Thursday, July 25, 2013

FTU - Kenny K Forum Set


This tutorial is written of my own design. any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
 
SUPPLIES 
 
Template: I am using template 116 by Spawn. You can download here.
Tube of choice: I am using the artwork of Kenny K. You must have a license to use this artwork. Please do not use without a license.
Font of choice: I am using Exmouth
Filters/Plug Ins
DSB Bright Noise
Xero Radiance
Xero Cubism
Mura Meisters Copies
Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow Fat

Let's Get Started
 
Open template
Delete credits & border layers
Hide all layers except the main background
Highlight main background
Open your tube
C/P to workspace
Apply Mura Meisters Copies  Wall Paper Rotate with default settings
On your Tube layer 
Adjust - Blue - Motion Blur
Apply below settings
 
Duplicate layer 
Image - Mirror
Apply previous Motion Blur
Merge the blurred layers together
Effects - Distortion Effects - Curlicues
Apply below settings

Unhide all other layers
Highlight main background
Selections - Float - Defloat
Highlight blurred layers
Selections - Invert
Hit delete
Selections - None
Delete main background

Highlight horizontal lines
Selections Float Defloat
New Raster Layer
Flood Fill with color of choice
Selections None
Delete template layer
Highlight Flood filled layer
Apply DSB Bright Noise
Apply settings below
 
Add drop shadow of your choosing
 
Highlight Rectangles Background
Selections - Float - Defloat
New Raster layer
Flood fill with gradient colors from your tube
Selections - None
Delete template layer
 Open your tube again
C/P to workspace
Position into center of workspace
Apply Mura Meisters Copies 
Line - Change the number to desired number to fill the flood filled layer we just created.
Mine was 3
Highlight the flood filled rectangle layer
Selections Float Defloat
Highlight your tube layer
Selections Invert
Hit delete
Selections None
Apply Xero Cubism 
Apply the following settings

Highlight Rectangles Border
Selections Float Defloat
New raster layer
Flood fill with color of choice
Selections none
Delete template layer
Adjust - Add/Remove Noise - Guassian and 25
 
Open your tube again
C/P to workspace
Position into center of workspace
Apply Xero Radiance using the default settings
apply drop shadow of choosing
 
Highlight your blurred layer
Selections Float Defloat
Highlight tube layer
Selections Invert 
Hit delete
Selections None
 
Highlight blurred layer
Selections Float Defloat Modify Contract 6
Invert
New raster layer
Flood fill with gradient
Selections None
Adjust - Add/Remove Noise
Use previous settings
Drag this layer to the top
Still on new flood fill layer
Selections Float Defloat Modify Contract 3
Selections Invert
New raster layer
Flood fill with a solid color
Selections None
Merge with gradient layer
Apply eye candy 4000 gradient glow fat on the lowest setting
Apply drop shadow of choosing
Duplicate frame
Image - Mirror
Image - Flip
Merge down.
 
Add your name
Add your copyright
 
Avatar
 
Open new canvas 250x250
Just C/P layers from your tag to your avatar
Repeat above steps for your border
Add your name
Add your copyright
And your done!!
 
Here is another tag with a different tube
 

 
 
 

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