Monday, October 26, 2009

Winter Beauty


Supplies
1 tube of choice - I used the beautiful artwork of Cane Hoyer which can be purchased here.
Font of Choice - I used Annabelle here
Scrapity Scrap and More Template 16 here
Snow - which I’ve supplied here - if you know who this snow belongs to will you please email me so that I gave can proper credit? Thanks.
Animation Shop
“Shiver” is a PTU tagger size scrap kit created by Lynne of Baby Cakes Scraps. You can download the kit here. You can visit her blog here.
Thank you Lynne for a truly gorgeous winter 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.
Image/Canvas Size
650 X 500
OK
Flood fill Raster 1 layer white.
Delete the credit layer.

Highlight Raster 2.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste Paper 2.Resize 70%
Position over the circle.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Copy of Vector 3 layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Flood Fill with a dark color that will match the paper.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Raster 3 layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste Paper 14 as a new layer.
Resize 30%
Position to the right side of the template layer.
Duplicate/Move to the left side of the paper.
Merge Down.
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Copy of Vector 1 layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Flood Fill with the same dark color you already used.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Raster 4 layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste Paper 7 as a new layer.
Resize 70%
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Raster 5 layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
Copy and paste Paper 9 as a new layer.
Resize 50%
Selections/Invert
Tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Highlight Copy of Vector 2 layer.
Select All/Float/Defloat
New Raster layer.
Flood Fill with a dark color that will match the paper.
Deselect.
Delete the template layer.

Copy and paste the following as new layers:
Flake, Flake 2, Flake 3
Resize all 30%
Position each one over a snowflake template layer.
Delete the template layers.

Add your embellishments:
Long Bow: Resize 35%
Butterfly: 20%
Butterfly 2: 20%
Blue Wreath: Resize 50% and 95%

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.

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

Add your Copyrights.

Add your name.

Open up the Snow that I’ve supplied.
Highlight Frame 1
Copy
Highlight your working canvas.
Highlight the Vertical Rectangle (you used Paper 9 on it).
Select All/Float/Defloat
Selections/Invert
Paste the snow as a new layer.
(The layer will overhang the frame. It’s alright. We’ll take care of that later)
Rename Snow 1

Make the snow layers active again.
Highlight Frame 2
Copy

Highlight your working canvas.
Paste as a new layer just above Snow 1
Rename this new layer Snow 2.

Repeat the above steps with the remaining snow layers.
Take your time and concentrate so you don’t lost track of which layers you’re copying and pasting….I’m advising from experience:S lol

Once you’ve copied and pasted all the snow layers onto your working image highlight each layer and tap the delete key.
Deselect.
Resize all layers 90%.
Now it’s time to animate.

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Close out all snow layers accept for Snow 1.
Copy Merge

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

Back into PSP.
Close out Snow 1 and open up Snow 2.
Copy Merge.

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

Back into PSP.
Close out Snow 2 and open up Snow 3.
Copy Merge.

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

Back into PSP.
Close out Snow 3 and open up Snow 4.
Copy Merge.

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

Back into PSP.
Close out Snow 4 and open up Snow 5.
Copy Merge.

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

Back into PSP.
Close out Snow 5 and open up Snow 6.
Copy Merge.

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

Back into PSP.
Close out Snow 6 and open up Snow 7.
Copy Merge.

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

Back into PSP.
Close out Snow 7 and open up Snow 8.
Copy Merge.

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

Back into PSP.
Close out Snow 8 and open up Snow 9.
Copy Merge.

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

Back into PSP.
Close out Snow 9 and open up Snow 10.
Copy Merge.

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

View your animation.
Admire the snow!
If you’re happy then save.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
I’d love to see your results.
Email me!
Hugs,
Bev

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