flowers

Thanks to Dennis for his cooperation in translating and testing this tutorial

 

 

Materials can be found here

Filters / Unlimited 2.0 / Graphics Plus Unplugged Shapes / Photo Aging Kit can be found
here



Plugins / Render found
here and import it into Unlimited 2.0 and Photo Aging Kit



 
Thanks to the creators of the tubes

Leave names and watermarks intact from their makers



We begin


Put in your materials palette foreground color / #ff9196 and also rainbow gradient / with these settings

You can choose between the dark rainbow gradient colors or pastel gradient colors



Set your background color to #728dbd

 

1) Open a new image 800 x 550 pixels and fill with the gradient



 2) Effects / texture Effects / Blinds (with these settings)



Set the Opacity of this layer at 65%



3) Effects / Plugins/Unplugged shapes / Auto Ellipse (default)



With the Magic Wand select in the white area and press the delete key on your keyboard

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



Layers / New Raster Layer

Flood Fill the Selection with Foreground Color #ff9196

Selections / Select None

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



 
3) Activate the bottom layer in your layers palette

Effects / 3D Effects / Buttonize (with these settings)



4) Layers / New Raster Layer

Flood Fill it with your Background Color #728dbd

Layers / Arrange / Send to Bottom

Set the Opacity of this layer at 65

Effects / Plugins / Unlimited 2.0 / Render / Clouds (white / blue) (default)

 


5) Activate the top layer in your layers palette

Select the Oval with the Magic Wand

 Activate and Copy / anna.br/1162_escalier/du/paradise/the/danae / Paste into selection

Selections / Select None

 
6) Layers / Merge / Merge all Layers

Edit / Copy / (sits in memory)


7) Open a New Transparent Image 950 x 650 pixels

Edit / Paste as new layer onto your blank Image (the image is in memory)

 

8) Effects / Texture Effects / Mosaic Antique (with these settings)


Set the Opacity of this Layer to 30

 

9) Edit / Paste as new layer on your image (image is still in memory)

Image / Resize / 85% / Resize all layers not checked

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal 5 / Opacity 35 / Blur 5 and color black

Duplicate this layer 2X in your layer palette

 

10) Activate the third layer in your layers palette

Image / Free Rotate (with these settings)



Activate the second layer in your layers palette

Image / Mirror

Image / Free Rotate / Right

 

11) Activate and Copy / Mist March Sorensen_Designs 115/12 / Paste as new layer on your image

Image / Resize 85% / Resize all layers not checked

Move slightly to the right and down (see my example)

Activate the Free Hand Selection Tool (with these settings)



Select the bush to the left of the window (see my example)



Press the delete key on your keyboard

Selections / Select None

Duplicate this layer in your layers palette

Layers / Merge / Merge Down

 

12) Activate and Copy / 0_86258_26c80156_XL (female) Paste as a new layer on your image

Image / Resize 110% / Resize all layers not checked

Place at the bottom left

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow (same settings)

 

13) Activate and Copy / Wordart_Flowers make me smile everyday_MarinetteDesigns_2012 / Paste as new layer on your image

Place bottom right

 

14) Layers / New Raster Layer and Flood Fill with background color

Effects / Plugins / Unlimited 2.0 / Render / Color Clouds (default)

Effects / Plugins / Graphics Plus / Cross Shadow (default settings)

Effects / Plugins / Unlimited 2.0 / Photo Aging Kit / Picture Frame 1

Layers / Arrange / Send to Bottom
 

15 ) Activate the top layer in your layers palette

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

 

File / Export / JPEG optimization


Finishes this lesson

Hopefully you found it fun to make


This lesson was created and written by Marinette Designs on August 17, 2012

 
Marinette P

 

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