Thursday, 9 April 2015

Steampunked

Steampunked
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 9th April 2015
Results are for personal use only.
No monetry gain allowed and that includes placing them behind a paid or donation based membership area.
You are not allowed to share/forward or translate any of my tutorials or place them on any blog, website,
DVD or anywhere else without my permission.
You are welcome though to add a link to my tutorial page.
These tutorials are written from my own ideas and any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
All tutorials are for those with a working knowledge of paintshop pro.
I reserve the right to amend these terms at any time.

Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using 2 fairytale fancy dna.
Tube of  choice.
I am using the tube Steampunk girl by Amberly Berendson
Tube is not to be used without the correct licence.
Steampunk corner Animation by Cat here (if you want to animate)
Mask of choice.
I am using Vix_Mask362 available here
Scrap kit Operation Steampunk available here or here
Items I have used are....
Paper 5, 9,
Elements  16, 38, 39, 62, 71, 73,

Note
 This tutorial was written in PSP 9.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Open all other supplies in paintshop.

1. Open a new image, 600 w x 600 h at 72 dpi.
Selections/ select all.
Copy your paper, paste into selection.
Layers/ new mask layer/ from image.
Look for your mask, source luminance checked
all else unchecked.
Click ok.
Selections/ none.
Layers/ merge/ merge group


2. Copy your frame, paste as a new layer.
Image/re-size to 450 pixels wide.
Using your magic wand select the center of
one of the frames.
Hold down your shift button and select the center
of the other two frames.
Release your shift button.
Selections/ modify/ expand by 3.
Layers/ new raster layer.
Copy paper 5, paste into selection.
Layers/ arrange/ move down.
Selections/ select none.

3. Copy element 38, paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 300 pixels wide,
all layers un-tabbed.
Position to your liking.
Mine is top left.
Layers/ duplicate layer.
Position to your liking.
Mine is bottom right.
Layers/ merge/ merge down
Add a drop shadow of choice.
For this tutorial I am using...
V3, H3, O70, B7, C#000000
Layers/ arrange/ move down.


4. Copy element 39.
Activate top layer, paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 400 pixels wide,
all layers un-tabbed.
Position to your liking.
Mine is in the top frame.
Add a drop shadow of choice.

5. Copy element 71, paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 300 pixels wide,
all layers un-tabbed.
Position to your liking.
Mine is towards the top.
Add a drop shadow of choice.
Layers/ arrange/ move down, edit/repeat x 2,
It should be below the frame paper

6. Copy element 62, paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 300 pixels wide,
all layers un-tabbed.
Image/ mirror.
Position to your liking.
Mine is top right corner.
Add a drop shadow of choice.
Layers/ arrange/ send to bottom

7. Copy your tube,
activate top layer, paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 500 pixels high,
all layers un-tabbed.
Image/ mirror.
Position to your liking.
Mine is bottom left corner.
Add a drop shadow of choice.

8. Copy element 16, paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 150 pixels wide,
all layers un-tabbed.
Position to your liking and layer duplicate for more.
I have three, one on each frame.
Add a drop shadow of choice to each one.

Note: If you do not wish to animate then add your name, copyright
info and file export as a transparent png and save.

Animation

9. Add your copyright information.
Layers/ merge/ merge visible.
Edit/ Copy.
Open animation shop.
Edit/ paste as a new animation.
Edit/ paste after current frame.
Repeat until you have six frames.

10. Open your mng animation file.
Edit/ select all,
Animation/ resize animation.
Re-size to 50% smart size.

Edit/ copy.
Activate your tag.
Edit/ select all, edit/propogate paste, edit/ paste into selected frames.
Before you release your mouse button move the animation
so it is inside the bottom frame.

11. Create your name in paintshop as normal, copy the file
and paste as a new animation into animation shop.
Edit/ copy your name in animation shop, activate your tag,
Edit/ select all, edit/propogate paste, edit/ paste into selected frames
and then file/save as.

Below are the settings I use for a transparent gif.

12. When your animation window pops up click on customize.
Colours, 255 colours, Tab Optimize Octree and Error diffusion

Click on the Partial transparency tab,
Convert pixels less than 13%,
Yes blend with colour # FFFFFF (white), ok

Then just keep clicking next to save.

Thursday, 19 March 2015

Italia Rose



Italia Rose
Tutorial written by and © to Bits N Bobs 19th March 2015.
Results are for personal use only.
No monetry gain allowed and that includes placing them behind a paid or donation based membership area.
You are not allowed to share/forward or translate any of my tutorials or place them on any blog, website, DVD or anywhere else without my permission.
These tutorials are written from my own ideas and any similarities to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
All tutorials are for those with a working knowledge of paintshop pro.
I reserve the right to amend these terms at any time.

Supplies needed.
Font of choice for your name.
I am using Roundy
Tube of  choice.
You will need one that contains a background
and one floral.
I am using two by Italia Ruotolo
Mine are Pink on pink and Pink study.
Both are available at MyTubedArt
These tubes are not to be used without the correct licence.
Animation of choice.
I am using SimoneAni125 available at Scrappybitoffun

Plugins needed.
I.C.NET FiltersUnlimited 2


Note
This tutorial was written in PSP 9.
Double click on your font and minimize.
Install your plugin.
Open a new image, 600 w x 250 h at 72 dpi.

1. Flood fill with a colour from your tube.
I have used #c16492
Copy the background layer of the tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Effects/ plugins/ ICNet software/ filters unlimited 2/
Distortion filters/ warp jump.
Intensity 200.
Image/ rotate/ free rotate / right, 90, rotate single layer tabbed.
Position to your liking.
I have mine so what's left of her face is at the top.

2. Layers/ merge down.
Edit/ copy.
Now we move over to animation shop.
Edit/ paste as a new animation.
Edit/ paste after current frame.
Repeat until you have 5 frames.
Edit/ select all.
Open your animation.
Edit/ select all, Edit/copy
Activate your tag,
Edit/ paste into selected frames.
Before you press anything move your animation to the right hand side.
If you don't like where it landed just undo and paste again

3. Go back over to paint shop.
Close the merged layer.
Copy your tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Position to the left.
Add a drop shadow of choice.
I have used...
O3, H3, O100, B13, Colour #000000

4. Copy your rose tube.
Paste as a new layer.
Image/ re-size to 420 pixels wide.
Image/ mirror, position to the right bottom corner.
Add a drop shadow of choice.
Layers/ arrange/ move down.
Activate top layer.
Layers/ new raster layer.
Add your text and copyright info.
Edit/ copy merged
Head back over to animation shop.

5. Edit/ paste as a new animation.
Edit/ paste after current frame.
Repeat until you have 5 frames.
Edit/ select all/ edit copy.
Activate your merged tag frames you animated earlier.
Edit/ select all.
Scroll in a little so you can see where you are going to paste.
Edit/ paste into selected frames.
Before you press anything move your image so it lines up correctly.
If you don't like where it landed just undo and paste again
File, Save as.


6. For your avatar crop your animation down to as close to 180 x 180 as you can.
Create your Initial in paintshop as normal, copy the file
and paste as a new animation into animation shop.
Copy the Initial in animation shop, activate your AV,
Edit/ select all, edit/ paste into selected frame and then file/save as.