Kept in the Dark

Kept in the Dark

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Supplies Needed

PSP- I used X but will work in any version
1 Tube of Choice. I used the Artwork of Elias Chatzoudis
You will need to purchase a license to use his work and can be
purchased here.
Font of choice
Scrap Kit made by Becky from Vamp Production Scraps N Things
2 Masks I used from Rachel ofEnchanted by Darkness please visit her site.
Supplies here

Okay let's get started

Open a new image 600x600 (we can resize later)
Open your tube, and the masks.
You will need 2 papers from the kit, and a frame.
Open any extra embellishments and ribbons of choice if you would like to use them.
Layers, new raster layer floodfill with white.
Paste a paper of choice and resize by 90%, twice
Layers, new Mask layer, from Image, and find EBD Mask66,
Source luminance, checked, Invert mask Data, unchecked, OK
Merge group, and resize by 90%.
Paste a paper of choice and resize by 90%, twice
Layers, new Mask layer, from Image, and find EBD Mask67,
Source luminance, checked, Invert mask Data, unchecked, OK
Merge group, and resize by 90%.
Edit copy, Edit paste the frame as new layer,
Edit copy, Edit paste your tube as a new layer.
Resize to suit. Add a drop shadow.
With the frame layer selected, using your magic wand, click in side the frame
Layers, new raster layer.
Now copy a paper of choice and paste into selection. Deslect
Add a drop shadow to your frame.
Now back on your tube layer, duplicate it 5 times.
Leave the original at the bottom,
on the next tube layer apply the setting Difference.
on the next tube layer apply Difference and change the opacity to 80
on the next tube layer apply Difference and change the opacity to 60
on the next tube layer apply Difference and change the opacity to 40
on the next tube layer apply Difference and change the opacity to 20
Layers, New raster layer, using your eclipse tool draw out a circle to
the size of the mask.
It dosen�t matter at this point what colour it is as we will delete it later.
Move this down to the bottom, and again use your pick tool to make it
the same size as the bubble mask.
Layers, New Raster layer, Using the text tool, write out some words
just on the edge of the new circle layer.
You will see the text tool change to a semi circle. Once completed, you
can delete the extra circle layer.
Add any embellishments of choice.
Add all appropriate copywrite info and your name.
Please read on for animation.

Now to animate.
Now cross out all the tube layers except the two bottom ones your
original tube layer and the next one
Your tube should look black.
Edit, copy merged all other layers, and in Animation Shop paste as new layer.
Always keep the original open
Back in PSP uncross the next tube layer and hide the second tube and
edit, copy merged all layers,
In Animation Shop paste after current frame.
Back in PSP uncross the next tube layer and hide the third tube and
edit, copy merged all layers,
In Animation Shop paste after current frame.
Back in PSP uncross the next tube layer and hide the forth tube and
edit, copy merged all layers,
In Animation Shop paste after current frame.
Back in PSP uncross the next tube layer and hide the fifth tube and
edit, copy merged all layers,
In Animation Shop paste after current frame.
Hide the fifth tube so that only the original is showing and edit copy
merge all layers
In Animation Shop paste after current frame.
So now in Animation Shop you should have 6 layers
Edit select all, animation, frame properties, change all to 40
Now click on the first frame change it to 50 and on the last frame
change it to 70
Resize if need be View animation
That's it, all done.
Once happy with your creation save your work.

Hope you enjoyed my tutorial
Here is another version of the same tut.

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Layout and Tutorial ©Janelle written on April 17th, 2008.
Any similarities to this tutorial are purely coincidental & unintentional.
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