Mieke, heel erg bedankt voor je toestemming om deze mooie les te mogen vertalen.

Thank you Mieke, for your permission to translate your beautiful tutorials.

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For this lesson you need the following plugins:

Filter Factory M - Loom

Tormentia - CrissCross

You can download the plugins

Place or install the plugins in your Plugin folder.


you can download the materials.

It contains: 1 tube.


The tube is by ©Nadine.

Thank you so much for your beautiful tube.


Step 1

Set your foreground color to #be572b.

Set your background color to #ecd2ac.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Foreground-background' - Linear - Angle 90 - Repeats 0 - Invert checked.

Open a white image of 500 x 500 pixels.

Flood fill this image with your gradient.

Effects - Plugins - Filter Factory M - Loom: 16 - 136.

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Step 2

Click on your Selection tool - Rectangle.

Custom selection - with these settings:

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

Effects - Plugins - Tormentia - CrissCross - with these settings:

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Selections - Select none.

Image - Rotate - Free rotate - Right - 45.

Effects - Image effects - Seamless tiling - with these settings:

Effects - 3D effects - Inner bevel - with these settings:

Step 3

Layers - Duplicate.

Image - Resize - 85% - All layers not checked.

Again: Layers - Duplicate.

Image - Resize - 80% - All layers not checked.

You now have 4 layers in total.

Step 4

Copy tube 'Nadine 281'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Activate your Eraser - Size 100 - Hardness 33.

Erase carefully the bottom of your tube.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 50 - Blur 10 - color black.

Step 5

Layers - New raster layer.

Text at your choice.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Save your crea as a jpg file and you're done!


I hope you enjoyed making this lesson.

Hugs Mieke


This lesson was written by Mieke.

This lesson is and remains the property of Mieke.

You are not allowed to copy or distribute her lessons without her written permission.

All her lessons are self designed ... so any agreement is purely coincidental.


Translated by Zial on August 2, 2015




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