Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Template For You

Here is a template for you.

Click on preview to go to download.
 

Wild One

This tutorial was written of my own design. Any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental. 
Must have a basic knowledge of PSP and Animation shop.

Supplies

Tube of choice. I am using the artwork of Lia. She is a free to use artist.
Mask of choice: I am unsure of the creator of the mask I used. If you know or it's yours please let me know so proper credit can be given.
Font of choice: I used Crazy Style & Cursif & Clipper Script

Plug Ins

Eye Candy 4000-Glass & Gradient Glow-Fat
Xero- Soft Vignette & Fuzzifier- 10, 128, 64, 0
Penta- Color dots-90, 2, 255, 255, 255

Let's Get Started

Open a new raster layer 550x200
New raster 
Flood with 2 colors from your tube in a gradient of choice.
Duplicate this layer 2 times for a total of 3 gradient layers.
Apply Xero Soft Vignette with the following settings:
Diagnol 1, Sharp & Invert checked, Background Color,Diagonal Mesh
40, 81, -89, 255
to the original layer
On the duplicate, apply Xero Soft Vignette changing the repeat to 38.
On the next duplicate, apply Xero Soft Vignette changing the repeat to 36.
On original gradient layer, apply Xero Fuzzifier with the settings above. 
Repeat for the next 2 gradient layers.
Highlight your background layer. 
Selections-Select All-Float-Defloat-Modify-Select Selection Border-Width 4
New raster.
Drag to the top
Flood fill with color of choice.
Selections-None
Apply Gradient Glow Fat to your border.
With your selection tool set in rectangle, 
Create a rectangle at the top. 
Follow my tag as an example.
New raster.
Flood fill with color of choice
Selections-None
Duplicate rectangle
Flip
Apply Penta Dots to both rectangles
Apply words of choice to rectangles
Increase your canvas size to 600x600
Copy and paste your tube.
Position into desired spot.
Drag to top.
Duplicate tube
Drag beneath frame.
Erase any excess from both tubes.
Apply drop shadow of choice to tube under frame layer.
Apply mask using color of choice.
Add your word art of choice.
I resized my tag. 
Add your copyright,
Add your name.
 You don't have to animate if you don't wish too. 

For animation

Hide the duplicate gradient layers you made earlier. 
Leaving the original open.
Copy merged
Take over to AS and paste as a new animation
Back to psp.
Hide original gradient layer.
Unhide first duplicate gradient layer
Copy merged
Take over to AS and paste after current frame.
Back to psp
Hide the first duplicate gradient layer.
Unhide last duplicate layer.
Copy merged
Take over to AS and Paste after current frame.
Back to PSP
Hide last duplicate gradient layer
Unhide original gradient layer
Copy merged
Take over to AS and Paste after current frame.
Edit-Select All 
Animation-Frame Properties
Change to your choice of speed
View your animation.
If it's to your liking
Save your tag.

Hope you enjoyed this tutorial. If you create anything from it, I would love to see it
Have a great day!!!




Monday, July 9, 2012

Strawberry Delight-FTU

This tutorial was written of my own design. Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

Supplies
 
Tube of choice: I am using the artwork of Suzanne Woolcott. You must have a license to use her artwork.
Template: I am using a forum set template from Killer Kitty here.
Scrapkit of choice: I am using a kit by Angela called Chocolate Strawberry Delight. You can download it here.
Mask of choice: I am using Mask 84 by Weescotslass. You can download here.
Font of choice: I am using Clipper Script Fat.
Plug Ins-
Gradient Glow-Fat, white, 3.00, 25, 100
DSB Flux-Bright Noise- 31, Mix 
Drop Shadow 

Let's Get Started
 
Element 11
Element 38
Element 40
Paper 6
Paper 7
Paper 8
Paper 14

Open template and delete the copyright layer.
Delete outer and inner layer as well.
Starting with the background layer and paper 8
Selections-Select All-Float-Defloat
Paste as new layer.
Selections-Invert
Hit delete
Selections-None
Don't delete the background layer yet.
Open paper 14. Copy.
Oval layers.
Selections-Select All-Float-Defloat
Paste as new layer.
Selections- Invert
Hit delete.
Selections-None
Delete temp layer.
Repeat for other oval layer.
Circle Layer.
Selections-Float-Defloat
Copy and paste paper 6
Selections-Invert
Hit delete.
Selections-None
Delete temp layer.
Add gradient glow to circle.
Half circle
Selections-Float-Defloat
Copy and paste paper 8
Selections-Invert
Hit delete
Selections-None
Delete temp layer.
Repeat for other half circle.
Open your tube. 
Copy and paste over half circle layers to your liking
Using magic wand, select half cirlce
Select tube
Selections-Invert
Hit delete.
Repeat for other half circle.
Change blend mode to luminance legacy for both tubes.
Add a gradient glow to both half circles.
Lines
Selections-Float-Defloat
Copy and paste paper 7
Selections-Invert
Hit delete.
Delete temp layer
Repeat for other lines.
Add bright noise than gradient glow to both layers.
Copy and paste element 40
Copy and paste your elements.
Use mine as a guide for placement.
Add your drop shadows to the elements you use.
Add your tube. 
Add drop shadow
Highlight Background temp layer
Selections-Float-Defloat-Modify-Select Selections Border
Both Sides-Anti Alias check-Border with 3
Add new raster layer
Flood fill with gradient of choice
Selections-None
Move new layer to top. This is your frame.
Delete background temp layer now.
Add gradient glow to frame.I used green instead of white.
Add your copyright,
Add your name.
And your done.
Here is another one I did, but I animated it this time.
And an avatar as well.

 
Thank you for following along. If you create anything, I would love to see it.

Happy Creating!!!