Angel Friends

 
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This Tutorial was Inspired by a Few People I know, Who's Caring & Generosity Have Truly Touched My Heart, You Gals Know Who You are, Without their Generosity Alot of My Tutorials Wouldnt Exist, and has Proven to me that my Friends Really are Angels, So Thankyou Gals xxx
 
This Tutorial was Written by Myself, any Similarity to any other Tutorial is Purely by Chance, This is a Non Profit Tutorial Written Entirely for Your Pleasure, Please Do Not Spoil it for Other People by Making Profit From this, Thankyou
 
Supplies Needed ~ PSP & Animation Shop
 
4 Tubes of Choice by the Same Artist. I used the Fab Artwork of Angie Monasterio www.exotica.com.ar , You can now purchase this artwork from CILM, Please Do Not Use Without Purchasing a license.
 
Frame and Bow from a Scrap Kit called Pure Purple from the Very Talented Clarey from Bagz of Scrapz, thankyou huni, check out her awesome yahoo group HERE
 
Doodle & Creative Desires Mask43, Found through share groups, If you made these please contact me so i can give you full credit or remove thankyou.
 
Xenofex 2 ~ Constellation
 
Font of Choice ~ I used BD Santa Monica
 
SUPPLIES ( Including Scrap Kit, Doodles & Mask)
 
Right Lets get Started ~
 
1. Open up Your Supplies in PSP, Open a Transparent Canvas 600x600, Flood Fill White.
 
2. Copy & Paste the Clarey_purepurple_frame as a New Layer, Select the Pick Tool, found on the Left Hand Side (which is the one that Looks like a Little White Arrow), When You Click on it a Box Will Appear Round the Frame, In the Middle of Each Side is a Little Box, When You Hover Over the Little Box With your Mouse, a Little 2 Sided Arrow Will Appear, Using the Little Box on the Right of the Frame, Drag it Inwards to Make the Frame look More Square Than Rectangle.
 
3. Resize by 85% and Repeat a further 4 Times, Shrinking it Slowly Ensures the Frame stays Clearer, Move the Frame to the Centre and Downwards, so it is placed as in the Example Tag, Add a Small Drop Shadow Using the Settings of Vertical & Horizontal 0, Opacity 50, Blur 5, Colour Black.
 
4. Colorize the Frame to Match Your Choice of Main Tube, to do this go to Adjust, Hue & Saturation, Colorize and choose Whatever Colour You Wish,
 
5. Duplicate Your Frame, got to Image, Free Rotate, 15 Left, Position it to the Left of Your Centre Frame, and Move Below the Centre Frame, Duplicate the Left Hand Frame and Go to Image, Mirror.
6. Using Your Magic Wand Tool, Tolerance 0, Select the Inside of one of your Frames, Selections, Modify, Expand by 8, Add New Raster Layer, Flood Fill With a Colour From Your Tube, Copy & Paste One of your Tubes, Position it so the Part of the Tube You Wish to be Showing is Within the Marching Ants, Go to Selections, Invert and Hit Delete on Your Keyboard, then Select None, Move the Frame Layer Above the Filled and Tube Layers, Repeat Again for the Other 2 Frames as Well.
 
7. Copy & Paste Bow 2 as a New Layer, Colorize the Bow to Match your Frame, Resize by 25%, Go to Image, Free Rotate, 30 Left, Position to the Top Left of the Top Left Hand Frame, See Example Tag for Placement, Add the Same Drop Shadow as in Step 3, Duplicate, Image, Mirror, Hide the White Background Layer and Merge All Visible.
 
8. Copy & Paste Your Main Tube as a New Layer, Add a Drop Shadow Using the Settings of Vertical & Horizontal 2, Opacity 50, Blur 5, Colour Black, Move This Layer Below the Frame Layer, So it is Standing Behind the Frames as in the Example Tag.
 
9. With Your Preset Shape Tool set on Eclipse, Line Style Solid, Width 10, Foreground & Stroke Set on a Colour From the Outside of Your Frames, Background & Fill the Same Colour You Used to Floodfill behind the Frames, Right Click on the Background & Fill Box, Click Other, Select Gradient, Style Linear, Angel & Repeats 0, Ok, On the White background layer and Below Your main Tube, Draw out an Oval as Per the Example Tag.
 
10. Keeping this Layer as a Vector Layer, Click on Yout Text Tool, Hover the Mouse over the Outside of the Oval to Your Get what Looks like an A with a half Circle Underneath this will Create Your Text on a Curve, Type Out Your Choice of Text I used "Angels are Friends Without Wings" I Used BD Santa Monica Size 85, Once You are Happy with the Placement, Ensure You Create the Text as Floating, Click Apply, Click on the Oval Vector Layer and Add New Raster Layer, Go to Selections, Select None.
 
11. Convert Your Oval Layer to a Raster Layer, and on the Text Layer, Go to Image, Resize by 105% so that Your Writing is a Little Bit Away from the Oval Layer, Add the Same Drop Shadow as in Step 3 to the Writing and the Oval Layer.
 
12. Highlight the White Background Layer and Add a New Raster Layer, Floodfill with a Colour of Your Choice I used the Dark Colour I used for the Frame, Go to Layers, New Mask Layer, From Image, Locate the CreativeDesires Mask43 in the Source Window, Invert Mask Data Unticked, Merge Group,
 
13. Select the Pick Tool Again as in Step 2, Using the Little Box on the Right of the Frame, Drag it Inwards to Hide the Block of Colour Section Behind the Oval Frame, and do the Same to the Left Side, so that all that is Showing Around the Oval Frame is the Lined Bits, See Example Tag, Lower the Opacity to Around 60%.
 
14. Copy & Paste the Doodles as a New Layer Position to the Right of the Oval, see Example Tag for Placement, Duplicate and Image, Mirror, Move Underneath the Oval Layer.
 
15. Add the Artists Copyright, Your Watermark and the Name of Your Choice, Crop Off Any Excess White, Resize to Your Liking.
 
If You Do Not Wish to Animate, then Save and Your All Done.
 
Onto the Animation ~
 
16. On the Oval Layer, Select Your Magic Wand, Tolerance 10, Click on the Darker Colour on the Outside of Your Oval Frame, Go to Effects, Plugins, Xenofex2, Constellation, Use the Settings of ~
Star Size ~2.21, Size Variation 34, Edge Star Density 65, Overall Star Density 0, Overdrive 100, Twinkle Amount 25, Twinkle Rotation 45, Keep Original Image Ticked, Random Seed 2972, OK.
 
17. Selections, Select None, Go to Edit, Copy Merged, Paste as a New Animation in Your Animation Shop.
 
18. Press the Undo Button Twice in Your PSP, Go to Effects, Plugins, Xenofex2, Constellation, Use the Settings as Above but Hit the Random Seed Button Once, Selections, Select None, Go to Edit, Copy Merged, Into Animation Shop and Press Ctrl L.
 
19. Again Press the Undo Button Twice in Your PSP, Go to Effects, Plugins, Xenofex2, Constellation, Use the Settings as Above but Hit the Random Seed Button Once More, Selections, Select None, Go to Edit, Copy Merged, Into Animation Shop and Press Ctrl L.
 
20. You Should Now Have 3 Frames in Your Animation Shop, View Animation, and If Happy with Your Result, Save and Voila Your All Done.
 
I Hope You Enjoyed this Tutorial, Hugs Ann xxx
 
Below is Another Example Using the Beautiful Artwork of Suzanne Woolcott www.gorjussart.com, Used with a Valid License from AMI
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