Tuesday, 15 June 2010

Whimsy

 View animated version here
Whimsy
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 15th June 2010.
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Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using MTF Loli's Handwriting
Tube of  choice.
I am using Lily of the valley by Rachel Anderson
Tube is not to be used without a C.I.L.M license
Plugins
Xero - Fritillary in filter set 4
Eye candy 5 Impact - Gradient glow
Alien skin Xenofex
Whimsy tagger kit available here by Baby Cakes Scraps
 have used the following items from the above kit.
Ribbon frame, Rainbow, Filler,

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.Re-size the ribbon frame to 400 pixels wide.
Copy, paste as a new layer onto your working image.
With your magic wand and the settings as in the screen shot below
select the center of your frame.
Flood fill with a colour of your




2.Layers/ new raster layer, Selections/ modify/ expand by 2.
Flood fill with a colour of your choice from your tube.
Layers/ arrange/ send to bottom, Selections/ select none.
Effects/ plugins/ Xero/ Fritilliary settings in screenshot.


3.Re-size your rainbow to 200 pixels wide,
copy, paste as a new layer, position to your liking
and move the layer to below the ribbon frame.

4.Activate your ribbon frame,
Effects/ plugins/ eye candy impact/ gradient glow with the settings as in the screenshot.


5.Re-size the filler flowers to 400 pixels wide,
copy, paste as a new layer, position to your liking at the bottom of the ribbon frame.
Layers/ arrange/ bring to the top.
Effects/ plugins/ eye candy impact/ gradient glow with the settings as before.

6.Re-size your tube to 250 pixels high,
copy, paste as a new layer, position to your liking.
 Effects/ plugins/ eye candy impact/ gradient glow with the settings as before.

*** Note: 
You can add your copyright and name now and export as a png file if you wish or continue for the animated version
*** End note: 

7.Layers/ merge/ merge all flatten.
Add your copyright info.
Hold down your shift key use your magic wand with settings as below and select several different areas where you would like to see a sparkle.
Mode: replace,
Match mode:
RGB value,
Tolerance: 0,
Contiguous: checked,
Feather: 0,
Anti-alias: unchecked

8.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 below. Selections/ select none.
File save image as 1
On the second one effects/  plugins/  alien skin xenofex 2 , use same settings but hit the random seed button once.
Selections/ select none. File save image as 2
On the second one effects/  plugins/  alien skin xenofex 2 , use settings and hit random seed button again.
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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