Saturday, August 22, 2009

Heaven's Serenity

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and show the animation.

Supplies
1 tube of choice - I’m using the artwork of Jennifer Janesko which you can purchase here
Font of Choice - I’m Artifice SSK here
Becky Mask 22 here
Animation Shop
“Wind Song” is a PTU tagger size scrap kit created by Lynne of Baby Cakes Scraps and can be purchased at Scraps with Attitude.
Thank you Lynne for an amazingly delicate kit!

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 X 700 transparent image.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Ribbon Frame 3 as a new layer.
Use your Magic Wand and click inside of it.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 3.
New Raster Layer below the frame.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
DO NOT DESELECT.

New Raster Layer beneath the frame.
Effects/3D Effects/CutOut


New Raster Layer.
Repeat the cutout effect accept change the horizontal numbers to 10.

Copy and paste Baby’s Breath as a new layer.
Resize 60%
Free rotate right 25 degrees.
Position behind the frame.
Duplicate as many times as you like and move them into position.

Copy and paste Glitter Flower 2 as a new layer.
Resize 40%.
Duplicate as many times as you like and position behind the frame.

Copy and paste Floral Butterfly as a new layer.
Resize 25%
Duplicate.

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster Layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Copy and paste Wire as a new layer.
Position at the top left corner of your canvas. Lower the Opacity to 89.
Copy and paste Cloud 2 as a new layer.
Position it near the bottom right corner a little. Lower the opacity to 77.
Copy and paste the bubbles as a new layer.
Merge visible the paper, wire, cloud, and bubbles.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
I gave mine a slight inner bevel:



Duplicate twice for a total of 3 layers.
Rename them Name 1, 2, and 3.

Highlight Name one.
Adjust/Add/Remove Noise/Add Noise

Highlight Name 2 and apply the Noise accept change the Noise number to 30.

Repeat with Name 3 accept change the Noise number to 40.

Close out Names 2 & 3.
Resize all layers 85%.
Copy Merge.

Time to animate:

Carry into Animation Shop.
Edit/Paste/As New Animation.

Back in PSP.
Close out Name 1.
Open Name 2.
Copy Merge.

Carry into AS.
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame.

Back in PSP.
Close out Name 2.
Open Name 3
Copy Merge.

Carry into AS.
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame.

View your animation.
If you’re happy then save.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my Show Arena.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Beautiful Autumn

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Supplies

1 tube of choice - I’m using the artwork of Jennifer Janesko which you can purchase here
Font of Choice - I’m using Kelly Brown here
Weescotlass Mask 167 here
“Indian Summer” is a PTU tagger size scrap kit created by Brenda of Cuddlebeez Scraps and can be purchased at Butterfly Blush Designs.
Thank you Brenda for a very festive kit that definitely gave the impression of an Indian Summer.

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 X 700 transparent image.
Flood fill white.

Copy and paste Frame 2 as a new layer.
Use your Magic Wand and click inside of it.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 6.
New Raster Layer below the frame.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Copy and paste your tube above the paper.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Close out your white canvas.
Merge visible.
Reopen your white canvas.

Copy and paste Ribbon 3 as a new layer.
Resize 40%
Line it up at the upper left corner along the inside portion of the frame.
Duplicate. Slide it across to create a full ribbon across from corner to corner.
Merge Down.
Duplicate/Flip.
Duplicate/Free rotate 90 degrees.
Duplicate/Mirror.
Merge visible these 4 ribbon layers.

Copy and paste Bead Strand as a new layer.
Resize 50%
Duplicate/Flip
Duplicate/Free rotate 90 degrees
Duplicate/Mirror.
Merge visible these 4 layers of beads.

Close out your white canvas again.
Merge visible.
Reopen your white canvas.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Leaf 1 & 2 -
Resize to your liking, duplicating as many times as you like.
Arrange them near the bottom left of the frame, and position a few at the top right corner as well.
Bow 1: Resize 60%
Bicycle: Resize 60%
Butterfly 1: Resize 60%
Butterfly 2: Resize 70%
Fern
Vine 1
Ribbon 1: Resize 50%
Diamond Trail: Resize 60%

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster Layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.
Resize 120%

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.

