Thursday, October 24, 2013

Asian Fairy Old School Tutorial

This tut was made using PSP9
Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Supplies Needed:
Tube of choice. I used one by Heidi Drake. 
You need a license to use this tube. You can purchase this tube at Artistically Inclined Licensing.

Mask of choice, I used WSL_Mask106 from Weescotslass Creations.

Font of choice, I used Fable Smooth (PTU  Font).

My Word Art: Download here

Plugins needed:
Mura Meister - Copies
Xero - Porcelain
Xenofex - Constellation
Mehdi - Weaver


New image 650x650 Transparency. We can crop and make the tag smaller at the end.

Pick a dark color from your tube. I chose #2a2d3d
Click on your Eclipse Tool width 8 Foreground #2a2d3d and background transparent.
Draw a medium to large sized circle.
Objects, Align, Center in Canvas. Convert to Raster.

Open tube copy and paste as a new layer.
Effects, Plugins, Mura Meister - Copies. Settings as pictured below:

Adjust, Blur, Motion Blur: Angle 45 and Strength 40.
Effects, Plugins, Mehdi - Weaver. Settings as pictured below:

Effects, Edge Effects, Enhance More.
Move this layer below your circle frame layer.
Take your Magic Wand: Feather and Tolerance 0 click inside your circle.
Selections, Modify, Expand 5.
Selections, Invert. Click on your background layer and hit the delete key on your keyboard.
Sections, None.

Go back to your frame layer. Effects, 3D Effects - Inner Bevel: Settings as pictured below

Effects, Plugins, Eye Candy 4000- Gradient Glow. Glow Width 5 Color White.

Open your tube copy and paste as a new layer. Look at my tag above for placement.
Effects, Plugins, Xero - Porcelain. Settings as pictured below:

Add a drop shadow of your choice.

Open the word art copy and paste as a new layer. Look at my tag above for placement.
Move this layer below your tube layer.

Add a new Raster Layer. Move this layer below your background layer.
Pick a color from your tube and make it the foreground color. I chose: #6e5b40
Flood Fill this layer with your Flood Fill Tool.
Layers, New Mask Layer, choose WSL_Mask106 from the list click ok and Merge Group.

Click on your background layer.
Effects, Plugins, Xenofex - Constellation. Settings as pictured below:

At this time you can crop and make your tag smaller.
Add your copyright information and text.


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