Monday, March 26, 2012

Vampire Bride

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This tutorial was written by Sharon A on March 26, 2012
For more info read my TOU

Supplies Needed
Template # 141 by me here
It has the flowers & deco

DSB Flux Bright Noise
Screenworks Chain Link
Xenofex Constellation
Eyecandy 4 HSB Noise

The tube I used Vampire Bride is by Maxine Gadd, you can purchase this tube from PTE here

The font I used is called Vampiress

Open your template, shift D to duplicate & close original
Delete credit layer

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

Pick a color for your foreground from your tube or use black
Activate your rectangle shape tool, width 25
Draw a rectangle around your tube
Add an inner bevel

Click inside the frame with your magic wand
Expand 3
On your tube layer invert your selection
Do Not Deselect

Back to your frame layer
Add a new raster layer
Floodfill with a darker shade of your color
Move to below your tube layer

Add a drop shadow to your frame

Activate square 1
Floodfill with a lighter color from your tube
Apply dsb flux bright noise, intensity 60, mix checked

Floodfill square 2 with the same color as your frame
Add an inner bevel & drop shadow

Floodfill small squares your 1st tube color
Apply screenworks chain link
Add an inner bevel & drop shadow

Activate the rectangles layer
Floodfill with your frame color
Apply xenofex constellation with these settings
Size 12, variation 1, edge density 1, overall density 4, overdrive 75, twinkle amount 75, rotation 45, keep original image checked
Add an inner bevel & drop shadow
Repeat the drop shadow

Floodfill the bg layer 1st tube color
Apply xero fritillary, change the top & bottom #'s to 16
Add an inner bevel

Activate one of the flower layers
Select all>float>defloat
Add a new raster layer
Floodfill with your 1st tube color
Change frame properties to overlay
Merge down & add a drop shadow

Repeat on other flower & merge

Activate the deco layer
Duplicate 2 times
Apply eyecandy hsb noise to all 3 layers clicking on the random seed button each time
Rename these layers to animation 1, 2 & 3

Resize all layers to 70%

Add your text, name & © info



Hide animation 2 & 3
Merge visible
Copy & paste into animation shop

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

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

View your animation

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



Result by Kaye W

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