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Post by Janet on Fri Feb 13, 2009 5:19 am

Mothers Day Flag

You will need eye candy 4000,
Alien Skin xenofex 2, You can get a trial version, link at end of tutrial
First we have to make a pole

Open new canvas 400 x 400 white
Set your background to a silver type gradient
Layer / new raster layer, call this 'pole'
Click on pre set shape tools and choose rectangle
Draw a rectangle on left of canvas, leave a space at top, like this

Effects / plugins / eye candy 4000, bevel boss
These settings

Or, effects / 3D effects / Inner bevel, these settings

Effects / texture effects / blinds, these settings

Layers / new raster layer
Ckick on pre set shapes again and choose elipse
Draw an elipse on top of pole, like this

Repeat bevel boss or inner bevel, same as before
Hide background layer and merge visable other two layers
Turn background back on so you can see what you are doing
In material pallette, choose two colours you like
Layers / new raster layer
Click on selection tool, these settings

Draw a selection in shape of a flag

Flood fill with one of your colours
selections / modify / contract by 3
Flood fill with other colour
Contract by 3 again, flood fill with first colour
contract by 3 again, flood fill with second colour
Selections / select none
This is mine

Add a new layer and decorate as you wish, this is mine

Hide the background layer and the merged 'pole'layer
Merge visable other layers, rename this 'flag'
Duplicate this layer 3 times, hide all the copies
Highlight the flag layer

Effects / alien skin / flag, these settings

Hide flag layer, Unhide / highlight copy of flag layer
repeat the flag filter but change the wind strength to 25
Repeat with next two copies, changing the wind speed to 30 and 35
Unhide the pole layer, If need be, move it so it touches the flag
Duplicate the pole layer 3 times for a total of 4
Duplicate background layer 3 times for a total of 4
Hide all layers except Background, Pole and Flag
Have Background highlighted,

Layers / merge / merge visable, Hide merged layer
Unhide copy of each, highlight copy of background

Layers / merge visable
repeat with copy 2 and copy 3
You should have 4 merged layers,

Hide top three layers and highlight bottom one
File / save as 1 psp image
Hide that layer / unhide highlight next layer
File save as 2 psp image, save again as 6 psp image
Hide layer, unhide / highlight next layer
File / save as 3 psp image, save again as 5 psp image
Hide that layer/ unhide highlight next layer
Save as 4 psp image

Open Animation Shop
File / animation wizard
Follow the prompts till it asks you to add image
Add your images from 1 to 6, next , finish
I have my speed set to 25
You can crop the image now, be careful you dont take off the end of the flag
Save as a Gif image

I hope you have enjoyed this tutorial

This tutorial was written by ©️Janet on 28th April 2006.
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