Resize all layers 85%.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my Show Arena.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev
 

Simply Me

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Supplies
2 tubes of choice - I’m using the artwork of PinUpToons which you can purchase here
Font of Choice - I’m using Hayward here
Zuzanna Mask 7 here
My Template 29 here
“Simply Melon” is a PTU tagger size scrap kit created by Cindy of Scrappin’ with Lil Ole Me and can be purchased at The Scrap Assylum. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Cindy for such an adorable kit!

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.

Delete the watermark flower layers.
Highlight Bars 1 layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste a paper of choice as a new layer.
Resize 50%
Position over the bars.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete layer.
Deselect.

Repeat the above step with Bars 2 layer.

Highlight Diamond 1 layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster Layer
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Selections/Modify/Contract by 15.
New Raster Layer
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Copy and paste one of your tubes as a new layer.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Repeat the above step with Diamond 2 layer.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Flower 6: Resize 60%
Ribbon 1: Resize 60%
Buttons 3 & 5: Resize 15%
Watermelon: Resize 25%
Star Ribbon
Bubbles

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster Layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my Show Arena.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Broken Heart

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The image below shows the animation.



Supplies
1 tube of choice - I’m using the artwork of Archie Dickens which you can purchase here
Font of Choice - I’m Maiandra GD which came with my pc
Weescotlass Mask 62 here
My supplies here
Animation Shop
“Dr. I Feel Bad” is a PTU tagger size scrap kit created by Gina of KiKeKA and can be purchased at Exquisite Scraps.
Thank you Gina for a brilliant kit!

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a transparent 700 X 700 canvas.
Flood Fill white.

Copy and paste Frame 1 as a new layer.
Resize 80%
Use your Magic Wand and click inside of it.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 2
Copy and paste a paper of choice as a new layer.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
DO NOT DESELECT

Copy and paste Heart 3 as a new layer over the paper layer
Resize 140%
Change the Opacity to Overlay

Copy and paste EKG as a new layer above the paper layer
Resize 60%
Tap the delete key.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer below the frame.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

In your color pallet -
Foreground: Black
Background: Null
Click on your Ellipse Tool - circle
Line Width: 3
Style: solid
Make a circle that’s just a little bit bigger than your frame.
Objects/Align/Center in Canvas
If it’s too small or too large just click on
Image/Resize
Move your curser along the circle until you see a Rocking A
Click your mouse.
A Text Box will open up.
Type in whatever you like.
Apply
In your Layers pallet Click on the + sign beside your writing
Click on the eye beside the New Eclipse layer
Highlight the Vector Layer
Right click
Convert to Raster Layer.

Add your embellishment.: I used:
Rx: Resize 40%
Heart 2: Resize 40%
Heart 1: Resize 30%
Bow 3: Resize 40%
Flower 2: 25%
Flower 1: Resize 30%

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster layer.
Select All
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Resize 120%

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.

Crop your image.

Time to animate:
Copy merge and carry into Animation Shop.
CTL + tap L (to duplicate) until you have 7 frames.

Open up the tears I supplied.
Animation/Resize
50%
Ctl + A (to highlight all frames)
Edit/Copy

Highlight your tag frames.
Ctl + A (to highlight all frames)
Ctl + E
Place the tears where you like on your tag
.
Highlight all frames,
Animation/Frame Properties
Change number to 25

Highlight the last Frame.
Animation/Frame Properties
Change number to 75

View your animation.
If you’re happy then save.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my Show Arena.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Double Trouble

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Supplies
1 tube of choice - I’m using the artwork of KatNKDA which you can purchase here
Font of Choice - I’m using Chicken Basket which I’ll supply here
Becky Mask 22 here
“Say Goodbye to Your Nuts” is a PTU full size scrap kit created by KatNKDA. It can be downloaded from her store NK Art Shop. You can visit Kat’s blog here.
Thank you Kat for another stunning kit!
I fell in love with Francis…lol

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

VERY IMPORTANT:
This kit includes a tube. You must have a license issued through KatNKDA in order to use it.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a transparent 700 X 700 canvas.
Flood Fill white.

