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Monday, November 28, 2011

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This Tutorial was written on November 28th, 2011 by Ashly
It is of my own creation and any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Please do not copy and do not post elsewhere.
This tutorial is written as if you have a general knowledge on how to use the program.

***What you'll need***
Program of Choice.
I am using Photoshop CS5

Tube of choice.
I am using the artwork of FoursXsDesigns
You must purchase her work for use and you can do so HERE

Waiting For Tonight Template by Me
You can download that HERE

Mask of Choice
I am using BigMask_001 by Vix
You can find her masks HERE

Brushes of Choice
I am using three different ones.
Two are butterfly trails I got from Obsidian Dawn
Which you can find HERE
The other I can't remember where I got
It's a Bokah brush though

Filters Needed
Xero – Porcelain
Xero – Radiance
MuRa's Meister – Copies
VM Toolbox – Blast
Xero – Fritallary
Simple – Half wrap

~*~*~ Let's Get Started~*~*~

Open your template.
Delete the credit layer
Delete the two circle layers.

Image → Canvas Size
I increased both by 100 just to give a bit more working room.

Take your Rectangle Marquee, go to your tube (I'm using the platinum one for this tutorial) and zoom in on either her thigh or her stomach area and using it select a decent sized square (it'll still be small).

Ctrl + C
Open a new canvas 200px by 200px
Ctrl + V
Image → Trim
Top left pixel color, all boxes checked.

Filter → Simple → Half Wrap
Take your clone stamp and blend in the lines in the middle a bit.
Edit → Define Pattern
Now go to your original Canvas, Ctrl + Click on the thumbnail of the rectangle
Add a new layer.
Using your flood fill tool, change the mode from foreground to pattern.
In the drop down box select the pattern we just made and then fill your selection on the new layer with this.

Filter → Blur → Motion Blur
Angle of 0 and strength of 100.

Filter → VM Toolbox → Blast
Strength of 101

Duplicate this layer and merge down.
Select your rectangle again, invert the selection and click delete on it.
Invert your selection back.
Selection → Modify → Expand, by 4
Change your flood fill tool back to foreground and choose a darker color from your rectangle you made just a second ago and fill a new layer under it in your selection with this color.

Filer → Noise → Add Noise
Amount – 10%

Add A drop shadow to this layer.

Go to your close up tube, copy and paste it onto your canvas.
Resize and reposition so it's where you'd like it on your canvas.
I flipped mine horizontally.
Once you're happy with where the first one is at.

Filer → MuRa's Meister → Copies
Line, all at default but change the number to about 4 or 5

Select your rectangle again and invert the secletion.
On your new tube line layer press delete.
Duplicate the tube layer.
On the top one.
Filter → Blur → Gaussian Blur
Radius of 5.
Change the blend mode to Soft light.
On the bottom one change the blend mode to luminosity, opacity set at 50%
Delete the original black rectangle layer.

Go to the star layer in your layers pallate.
Select it as we did with the rectangle.
Select → Modify → Expand, by 3
Flood fill with color of Choice.
Filter → Noise → Add Noise, Same as before.
Add a drop shadow to this layer

Using your close up tube again, copy and paste onto you canvas once more.
Filter → MuRa's Meister → Copies
Wallpaper Rotate, all at default.
I did this twice to get the coverage I wanted.
Filter → Blur → Motion Blur.
Angle 50, Distance 50
Select the Star again.
Invert the selection and on the layer we're working with press delete.

Add your close up again.
I once again flipped mine horizontally
Resize and reposition so it's in the star where you want it.
Select the star, invert and delete once you're happy with it.
Change the blend mode to Luminosity and the opacity at 50%.
Delete your original star layer

Copy and Paste your full body tube into your canvas.
Resize and reposition to your liking.
Once you're happy with that.
Add a drop shadow of choice.
Filter → Xero → Porcelain
All at default except the blue channel, slide all the way left to 0.

Filter → Xero → Radience
something subtle that just brights the tube up a bit.

Filter → Sharpen → Unsharp Mask.
All at default.

Select each of the three rectangles and flood fill on a new layer with color of choice.
If you need to merge them all.
Filter → Xero → Fritallary.
5, 49, 100, 52

Select the three
Select → Modify → Expand, by 2
Flood fill with color and add noise as before.
Add a drop shadow.

Add a new layer just about your white background.
Flood fill with color of choice.
I used a blue from the aqua version of the tube just to give it some more color.
Apply your mask here.
I lowered my opacity to 70% here.

Add a new layer above your mask layer add the brushes you'd like too.

Change the wordart to your likign, recoloring and adding which effects you'd like.

Add your name.

Image → Trim
Top left pixel color, all boxes checked.

Resize if you'd like to.

****Most Important***
Add your copyright information.

If you're happy with your tag save to your liking and you're done!!!

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