Monday, May 4, 2015

Animated No Scraps Forum - "Hocus Pocus"

Hocus Pocus

 
 
 
 
This tutorial was written by me on May 04, 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.
 
Supplies:
"Dark Mercury" tube by Alan Gutierrez - tube/license available at ADI
Gold Gradient
Dark Blue Gradient (I used tp_blackberry)
 
Filters:
Eye Candy 4000_HSB Noise and Gradient Glow
Mura's Meister_Copies_Tiling
 
Fonts:
BankGothic Lt BT
Aharoni
 
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
 
 
When working with templates, always Shift+D to duplicate, close original, then on each layer, select with magic wand (or Select All, Float, De-float), ANL, close/delete the original, do steps required in tutorial, select none 
 
Main Background_FF Gold Gradient
 
Top Foreground_ FF tp-blackberry gradient
 
***Animated Version***
 
Lines_FF #9191c3
Duplicate twice
Top Lines_EC4000_HSB Noise_Default
Middle Lines_Repeat HSB Noise clicking Random Seed
Bottom Lines_Repeat HSB Noise clicking Random Seed
Add Noise_30 to each of the 3 layers
 
Highlight the Top Foreground Layer
Magic Wand_Select the bottom empty area
Highlight Top Lines Layer
Delete
Repeat for remaining 2 Lines layers
Select none
Close the bottom 2 for now
 
*** Non-Animated Version***
Lines_FF #9191c3
EC4000_HSB Noise_Default
Noise_30

**Both versions**
Duplicate
***in animated version, duplicate the bottom lines layer***
Highlight original lines layer
Motion Blur_141_21
Blend Mode_Hard Light
Opacity_70
 
Highlight copy/copies of lines layer_ DS_0_0_100_10_Black
 
Black Oval Lines_FF #242d43
Inner Bevel_#2_8_17_16_0_14_White_248_28_63
Noise_30
DS_0_0_100_10_Black
 
Grey Oval Line_FF #9191c3
Texture Effects_Weave_2_5_1_Both boxes Black
DS_0_0_100_10_Black
 
C/P tube
Sharpen More
DS_-2_-30_50_10_Black
 
Border_FF Black
DS_0_0_100_10_Black
 
 
Text Tool_ BankGothic Lt BT_11_White
Type "HOCUS POCUS"
Rotate Right 90
Mura's Meister_Copies_Tiling_Change Tile Gap to 8
Line up inside the wide area of the lines as shown
Move layer below the lines layers
Opacity_40
 
Highlight the Top Foreground Layer
Select the bottom empty area with magic wand
Highlight wording layer
Delete
Select None
 
 
Add all correct copyright/license information
 
Name_ Aharoni_72_ #242d43
EC 4000_GG_3_25_100_ #c4b0e6
DS_0_0_100_10_Black
 
If making a non-animated version, save now!!

***Animating***

Copy Merged
AS
Paste As New Animation
back to PSP
Close top Lines layer
Open Middle Lines Layer
Copy Merged
AS
Paste After Current Frame
Repeat for Bottom Lines layer

View animation
If happy, Save!!
 
 
 
 
 

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