Tuesday, November 26, 2013

MY CHRISTMAS

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•••  Supplies needed to complete this tutorial. •••
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Programs: Paint Shop Pro, I'm using version 10. Animation Shop 3.
Plugin : Eye Candy: Gradient Glow for name.
Font used: Gitchgitch
Tube of choice: I'm using "Sexy Gift" by The Hunter from S&Co.
Scrap Kit : I'm using "Xmas Mess" by Bibi's Collection from S&Co.
Animation: SimoneAni-LogFire available at CDO
Mask: 0183
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Save your tag often. Nothing like working long and hard on a tag and PSP crashes.
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Canvas size should be 698 x 655, transparent background.
Go to Selections, select all.
Open paper 3 and copy and paste INTO selection. De-select.
Open Mask of choice or the one I used, Mask0183, apply and merge group.
Duplicate layer. On top layer change blend mode to multiply and thhen go to Adjust, Noise, random noise of 6.
Merge layers.
Copy paste tube and re-size by 66%, 72 dpi, move to the right side of canvas.
Add drop shadow.

C/P element 30 as a new layer and position below tube layer and to the left side of tag. We will by animating

this layer so don't over crowd it. In layers palette, double click on fireplace and place checkmark next to

highlight. Chose a color and click ok.

C/P element 50 as a new layer and re-size by 56%. Position in front of tube between her legs. Add drop shadow.

Let's make the Christmas Tree. I had to re-size my canvas to get this tree done. Change to width of 888 for

time being.
C/P element 18 as a new layer and place behind your tube on HER right lower side (behind her back).
Duplicate this layer and mirror. Using your mover tool adjust this element to peek out from behind  HER left

side ( right side of tag).
C/P element 18 again as a new layer and place slightly above the first branch element on HER right side. You'll

need to tuck it in so it appears like the branch is shorter. Duplicate and mirror. Adjust.
C/P element 18 again, re-size by 75%. Do the third tier of tree, duplicate and mirror.
Now Duplicate this layer and free rotate by 90 degrees to the left. Make this your top branch of tree.
Add drop shadows to each layer.
Add element 17 as a new layer and re-size by 75%, position on lower left branch.
Duplicate and re-size by 46% and position on top right branch.
Merge all your tree layers, including the flowers.

C/P element 34 as a new layer and re-size by 46%. Position beside the tube. Add drop shadow.
C/P element 36 as a new layer and re-size by 80%. Position top of tag. Add drop shadow.
C/P element 53 as a new layer and re-size by 44%. Position bottom of tag in front of tube, near her knee. Add

drop shadow.
C/P element 35 as a new layer and re-size by 40%. Position on lower branch on the right side of tag.
Duplicate and mirror, position on middle branch on left side of tree. Add drop shadow to each layer.
Make sure they are behind your tube layer. You can merge these down to the tree.
Activate top layer.
C/P element 37 as a new layer and re-size by 36%. Position at bottom of tag. Add drop shadow.
C/P element 16 as a new layer and re-size. Position on mantel. Add drop shadow.
Add any other elements to your mantel if you like.


Hide your bottom layers = Mask and fireplace.
Click on any other layer to activate.
Merge all visible.
Unhide mask and fireplace and merge them together.

To animate, go to Selections, select all and copy the bottom layer that has the mask and fireplace.
Paste as New Animation in Animation Shop.
Hold your Ctrl key down and repeatedly hit letter L on your keyboard for a total of 15 frames.
You can watch the count on the lower right hand side of your screen in AS.
Open SimoneAni-LogFire.psd
Go to Edit, select all.
Go to Edit, copy.

Activate your tag.
Go to Edit, select all.
Go to Edit, make sure Propagate Paste is selected.
Go to Edit, Paste, paste into selected frames.

Position on your tag and click into place. I placed mine in the fireplace.

Go back to PSP now and highlight (activate) your tube layer and copy.
Paste as a NEW animation in AS.
Go to Edit, copy.

Activate your tag.
Go to Edit, Paste, paste into selected frames.

Play and save.
Don't forget to add your name.

