Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Girls Best Friend

***Girls Best Friend By JackieBeth, written on November 13, 2010***
***save as you go along***
***add drop shadows and resize/recolor when you see fit***

Items Needed

Paint Shop Pro/version PSPX was used to create this tutorial
Animation Shop
tube/image of choice
tube/image of choice
Artist I Used: Ismael Rac
you MUST purchase a license at his store HERE to use his work
font of choice
filter Mura Meister/Copies
filter Xero/Porcelain
filter DSB Flux/Bright Noise
filter AAA Frame/Foto Frame


open a blank transparent canvas size 550 by 250

copy and paste tube of choice to canvas
place to right side
apply filter Xero/Porcelain: changing blue to 0

pick a color from your tube with your color dropper tool
floodfill on a new layer
move below tube layer

set foreground null, background white
set preset shape tool at rectangle
draw a thin rectangle horizontally across canvas
objects/align/center in canvas
apply filter Mura Meister/Copies: Tiling

apply filter DSB Flux/Bright Noise: 40, mix

preset shape tool set at diamond
draw a small diamond
objects/align/center in canvas
apply filter Mura Meister/Copies: line, change number to your preference of number of diamonds

close your tube layer
place one diamond line where you will want it placed at

apply filter DSB Flux/Bright Noise: 55, mix

duplicate diamond line
move to the right three diamonds, placing right on top
merge the two lines together
name this layer original
now duplicate your diamond line
name this layer 2
move to the right a few pixels (this is how you are animating the diamond line
duplicate the duplicate
name this layer 3
place to the right a bit more
make sure they are all lined up so it wont wobble
hide all layers except for the original diamond line

crop entire canvas to size

select the original diamond line
paste as new animation in animation shop
in psp close the original and open the layer 2
select that layer
paste after current animation
do the same for the third line
now run as an animation and it should be scrolling across

close the animating part, but leave the three layers
minimize this for now

now go back to your psp
unhide all layers, except for the diamonds
select your tube
apply filter AAA Frames/Foto Frame: width 2
apply filter AAA Frames with same setting on the line layer as well as the background
now hide your tube layer
copy merged
in animation shop paste as new layer
duplicate twice for a total of three frames

unhide your diamond animation
copy all three layers
select all three layers for your set and paste the diamonds where you want them
feel free to do every other layer or every two like i did

apply all proper credits

add names/phrases as you wish

help? comments? suggestions? questions? email me at

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