by Fran---January, 2011
Filters Needed: Mura Meister Pole Transform
1. Image 800 x 600
2. Make a linear gradient 90, repeats = 17: light color
foreground, dark background
3. New layer same gradient, but repeats = 9
4. Edge effects - Enhance more twice
5. Mura Meister Pole transform with these settings
6. With magic
wand - Tolerance 48: Feather 0 -select dark area at bottom of
image and delete.
Selection/Modify / expand by 5
8. Add new layer
between the 2 present layers, and on this layer, fill selection
with dark color.
10. Merge the top
2 layers. Deselect.
11. Go to bottom
layer and apply PSP effects/ Distortion/ Spiky Halo with these
12. Choose a
misted scene that complements your gradient colors and add as a
new layer just above the background layer.
13. Choose a
doodle, recolour it to match your color scheme and place it on a
new layer on the fold on the right of your top layer.
doodle layer and mirror.
15. Merge the 2
doodle layers and add a drop shadow with these settings: 1,1,70,
16. Add a figure
of your choice and maybe some appropriate text.
17. Image/ Add
borders in the same 2 colors of the gradient.
18. Sign and save.