Wednesday, 26 May 2010

Fairy Wonderland

Wonderland

Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 26th May 2010.
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Supplies needed

Font of choice.
I am using MTF Wulan
Tube of choice.
I am using Pink poppy fairy by Stephanie Fizer
Not to be used without an AMI license
Mask
I am using Vix_Mask363
Kit used is Gothic Wonderland by Monti
Items from the kit are...
Box10, Frame19,
Plugin
Alien skin xenofex2 (free demo available).

Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9
Open all supplies in paintshop except the font.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Open a new image, 500 x 500 at 72 dpi.


1.Copy box10, paste as a new layer.
Layers/ Load/save mask/ Load mask from disk.
Settings are in the screenshot below.

2.Layers/ merge/ merge group.
Layers/ Duplicate
Layers/ merge/ merge visible
Position so the top butterfly is towards the top left corner.

3.Layers/ duplicate, image/ mirror, layers/ merge/ merge down.
Layers/ Duplicate, image/ flip, layers/ merge/ merge down.
Re-size frame19 to 400 pixels wide, all layers tabbed.
Copy, paste as a new layer.

4.Copy your tube, paste as a new layer.
Activate your frame layer.
Using your magic wand select the center of your frame.
Selections/ modify/ expand by 1.
Selections/ Invert, activate your tube layer.
Erase any part of the tube you don't require.
We want her to look like she is stepping out of the frame.
I have erased the left tip of her wing and her right leg.

5.Add all copyright info and your name.

If you do not wish to add the sparkle animation then
File export and save as png for transparent background or jpg for white.

Continue to animation.

6.Layers/ merge/ merge all flatten.
Hold down your shift key use your magic wand with settings as below and select several different areas over any part you wish to add sparkle.
I will be adding sparkle to parts of her dress.

Mode: replace,
Match mode:
RGB value,
Tolerance: 0,
Contiguous: checked,
Feather: 0,
Anti-alias: unchecked

7.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 image as 1
8.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 image as 2
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 image as 3

9.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.

10.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.

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