This tutorial was written for those
that have a working knowledge of PSP
PSP 9 (I used 9 but can be done in any version)
Plugins: Eye Candy 3.0 and Eye Candy 4000
Tube of choice
I used the Beautiful Artwork by ©PINUPTOONS
Click HERE to Purchase
a License to use his Artworks
Font: Floralies HERE
My Supplies: OPEN ZIP
Brush by Gothika called Sakura Dreams
go to her site to get brush
A Shout Out to Lori from Fanzy Designz for
teaching me this great animation technique
Let's Get Started:
Please be sure to SAVE Frequently and NAME your Layers
Resize all layers to your liking
•Open up New Image Size 600 x 600, flood fill white.
•Open Doodle and paste as a new layer, colorize to match your tube
mine is Hue 125 / Saturation 153, give a Drop Shadow: 1/0/30/3/#217a73
(use a color to match your tube this color is also the same color used to colorize your doodle)
•Open Flower and paste as a new layer, duplicate the flower click back on
original flower - resize at 120 percent, then go to Adjust - Gaussian Blur - 23
•Open up the mask go to layers palette right click - New Mask Layer - From
Image and in the source window find the mask - source luminance checked -
click OK and delete mask layer and go to group layer - merge group.
Duplicate mask layer and on this layer lower the opacity to 30
and on the layers palette go to your Blend Modes and select Dodge.
•Click on duplicate Flower layer take magic wand tolerance 20 / feather 0
hold down the shift key and keep clicking on the diamond but not the metal ring
around the diamond once all selected colorize the same as your doodle.
•Duplicate flower for a total of 3...hide the 2nd and 3rd flower and go to your
original 1st flower take your magic wand tolerance 15 / feather 0
and click on each leaf and select parts of the leaf leaving spaces on the leaf not
selected...refer to mine, and keep selected.
Hide your doodle layer go to Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 3.0 - Swirl
and apply these settings:
Flower 1 is 15, 20, 90, 100...click the check mark, hide this layer...
unhide Flower 2 and click on this layer and change the twist setting to 80,
hide Flower 2 and unhide Flower 3 click on this layer and change
the twist setting to 70.
Give each flower a Drop Shadow: 1/0/50/5/#404040
Selections - None and unhide doodle layer
•Copy and paste tube resize if necessary give 1st Drop Shadow 4/5/40/6.2/#202020
and 2nd Drop Shadow 0/-1//50/4/#202020
•Now it's time to use the Sakura Dreams Brush called Sakura09...
Add a new raster layer below your Doodle layer - change the size to 35
use the lighter color...mine is #e9992a
place them around your tag where you like, again add a new raster layer
change the size brush to 25, use the darker color...
mine is #217a73 same as the Doodle color,
refer to mine.
•Add your Copyright
•Add your text - size 60, stroke 1.4, kern negative -200, vertical
foreground color #217a73 , background color #c9dfe9
Effects - Eye Candy 4000 - Gradient glow - Settings:
Basic - glow width change to 4.00
click on Color tab click on Thin - color #ffffc0
•Take your Crop tool and go to your top layer and crop your image.
•Have all layers open and hide Flowers 2 and 3 - click on your top layer
copy merged paste into AS go back to PSP hide Flower 1 and unhide Flower 2
(top layer still highlighted) copy merged back to AS paste after current
frame, repeat with flower 3.
In AS - Select All and make your frame properties 15 and Save.
I hope you enjoyed my tutorial. Please feel free to contact me.
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