Remember to save often!
Open MarieL2006mai_abstract01t.pspimage and copy this onto your
workspace (Don't worry about the size, we'll be dealing with this at the
end of the tutorial O;)
Close the original template so you can use at a later date.
Add a new layer and drag to bottom and flood fill with white
Duplicate the template
Close the duplicate template
Working with your original template which should be layer two
Choose a nice colour from your tube, I used #5d936c
Effects, Art Media Effects, Brush Strokes with these settings:
This is what your image should look like now:
Hide both template layers
Highlighting your bottom (white) layer add new layer
Add some grungy and splodgy type brushes using various colours from your
Unhide all layers
Open up your MarieL2006avril_vector01t.pspimage and set aside, we'll be
using this in a moment
Magic wand with these settings:
Click inside the first frame, the one to the left:
Bring up your tube, copy
Paste as new layer on your template layer
Adjust your tube to your liking, on this one I used the tubes midriff
Selections, Invert then hit delete once, this is what it should look
Repeat this for both frames using different parts of your tube:
Add a drop shadow to your top template using these settings:
Ok, nearly finished now...we are going to add our text, so hit on your
text tool and choose a nice script font.
I used AL Sandra
Size 72 and vector checked
Using your vector tool on your text, re-adjust your text, tilting it to
the left so it looks like it is balancing on the line on your template:
Add the same drop shadow as you did with your template.
Add all your watermarks and copyright information.
Layers, Merge All
At this point you can add a border if you wish, I added one so it looked
better against the black for this tutorial.
I picked a light colour from my tube and used symmetrical 2
Image, resize by 75%