Dance to the Music

 

This tut is translated by Dennis

Thanks Dennis

 

 

Acknowledgements The creators of the mask and tubes

Please leave names and watermarks intact from the makers

Materials find

Filters - Xero - FM Tile Tools - find here

We can begin

Put in your materials palette Foreground color #98bce5  and Background color #c7b2dd and make a linear Gradient with these settings

1 / Open a transparent image of 700 x 600 pixels and fill with the Gradient

Effects - Texture Effects - Texture - Squares - use these settings

2 Layers - new raster layer and fill with the gradient

Layers - Load / Save Mask - Load Mask from Disk - 120-kris - use these settings

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow - Vertical and Horizontal 2, Opacity 40, and Blur 10 color to black

 Repeat the Drop Shadow again but with Vertical and Horizontal -2

 

3 / Activate and copy - Misted By Sorensen_Designs Tube Jan 133 - 08 (musical notes) - paste as a new layer on your image

Activate Selection Tool (k) and pull the paper out music left and right see example

http://www.marinettedesings.be/tutorials9/dance_5.jpg

Set the Opacity of this layer to 40

 

4 / Activate and copy - SS_648_Misted (piano) - paste as new layer on your image

Image - Mirror and place a little more down and to the left

Set the blend mode of this layer on Luminance and the Opacity to 50

Effects - Plugins - FM Tile Tool - Blend Emboss - with these settings: Default

http://www.marinettedesings.be/tutorials9/dance_6.jpg

 

5 / Activate and copy - makeup_study_by_ValentinaKallias MDZ MIST (female face) and paste new layer on your image

Image - Resize - 70% - resize all layers not checked

Leave it centered but move it slightly upward

Adjust - Sharpness – Sharpen More

 

6 / Activate and copy - 12206401711_fleurs (flowers) - paste as new layer on your image

Image - Resize - 60% - resize all layers not checked and place in the top left corner

Duplicate this layer 2 times in your layer palette and place the flowers around themselves (see my example)

 

7 / Connect the eyes of the all layers in your layer palette except the flowers

 

8 / Activate the top layer in the Layers palette

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Adjust - Sharpness – Sharpen More

Duplicate this layer in your layers palette

Image - Mirror

 

9 / Open the eyes of the closed layers

You may want to make some adjustments to the other layers before merging all.

 

10 Layers - Merge - Merge all layers

 

11 / Edit - Copy – so that your image is in memory

 

12 / Image - Add Borders - symmetric checked

35 pixels - white - select this border with your Magic Wand

Layers - new Raster Layer

Edit – Paste into selection (it’s still in the memory)

Set the Opacity of this layer to 50

Selections - Invert

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow - Vertical and Horizontal 5, Opacity 50, Blur 10 and color black

Repeat this  Drop Shadow but with Vertical and Horizontal -5

 

13 / Image - Add Borders - symmetric checked

15 pixels - random color

Select this border with your Magic Wand and fill with the Gradient but without invert checked

Selections - Select None

 

14 / Change your Foreground to the Gold Pattern in the materials palette with angle 0 and scale 100 and Background color to black

 

15 / Image - Add Borders - symmetric checked

1 pixel - black

2 pixels - random color

Select this border with your Magic Wand and fill with the Gold Pattern

Selections - Select None

1 pixel - black

 

16/ Turn in your materials palette you background color #573b8f - Foreground is still on the Gold Pattern

Activate Text Tool with font Romantically Yours you decide size as sometimes it can differ between versions

Enter to Dance to the Music and put in a nice spot

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow - Vertical and Horizontal 1, Opacity 100, Blur 0 and color black

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow - Vertical and Horizontal 5, Opacity 60, and  Blur 10 color black

17 /

Add your watermark

18 Layers - Merge - Merge all layers

 

Possibly reduce to 500 pixels longest side

File - Export - JPEG Optimization

This lesson is done

I do hope you had fun creating it.

 

Written on March 27, 2010

© Marinette

 

 

 

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