Saturday, April 14, 2012

March Aquamarine

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This tutorial was written by Sharon A on April 14, 2012 & is copyright protected
For more info read my TOU

Supplies Needed
Floral Corner here

Eyecandy Textures Weave
Graphics Plus Cross Shadow
Xenofex Constellation
Eyecandy HSB Noise

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

The name of my font is Aquarelle
I used size 48 after resizing my tag

Open a new transparent canvas 940x400, we will resize later
Floodfill with a color from your tube
Apply eyecandy textures Weave
Settings>Satin tiny
Basic>Ribbon width 5
Apply graphics plus cross shadow using default settings
Apply xenofex constellation
Click on settings then on low density stars, check the keep original image box

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

Add a new raster layer
Floodfill with a darker shade of your color
Contract 8
Delete & deselect
Add an inner bevel & drop shadow

Paste your floral corner as a new layer
Resize to 15%
Position lower left corner
Change layer properties to overlay
Add drop shadow
Duplicate, mirror & merge down
Duplicate, flip & merge down

Duplicate 2 times
Apply eyecandy hsb noise
Click on settings then on tie dye
Pattern smooth fractal
Repeat on other 2 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

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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