I'm in charge on MAY and JUNE calendar.
My subject for my part of calendar will be CREAM PUFF for May and ICE CREAM for June. =]
Below are the first calendar that i have done which is CREAM PUFF.
Now I'm going to show you the process.
Step 1 : Open the image that you have choose.
Step 2 : To make my image look more interesting, i decided to add another image into it. Go to FILE > PLACE.
Step 3 : Choose the ERASER TOOL.
Step 4 : Start erasing the extra part.
Step 5 : This is the image that you have done erasing.
Step 6 : I'm going to put the image on the bottom right so I have to FLIP HORIZONTAL.
Step 7 : Move the image to the bottom right.
Step 8 : The image will be like this. However, it looks abit weird.
Step 9 : So, I choose to use DROP SHADOW.
Step 10 : Finally, my image look more realistic with the shadow. =]
Step 11 : Next, i use QUICK SELECTION TOOL and select the top of the image.
Step 12 : Choose the GAUSSIAN BLUR and i used 5.0 pixels.
Step 13 : It will looks like this.
Step 14 : Then, i decided to changed the colour of the plate. I used QUICK SELECTION TOOL to select it.
Step 15 : Choose REPLACE COLOUR and pick the colour you wish to change.
Step 16 : This is the colour that I have chosen.
Step 17 : The colour of the plate have been changed. =]
Step 18 : Now, I will change the background colour. Choose SOLID COLOUR.
Step 19 : This is the colour that I have picked.
Step 20 : This is the final look of the image. =]
Step 21 : This is the look of our calendar layout.
Step 22 : Place the image that have done edited into the layout.
Step 23 : Then, place the calendar that have been done on AI.
Step 24 : Now, choose the BEVEL AND EMBOSS.
Step 25 : The colour that have been choose.
Step 26 : Repeat for each and every picture.
Here is the final looks of MAY calendar. =]