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Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Respect the Sisterhood





This tutorial was written by me, Lori, on March 23, 2010.
And it was written for those who should already have a basic knowledge of working with PSP. I used Paint Shop Pro XI. Do not copy this tutorial and post it through any group or claim it as your own. Please share a text link only. If you use this tutorial please send me a copy of the tag you made with it to my e-mail to the left. I'd LOVE to see the creations and post into my slide show! Thank You!
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is strictly coincidental.

Supplies needed
Tube(s) of choice, I used ©Ismael Rac, you must purchase a license to use his artwork and can be found here.
PTU Scrapkit by Tamsin of Tamsin McAtee Studios called "Hog Ride" No longer available.
Tag template#8 (all the way at the bottom), by Horseplay's Pasture and can be found here.
Font of choice (I used Satisfaction and Girls are weird)
Plug ins Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact and Xero (Porcelain) and Unlead Effects (3D Sphere)which can be found here
Mask of choice.
Please remember to stop and save often.
Add drop shadow of choice as you go. Refer to my example as needed, merge layers down as needed to make things a little eaiser.

Let's Rock this Tutorial!!

Open the template in PSP, using your shortcut keys on your keyboard (SHIFT+D) duplicate the template as a new image. Resize canvas size to 800x800. You will crop and resize later. Close the original.

Open papers 1, 2, 3, 6 and10. Resize as needed. For example, when I look at the blue bar where it tells me what I've opened paper1, it tells me what percentage I'm viewing it at. For me it's usually 16%, so I resize to 16% bringing it to 100%. ( I hope that made sense!) Once you've done this, minimize for later use.
Minimize for later use.

Flood fill the background layer with white. Select all add new raster layer and add paper 3 as a new raster layer and add mask of choice. Merge Group.

Go to Rectangle Back layer, Select-All- Selections-Float-Defloat. Add new raster layer, copy and paste paper 6 into selection. Delete original layer. Arrange above Rght Rectangle layer. Go to right rectangle layer, Select-All-Float-Defloat-Go to the Rectangle Black layer and hit delete key on keyboard. do this with the Left Rectangle and Center Rectangle layers.

Go to mask layer, Add element glitter spray2 as a new layer, resize and arrange to the top right corner of tag, Duplicate layer, go to Image-Flip-Image-Mirror. Do this with glitter spray1 and sparkles.

Go to Center Rectangle, paste paper10 as a new layer, Go back to Center Rectangle-Selections-All-Float-Defloat-Invert, go to paper10 layer and hit delete key on keyboard. Do this with Right Rectangle using paper1 and Left Rectangle using paper2. Delete original layers. Go back to the Center Rectangle, add a tube of choice resize and arrange to fit in the Center Rectangle, go back to the Center Rectangle-Selections-All-Float-Defloat-Invert go to the tube layer and hit delete key on keyboard, again do this with the Left and Right Rectangles. Go to the first tube layer and merge each tube down until they are on one layer. Go to the first Rectangle and merge down until all 3 rectangles are on the same layer.

Open boarder2 paste as new layer above the tube layer, resize to fit inside the frames you made.

Open divider2, paste as new layer resize and arrange over the Top Diamond Line. Duplicate layer, go to Image-Flip. Delete original Diamond layers.

Open flower 4, resize and arrange on the bottom right of the right frame. Open flower3 resize a little smaller and arrange over flower4. Open the screw, resize and arrange over flower3. Merge down until all three are on one layer.

Add main tube of choice, resize and arrange to liking.

Open bling2, paste as new layer, go to Images-Flip and resize and arrange to liking, on the left. Duplicate layer, arrange the copy below the 3 tube layer. Go to the rectangles layer, Selections-All-Float-Defloat-Invert and hit the delete key on the keyboard. Go to the original Bling layer, and with your eraser brush, erase some that is over your main tube and the other tubes, so it looks like it's wrapped around the tubes. See mine above for example.

Go back to the flower we made, duplicate and arrange as top layer on the left bottom of the left rectangle. Duplicate and arrange to the top left of the left rectangle.

Add any other elements of choice, name and Copyright info!

For Spinning Ball:
Open paper1 resize 150x150 pixels, open flames resize 57x23 pixels, copy and paste as new layer, arrange in the middle to the right, duplicate layer and arrange on the left. Merge visiable.

Go to Effects: Ulead Effects 3Dmap using these settings: Style: Sphere; X-angle: 0; Y-angle: 0; Z-angle: 24; Seamless stitch clicked; 1/25 Frames. Click on save
save where you can find later and then click cancel and close Unlead Effects

Open your animation shop and open the ball we just created and delete the first frame. Click on any frame, copy Go back to psp and paste as a new layer and arrange to liking. Using your Ellipse tool with the foreground set to black and background set to none, draw a circle around your spinning ball. Convert this to a raster layer. Go to Effects-Alien Skin Eye Candy 5:Impact-Chrome-Settings tag: Metal Scratched with flat edge using these settings in the Basic tab: Bevel width:40; Bevel hight:80; Smoothness:38; Round corners:0; click 'inside selection'; Reflection Map: Abstract - Stainless Steal; Blur:0. In the lighting tab apply these settings: Lighting:Direction: 135; Inclination: 35; Highlight Brightness:50; Highlight size:0; Highlight color: Black; tint amount:54; tint color: Black; surface: rough; Bump Depth:80; Bump Spacing:60.00; Speed: 894.

With your magic wand, click inside the circle. Go to Selections-Modify-Expand by 2. Add new raster layer and move below the circle layer.Go to Effects-Alien Skin EyeCandy5:Impact-Glass using these settings: Bevel width: 25.00; Bevel Smoothness:100; Round Selection Corners: 70; Bevel Placement: Inside Selection; Glass color: #fd6b27; Opacity: 0; Tinting:56; Refraction: 51; Inner Shadow Opacity: 47; Drop Shadow Opacity: 100; Shadow offset: 25.79; Shadow Glow: 19. clear/deselect/merge the circle layer with the glass layer. In the lighting tab apply these settings: Lighting:Direction: 90; Inclination: 50; Highlight Brightness:75; Highlight size:75; Highlight color: clear; Reflection map: none. Go to Selections-None. Merge the circle layer down with the glass layer.

Hide the glass layer and merge visiable.

For animation:
Copy your tag and paste new animation in animation shop hold down control L untill you have 24 frames. Go to your ball animation Select all, copy
and go to your tag, Select all, paste into selected frame and arrange to liking. Go back to psp, copy your glass layer, paste as a new animation in animation shop
hold down control L untill you have 24 frames. Select All, copy and go to your tag, make sure you still have all frames selected and paste glass in selected frame, arrange to fit over spinning ball. View your animation and save as a .gif.

Thanks for Rocking Out my tutorial, I hope you enjoyed! ~Lori

and here's the two layouts!! How awesome are these??? and yes...one is animated so click on the second layout to see the animation!!






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