Sunday, October 16, 2011

Bear County Sheriff

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This tutorial was written by Sharon on Oct 16, 2011
For more info read my TOU

Supplies Needed

Eyecandy 5 Textures Animal Fur
Eyecandy 5 Impact Chrome
Cybia Screenworks - You can get it free here
Xenofex 2 Contesllation

The tube I used is by Ken Morton, you can purchase this tube from CDO here

Open new transparent canvas 600x225
Floodfill with a color from your tube
Apply eyecandy textures animal fur using default settings
Click on Pattern, change both colors to the same color you used in your floodfill
Apply cybia screenworks>rib webring default settings

Activate your shapes tool set on rectangle
Foreground null, background same as your floodfill color
Starting at x0 y100, ending at x600 y15

Effects>distortion effects>wave use these settings:
Horizontal displacement - Amplitude 91, wavelenght 60
Vertical displacement - Amplitude 67, wavelenght 21
Edge mode Wrap
Duplicate 2 times

Rename these layers to animation 1, 2 & 3
On animation 1 apply xenofex contstellation with these settings
Star size 2, size variation 2, edge star density 1, overall star density 3, overdrive 50, twinkle amount 75, twinkle rotation 45, click on keep original image, random seed on 1

Repeat on animations 2 & 3 clicking on the random seed button each time

Paste your tube as a new layer
Resize as needed
Add drop shadow

Hide animations 2 & 3
Merge visible
Activate your selection tool set on rectangle, click on customize
Top 40, left 225, right 375, bottom 190
Copy & paste as a new image

Add your © info and your initial
Save as jpeg

Back to your original tag
Undo your merge

Activate your shapes tool, select preset shapes
Foreground null, background light grey
Select a star
Draw out a star
Position lower left area
Convert to raster
Apply eyecandy 5 impact chrome
On Settings click on Gold
Type in the word Sheriff and center over the star
Add an inner bevel & drop shadow

Add your text

Add your name & your © info

Make sure animations 2 & 3 are hidden & animation 1 is UNhidden

Merge visible
Copy & paste into animation shop

Undo your merge
Hide animation 1 & unhide animation 2
Merge visible
Copy & paste after current in animation shop

Undo your merge
Hide animation 2 & unhide animation 3
Merge visible
Copy & paste after current in animation shop

I left the frame properties on the default of 10

Save as gif & you're all done!

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial

I would love to post your © compliant result, just email it to me with the tut name in the subject line


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