Materials can be found here

Filter – Graphics Plus can be found here

 

Place the selection in your PSP selections folder  and also the checkerboard-chris in your PSP preset shape folder and the filter Graphics Plus in your PSP plug in folder

 

Open the tubes and font in PSP and minimize them

 

Let's start

 

1/ Put in your material palette your foreground color to white and background to gold pattern with these  settings - angle 0 - scale 100

 

2/  Open a black image of 600 x 600 pixels

 

3/ Activate the preset shape tool  and find checkerboard with these settings - retain style checked - anti alias checked and made as vector 

 

Starting in the upper left corner, pull down and end in the right corner

Layers - convert to rasterlayer

 

4/ Selections - select all

Selections - float

Selections - defloat

Selections - modify - select selections borders -with these settings - inside checked - anti alias checked - edge width: 2 

5/ Layers - new raster layer and fill the selection with gold pattern - same settings as before

Effects – 3D effects– inner bevel – with these settings

Turn in je layer palette the blend mode to dissolve

Selections – select none

 

6/ Layers - merge - merge down

Effects– texture effects – blinds– with these settings

 

 

Effects– texture effects –  mosaic antique – with these settings

 

7/ Image - resize - 90 % - DO not check  resize all layers

 

8/ Copy - Beyonce_LR-07-03-09 – paste as a new layer on your image

Image - resize - 65% - DO not check  resize all layers

and place on the right so you still see the face in the third upper square - look at my example

Put the opacity of this layer to 25

 

9/ Image - add borders - left and right 100 - top and bottom 0 - color black and symmetrical not checked

 

10/ Layers - new rasterlayer

Selections - load/save - selections load from disque and find - music

fill the selection with the gold pattern

Selections - select none

Effects - distortion effects - pixelate with these settings

Put the blend mode of this layer to hard light and opacity to 40

Duplicate this layer in your layer palette

Image - mirror

Layers - merge - merge all

Effects – plug in filters – Graphics Plus – Cross Shadow – using default settings

  

11/ Image - add borders - 30 pixels - color black - symmetrical checked

 

12/ Selections - select all

Selections - modify – contract 35 pixels

Selections - modify - select selections borders - edge width:2 - inside checked  and anti alias checked

Layers - new raster layer and fill the selection with the gold pattern

Selections - select none

Effects – texture effects– mosaic - antique– with these settings 

 

13/ Activate your text tool and find the font chemical reaction - with these settings

  Take attention of the hands! so you do not forget!

Type Sing a Song and move to the right

Layers - convert to raster layer

Effects – 3D effects–drop shadow  – vertical and horizontal 15 , opacity 50, blur 10 and color black

 

14/ Type Beyonce and move it to the left

Layers - convert to raster layer

Give also a drop shadow but now with vertical and horizontal -15

 

15/ Add your watermark

Layers - merge - merge all

 

16/ Put your foreground color to black and background remains gold pattern

Activate your preset shape tool like in step 3 but now with retain style not checked - find Music1 and

put in a random box an note 

Layers - convert in raster layer

Effects – 3D effects – inner bevel – with these settings

Give also a drop shadow - You can take also for every note another drop shadow

Now look in your preset shape tool to the other musical note - Music2 and put also the note in another box

Repeat this 2 x with each note

 

17/ Activate the tube - Beyonce_LR-07-03-09 - copy and paste as a new layer on your image

Image - resize - 70% - DO not check  resize all layers

Image - mirror and place a bit more to the left

Effects – 3D effects–drop shadow  – vertical en horizontal -15 , opacity 50, blur 10 and color black

 

18 / Activate  the tube – Micro_LR – copy and paste as a new layer on your image

Place at the right

Adjust – hue and saturation  – colorize with these settings

Effects – 3D effects – drop shadow – same settings as before

 

19/ Upper layer is active

Layers – merge - merge down

 

20/ Now close all the layers of the notes on 1 after

The background layer and the layer of Beyonce and micro remain open

 

21/ Edit - copy merged  

 

 

22/ Open Animation Shop

Edit – paste as new animation

 

23/ Back to PSP

Now close the eye of the note layer that was open

and open the next one

Edit - copy merged  

 

24/ Back to Animation Shop

Edit – paste after active frame

 

25/ Back to PSP

Close now the eye that was open and open the following

Edit - copy merged  

 

 26/ Back to Animation Shop

Edit – paste after active frame

 

Continue with the remaining  music notes

 

In Animation Shop

Edit – select all

Animation - frame properties - time display 50

 

 File - save as gif 

 

This tutorial is done

Have fun creating it

 

 

 Written on August 3, 2009

 

 

©MarinetteP

 

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