This is what we will be making.
The Tubes used here
are just an example, you can use any you choose.
a new image 300 x 200
Go LAYERS - NEW RASTER LAYER
Name this layer flowers 1
Next Click Tube Tool
Tools option pallet should appear at the top of your workspace.
Click the drop down menu to the left of the pink arrow.
You can scroll through your tubes using
Small or Large Icons
Click on the tube of
your choice to select it
Place a few flowers on this layer
scale of 100
a new layer and call it flowers 2
a few more flowers on this layer
scale of 80
another layer and call it flowers 3
scale of 60
adding layers and flowers untill your canvas is
completley covered, changing scale down by 20 with
you are done your Canvas will look like this.
And your Layer Pallet will look like this.
Next we want to move our Flower Layer 1
the top because the smaller flowers have
covered the Big ones. Highlight the Flower 1 layer and right click
- BRING TO TOP
layer pallet will now look like this.
And your canvas will look like this.
we want to add more tubes and some text, but
since the background is so busy we will use
blank layer we still have. (Raster 1)
need to have it as the top layer, so highlight it and right click on
ARRANGE - BRING TO TOP
Using your Flood Fill tool
Flood Fill your canvas with White
Since the flowers are covered we need to lower
opacity on that layer to about 70.
(if you can't see
the opacity bars, click on the side of your layer palette and drag
your image will look like this
Go LAYERS - MERGE -MERGE VISIBLE
to LAYERS - NEW RASTER LAYER
You can name this Tube 1
some tubes to decorate, using a new layer
each tube. That way you can use your
then arrange how it looks best.
will also need to experiment with the size, going to EDIT - UNDO
PICTURE TUBE if its not right.
Now add another Layer for the Text.
Click Text Tool, you will have to
which size fits best.
Using the drop list under Font, you are able
see how the font will look.
Type your text and click OK.
Go to SELECTIONS - SELECT NONE.
You may want to have a new layer for each
so its easier to move them around.
I'm adding an Inner Bevel.
EFFECTS - 3D EFFECTS - INNER BEVEL
These are the settings I used.
See Pink arrow above If you click the little
you are able to see the effects on your
canvas as you change them.
is what we have so far.
Go to LAYERS - MERGE
- MERGE VISIBLE
Now to add a border.
Go to IMAGE - ADD BORDERS
These are the settings I used. You can change
size of each border, and click the in the COLOUR BOX,
to select your colour.
chose a red border to match the Text.
Using your magic wand , click INSIDE the border.
should now see the ants all around your border.
then added an Inner Bevel, the same way as I
for the text.