Scrapkit used Beehive Express Blog Train....
Designs ' Indian Summer'
I am putting
the direct download for the kit
HERE.. sometimes it's hard to find all the pieces of the blog
train kit... I
spent hours finding all the pieces... to all the FTU kits I use.. so
thought I'd save you some time!!! lol
HERE In this zip is the two masks you will need and two glitter
bkgs that you can use.
Extract the masks into your mask folder or where
ever you store your masks.
I wrote this tutorial using PSP X 7... any version
will work, some settings might have to be tweaked.
Mura's Copies and Xenofex 2/Constellation
I used the artwork of
#1. Open the leaf thats in the kit. Shift + D to
duplicate it.. close original. Resize 11% Image/ Canvas Size
900 x 900 Center justify.
#2. below is Mura's Copies applied to the leaf.
#3. Apply a 3D drop shadow on the leaves using the
#4. Open paper 1.jpg Copy and paste it over to
your wrorking image... Click the K on the keyboard (this works with
newer versions of PSP..
your deformation tool till be activated
Use the tool to pull out on the paper some to
#5. Apply mask 4InsatiableDreams.jpg to the bkg
#6. Merge/ Merge group..
#7. Open paper solid 5.jpg Copy and paste it to
your working image. On top of the other paper layer.
'K' on the keyboard...Deformation tool pull out
the edges some to enlarge the reddish paper... don't enlarge paste
the edges of the
#8. Apply the DBV_Mask112.jpg to the reddish paper
layer. Using these settings below.
#9. You image will look like below...Add a new
layer above this last Mask layer.
#10.. on the mask layer.. Select all/ float/ de
float. Using your materials properties box.. make your Fill the
glitter pattern that was
included in the supplies zip.. either color you
want.. the ruse or turquoise glitter.. I'm using the turquoise one.
#11. Set the scale of the fill to 50%... Fill on
the newly added layer. ABOVE the mask layer.
#12. begin clicking and filling the mask layer,
there are lots of lil dots you will have to fill... that's scattered
#13. Delete the layer that's below the glitter..
The orange red paper..
#14.Apply an inner bevel on the glitter layer...
and a 3D drop shadow.
#15. Your image should look like the one below.
#16. Begin putting your elements on the working
Below are the settings for changing the color of
the girl's outfit..
#17. then I used Curves to darken the color.
#18. I opened Flower 2 and resized25%
Flower 1 resized18%
the Girl tube was resized 52 %
How I cropped the girl tube.. was I selected all
of the leaves.. and being on the gir's layer, I used the
eraser tool and erased the bottom
of the tube..
and being on the gir's layer, I used
the eraser tool and erased the bottom
of the tube..
#19. Un select.. then erase the other part of the
tube you don't want.
#20. Don't forget the 3D drop shadows... I know I
repeat myself.. but there are people no matter HOW many times I
them they won't use the 3D drop shadow on the
elements and tubes.. its a pet peeve of mine lol...
things look SOOO MUCH better if it has the drop
#21. Open the fern element, resize 20%
bow element resize 20%
Rickrack 80% duplicated.. use deformation
tool to turn
Metal dragonfly 15% use deformation tool to
#22. Add a new layer and drag to the bottom of the
layer palette.. fill with white.
Don't forget your copyright info.
Merge all the top element layers... Duplicate
the Mask layer 2 times so that you have 3 layers of it..
on all three mask layers you will be applying
Xenofex 2/ Constellation
#23. apply these settings to the top of the mask
layers you duplicated . to the next mask layer down.. you go back to
constellation and click the RANDOM SEE BUTTON..
To the 3rd mask layer down.. back to Xenofex 2/
Constellation and click the RANDOM SEED BUTTON..
#24. Time to open your animation shop... Hide the
bottom 2 mask layers and have everything else showing.. right click
top of image window and COPY MERGED.. To animation
shop and right click on it's desktop and paste as a new animation.
Back to PSP hide the top of the mask layers and un
hide the middle one.. right click on the window top and COPY MERGRED
to animation shop and right click and paste after
back to PSP and hide the middle mask layer and un
hide the bottom mask layer, right click on top of image and copy
over to animation shop and paste after current
frame.. you should have 3 frames now..
You can go to animation/ resize.. in animation
shop or before you start doing animation shop you could of resized
your working image
in PSP it's up to you...when you wanat to resize.
Check your animation.. if it looks alright.. Save
as a GIF...
Toodles till next time