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"Somedays when you review your past.. you're kicking your heels you gave so much " Cindy. *S*

Let's Begin!

You will need PsP & Animation Shop. Tutorial is written in PsP X but can be completed in any version.

Image and,Font of choice.

I am using a tube from my Rion Vernon G.I.L.D package.

If you have completed my Checkerz Starz tutorial you already have the needed plugin. *S* In case you havent.
 You will need
David Blend Filters . This is an exe plugin. Be sure to install to your plugins folder.

Ready?
File new 500x400 new canvas.
Flood Fill with white.
Effects,Plugins/Layout Tools/Zebra Strip Frame with these settings.

Layer, new raster layer, flood fill with white.
Effects, Plugins/Layout Tools/Zebra Strip Frame with these settings.

Layer, new raster layer, flood fill with white.
Effects, Plugins Layout Tools/Zebra Strip Frame with these settings.

Layers, new raster layer, flood fill with white.
Effects, Plugins Layout Tools/Zebra Strip Frame with these settings.

Using your selection tool click on Raster 4. Select the white box , edit cut.
Selections, select none.
Click on Raster 3, using your selection tool again , select the white box, edit cut.
Selections, select none.
Click on Raster 2, using your selection tool once more, selec the white box, edit cut.
Selections, select none.
Hide Raster 2 and 3 for now.
Click on Raster 1, Go to the image you will be using, Edit copy back to our canvas, edit paste as new layer.
Using your mover tool position to the right.If needed resize your image, all layers unchecked so your image fits nicely in the area. I moved my image right to the edge and applied a drop shadow with these settings to cover the blank areas.

Right click and rename this layer "image".Lower the opacity of your image layer to 50.
Go to your image again, Image resize , all layers checked 60%.
Image add borders, 2 symmetric black. Edit copy.
Click on Raster 4 to make this layer active.
Edit paste as new layer. Using your mover tool position to where you would like.
Add your text, your text effects.
Add your watermark, your artists credits.
Layer new raster, flood fill with black.
Selections , select all , selections modify and contract by 5. Edit cut.
Selections, select none.
We are ready to animate!
Open up animation shop. Back to psp.
*Your text, top image, copyright layers will not be touched we will work to animate our Zebra and Image Layers. *
--Hide Raster 4,Raster 3,Raster 2,and "image" layers.

Edit copy merged. Back to animation shop. Edit paste as new animation.
Back to psp.
--Hide Raster4, Raster3 Layers.

Edit copy merged.Back to animation shop. Edit paste after current frame.
Back to psp.
--Hide Raster 4, Raster2 , Change the opacity of your "image" layer to 75.

Edit copy merged. Back to animation shop. Edit paste after current frame.
Back to psp.
--Hide Raster 3, Raster2, Change the opacity of your "image" layer to 100.

Edit copy merged.Back to animation shop. Edit paste after current frame.
Edit select all, animation, frame properties and change the number to 20.
File, optimization wizard, save and you're done!
Whew!
I hope you have enjoyed this tutorial.


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