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Parabola Lines

Abstract ~ Lines
This tutorial contains shapes that give the feeling of movement. What does this mean? The answer is at the bottom of this tutorial.

Filters Required:

Eye Candy 5 Impact

Nik Software - Color Efex Pro 3.0

Filters Unlimited - Lens Flares

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Tubes Required:

Main Tube Female

Elements

Selections and a Mask

Many Thanks to Claudiaviza for the female tube

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Materials

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Preparation:


Place Selections in your Selections Folder.
Open tubes and mask in your psp program and minimize.
Change your foreground color to white, #ffffff, and background color to #808080.
(This tutorial is created in greyscale so that color can be added at the end.)

Lets Begin:

1)File, New Image, 800wx550h, white.
Layers - New Raster Layer
Flood fill with background color by right clicking mouse.

2)Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - Select mask_psppeg_parabola, Source Luminance, Invert Checked.

Layers - Merge - Merge Group
Adjust - Brightness and Contrast - Brightness/Contrast - minus -28, 13.

Layers - Merge - Merge Visable

3)Hit your d key on your keyboard to get your Raster Deform Tool.
View - Rulers
Select the Center Node - Bottom of Canvas - Slide up to 400 pixels on the side ruler.

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 5 Impact - Perspective Shadow - Settings Tab: Reflect Infront - On the image notice the Raster Deform Tool - Slide the Center node down to bottom.

Layers - Duplicate.
Layers - Merge - Merge Visable.
Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Lens Flare - Flare 05 - Default Settings.

4)Material Palette - Lock background - White Foreground
Pen Tool - Settings: Select Draw Lines, width 8,Line Style: Dotted.

Draw a Line across at 400 pixels side ruler.

Layers - Convert to Raster.
Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius: 3.

5)Maximize element1_psppeg_parabola.psp - Right Click title of Image - Copy

Go to your Image - Right Click Title - Paste - Paste As New Layer
Mover Tool - Position Top Right Corner.

6)Maximize tubeclaudiaviza-mujer1973.psp - Copy - Paste as a New Layer
Image - Resize 55%, all layers unchecked.
Adjust - Sharpen - Sharpen.
Effects - Image Effects - Offset - 200, 30, transparent.

Effects - Plugins - Perspective Shadow - Settings Tab: Drop Shadow, Blurry - Default Settings.

7)Layers - New Raster Layer
Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Load psppeg_ps1.sel.

Flood Fill Black, Repeat.
Selections - Select None.

8)Layers - New Raster Layer.
Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - Load psppeg_p2.sel.
Material Palette - Change Foreground to Gradient - Corel 06_039, Rainbow or any Gradient of your liking.
Style - Linear - Angle and Repeats 0.

Flood Fill
Selections - Select None.

9)Maximize element2_psppeg.psp - Right Click title of Image - Copy

Go to your Image - Right Click Title - Paste - Paste As New Layer
Mover Tool - Position anywhere above the curving line.

10)Layers - Merge - Merge All.
Effects - Plugins - Nik Software - Color Efex Pro 3.0 - Bi-Color Filters - Color Set: Select whichever you like best. Repeat if desired.

Effects - Texture Effects - Texture - Pattern: Hatch Lump.

11)Image - Add Borders - Add a 10 pixel Symmetric Border in #000000.
Image - Add Borders - Add a 1 pixel Symmetric Border in #ffffff.
Image - Add Borders - Add a 10 pixel Symmetric Border in #000000.

12)Add your watermark
Add text
Layers - Merge - Merge All Flatten.
Image - Resize 800 pixels.

Your done.

The answer to the question what are shapes that create movement: Any Shape that is diagonal will give the effect of movement in art.  

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