Friday, August 3, 2012

Yuvirae Forum Set - No Scrap

This tutorial was written by Twilight on 8/3/12. Any similarities to any other tutorials is purely coincidental.  

Supplies Needed:
Tube: I used the awesome art of Yuvirae. Please do not use with out a license! Get it at ArtisticallyInclinedLicensing
Muras Meister - Copies
VM Distortion - Circulator II

Open a new image 600 x 250

Copy/Paste your tube as a new layer

On the Orginal,
Effects - Muras Meister - Copies - Wallpaper (rotate) with the default settings
Duplicate Copies layer
On the top copies layer,
Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur - Default Settings
Set the blend mode to Screen

On the bottom copies layer,
Effects - VM Distortion - Circulator II
Ring Width: 6
Y-Start: 94
Rotation: 195
Mode: 234

Duplicate your tube again, twice
Move the two bottom tubes, one to the left and one to the right
Drag them below your radial blur layer
Set the Opacity to about 60

Add a small drop shadow to your tube

Select your pen tool
Line Style: Dashed
Width: 2
Foreground color: A color from your tube
Background: null

Holding down your Shift key, draw out a few lines ( I did mine randomly)
Adjust - Add/Remove Noise - Add Noise
-Monochrome Checked
Drag this layer under your tube layer

New raster layer above tube layer
Flood fill with color or gradient that matches your tube
Selections - Select All
Selections - Modify - Contract - 4
Hit delete
Add Noise (same settings as above)
I added a drop shadow to mine

Add your name and copyright info.

To make the avatar, I just opened a new image 150 x 180
I copy merged my forum tag and pasted it as new layer on the new image,
And added the border
Don't forget to add your license info to your avatar!

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