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Thursday, December 8, 2011

FTU You Can Drive My Car 5/16/11

This is made using PSPx2
and is made with knowledge of Animation shop.

In the top set I am using the art of Shawn Palek
You have to have a lic. to use his work.
You may get it and his work at
*Coming Soon*

Filters Used :
Krustys FX Vol. 2, Funhouse, and Xero
No scrap kits were used.
Font of Choice

Open new 650 x 250
Use a color from your tube and floodfill
Effects - Krustys FX Vol 2 - Pattern Generator 2 default settings
Effects - Funhouse - Perverse - 124 - 124 - 34
The color may change if so use Change to Target tool and go over it with same color you
used for the original background

Copy and paste tube to the side - Duplicate - Bottom tube - Effects - Distortion - Wind -
From right - 50 and then again from left 100
Top tube layer - Drop Shadow - 2, 2, 0, 6

Background layer - selections - select all - selections - modify - contract by 5
Selections - Invert Layers - New Rastor layer - flood fill inside selection with black
or color from tube - select none move to top.

New Rastor layer move to over background layer Selection tool Rectangle flood fill with
lighter color from background layer - Effects - Xero - Fritillary - 22, 30, 10, 20 ok
Selections invert - Paste close up of tube delete select none

Blend mode - Luminance(L) Duplicate - Blend mode - either Hard light or Burn
which ever looks better according to the tube. Bottom Close up tube layer - merge down
Other close up Tube layer merge down. Select all - float defloat - rastor layer -
flood fill black hide layer
Add proper copyright, url, and lic info on seperate layer and hide
Add name on Seperate layer and hide

Now if you do not want to animate do not hide copyright layer or the Name layer
and leave the black layer hid save.

Now for the animation part should you choose to do so.
Remember hide the copyrght and name layers
Copy Merged - Open animation shop Paste as new animation - Insert Image Effect -
Scratches - Effect length 2.0 sec Frames per Sec 10 will make total of 21 frames when
you click ok. Deleted first frame - Edit - Select all - Edit - Duplicate Selected

Back in PSP copy the black rectangle layer and then paste as new animation in
Animation shop. Insert Image Transmission - Blinds - Trans. Length 2.0 sec
Frames per sec 10 customize - vertical - 15. when you click on ok you will have total of
21 frames - delete first frame - edit - select all

Now make sure both are on frame 1 Click on the blind pic and drag it to the tag and put
in same spot where the close up is. Now where your rectangle layer was will go blank
just hit the undo button. It will reapear. Now click on Animation - reverse frames and
from frame 1 drag to your tag on to frame 21.

Now copy the copyright info in psp and paste as new animation Edit Duplicate selected.
Keep doing this till you have 40 frames. You may have to paste after new layer a few
times to get to 40. Edit - Select all - on frame 1 Drag to frame 1 of your tag.
Do the same with your name.

For the Avatar

back in PSP click on Crop tool - width 150 height - 150 and move it to where you want the
Avatar to look like click ok. On Background layer selections - Select all - Modify Contract by 4
Invert - New Rastor Layer - Flood fill same color as frame on Sig tag. Move to top layer.
Add proper copyright and lic info and name or letter, save. We Are Done!

This tutorial was written by Rebecca Townsley on 05/16/11.
Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
Any creations you make following this tutorial is yours
to do with as you please as long as there is no profit made.
This tutorial is not to be copied or passed around.

I would love to see your results!
If you would like them shown on my blog
Send email to with
FTU You Can Drive My Car Tut Result in Subject line.
Cant wait to check them out!


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