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.



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



Eye Candy 5_Impact_Glass

Eye Candy 4000_Gradient Glow


VM Stylize_Zoom Blur

Toadies_Blast 'Em




Symphony Script




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



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



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

Duplicate Glass layer

Highlight original

VM Stylize_Zoom Blur_30_60


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


Using Magic Wand, click outside the circle


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



Name_ Symphony Script_72_Black

Repeat GG changing color to #baa6dc




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