To save:
Go to File, Save as, enter the name of your file and select the folder to save to.
Now click on Customize:
Under COLORS TAB:
Number of colors: 255 Colors
Create palette by: OPTIMIZED OCTREE
Reduce colors by: Error Diffusion
Under OPTIMIZATIONS TAB:
set a check mark beside the second, third and forth choices. UN-check the 1st and last.
Under PARTIAL TRANSPARENCY:
check Convert pixels less than 92
Yes, blend with this color: change to white #FFFFFF
Click OK. Click Next, next, next, next.
Play your animation.
At times your animation may or will come out terrible. Optimization in Animation Shop is not the greatest.
You can play around will your settings, especially under the Tab: Optimization. I change this setting at times

from anywhere between 70 and 100.
Some people add a white background.  To add background, go to Animation: Animation Properties, select

Opaque and change color to white.

Hope you enjoyed this tutorial,
Hugs Simone
Please, always direct people to my blog to download my animations.
Do not load to any other download site and don't claim as your own.
Tutorial written by SophisticatSimone aka Lorraine Halle on Tuesday November 26, 2013.

Sunday, October 27, 2013

SPACE GIRL


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•••  Supplies needed to complete this tutorial. •••
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Programs: Paint Shop Pro, I'm using version 10. Animation Shop 3.
Plugin : Eye Candy: Gradient Glow for name.
Font used: Computerfont
Tube of choice: I'm using "Space Girl" by José Cano from SATC.
Scrap Kit : I'm using "Space Girl" by LizquisScraps from SATC
Animation: SimoneAni-Rocket
Mask: SSMask0180
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Save your tag often. Nothing like working long and hard on a tag and PSP crashes.
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Open a new image 650 x 650. Select all. Copy and paste paper 6 into the selection.
De-select. Duplicate layer and change blend mode to multiply. Merge down.
Apply Mask 180 to layer and merge group.

C/P planet 2 as a new layer and re-size by 52%. Position in upper right hand side.
Add drop shadow.

C/P monster 3 as a new layer and re-size by 76%. Position in lower right hand side of tag.
Add drop shadow.

C/P tube, re-size by 76%. Center in tag and add drop shadow.
C/P monster 1 as a new layer and re-size by 70%. Position in lower left hand side of tag.
Add drop shadow.

C/P planet 1 and re-size by 30%. Place in upper left hand side of tag. Add drop shadow.
C/P decor and position behind space girl tube and duplicate, mirror. Add drop shadow.
Move one to the left side and one to the right side.

C/P costume and re-size by 38%. Free rotate to the right by 35 degrees. Position on the left side below earth planet.
Add drop shadow.

C/P Venus flower and re-size by 64%. Position bottom right side, near your tube. Add drop shadow.

C/P sparkles2 over your tube layer. Center.

C/P butterfly and re-size by 20% and place in upper left hand side of tag. Add drop shadow.

Add artist copyright. Merge visible.

Select all and copy. Paste in Animation Shop.
Hold your Ctrl key down and repeatedly hit letter L on your keyboard for a total of 16 frames.
You can watch the count on the lower right hand side of your screen in AS.
Open SimoneAni-Rocket
Go to Edit, select all.
Go to Edit, copy.

Activate your tag.
Go to Edit, select all.
Go to Edit, make sure Propagate Paste is selected.
Go to Edit, Paste, paste into selected frames.

Position on your tag and click into place. I placed mine in the lower left hand side of tag.

Play and save.
Don't forget to add your name.

To save:
Go to File, Save as, enter the name of your file and select the folder to save to.
Now click on Customize:
Under COLORS TAB:
Number of colors: 255 Colors
Create palette by: OPTIMIZED OCTREE
Reduce colors by: Error Diffusion
Under OPTIMIZATIONS TAB:
set a check mark beside the second, third and forth choices. UN-check the 1st and last.
Under PARTIAL TRANSPARENCY:
check Convert pixels less than 92
Yes, blend with this color: change to white #FFFFFF
Click OK. Click Next, next, next, next.
Play your animation.
At times your animation may or will come out terrible. Optimization in Animation Shop is not the greatest.
You can play around will your settings, especially under the Tab: Optimization. I change this setting at times from anywhere between 70 and 100.
Some people add a white background.  To add background, go to Animation: Animation Properties, select Opaque and change color to white.

Hope you enjoyed this tutorial,
Hugs Simone
Please, always direct people to my blog to download my animations. Or SATC where I sell.
Do not load to any other download site and don't claim as your own.
Tutorial written by SophisticatSimone aka Lorraine Halle on Sunday October 27, 2013.

