Friday, May 4, 2012

Mermaid Boudoir

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This tutorial was written by Sharon A on May 4, 2012 & is copyright protected
For more info read my TOU

Supplies Needed
Lace here

Mura Meister Copies
Xenofex Constellation

The tube I used Mermaid Boudior (10-1) is by  Sherri Baldy, you can purchase this tube from CDO here

The name of the font I used is Apple Juiced
I used size 48

Open new transparent canvas 930x375, we will resize later

Paste your tube as a new layer
Apply mura meister copies
Wallpaper rotate, default settings
Add gaussian blur, radius 12

Using your selection tool select around your tag
Crop to selection

Paste your lace as a new layer
Change layer properties to luminance legacy
Add drop shadow

Duplicate your background layer
Send to top
Duplicate again & hide the duplicated layer
Select all
Contract 35
Delete & deselect
Add an inner bevel & drop shadow

Add a new raster layer
Floodfill with a color from your tube
Select all
Contract 15
Delete & deselect

Duplicate 2 times
Apply constellation
Settings>low density stars>keep original image checked
Repeat on other 2 layers clicking the random seed button each time

Unhide your duplicate bg layer
Make sure this layer is on top
Select all
Contract 8
Delete & deselect
Add an inner bevel & drop shadow

Paste your main tube as a new layer
Resize as needed
Add drop shadow

Paste your other 2 tubes as new layers
Resize as needed & position on the sides
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

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


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