Tuesday, 13 November 2012

Fairy Light

Fairy Light
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 13th November 2012.
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Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Nighty Nights
Tube of  choice.
I am using one by Zephir d'Elph
Mine is ZD0039 and available at UpYourArt
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence.
Lightray animation by Missy


This tutorial was written in PSP 9.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Install your plugin.
Open a new image, 600 w x 250 h at 72 dpi.

1.  Flood fill with a colour from your tube.
I am using #a1d18b
Copy your tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Image/ rotate/ free rotate/ left 90
all layers un-tabbed, rotate single layer un-tabbed.
Effects/ Distortion effects/ from left wind strength 100.

2. Copy your tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Position so most of her dress is in view.
Layers/ properties/ blend mode to Lighten.

3. Copy your tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Edit/ paste as a new layer.
Position to the far left.
Add a drop shadow of choice.
I am using H0, V0, O35, B9, colour #000000

4. Layers/ Merge/ Merge Visible.
Add all copyright info.

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

5. Edit/ Copy merged,
Open animation shop,
Edit/ Paste as a new animation.
Edit/ paste after current frame.
Continue pasting after current frame until you
have a total of 13 frames.
Open your animation.
Edit/ Select all.
Edit/ Animation re-size to 250 pixels high.
Activate your 13 frames again.
Edit/ Select all, edit/ propogate paste, Edit/ paste into selected frame.
Position so the animation is in the center
of the right hand space.

6. Open a new image 150 x 150 for your avatar.
Activate your animated signature,
Select the first frame,
Edit/ Copy
Activate your avatar,
edit/ propogate paste, Edit / paste into selected frame.

7. Create your name or Initial 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 or AV,
Edit/ select all, edit/ propogate paste, edit/ paste into selected frame.
Repeat this for any copyright you haven't yet added  and then file/save as.

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