SPARKLE ROSES

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•••  Supplies needed to complete this tutorial. •••
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Programs: Paint Shop Pro, I'm using version 10. Animation Shop 3.
Plugin : Eye Candy: Gradient Glow for name.
Font used: Brother Tattoo
Tube of choice: I'm using "Rose" by José Cano from SATC.
Scrap Kit : I'm using "Rosso" by Bibi's Collection from SATC
Animation: SimoneAni-Sparkle Roses
Mask: none
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Save your tag often. Nothing like working long and hard on a tag and PSP crashes.
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Open a new image 650W  x  550H, transparent background, 72 resolution.
Select all.

Open paper 4 and copy. Paste INTO selection on your tag. Deselect.
C/P element 22 as a new layer.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer .Re-size by 68%. Position to the right side of tag. Add drop shadow.

Copy and paste element 19 and position behind your tube and in center of tag.
Add drop shadow.

Copy and paste 46 and position behind your tube and in front of petals. Add drop shadow.

Copy and paste 29 and re-size by 45%. Position in upper left hand side of tag. Add drop shadow.

Copy and paste element 4 as a new layer and mirror. Position in lower left hand side.

Add drop shadow.

Add artist copyright. Merge all visible.
Copy and paste into Animation Shop as a new animation.
Hold Ctrl key down and hit letter L repeatedly until you have 20 frames.

Open SimoneAni-SparkleRoses. Go to Edit>Select all.
Go to Edit>Copy.

Activate your tag. Go to Edit>Select All.
Go to Edit>Propagate Paste.
Go to Edit>Paste>Paste into Selected Frames.

Click into place.

Add your name and save.
To add a border, go back into PSP.
Select all, go to selection, modify, contract by 10.
Go to selection, invert. Add a new raster layer.
Using your flood fill tool, add a color from your tube.
Go to selection>invert.
Add a new raster layer. Add drop shadow. Deselect.

Ok now hide the tag layer. You should only have the frame and the drop shadow.
Activate your frame layer and go to Adjust and add noise. Gaussian, 60%.
Go to Edit, copy merged.

In AS, right click and paste as a new animation.
Back in PSP, undo noise.
Add noise of 66%. Copy merged.
In AS, right click on frame layer and paste after selected frame.

Back in PSP, undo noise.
Add noise of 72%. Copy merged.
In AS, right click on the last frame and paste after selected frame.

Go to Edit and select all.
Go to Edit and copy.

Activate your tag.
Go to Edit and select all.
Go to Edit and paste>paste into selected frames.

You may have to slightly adjust the position with your cursor. Before you click border

frame into place, make sure all four corners are covered, lined up perfectly.

Click play.

Add your name and save.
To save:
Go to File, Save as, enter the name of your file and select the folder to save to.
Now click on Customize:
Under COLORS TAB:
Number of colors: 255 Colors
Create palette by: OPTIMIZED OCTREE
Reduce colors by: Error Diffusion
Under OPTIMIZATIONS TAB:
set a check mark beside the second, third and forth choices. UN-check the 1st and last.
Under PARTIAL TRANSPARENCY:
check Convert pixels less than 92
Yes, blend with this color: change to white #FFFFFF
Click OK. Click Next, next, next, next.
Play your animation.
At times your animation may or will come out terrible. Optimization in Animation Shop is not the greatest.
You can play around will your settings, especially under the Tab: Optimization. I change this setting at times from anywhere between 70 and 100.
Some people add a white background.  To add background, go to Animation: Animation Properties, select Opaque and change color to white.

Hope you enjoyed this tutorial,
Hugs Simone
Please, always direct people to my blog to download my animations.
Do not load to any other download site and don't claim as your own.
Tutorial written by SophisticatSimone aka Lorraine Halle on Sunday October 27,  2013.

