Monday, November 26, 2012

Touched By A Brush

Touched By A Brush

This tutorial was written
by Sarah Fiack on
November 26,2012
Any resemblance to another
tutorial is purely coincidental.
I am using a tube by Adam Braun
which you can purchase at

Muras Meister Copies

Tube of choice

Open a 600x250 new image.
Open a tube of choice.

Fill your new image with a color from
your tube.

Copy & paste your tube as a new layer.
Position along a side of your image.

Duplicate the tube once.
X out & hide the copy layer.
Make sure the original tube layer is selected
in your layer palette.

Effects Plugins
Muras Meister Copies
Wallpaper rotate - default settings.

Adjust blur -motion blur
Angle 45
Strength 100
Effects Art Media Effects
Default settings

Effects -Texture effects
Texture Hatch Fine Color white
Size % 100 Smoothness 11
Depth 6 Angle 182
Ambience -26 Intensity 35
Shininess 15 Elevation 80

Unhide the tube copy layer.
Add a subtle drop shadow to the tube.

Choose your text tool.
Choose colors from your tag for your text.
Type out text of choice & convert to raster.

Duplicate the text layer twice.
On the original text layer, repeat the above

steps of motion blur, brush strokes &

Next, Effects - 3D Effects,
Inner Bevel
Choose Bevel 2 Width 24
Smoothness 39 Depth 12 Ambience 23
Shininess 18 Angle 315 Intensity 40
Elevation 35

Finally apply the drop shadow that you
applied to the tube layer earlier as well.

Merge layers visible.
Add a new raster layer.
Fill with a slightly darker color from tag.
Click this layer with your magic wand tool.
Selections modify contract by 3.
Press delete button.

Select none.
Add artist copyright information.
Save as png.
Thanks for trying my tutorial!