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Friday, May 15, 2009

Angel of Rock

**Grand Opening of Twilight Scraps tut**
 
Supplies
 
Scrap kit of choice - I am using "Born to Rock" by Soxsational Scraps available as part of the Grand Opening of Twilight Scraps
**Kit is a FREEBIE from 15th to 18th May then it goes on sale**
Tube of choice - I am using the lovely artwork of Ismael Rac available from My PSP Tubes
Fonts of choice - I am using Freebooter and A&S Snapper Script
Plugins: Eye Candy 4000 Gradient Glow and Alien Skin Xenofex 2 Constellation


Ready? Let's Go...
 
 
Open a new 700 x 700 blank canvas flood-filled white
 
Paste Frame1 as new layer
 
Select the inside of Frame with your Magic Wand
Selections > Modify > Expand by 10
Add new raster layer
Paste Paper (of choice) INTO selection
I used Paper8
 
Activate your background layer
Set your Foreground to #000000 and open a paper of choice and set that as your Background
 
Select your Preset Shape Tool and set it to some Star shapes
Draw out various star shapes around your Frame
Convert to raster layer
 
Still on your Stars layer,
Paste Music (notes) as new layer
Position to your liking
 
Layers > Arrange > Move Down
(so music notes are below the stars layer)
 
You should have something resembling this:
 
 
Paste Amp as new layer
Resize by 30%
Position in lower left
 
Paste Shoes as new layer
Resize by 30%
Position beside Amp
 
Paste Skull as new layer
Resuze by 30%
Position in upper right
 
Paste a KeyChain (charm) as new layer
Resize by 70%
Layers > Arrange > Move Down
Position beneath the skull
 
Apply a drop shadow to the chain:
H & V - 1
Opacity - 60
Blur - 1.00
Colour - #000000
 
 
Paste Bow as new layer
Image > Rotate by 10 to the left
Resize by 30%
Position in upper left
 
Choose two colour TornHearts
Paste the first one as new layer
Image > Rotate by 20 to the left
Resize by 60%
Position in upper left
Layers > Arrange > Send to Bottom
 
Paste second torn heart as new layer
Image > Rotate by 20 to the right
Resize by 80%
Position to the right to your liking
 
Activate top layer again
 
Paste a butterfly as new layer
Image > Rotate by 20 to the left
Resize by 20%
Position to the left
Duplicate then Image > Mirror
 
Paste another butterfly as new later
Image > Rotate by 20 to the right
Resize by 20%
Position to the left
Duplicate and move toward the right
 
Paste another butterfly and repeat left rotation
Resize by 20% and position
 
 
Paste tube as new layer
Resize if necessary
Position to your liking
 
Resize tag to your liking
 
Paste one of the ROCK WordArts as new layer
Resize by 75%
Position at bottom of Tube
(I used two and set the top one to Hard Light to get the colour effect of mine)
 
Select your Text Tool and font of choice
I am using Freebooter
Set your Background to a colour matching your tag
I am using #75b9bf
 
Type out "Angel of" and position above the ROCK word Art
Objects > Align > Horizontal Centre in Canvas
Convert to raster layer
Apply a Gradient Glow in BLACK
 
Select your Text Tool again with another font of choice
I am using A&S Snapper Script
Set Foreground to #000000
Background to #75b9bf
Stroke width - 1.5
 
Type out your name
Objects > Align > Horizontal Centre in Canvas
Convert to raster layer and apply a slight drop shadow
 
Finally, add your © copyright, licence and watermark, then save as a GIF or JPG and you're done!
 

** THE FOLLOWING STEPS ARE FOR ANIMATION - IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO ANIMATE JUST SKIP THIS STEP **
 
Duplicate the ROCK WordArt twice
Rename Bling1, Bling2 and Bling 3
 
With your Selection Tool draw a rectangle around the word ROCK
 
 
Hide Bling2 and Bling3 activating only Bling1
 
Effects > Plugins > Alien Skin Xenofex 2 > Constellation with the following settings:
 
 
Hide Bling1 and activate Bling2
Apply the Constellation effect, adjusting the Random Seed
 
Hide Bling2 and activate Bling3
Apply same again, adjusting the Random Seed
 
Hide Bling2 and Bling3 again with only Bling1 visible
Edit > Copy Merged
 
Open Animation Shop
Edit > Paste as New Animation
 
Back to PSP
Hide Bling1 and activate Bling2
Edit > Copy Merged
 
In Animation Shop
Edit > Paste AFTER Current Frame
 
Back to PSP
Hide Bling2 and activate Bling3
Edit > Copy Merged
 
In Animation Shop
Edit > Paste after Current Frame
 
 
 
 
 
Finally, add your © copyright, licence and watermark, then save as a GIF or JPG and you're done!
 
Thanks for trying my tutorial!
 
::st!na::
 
 
Here is a non-animated version:
 
 
 
© Tutorial written by Stina on 12th May 2009
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