My Heart



My Heart

Supplies needed

Tube of choice
Font of choice(I used Ma Sexy)
Simple - Quick Tile
Xero - Radiance
My masks - Supplied
My Word Art - Supplied
Supplies - here

I used the beautiful art of Elias Chatzoudis. You must purchase a licence to use his art which can be done here

Lets begin!

1. Open a new canvas 600x600 and fill white.

2. Add a new raster layer and fill black. Layers, new mask layer, from image. Look for WSL_Mask191 and hit OK. delete the mask in the layers palette and answer yes to the question asked. Ungroup layers.

3. Add a new raster layer and again, fill black. Layers, new mask layer, from image. Look for WSL_Mask173 and hit OK. Delete the mask in th elayers palette and answer yes to the question asked. Ungroup layers.

4. Add a new raster layer and fill with a colour from your tube(I used #cf3048). Layers, new mask layer, from image. Look for WSL_Mask137 and hit OK. Delete the mask in the layers palette and answer yes to the question asked. ungroup layers.

5. Copy and paste your tube as a new image, add a new raster layer and fill white, send it to the bottom. Now with your selection tool, select an area from your tube, copy merged and paste as a new image.

6. Effects, Simple - Quick tile - Apply. We'll use this as a pattern fill for our next layer. Add a new raster layer and fill with the artist fill we just made. Layers, new mask layer, from image. Look for WSL_Mask137 and hit apply. Delete the mask in the layers palette and answer yes to the question asked. Ungroup layers.

7. Effects, Xero - Radiance with the default settings. Copy and paste the large heart as a new layer and reduce the opacity to 50%. Copy and paste the smaller heart as a new layer and reduce the opacity to 50%.

8. Copy and paste my word art as a new layer and place to the right top of your hearts. Copy and paste you're tube as a new layer. Add a drop shadow of choice.

9. Add your copyright information, watermark and name. Save as a .jpeg and you're all done. Thanks for trying my tutorial


This tutorial was written by me, weescotslass on 3rd February 2008, any resemblance to any other tutorial is completely coincidental.

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