Transparent Geisha

 

SCA-TransparentGeisha-SCA

 

Tube of choice:
I am using
Geisha Faerie by Sandra Chang-Adair
Her tubes are available at Artistic Dreams Imaging

Filters:
Flaming Pear Flood
AAA Frame Transparent Frame
Alien Skin – Xenofex 2

Mask:
creation.tine_masque097 available
HERE

 

Pick a dark & a light (or contrasting colour) from your tube
I used Purple #452351 & I used green #452351

1.

New image 650 x 450
Fill with dark colour from your tube

2.

New raster layer
Fill with a light/contrasting colour from your tube

3.

Effects –> Geometric Effects –> Perspective – Horizontal
Distortion 70 –> Transparent ticked
Name this layer P1

4.

Effects –> 3D Effects –> Drop Shadow
-9, 17, 57, 15, Black
Duplicate layer –> Image Flip
Name this layer P2

5.

Stay on P2 layer
Effects –> Texture Effects –> Weave
5, 1, 65
Weave Colour green #452351, Gap Colour Purple #452351

Adjust –> Softness –> Soften

6.

Highlight P1 layer
Flaming Pear Flood
77, 10, 4, 61, 76, 43, 38, 0, 99, 53, 17
Repeat

7.

Copy & paste your tube
Move to the left of the canvas
Effects –> Image Effects –> Seamless tiling
Default settings

Layer Palette –> Set your blend mode to Dodge or one that suits your tag
Lower the opacity to around 70%

8.

Highlight the top layer
fill with your light/contrasting colour
Effects –> Texture Effects –> Weave
5, 1, 65
Change Weave Colour to Purple #452351 & Gap Colour to green #452351

9.

AAA Frame –> Transparent Frame
20, 0

Select all –> Modify –> Contract 25
Delete –> Select None

10.

Effects –> 3D Effects –> Drop Shadow
-9, 14, 67, 15, Black
Duplicate layer –> Image Flip

Merge down

11.

Copy & paste your tube as  a new layer
add a suitable drop shadow
I used the same settings as Step 4

Image –> flip
Lower opacity to 50%
Move/Drag below the original tube

12.

Highlight the tube copy
New raster layer –> Fill with white
Layers –> Load/Save mask from Disk
Choose creation.tine_masque097 from the drop down menu
Source Luminance, Fit to Canvas, Invert Transparency, Hide All Mask –> ticked

13.

Layer palette –> Merge group
Duplicate layer

14.

Xenofex 2 –> Constellation
50, 100, 1, 5, 83, 20
Twinkle rotation 90
Make selection transparent

15.

Add your Copyright, License, watermark & save your tag.

Thanks for trying my tut.
I love seeing your results, so if you would like to share with me
you can post them
HERE or HERE!

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