Thursday, October 3, 2013

All Hallow's Eve

 photo allhallowseve-1.gif

This tutorial was written by me and for those
who have a good working knowledge of psp.

Supplies Needed

 Artwork by ©Amy Matthews at CDO.

Copperplate Gothic Light

Stock Photo

AAA Frames - Foto Frames

Frame Edge I Made


Animation Shop (AS)

Okay, let's get started.
Remember to save often!!!

Open up Graveyard image
Resize to your liking - mine is about 30 then cropped

Paste Graveyard Ghouls 
Resize at about 15%
Move to the right in tag
Using eraser tool set on fuzz soft at 20% opacity
Erase parts of image on the left so it blends into other image

Paste Harvest Moon image 
Change blend mode to Exclusion on bottom image
On top image lower opacity to 40%
Use eraser tool and erase parts of image if desired
Once that is complete merge all and then grey scale image

Apply foto frames filter
For foto frames setting change only Width to 20, Matte to 1
Convert background to raster image

Resize canvas 800 x 800

Float image
Expand by 1
Add new layer
Fill with white
Select none and move to bottom

Open my frame edge layer
Paste and move to bottom
Resize if needed

Crop image a little bigger than frame edge

Add new layer and move to bottom
Fill with black

Add text to edge of frame
Just type out and duplicate and / or rotate for each side

Paste tube

Add name

I only had foreground with no bg for mine

Add CR info

Merge All
Apply foto frames filter again but this time change foto frames setting to Width to 0, Matte to 1

Copy and paste into AS
Ctrl L until there are 22 frames

Open bat animation
Ctrl A
Drag to tag
I repeated this so I had 3 bats and resized each time by 85 so bats were all different sizes

Save as Gif

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