Thursday, 15 October 2015

Beauty in Darkness



For this tutorial you will need

A tube of choice, I am using the art of Anna Marine to use this tube
you will need to purchase it from The Creative Design Outlet here

The beautiful  IB Lorenzo Sperlonga 2015 kit by the talented Ladyhawwk here

Mask 32 by Ria here - Mask 54 by Tonya here


Open a blank canvas 600 x 600, flood fill with white. go to selection select all, add a new raster layer.

Open paper 2, copy and paste into selection, selections, select none. go to layers, save/load mask, load mask from disk, apply mask54 by Tonya with the following settings, source luminance checked, fit to canvas checked, hide all mask checked, go to layers, merge, merge group. 

Go to layers, duplicate then to adjust, add/remove noise, add noise, apply to the duplicate layer with the following settings Monochrome checked, random, set noise to 20%.

Open paper 4, go to resize, resize by 600 x 600 pixels, smart size, all layers checked, copy and paste onto your canvas, go to layers, save/load mask, load mask from disk, select Masks32_zpsedzzp7cp, apply with the same settings as before,go to layers, merge, merge group.

Open Ele 15, copy and paste as a new layer, go to layers, resize, resize by 70%, smart size, resize all layers unchecked. move slightly to the left of the canvas as shown below.


Go to layers, properties and rename this layer Leaves.

Open Ele 11, copy and paste as a new layer, go to layers, resize, resize by 75%, same settings as before.

Open Ele 9 , copy and paste as a new layer, go to layers, resize, resize by 45%,move to the bottom left of the ring, add the following drop shadow, H 6, V -6, opacity 65, blur 8, color black, use these settings throughout this tutorial.

Open Ele 4, copy and paste as a new layer, go to layers, resize, resize by 55%, position at the right of the canvas, add a drop shadow.

Open Ele 2, copy and paste as a new layer, go to layers, resize, resize by 45%, position to your liking, add a drop shadow.

open your tube of choice, resize and position to your liking, go to layers, duplicate, move the original layer above the Leaves layer, with the duplicate layer active, select the eraser tool, default, size 32, erase any part of the tube that you want hidden at the bottom. add a drop shadow to the original layer.

I added digital camera noise removal in adjust, photo fix to my duplicate tube layer with default settings twice

Add your name, resize if needed add your copyright info. delete the bottom white layer, your done!








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