Sunday, November 18, 2012

Winter Snowfall PTU Tut

Supplies Needed:
PSP: I used PSP9, but any version should do.
 Kit of Choice: I used Winter Woods by Gimptastic Scraps. You can buy it here.
 Tube of Choice: I used a tube by PinupToons. You can find it here. Please do not use without the proper license!
Template of Choice: I used TonyaDebCollab4 here.
Mask Of Choice: I used WSL_Mask84 here.
 Font of Choice: I used Janda Cheerful Script here.
(Optional) VDL Snowflake here
(Optional) Animation Shop 3

Let's get started!
 Open template
Delete credits & wordart layers
Replace each layer with paper, color or element of your choice
I used the following:
Copy of Vector 1- Frame3 (I only used the right frame.)
Raster 3- Paper9 resized 45%
Circle Frame- Frame1
Circle- Paper9
Rounded Rectangle- Paper10
Raster 1- Paper7
Square 2- Paper2
Raster 2- Paper8
Square 1- Paper2

Add any elements you want
I used the following:
Bird- resized 45%
WoodenDeer- resized 55%
Snow- duplicated a few times and arranged at bottom
Nuts2- resized 20% free rotate left 65

C/P tube resize if needed
C/P closeup of tube in small frame
Delete anything that shows outside of frame
Change blend mode to Luminance(Legacy) & opacity to 75%

Add D/S where desired

Add a new layer as the bottom layer
Floodfill with color of choice (I used #7f2001)
Apply mask & merge group

Crop & resize if you want
Add your name & copyright

If you don't want to animate save as a .png and you're done

To Animate:
Add 3 new layers
Rename them Snow 1, Snow 2 & Snow 3
On Snow 1 apply VDL Snowflakes with these settings:
Amount-130 Minimum size-0 Maximum size-8 Hardness-100 Tranparency-0 Snow color- Basic Snow Random Seed-0
Apply the same settings to Snow2 & Snow3, changing random seed each time
Hide Snow2 & Snow3
Copy Merged and paste into Animation Shop
Back in PSP hide Snow1 & unhide Snow2
Copy Merged and Paste After Current Frame in Animation Shop
Back in PSP hide Snow2 & unhide Snow3
Copy Merged and Paste After Current Frame in Animation Shop
In Animation Shop Select All
Change the frame properties to 15 & Animation Properties to Opaque White

View & save

Here is my animated version
I would love to see your results! If you would like to share just send them to me: 

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