EASTER CHICK - ANI
PSP9 to PSPX6

This tutorial was written by Jemima ~ JANUARY 2014
Copyright © 2013/14 ~ Jemima ~ All rights reserved

This was created using PSP9 but can be adapted for other versions of PSP.

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You will need the following to complete this tutorial

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ANIMATION SHOP 3.11
Download HERE


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Materials

EC-Frame.pspimage
green-desktop-hd.jpg
extra chicks.pspimage
Floral corner.pspimage
Save to a folder on your computer

vickief_WA_EASTER_shdw.png
Download here.
http://www.digivickie.com/2009/04/i-promise-last-easter-wa.html
NOTE:
On this page it has 2 options


Click "MediaFire" to download
because "4shared" is password protected.

Save to a folder on your computer


linenPOP.bmp
Save to your PSP Textures folder

Plugins

** EYE CANDY3 **
http://www.pircnet.com/downloads.html


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STEP 1

Open up the
green-desktop-hd image in your PSP workspace
WINDOW >>> DUPLICATE
Close the original Image
LAYERS >>> Promote background Layer

IMAGE >>> MIRROR

EFFECTS >>> REFLECTION EFFECTS >>>
ROTATING MIRROR

Horizontal offset = 0
Rotating angle = 180
Edge mode = Reflect

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 85%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE
STEP 2

With your MAGIC WAND
Mode = Replace
Match Mode = RGB Value
Tolerance = 0
Feather = 0
Antialias = UNchecked
Sample Merged = UNCHECKED
PSP9 - X6: Check CONTIGUOUS
PSPX
- X6: There is no " Sample Merged"
PSPX - X6: Use all layers = UNChecked


Select the OUTER transparent area

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> OUTER BEVEL

STEP 3

SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 1
Colour = Black
Opacity = 70
Blur = 0

Repeat Drop Shadow effect changing
Vertical & Horizontal Offsets to - ( minus ) 1
Click OK

SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 4

Repeat both Drop Shadows

DESELECT

STEP 4

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>>
DROP SHADOW
STEP 5

EDIT >>> Repeat Drop Shadow..
change DIRECTION to 135

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with #c4dd9c

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE



ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN MORE

STEP 6

ACTIVATE
Raster 1

Open up the
EC-Frame image in your PSP workspace

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>>
DROP SHADOW
Same settings

EDIT >>> Repeat Drop Shadow.. change DIRECTION to 315


STEP 7

Open up the
Floral corner image in your PSP workspace

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 55%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 1
Colour = Black
Opacity = 70
Blur = 0


Reposition with your MOVER tool
STEP 8

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> MIRROR

Open up the extra chicks image in your PSP workspace
Activate
Raster 2

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>>
DROP SHADOW
Same settings

BUT...change DIRECTION to 135

Reposition with your MOVER tool
STEP 9

Back to the extra chicks image in your PSP workspace
Activate
Raster 1

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

IMAGE >>> MIRROR

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>>
DROP SHADOW
Same settings


LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN

Reposition with your MOVER tool
STEP 10

LAYERS >> NEW RASTER LAYER


Select your TEXT TOOL
with font and settings of your choice
add your name
.
STEP 11

Open up the
vickief_WA_EASTER_shdw.png image
in your PSP workspace

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 20%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Reposition with your MOVER tool
STEP 12

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

Right click on Title Bar and select Copy from the options

In ANIMATION SHOP

Right click the workspace and select
'Paste As New Animation' from the options.


Depress your CTRL key and press the letter L
7 times
STEP 13

Sti
ll in ANIMATION SHOP

FILE >>> OPEN
Locate the
EasterChick.mng file

Click OPEN

Edit >> Select All
Edit >> Copy
Edit >> Propagate Paste


Activate the background frame
s

Edit >> Select All

Edit >> Paste into selected frame


ZOOM in on the first frame (F:1) and place the image as shown below
then release your mouse button


STEP 14

Edit >> Select All

Right click on Title Bar of frames
Select 'Frame Properties' from the options
Display time =
30

STEP 15

Click inside the first frame (F:1) to activate


Right click
and
Select 'Frame Properties' from the options
Display time =
50


Click inside the
last frame (F:8) to activate

Right click and
Select 'Frame Properties' from the options
Display time =
90


STEP 16

View >> Animation
and while it is still running,
File >> Save As

Locate the folder in which you wish to save it.

Name your animation.

With the Gif Optimiser keep pressing NEXT
until you get to the last one... click FINISH

Close the Animation
Close the frames.
Close Animation Shop


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