Sunday, May 13, 2012

When Pigs Fly

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

Mura Meister Cloud

The tube I used 1-3 is by Shawn McManus, you can purchase this tube from CDO here

The name of the font I used is Wild Script

Open new transparent canvas 930x375, we will resize later
Floodfill with a sky blue
Apply texture with these settings

Add an inner bevel

Add a new raster layer
Apply mura mesiter cloud
Preset menu on thin clouds, uncheck the bg box
Change layer opacity to 70

Paste your tube as a new layer
Resize as needed
Add drop shadow
Duplicate & resize to 50%

On your original tube change layer properties to soft light

Back to your duplicated layer
Move to the lower left corner
Duplicate & move to lower right corner

Back to your 1st duplicated tube
Activate your pick tool
Increase your position x by 200
Decrease your position y by 125

Increase position x by 200
Decrease position y by 100

Increase position x by 200
Increase position y by 100

You should have 5 of your resized pigs
Deactivate your pick tool

Make sure your right pig is on the top & the left one on the bottom
Rename from the bottom up to ani 1 - ani 5

Resize all layers to 70%

Add your text, name & © info


Hide animation all the resized pigs
Merge visible
Copy & paste into animation shop

Undo your merge
Hide animation unhide ani 1
Merge & paste after current in animation shop

Undo your merge
Hide ani 1 & unhide ani 2
Merge visible & paste after current in animation shop

Repeat until all your frames are pasted
You should have 6 frames

I set my frame properties at 40

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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