Faces


Faces


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to Tish - January 14, 2007


For this tutorial you will need:
Your own choice of tubes and colours
Filters Required: VM Extravaganza
FM Tile Tools
I have included the materials I used in the zip file
Download here

Open a Transparent Image 650 x 500

Foreground Colour #d5ccc5, Background Colour #c3b8be
Make a Foreground Background Gradient
Linear - Angle 135 - Repeats 0 - Invert not checked
Flood Raster 1 with Gradient - Same Layer - Add Noise 1% with Uniform checked
Same Layer - Effects - Texture Effects - Weave
Gap = 2, Width = 3, Opacity = 10, Weave Colour White, Gap Colour #c3b8be (background colour in Materials Palette).
Fill Gaps checked

Copy and Paste Faces Lace Edging as a New Layer
Use Mover Tool and place top edge of lace on 20 down

lace placement

Apply Drop Shadow
Vertical and Horizontal = 1, Opacity = 100, Blur = 3, Colour #844c57
Repeat Shadow with Minus 1 for Vertical and Horizontal

Duplicate Raster 2
Image Flip

Duplicate Copy of Raster 2
Image Free Rotate 90 degrees left and use the Mover Tool to place at 350 across the top

Highlight Raster 1
Copy and Paste Faces Edging Two as a New Layer
Use Mover tool to move upwards. See tag for placement

Duplicate Raster 3 and Flip

Merge all Layers Visible and Rename Background

merged visible

New Layer Selection Tool - Custom Selection
Top = 75, Left = 20, Right = 330, Bottom = 415
Flood with the Foreground Background Gradient
Add 1% Noise - Uniform
Leave Selection active

New Layer
Copy and Paste Abstract graphic into Selection
Lower Layer Opacity to 50
Leave Selection active
Apply VM Extravanganza Transmission
Mine was applied from Filters Unlimited with a Line Width = 30, Offset = 0, Contrast = 15
Same Layer
Apply FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss, default values
Selections None

Hide the bottom layer and merge remaining two layers visible
Apply Drop Shadow
Vertical and Horizontal = 5, Opacity = 50, Blur = 10 - Colour #400000
Repeat Shadow with Minus 5 for Vertical and Horizontal
Unhide Background Layer
Highlight Top Layer

New Layer Selection Tool - Custom Selection
Top = 75, Left = 390, Right = 630, Bottom = 415
Flood with Foreground Background Gradient
Add 1% Noise
Select None
Apply the same Drop Shadow (Vertical and Horizontal = 5 and Repeat with Minus 5)

Highlight the Merged Layer. (Stripes and colour)
Duplicate - Image - Resize by 50%

Free Rotate the smaller rectangle 90 degrees Right
In the Layer Palette move this layer above Raster 2
Use the Mover Tool to position in the bottom left corner of the right rectangle. *G*
Lower Opacity to 75%

Duplicate Copy of Merged Layer
Image - Resize by 60% - Free Rotate Left 45 degrees
This is what we have so far

result at this point

Open the Face image - Resize by 85%
Copy and Paste as a New Layer
Use Mover Tool to place at the left edge of the left rectangle

Duplicate and Mirror
Lower Opacity 70%
See Screenshot for placement. The shapes can be moved into suitable positions

result after adding faces

Merge all Layers Visible

Open the LNK bol groot (button). Resize 20%

We are going to keep all the buttons on the same layer by doing the following:
Copy and paste the resized button as New Layer
Move into the top left corner of the left rectangle
**Copy and Paste as a New Selection - Move into the next corner of the left rectangle
**Paste as a New Selection - Move into a bottom corner
**Paste as a New Selection - Move into the last corner of the left rectangle

**Paste as a New Selection - Move into a corner of the right rectangle
Leave the selection active and Resize by 80% (this layer only)
Use the Mover Tool to move over into a corner
**Copy and Paste as a New Selection - Move into a corner
**Paste as a New Selection - Move into a corner
**Paste as a New Selection - Move into a corner
Selections None

Change the Layer Opacity to 80%

after adding buttons

Open the Silmaril Baby Doll Perfume tube and resize by 50%
Copy and Paste as a New Layer
See tag for placement
Apply Drop Shadow
Vertical = 1, Horizontal = 5, Opacity = 50, Blur = 15, Colour #400000

Add a 2 pixel Symmetrical border. Colour #400000

Add watermark and any necessary Copyright information
Resize using Bicubic Resampling


Be creative, a tutorial is a guideline only so have fun



Alternate Images
Alternate result by KoKo







Page design by Carol

Some of the graphics used are from groups I belong to which share tubes and/or images.
They are used here for the purposes of this tutorial only.

Copyright infringement not intended