Monday, April 2, 2012

Spring Meadows

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This tutorial was written by Sharon A on Apr 2, 2012 & is copyright protected
For more info read my TOU

Supplies Needed
Butterfly or flower of your choice

Eyecandy 5 Texture Noise
Eyecandy 4 hsb noise

The tube I used Spring Meadows is by Melissa Dawn, you can purchase this tube from CDO here

The name of the font I used is Tagettes
I used size 42 for my text & size 48 for my name

Open new transparent canvas 940x400, we will resize later
Floodfill with a color from your tube
Apply eyecandy texture noise, settings smooth lump noise
Click on basic, click on texture & change to diamonds

Paste your tubes as new layers
Resize as needed
Position on the sides
I made the left one smaller

Zoom in close on one of your tubes
Using your freehand selection tool select around the wings
Duplicate 2 times

Repeat on your other tube
You'll need to hold down the shift key

Apply eyecandy 4 hsb noise, default settings, change pattern to smooth fractal, random seed 1
Repeat on all your animation layers clicking the random seed button each time

If you're using the same tube I am then paste the butterflies a few times
Add a drop shadow
Resize a couple of them
Move into positon

Resize all layers to 70%

Add your text, name & © info


Hide both middle & bottom animation layers
Merge visible
Copy & paste into animation shop

Undo your merge
Hide animation both top animation layers & unhide the middle ones
Merge & paste after current in animation shop

Undo your merge
Hide the middle animation layers & unhide the bottom ones
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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