Saturday, April 21, 2012

Strawberry Dreams

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This tutorial was written by Sharon A on Apr 21, 2012 & is copyright protected
For more info read my TOU

Supplies Needed
Scrapkit Strawberry Wine here

DC Special Nylon
Graphics Plus Cross Shadow
DSB Flux Bright Noise
Mura Meister Copies

The tube I used Sydney (20-3) is by Nikki Burnette, you can purchase this tube from CDO here

The name of the font I used is Tagettes
I used size 42

Open new transparent canvas 930x375, we will resize later
Floodfill with a color from your tube
Apply dc special nylon using default settings
Apply graphics plus cross shadow changing the 2 bottom #'s to 80

Paste swirl 1 as a new layer

Paste your tube as a new layer
Resize as needed and add drop shadow
Position in a lower corner

Paste strawberry 2 as a new layer
Resize to 60%
Position at the bottom center
Add drop shadow

Paste strawberry 5 as a new layer
Resize to 40%
Positon on the left side of the basket
Add drop shadow
Duplicate & mirror
Duplicate again & position at the bottom center of the basket

Paste strawberry 3 as a new layer
Resize to 60%
Add drop shadow
Position near your left tube
Duplicate & mirror
Resize to 75%
Reposition near your right tube

Resize to 75%
Position on the left side of the center strawberry 5
Duplicate & mirror

Merge all the strawberries around the basket

Paste strawberry 6 as a new layer
Resize to 40%
Duplicate & hide the original

Resize to 75%
Duplicate & position at the tip of a swirl
Keep duplicating until you have all the swirl ends covered
Merge these layers

Unhide your strawberry
Resize to 60%
Send to top
Hide the original again
Position on top of the basket
Duplicate a few times & arrange

Merge all your strawberry layers except the hidden one but not the basket
Duplicate 2 times
Apply dsb flux bright noise

Unhide your strawberry & send to the top
Apply mura meister copies
Line>number 21

Effects>distortion effects>wave
Use these settings

Move to above your bg layer
Change layer properties to soft light
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

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