Sunday, 25 November 2012


Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 25th 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 Fata and available at MyTubedArt
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence.
Plugins needed.
AAA frames

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 #de8e17
Copy your tube.
Paste as a new layer and position
so the face and wings are the main view.
Layers/ merge/ merge visible.
Effects/ reflection effects / Kaleidoscope

2. Effects/ plugins/ AAA Frames/ Texture Frame.

Effects/ plugins/ AAA Frames/ Frame Works.

3. Copy your tube layer again
and paste as a new layer.
Position to the right hand side.
Face and wings as the main view.
Layers/ properties/ blend mode to Luminance.
Lower the layer opacity to 60%

4. Paste your tube as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 400 pixels wide.
Image/ Mirror.
Position on the left hand side.
Add a drop shadow.
I am using H3, V3, O100, B9, colour #000000
Layers/ merge/ merge visible.

5. 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/ Frame Works.
Same settings as before but this time tab the stroke box.
Add your copyright info to both files, add your name and initial and save.

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