You will need clean line art for
Click here to download and save the
bear and stars used in the tutorial.
Open a 400x400 image.
Fill with a color and texturize it.
Click on the Bear image to make
it active (blue).
Drag the layer from the Layer palette onto the 400x400 image.
Add the stars to the Bear layer.
Click on the selection icon
and box in the bear and stars.
Then click on the bear to make
surround the images.
Right click on the floating text and Delete it.
Then Right Click and Delete the layer the images was on.
All you have left is the
and the marquee.
Click on Cutout. Use these settings.
Then Drop Shadow with these settings.
Selection / Select None.
Add a layer
Drag Layer 2 under Layer 1 as shown.
Use the paintbrush set on 100%
hardness and pick colors
to paint into the background.
out Layer 1 so you could see what
layer 2 looks like when I was done.
And this is the finished project.
Let's see what YOU can come up with.