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How To Add PDN Layers HERE. I do it the first way every time. PDN/PSP Plugins that I use a lot are located HERE.

Friday, February 7, 2014

I Heart U



Supplies Used

Tube of choice: “Schoolgirl” by Jose cano, which you can find here. Please do not use without a valid license.
Template by Charmed Cowgirl, which you can find here.
Font of Choice:  “Waterbrush” by Rob, which you can get it here, with the colour of #d5011b. I also used Bell MT for my license tag.
Scrap Kits: (PTU) “Candilicious” by NewLife Dream Designs, which you can get here.
Animation Shop 3

Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow
DBS Flux Bright Noise
Xero Constellation
Lokas 3D Shadow

Let's Begin!

Open your template and Image > Canvas size > 1100x1100. Then, flood fill the bottom layer white and delete the copyright layer.

Merge your sparkle 1 & 2 layers into one layer. Merge your tiny hearts layers into one layer.

Delete the other heart layers. These are the hearts on either side of the circle layer.

Open Bonus paper 2, re-size by 25% and change out the circle and the rectangle layers with the paper. Delete the original layer.

Open your tube and add above your circle layer. Duplicate and move this layer to above your sparkle layer. Hide for now. On your circle layer: Selections > Float > Defloat > Invert > Click on Tube layer > hit delete > Select none.

Open paper 4, re-size by 30% and use this paper to change out your glitter circle and rectangle layers. Add DSB Flux Bright Noise of 30% and mixed on both layers.

Using your preset heart shape, draw out a heart large enough to cover the back of your design, convert to raster and send to the bottom. Move above your mask layer.

Open paper 5, re-size by 35% and apply your paper to the heart. Erase the bottom and then duplicate.  Flip your duplicate and then merge the two layers together.

Use the mosaic settings below to add the extra pop then Use your deform tool to work it the way you want it. I pulled mine closer to the template and then pulled it out at the sides.
Open paper 8, re-size by 25% and then flip. Replace the tiny hearts layer with the paper. Delete the original layers.

Now that the papers are complete, let’s move to the elements!

Open Candilicious Jar 2, re-size by 25% and add it below your tube. Move it until you hide the one in the circle background and drop shadow.

Open the freebie bow, re-size by 25% and add above your jar layer.

Open Candilicious Biscuit 3, re-size by 18% and add behind your jar layer.

Open Candilicious Chocolate (3), re-size by 35% and add above your biscuit layer.

Open cakes with box 3, re-size by 20% and add to the left hand side of your canvas.

Open Candilicious Chocolate (4), re-size by 15% and add to the right hand side of your canvas, below you tube layer.

Open Candilicious Cupcake, re-size by 18% and add above your tube layer.

Open Candilicious Candies 2, re-size by 35% and add below your cupcake layer.

Open Candilicious Jar, re-size by 20% and add below your candies 2 layer.

Open Candilicious Flowers 2, go to your circle (Template) layer, re-size by 55% and then add. Drop shadow and use your eraser to remove and extra flowers that hang outside of your design. Duplicate, flip, mirror then merge the two layers together.

Open your choice of lollipops. Re-size them by 35% and add them above your sparkle layer. Use your deform tool to turn one of them.

Open Candilicious Bicuit 2, re-size by 30% and add above all layers.

Open your bow of choice and re-size by 40%. Drop shadow and then use your deform tool to tweek it to your liking.

The final touch! Go to your gumdrops (candies) layer and duplicate. Mirror it and then move it above your cakes in a box layer. Position it so that it hides the empty space and then erase what is hanging out below the bow.

Crop your design as close as you can to the mask layer, re-size by 50% and save.

Before the Animation!

Go to your sparkles layer. Add a new layer above it and flood fill with this colour: #f6bcd1. While on your sparkles layer: Selections > Select all > Float > Defloat > Invert > click on the flood fill layer > hit delete > Select none.

Re-size the sparkles layer by 125% and then down by 90%.

Duplicate 3 times and rename each by numbers. Now you have FOUR (4) layers.

Drop shadow your fourth layer with a tight, medium drop shadow (sparkle 0 layer).

On your sparkle 1 layer, use the following constellation settings below.
Hit the random seed TWICE for each of the remaining layers.

Add your name and copyright information now.

Lets’ Animate!

Open Animation Shop 3.

Leave open sparkle layers 0 & 1.  While on the uppermost layer, copy merge your layers and add to AS3.

Leaving sparkle layer 0 open, hide layer 1 and open layer 2. Copy merge your layers and add to AS3.

Leaving sparkle layer 0 open, hide layers 1&2 and open layer 3. Copy merge your layers and add to AS3.

**** YOU NOW HAVE three (3) FRAMES IN ANIMATION SHOP****

Highlight the first frame and:

Select the first frame and: Edit > Select All > Animation > Frame properties > change to 15. Edit > Select All > Shift+z to apply your optimization settings.

Save once completed and add to Photobucket to enjoy!

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