Sunday, October 20, 2013

RUSH



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•••  Supplies needed to complete this tutorial. •••
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Programs: Paint Shop Pro, I'm using version 10. Animation Shop 3.
Plugin : Eye Candy: Gradient Glow for name.
Font used: A&S Black Swan
Tube of choice: I'm using "Rush" by Christine Marie Kotlark from SATC.
Scrap Kit : I'm using "Roller Princess" by Bibi's Collection from SATC
My supplies HERE.
You will find the Mask 0179, the flames, the animations (SimoneAni-Rush).
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Save your tag often. Nothing like working long and hard on a tag and PSP crashes.
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Open a new image 700 x 700.
Select ALL.
Copy and paste INTO selection paper of choice. I used paper 3.
Select none.

Go to Adjust/ Brightness & Contrast/ Histogram Adjustment
Enter the following:
Low: 38
Gamma: 0.80
High: 239

Open Mask0179 and apply. Merge group.

Copy and paste the tube "Rush" and re-size by 82%.
If you are animating you must re-size by 82% otherwise, things won't match up.
I created the animation specifically for her hoop at this size.

Copy and paste element 29 as a new layer and re-size by 92%.
Duplicate and merge down. Add drop shadow.
Make sure this element is at bottom of tag behind your tube.
Making it appear like she's standing on the keys.
Copy and paste my frames element from supplies and position at bottom of tag behind your tube and the keyboard layers.

C/P element 42 as a new layer and move to lower left hand side of tag on the keyboard.
Add drop shadow.

C/P element 129 as a new layer. Re-size by 34% and position behind tube layer in the right upper hand corner.
Add drop shadow.

C/P element 78 as a new layer. Position behind flame layer and in the right lower hand corner of tag.
Add drop shadow.

C/P element 121 as a new layer and mirror. Re-size by 70% and position to right side of skull cone at the bottom.
Add drop shadow.

C/P element 30 as a new layer and position him on the barrel. Add drop shadow.

C/P element 112 as a new layer and re-size by 65% and position in the upper left hand side of tag.
Add drop shadow.

C/P element 66 and positon mid tag, beside the radio and below it in the layers palette.
Add drop shadow.

C/P element 26 and re-size by 75%. Position beside the pop bottle. Make it's below the drink layer in layers palette.
Add drop shadow.

C/P element 44 and move to right lower hand side of tag. Add drop shadow.

C/P element 101 and move in front of cupcake. Add drop shadow.

C/P element 27 and free rotate this layer to the left by 90 degrees. Re-size by 70% and add drop shadow.
Position over the mask layer in your layers palette and over on the right side of tag.

C/P element 45 and re-size by 28%. Move to the right side of tag and behind the cupcack layer. Add drop shadow.

C/P element 34 and position behind your tube. Using your selection tool, set to lasso, feather of zero, remove some of the pink heart. Add drop shadow.

I tripled my disco ball. Position one at top center and one to the left side of tag.

Add artist copyright.
Add your name or wait till after you've added the animations.

Merge visible.

For Animation: I'm using
I  -  SimoneAni-Rushbling, (will be on the hoop)
II - SimoneAni-RushSingeNote2 (single note add-on)
III- SimoneAni-RushMusicNotes (group of notes, coming from radio)

OK in PSP, select all, copy merged.
In Animation Shop, right click on your workspace and paste as a New Animation.
Holding the Ctrl key down, tap the L key repeatedly until you have 22 frames.

Open SimoneAni-Rushbling. Go to Edit, select All.
Go to Edit and Copy.

Back on your tag, activate by clicking it.
Go to Edit, Select all.
Go to Edit, make sure "Propagate Paste" is selected.
Go to Edit, Paste>Paste into selected frames.
Using your cursor, position on the right side of hoop, on the light green area.
See my screenshot.

Click play. If it looks good, move to the next step.
If not, go to Edit > Undo paste and try again.

Open SimoneAni-RushMusicNotes.
Repeat steps. Positon the note on the radio.
See screenshot.

Open SimoneAni-RushSingeNote2. Select all and copy.
Paste on your tag just above the radio handle.

If happy with your tag, save.
Don't forget to add your name

To save:
Go to File, Save as, enter the name of your file and select the folder to save to.
Now click on Customize:
Under COLORS TAB:
Number of colors: 255 Colors
Create palette by: OPTIMIZED OCTREE
Reduce colors by: Error Diffusion
Under OPTIMIZATIONS TAB:
set a check mark beside the second, third and forth choices. UN-check the 1st and last.
Under PARTIAL TRANSPARENCY:
check Convert pixels less than 92
Yes, blend with this color: change to white #FFFFFF
Click OK. Click Next, next, next, next.
Play your animation.
At times your animation may or will come out terrible. Optimization in Animation Shop is not the greatest.
You can play around will your settings, especially under the Tab: Optimization. I change this setting at times from anywhere between 70 and 100.
Some people add a white background.  To add background, go to Animation: Animation Properties, select Opaque and change color to white.

