Girls On Film
 

  GirlsOnFilm.gif picture by strikeaposedesigns

I used PSP XI to write this tutorial but any version can be used

I used the fabulous artwork of Keith Garvey

You must have purchased a license to use his work

You can purchased from MyPSPTubes

The Picture frame i made and can be downloaded from HERE

Use font and mask of choice

Animation Shop Required

Filter used - Alien Skin Xenoflex 2 - Lightning


Let's Begin

Select 4 images/tubes you are going to use
3 for facial and 1 main
Open new canvas 600x600 and flood fill white
Add new raster layer
Flood fill with a colour from your main tube
I used a default mask from my pspXI
Layers/load save mask/load mask from disk
Mine was a flower type one really just for adding colour
Ones picked click on
Layers/merge/merge group
Add a drop shadow i used these settings

Copy and paste PhotoFrame as a new layer
Give it the same drop shadow as before
Duplicate twice so you have 3
On the top image/free rotate
Use these settings

Position at the bottom right of the tag use mine for reference
On the middle PhotoFrame image/freerotate
Use same settings as before but change from right to left
Position in the middle right of the tag
Now do the same for the bottom PhotoFrame
Change the setting back to right and position
It looks jumbly dont panic lol we will sort it
Ok on the same Photoframe you just did
Select your magic wand 0 feather
Click inside he frame
Selections/modify/expand 10 pixels
Add new raster layer
Flood fill white
Selections/select none
Now drag in the layers palette the white bit under your frame
Now highlight the middle frame as do as you did with the other frame
When you have done this with all frames
You should have 8 layers
From the bottom - background,mask,backgroud frame,frame,backgroud frame,frame,backgroud frame,frame
Select a facial tube and using the rectangle seletion tool
Draw a rectangle around the face
Now the face is selected
Edit/copy
Click on the bottom background frame
Edit/paste
Image/free rotate use right settings
Then position between the frame and background frame
If the image is to big then resize
Add drop shadow as before
Now do the same with the other 2 frames
Now you should have 3 faces in the frames
Highlight the very top layer
Copy and paste yur main image/tube as a new layer
Add dropshadow as before
Duplicate the tube once so you have 2 tubes
Staying on the top most main tube
Select your freehand selection tool
Point to point, replace, feather 0 Smoothing 0 anti-alias ticked
You may need to room in on the camera, i know i did lol
On the flash area draw a rectangle around the edge of it
When you have done this right click your mouse and a selection will be made
Effects/pluggins/Alien Skin Xenofex 2/lightning
i just used the default setting
Look in the preview so you can see a glow
If it looks alright click ok
Selections/select none
Add your name and any copyright needed
I used colours from the main tube again
Use font of choice, the font i used was DC Hibiscus
DO NOT RESIZE TAG NOW
When you are definately done we will now animate!
Ok please bare with me as i explain how to do this
As i like to act as if you are new to animating!
At the moment you have all layers showing, if not make sure they are
In the layers palette on a layer you will see an eye icon
When i refer to hiding you click it so a red circle with a line appears
AS is animation shop, PSP is Photoshop LOL
Let's Animate
PSP
Hide all facial layers and the main tube with the flash
Edit/copy merged
AS
Edit/paste/as new animation
PSP
Unhide girl with flash, hide girl with no flash
Edit/copy merged
AS
Edit/paste/after current frame
PSP
Unhide girl with no flash, hide girl with flash
Unhide top facial and click on it in the layers palette
Above the layers palette you will see this

Adjust yours so it says 50 as at the moment it says 100
You will see you facial will be faded slightly
This is what we want!
Edit/copy merged
AS
Edit/paste/after current frame
PSP
Change the fade back to 100
Edit/copy merged
AS
Edit/paste/after current frame
PSP
Unhide girl with flash, hide girl with no flash
Edit/copy merged
AS
Edit/paste/after current frame
PSP
Unhide girl with no flash, hide girl with flash
Unhide middle facial and click on it in the layers palette
Do as before with the fade
Edit/copy merged
AS
Edit/paste/after current frame
PSP
Change the fade back to 100
Edit/copy merged
AS
Edit/paste/after current frame
PSP
Unhide girl with flash, hide girl with no flash
Edit/copy merged
AS
Edit/paste/after current frame
PSP
Unhide girl with no flash, hide girl with flash
Unhide bottom facial and click on it in the layers palette
Do as before with the fade
Edit/copy merged
AS
Edit/paste/after current frame
PSP
Change the fade back to 100
Edit/copy merged
AS
Edit/paste/after current frame
You will now have 10 frames
Click on the 10th frame it will go blue around the edge
Animation/frame properties change to 25
View/animation
Look at what you did lol
X out the animation box that appeared lol
If you want to resize the tag
Animation/resize animation
And change pixels to what you want
File/save as

You Are Done!

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