~Butterfly Fairy Nametag~
This tutorial is not hard to do and is repetitive..After
doing a couple of the letters, you will fly through
You will need the zip with the fairy and the font I used
and also the inner bevel preset...I have included the
PSP 7 bevel preset and the PSP 8 bevel preset....
You can use a fairy of your choice if you have one and a font
of your choice also....
I am placing them here for your convenience !
Place the bevel preset in the Presets Folder in
Paint Shop Pro...
Butterfly Fairy Nametag
Okay, let's begin..Have fun !
1. Open a new image 500 X 300..You may need to make
it wider depending on the length of your name..
2. Fill the background with black or white or
or a color of your choice....
**This tutorial was written using a colored background**
Add a new
Raster Layer...Add the first letter of your
name using a color of your choice...Effects,
Inner Bevel...Use the Initial Bevel-KB that you
Create a New Raster Layer and add the second
letter of your name...Repeat the Inner Bevel...
Continue adding the new layers and beveling
and finish your name..
Stagger the letters up and down like shown
Copy and paste the
fairy as a new Layer and place her on the
first letter of your
name....I resized the fairy at 65%...
Merge All Layers Visible, Copy and paste
and open Animation Shop..Edit, Paste as New
*This is the first frame*
Go back to PSP and unmerge layers...
3. Move the fairy to the second letter of your name
placing her comfortably....Click on the second letter
and go to Colors, Colorize...Change the color....Just
play with the hue to obtain different colors...Depending
how heavy you want the saturation, the higher you set
the number the deeper the color....I had my saturation
set to 50...*This is your choice*
Layers, Merge Visible, Edit, Copy and Paste
after current frame in Animation Shop...
*This is the second frame*
Go back to PSP and unmerge the layers....
4. Repeat step 3 moving on to the next letter in
your name until you are at the last letter...
5. With the Fairy active, go to Image, Mirror..
Okay, she probably jumped to the other side of
the graphic,,just grab her and place her back on
the last letter of your name....Click on the letter
and change the color......Layers, Merge Visible,
Copy and Paste after current frame in Animation
Shop...Go back to PSP and unmerge layers...
Continue doing this until you get to the first letter
of your name...
5. Go to Animation Shop and go to Edit, Select All
Animation, Animation Properties and change the Display
Time to 40...If you want her to move slower, increase this
number..To move her faster, decrease the number...
6. Click on the Crop Tool ..Now the word Options
has been activated just above ..Click on Options and
click on Surround the Animated Area...Then click
on the word Crop...
7. Let's see the animation..Go to View, Animation..
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial....
A Special Thank You for testing this tutorial...
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