Loving Hands

For this tutorial you will need:
PSP 8

YOU CAN USE THE ABOVE TUBE HERE

THE FONT I USED IS CALLED LABYRINTH IT CAN BE DOWNLOADED HERE

OPEN YOU IMAGE IN PSP 8 - I RESIZED MINE BY 50 % BY GOING TO IMAGE - RESIZE

GO TO LAYERS - DUPLICATE

 X OUT YOUR TOP ONE

WITH YOUR BOTTOM TUBE ACTIVE GO TO EFFECTS - REFLECTIONS- KALEIDOSCOPE - TYPE IN BELOW SETTINGS

CLICK YOUR ERASER ICON - USE BELOW SETTINGS

START ERASING AWAY BITS OF HER HANDS AS SHOWN BELOW

UNHIDE YOUR BOTTOM LAYER - USE YOUR MOVER TOOL TO POSITION YOUR TUBE

SET UP YOUR COLOUR PALETTE - I USED

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BACKGROUND #FFECC5

CLICK YOUR TEXT ICON 

TYPE IN YOUR NAME AND USE THE NODES TO POSITION YOUR NAME

WHEN HAPPY GO TO LAYERS - CONVERT TO RASTER

NOW GO TO SELECTIONS - SELECT ALL - SELECTIONS - FLOAT - THIS BOX WILL APPEAR - CLICK OK

SELECTIONS - MODIFY - CONTRACT - TYPE IN 3

WHILST SELECTED GO TO EFFECTS- 3D EFFECTS - INNER BEVEL - TYPE IN BELOW SETTINGS

EFFECTS - 3D SETTINGS - DROP SHADOW

SELECTIONS - SELECT - NONE

WE NEED TWO COPIES OF OUR WORK SO GO TO SHIFT ( ARROW FACING UPWARDS ON THE LEFT OF KEYBOARD) - D

WE NOW HAVE 3

*X OUT OUR TWO TOP LAYERS WE WILL WORK ON OUR BOTTOM LAYER

GO TO COLOURS - COLORIZE

HUE GIVES YOU YOUR COLOUR - SATURATION GIVES YOU THE BRIGHTNESS

TYPE IN BELOW SETTINGS OR CHOSE YOUR OWN COLOURS

UN X YOUR TWO LAYERS - YOU WILL NOW HAVE SOMETHING LIKE THIS ON YOUR WORKSPACE - GO TO LAYERS MERGE - VISIBLE *

GO TO FILE - SAVE AS PSP IMAGE

REPEAT ABOVE FROM * - * FOR YOUR OTHER TWO COPIES OF YOUR WORK USING DIFFERENT SETTINGS OF YOUR CHOICE FOR COLOURIZING AND  SAVING AS  2 & 3

TIME TO ANIMATE OUR WORK NOW

CLICK ON YOUR ANIMATION WIZARD ICON 

CLICK NEXT

CLICK NEXT

SET AS BELOW

SET AS BELOW - I TYPED IN 15

CLICK ADD IMAGE

BROWSE FOR THE FOLDER THAT YOU SAVED YOUR 3 IMAGES THEN CLICK OPEN

CLICK NEXT

FINISH

GO TO VIEW - ANIMATION 

CLICK YOU CROP ICON AND CROP AWAY ANY UNWANTED SPACE - DOUBLE CLICK ON THE CENTRE OF YOUR GRAPHIC TO CROP IT

NOW SAVE YOUR WORK AS gif

 

Tutorial written by Lyn
Tutorials Robbie, Lyn & Shell 2002
Page design SLANT Digital 2005