First we’re going to make the paper for the mask.
New Rater Layer.
Copy and Paste paper 3 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Copy and paste Element 28 as a new layer and move it up a little.
Copy and paste Element 29 as a new layer.
Resize 40% and move to the bottom left corner.
Duplicate/Mirror
Duplicate and move to the center.
Merge visible your paper, tree, and fence sections.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Copy and paste Element 39 as a new layer.
Resize 25%
Use your Magic Wand and click inside of it and the bigger gaps along the edges.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 2.

New Raster layer below the frame.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selections.
DO NOT DESELECT.

Copy and paste Frances Tube (the squirrel) as a new layer above the paper.
Move into position (see my tag for reference).
Lower the Opacity to about 35 or so.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Copy and paste Element 1 as a new layer just above your white canvas.
Resize 50%
Move into position toward the left side of your frame.
Duplicate
Move into position.

Copy and paste the squirrel tube again.
Resize 50%
Duplicate/Resize 50%/Mirror

Add your embellishment.: I used:
Element 2: resize 25%
Element 35: Resize 25% Free rotate left 10 degrees
Element 25: Resize 25% and 40%
Element 4: Resize 25%
Element 5: Resize 25% and 40%

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.

Resize all layers 85%.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my Show Arena.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev
 

Bewitched

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The image below shows the animation.


Supplies

1 tube of choice - I’m using the artwork of Michael Calandra which you can purchase here
Font of Choice - I’m using Horror here
Mask 200 by Insatiable Dreams in Group 6 here
Eyecandy 5: Nature - Fire
Animation Shop
“Bewitched” is a PTU tagger size scrap kit created by Designs by Ali and can be purchased at Paradise4Scrappers.
Thank you Ali for such a stunning Halloween kit - eek!

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 X 700 transparent image.
Flood Fill white.

New Raster Layer.
Flood fill with a gradient. I used:
Foreground: black
Background: #496354
Angle 345
Repeats 2
Inverted checked

Copy and paste Pentagram 1 as a new layer.
Resize 120%
Lower the Opacity to about 31 or so.
Merge Down
Apply the mask
Merge Group.

Copy and paste Gate 1 as a new layer.
Resize 130%

Copy and paste Tree 1 as a new layer behind the gate.
 
Copy and paste Mist 1 as a new layer behind the tree.

Copy and paste Spell book 1 as a new layer.
Resize 60%

Copy and paste time 1 as a new layer.
Resize 30%

Copy and pate Crow 1 as a new layer.
Resize 25% and 80%

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.

Copy and paste Candle 2 as a new layer.
Resize 40%

Copy and paste Candle 3 as a new layer.
Resize 30%
Duplicate/Resize 80%

Copy and paste Candle 4 as a new layer.
Resize 25% and 50%

Merge Visible all 4 candle layers.
Duplicate twice for a total of 3 layers.
Rename Candle 1, 2, and 3
Using your Freehand Selection Tool, outline the flame of each of the candles.
Highlight Candle 1
Apply Eyecandy 5: Nature - Fire:


Highlight Candle 2 and apply the fire again accept hit the random seed button once.
Repeat the above with Candle 3.
Deselect.

Close out Candle layers 2 & 3.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.

Resize all layers 85%.

Copy Merge

Time to Animate:

Carry into Animation Shop.
Edit/Paste/As New animation.

