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Original tutorial here
Thank you Lorna for allowing me to translate your tutorials.



Mallu,Marcio C, Patries and Lamanouche created the tubes used here.
Thanks to all of you


May I point out that the tubes used here are strictly for personal use.
Do not change their names and watermarks and do not upload them on other websites.
Should you need to use these tubes for any other use than personal,
please contact the tubers first for permission.



You will need the supplies here
Save the mask in your mask folder

  1. Open and duplicate the tubes. Close originals


  2. Open a new image 650x450 px, transparent Select 2 colours from one of the tubes = foreground : light - background : a darker one
    I used #F7CAA5 and #A35F2D
    Fill the image with the dark colour


  3. Open the tube Bridge_art. Right click => copy
    Paste as new layer on your working image
    Move it to the right as far as the streetlamp


  4. Layers palette => duplicate. Image => mirror
    Both parts of the bridge meet up.
    Stay on the duplicated layer
    Layers palette => move down
    Effects => Edge effects => enhance
    Layers palette : opacity 67% - move the bridge to the right (see the tag)


  5. Open the tube MC3118 - right click => copy
    Paste as new layer on your working image. Resize to 75%
    Move the tube in the upper right corner. In the layers palette move down the bridge layer
    Layers palette => opacity 87% - blend mode : luminance


  6. Open the tube MC3140 - right click => copy
    Paste as new layer on your working image. Resize to 66%
    Move the tube in the left. In the layers palette move down the bridge layer
    Layers palette => opacity 18% - blend mode : luminance (legacy)


  7. Effects => 3D effects => drop shadow with the following settings


  8. Effects => edge effects : enhance

  9. Go back to the upper layer.
    Open the tube MC3140 - right click => copy
    Paste as new layer on your working image. Resize to 65%
    Image => mirror. Move the tube down to the left


  10. Effects => 3D Effects => drop shadow (same settings as above - colour #ffffff)


  11. Open the tube Mallu.access.34 - right click => copy
    Paste as new layer on your working image. Resize to 40%
    Move the tube between the woman and the clown
    Layers palette => opacity 59% - blend mode : luminance (Legacy) - Merge visible


  12. Add a new raster layer. Fill it with the light colour
    Layers => load/save mask => load mask from disk : Tori Mask 12


  13. Layers => merge => merge group

  14. Effects => 3D Effects => drop shadow with the following settings


  15. Repeat with vert./hor. -2

  16. Effects => 3D effects => inner bevel with the following settings


  17. Layers palette => merge => merge visible


  18. With the font ZanerianTwo (colour of the background) write your initial
    Effects => 3D Effects => drop shadow vert./hor 1 - opacity 100 - blur 1 - colour #100
    Apply the drop shadow again
    Palette layers => merge all (flatten)


  19. Image => add borders = 2 px dark colour
    Image => add borders = 2 px light colour
    Image => add borders = 2 px dark colour


  20. File => export as jpeg optimiser


You are done !
I hope you enjoyed doing this tutorial.

Translated by Silmaril, August 28th, 2008.

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