Thursday, January 8, 2015

No Scraps Forum - "Dragon Tales"


Dragon Tales


This tutorial was written by me on January 02,2015, using my own ideas. Any resemblance to others is coincidental and accidental. This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of psp and is written in PSPX6.
Please leave some love when downloading supplies. The artists/creators work hard to make/share their work with us, so let's be appreciative. Please use all correct copyright information and follow all TOU’s. Let’s give credit where credit is due.
As always, tutorials are only a guideline. If you don't have the exact supplies, use ones you have or ones you choose.



Supplies:
"Father's Day" tube by KyraWilson - tube/license available at ADI
Pre-set Shape_Star
Flare or Sparkle Picture tube (usually comes with psp)
Quote/Saying of choice
Animation Shop

Filters:
Xero_Fritillary
Eye Candy 4000_Motion Trail and Gradient Glow

Fonts:
Canker Sore
Cricket


Abbreviations:
EC = Eye Candy
GG = Gradient Glow
DS = Drop Shadow
C/P = Copy and Paste
FF = Flood Fill
ANL = Add New Layer
AS = Animation Shop






Open a blank 600x250 canvas
ANL_FF Black

ANL
Duplicate for 3 blank layers

Highlight top blank layer
Picture Tube Tool_Flare/Sparkle_Scale 65_Step 35_Random_Random
Click on image several times placing random Flares/Sparkles
Opacity_40

Highlight 2nd blank layer down
Repeat Picture Tube Tool_ Flare/Sparkle _Scale 55
Carefully place each new Flare/Sparkle in center of previous layers Flare/Sparkle
Opacity_40

Highlight 3rd blank layer down
Repeat Picture Tube Tool_ Flare/Sparkle _Scale 45
Carefully place each new Flare/Sparkle in center of previous layers Flare/Sparkle
Opacity_40

Close layers 2 and 3 for now

C/P tube
Re-size and place to the right
Duplicate
On original tube layer_Gaussian Blur_20
Xero_Fritillary_5_30_10_30
DS duplicate tube_0_0_100_10_Black

Pre-set Shape_Star_#f4ae5e
Draw a star in top left corner
Inner Bevel:


Duplicate for a total of 4 stars
Re-size each once or twice
Place as shown
Merge stars together
Noise_40
Duplicate
Highlight original star layer
EC 4000_Motion Trail:


Opacity 50

ANL to top
FF Black
Select All_Contract 3_Delete_Select None
EC 4000_GG_3_25_100_ #ffdcaf

Add saying of choice
Canker Sore_26_ #f4ae5e

Add all correct copyright/license information

Name_ Cricket_36_White

Animating:

Highlight top layer
Copy Merged
AS_Paste As New Animation

Back to PSP
Close 1st flare layer
Open 2nd flare layer
Copy Merged
AS_Paste After Current Frame

Back to PSP
Close 2nd flare layer
Open 3rd flare layer
Copy Merged
AS_Paste After Current Frame

Edit_Select All
Animation_Animation Properties_15

If happy with animation, save!!!


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