Hope you enjoyed this tutorial,
Hugs Simone
Please, always direct people to my blog to download my animations.
Do not load to any other download site and don't claim as your own.
Tutorial written by SophisticatSimone aka Lorraine Halle on Sunday October 20, 2013.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

WITCHY WAYS

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•••  Supplies needed to complete this tutorial. •••
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Programs: Paint Shop Pro, I'm using version 10. Animation Shop 3.
Plugin : Eye Candy: Gradient Glow for name.
Font used: 2Peas Drip
Tube of choice: I'm using "CM Witch" by Jay Trembly from SATC.
Scrap Kit : I'm using "Magical Witch" by Design by Joan from SATC
Animation: CU Snake Eye 
Mask: ONE of mine: Mask 178
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Save your tag often. Nothing like working long and hard on a tag and PSP crashes.
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Open paper 1 and shift + D to duplicate. Close original.
Re-size Paper 85% smart size checked and 72 dpi.
Sharpen if it's a little blurry.
Promote background to layer.
Apply Mask 178 and merge group.

Copy and paste your tube as a new layer and re-size by 77%.
Add following drop shadow to your tube:
V=5
H=10
Opacity=76
Blur=34
Color=black

C/P element 45 as a new layer and re-size by 79%. Position as your top layer and adjust so his hand is covering her bottom. It's not necessary but my blog is PG so I'm covering it :)
Add same drop shadow.

C/P element 68 as a new layer and move to the right side of tag. Make sure this layer is below your tube layer. Drop shadow:
V=0
H=-24
Opacity=50
Blur=27
Color=black

C/P element 1 as a new layer and re-size by 42%. Position in bottom left hand side of tag. Add same drop shadow as your tube layer, so first one we used, but increase opacity to 90.

C/P element 2 as a new layer. Make sure this is your top layer. Duplicate. On the bottom layer, add gaussian blur of 2.
Merge the Top layer down. Now move this to the right lower hand side of tag. Don't cover the skeleton's face.

C/P element 12 as a new layer and re-size by 42%. Position in front of cauldron. Add a drop shadow.

C/P element 16 as a new layer and position to the left of tag.
Add drop shadow, -2, 4, 100, 15.94, black. Layer should be behind the cauldron.

C/P element 72 as a new layer, re-size by 42% and position on trunk of tree. Add drop shadow.

C/P element 66 as a new layer and re-size by 42%, add drop shadow and move to lower right hand side of tag.

C/P element 30 as a new layer and re-size by 64%. Position in the lower right hand side. Add drop shadow.

C/P element 67 as a new layer and re-size by 50%. Position in the lower left hand side. Add drop shadow.

C/P element 26 as a new layer. Add drop shadow. Position at top, behind your tube layer.

Merge your layers. Crop your tag to size.
Re-size by 92% and sharpen.

Add your artist copyright and your name.

Save as PNG or if animating, go to selections, select all.
Go to Edit and Copy.
Paste as a new animation in Animation Shop.
Hold your Ctrl key down and repeatedly hit letter L on your keyboard for a total of 24 frames.
You can watch the count on the lower right hand side of your screen in AS.
Open Simone-SnakeEye-3
Go to Edit, select all.
Go to Edit, copy.

Activate your tag.
Go to Edit, select all.
Go to Edit, make sure Propagate Paste is selected.
Go to Edit, Paste, paste into selected frames.
Position on your tag and click into place. I placed mine in the bottom portion of the tag.
Some of the sparkles start at the cauldron.
Play and save.
Don't forget to add your name if you didn't.

