Thursday, April 26, 2012

Under The Moon

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This tutorial was written by Sharon A on Apr 26, 2012 & is copyright protected
For more info read my TOU

Supplies Needed
Moon, lips, rock formation & stars (zip file) here

Plugins AB 08 Wire Meshings
Xenofex Constellation
Mura Meister Cloud

The tube I used Sunset (14-3) is by Rachel Anderson, you can purchase this tube from CDO here

The name of the font I used is Night Sky
I used size 48

Open new transparent canvas 930x375, we will resize later
Floodfill with dark blue
Apply wire meshings with these settings

Apply constellation
Settings>star field>keep original image checked

Add a new raster layer
Apply mura meister cloud
Preset menu>thin clouds>bg & light unchecked
Change layer properties to dodge

Paste your tube as a new layer
Resize as needed and add drop shadow
Position in a lower corner
I changed the layer properties to hard light

Paste rock formation as a new layer
Add drop shadow
Position to fit under your tube
Change layer properties to hard light

Paste your moon as a new layer
Resize to 60%
Position in upper corner opposite your tube

Paste your lips as a new layer
Add drop shadow
Resize to 50%
Position on your moon
Change layer properties to dodge

On your original lips change layer properties to exclusion

Resize all layers to 70%

Add your text, name & © info


Merge all
Copy & paste into animation shop
Multiply until you have 21 frames
Activate frame 1 & select all

Open your star animation
Activate frame 1 & select all
Grab frame 1 & drop onto frame 1 of your tag
It's important to View your animation after each step so if you don't like it you can undo easily

Go back to the stars & undo (CTRL Z)
Repeat this as many times as you want
Reverse the star animation for the right side of your 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


Result by Kaye W

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