Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Everybody Needs Somebody



Supplies needed:

Tube of choice - I am using Black Pearls tube from the delightful Zindy
you can purchase her tubes from her store Zindy Zone
Wordart of choice - I used THIS freebie from Escape From Reality
Font of choice - I used Century Gothic

Filters: 
Penta.com - jeans & VTR2
Eye Candy 4000 - Gradient glow
Toadies - What are you
Xero - Radiance

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OK lets begin!!


Note:  c/p = copy and paste as new layer
d/s = dropshadow 2,5,50,8,black



Open blank canvas 800 x 800
floodfill white

preset shapes tool
rectangle, background colour a light one from your tube
draw out a long rectangle vertically in the middle of your canvas
convert to raster

duplicate
resize by 80
move to the left so there is a gap between the two rectangles
duplicate, image, mirror

duplicate
resize by 60 (do not move)
duplicate, image, mirror

now add a white gradient glow to each rectangle layer

make large rectangle active
select all, float, defloat, contract by 3, invert
c/p tube 
position to your liking and hit delete on your keyboard
deselect

make left medium rectangle active
select all, float, defloat, contract by 3, invert
c/p tube, resize by 80
hit delete, deselect
duplicate tube, image, mirror
layers, arrange, move up

make right small rectangle active
select all, float, defloat, contract by 3, invert
c/p tube
hit delete, deselect
duplicate tube, image, mirror, 
layers, arrange, move up

now go back and d/s all your rectangle layers

make first tube layer active (the main one)
effects, penta.com - jeans default settings
duplicate
effects, xero, radiance default settings

make left medium tube active
change blend mode to luminance legacy
effects, penta.com - vtr2
distance 49, width 1, contrast 169, ghost 0

repeat for right medium tube

choose your wordart 
c/p as new layer, position to your liking
select all, float, defloat, 
new raster layer
floodfill with a gradient made from two colours from your tube
new raster layer
expand selection by 1
floodfill with a dark colour from your tube
deselect
layers, arrange, move down
add a white gradient glow to the dark outline and d/s
delete original wordart layer

delete white background layer
merge visible
duplicate
effects, toadies, what are you
default settings
layers, arrange, move down

add your name and copyright
merge visible
crop and save as png

Thats it your done!!


Tutorial written by Mizteeque on 25th Jan 2015
Written in psp9 but any version should work
any similarity to other works is purely coincidental and unintentional

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