Zieon Eslador Posted December 16, 2009 Share Posted December 16, 2009 This tutorial is available as a PDF. Click here to view or download it Plugins needed: Ed's Egregious Effects (Buried somewhere in that plugin pack) Shape3D Steps: 1. Resize image to a square. 2. Use the paintbucket to fill whole square with this color: BCA667 3. Make a new layer and switch your secondary color to black. 4. Select a area similar in size to the one in the picture, then fill it in with the bullet color. 5. With the rectangle still selected, run Half-Tone with settings- Shape: Line Size: 20 Angle: 90 Brightness and Contrast: 0 Quality: 5 6. Under Adjustments, edit the transparency to -90. 7. Create a new layer and move it under "Layer 2." 8. Switch your secondary color to white and run Clouds with settings- Scale: 250, Roughness: 0.75, and Blend Mode: Normal. 9. Switch your secondary color back to black and run Clouds on the same layer with the settings- Scale: 250, Roughness: 0.75, and Blend Mode: Overlay. 10. Change the properties of "Layer 3" to Multiply with an Opacity of 75. 11. Press Ctrl + Shift + F to Flatten the image. 12. Run Shape3d with Cylinder settings. *Here is the Scaling and Settings and I used-* Cylinder Size- Scaling: 0.200 Horizontal Radius: 0.750 Depth Radius: 0.750 Height: 1.000 Cylinder End- Top- Style: Ball Height of Ball: 2.000 Bottom- Style: Flat Height of Ball: N/A Texture Map- Half Cylinder Map (Repeat) Anti-Alias- On AA-Level: 5 You don't need to use the exact same settings as mine, there are many different types of bullets and you can play around with just about all of the effects I used to customize yours as you see fit. Welshblue's creation (3rd post down) is a perfect example of how this tutorial can be improved upon with a bit of customization. Don't forget that you can change the rotation, lighting, camera angle, transparency, and position all in Shape3D. *If you wish for your bullet to be a bit on the golden side- Follow the color instructions in steps 2-4 and after you have finished making the bullet, duplicate the layer, run gaussian blur, and and change the blurred layer's settings to Color Dodge at 100-200 Opacity. Make sure to tell me if any of the steps aren't clear and I'll fix them. 😉 Quote (Click top half for DeviantArt gallery) (Click bottom half for Paint.NET gallery) Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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