St. Patricks Day Tag Tutorial




Supplies:
PSP X3 (All Versions Should work)
Jasc Animation Shop
St.Patricks Day Tube by Luna Designs:This is a PTU tube, you must have a license to use this tube, which is available at My Tubed Art
Other Supplies: Download here
Please do not use these supplies for anything other than the tutorial

Getting Prepared:

Open and minimize or install your font

Ok Lets get started :)

"You can drag the arrow to help you keep your place"


Open sherristpatrickmask.jpg

Open your tube I am using a tube called StPatricksDay by LunaDesigns purchased from My Tubed Art

Click on your tube to activate it highlight Raster Layer 2 on your layer palette and delete

File New Image 600 x 500

Layers New Raster Layer
Flood Fill with the color #ffffff
Layers New Raster Layer
Flood Fill with the color #96B671

Layers New Mask Layer From Image
With the following settings:
Source Window: sherristpatrickmask.jpg
Create mask from: source luminance (checked)



Activate your tube
Edit Copy

Click Magic Wand Tool to make that active
With the following settings:



Highlight your top layer on your layer palette
Layers Merge Merge Down

with your magic wand click on your picture in the middle to make a selection
see my image below for example



Activate your tube
Edit Copy

Back to your image
Edit Paste Paste into selection

Adjust Blur Gaussian Blur Radius 10.00

Adjust Add/Remove Noise Add Noise
With The following settings:

Settings:
Gaussian (checked)
Noise 15%
Monochrome (checked)



Selection Select None (Ctrl + D)

Activate your tube
Edit Copy
Edit Paste as a new layer

Image Resize 90% all layers (unchecked)
Repeat this step
Move tube over to the left see my picture for placement

Effects 3D Effects Drop Shadow
With the following settings:

Settings:
Vertical: 1
Horizontal: 1
Opacity: 50
Blur: 1.00
Color: #000000



Repeat this step only change Vertical and Horizontal to -1

Open up sherriyellowflower.psp
Edit Copy

Back to your main image
Edit Paste as a New Layer

Move flower to bottom see my image for placement
Layers Duplicate Move flower next to the other one see mine for placement
Layers Duplicate Move flower above the other ones see mine for placement

Open sherributterfly.psp

Edit Copy
Back to your main image
Edit Paste as a New Layer
Move butterfly next to flowers see my image for placement

On your material Palette set foreground to #456324
Set background to #DDA52B



Open your font I am using the font Cry Uncial
With the following settings:

Settings:
Create as vector
Font Cry Uncial
Size 36
Stroke Width 1.0
Anti-Alias (checked)



Add your desired text (I used my name)

Layers Convert To Raster Layer

Effects 3D Effects Drop Shadow same settings as above

Layers New Raster Layer
Add your Artist Credits
Layers Merge Merge Visible

File Save as psp image

Open your Animation Shop

Open your image you just saved
Edit Duplicate Selected
Edit Duplicate Selected again
you should have 3 frames

Open sherriglittershamrock.gif

Edit Select All
Edit Copy

Back to your tag image
Activate Frame 1
Edit Select All
Edit Paste into selected frame
Place your shamrocks at the top see my image for placement
Edit Select All
Edit Paste into selected frame
Place your shamrocks to the Right side see my image for placement
Edit Select All
Edit Paste into selected frame
Place your shamrocks to the bottom of your pot of gold see my image for placement

View Animation

File Save as gif name it
Click Next on the next 3 screens and then click Finish.

Hope you enjoyed my tutorial :)
Hugs, Sherri (aka Black Rose)



This tutorial was written on 2/11/11 from my own ideas and any resemblance
to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.


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