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

 

Materials you will find 

Filters / Mehdi / Graphics Plus / Deformation / you can find here

 

Thanks to the creators of the tubes

Let names and watermarks intact from their creators

http://www.reveries.fr/Banniere/bann4.gif

 


We begin

 

In your Layer Palette Foreground color to #90342d http://www.marinettedesings.be/../../AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/FrontPageTempDir/wpfsj1yi.gif and also on the Pattern Gold Pattern (with these settings)

http://www.marinettedesings.be/../../AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/FrontPageTempDir/wpkiylic.jpg

Set the Background to Pastel Pattern (with these settings)

http://www.marinettedesings.be/../../AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/FrontPageTempDir/wpttox09.jpg

1/ Open a Transparent Image of 800 x 500 pixels

Selections / Select All

 

2/ Activate and Copy the Image / Background happy new year 2013 / Paste into Selection

Selections - Select none

Adjust / Blur / Gaussian Blur (with these settings)

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Layers / Duplicate

Image / Flip

Mirror Image

Set the Opacity of this Layer to 50

Layers / Merge / Merge Down

 

3/ Effects / Plugins / Mehdi / Sorting Tiles (with these settings)

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Effects / Edge Effects / Enhance More

Effects / Edge Effects / Enhance

Effects / Plugins / Deformation / Mirror (default settings)

http://www.marinettedesings.be/../../AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/FrontPageTempDir/wp6fkrzm.jpg

Duplicate the Image by pressing the Shift key and d key on your keyboard and minimize your Image

We will need this later on

 

4/ Activate the previous Image

Selections / Load/Save Selection / Load Selection from Disk / selectie_Happy 2013_MarinetteDesigns New Year / with these settings

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Press the delete key on your keyboard

Keep Selected

 

5/ Layers / New Raster Layer

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

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Fill this Border with your Pattern http://www.marinettedesings.be/../../AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/FrontPageTempDir/wp6ni7sc.jpg

Keep Selected

 

6/ Layers / New Raster Layer

Fill the Selected Edge with your Foreground color http://www.marinettedesings.be/../../AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/Temporary%20Internet%20Files/FrontPageTempDir/wpfsj1yi.gif

Selections / Select None

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

Effects / 3D Effects / Inner Bevel (with these settings)

Close the eye of this Layer

 

7/ Activate the second Layer in your Layers Palette

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

8/ Activate and re/open the eye of the upper Layer

 Activate your magic wand and click in the middle of the squares
Selections - Modify - Expand -
With these settings

Activate and copy - background fireworks and paste as new layer on your image
Selections - Invert
Press the delete key on your keyboard

Selections - Select none
Layers - Arrange - Move Down

 

9/ Activate and Copy / Driehoekje_Happy New Year2013 / Paste as new Layer on your Image

Image / Offset (with these settings)

Layers / Duplicate

Image / Mirror

Layers / Merge / Merge Down

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

Effects / Texture Effects / Blinds (with these settings)

 

10/ Close the eye of the upper Layer

Layers / Merge / Merge Visible Layers

This is what your Layers Palette should look like

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11/ Activate the top Layer in your Layer Palette and reopen the eyelet

Selections / Select All

Selections / Float

Selections / Defloat

12/ Layers / New Raster Layer and Flood Fill the Selection with the Gold Pattern

Selections / Select None

Effects / Image Effects / Seamless Tiling (default settings)

Set the Blend Mode of this Layer to Burn

 

14/ Layers / Merge / Merge all Layers

 

15/ Activate and Copy / 129304187013_couples_nikita (torque) / Paste as new Layer on your Image

Image / Resize 70% / Resize all Layers not checked

 Set the opacity of this layer to 50 

Move Right and Down a little

 

16/ Activate and Copy / 1252518511_noel (bottle glass) / Paste as new Layer on your Image

Image / Resize 70% / Resize all Layers not checked

Move Down and Left

 

17/ Activate and Copy / 12283242448_divers (clock) / Paste as a new Layer on your Image

Effects / Image Effects / Offset (with these settings)

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

 

Set the Background Color to the Gold Pattern and Close the Foreground Color

 

18/ Activate / Text Tool / Font / Tipsy Giggles (with these settings)

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Type Happy New Year

Layers / Convert to a Raster Layer

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

Place at the top

 

Activate your Text Tool and type 2013

Move this to the bottom

Layers / Convert to Raster Layer

Add the same Drop Shadow

 

19/ Image / Add Borders / 30 pixels / color white / symmetrical checked

Activate your Magic Wand and Select the White Border

Activate the created Image that we have minimized, then Copy and Paste into Selection

Adjust / Blur / Gaussian Blur (same settings as before)

Selections / Invert

Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal 5 / Opacity 40 / Blur 5 and color black

Repeat the Drop Shadow but with Vertical and Horizontal -5

Selections / Select None

 

20/ Layers / New Raster Layer and add your watermark

 

21/ Layers / Merge / Merge all Layers

 

File / Export / JPEG optimization

 

This lesson is finished

 

I hope you found it fun to create

 

 

This tutorial was written and conceived by MarinetteDesigns on 13 December 2012

Marinette P

 

 

 

 

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