Back into PSP.
Close out Candle 1.
Open Candle 2.
Copy Merge

Carry into AS
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame

Back into PSP.
Close out Candle 2.
Open Candle 3.
Copy Merge

Carry into AS
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame

Ctrl + A to highlight all the frames.
Animation/Frame Properties
Change the number to 20

View your animation.
If you’re happy then save.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my Show Arena.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Flutterby Fairiy

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Supplies
Font of Choice - I’m using Angelo DB here
Weescotlass Mask 119 here
My Template 31 here
“Tennin Fairy” is a PTU tagger size scrap kit created by Nikki of Creative Intentionz and can be purchased from Twilight Scraps.
Thank you Nikki for such an amazing kit!

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Delete my copyright layer.

Highlight Large Rectangel layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste a paper of choice as a new layer.
Selection/Invert
Tap the delete layer.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.
Give it a slight inner bevel:


Repeat the above steps with Small Rectangle layer.

Merge Visible the two oval layers.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Make a gradient and flood fill.
DO NOT DESELECT

Copy and paste Papillion Fairy 2 as a new layer.
Resize 50% and position over one of the ovals.
Selection/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect
Image/Mirror
Move into better position over the other oval if need be by using the arrow key on your keyboard.
Merge Down.
Change the opacity to 51

Highlight the Stitches layer and give a drop shadow.

Highlight the Bow layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste a paper of choice as a new layer.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Stone Path
Leaves 2: Resize 70%
Tree 1: Resize 70%
Vines 1: Resize 70%

Copy and paste Papillion Fairy 1 as a new layer.

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster Layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
I gave mine the same inner bevel as before.

Crop your image.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my Show Arena.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev
 

Sail Away

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Supplies
Font of Choice - I’m using A Yummy Apology here
Weescotlass Mask 128 here
My Template 38 here
Mura Meister Clouds
“Gwaragedd Annwn ” is a PTU tagger size scrap kit created by Nikki of Creative Intentionz and can be purchased from Twilight Scraps.
Thank you Nikki for another amazing kit!

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Delete my copyright layer.

Highlight Rec layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Flood Fill with #b8d7f6
DO NOT DESELECT
Apply Mura Meister Cloud:



Copy and paste Water as a new layer.
Resize 70%.
Position near the bottom of the template.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
DO NOT DESELECT YET

Copy and paste the sun as a new layer.
Resize 50%
Move to the upper right corner.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Copy and paste the boat as a new layer.
Resize 50%

Copy and paste the Butterflies as a new layer.
Resize 30%

Add your embellishments. I used:
Grass 1: Resize 50%
Vines: Resize 50%
Flowers 2
Tree 1
Daffodils: Resize 40%

Copy and paste Papillion Fairy 2 as a new layer.

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster Layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.
I gave mine an inner bevel:


Crop your image.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my Show Arena.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Pumpkin Patch

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Supplies
 
Font of Choice - I’m using Toontime Regular here
Becky mask 22 here
Mura Meister Clouds
“Autumn Garden” is a PTU tagger size scrap kit by Shani of Wicked Princess Scraps and can be purchased at Paradise4Scrappers.
Thank you Shani for such an adorable kit!

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 X 700 transparent image.
Flood Fill white.

First we’re going to make the layer for the mask.

Copy and paste Grass as a new layer.
Move to the bottom of the canvas.

Copy and paste Fence as a new layer above the Grass.
Resize 60%
Dupplicate/Mirror
Move it so that it forms a fence line across the canvas.
Merge Down.
Move into position so that it appears to be just a little bit lower than the grass.

Copy and paste Sunflower 1 as a new layer.
Resize 50%
Duplicate 3 more times and place them along the bottom of the fence.

Copy and paste the tree as a new layer.
Resize 120%
In your layer pallet move it below the fence.

Copy and paste the Sun as a new layer.
Move it into the top left corner.

