Flight to Florida


You will need PsP X/Animation Shop.

Alien Skin's Eye Candy Texture & Impact. here

Plugins Filters Unlimited here,Font Ticket capitals here.

My Template here.

Let's Begin
Open the tube you will be using.
Open my template, windows duplicate and close the original.
Click on texture layer. Effects/Plugins/Filters Unlimited /Paper Textures/Cotton Paper/Fine.
Duplicate your texture layer twice. Renaming Texture 2 and Texture 3.
Click on Texture. Effects/Plugins/AlienSkin/EyeCandy5:Textures/Texture Noise.
Select the Snowfall preset. With these settings.

Click on Texture 2. Effects/Plugins/AlienSkin/EyeCandy5:Textures/Texture Noise.
Click the random seed button twice.
Click on Texture 3. Effects/Plugins/AlienSkin/EyeCandy5:Textures/Texture Noise.
Click the random seed button 3 times.
Click on your frame layer to make active.
Set your foreground color to white and your background color to one from your tube.
Grab your preset shape tool /rectangle . Create as vector/Line Style of your choice/Width 3.00.
Draw a rectangle similar to mine above. When happy, right click and convert to raster.
Effects/Texture Effects/Blinds with these settings.

Set your foreground to null/background white. Choose a nice clear font , i chose Bank Gothic and Add your text "Flight to Florida" .
Effects/Plugins/AlienSkin/EyeCandy Impact/Gradient Glow. Select the christmas text preset with these settings. Changing the colors to suit your tube.

Add your text "You can save up to 40% on your flight to florida today! Apply a drop shadow.
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Set your foreground color to null and your background color to one from your tube.
Add your name using the Ticket Capitals font. Create as vector and rotate/resize/position where you would like. When happy, right click and convert to raster. Add your text effects. I duplicated my name and added an gradient glow behind. On my top text layer i changed the blend mode to overlay.
Add your bells and whistles.
Add your watermark, your artists credits.
We are ready to animate.
-Hide Texture 2 and Texture 3 layers. Edit copy merged. Open up animation shop. Edit paste as new animation. Back to PsP.
--Hide Texture 1 and Texture 3 layers. Unhide Texture 2. Edit copy merged. Back to animation shop. Edit paste after current frame. Back to PsP.
---Hide Texture 1 and Texture 2 layers. Unhide Texture 3. Edit copy merged. Back to animation shop. Edit paste after current frame.
Edit, select all. Animation Frame Properties and enter 20.
Crop off the excess white not needed.
File, optimization wizard. Save and you're done!
I hope you have enjoyed this tutorial.
 

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11/22/2006