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Step1: open up new layer (As in photo)
Step 2: set width 150 height 21 click ok
Step 3: set colors (see above picture)
Step 4: click view and grid (see above pic) so that your block looks like the one in the pic
added***** set grid preferences by clicking on EDIT, Preferences , then grid and setting it as the picture shows
Step 5: zoom all the way in
step 6: choose the pencil tool and set it to 1 pt (see above pic)
step 7: add color to block with bucket tool(above pic)
step 8: select 2nd color
step9: with the pencil tool on 1pt go down 3 blocks all the way around(above pic)
step 10: duplicate layer by right clicking and duplicating ... do this 2 times so there is 3 layers
close the eyes beside all the layers except the bottom one by clicking on them to close and make sure you click on bottom layer so it is in the gray
step 11: change color
step 12: one pixel down and one over make 2 blocks filled in skip 4 fill in 2 more repeat (see above photo)
the above pic is what you should have now
step 13: close the eye one the bottom layer and open the eye on the middle layer and click on it
step 14: on this layer do the same as the last except instead of skipping 1 at the beginning skip 3! and then 4 just like the 1st layer
step 15: when you are done close the eye on this layer and open the eye on the top layer and click on it
step 16: instead of skipping 1 or 3 at the beginning skip 5 and then fill in 2 and skip 4 ...just like the other two
step 17: when all three layers are done click on the text tool and type something make sure the size of your font fits in the blinkie
step 18: duplicate layer 2 times
step 19: close all eyes except the 1st blinkie layer and the 1st text layer
step 20: click layer at the top and merge visible
step 21: close eye open eye on the 2nd blinkie layer and the 2nd text layer merge visible
step 22: close eyes open 3rd of blinkie layer and 3rd of text layer merge visible
I feel like such a dummy. I'm stuck on step four. When I check the view-->grid, the grid is much bigger than yours. It doesn't have all the grid lines yours does. There's only like one and a quarter grid boxes height-wise & 8 and a quarter boxes width-wise. How do I get my grid to look like yours?
I tried to take a screen shot, but mine came out all blurry and the lines were hard to see at all. If you can tell me how you did your screen shots, I can give it to you if it'll help.
a huge thank-you to Mom2*Lauryn*Jacob* for my gorgeous siggy!
ok go to Edit , pref, grid and set it as Style-Lines, Grid Line- every 1 -pixels, subdivisions - 4 and heres a screen shot..... and how I take a screen shot is ctrl+alt+print screen and paste into a new photo and resize ! I hope that this has helped I am sorry I didn't get to you sooner! I am stealing one of your blinkys :-)
I Have Added this to the tutorial also!! Under step 4 for the rest of ya'll!