enjoy nature

 

Thanks to Dennis for his cooperation in translating this tutorial

 

Thanks to the creators of the tubes and mask

The template I made myself

Leave names and watermarks intact by the creators

 Materials can be found Here

Filters / Alien Skins Xenofex 2 / Alien Skins Eye Candy 5 Impact / Flaming Pear: Flood you can find Here

We'll start

1/ In your Layer Palette Foreground color #6497b2 and Background color to #576 226 wpr8qr4gwp9npdyi

Create a Radial Gradient with these settings

Angle 0 - Repeats 10

Center Point:

Horizonatal and Vertical 50


 

2/ Activate / Template1_Marinette_31/10/2013

Duplicate this by clicking on the d key while holding down the shift key on your keyboard

Close the original as we continue further with the duplicated



 

3/ Activate the Top Layer of the template in your Layers Palette (Marinette's Creation)

Layers / Remove

4/ Activate the Bottom Layer of the template in your Layer Palette

Layers / New Raster Layer and Fill it with the Gradient

Layers / Arrange / Move Down

Adjust / Blur / Gaussian Blur / Radius 15

Layers / Load/Save Mask / Load Mask from Disk / Edge squares (with these settings)



 

Layers / Merge / Merge Group

Effects / Edge Effects / Enhance

5/ In your Layers Palette /Activate the Layer / Oval black

Effects / Plugins / Alien Skins / Eye Candy 5: Textures / Weave (with these settings)




Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal 1/ Opacity100 / Blur 0 and color black



 

6/ Activate the Layer in the Layer Palette / white boarder

Effects / Plugins / Alien Skins / Eye Candy 5 Impact / Glass (With these settings)



 

7/ In your Materials Palette set your Foreground Color to #3a73a4 wp9bgqrt



 

8/ In the Layers Palette Activate the Layer / White 1

Selections / Select All

Selections / Float

Selections / Defloat and Fill with Foreground Color

Effects / Plugins / Alien Skins / Eye Candy 5 Impact / Glass / settings same as before / only use Foreground color in Glass Color

Selections / Select None

Use this for the Layers / white 2 and white 3 and Fill with your Foreground color and the other with Background color



 

9/ In the Layers Palette / Activate the Layer gray oval

Effects / Plugins / Alien Skins / Eye Candy 5 Impact / Glass / same settings as before but use this color #c0c0c0 in Glass Color wphh5d56



 

10/ In the Layers Palette /Activate the Layer / white oval

Effects / Plugins / Alien Skins Xenofex / Little Fluffy Clouds (default)

Effects / Plugins / Flaming Pear / Flood (With these Settings)



 

11/ Activate the Layer Palette / Rectangle Black

Effects / Plugins / Alien Skins / Eye Candy 5 Impact / Glass / Settings are still good / but use the color black for Glass Color



 

12/ Activate the Layer Palette / smAll Rectangle

Activate the Magic Wand Tool and Select the Rectangle

Activate / Photo_Dennis R_2013

Edit / Copy / Paste as a New Layer on your Image and move the Selection

Selections / Invert

Press the delete key on the keyboard

Selections / Select None



 

13/ Activate the Layer Palette / rechthoek1

Effects / Plugins / Alien Skins / Eye Candy 5 Impact / Glass / Settings are still good / but use this color #576226 Color wp9npdyi for the Glass Setting



 

14/ Activate the Layer Palette / Rectangle 2

Activate the Magic Wand Tool and Select the Rectangle

Activate / DI_herfstzicht1 (house)

Edit / Copy / Paste as a New Layer on your Image

Image / Resize 80% / Resize All Layers not checked

Slide it into a nice location in the Selected Rectangle

Selections / Invert

Press the delete key on your keyboard

Selections / Select None



 

15/ Activate / DI_lieveheersbeestjes (ladybugs)

Edit / Copy / Paste as a New Layer on your Image

Image / Resize 50% / Resize All Layers not checked

Place top left on the Rectangle (see my example)

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal 5 / Opacity 50 / Blur 5 / color black



 

16/ Activate / calguiscygnes24410 (geese)

Edit / Copy / Paste as a New Layer on your Image

Image / Resize 60% / Resize All Layers not checked

Place right (see my example)

17/ Layers / Merge / Merge Visible Layers



 

18/ Activate Text Tool / font PeeWeeSCapsSSK (With these settings)

Color does not matter



 

Type / Enjoy

Layers / Convert to Raster Layer

Effects / Plugins / Alien Skins / Eye Candy 5 Impact / Glass / Settings are still good / but use the color black in Glass Color

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal 5 / Opacity 50 / Blur 5 / color black

Place to the bottom left (see my example)

Repeat step 18 but with the word Nature and place it a little further to the right and below.



 

19/ Layers / New Raster Layer and add your name and or watermark.



 

20/ Layers / Merge / Merge Visible Layers



 

21/ Image / canvas size (With these settings)


 

Selections / Select All

Selections / Modify / Select Selection Borders (With these settings)

Layers / New Raster Layer


 

Fill the Selection with any color

Effects / Plugins / Alien Skins / Eye Candy 5 Impact / Glass / settings as before / use the color black for the Glass Color

Selections / Select None



 

File / save as PNG



 

Finished this lesson



 

Conceived and written by MarinetteDesigns on 09 November 2013


 

  

 

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