Thanks to Dennis for his cooperation in translating this tutorial

 

Materials you can find here http://www.marinettedesings.be/tutorials%2015_2/zippie.gif

Filters / Alien Skin / Eye Candy 5 Compact / VM Toolbox / AAA Frames you can find here

 

Thanks to Irene for the beautiful tube

Please leave the name and watermark intact of the creator

 

 

We will begin

 

1/ Put in your Materials Palette foreground Gold Pattern / Angle 0 and Scale 100 and background color to #b75fc6

 

2/ Open a Transparent Image of 750 x 750 pixels

Selections / Select All

 

3/ Activate the Image / lavender

Edit / Copy / Paste into Selection

Selections / Select None

Adjust / Blur / Gaussian Blur / Radius 10

 

4/ Effects / Image Effects / Seamless Tiling (with these settings)

Adjust / Blur / Gaussian Blur / Radius 10

 

5/ Activate / Preset Shape Tool (p) Ellipse (with these settings)

 

6/ Use Gold Pattern / settings are good / background color locked

Now draw a circle on your Image / start at 100 pixels left and finish at 650 pixels right and lower left

Leave the layer in the Layers Palette as Vector Layer

 

Activate / Magic Wand and select the circle

 

7/ Activate / tube / DI_tube exclusive Marinette1Purple

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

Selections / Invert

Press the delete key on your keyboard

Selections / Invert

 

8/ Layers / New Raster Layer

Put in your Materials Palette gold pattern on texture / raster (with these settings)

Fill the Selection with this Grid Texture

Selections / Select None

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

Move this Layer below the Vector Layer in your Layers Palette

 

9/ Activate the Vector Layer in your Layers Palette (circle)

Select your Text Tool/ Chose the Font / Baby Universe (with these settings)

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The colors in your Materials Palette are good, just remove the checkmark from texture

Layers / New Raster Layer

Now place the cursor on the circle and then you see a sign of the cross with under letter T and a loop (see screen shot below)

Type the phrase / Purple is the color of my hair and I like it!

Pull any Node slightly upward / see arrow / so that the circle is filled with the phrase

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Layer / Convert to Raster Layer

 

10/ Effects / Plugins / Alien Skin / Eye Candy 5 Compact / Glass (with these settings)

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11/ Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical & Horizontal 2 / Opacity 100 / Blur 0 and color black

 

 12/ Activate the bottom Layer in the Layers Palette

Layers / New Raster Layer

Effects / Plugins / VM Toolbox / Grid (with these settings)

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13/ Activate the Vector Layer in your Layers Palette (circle base form)

Activate the / Magic Wand and select the circle

Activate back the last layer in your Layers Palette (Grid layer) and press the delete key on your keyboard

Selections / Select None

 

14/ Second from the bottom Layer (Grid) is activated

Activate the Magic Wand / Mode Add

Select 2 grids in opposite corners (see my example)

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15/ Activate the bottom Layer in your Layers Palette

Effects / Texture Effects / Blinds (with these settings)

 

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

Selections / Select None

 

17/ Activate the Layer (Grid) and select 2 more grids in opposite corners with the Magic Wand

 

18/ Activate bottom layer in your Layers Palette

Effects / Texture Effects / Mosaic - Antique

Repeat Step 16 (Inner Bevel)

 

19/ Activate the Layer in your Layers Palette (Grid)

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

 

20/ Image / Add Borders / 2 pixels right and bottom / symmetric unchecked / color white )

 

21/ Image / Add Borders / 50 pixels / any color except white / symmetrical checked

Select this Border with your Magic Wand

Activate the Image / lavender

Edit / Copy / Paste into Selection

Adjust / Blur / Gaussian Blur / Radius 10

Keep Selected

 

22/ Layers / New Raster Layer and Flood Fill with the gold pattern with the Texture Grid

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Selections / Select None

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

 

23/ Effects / Plugins / AAA Frame Works / Transparent Frame (with these settings)

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24/ Selections / Select All

Selections / Modify / Contract 55px

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

Selections / Select None

25/ Activate / Balls edge (Border)

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

 

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

 

27/ Layers / Merge / Merge All

 

File / Export / JPEG optimization

 

This Lesson is finished

 

 

 

 

 

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