Sunday, May 13, 2012

Polka Dots & Sunshine

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This tutorial was written by Sharon A on May 13, 2012 & is copyright protected
For more info read my TOU

Supplies Needed
Forum Template # 74 by me here

DSB Flux Bright Noise
Eyecandy Corona

The tube I used Daisy May Mermaid (2-1) is by  Sherri Baldy, you can purchase this tube from CDO here

The name of the font I used is Tamborine

Open your template, shift D to duplicate & close original
Delete info layer

Use the colors from the sun & flower for your floodfills

Activate your bg layer
Floodfill with an orange shade from the sun
Apply bright noise intensity 50, mix checked

Floodfill your side rectangles with a darker orange from your sun
Add an inner bevel & drop shadow

Floodfill your rectangle with a red from your sun
Add an inner bevel & drop shadow

Add drop shadow to your word art

Select another color from the sun & floodfill your ovals
Repeat bright noise

Activate your center oval
Select all>float>defloat

Paste the tube you want in the center as a new layer
Resize as needed
Invert your selection
Delete & deselect

Repeat with your side ovals & tubes

Floodfill your frames with the same color as your rectangle
Add an inner bevel
Select all>float>defloat
Using your magic wand & holding down your  CTRL button click around on the center frame to deselect it

Duplicate 2 times
Apply eyecandy corona
Settings on small sun glow
On basic change the glow radius to 50 & the flare width to 2
Repeat on other 2 layers clicking on the random seed button each time

Add a drop shadow to your flowers

Floodfill your border with your frame color
Add an inner bevel & drop shadow

Resize all layers to 70%

Add your text, name & © info

For my text I used white
Align horizontal
Add an inner bevel & drop shadow
Move to just above the first one
Merge down & add a gaussian blur, radius 1

Add your text again using one of your colors
Align horizontal
Add your inner bevel & drop shadow
Position it so it's centered over your white text


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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