Saturday, 26 March 2011

Mosaic Fairy

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Mosaic Fairy
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 26th March 2011.
Results are for personal use only.
No monetry gain allowed and that includes placing them behind a paid or donation based membership area.
You are not allowed to share/forward or translate any of my tutorials or place them on any blog, website, DVD or anywhere else without my permission.
These tutorials are written from my own ideas and any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
All tutorials are for those with a working knowledge of paintshop pro.
I reserve the right to amend these terms at any time.

Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using AdineKimbergScript
Tube of  choice.
I am using  one  by Rachael Tallamy
Mine is RT0031 - Enchantment Fairy and available at UpYourArt
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence
Plugin for sparkle animation - Alienskin Xenofex2

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, 550 w x 200 h at 72 dpi.

1.Copy the main image from your tube, paste as a new layer on your working image.
Position the image so the flowers and bottom of the fairy foot is viewable.

Effects/ Texture Effects/ Mosaic Antique using the settings as in the screen shot below.


2.Copy the smaller version of your tube,  paste as a new layer.
Image/ mirror, position towards the left side with the flowers and branch showing.

Add a drop shadow of choice.
I use V3, H3, O100, B9.00, C # 000000

3.Copy the smaller version of your tube again,  paste as a new layer.
Re-size this tube layer by 60% ( remember to untab all layers )
Add a drop shadow of choice.
Positiontowards the right side with the fairy showing.
We don't want the extra piece of branch on the right so using your
lassoo tool very carefully cute around it and delete.

Add a drop shadow of choice.
I use V3, H3, O100, B9.00, C # 000000

4.Using your magic wand with the settings below select all the parts of
her wings that you wish to sparkle.

Layers/ Duplicate layer, repeat this step so you have 3 layers of the fairy.
Rename each fairy layer, Bottom - fairy 1, Middle - fairy 2 and Top - fairy 3.
Activate fairy 1.
Effects/ plug ins/ Alien skin xenofex 2/ Constellation.
Settings in screenshot below.

Activate fairy 2.
Effects/ plug ins/ Alien skin xenofex 2/ Constellation.
Same settings but this time hit the random seed button once.
Activate fairy 3.
Effects/ plug ins/ Alien skin xenofex 2/ Constellation.
Same settings but this time hit the random seed button once.
Selections/ Select none.

5.Layers/ new raster layer, name it copyright.
Add all your copyright info.

6.Close layers fairy 3 and fairy 2.
Edit/ copy merged.
Open up Animation shop and paste as a new animtion.
Go back to Paintshop, open bling 2, close bling 1.
Edit/ copy merged.
Go back to Animation shop and paste after current frame.
Go back to Paintshop, open fairy 2 and close fairy 1.
Edit/ copy merged.
Go back to Animation shop and paste after current frame.
Go back to Paintshop, , open fairy 3 and close fairy 2.
Edit/ copy merged.
Go back to Animation shop and paste after current frame.

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.

Tuesday, 1 March 2011

Latex Lovely


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Latex Lovely
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 15th February 2011.
Results are for personal use only.
No monetry gain allowed and that includes placing them behind a paid or donation based membership area.
You are not allowed to share/forward or translate any of my tutorials or place them on any blog, website, DVD or anywhere else without my permission.
These tutorials are written from my own ideas and any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
All tutorials are for those with a working knowledge of paintshop pro.
I reserve the right to amend these terms at any time.
Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Essentric std
Tube of  choice.
I am using  Cano-Latex  by Jose Cano
Mine is pte1891 and available here
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence
My supplies here
Plug in - AAA Frames - Photo frame

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, 550 w x 200 h at 72 dpi.

1.Open the bg, copy, paste as a new layer on your working image.
Layers merge, merge visible.
Effects/ plugins/ AAA frames/ Foto frame settings as in the screen shot below.

Re-name this layer to bg.

2.Open the bling in psp.
Activate Frame 1,
copy and paste as a new layer on your working image.
Position in the left top corner as shown below.

Copy this bling layer.
Paste as a new selection next to your first bling as show below.

Keep pasting as a new selection positioning next to the previous one
until you reach the end, selections/ select none.
If you have any overlap erase the extra.
Rename this layer to Bling 1

3.Activate Frame 2 of your bling,
copy and paste as a new layer on your working image.
Position in the left top corner as before making sure you align it
with the previous bling.
( It may help to lower the opacity of the previous layer so you can
see where you are putting it. )
Copy this bling layer.
Paste as a new selection next to your first bling as we did before.
Each time you paste as a new selection make sure it lines up with the layer below it.
Keep pasting as a new selection positioning next to the previous one
again until you reach the end, selections/ select none.
If you have any overlap erase the extra.
Rename this layer to Bling 2

4.Activate Frame 3 of your bling,
copy and paste as a new layer on your working image.
Position in the left top corner as before making sure you align it
with the previous bling.
Copy this bling layer.
Paste as a new selection next to your first bling as we did before.
Each time you paste as a new selection make sure it lines up with the layer below it.
Keep pasting as a new selection positioning next to the previous one
again until you reach the end, selections/ select none.
If you have any overlap erase the extra.
Rename this layer to Bling 3

5.Activate Frame 4 of your bling,
copy and paste as a new layer on your working image.
Position in the left top corner as before making sure you align it
with the previous bling.
Copy this bling layer.
Paste as a new selection next to your first bling as we did before.
Each time you paste as a new selection make sure it lines up with the layer below it.
Keep pasting as a new selection positioning next to the previous one
again until you reach the end, selections/ select none.
If you have any overlap erase the extra.
Rename this layer to Bling 4
Remember to turn back up the opacity of all layers if you lowered them.

6.Activate your close up tube.
Copy, go to your working image and activate the bg layer.
Paste as a new layer, image/ mirror, image/ re-size to 300 pixels high,
all layers un-tabbed.
Position towards the bottom left corner.
Add a drop shadow of choice.
I am using V3 - H5 - O60 - B3.00 - C #000000
Adjust the blend mode to Luminance ( Legacy)
Lower the layer opacity to 70.
Re-name this layer to tube 1.

7.Activate your full body tube layer.
Copy, go to your working image.
Paste as a new layer, re-size to 400 pixels high,
all layers un-tabbed.
Position towards the left to your liking.
Add a drop shadow of choice.
I am using V3 - H5 - O60 - B3.00 - C #000000
Adjust/ sharpness/ sharpen.
Open your sparkle png.
Copy and paste onto the tube as a new selection
to areas of your choosing.
Re-name this layer to tube 2.

8.Layers/ new raster layer, name it copyright.
Add all your copyright info.

*** Note:
Save now or continue for the animation steps
*** End note:

9.Close layers bling 4, bling 3, bling 2
Edit/ copy merged.
Open up Animation shop and paste as a new animtion.
Go back to Paintshop, open bling 2, close bling 1.
Edit/ copy merged.
Go back to Animation shop and paste after current frame.
Go back to Paintshop, open bling 3, close bling 2.
Edit/ copy merged.
Go back to Animation shop and paste after current frame.
Go back to Paintshop, open bling 4, close bling 3.
Edit/ copy merged.
Go back to Animation shop and paste after current frame.

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.