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Monday, July 11, 2016

Playing With Pixies


Playing With Pixies
Written 7/11/2016
This tutorial is meant purely as a guide. Feel free to use your own choice of tube or scrap kit to make your tag unique. If you want your tag to look just like mine them use the same supplies I have used. This tutorial assumes you have a knowledge of paint shop pro. Any resemblance to any other tag or tutorial is completely coincidental.

Supplies Used:
Tube of your choice or you may use the tubes that are included in the kit like I have.
Scrap kit is called Starseed by Amy Marie’s Kits. You can purchase this kit at http://amymarieskits.com/store/
Animation is a freebie by Scrappy Bit Of Fun.  You can get the animation I used at http://scrappybitoffun.blogspot.ca/2013/07/new-sparkly-animations.html But check out all her other animations she has great FTU ones and she also sells at CDO.
Mask of your choice. I am using mask 200 by Insatiable Dreams. You can get her masks at http://insatiabledreams.net
Font of your choice. I am using Milk Script. You can get it at http://www.fontpalace.com/font-download/Milk+Script/
Plugins:
NONE
Drop shadow used throughout:
0 0 100 15.00 dark color from your tag

Let's Begin:
Open element 43 and shift+D to duplicate. Close the original. Make your canvas large enough to work with. Open paper 5 and copy and paste as a new layer and drag under the frame. Apply the mask of your choice. Delete the mask layer and merge the group. Layers new raster layer and drag under the frame. Using your magic wand select the inside of the frame. Selections modify expand by 9. Open paper 16 and copy and paste into selection. Selections select none. Add a drop shadow to the frame.
Open element 29 and re-size by 85%. Copy and paste as a new layer and move to the bottom of the tag. Add a drop shadow.
Open element 1 and re-size by 75%. Copy and paste as a new layer and place on the far right side. Add a drop shadow.
Open element 3 and re-size by 60%. Copy and paste as a new layer. Image flip horizontal. Move to the far left side. Add a drop shadow.
Open element 57 and copy and paste as a new layer and place in the center top of the frame. Add a drop shadow.
Open element 73 and copy and paste as a new layer. Drag to just above the frame. Place to the left side. Add a drop shadow.
Open element 107 and copy and paste as a new layer. Drag under the fairy that is on the left. Move to the left behind her.
Open element 112 and re-size by 50%. Copy and paste as a new layer and move to the bottom and to the far right. Add a drop shadow.
Open element 85 and copy and paste as a new layer and place at the top of the tag.
Add your name.
Add your copyright and licensing information.
Crop and lets get ready to animate.
Merge all layers visible.
Layers new raster layer and flood fill with white. Drag to the bottom.
Edit copy merged and open animation shop and right click and paste as a new animation.
Open your animation and take note of the number of frames in the animation. The one I am using has 18 frames. Duplicate the frames in your tag to match the number of frames in your animation. Select all frames on both tag and animation. Grab frame 1 of the animation and drag it to frame 1 of the tag. Drop into position. View your animated tag. If you are happy re-size if needed and save.



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