"Trellis Signature Tag"
tutorial was created June 03, 2004
You will need ~
Let's get started!
your tube, "Wildwhiteroses.psp"and duplicate it, (Window~Duplicate)
and close the original.
a new canvas
(File~New) Width 550, Height 400, Resolution 72.000,
to Edit~Paste as a new layer.
Go to Adjust~Brightness and Contrast~Brightness/Contrast and type in 13 for Brightness and 7 for Contrast. Click ok.
on Raster 1 in your layer palette. Using your Eye Dropper Tool,
hover over your flower petal. Right click to select a dark color as
your background color. Then choose a lighter color by left clicking
to add this color as your foreground color.
Using your Flood Fill Tool, left click to fill your Raster 1 layer with #EDECE4.
Go to Layers~New Raster Layer, you can name this layer "Trellis". Using your Flood Fill Tool again, left click to fill this layer with #EDECE4.
to Image~Rotate~Free Rotate. Direction "Left", Degrees check
"Free" type in "45", Check "All Layers",
leave the next one unchecked. This step will cause your canvas to enlarge
but we will crop it back later.
Go to Image~Crop to Selection. Now you should have your original canvas size back again.
Let's add a drop shadow to your Trellis. Go to Effects~ 3D Effects~Drop Shadow. Settings are Vertical and Horizontal "-4", Opacity "64" Blur "6" and Color "#7D8C76". Click ok.
In your Layer palette, click on Raster 2, which should be your tube layer. Apply your drop shadow again, but change the Opacity to "95" and the Blur to "13", Horizontal and Vertical are the same settings as before.
to Layers/New Vector Layer. Name this layer "text". Using
your Text Tool,
with these settings.....
we will add a little bevel to our text. Using the Selection Tool, same settings as before EXCEPT "check" Anti-Alias, draw a
selection around your text. Click on your text to select it. Go to Selections~Modify~Contract.
Type in "1" and click ok. Now go to Effects~3D Effects~
add a drop shadow to the text now. Go to Effects~3D Effects~Drop Shadow.
Same settings as we used for the tube shadow, except change the Blur
to "4". Click ok.
I hope you enjoying do this tutorial and like your results!