This tut is translated by Dennis

Thanks Dennis

 

 

Materials found here http://www.marinettedesings.be/tutorials%2014/ei.png

Filters / Unlimited 2.0 / Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 / Graphics Plus / Mura's Meister / find here http://www.marinettedesings.be/tutorials%2014/ei.png

Plugins / Unplugged Shapes / you can find here http://www.marinettedesings.be/tutorials%2014/ei.png

 

 

Thanks to the creators of the tubes

Leave names and watermarks intact from their creators

http://www.marinettedesings.be/tutorials%2014/bann4.gif

http://www.marinettedesings.be/tutorials%2014/maryse.png

 

Here we go

1/ Set in your Materials Palette your Foreground Color to #e2c009  http://www.marinettedesings.be/happy_easter_2013_bestanden/image001.gif  and Background Color #8ca724 http://www.marinettedesings.be/happy_easter_2013_bestanden/image002.gif  and create a Linear Gradient with these settings

2/ Open a New Transparent Image of 800 x 500 pixels and fill with your Background Color #8ca724 http://www.marinettedesings.be/happy_easter_2013_bestanden/image002.gif

Effects / Plugins / Unplugged Shapes / Checkered Flag (default settings)

3/ Activate / Magic Wand / with add mode

Select the black boxes and fill with the Gradient  http://www.marinettedesings.be/happy_easter_2013_bestanden/image005.gif

Effects / Plugins / Graphics Plus / Cross Shadow (with these settings)

 

4/ Selections/ Invert

Now fill the remaining white boxes with your Forground Color http://www.marinettedesings.be/happy_easter_2013_bestanden/image001.gif and Background Color http://www.marinettedesings.be/happy_easter_2013_bestanden/image002.gif

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal 2 / Opacity 50 / Blur 20 and Color black

Selections/ Select None

 

5/ Layers / Duplicate

 

6/ Upper Layer is Active

Effects / Texture Effects / Weave (with these settings)

Effects / Plugins / Mura's Meister / Perspective Tiling (with these settings)

 

7/ Activate the bottom Layer in your Layer Palette

Adjust / Blur / Gaussian Blur / Radius 20%

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

Edit / Copy

Edit / Paste as New Image

Place this picture on the side because we need this later

 

8/ Activate the top Layer of your Image in your Layers Palette

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical /2 / Horizontal 0 / Opacity 50 / Blur 20 and Color black

 

9/ Activate / 12283242272_divers (white eggs)

Edit / Copy / Paste as New Layer on your Image

Image / Resize 85% / Resize all Layers not checked and place the upper left

Set the Opacity of this Layer in your Layer Palette to 35%

Layers / Duplicate

Image / Mirror

 

10/ Image / Add Borders / Symmetric checked

4 pixels / Color white

2 pixels / Color http://www.marinettedesings.be/happy_easter_2013_bestanden/image002.gif

2 pixel / Color http://www.marinettedesings.be/happy_easter_2013_bestanden/image001.gif

4 pixels / Color white

 

11/ Image / Add Borders (with these settings)

Select this Border with the Magic Wand

 

 12/ Activate the Background that we put aside at Step 7

Edit / Copy / Paste into selection

Effects / Plugins / MuRa's Meister / Perspective Tiling (with these settings)

 

Selections / Select None

 

13/ Activate your Magic Wand and Select the green edges left and right

Edit / Paste into Selection (Background is still in memory)

Effects / Texture Effects / Weave (same settings)

Effects / Plugins / Graphics Plus / Cross Shadow (same settings as before)

Selections/ Select None

 

14/ Activate / MR_Daffodils and Easter Eggs

Edit / Copy / Paste as New Layer on your Image

Move a little to the left and place just above the white border

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical 6 / Horizontal 40 / Opacity 50 / Blur 20 and Color black

 

15/ Activate Eraser Tool and remove the tubers watermark

 

16/ Layers / Merge / Merge all Layers

 

17/ Layers / Background Layer

 

18/ Selections / Load/Save Selection/ Load Selection from Disk / Selectie_HappyEaster20123_MP

 

Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal 20 / Opacity 50 / Blur 20 and Color black

Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical 0 / Horizontal -20 / Opacity 50 / Blur 20 and Color black

Selections/ Select None

 

19/ In your Materials Palette change the Background Color to white

Activate / Text Tool / Font / Easter Sunrise / size of your choice / make as vector

Type / Happy Easter

Layers / convert to Raster Layer

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

Effects / Plugins / Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact / Perspective Shadow (with these settings) / Settings: Drop Shadow Low / Basic (default settings)

Place at a nice spot

 

20/ Activate / 0_9f75c_46b7d85a_L (flowers and brush)

Edit / Copy / Paste as New Layer on your Image

Image / Resize 85% / Resize all Layers not checked and place right (see my example)

 

21/ Layers / New Raster Layer and Add your name/watermark

 

22/ Layers / Merge / Merge all Layers

 

File / Export as JPEG optimization

 

This lesson is over I hope you found it fun to create.

 

Here another picture of this lesson by me

 

http://www.marinettedesings.be/tutorials%2014/happy%20easter%202013%20purper.jpg

 

 

 This tutorial was written and conceived by MarinetteDesigns on February 10, 2013

 

 

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