Saturday, June 25, 2016

FTU - 4th of July

This tutorial was written my Miranda/Randi. Any resemblance to any other tag/tutorial is purely coincidental.  Please do not copy my tutorial and use it as your own. This tutorial was written using PSPX4.

Tube of Choice: I'm using the artwork of Robert Alvarado. You can find his work at CDO
FTU Scrapkit "BeachBashUSA" by Tasha's Playground. Get it HERE
My wordart, Just right click and save:

Muras Meister - Copies
Muras Meister - Tone
VM Toolbox - Trimosaic
Xenofex 2 - Constellation

Open a new image 700x250
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Muras Meister - Copies
Wallpaper (Rotate)
Change the number to 25

Duplicate tube layer
Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 5.00
Change Blend Mode to Hard Light

Duplicate tube layer
Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur Default settings
Mura's Meister - Tone
Change the type to Ramndom
Hit Ok
Change Blend Mode to Soft Light

On the original Muras copies tube layer
VM Toolbox - Trimosaic - Default settings
Adjust - Sharpen
Xenofex 2 - Constellation with these settings:
Star Size: 1.98
Size Variation: 50
Edge Star Density: 100
Overall Star Density: 0
Overdrive: 100
Twinkle Amount: 100
Keep Original Image Checked

Merge Visible.

Open fireworks1, fireworks2, fireworks3, and fireworks4
Copy and paste them as a new layer
Line them up along the banner. Any order is fine.

Copy and paste waves as a new layer
Move to the left
Duplicate - Image Mirror (or Flip horizontal)
Line the flipped waves up with the edge of the other
Merge down
Drop Shadow:
V Offset: 1
H Offset: -2
Opacity: 100
Blur: 2.00
Color: Black
And then again, reversing the v&h offsets

Copy and Paste my wordart and place on the left side

Copy and paste your tube
Resize if needed
Place on right side

Copy and paste both sparkles and place them however you like

Layers - New Raster Layer
Selections - Select all
Selections - Modify - Select Selection Borders:
Anti-Alias Checked
Width - 4
Flood fill with Color of choice

Adjust - add Noise
Monochrome checked
Add drop shadow

And that's it! Add your copyright info and name!
Would love to see your results!

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