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster layer.
Flood fill with #9dd8f6
Apply Mura Meister Cloud


Close out your white background.
Merge Visible.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Copy and paste Frame 2 as a new layer.
Free rotate left 90 degrees
Resize 60%.
Free rotate left 5 degrees.
Use your Magic Wand and click inside.
New Raster Layer below the frame.
Flood fill with #9dd8f6
Apply Mura Meister Cloud - same settings.
Copy and paste Bow 4 as a new layer.
Resize 40% - free rotate left 20 degrees
Copy and paste Mama Bear 4 as a new layer.
Resize 85%.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Close out your white canvas and mask layer.
Merge visible.

Repeat the above steps accept free rotate the frame and bow to the right.
Move both merged frame layers into position.
See my tag for reference.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Flowers 5: Resize
Bee 2: Resize 30% Free rotate 20 degrees
Patch 1: Resize 60%
Can: Resize 60%
Potting Soil: Resize 60%

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.

I gave mine a slight inner bevel:


Resize all layers 85%.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my Show Arena.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Monday, August 17, 2009

True Love Stories...


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Supplies
1 tube of choice - I’m using the artwork of Zindy S.D. Nielsen which you can purchase here
Font of Choice - I’m using Annabelle here
Weescotlass Mask 254 here
Divine Intentionz, Missy Template 29 here
“Fantasia” is a PTU tagger size scrap kit by Julie of Bits ‘n Bobs. It can be purchased at Exquisite Scraps. Thank you Julie for such a precious dreamy kit!

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift + D.
Close out the original.
Delete the watermark layer and Brush by Ivy layer.
Resize all layers 120%.

We’re going to do the mask layer first so you might want to close out all your template layers so you can see what you’re doing.
New Raster Layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Deselect.
Copy and paste the trellis ladder as a new layer. Resize 80%. Using your Freehand Selection Tool, outline the ladder.
Selections/Modify/Feather
Number of Pixels: 43
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key just to give it a slight feathered look.
Deselect.
Lower the Opacity to 48.
Copy and paste the grass as a new layer. Move it toward the left of your canvas.
Duplicate/Mirror.
Merge Visible these 2 grass layers.
Lower the opacity to 48.
Copy and paste a Cloud of choice as a new layer.
Move into position near the top of your frame.
Lower the Opacity to 71.
Close out your white canvas and Merge Visible.
Apply the Mask.
Be sure the layer with the mask is highlighted.
Click on your pick tool.
Reopen the Scalloped Rectangle Edge layer.
Pull each side of our mask layer out just a little until you can see some of the grass on each side peeking out from the sides of the scalloped rectangle layer. Once you’re happy with it then Merge Group.
And there you have it - your mask layer is done!

Highlight the Scalloped Rectangle Edge layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster Layer.
Copy and paste Into Selection a paper of choice.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Repeat the above step with the Large and Small Rectangle layers.
Copy and paste your tube over the Small Rectangle layer.
Move it into position.
Highlight the Small Rectangle Layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Selections/Modify/Feather
Number of pixels: 43
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key until you have the desired feathered look you want.
Deselect.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Feather 1: Resize 80%. Free rotate left 30 degrees
Feather 2: Resize 80%. Mirror. Free rotate right 15 degrees
Feather 3: Resize 80%. Free rotate left 15 degrees
Sparkle 1: Resize 40%
Butterfly 1: Resize 40%
Dove 2: Resize 75%
Dove 3: Resize 85%
Bubbles 2
String 4: Resize 80%

Using your Text Tool, type out “True love stores never have endings” and position over the top of your tag.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.I’d love to see your results and show it off in my Show Arena.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

Sunday, August 16, 2009

A Nightmare in Fells

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Supplies
1 tube of choice - I’m using the artwork of Zindy S.D. Nielsen which you can purchase here
Font of Choice - I’m using Blood Cyrillic here
Weescotlass Mask 254 here
“A Night in Fells” is a PTU tagger size scrap kit by Lori of Crazy Lady Scraps and can be purchased at The Scrap Asylum. You can visit Lori‘s blog here.
Thank you Lori for another Spook-tacular kit!
Mwhahaha!

This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 X 700 transparent image.
Flood Fill white.

