Friday, September 17, 2010

Fading Gray Tutorial






You will need:

Tube - I used one of Chris Ortega images.
HERE
I have used a tubed image of hers, but can use any head shot tube you like.
Wordart from WeeScotLass Creations
HERE
Font I used is called 'Girth Control'
HERE
Plugin Filters:
Andrews Filter Collection 61 - Shattered Frames.You can get the whole collection
HERE
if you don't have them.
Eye Candy 4000 - Gradient Glow


New white canvas 600x250



Select a light colour from your tube for your Foreground Colour in your Material Palette



Background null.

Flood Fill Tool - flood fill your canvas with that colour. Effects-Plugin Filters-Andrews
Filter Collection 61-Shattered Frames with these settings



Copy & paste your tube as a new layer - resize if needed. Place your tube on the left side.
Give this drop shadow



Copy & paste Wordart of choice - resize 90% Bicubic-all layers unchecked.
Effects-Plugin Filters -Eye Candy 4000-Gradient Glow- -white with these settings



Repeat Gradient Glow with a light colour from your tube. Give drop shadow as before.
Add your name & correct copyright. Merge Visible.
Image-Add Borders with these settings



**You can also make this into a Forum Set but using the Selection Tool-Rectangle, draw around the
tube image - Copy & paste as a New Image on your workspace. Add your Initial of your first name.
Merge Visible - Image-Add Borders. Resize with these settings**



Animate the same as below.

ANIMATION

Copy your merged image - Animation Shop - Paste as a New Animation. Effects-Insert Image Effects,
Fade To Gray with these settings



Edit - Select All - Save as a *Gif.


This tutorial was written by ©Kate on 17th September 2010.
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
You may Link to this tutorial, and/or print for your personal use only.
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1 comments:

Bee said...

Thank you for such a lovely and well explained tutorial.

we will be featuring it in a weekly challenge on Taggers Lounge, where a link to you site has been posted.

Hugs.

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