To save:
Go to File, Save as, enter the name of your file and select the folder to save to.
Now click on Customize:
Under COLORS TAB:
Number of colors: 255 Colors
Create palette by: OPTIMIZED OCTREE
Reduce colors by: Error Diffusion
Under OPTIMIZATIONS TAB:
set a check mark beside the second, third and forth choices. UN-check the 1st and last.
Under PARTIAL TRANSPARENCY:
check Convert pixels less than 92
Yes, blend with this color: change to white #FFFFFF
Click OK. Click Next, next, next, next.
Play your animation.
At times your animation may or will come out terrible. Optimization in Animation Shop is not the greatest.
You can play around will your settings, especially under the Tab: Optimization. I change this setting at times from anywhere between 70 and 100.
Some people add a white background.  To add background, go to Animation: Animation Properties, select Opaque and change color to white.

Hope you enjoyed this tutorial,
Hugs Simone
Please, always direct people to my blog to download my animations.
Do not load to any other download site and don't claim as your own.
Tutorial written by SophisticatSimone aka Lorraine Halle on Wednesday October 16,  2013.

Friday, October 11, 2013

SEXY WITCH

 
S E X Y   W I T C H
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•••  Supplies needed to complete this tutorial. •••
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Programs: Paint Shop Pro, I'm using version 10. Animation Shop 3.
Plugin : None
Font used: Feathergraphy Decoration
Tube of choice: I'm using "Sexy Witch" by José Cano
Scrap Kit : I'm using "Demona" by Bibi's Collection from SATC
Animation: SimoneAni-SexyWitch
Mask: none
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Save your tag often. Nothing like working long and hard on a tag and PSP crashes.
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Open a new image 600 x 250.
Copy and paste paper of choice as background.
Crop merged opaque.

Copy and paste element 45 as a new layer and position in the center, change blend mode to soft light and your opacity to 59.

Copy and paste close up of your tube and position to the right side of tag.

Copy and paste element 21 as a new layer, move slightly to the left. Add drop shadow. Cover the skeletal man a bit, but make sure you see his head in the background.

Copy and paste element 23 as a new layer behind the tree line and in front of skeletal man. Using your mover tool, adjust so make sure it's not covering too much of the skeletal man.

Copy and paste element 57 as a new layer and re-size by 45% and position behind the close up layer and a little to the right of center line. Add drop shadow.

Copy and paste element 1 as a new layer and re-size by 45%. Move to the left side of tag.

Crop your tag.

Now select all and contract selection by 3. Add a new layer. Make sure it's your top layer.
Add a color from your tube. De-select and add drop shadow.
X-out this layer.
Highlight any of the other layers.
Go to Edit, copy merged.

In Animation Shop, right click and paste as a new animation.
Hold your Ctrl key and hit the L key  20 times. You should have a total of 21 frames.

Open SimoneAni-SexyWitch.
Go to Edit, select all.
Go to Edit, copy.

Activate your tag.
Go to Edit, select all.
Go to Edit and activate Propagate Paste.
Go to Edit and Paste, paste into selected frames.

I pasted it 3 different times, 1 in the center, 1 lower on tag near her hat and 1 time to the left of tag, on the phatom tombstone.

In PSP, select your layer with the banner. Copy.
In AS, right click anywhere on workspace and paste as new animation.

Go to Edit and Copy.
Activate your tag again and go to Edit, Paste into selected frames. It should line up perfectly. Click into place.

You can now add your copyright info and your license number.
Add your name.

Repeat for the avatar.

To save:
Go to File, Save as, enter the name of your file and select the folder to save to.
Now click on Customize:
Under COLORS TAB:
Number of colors: 255 Colors
Create palette by: OPTIMIZED OCTREE
Reduce colors by: Error Diffusion
Under OPTIMIZATIONS TAB:
set a check mark beside the second, third and forth choices. UN-check the 1st and last.
Under PARTIAL TRANSPARENCY:
check Convert pixels less than 92
Yes, blend with this color: change to white #FFFFFF
Click OK. Click Next, next, next, next.
Play your animation.
At times your animation may or will come out terrible. Optimization in Animation Shop is not the greatest.
You can play around will your settings, especially under the Tab: Optimization. I change this setting at times from anywhere between 70 and 100.
Some people add a white background.  To add background, go to Animation: Animation Properties, select Opaque and change color to white.