New Raster layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste a paper of choice Into Selection.
Copy and paste Element 8 as a new layer.
Merge Down.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Copy and paste Element 3 as a new layer.
Resize 65%.
Use your Selection Tool set on Ellipse and create an oval centered over the cover of the book.
Copy and paste as new layers Elements 25 & 26.
It’s alright to leave some hanging outside of the dotted oval lines!
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Merge Visible the trees and tube layer.
Selections/Modify/Feather
Number of Pixels: 43
Tap the delete key until you have the feathered look you want.
Deselect.

Merge Visible the feathered image and the book.
Free rotate left 15 degrees.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Element 12: Resize 50%
Element 25
Element 16: Resize 50% Free rotate right 20 degrees
Element 2
Element 4: Resize
Element 23: Resize 40%
Element 1: Didn’t resize to place behind the book.
Resized 25% to place in front of the book. Duplicated and resized 80%.
Element 7
Element 6

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.

Resize all layers 85%.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my Show Arena.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev
 
 
 
 
 

Bloody Night

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Image below shows the animationa.




Supplies
1 tube of choice - I’m using the artwork of Cane Hoyer which you can purchase here
Font of Choice - I’m using Abagail Jackson
Creative Desires Mask 31
I’ve supplied both the font and mask here
If you know who this mask belongs to will you please email me so that I can give proper credit? Thank you!
Alien Skin Xenofex 2: Lightning
Animation Shop
“Bloody Night” is a FTU full size scrap kit by Seachell Scrapz and can be downloaded from her blog here. Please leave a thank you when downloading. It’s a small gesture for hard work given freely.
Thank you Seachell for sharing such spooky talent!


This tutorial was written assuming you have a working knowledge of PSP.

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up a 700 X 700 transparent image.
Flood Fill white.

Copy and paste Element 13 as a new layer.
Resize 25% and 85%.
Use your Magic Wand and click inside of it.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 4.
Copy and paste a Paper 4 as a new layer.
Resize 25% and 65%.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.

Duplicate the paper 4 times for a total of 5 paper layers.
Rename them Lightning 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5.

Highlight Lightning 1 and apply Xenofex 2 - Lightning:


Repeat the above step with Lightning 2, 3, and 4 accept each time hit the Random Seed button once.

Close out Lightning layers 2, 3, 4, and 5.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Element 5: Resize 25% and 50%
Element 11: Resize 25% and 40%
Element 3: Resize 25% and 40%. Free rotate left 85 degrees
Element 23: Resize 25% and 70%

Highlight your white canvas.
New Raster Layer.
Select All.
Copy and paste Paper for as a new layer.
Copy and paste Element 19 as a new layer.
Resize 25% and 80%
Duplicate/Merge Down
Duplicate/Merge Down again
Merge the wire down to the paper.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your copyrights.

Add your name.

Resize all layers 85%.

Time to Animate:
Copy Merge and carry into Animation Shop.
Edit/Paste/As New Animation

Go back into PSP
Close out Lightning 1. Open up Lightning 2
Copy Merge and Carry into AS.
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame.

Go back into PSP
Close out Lightning 2. Open up Lightning 3
Copy Merge and Carry into AS.

Go back into PSP
Close out Lightning 3. Open up Lightning 4
Copy Merge and Carry into AS.

Go back into PSP
Close out Lightning 4. Open up Lightning 5
Copy Merge and Carry into AS.

Edit/Paste/After Current Frame.
Ctrl + A to highlight all frames
Animations/Frame Properties:
Change the display time to 25.

Highlight the last frame.
Animation/Frame Properties:
Change the display time to 150.
Edit/Copy
(Because it should’ve been the only frame you had highlighted ONLY THIS FRAME will have been copied)

Click on Frame 2.
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame.

Click on Frame 4.
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame
.
You should now have 7 frames.
View your animation.

If you’re happy with it then save.
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results and show it off in my Show Arena.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev
 
 
 
 
 

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