Holiday Planning

"Holiday Planning"

What you need:

Tubes of choice, I used artwork by Keith Garvey

Mask of choice, I used BYOK : Big Chill PU Masks by Me

Font of choice, I used VS Expectation LT Std

Graphic Program of choice, I use PSPX2

Animation Shop

Eye Candy 5 Nature : Fire

Let's Begin!

1. Open a new transparent image
Open all of your supplies

2. C/P the mask of choice on to a paper of choice
Promote background layer and crop to selection
C/P onto your transparent image
C/P the fireplace from the kit
Re-Size as needed
Add drop shadow
C/P the garland of choice above the fireplace
Re-Size as needed
Add drop shadow
C/P the santa bag from the kit above the tree layer
Re-Size as needed and add drop shadow
C/P the horizontal frame of choice from the kit
Re-Size as needed
Add drop shadow
Create a new raster layer behind the frame layer

2. C/P the "heads" of 4 tubes of the artist of choice
Trim and re-size as needed
C/P the main tube of choice above all layers
Add drop shadow


We will now begin the animation process. Add copyright info and name now.

3. Create a new raster layer above the fireplace layer
Using your lasso tool, drag out a small line in the fireplace where you want to start your fire.
Go to EyeCandy 5>Nature>Fire
I used these settings :
Column Length : 98.12
Flame Width : 30
Waver : 100
Flame Intensity : 95
Soften Edges : 50
Make sure the "Start From Bottom" box is checked

If your happy with the results, save as frame 1 or however you'd like
4. Click "Undo" once and repeat, simply hit "Random Speed" each time you make a new frame.
You should make 3-6 frames total
Once completed, you are ready to add them to your animation shop wizard.

5. Open Animation shop and click "Animation Wizard"
Open all of your frames in the wizard
Press Play
I used frame speed 25

If you are happy with the results, save and your done!

This tutorial was written on 11/13/11 at 4:45 PM by Pimp'd Tagz