Saturday, November 23, 2013

PTU-Cozy Christmas

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

SUPPLIES

Kit of choice: I am using the beautiful kit Cozy Christmas by Pink Paradox Productions. You can purchase here.
Font of choice: I am using Inspiration
Brush of choice: I am using this set here. These are PS brushes, but there are PNG images so you can convert them to be used in PSP. You can learn how here.
Template provided here.
Plug Ins-VDL Adrenaline Snowflakes
Animation Shop

ELEMENTS FROM KIT
 
2
48
105 - Duplicate Mirror
 
PAPERS FROM KIT
 
2
19
28
 
Let's Get Started
 
Open template
Delete credit layers
 
Highlight layer 1
Selections Float Defloat
New raster layer
Open paper 2
C/Paste into selections
Selections None
Delete template layer
 
Highlight layer  2
Selections Float Defloat
Open paper 28
C/P to workspace
Selections Invert
Hit delete 
Selections None
Delete template layer
Apply drop shadow of choice
I used 1,1,50,7

Highlight layer 3
Using the Manual Color Correction Tool
Change to color of choice
I used the gold color from the kit
Add drop shadow from above
Repeat but change the 1's to -1's

Highlight layer 4
Selections Float Defloat
Open paper 19
Selections Invert
Hit delete
Selections None
Delete template layer

Apply drop shadow from above
Repeat but change the 1's to -1's
 
Highlight background layer
Selections Float Defloat
New Raster Layer
Flood fill with a gradient of choice
Selections None
Delete template layer
 
Open element 2
Image-Mirror
C/P to workspace
Drag below the red frame layer
Resize the element to your choosing
Apply drop shadow of choice
I use 2, 3, 50, 7
 
Open element 105
Resize 30%
C/P to workspace
Duplicate element
Drag the duplicate next to original. 
See my tag for reference
Merge the 2 elements together
Position into desired location
 Add drop shadow
 
Open element 48
Resize 30%
C/P to workspace
Position above the holly layers
Add drop shadow
 
New raster layer above all layers
Using your brush of choice
Choose a color of choosing
Add your brush to desired location on tag
 
Add your name
 
Hide your name layer
 
Highlight your background paper layer
Selections Float Defloat
New raster layer
Apply Snowflakes Plug In
Apply these settings
Click on image for larger view
 Selections None
Copy Merged
Take over to Animation Shop 
Paste as new animation
 
Back to PSP
Edit Undo Selections None
Edit Undo Snowflakes

Apply Snowflakes again but change Random Seed to 100
Selections None
Copy Merged
Take over to Animation Shop
Right click on previous image
Paste After Current Frame

Back to PSP
Edit Undo Selections None
Edit Undo Snowflakes

Apply Snowflakes again but change Random Seed to 200.
Selections None
Copy Merged
Take over to Animation Shop
Right click on previous image
Paste After Current Frame

In AS Still
Edit Select All
Animation-Frame Properties
Change to 35
View animation
Once to your liking
Save As A MNG so you can add names layer without redoing all your animation

Back to PSP
Unhide your name layer
Edit Copy
Back to AS
Paste as New Animation

Edit Duplicate Selected till you have 3 frames
Edit Select All
Right click on your name
Copy
Go to your tag
Right click on your tag 
Paste Into Selected Frame
View your animation
Save as GIF and your done.

Happy Creating!!




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