Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 8th December 2009.
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Font of choice for your name.
I am using Kingthings wrote
Tube of choice.
I am using XmasBigBox from Racs Pack 28
This tube is not to be used without an AMI license
Scrap kit by Black cat at AMI - Holly in Snow
Items used from this kit are.
Frame 4, Element 68, Element 14,
Alien skin xenofex2 (free demo available)
This tutorial was written in PSP 9
Open all the supplies in paintshop except the font.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Open a new image 500 x 500 at 72 dpi
1. Re-size frame 4 to 400 pixels wide, copy, paste onto your new image as a new layer.
Add a drop shadow. Settings will remain the same through out.
I am using V3, H3, O100, B9.00, C #000000
2. Re-size element 68 to 400 pixels wide, copy, paste as a new layer.
Position your tube to the bottom left hand corner and add a drop shadow.
3. Re-size element 14 to 300 pixels high, copy, paste as a new layer.
Layers/ arrange/ move up. Place toward the top left corner.
Layers/ duplicate, image/ mirror, place toward the top right corner.
Layers/ merge/ merge down, layers/ duplicate, layers/merge/ merge down, add a drop shadow.
4. Add a new layer and add whatever text you like.
Layers/ merge/ merge visible.
Add your copyright info
5. Use your magic wand set at 0 tolerance, antialias on and select any spots you want to sparkle on your tube.
Press shift and D twice. You will now have 3 files.
On the first one effects/ plugins/ alien skin xenofex 2 , use settings as in screen shot.
Selections/ select none, file/ save as, image 1 to your desktop
On the second one effects/ plugins/ alien skin xenofex 2 , use settings as in screen shot above but hit random seed button.
Selections/ select none, file/ save as, image 2 to your desktop
On the second one effects/ plugins/ alien skin xenofex 2 , use settings as in screen shot above and hit random seed button .
Selections/ select none, file/ save as, image 3 to your desktop
6. Open animation shop.
File/ animation wizard then follow the screen shots clicking next after each one.
On the add image part browse to where you saved your files and add them all, click next then finish.
View/ animation then file/save as.
7. Create your name in paintshop as normal, copy the file and paste as a new animation into animation shop.
Copy the name in animation shop, activate your animation, edit/ select all, edit/ paste into selected frame and then file/save as.