Combine light effects to create a fantastic cocktail. AKVIS LightShop.

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Tutorial: AKVIS LightShop

Fantastic cocktail


The example was made in the old version of AKVIS LightShop.
Read how to use the current version of the program.

The author of this example is Graeme King.

This example has been created in Corel Paint Shop Pro XI, but you can work any other photo editor compatible with AKVIS plugins.
Or you can use the standalone application AKVIS LightShop.

Graeme King creates his impressive pictures using only AKVIS LightShop. Here is one of his works:
AKVIS LightShop: fantastic cocktail
Click to open in a larger window.


Follow the steps below to learn how it works.

  • Step 1. Open your photo editor and create a new document.

    Add a new layer. We should color the background image into black to make our image visible.

  • Step 2. Let's make the glass base.

    Firstly create a new layer and call AKVIS LightShop. Choose Sample 26 and press the button Run.

    AKVIS Ligtshop window. Make a base

    Press the button apply to apply the result and close the plugin window.

  • Step 3. Call AKVIS LightShop again and choose another preset (Sample 12) Change the settings as you like and press the button Run.
    AKVIS Lightshop window. Make a base

    Apply the result by pressing the button Apply.

  • Step 4. Change the proportions and the position of the pasted base.
    Change the settings to make a base
  • Step 5. Now we make a stem. Call AKVIS LighShop again and choose Sample 45. Change the settings and press the button Run.
    Make a stem

    Change the settings and apply the result by pressing the button Apply.

  • Step 6. Now we make a tray and a glass.
    Make a tray
  • Step 7. Decorate the glass.

    Decorate the glass body.

    Glass body
  • Step 8. Add some fruit and a straw
    Fruits and a straw
  • and our cocktail is ready:

How It Works How It Works
   — Workspace — Workspace
   — Using the Program — Using the Program
   — Light Effects — Light Effects
   — Creating a New Light Effect — Creating a New Light Effect
   — Effect Parameters — Effect Parameters
   — Toolbar — Toolbar
   — Sparkle Brush — Sparkle Brush
   — Preferences — Preferences
Light Effects Elements Light Effects Elements
   — Sphere — Sphere
   — Ring — Ring
   — Polygon — Polygon
   — Light Stripe — Light Stripe
   — Light Beams — Light Beams
   — Particles — Particles
   — Star Burst — Star Burst
   — Light Explosion — Light Explosion
   — Rays — Rays
   — Halo — Halo
   — Light Spots — Light Spots
   — Oval Light Spots — Oval Light Spots
Examples Examples
   — Fireworks over the City — Fireworks over the City
   — Simple Glow Effects — Simple Glow Effects
   — Glowing Tree: Happy New Year Card — Glowing Tree: Happy New Year Card


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