Thursday, 8 December 2011

Vintage Christmas - Forum Set


Vintage Christmas
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 8th December 2011.
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Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Bickley Script Plain
Tube of  choice.
I am using  one by Kirsche at http://picsfordesign.com
Mine is Rosa and available at PicsForDesign http://picsfordesign.com
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence.
Plugins needed.
Xero Fritilliary under freeware you want the full 40 plugin pack. http://www.xero-graphics.co.uk/downloads.htm

Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9 and needs animation shop for the animation.
Open all supplies in paintshop except the font.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Open a new image, 600 w x 250 h at 72 dpi.

1.Copy the background image from your tube and paste as a
new layer on your working image.
Copy your tube, paste as a new layer,
Image/ mirror, position to your liking.
Edit/ copy, Effects/ Distortion effects,
From left to right, wind strength 100.
Paste as a new layer, position in the same place as before.
Layers/ properties, adjust blend mode to Luminance(legacy)
Lower the layer opacity to 60%
Layers/ merge/ merge down.

2.Copy your tube and paste as a new layer on your working image.
Image re-size, all layers un-tabbed, re-size 65, position to your liking.
Add a drop shadow.
I am using H3, V3, O100, B9, colour #000000
Layers/ new raster layer.
Add all your copyright info.

3.Activate the background layer,
re-name to bg1.
Layers/ duplicate re-name to bg 2
Layers/ duplicate re-name to bg 3
Layers/ duplicate re-name to bg 4
Layers/ properties, adjust blend mode to screen
Activate the  bg1.
Effects/ plugins/ Xero/ Fritillary

Activate the  bg2.
Effects/ plugins/ Xero/ Fritillary
Same settings but change the Variation to 42
Activate the  bg3.
Effects/ plugins/ Xero/ Fritillary
Same settings but change the Variation to 41

4.Activate bg4, close b3 and bg2.
Edit/ copy merged. Open animation shop.
Edit/ Paste as a new animation. Go back to painstshop.
Close bg1. Open bg2. Edit/ copy merged.
In animation shop edit/ paste/ paste after current frame.
Go back to painstshop.
Close bg2. Open bg3. Edit/ copy merged.
In animation shop edit/ paste/  paste after current frame.

5.In paintshop add a new raster layer.
Create your name.
Edit/ copy and go back to animation shop.
 Edit/ Select all,  Edit/ propogate paste,
edit/ paste/ paste into selected frame.
View/ Animation if you like it save it.

6.In paintshop open a new image 150 x 150 for your avatar.
Edit/ Copy merged signature.
Paste as a new layer onto your avatar image.
Image/ re-size, all layers un-tabbed, re-size to 70
Position to your liking,
Layers/ merge/ merge visible.
Add your copyright info and Initial

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