Crash & Burn

You will need PsPX/Animation Shop. MuRa's Filter Meister Copies and Tone Here
I am using a tube from my Monte Moore CILM licensed package. Please visit CILM to obtain your own licensed package .

My ribbons here , my words optional here. For "Cindy" i used the pay font CBX-Full Platemaker any font will work fine.


Let's Begin!
Open the tube you will be using and my ribbons in PsP. Click on the curvy layer. Edit copy.
Open a new transparent 500x500 canvas.
Edit paste as new layer the curvy ribbon.
Effects/MuRa's Filter Meister/Copies Choose the starcluster preset with these settings.

Change the blend mode of this layer to soft light.
Effects/Image Effects/Seamless tiling and apply the default setting.
Edit paste as new layer the curvy ribbon.
Image resize,80% all layers unchecked.
Effects/MuRa's Filter Meister/Copies Choose the starcluster preset with these settings.

Position to where you would like.
Go back to my ribbons. Click on the straight layer. Edit copy , back to our canvas. Edit paste as new layer.
Image/Free Rotate/Left, 90 Degrees, All layers unchecked. Rotate single layer etc checked.
Move to the far left of your canvas.
Change the blend mode to overlay.
Selections, select all. Selections/Float. Selections/modify/select selection borders.
Inside/4 and anti-alias checked.
Flood fill with a color of your choice. I chose #983c90.
Selections,select none.
If you are using your own words/text add your side text now. If you have downloaded my words please continue.
Open my crash and burn words. Edit copy. Back to your canvas. Edit paste as new layer.
Click on your tube, edit copy, edit paste as new layer. Add a drop shadow if you'd like. I chose not to.
Add your text, create as vector. Add your text effects. Rename this layer text 1.
Duplicate your text layer 2 times. Rename these layers text 2 and text 3.
Click on text 1. Selections, select all, selections float.
Effects/MuRa's Filter Meister/Tone with these settings.

Click on text 2. Selections, select all, selections float.
Effects/MuRa's Filter Meister/Tone with these settings.

Click on text 3 and add a drop shadow. v/h 2,opacity 50 and blur 5.00
Add your watermark, your artists credits.
Add your bells and whistles. We are ready to animate!
*Text 3 layer is always visible.*
-Hide Text1 and Text2 layers. Edit copy merged. Open up animation shop. Edit paste as new animation. Back to PsP.
--Hide Text2 and Unhide Text 1. Edit copy merged. Back to animation shop. Edit paste after current frame. Back to PsP.
---Hide Text1 and Unhide Text2 . Edit copy merged. Back to animation shop. Edit paste after current frame.
File, optimization wizard. Save and you're done!
I hope you have enjoyed this tutorial.



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11/22/2006