Angelina

This tutorial was written by Fiona Pomfrett on 17th August 2010
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is coincidental. Do not copy and paste this tutorial anywhere on the net.
Scripting and translating of this tutorial is strictly forbidden.

Supplies needed:
PSP – I used X3 but this will work in any version
Close Up Tube/Image of your choice
Font/s of your choice
Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow
Mura’s – Copies
VM Extravaganza – Transmission
Template 35 by Yvette, Grab from her blog Here

I used the awesome artwork of Anthony Guerra, I purchased this image when Anthony was with CILM, he is now with CDO
Please do not use Anthony’s work without purchasing a license first.

Let’s Start

Open Yvette’s template, press shift + D to duplicate
You can now close the original
Delete the copyright layer
Activate the black rectangle layer
Copy and paste your tube/image of choice as a new layer
Rename Tube 1
Activate the black rectangle layer again
Selections, All, Float, Defloat
Selections, Invert
Activate your Tube 1 layer and press delete
Selections, None

Duplicate your Tube 1 layer
Rename the copy Screen
Adjust, Blur, Gaussian Blur – Radius set to 9
Change the blend mode of this layer to screen
Activate black rectangle again
Selections, All, Float, Defloat
Selections, Invert
Activate your Screen layer and press delete
Selections, None
Move this canvas to one side for now

Open a new canvas 600×600
Copy and paste your tube/image as a new layer
Effects, Plugins, Mura’s – Copies
Choose Wallpaper (Rotate) – default settings
Adjust, Blur, Motion Blur

Repeat the Motion Blur again
Effects, Edge Effects, Enhance
Repeat Enhance again
Copy and paste this image as a new layer onto your main canvas
You want this layer ABOVE your screen layer
Rename Colour

Activate your black rectangle layer
Selections, All, Float, Defloat
Selections, Invert
Activate your Colour layer and press delete
Selections, None
Change the blend mode to Color (Legacy)

Grab your text tool and choose a chunky font – I used Impact
Foreground set to null, Background set to black
Create as vector and anti-alias both checked
Add a work that matches your tube – I added SEXY
Position inside the frame
Use the nodes to stretch your text out so it fits almost the whole frame
When happy convert to raster
Rename Sexy Text
Change the blend mode to Overlay
Move this layer below your colour layer

Activate the circles layer
Grab your selection tool set to rectangle
Draw a selection around the top circle

Using your manual colour correction tool
To find this go to View – Customise – UnUsed Commands – Manual Colour Correction – Drag the icon onto your toolbar
With your manual colour correction tool open
Left click on the circle, this will set the colour of the circle in the top box
Now right click on a colour in your image, this will set the colour in the bottom box
Top box = old colour / Bottom box = Colour you want it to be

Selections, Invert
Repeat the colour correction but change it for a different colour
Selections, None
Duplicate your circles layer
On the duplicate
Effects, Plugins, VM Extravaganza, Transmission

Lower the opacity down to about 36

Using the manual colour correction tool
Recolour the Merged & bottom rectangles to match your tube
Once recoloured
Activate the bottom rectangle layer
Effects, Texture Effects, Weave –
Gap Size – 1 / Opacity – Between 1 & 10 / Weave & Gal Colour – White
You will need to fiddle with the width settings until you are happy with the result
Activate your frame layer and add a drop shadow of choice
V & H – 0 / Opacity – 50 / Blur – 8 / Colour – of your choice

Select your text tool and choose a font of choice – I used Passion Conflict (pay font)
Foreground set to null, Background to a colour to match your image
Create as vector and anti-alias both checked
Add your name
Position where happy, use the nodes to adjust the size and angle if needed
When happy, convert to raster

Effects, Plugins, Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow

Add a drop shadow of choice – I used
V & H – 3 / Opacity – 50 / Blur – 8 / Colour – of your choice
Add your artists copyrights and your own taggers watermark
Save as a jpg or
Delete the white background and save as a png
All Done Smile

Another sample using the awesome artwork of Dark Yarrow


Tutorial registered with TWinc

One thought on “Angelina”

  1. Wow Fi, its way after midnight here in aussie now lol but when I saw this tut it just grabbed me and I had to sit and do it now! I love it ty so much.
    Hugssssss Suz

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