GIVE THANKS
PSP9 to PSPX6

This tutorial was written by Jemima ~ SEPTEMBER 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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The tubes were acquired in good faith as to their legality.
If there is a problem, please contact the author and the image/s will be removed.

You will need the following to complete this tutorial

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ANIMATION SHOP 3.11
Download HERE


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Materials

_MZ_givethanks.psp
givethanks_frame.png
lines-yellow-vectors.jpg
AL Turkey Day.pspimage
DC_Berry Branch Cluster-sm.png
SC~BarnwoodAutumnSigns~10-7-10.png
Harvest Time_Misted by Kathy_Kms.pspimage
Save to a folder on your computer

Plugins

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


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STEP 1

Open a new image 700 x 500
Transparent background
PSPX - X2: Colour Depth = 8bits/channel
PSPX3-X6: Colour Depth RGB = 8bits/channel


Flood fill with
ORANGE #fc7c04

STEP 2

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL

Open up the lines-yellow-vectors 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 INTO SELECTION from the options.


IMAGE >>> MIRROR
DESELECT
ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN MORE

In your LAYER PALETTE change the
BLEND MODE to LUMINANCE (L)
STEP 3

Open up the DC_Berry Branch Cluster-sm.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 =
95%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE


ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = 85
Vertical Offset = 0
Edge Mode = Transparent
STEP 4

Choose your SELECTION TOOL
Selection Type =
Circle
Mode = Replace
Feather =
1
Antialias = Checked

Place your cursor at 390 across on your top ruler
and 134 down on your left ruler
Drag down to 238 on your left ruler

Select the area shown
STEP 5

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>> MOVE DOWN


Flood fill with ORANGE
DESELECT

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

Reposition with your MOVER tool to lower circle

In your LAYER PALETTE change the
BLEND MODE to
OVERLAY
STEP 6

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 lower circle
STEP 7

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Open up the
Harvest Time_Misted by Kathy_Kms 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 INTO SELECTION from the options.

IMAGE >>> MIRROR

DESELECT

NOTE: In some later versions of PSP
you may need to DESELECT before the
IMAGE >>> MIRROR
then
Reposition with your MOVER TOOL
STEP 8

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



LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE


STEP 9

Open up the SC~BarnwoodAutumnSigns image
in your PSP workspace


Choose your SELECTION TOOL
Selection Type = Rectangle
Mode = Replace
Feather = 0
Antialias = UNChecked


Select the "HOME" sign
STEP 10

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.

ADJUST >>> BRIGHTNESS and CONTRAST >>> BRIGHTNESS/CONTRAST

PSPX6: Tick Linear Mode

IMAGE >>> RESIZE =
90%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Reposition with your MOVER tool
Rename this layer
HOME
STEP 11

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

Same settings

Back to the SC~BarnwoodAutumnSigns image
in your PSP workspace


With your SELECTION TOOL
S
ame settings

Select the "FAMILY" sign
STEP 12

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 = 90%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Reposition with your MOVER tool
over the
top of the "HOME" sign.

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

Same settings

Rename this layer
FAMILY
STEP 13

CLOSE the HOME and FAMILY layers

Open up the _MZ_givethanks 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 =
60%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE


ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

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

Reposition with your MOVER tool
Rename this layer THANKS
STEP 14

Open up the givethanks_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.


Rename this layer FRAME
STEP 15

Open up the AL Turkey Day 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.


EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = - (minus) 172
Vertical Offset = - (minus)
95
Edge Mode = Transparent

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

Rename this layer Turkey1
STEP 16

CLOSE the Turkey1 layer

Back to the AL Turkey Day 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 >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = - (minus)
200
Vertical Offset = - (minus)
95
Edge Mode = Transparent

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

Rename this layer Turkey2
STEP 17

CLOSE the Turkey2 layer

Back to the AL Turkey Day image in your PSP workspace
Activate
Raster 3


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 >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = - (minus) 200
Vertical Offset = - (minus)
105
Edge Mode = Transparent

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

Rename this layer
Turkey3
STEP 18

ACTIVATE the Merged layer

LAYERS >> NEW RASTER LAYER


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

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN
STEP 19

Set up LAYER PALETTE as shown

Right click on Title Bar and select
Copy merged from the options
.
STEP 20

In ANIMATION SHOP

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

Back to PSP.
Set up LAYER PALETTE as shown

Right click on Title Bar and select
Copy merged from the options
.

STEP 21

In ANIMATION SHOP

Right click top of frame image and select
'Paste After Current Frame' from the options.


Back to PSP.
Set up LAYER PALETTE as shown

Right click on Title Bar and select
Copy merged from the options
.
STEP 22

In ANIMATION SHOP

Right click top of frame image and select 'Paste After Current Frame' from the options.

Edit >> Select All

Right click on Title Bar of frames
Select 'Frame Properties' from the options
Display time =
65

Edit >> Select All
Edit >> Copy

Click inside the third frame (F:3) to activate

Right click and select 'Paste After Current Frame' from the options.

STEP 23

Animation >> Reverse frames

Right Click inside frame 4 (F:4)
and select DELETE from the options.

STEP 24

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
,


RESIZING ANIMATIONS

Click on the Title Bar of the frames

Animation >> Resize animation

Select width and height in pixels

Click OK

Save your animation
 
 
 


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