OCEAN GIRL


 

Tube I used is Keith Garvey and is used with a license if you wish to use the same tube you can purchase from MPT please DO NOT use this image/ tube if you have not purchased the rights to do so.

This tutorial is not hard (I DONT DO HARD LOL) as long as you follow step by step for those learning.

I have made the animated lighthouse it is supplied in the supplies zip. The animation steps are long but I think i have explained myself pretty clearly if you cannot follow and would like help just leave a message on my blog with an email addie i will help ASAP or you can email me at aussie69er6@hotmail.com

DOWNLOAD THE KIT AND ANIMATION HERE FROM THESE LINKS

ANIMATED LIGHTHOUSE 

OCEAN BREEZE

  • Open a new canvas 700 x 700 yes its large but you can resize later!!
  • Flood fill white
  • LAYERS /New raster layer and flood fill with a colour from your tube I used a blue
  • LAYERS / LOAD/ SAVE MASK / LOAD MASK FROM DISK.....Choose a mask that you like click ok right click on pallette MERGE / MERGE GROUP
  • Go to the kit and choose a paper of your choice paste as a new layer
  • Back at the kit choose a frame  copy and paste as a new layer on top of the paper frame
  • Select your magic wand tool click on the area outside of your frame you have just pasted
  • SELECTIONS / INVERT .... now depending on which frame you chose..... SELECTIONS / MODIFY / CONTRACT I chose to contract 16 on the frame i used
  • SELECTIONS  / INVERT and select your paper layer and hit delete
  • SELECTIONS / SELECT NONE
  • PASTE  some waves from your kit and move them below your frame but above the paper background circle I erased the waves coming from the other side of my frame
  • (do not do the following steps regarding the waves if you do not wish to animate)
  • DUPLICATE the waves layer 4 more times .... so you have 5 layers of waves.
  • SELECTING one layer of waves at a time ADJUST/ADD-REMOVE NOISE/ADD NOISE/ GAUSSIAN 41% / MONOCHROME TICKED. OKAY then hide that layer of waves
  • Now repeat that last step for each layer of waves on the last layer do NOT hide
  • PASTE YOUR BOAT (i pasted mine in the frame under the waves add all other elements (anchors etc) including the lighthouse from the kit position where you want it all
  • ADD your wordart
  • ADD your tube and give it a drop shadow of your liking
  • NOW add copyrights and your name
  • FILE / SAVE AS / PNG

ANIMATORS PLEASE READ ON !!!!

  • hide all layers EXCEPT YOUR WHITE BACKGROUND , MASK LAYER and LIGHTHOUSE
  • RIGHT CLICK COPY MERGED AND PASTE INTO ANIMATION SHOP
  • Now hold down your SHIFT and your CONTROL buttons on your keyboard at the same time hitting the letter L six more times this should give you five (5) background frames.
  • Open your animated lighthouse i have supplied in the supplies folder there are 5 frames to this animation
  • EDIT / SELECT ALL / EDIT / COPY
  • Now on your five frames of background EDIT / SELECT ALL / EDIT / PASTE INTO SELECTED FRAME
  • position it on top of the non animated lighthouse do not left click until you are happy with the position.... LEFT CLICK WILL PASTE IT!
  • NOW BACK IN PSP UNHIDE ALL LAYERS EXCEPT THE BACKGROUND , MASKED LAYER AND LIGHTHOUSE 
  • Right click copy merged and paste this first frame as a new animation in AS back in psp HIDE the top wave layer and repeat this each time hiding another layer of waves from top to bottom!!  pasting after the frame before each time until you have seven layers in animation shop
  • EDIT/SELECT ALL/EDIT / COPY
  • Now on your seven frames of background EDIT / SELECT ALL / EDIT / PASTE INTO SELECTED FRAME
  • position it on top of the non animated lighthouse do not left click until you are happy with the position.... LEFT CLICK WILL PASTE IT!
  • VIEW / ANIMATION .... make sure you are happy with the speed of the frames ... if you want to slow it down ANIMATION / FRAME PROPERTIES AND SLOW AS NEEDED THE HIGHER THE NUMBER THE SLOWER THE FRAMES.
  • FILE / SAVE AS

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial If you would like to share your results visit me at Partyhouse.

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