Saturday, August 14, 2010

Silent as the Grave



Supplies

1 tube of your choice - I used the awesome artwork of Michael Calandra at MPT
Font of Choice - I used Merced here
Vix PSP Mask 393 here
Scrapity Scrap and More Template 18 here
Animation Shop
“Silent as the Grave” is a PTU scrap kit created by
Sarah of LadyRaven Creations and can be purchased at Lollipops n Gumdrops.
Thank you Sarah for a really wicked kit!

~♥~ Let’s get started ~♥~

Open up the template.
Shift + D.
Close out the Original.
Resize all layers 130%
Image/Canvas Size
700 X 700
OK
New Raster layer.
Flood fill white and send to bottom.
Delete the credit layer.

Highlight Copy of Slats layer.
Click on each line with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 12 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Copy of Rectangles layer.
Click on each rectangle with your Magic Wand.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 13 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Copy of Circle 1 layer.
Merge Down.
Both Circles should be on one layer.
Use your Magic Wand and click on both Circles.
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 7 Into Selection.
Selections/Modify/Contract by 6.
Tap the delete key.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 3.
New Raster layer below your new circle frames.
Copy and paste Paper 19 Into Selection.
Copy and paste Jeweled Border 1 as a new layer.
Resize 50%/Move into position below the frame of the top circle.
Paste Jeweled Border 1 again.
Resize 50%/Move into Position below the frame of the bottom circle.
Selections/Invert
Highlight each of the element layers and tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Copy of Circle Swirl 1 layer.
Merge Down.
Both Circle Swirl layers should be on one layer now.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 7 Into Selection.
Selections/Modify/Contract by 3.
Tap the delete key.
Selections/Modify/Expand by 2.
New Raster layer below the new frame you just made.
Copy and paste Paper 19 Into Selection.
Copy and paste Skull 1 as a new layer.
Resize 45%
Move into position below the frame of the largest circle of the swirl layer - it will be slightly bigger than the frame and that’s ok! We’ll take care of that later.
Duplicate/Resize 90% /Move beneath the next Swirl Frame.
Duplicate/Resize 90%/Move beneath the next Swirl Frame.
Keep repeating this process until you have a skull beneath each circle.

Paste the skull again.
Resize 45%/Mirror
Repeat the above step with the top set of circle swirls.

Merge Visible all skull layers.
Highlight the paper of the circle swirls.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Highlight the merged skull layer.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Rename Skulls
Close the layer out for now.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Resize so that the face will fit snugly into the largest circle of the swirl layer.
Highlight the paper layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Selection/Invert
Highlight the tube layer.
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Repeat the same procedure you did with the skull.
Once you’ve merged visible all tube layers rename it “Face”.

Highlight the Skull layer.
Lower the Opacity to 0.

Highlight the Face layer.
Be sure the Opaicty is set to 100.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.

Add your embellishments. I used:
Row Stitches: Resize 30%
Ball and Chain Heart: Resize 50%

Highlight your white background.
Select All
New Raster layer.
Copy and paste Paper 21 Into Selection.
Deselect.
Apply the mask.
Merge Group.

Add your credits.

Add your name.

Copy Merge

~Time to Animate~

Open up Animation Shop
Edit/Paste/As New Animation

Back in PSP.
Face Layer: Lower the Opacity to 90
Skull Layer: Bring the Opacity up to 10
Copy Merge.

Back in AS.
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame.

Back in PSP.
Face Layer: Lower the Opacity to 80
Skull Layer: Bring the Opacity up to 20
Copy Merge

Back in AS
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame

Back in PSP.
Face Layer: Lower the Opacity to 70
Skull Layer: Bring the Opacity up to 30
Copy Merge

Back in AS
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame

Back in PSP.
Face Layer: Lower the Opacity to 60
Skull Layer: Bring the Opacity up to 40
Copy Merge

Back in AS
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame

Back in PSP
Face Layer: Lower the Opacity to 50
Skull Layer: Bring the Opacity up to 50
Copy Merge

Back in AS
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame

Back in PSP
Face Layer: Lower the Opacity to 40
Skull Layer: Bring the Opacity up to 60
Copy Merge

Back in AS
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame

Back in PSP
Face Layer: Lower the Opacity to 30
Skull Layer: Bring the Opacity up to 70
Copy Merge

Back in AS
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame
Back in PSP
Face Layer: Lower the Opacity to 20
Skull Layer: Bring the Opacity up to 80
Copy Merge

Back in AS
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame

Back in PSP
Face Layer: Lower the Opacity to 10
Skull Layer: Bring the Opacity up to 90
Copy Merge

Back in AS
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame

Back in PSP
Face Layer: Lower the Opacity to 0
Skull Layer: Bring the Opacity up to 100
Copy Merge

Back in AS
Edit/Paste After Current Frame

You should have 11 frames.
Ctrl + A (to highlight all frames)
Edit/Copy
Edit/Paste
Ctrl + A
Animation/Reverse Frames
Edit/Copy

Highlight the original frames.
Click on Frame 11.
Edit/Paste/After Current Frame

Click on Frame 11.
Animation/Frame Properties
Display Time: 150
OK

Highlight Frame 22.
Animation/Frame Properties
Display Time: 150
OK

Animation/Resize Animation:
Percentage of Original checked
Width x Height:
80
OK

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 gallery.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

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