He Holds My Heart

 

Kyra-HeHoldsMyHeart-KW

 

Tube of choice:
I am using Bert & Emmy by Kyra Wilson
Her tubes are available to buy at Artistic Dreams Imaging
You will need a very large tube or a tube with a close up

Filters Used:
Mura Meister Copies
Alien Skin Xenofex 2 Constellation

My preset – TL-Preset-BE
download HERE

 

1.

New canvas 750 x 285
Copy & Paste the TL-Preset-BE file as a new layer
re-colour to suit your tube

 

2.

Paste your tube as a new layer
Image Effects –> seamless tiling
Factory defaults

 

3.

Mura Meister Copies
*Line –> Default settings
Apply again if needed so your entire canvas is covered
Name this layer Background

 

4.

Highlight TL-Preset-BE layer
Selections –> Select all
Float –> Defloat
Highlight the Background layer
Promote selection to layer

 

5.

Layer palette –> Blend mode
Set this to Luminance (Legacy) or one that suits your tag
Add a drop shadow
I used 0, 0, 100,8 Colour #394855

 

6.

Duplicate this layer
Xenofex 2 Constellation
Settings
Select Big Gaseous stars
Change the fill colour to a dark colour from your tube
I used: #0065A4
Change the blend mode to Overlay
lower the opacity to suit your tag
Mine is set to 80%

 

7.

Back to the Background layer
Effects –> Artistic Effects
Contour –> Default settings
Change the colour to a contrasting colour from your tube
I used: Pink #AF2A52

Adjust –> Softness
Soft Focus –> Factory Defaults

 

8.

Effects –> Artistic Effects
Contour –> Default settings
Change the colour to a contrasting colour from your tube
I used:  Gold/Brown #CE9A31

Adjust –> Softness
Soft Focus –> Factory Defaults

Image Mirror (optional)
Layer palette –>Arrange –> Send to bottom


 

 

9.

Highlight the Background layer
Copy & paste your tube
Move under the part circle shape – Resize
Erase any parts showing on the left & right hand sides


 

10.

Highlight top layer
Copy & paste your larger image & move to the left of your tag
Add a drop shadow
I used 0, 0, 100,8 Colour #394855

 

11.

Add your copyright, license & watermark
**If tag is being used as a timeline cover do not add a URL
**If tag is being used as a timeline cover do not put copyright, name or text in bottom left where the avatar will cover it.
Your tag is ready to save.

 

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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