Advanced Layers

For this tutorial you will need:
PSP 8 or 9
The following tile

 

SAVE ABOVE FILL TO YOUR DOCUMENTS OR A FOLDER OF YOUR CHOICE

OPEN PSP 8 OR PSP 9

EGG SELECTIONS ARE  HERE  SAVE THEM TO YOUR SELECTIONS FOLDER AS SHOWN  in Unicorn tutorial in Level 3.

OPEN YOUR FILL Tile THAT YOU HAVE SAVED

SET IT UP IN YOUR COLOUR PALETTE BY CLICKING ON YOUR PATTERN AND SELECTING THE FILL

GO TO FILE - NEW

TYPE IN  200 X 200

GO TO SELECTIONS - LOAD/SAVE SELECTION - LOAD SELECTION FROM DISC

THIS BOX WILL APPEAR - CLICK ON YOUR DROP DOWN MENU - YOU WILL GET A MENU OF SHAPES.
SELECT THE EGG SHAPE - AND THEN CLICK LOAD

SELECT YOUR FLOOD FILL ICON  AND FILL THE EGG SELECTION

ON YOUR LAYER PALETTE  RIGHT CLICK RASTER ONE LAYER AND CHOOSE - NEW RASTER LAYER NAME IT CUT OUT

GO TO EFFECTS - 3D EFFECTS - CUTOUT

APPLY A CUT OUT WITH THE BELOW SETTINGS

THIS IS HOW YOUR IMAGE SHOULD LOOK NOW

GO TO SELECTIONS - SELECTIONS NONE

 

 THEN TO LAYERS MERGE - VISIBLE

RIGHT CLICK ON YOUR MERGED LAYER AND RENAME IT EGG BACK

RIGHT CLICK ON THAT LAYER AGAIN AND SELECT - DUPLICATE  RENAME THIS ONE EGG FRONT

X OUT YOUR EGG BACK LAYER AND HIGHLIGHT YOUR EGG FRONT LAYER

NOW GO TO SELECTIONS - LOAD FROM DISC - THIS TIME LOAD YOUR INNER EGG SELECTION

 

NOW HIT THE DELETE BUTTON ON YOUR KEYBOARD

KEEP SELECTED

WITH YOUR EGG FRONT LAYER STILL ACTIVE GO TO LAYERS - NEW RASTER LAYER

NAME THIS ONE INNER EGG

NOW GO TO LAYERS - ARRANGE MOVE DOWN

WITH YOUR EGG FRONT LAYER ACTIVE GO TO YOUR TUBE ICON AND CHOOSE YOUR TUBE

I CHOSE A DUCK FROM  SNOWDROP DESIGNS  AND USED A SCALE OF 50

PLACE A TUBE IN THE CENTRE OF THE EGG

GO TO SELECTIONS - NONE

GO TO LAYERS NEW - RASTER LAYER AND NAME THIS ONE INNER TRIM

WITH YOUR INNER TRIM LAYER ACTIVE GO TO SELECTIONS - LOAD FROM DISC AND SELECT INNER TRIM

SELECT YOUR TUBE AND USING A SMALLER SCALE THIS TIME FILL IN THE AREA THAT IS SURROUNDED WITH THE MARCHING ANTS

GO TO EFFECTS - 3D EFFECTS - DROP SHADOW

USE ABOVE SETTINGS - THEN APPLY ANOTHER DROP SHADOW ONLY THIS TIME TYPE IN -1 FOR BOTH VERTICAL AND HORIZONTAL

SELECTIONS - SELECT NONE

YOU CAN ADD ANOTHER LAYER NOW IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ADD SOME EXTRA TUBES TO YOUR IMAGE

HIGHLIGHT YOUR INNER TRIM LAYER AND ADD A NEW RASTER LAYER NAMING IT FINAL CUT OUT

WITH FINAL CUT OUT ACTIVE GO TO SELECTIONS - LOAD FROM DISC - INNER EGG SELECTION

GO TO EFFECTS 3D EFFECTS - CUT OUT - APPLY BELOW SETTINGS

APPLY ANOTHER CUT OUT THIS TIME CHANGING THE VERTICAL AND HORIZONTAL TO - 3

GO TO SELECTIONS - SELECT  NONE  

Making sure all your layers are open 

 GO TO LAYERS MERGE - MERGE VISIBLE

 NOW GO TO EDIT COPY

OPEN ANIMATION SHOP AND GO TO EDIT VIEW ANIMATION 

 

NOW GO TO FILE - SAVE AS GIF

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