used in this tutorial is a FTU
ADBDesigns Blog Hop 'Buds to Blooms'
of © Caron Vinson also used you can get her artwork
her license to use.. Mine #CDO-2339
Mask Not sure but I think its a Millie's Madness Mask (put
this mask in your mask folder)
Frame3.png Resize 35% Shift + D to duplicate the
window, close the original
now your working image. Go to Image/ Canvas Size 900 x
900 Center justify.
Paper3.jpg copy and paste it over to your working image.
mask to the paper layer. Merge group
your deformation tool on it and pull out the corners of the
mask where it will how from beneath the frame.
Border1.png and Border 2.png On border 2.png go to
Image/Rotate Right.. on Border1.png/ Image/ Rotate left.
Resize each one 18% Copy and paste each one on to your
below the frame layer like below...
your magic want and click on the center of the frame.. making
sure y ou're on the
layer on the layer palette.
Inverse the selection Highlight border 1 png layer click
delete on the keyboard
Highlight border 2.png on the layer palette.. and click delete
on the keyboard.
image should like the below sample.
opening elements you're going to use on this image..
flower7.png resize 28%
flower5.png resize 25%
flower4.png resize 18%
foliage2.png resize 15%
ribbon2.png resize20% (I cut some of the tails off)
Add a new
layer , drag to the bottom of the layer palette. fill with
merged all the top element layers together... I have the frame
layer by its self.. and duplicated 2 times (3 layers of it)
lady bug is on it's own layer. The bkg layers are merged also
the plugin Xenofex 2/ constellation on the top of the
frame layers... using these settings below.
2nd frame layer go to the same plugin and use same settings
and click the random seed button.. do this same thing on the
layer. Hit the random seed button
below... have the top frame layer showing.. and the other 2
hid...all other layers are showing also...
the bug over on the right side.. under her hand.
click on the top of the window.. COPY MERGED..
animation shop and right click on the desk top and Pase as a
confusing I know... will try to explain best i can.. you have
to have a different frame layer unhid with each time you move
the bug over to the left
time you have the top one showing, move the bug. then copy
merge to animation shop and paste behind frame... next time..
have the middle purple frame showing.. move the bug again..
copy merged (same steps until the bug has disappeared over on
the left side..
up with 6 frames over in Animation shop.. you might have less
or more.. it depends on how many times you move the bug.
Shift + A
to select all the frames.. Right click and click Frame
Properties.. and set the speed to 20
see if you did everything right.. then SAVE AS a gif..
you're done!!! Thank goodness huh..