Sunday, April 29, 2012

Cloud 9

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This tutorial was written by Sharon A on Apr 29, 2012 & is copyright protected
For more info read my TOU

Supplies Needed
Frame by me here
Flowers here

Mura Meister Cloud
Xero Fritillary
Xenofex constellation

The tube I used Mmmm (22-3) is by Dean Yeagle, you can purchase this tube from CDO here

The name of the font I used is Tamborine
I used size 72

Open new transparent canvas 930x375, we will resize later
Floodfill with dark blue
Add texture with these settings

Add a new raster layer
Apply mura meister cloud
Preset menu>thin clouds>bg unchecked

Repeat 2 more times decreasing amount by 1 each time

Add a new raster layer
Select all
Paste flowers into selection
Layer properties>luminance
Add drop shadow

Paste your frame as a new layer
Resize to 55%
Click inside with your magic wand
Floodfill with your a ligher shade of your bg color
Apply xero fritillary changing the top # to 10 & the bottom # to 100

Activate your frame layer
Select all>float>defloat
Floodfill with your last color
Layer properties>dodge
Merge down
Add an inner bevel & drop shadow
Do Not Deselect

Paste your tube as a new layer
Resize as needed and add drop shadow

Apply constellation to your frame
Settings>small star constellation>keep original image checked

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

I set my frame properties at 45

View your animation

Save as gif & you're all done!

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial

Your comments are very much appreciated either here on this post or on the chat box.  I've made it easy for you to post on this tut by turning off the requirement of having to type in a confirmation code

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

You'll find my email blinkie on your left


Result by Kaye W

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