Friday, April 6, 2012


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This tutorial was written by Sharon A on Apr 6, 2012 & is copyright protected
For more info read my TOU

Supplies Needed
Shooting Stars here

Star Lines here

Screenworks Fabric Weave
Graphics Plus Cross Shadow
Eyecandy 4 HSB Noise

The tube I used Hope is by The Vintage Angel™, you can purchase this tube from CDO here

The name of my font is Tagettes
I used size 48

Open new transparent canvas 700x700, we will resize later
Floodfill with a color from your tube
Apply screenworks fabric weave
Apply graphics plus cross shadow changing the 2 bottom #'s to 100

Paste star line as a new layer
Position upper left corner
Duplicate 2 times
Arrange evenly across the top
Merge these 3 layer
Change layer properties to luminance legacy
Add drop shadow
Duplicate & flip
Merge down

Paste your tube as a new layer
Add drop shadow
Use your freehand selection tool to select around the wings
Duplicate 2 times

Apply hsb noise using default settings, pattern smooth lumps, random seed 1
Repeat on other 2 wings layers clicking on the random seed button each time

Resize all layers to 70%

Add your text, name & © info

I duplicated my name twice & applied hsb noise


Open your shooting stars in animation shop
Activate frame 1 & select all

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

Select all & copy
Activate frame 3
Paste after current
Activate your last frame & paste after currnet until you have 21 frames

View your animation

Activate frame 1 & select all

Grab the stars by frame 1 and drag & drop onto the desired postion on your tag

Go back to the shooting stars animation
Undo (CTRL Z)
Grab by frame 1, drag & drop on another position on your tag

Repeat this as many times as you wish
I placed one in each left corner & the center left near my tube
I then reversed the shooting stars frames & repeated for the right side of my tag

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 


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