This tutorial was
created and put on this site on November 20, 2002.
For this tutorial you will
We are going to make the pattern first.
Open a new image:
Flood fill with white.
Effects > Texture
Effects > Blinds > these settings:
Effects > Geometric
Effects > CurlyQs > these settings:
Effects > Plug-in Filters > Simple > Pizza Slice Mirror.
Effects > Geometric Effects > Circle.
Effects > Edge > Enhance.
File > Save as > yourfilename.jpg
I would save this on my desktop or somewhere it is easy to find.
It is important that this be saved in .jpg format.
Now you can close this image.
Open a new image with the same settings.
File > Save as > yourfilename.psp
Set your background to solid white and your foreground to null.
Select your shapes tool and set at:
Draw a circle that is about 300x300.
Objects > Align > Center in Canvas.
In your layer palette right click on your vector layer and convert to raster. Rename this layer Ball.
Selections > Select all.
Selections > Float.
Selections > Modify > Expand > 1.
Effects > Plug-in Filters > KPT5 > KPT5 ShapeShifter.
I will give you instructions for each of the boxes:
1. Main Shape - Bevel
2. Environment - click on the colored ball, find the Cool Kitchen.jpg,
3. Top Mask - Click on the white square in the Top Mask box. Find the pattern.jpg
that we made, click open. (You can use any .jpg in this area.)
4. Lighting, Bump
Map should be default.
Now click on the check mark in the bottom right corner to apply the filter.
Selections > Modify > Contract > 1.
Selections > Invert.
Hit the delete key on your keyboard 1 time.
Selections > Select none.