Sunday, 25 November 2012

Frax Princess

Frax Princess
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 25th November 2012.
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Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using KG Behind these hazel eyes.
Tube of  choice.
I am using  Rock Princess by Arthur Crowe
Although mine is from PTE (now closed) you can purchase
Arthurs work here 
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence
Plugins needed.
Penta.com dot and cross ( Garbage collection )
VM Toolbox - Zoom Blur
Kai's Power tools (KPT5 FraxFlame) Used to be sold by Meta Creations.
Has now been bought out by CorelAAA frames fotoframe


Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9
and uses animation shop 3.
Open all supplies in paintshop
Double click on your font and minimize.
Install your plugins.
Open a new image, 600 w x 250 h at 72 dpi.

1. Flood fill your working image with a colour from your tube.
I am using #fd95cb
Effects/ Plugins/ Penta.com Dots and Cross
72 - 10 - 2
Copy your close up tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Effects/ Plugins/ VM Toolbox/ Zoom blur
72 - 23
Effects/ edge effects/ enhance more.
Rename this layer to sparkle.
Layers/ Duplicate layer, rename to sparkle 2
Layers/ Duplicate layer, rename to sparkle 3
Close layers sparkle 2 and 3.

2. Copy your middle size tube
Paste as a new layer.
Position to your liking on the left hand side.
Effects/ plugins/ KPT5 Fraxflame
Choose the setting you are happy with.
Mine are in the screenshot below.
Effects/ Edge effects/ Enhance More.



3. Copy your middle size tube again.
Paste as a new layer.
Position so it is in exactly the same position
the previous middle tube.
Add a drop shadow.
I am using H3, V3, O80, B9, colour #000000

4. Copy your smaller tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Image/ Mirror.
Position to your liking on the right hand side.
Add a drop shadow.
I am using H3, V3, O80, B9, colour #000000

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

5. Close sparkle 2 and sparkle 3.
Activate the sparkle layer.
Effects/ Alienskin Xenofex 2/ Constellation


Layers/ Merge/ Merge Visible.
Effects/ plugins/ AAA frames/ Foto frame.


Edit/ Copy.
Open animation shop,
Edit/ Paste as a new animation.

6. Back in paintshop edit undo twice.
Close sparkle layer and open sparkle 2 layer.
Activate the sparkle 2 layer.
Effects/ Alienskin Xenofex 2/ Constellation
Same settings but hit the random button once.
Layers/ Merge/ Merge Visible.
Effects/ plugins/ AAA frames/ Foto frame.
Same settings.
Edit/ Copy.
Open animation shop,
Edit/ Paste after current animation.

7. Back in paintshop edit undo twice.
Close sparkle 2 layer and open sparkle 3 layer.
Activate the sparkle 3 layer.
Effects/ Alienskin Xenofex 2/ Constellation
Same settings but hit the random button once.
Layers/ Merge/ Merge Visible.
Effects/ plugins/ AAA frames/ Foto frame.
Same settings.
Edit/ Copy.
Open animation shop,
Edit/ Paste after current animation.

8. 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 sig
Edit/ select all, edit/ propogate paste, edit/ paste into selected frame.

9. For your avatar crop your animation down to as close to 150 x 150 as you can.
Edit/ Select all, File/ export to paintshop.
Activate bottom layer,
Effects/ plugins/ AAA frames/ Foto frame.
Change the width to 2 everything else is the same.
Activate middle layer,
Effects/ plugins/ AAA frames/ Foto frame.
Same settings.
Activate top layer,
Effects/ plugins/ AAA frames/ Foto frame.
Same settings.
Select the red cross to close.
NO you don't want to save it but YES
you do want to update the changes back to animation shop.
Create your Initial in paintshop as normal, copy the file
and paste as a new animation into animation shop.
Copy the Initial in animation shop, activate your AV,
Edit/ select all, edit/ propogate paste, edit/ paste into selected frame and then file/save as.


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