Open a 400 x 400 transparent image.
Selections/load save selection/ load selection from disk / settings: Frame (mallys) / source
luminance checked / replace selection checked / options none selected / load.
Material Palette choose a gradient / colour or pattern of your choice.
Tools / flood fill / fill the frame with your chosen material and click pan.
Effects / 3D Effects / Inner bevel / 2 / width 15 / image smoothness 20 /depth 6 /
Ambience 1 /Shininess 25 / Light color white / Angle 319 / Intensity 36 /Elevation 45 / Ok
Selections / select none.
Open a tube of your choice shift and d to copy close original tube.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer onto the frame.
Tools / deform / position the tube in the frame and click pan.
Layer palette drag the tube layer to the bottom and x out.
Tools / magic wand / settings / add (shift) / RGB value / tolerance 30 / sample merged and
contiguous checked / feather 2 /anti-alias ticked / outside.
Click inside the frame to activate the ants and click pan.
Add a new layer move it below your frame
Close original background.
Selections / select none.
Tools / deform / drag the nodes to make the background wider so that it fits better don’t
worry about over lapping slightly.
Layer palette drag the background layer to the bottom.
Un x the tube layer.
Activate the tube layer it should be the middle one.
Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow/ settings / v 0 / h 0 / op 50 / b 11 / black / ok.
Layer merge visible.
Image / resize / 85% / resize all layers unchecked.
Tools / deform / move the image up to the top of the canvas leave a small gap click pan.
Effects / 3d effects / settings / v 10 / h 10 / op 50 / b 11 / black / ok.
Open another tube of your choice shift and d to copy close original tube.
Copy and paste the tube as a new layer onto the merged image.
Tools / deform / position your tube and click pan.
Effects / v 1 / h 1 / op 50 / b 11 / black / ok.
Add both the tubes copyrights and watermark and layers / merge visible.
Layer palette / add a new layer / layers / arrange / send to bottom.
To this layer you can either add a colour / gradient or background of your choice.
Layers / merge visible.
Tools / text tool / vector / direction any / font any / size any / sw 0.
Material palette choose your colour set it in both boxes write your name and click apply.
Add a frame or border if you wish then save as give it a name and save type as JPEG.
This Tutorial was created and installed by ©Mally on Thursday 29 June 2006
Redone Sunday 25 March 2012
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