Tuesday, July 10, 2012

She's A Betty PTU Tut

This tutorial was written for those who have a working knowledge of PSP. 
Any similarity to another tutorial is purely coincidental.

:Supplies Needed: 
PSP X3 but any version will work
Animation Shop
PTU kit Lovebug by Jenny's Wonderland found here
Tube of choice I used Keith Garvey found here
Mask of choice I am using Mask 222 by Insatiable Dreams found here
Font of choice I am using Channel
Add Drop Shadow as you go with your settings at 2, 2, 65, 15
 
Let's Begin!
 Open up a new image, I like to use a tagger size of 500 x 500
 
Flood fill white
Open up paper 6, resize to your tag size 500 x 500 right click copy, then right click paste as new layer. Add your mask, duplicate then mirror. Duplicate the first one again and flip, duplicate the second duplicate and flip. 

Open up frame 7, and right click copy then right click paste as new layer. Resize to your liking. Open up paper 6 again and resize like you did before, then right click copy then right click paste as new layer and place under the frame on your layers palette. Then using your magic wand click inside the frame then go to Selections-Modify-Expand by 8, then click on the paper layer on your layers palette then go to Selections-Invert-then hit delete on your keyboard. Paper should now be inside the frame but under the frame.

Open up your tube and place her head inside the frame like mine above. Then change the blend mode to Luminance Legacy and change the opacity to 75. 
Now open up element 19 and right click copy then right click paste as new layer. Resize to fit inside the frame.

Open up element 17 right click copy then right click paste as new layer, then mirror the element, then place where I have mine see example above. Now duplicate the piano and place it below the frame, and the other one above the frame. Now erase parts of the keyboard that are sticking out of the frame.

Open up your tube and place her where I have mine, then add any other elements to your tag that you want making sure you copy and paste each one as a new layer.
Follow below to the rest of the tut if you want to animate!
:Animation Shop:  
Now in PSP click on the top piano layer and use the freehand selection tool and make sure it is set to Point to point, now click around on one of the black keys with the freehand selection tool, then go to Adjust-Brightness and Contrast-Brightness/Contrast and have your settings like mine:
Brightness: 67
Contrast: 11
You can change the brightness if you want if you want the keys to highlight brighter
Now deselect, then right click copy merged and then go to Animation Shop and right click paste as new animation. Now go back to PSP then click the back arrow back to where the black key was it's normal color, I think 2 or 3 times. Then redo these same steps but on a different key and then right click copy merged again and paste into animation shop after current frame. Do this for 6 frames. Then highlight all 6 frames and right click copy then right click paste after current frame. You should now have a total of 12 frames. Now highlight frames 6-12 by clicking frame 6 to highlight, then holding the Control key click on frames 7-12, after they are highlighted go to Animation and click reverse frames. Now highlight all frames then right click, click frame properties and change it to 15, view animation  

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