Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Day In The Wild

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This tutorial was written by Sharon A on April 4, 2012 & is copyright protected
For more info read my TOU

Supplies Needed
Collab Kit Western Gal by me here

Graphics Plus Cross Shadow
Xenofex Electrify

The tubes I used are by Jeff Wilke, you can purchase these tubes from PTE here

The font I used is called Anderson Four Feather Falls
I used size 36 for my text & size 42 for my name

Open a new transparent canvas 700x700, we will resize later
Select all
Paste paper 18 into selection
Add texture>small dimples>scale 100>depth 2
Apply graphics plus cross shadow changing the 2 bottom #'s to 100

Paste dream catcher as a new layer
Position at the top
Add drop shadow
Change layer properties to overlay

Paste your tubes as new layers
Resize as needed & position into place
Add drop shadow

Because my eagle & white tiger tubes had straight edges on them I used my rectangle tool width set on 10, foreground a color from your tube, background null, around these
I then added an inner bevel
Using your magic wand click inside your frame
Expand 3
Add a new raster layer
I floodfilled with the green on the kit color palette
Move to below your tube layer

Add texture, I used fine canvas, scale 100, depth 3
Apply graphics plus cross shadow using default settings

Add drop shadow to your frame

Do with with your other tubes which have a straight edge
Use different texture effects
Apply the cross shadow
Add a drop shadow to the frames

Merge the frame, tube & floodfill layers

Activate one of your tubes
Duplicate 2 times
Apply xenfex electrify 
I used default settings then clicked on glow
Change the outer color to something from your tag
Repeat on the other 2 layers clicking on the random seed button each time
Rename these layers to A1, A2 & A3

Paste feather 3 as a new layer
Resize to 45%
Rotate left 15
Add drop shadow
Duplicate & mirror
Position next to first feather
Merge down
Move to below your tube layer
Change layer properties to luminance

Duplicate & flip
Resize to 75%
Position below your eagle tube

Paste bow 4 as a new layer
Resize to 30%
Position on top of a frame
Add drop shadow

Paste flower 5 as a new layer
Resize to 20%
Position at the bottom of a frame
Add drop shadow

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

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 emaail 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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