Friday, April 6, 2012

Kitty Portraits

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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
Forum Template # 62 by me here

Graphics Plus Cross Shadow
DSB Flux Center Mirror
Screenworks Fabric Weave

The tubes I used Green Eyes & Illumination are by Majestik Art, you can purchase this tube from MTA here

The name of my font is FB Buttercream
I used size 36 for my text & 42 for my name

Open your template, shift D to duplicate & close original
Delete credit layer
Floodfill your bg layer with a color from your tube
Duplicate 2 times
Apply grapics plus cross shadow changing the 2 bottom #'s to 80
Repeat on other 2 layers changing the 2 bottom #'s to 100 & 120

Activate your left square
Floodfill with a lighter shade of your color
Apply screenworks fabric weave

Repeat on the other 2 squares

Activate your left frame layer
Click inside the frame with your magic wand
Expand 3

Paste your first tube as a new layer
Resize as needed
Position into place
Add drop shadow
Invert your selection
Delete & deselect

Since I used only 2 tubes I mirrored this one & moved the layer to below the right frame

Repeat with your 3rd tube

Floodfill your frames with a slightly darker shade of your last color
Add an inner bevel & drop shadow

Merge your lace layers
Change layer properties to luminance legacy

Apply dsb flux center mirror
Change mirrors to 70
Add an inner bevel & drop shadow
Move to below your original lace layer

Activate flower 1
Select all>float>defloat
Add a new raster layer
Floodfill with your first color
Change layer properties to hard light
Add drop shadow

Repeat on the other 3 flowers

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 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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