Tic Tac Time

 

 

 

Materials can be found here

Filters - Unlimited 2.0 and Border Mania can be found here  

Thanks to the creators of the tubes and mask

Do not change the file names

 

Let's start

1/ Put your foreground color to #fae2a6 and back ground color to black and make a sunburst gradient - with these settings 

 

2/ Open a transparent image of 800 x 500 pixels and flood fill with the gradient

Layers - mask load/save - load mask from disk and find the mask - SN948_Verinha - with these settings

Adjust to canvas checked - luminance of source checked - all mask hide checked

Effects - texture effects - weave - with these settings

Effects - edge effects - enhance

Adjust - sharpness - sharpen

Effects - 3D effects - inner bevel - with these settings

 Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical and horizontal 3, opacity 60, blur 10 and color to black

 

3/ Make another gradient - linear - angle: 45 - repeats: 1 and invert checked

Layers - new raster layer and flood fill with the gradient

Effects - plug in filters - Unlimited 2.0 - Paper Texture - Canvas Fine - using default settings

Adjust - sharpness - sharpen

 Arrange one layer down in your layer palette

 

4/ Copy - randje ( tube is unknown to me) - paste as a new layer on your image - it is already at the right place

 Activate your selection tool - selection type: rectangle - mode: add - feather 0 - anti-alias: checked

Draw a square - see example below

Activate the second layer in your layer palette (mask layer) and press the delete key of your keyboard

Keep selection

 

5/ Layers - new raster layer 

Copy - LG-watch - paste in selection

Selections - select none

 Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical and horizontal 1, opacity 100, blur 0 and color to black

  Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical 15 and horizontal 0, opacity 50, blur 10 and color to black

 

6/ Copy - ChanelWatch01-Isa - paste as a new layer - put it nicely in the middle of the other watch

Activate your selection tool - selection type: circle - draw a circle around the clock

 

Selections - float

Selections - defloat

Selections - invert - and press the delete key on your keyboard

 Selections - select none

 

7/ Activate the top layer in your layer palette

 Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical and horizontal 1, opacity 100, blur 0 and color to black 

 

8/ Copy - Graça_Macêdo_BR_3143 - paste as a new layer on you image

Image - resize - 65% - DO not check resize all layers

Adjust - sharpness - sharpen then do this one more time

 Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical 15 and horizontal 0, opacity 50, blur 10 and color to black

 

9/ Add your watermark

Layers - merge - merge all

 

10/ Effects - plug in filters - BorderMania - Frame #2 - with these settings

 

11/ Activate your text tool and find a nice font - I have taken the font Bradley Hand ITC - size +- 72 and type Tic Tac Time Time at 4 different layers - give a drop shadow - place each word at a nice spot

 Put the opacity in your layer palette of the word Tac and second word Time to 50

 

12/  Layers - merge - merge all

 

 

13/ If you like... you can reduce your image to 500 pixels longest side.

 

14/ File - export - jpeg optimization

 

 

This tut is done

Have fun creating it

 

Written on may 14, 2009

 

© Marinette P

 

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