Happy Easter

Elvira, thank you very much for your permission that I may translate your tutorials.

 

Unfortunately her site is no longer online.

 

For this lesson you need the following plugin:

VM Extravaganza - Ray Transmission

You can download it

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 3 tubes - 1 font.

 

One tube is by Fly.

The other tubes are unknown to me.

If they are yours, please let me know so I can give your the proper credit.

 

Step 1

Open a transparent image of 650 x 450 pixels.

Set your foreground color to #d3e2a2.

Set your background color to #f3e79c.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Linear' - Angle 45 - Repeats 3.

Flood fill your image with the gradient.

Effects - Texture effects - Weave - with these settings:

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Step 2

Copy tube 'fly-ost18'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it in the middle of your image.

Effects - Plugins - VM Extravaganza - Ray Transmission - default settings - click OK.

Step 3

Paste as a new layer on your working image (the tube is still in the memory).

Place it exactly over the first tube - see example.

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 7 - Opacity 14 - Blur 10 - color black

Step 4

Copy tube am-divider5'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it on top.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

see main image for placement.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Activate your merged layer.

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Layers - Duplicate (layers of dividers).

Image - Flip - now there is one at the bottom.

Step 5

Copy tube 'kuiken'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it in the lower left corner.

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Back to tube 'kuiken' (chicken).

Image - Mirror.

Edit - Copy - Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it like example.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror .

Step 6

Activate your Text tool - I used font 'Avalanche Script TT' - see my image at the bottom of this tutorial (it's in the zip).

Type your text.

Add your watermark.

Merge all layers (Flatten).

Step 7

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - 10 pixels - background color.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - foreground color.

Save it as a JPG file and you're done!

 

I hope you enjoyed making this lesson :-)

 

This lesson can not arrive at groups without my permission.

I certainly don't like copying.

If you want to link my lesson, please mail me.

Love Elvira

 

Translated by Zial on April 18, 2011

 

 

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