Fairy D-Luxe Forum Set

 

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Chasity-Fairy D-Luxe-FT-CIJ

 

Tube of choice:
I am using
Peacock Blue Fairy by Chasity I.James
Her images are available to buy at Artistic Dreams Imaging

Filters:
Carolaine & Sensibility (CS Filter)
AAA Frames
Both can be found at
Waldgeist

 

New image 650 x 250

1.

Make a linear gradient
Angle & Repeats 0, Invert unticked
Background a dark colour from your tube
Foreground a light colour from your tube
I used Dark #034277 & Light #5CCDE5

 

2.

Fill your background with your light colour
Deform tool
Hold your shift button & grab the top left corner
Drag across almost to the right hand side of the screen
(it won’t let you go right to the corner)
Name this layer: “Top”

Fairy D-Luxe 1

 

3.

Grab your move tool and drag down and to the left slightly

Add a drop shadow
I used 0, 0, 100, 9, Black
Duplicate –> Image –> Flip
Layer Palette –> Arrange –> Send to bottom
Name this layer: “Bottom”

Fairy D-Luxe2

 

4.

New raster
Fill with your gradient
Carolaine & Sensibility –> CS-HLines
35, 0, 10
Arrange –> Send to bottom

This is what you should have now:

Image2

 

 

5.

Duplicate “Top”
Image effects –> Seamless tiling –> Default settings
Layer Palette –> Blend Mode –> Soft Light

 

6.

Highlight “Top” again
Texture effects blinds
15, 100, #034277 (your dark colour)
Horizontal & Light from top both ticked
Image effects –> Seamless tiling –> Default settings

 

7.

Highlight your top layer
View –> Ruler
Selection tool –> Rectangle
Start about 10 pixels from the corner
Stop at 200 pixels across
And 230 pixels down

Fairy D-Luxe3

 

 

8.

New Raster –> Fill with your gradient
Keep Selected
AAA Frames –> Foto Frame
Default settings but change your width to 30
(Or one you like)
Keep selected

 

9.

Selections –> Modify –> Contract 30
(or whatever width you used for your frame)
Copy & paste your tube as a new layer –> resize if needed
Selections invert –> delete –> Selections –> none
Layer palette –> blend mode on tube to Soft Light
or one that suits your tag
Add drop shadow to the frame layer

 

10.

Highlight your top layer
Copy & paste your tube as a new layer
Image –> Mirror
Add a drop shadow
Window –> Duplicate
Minimise the duplicate image (this is for your avatar)

 

11.

Image add border –>1 pixel –> your dark colour
Image add border –>1 pixel –> your light colour
Image add border –>10 pixel –> your dark colour
Image add border –>1 pixel –> your light colour

 

12.

Selections –> Modify –> Contract 12
Selections –> Invert
Drop shadow –> same settings used earlier
Drop shadow again

 

13.

Add your copyright,license, watermark and save

 

14.

Open the duplicate
Highlight the layer with the frame
Crop tool –> Layer Opaque

Fairy D-Luxe4

 

15.

Add your Copyright, License, & save as png

 

I love seeing your results, so if you would like to share with me
you can post them
HERE or HERE!

About Shelli

Our kids left home, so we did too! My partner and I are currently working our way around Australia. We have been on the road for over 2 years now and love EVERY minute of it. I am a passionate amateur photographer. I wish one day to sell some of my work but I feel I still have a long way to go. It gives me something to aim for anyway :D
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