Wednesday, March 16, 2016

No Scraps - "Dance An Irish Jig"

Dance An Irish Jig


 

This tutorial was written by me on March 16, 2016, 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:

"Highland Dancers" tube by Karen Anne Brady - tube/license currently available at ADI


 

Filters:

Eye Candy 5_Impact_Glass

Eye Candy 4000_Gradient Glow

Xero_Fritillary

VM Stylize_Zoom Blur

Toadies_Blast 'Em

 

Fonts:

Arial

Symphony Script

 

 

Abbreviations:

DS_Drop Shadow

ANL_Add New Layer

EC_Eye Candy

GG_Gradient Glow

AS_Animation Shop

C/P_Copy and Paste

FF_Flood Fill

 

 

 

Open blank 600x600 canvas

 

Make a gradient_#64c476 and #a183d9

Angle 45_Repeats 5

 

ANL_FF with gradient

Apply mask

Duplicate

 

On original mask layer_Toadies_Blast 'Em_22_211

 

On duplicate_Add Noise_Random 25

Select all_Float_De-float

C/P tube close up, positioning to your liking

Invert_Delete_Select none

Blend Mode of tube_Soft Light

Merge with duplicate mask layer

EC 5_Impact_Glass_Clear setting

Duplicate

 

Re-size Glass mask layer and Blast 'Em layer each by 85%

Duplicate Glass layer

Highlight original

VM Stylize_Zoom Blur_30_60

Duplicate

Free Rotate_Right_45

Merge Zoom Blur layers together

Move to bottom of palette

 

Pre-set Shape Tool_Ellipse_Foreground Null_Fill #9878d3

Draw a circle slightly smaller than the mask

Convert to raster

Move right above Zoom Blur layer

Xero_Fritillary_5_30_10_10

Using Magic Wand, click outside the circle

Selections_Modify_Feather_25

Hit delete a couple times to soften the edges

 

Ellipse Tool_Foreground any color_Stroke 2_Fill null

Draw another circle slightly larger than the mask

Do Not Convert

 

Highlight top layer of palette

Text Tool_Arial_36_Black

Hover the mouse over the ellipse until an A with a curved line shows

Click and type "Dance an Irish Jig..." repeating the text until the circle is complete

Convert to raster

EC 4000_Gradient Glow_3_25_100_#80ff80

 

Text Tool_Add all correct copyright/license information hovering over ellipse like before

Delete vector ellipse layer

 

C/P tube

DS_0_0_65_20_Black

 

Name_ Symphony Script_72_Black

Repeat GG changing color to #baa6dc

DS_0_0_100_5_Black

 

Save!!

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