Hope you enjoyed this tutorial,
Hugs Simone
Please, always direct people to my blog to download my animations.
Do not load to any other download site and don't claim as your own.
Tutorial written by SophisticatSimone aka Lorraine Halle on Friday October 11, 2013

Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Zombie Zone


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Please click on TAG to see in full size.
•••  Supplies needed to complete this tutorial. •••
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Programs: Paint Shop Pro, I'm using version 10. Animation Shop 3.
Plugin : none
Font used: Alice in Wonderland
Tube of choice: I'm using "Zombie" by Jose Cano from SATC.
Scrap Kit : I'm using "Zombie Zone" by SkyScraps from SATC
Animation: SimoneAni-486-491
Mask: 0176 HERE
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Save your tag often. Nothing like working long and hard on a tag and PSP crashes.
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Open a new image 700 x 700, transparent.
Copy and paste element 19 as a new layer. Re-size for fit if it's to big.
Duplicate and mirror. Adjust so you cover the majority of your background from side to side and merge them

together.
Copy and paste again and re-size by 50%.
Duplicate. Position these two on either side of the canvas.

Copy and paste element 26 as a new layer and re-size. Position to the left.

Duplicate one of the bush layers and drag it up above the cross tombstone and place it a little to the right of it.

Copy and paste element 12 as a new layer. Using your magic wand tool, set to Point to point, select the chain portion

and delete.
Re-size if you need to make it fit and position at the top of the tag.

Copy and paste element 14 as a new layer and re-size to fit. Position to the right side of canvas.

Copy and paste element 32 as a new layer and position to the right side.
Copy and paste element 31 as a new layer. Re-size and move over towards the center, away from the white flowers.

Copy and paste element 13 as a new layer and re-size. Position to the right side.

Copy and paste element 11 as a new layer and position mid tag in center.

Copy and paste element 5 as a new layer, move to the top.

Copy and paste element 67 as a new layer and re-size. Move to top center of tag.

Copy and paste your tube of choice and re-size to fit. Move to the left side of tag.

Copy and paste element 21 as new layer and re-size. Position in right lower hand side of tag.
Copy and paste element 20 as a new layer and re-size. Position on the cauldron.

Copy and paste element 6 as a new layer and re-size. Position beside cauldron.
Copy and paste element 9 as a new layer and re-size. Position high above cauldron.
Copy and paste element 4 as a new layer and re-size. Position in lower right hand side.

Add drop shadow to all layers except the webbing layer.
Merge all layers.
Crop tag and re-size if to large.
Add copyright.

Add a new raster layer and drag down to bottom.
Selections> select all.
Copy and paste paper of choice.
I used paper2. Paste it into the selection.
Apply Mask to layer and merge group. I used Mask 176. Duplicate and merge.
Merge all visible.

Add your name and save as PNG.

Go to Selections, select all.
Go to Edit and copy merged. Paste as a new animation in Animation Shop.
Hold your Ctrl key down and repeatedly hit letter L on your keyboard for a total of 16 frames.
You can watch the count on the lower right hand side of your screen in AS.
Open SimoneAni487
Go to Edit, select all.
Go to Edit, copy.

Activate your tag.
Go to Edit, select all.
Go to Edit, make sure Propagate Paste is selected.
Go to Edit, Paste, paste into selected frames.

Position on your tag and click into place. I placed mine just above and within the cauldron.
Play and save.
Don't forget to add your name.

To save:
Go to File, Save as, enter the name of your file and select the folder to save to.
Now click on Customize:
Under COLORS TAB:
Number of colors: 255 Colors
Create palette by: OPTIMIZED OCTREE
Reduce colors by: Error Diffusion
Under OPTIMIZATIONS TAB:
set a check mark beside the second, third and forth choices. UN-check the 1st and last.
Under PARTIAL TRANSPARENCY:
check Convert pixels less than 92
Yes, blend with this color: change to white #FFFFFF
Click OK. Click Next, next, next, next.
Play your animation.
At times your animation may or will come out terrible. Optimization in Animation Shop is not the greatest.
You can play around will your settings, especially under the Tab: Optimization. I change this setting at times from

anywhere between 70 and 100.
Some people add a white background.  To add background, go to Animation: Animation Properties, select Opaque

and change color to white.

Hope you enjoyed this tutorial,
Hugs Simone
Please, always direct people to my blog to download my animations.
Do not load to any other download site and don't claim as your own.
Tutorial written by SophisticatSimone aka Lorraine Halle on Wednesday September 18, 2013.
 

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