Written by Aly. Done in PS 7.0
LEVEL - MEDIUM/MID-LEVEL.
How to turn this:
1: Choose your image, and
crop it to 100x100 pixels, and sharpen*
2: Copy your image, and set the blending option to Screen.
3: Open your Selective Color option. (Image >> Adjustments >> Selective Color...)
Set your Method to Absolute.
4: Follow these instructions:
Cyan -100, Magenta +24, Yellow +78, Black 0
Cyan 0, Magenta -42, Yellow -100, Black 0
Cyan 0, Magenta 0, Yellow -3, Black +5
Cyan, 0, Magenta 0, Yellow 0, Black +40
5: Open the Hue/Saturation window (Image >> Adjustments >> Hue/Saturation...)
6: Make a fill color layer (Layer >> New Fill Layer >> Solid Color...)
Set Mode to Exclusion, Opacity 50% and fill with color #690000
7: Merge Layers (Ctr+Shift+E)
8: Make another fill color layer, set Mode to Luminosity, Opacity 20% and fill with color #D60000.
8: Merge layers.
9: Open the Selective
Cyan -100, Magenta 0, Yellow 0, Black 0.
10: Add textures, text, brushes etc for the finish (pzass) touch, and you're done! I used this texture
*Please remember that sharpening always depends upon the image you are using.