Smoking Hot Witch

This tutorial was written by Fi Pomfrett on October 6th 2019
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is coincidental. All tutorials are for non-profit personal use only. No distribution allowed except via text link.

Supplies needed:
PSP – I used X9 but any version will do
Animation Shop
Tube of Choice
Font of Choice – I used Really Hot Sauce Script
Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow
Mask0023 by Vivienne
Animation(s) of Choice – I used Ani97 and Ani113 from Pkg 22 by Rene Kunert
IB-PinUpToons-October2019-BT by LHD Scraps

I used the awesome artwork of PinUp Toons
You can purchase his work and a license from CDO
Please do not use Rion’s work without purchasing a license first.
This is the Bonus Tube from Rion for October 2019, so is only available until October 31st 2019

Let’s Start
Open a new canvas 550 x 550 and flood fill with white
Open Ele12 and resize to 85%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Grave
Add a drop shadow of choice – I used:
V&H: 4 / Opacity: 50 / Blur: 15.84 / Color: Black / Shadow on new layer: Unchecked

Open Ele22 and resize to 65%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Flowers
Move below the Grave layer
Position on the left side coming out from behind the grave

Add the same drop shadow
Erase any parts you can see below Grave
I selected the area to be deleted

Open Ele25 and resize to 85%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Foliage
Position behind the Grave where it looks best
Add the same drop shadow
Again erase any you can see below the Grave

Activate the Grave layer
Open Ele6 and resize to 85%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Flower 2
Position on the left side following the shape of the Grave
Don’t worry if the stem/leaves are below the Grave
Add the same drop shadow

Open Ele10 and resize to 75%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Pumpkin 1
Position over the stem/leaves of Flowers 2, a little lower than the base of the Grave

Add the same drop shadow
Activate Flower 2 and erase any stem/leaves you can see below Pumpkin 1

Open Ele8 and resize to 55%
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Pumpkin 2
Move above Pumpkin 1 and position slighly overlapping it
Add the same drop shadow

Activate Flower 2
Copy and paste your tube as a new layer – rename Tube
Resize if needed, I resized to 75%, all layers unchecked
Position your tube between the two pumpkins or where ever is looks best
Add the same drop shadow
Erase any tube you can see below the Pumpkins

Activate the white background layer
Open a paper of choice and resize to 550 pixels
I used Paper1
Copy and paste as a new layer – rename Mask 1
Layers, Load/Save Mask, Load Mask from Disk
Look for Mask_DFly_0023 or mask of choice
Source luminance, Fit to layer and Hide all mask: Checked
Layers, Merge, Merge Group
Erase any mask you can see below the pumpkins

Activate Pumpkin 2
Select your text tool and choose a font – I used Really Hot Sauce Script
Set your foreground to null, background to a dark color of choice
Create as vector and Anti-Alias both checked
Add your name and position where it looks best
When happy, convert to raster
Effects, Plugins, Eye Candy 4000 – Gradient Glow

Add the same drop shadow BUT change the blue to 3.96

Add your artists copyrights, scrap credits and your own taggers watermark as a new layer
Hide the white background
Crop away any excess canvas
At this point you can save as a jpg/png

To Animate
Unhide the white background
Hide the following layers: Tube, Pumpkin 1, Pumpkin 2, Name and Credits
Edit, Copy Special, Copy Merged
Open up Animation Shop (AS)
Edit, Paste as a new animation

Staying in AS, open your animations of choice
Duplicate your tag so it has the same number of frames as your animation
If they have a different number, like mine (one has 24 frames the other 25 frames)
Duplicate for the largest amount of frames, so I made mine 25

On your first animation – I used Ani113
Edit, Select All, Copy
On your Tag – Edit, Select All, Paste into selected frames
Position where you want it

Back to PSP
Layers, View, None
Unhide just the Tube layer
Edit, Copy Special, Copy Merged
Over to AS
Copy and paste as a new animation
Duplicate so it has the same number of frames as your tag
Edit, Select All, Copy
On your tag, Edit, Select All, Paste into selected frames

Back to PSP
Activate Pumpkin 1
Layers, View, Current Only
Now unhide Pumpkin 2, Name and your Credits
Edit, Copy Special, Copy Merged
Over to AS
Copy and paste as a new animation
Duplicate so it has the same number of frames as your tag
Edit, Select All, Copy
On your tag, Edit, Select All, Paste into selected frames
Save as a gif file
All Done

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