for this tutorial is Pink Paradox Productions
' Glitter of the Sea'
ŠNocturne used also you can purchase the tube
My license to
use # PFD_Swt59
Seems everyone has trouble finding the masks..sooooooo
the mask in the supplies zip.
Supplies (mask and word art) put the mask in your mask folder
was written in PSP X6. Must have a working knowledge of PSP...Well
it helps :)
Xenofex 2/ Constellation is used.
element 156.png Shift + D to duplicate window..
original. the duplicated one is your working image now. resize 60%
size 900 x 900 Center justify.
9.jpg and use your curves to darken the color.. settings below..
#2. Resize the
paper 80% copy and paste over to your working image.
Apply the mask
that came in your supplies zip.. to the paper.
#3. click K on
the keyboard your deformation box should pop up around the mask
pull out on the
corners of the mask.. some to enlarge the mask.. Note: don't pull
out so far that it goes over the edges
#4. Apply a 3d
shadow on the element.
#5. Open the
Sea Frame 16.png and resize 70% copy and paste it over to working
Apply the same
3D drop shadow on it that you did the white element.
#6. open frame
23.png and resize 70% colorize it, with settings below
#7. Open paper
9 again resize 80% copy and paste it over to your
working image and position the paper layer below the glitter frame
#8. Using the
magic wand tool click on the inside of the glitter frame.. go to
Selections/modify/expand 5 pixels
INVERT be on
the paper layer on the layer palette and CUT.. Apply a 3D drop
shadow on the frame.
Hide the top
layers above element 156..Click on its layer on the layer palette
the magic want tool and click on the outside of the element
Selections/Modify/ expand/ 25pixels.. Cut/Delete
It should look
like below...move it to the top left side of the image window.
#10 Open the
tube you're going to use.. if you use the one shown.. resize it 40%
#11. apply a 3d
drop shadow on it... put the shadow on its own layers by clicking
the box at the bottom
Add a new layer
and fill with white.. drag to bottom of layer palette.
#12. that way
you can erase part of the shadow that's behind her tail where it
still looks transparent.
erasing part of the shadow.. merge the mermaid and it's shadow..
element 83 resize 30% duplicate and mirror.
Open element 85
resize 50% duplicate and mirror (wait on putting the 3d shadow on
open element 92
resize 65% put it below the other layers behind the mermaid.
Deform the sand
where it's kind of flattened. See below. Don't let it go off the
edge of the image.
#14. Open the
Sea chest 38.png resize 30% copy and paste to working image..
have it's layer below the mermaids.
46.png resize 40%
102.png resize 30% duplicate and mirror
115 resize 25% duplicate and mirror.
resize 30% colorize shown below
all the elements
#15. on this
layer palette below it shows how I merged some elements I want the
coral on its own layer white lattice and the mermaid too
I added a word
art layer and copyright info layer.
the mermaid layer 2 times... the Coral layer 2 times
and the White
lattice layer 2 times.. where you have 3 layers of each
#16. Use your
selection tool and make a selection around the mermaids tail..
selection tool (point to point) and select around the mermaid tail..
half way down the body.
Constellation using these settings first time.. 2nd layer hit the
random seed button
3rd layer of
the mermaid hit random seed button again.
#18. Use these
same settings on all 3 of the coral layers.. hitting the random seed
button each time.. like you did above.. the mermaid layers.
On the 3
lattice layers apply the noise effect at random, monochrome, 20%,
22% and 24% on each consecutive layers of the lattice layer.
Hide the 2nd
and 3rd layers of the mermaid, coral & lattice have all layers
showing.. right click
on top of
window and COPY MERGED..
animation shop.. right click on desk top and paste as a new image.
back to PSP,
hide the top Mermaid, coral & lattice layers and un hid the middle
of those same layers right click on top COPY MERGED
animation shop and right click and paste behind current layer.
Back to PSP
hide the middle mermaid, coral & lattice layers and UN hid the
bottom of those same layers.
Right click on
top and COPY MERGED
animation shop and paste after current layer. You should have 3
frames to your animation now..
Check it.. see
if it looks ok.. (I had to do mine over again cause one of the coral
layers didn't have the animation on there)
if it looks
right.. SAVE AS a GIF..
Toodles till next time