has their own way of doing highlights
globes. I like to use the Bezier Tool. I can
almost hear a few saying 'Oh no!'
promise it's a great tool and this is sooo easy.
both Foreground and Background to White.
your merged layer.Selections-Select all,
a new Raster layer and name it 'highlight'
the Draw Tool and choose Bezier Curve. Width=2.
a diagonal line as I have in the image below.
Then click where I have placed
red dot. Roughly the center. Click again to set
selected and on the same layer draw a smaller
Click a the same as with the first one. Keep
love the way that the highlight gives the bauble
a new Raster Layer, call it 'cage'.Goto
the box at the bottom, click Open
and find the sb_Curve1 cfg file and open.
on the little arrow and choose sb_LatticeSphere1
from the drop down menu.
the default settings. Click Ok.
lattice circle is much bigger than the bauble but
I found doing it smaller
it look faded. Selections-Select All.
Modify. Expand by 1. Flood this with White.
my 'silverfoil2' preset.
Sharpen-Sharpen More. This is another of my
can lift a preset to an extra level of sparkle.
your Deformation Tool
the lattice snugly around your bauble. Effects
your 'Beads' image. Choose 'Copy' from the Edit
menu. Then right click the blue
at the top of your image and choose Paste as a
new Layer. Effects-Sharpen-
You may need to line it up using the Mover Tool.
you are satisfied choose Layers-Merge visible.
your image down to leave room for our hanger and
a new raster Layer.
Preset Shapes draw out an ellipse vertically,
similar in shape to my image.
down the Ctrl key then click and hold your left
cursor on the corner of
vector object. Continuing to hold both pull the
bottom towards the center
click on the 'Hanger layer in your layer palette
your Magic Wand click and select.
Selections-Invert. Hit the delete key to
the black outline.
selection with White. Effects-Plugins-Flaming
the 'silverfoil2' preset.
3. Hit the delete key. Deselect.
moving the hanger into place, open your 'Bow'
image and Click Edit-Copy.
right click the blue highlighted bar at the top
of your image and select
as a new layer.
will need to adjust the size using the
the bow on top of the bauble and highlight the
'hanger' layer. Layer-Arrange-Send
the bottom. Center your hanger, when you are
it I hope you enjoyed doing it as much as I
enjoyed writing it.
you have any problems with my tutorial please
don't hesitate to E-Mail me.
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