Monday, 24 June 2013

DISTURBIA - FTU supplies tut and snags

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you will need the stunning artwork of Ted Hammond
you will need to purchase a licence to use this artists work HERE
template 22 by Scrapity Scrap HERE
Plugins VM Toolbox - Grid
 Plugins- Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Electrify
if you dont have it just google it and install it
a fat font of choice, I used Crimes Times Six font get it free HERE
A gradient of choice, I used Freeze from Nansons HERE
find more HERE HERE or HERE
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open up a new canvas the template number 22

make the top slats layer the active layer and go to Layers - merge down 
so all the slats are on the same layer,

then go to selections - selections all - selections float
then Selections - Modify - Expand by 1
add floodfill with gradient of choice

go to Selections-  selections none


next make the circle layer the active layer
 Go to Selections - selections all - selections float then then add gradient of choice as a new layer
 I used one called freeze from Nansons

then while this layer is still selected go to Selections - Promote selection to layer
then go to Effects-  Plugins- VM Toolbox - Grid 
use the following settings
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next, copy and paste tube twice as a new layer (each time)
then go to selections invert and hit delete key for both tube layers to remove the excess
go to selections none

then  go to Layers - merge down
this will merge both tube layers onto 1 layer

then change the blend mode of the tube layers in the circle to Overlay
do this by going to Layers -  properties - change the pop up box from normal to overlay

duplicate this tube layer
(it will make it appear a deeper colour)

next merge the 3 squares layers together
 (not the border squares just the background ones)
go to click on the top square layer and go to Layers -  Merge down (twice)

next make the squares layer the active layer
 Go to Selections - selections all - selections float then then add gradient as a new layer


then while this layer is still selected go to Selections - Promote selection to layer
then go to Effects-  Plugins- VM Toolbox - Grid 
use the same settings as before 
next, copy and paste tube as a new layer 
then go to selections invert and hit delete key to remove the excess
go to selections none


then change the blend mode of the tube layers in the squares to Overlay
do this by going to Layers -  properties - change the pop up box from normal to overlay
 add main tube, resize by 80%
add a drop shadow

Write the text DISTURBIA in capitals with the Crimes Times Six font
 settings - size 100 set to bold.
background colour set to white / forground null

add a drop shadow

then duplicate the text, and on the bottom text layer
go to Effects - Plugins- Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Electrify
with these settings 

 photo disturbiaelectrify.png


you can change the glow colour to match your tube if you like..

then go to Layers - merge down to merge the 2 text layers so they dont move about.

add your artist copyright and your name
and save your tag.

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