Sunday, August 19, 2012

Heavy Metal Lover PTU

I wrote this Tutorial,any resemblance to others is purely by coincidence.Please DO NOT add this to any Website,Yahoo-group,or Forum without my permission.
This Awesome Scrapkit I am using is called "Heavy Metal Lover" and is by Purples Kreationz it can be found Here
The art I am using is by Akyanyme and can be found Here   
My supplies Here  
Drop Shadow = DS = 2,2,50,5,black
 First off, open my supplies, this has all the Examples as well as the animated eye.

800 X 800
1.) Cityscape--Copy & Paste = C&P --as New Raster Layer = NRL-- place it up a little--
Duplicate = Dup. and flip-- Blend Mode = BM = soft light -- Opacity = Op= 80%-- DS-- original--tag reference = TR
2.) Drums -- Resize = R =70% X2--sharpen--unsharp mask-- Place on left side-- DS- TR 
3.) Tube --- C&P as NRL--R--if needed-- place in front of Cityscape -- DS--TR
4.) Guitar-- C&P as NRL--Place on right side--Mirror--DS--TR
5.) Keyboard-- C&P as NRL-- Place on right side--DS--TR-- place layer below guitar layer.
6.) Ipod-- R = 80% -sharpen--C&P as NRL--placeon left bottom--DS--move layer below--guitar layer--DS--TR
7.) Bike-- C&) as NRL place on right bottom--DS
8.) Barbed Wire--C&P as NRL-- place on top--and move below cityscape--DS--TR
9.) Flame -- C&P as NRL--place on right side--move layer below motorcycle--DS--TR
10.) Mic--R = 80% --Sharpen--C&P as NRL--mirror--place on keyboard--DS--move layer below guitar--TR
11.) Metal Skull-- place on left top--DS--TR
12.) Lights --R= 80% sharpen--C&P as NRL--place on right side at the top--DS--TR
13.) Light Swish--C&P as NRL-- place on right side --below the lights--TR--the crop--opaque-800X800--ok
14.) Pic - R= 50% -- unsharp mask--C&P as NRL--place on guitar and Ipod--DS--TR
15.) Speakers--R-= 70% --sharpen --place behind tube and on the left side -- DS--TR
16.) Splat---C&P as NRL-- place layer right above background -- top left -- DS-- Dup. -- mirror-- flip--MD
17.) Torn Tights-- C&P as NRL -- place right above the Cityscape reflection--move it to the left --TR---DS
18.) Music -- C&P as NRL--place on the bottom.-DS--
19.) Music Notes - R = 70% & 80% X2-- unsharp mask--C&P as NRL -- place right above the speakers--- DS
If you don't want to animate,then close out background--MV all -- R -= 63% = 504 X 504 --- sharpen----P 18- (or paper of choice)  add a mask - delete mask--ungroup layers--crop --opaque-- open background and MV all layers--
Add All Copy Right information,Name and Save as PNG..
TO Animate:
1.) Close out all layers above tube,close out tube,speakers,light and background-- MV all layers below speakers-- and above background--- rename-- bottom
2.) Open all layers but speakers,tube and lights-- close bottom-- MV--rename Top (EX1)
3.) Beating Speaker-- Click on speakers--dup.-- on bottom--with freehand selection tool-(-point to point---add shift-- feather 0 -- smoothing 0 --anti- alias--checked--)-- go around each of the speakers-- (EX2)
close bottom--working on the top--go to- 
Effects-distortion - Punch- change settings to 15- (if you want a more subtle effect the change the strength to a lower #) Select None = SN
4.) With Lasso Tool--same settings-- go around each of the lights--promote selection to layer--SN--rename--red--black--white
grab your light effects in my supplies-- on Red-C&P as NRL--- free rotate right 90% place over red light-- -crop opaque--rename Red.--OP. = 80% --- MD
Repeat above steps for Black and White lights.
Open animation shop
Close out-red,black,white,and dup. speakers layers
Copy Merged--paste into animation shop as New Animation
PSP--- Open white--close out speakers and open dup.
copy merged and paste after current frame.
PSP-- close white--open black--close dup.speakers--open speakers---Copy Merged--and paste after current frame..
PSP-- Close black-- open Red--close speakers-- open dup. ---Copy Merged -- and paste after current frame.
You should have 4 frames
edit-select-all-animation properties--opaque--white
now if you want to add the eye--
delete credits-- on 1st frame of tag--select all-and on eye there is 4 frames--click on 1st frame--select all-copy-
and on tag--edit--propagate paste--edit--paste--into selected frame-- place it where you want..I placed mine beneath the lights..
click on frames 1-3-- frame properties = 45
layer 4- frame properties = 25
view and when happy save as GIF
I hope you had fun, and would really like to see your results.. the non-animated is below..

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