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Post by Janet on Sun Nov 02, 2008 11:27 am


Written for my daughter on her birthday

You will need a gradient of choice and a trim
Open a new canvas 400 x 400 transparent
In material pallette, find your gradient.
Change all the settings to look like this

Click on your Lasso tool, settings like this

Now Draw point to point around the plain blue area

Hit delete on keyboard, Selections / select none
Effects / distortion effects / polar coordinates, these settings

On layer pallette / duplicate,
Image / mirror
Layers / merge / merge visable
On layer pallette / duplicate
Image / flip
With mover tool, move this layer to cover other one
Layers / merge / merge visable
Now your canvas is bigger than you need so crop around image

Layers / new raster layer
Layers / arrange / send to bottom
Find your gradient and change settings

Flood fill bottom layer

Layers / merge / merge visable
On your tube, right click / copy
On canvas, right click / paste as a new layer
You may have to move a little to get right position
Effects / 3D effects / drop shadow, these settings

Layers / merge / merge visable
Now you are ready to add your text in font and colour of your choice

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial

This tutorial was written by ©Janet on 2nd January 2006.
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purley coincidental.
You may Link to this tutorial, and / or print for your personal use only.
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