paste as a new layer.
Change the layer blend mode to Luminance Legacy,
Effects/ Distortion Effects/ Twirl 634 degrees.
Lower the layers opacity to 60%

3. Copy your tube paste as a new layer.
Position to the right so the face is the main viewing.
Change the layer blend mode to Luminance Legacy,
Lower the layers opacity to 40%

4. Copy your tube paste as a new layer.
Position to the left so the face and
shoulders are the main viewing.
Add a drop shadow of choice.
I am using V3 - H5 - O1000 - B7.00 - C #000000

5. Layers/ new raster layer, name it copyright.
Add all your copyright info.
Export as a jpg or png and save.

6. Re-size your tag 65% all layers tabbed.
Edit/ copy merged.
Open a new image 150 x 150 for your avatar.
Paste as a new layer , Image/ mirror,
position to your liking.

7. Layers/ new raster layer,
Selections/ select all, Selections/ modify/ contract,
contract by 5, Selections/ invert.
Flood fill with a colour from your tube.
I have used #5c3217
Selections/ select none.
Add copyright info.
Export as a jpg or ong and save.

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