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Well, all it took was completing my first
"pixel painting" tutorial and I was hooked.
This is hopefully only the first of many I will be
writing...I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

 
(Click on the above graphic for an explanation of the FBN skill ratings.)

This tutorial written by Cathy on December 12, 2003.
Written using Paint Shop Pro Version 8.1, but should
work fine with earlier versions.

 

 

  *** COLORING OUR JUKEBOX - PART I***

We will be adding color to our jukebox by
sections as numbered in the screenshot below:

1. Change your foreground color to #DDEEFF.

2. Click on your Magic Wand tool and use the following settings:

3. Click inside section #1 and floodfill with your foreground color.

4. Float your selections. (Selections/Float)

5. Apply a cutout with the following settings:

Vertical: 1
Horizontal: 1
Opacity: 100
Blur: 10
Color: #0050A2

6. Deselect. (Selections/Select None)

7. Change your foreground color to white.

8. Using your Magic Wand AND holding your shift key, click inside the sections with #2.

9. Floodfill with white.

10. Float your selections.

11. Apply a cutout with the following settings:

Vertical: 1
Horizontal: 1
Opacity: 50
Blur: 5
Color: black

12. Deselect.

  Save

13. Change your foreground color to #DBFFE0.

14. Using your Magic Wand AND holding your shift key, click inside the sections with #3.

15. Floodfill with your foreground color.

16. Float your selections.

17. Apply a cutout with the following settings:

Vertical: 1
Horizontal: 1
Opacity: 100
Blur: 10
Color: #088A11

18. Deselect.

  Save

19. Change your foreground color to #FEFCC6.

20. Using your Magic Wand AND holding your shift key, click inside the sections with #4.

21. Floodfill with your foreground color.

22. Float your selections.

23. Apply a cutout with the following settings:

Vertical: 1
Horizontal: 1
Opacity: 100
Blur: 10
Color: #FEA416

24. Deselect.

  Save

25. Change your foreground color to #F98DAE.

26. Using your Magic Wand click inside section #5.

27. Floodfill with your foreground color.

28. Float your selection.

29. Apply a cutout with the following settings:

Vertical: 1
Horizontal: 1
Opacity: 100
Blur: 10
Color: #AB0538

30. Deselect.

You should now have this:

  Save

 

*** COLORING OUR JUKEBOX - PART II ***

We will be adding more color to our jukebox by
sections as numbered in the screenshot below:

1. Using your Magic Wand click inside section #6.

2. Floodfill with your foreground color. (#F98DAE)

3. Apply a Blinds effect (Effects/Texture Effects/Blinds) using the following settings:

Width: 4
Opacity: 100
Horizontal: unchecked
Light from left/top: checked
Color: #AB0538

4. Deselect.

5. Change your foreground color to white.

6. Using your Magic Wand AND holding your shift key, click inside sections #7.

7. Floodfill with your foreground color.

8. Float your selection.

9. Apply a cutout with the following settings:

Vertical: 1
Horizontal: 1
Opacity: 50
Blur: 5
Color: black

10. Reapply your cutout, changing the Vertical and Horizontal settings to: -1.

11. Deselect.

12. Change your foreground color to #FEFCC6.

13. Using your Magic Wand AND holding your shift key, click inside sections #8.

14. Floodfill with your foreground color.

15. Float your selection.

16. Apply a Blinds effect (Effects/Texture Effects/Blinds) using the following settings:

Width: 4
Opacity: 100
Horizontal: checked
Light from left/top: checked
Color: #FEA416

17. Deselect.

18. Change your foreground color to #DDEEFF.

19. Using your Magic Wand click inside section #9.

20. Floodfill with your foreground color.

21. Float your selection.

22. Apply a cutout with the following settings:

Vertical: 1
Horizontal: 1
Opacity: 50
Blur: 3
Color: #0050A2

23. Reapply your cutout, changing the Vertical and Horizontal settings to: -1.

24. Deselect.

25. Change your foreground color to white.

26. Using your Magic Wand AND holding your shift key, click inside the four sections #10.

27. Floodfill with your foreground color.

28. Float your selection.

29. Apply a cutout with the following settings:

Vertical: 1
Horizontal: 1
Opacity: 25
Blur: 2
Color: black

30. Reapply your cutout, changing the Vertical and Horizontal settings to: -1.

31. Deselect.

32. Change your foreground color to #DBFFE0.

33. Using your Magic Wand click inside section #11.

34. Floodfill with your foreground color.

35. Float your selection.

36. Apply a Blinds effect (Effects/Texture Effects/Blinds) using the following settings:

Width: 3
Opacity: 100
Horizontal: unchecked
Light from left/top: checked
Color: #008A11

37. Deselect.

You should now have this:

 

  Save

 

*** COLORING OUR JUKEBOX - PART III ***

We will be adding more color to our jukebox by
sections as numbered in the screenshot below:

1. Change your foreground color to #FEFCC6.

2. Using your Magic Wand AND holding your shift key, click inside both sections #12.

3. Floodfill with your foreground color.

4. Float your selection.

5. Apply a cutout with the following settings:

Vertical: 1
Horizontal: 1
Opacity: 100
Blur: 4
Color: #FEA416

6. Reapply your cutout, changing the Vertical and Horizontal settings to: -1.

7. Deselect.

  Save

8. Change your foreground color to #FEE0FE.

9. Using your Magic Wand AND holding your shift key, click inside both sections #13.

10. Floodfill with your foreground color.

11. Float your selection.

12. Apply a cutout with the following settings:

Vertical: 1
Horizontal: 1
Opacity: 50
Blur: 4
Color: #B612B8

13. Reapply your cutout, changing the Vertical and Horizontal settings to: -1.

14. Deselect.

  Save

15. Change your foreground color to #DBFEE0.

16. Using your Magic Wand AND holding your shift key, click inside both sections #14.

17. Floodfill with your foreground color.

18. Float your selection.

19. Apply a cutout with the following settings:

Vertical: 1
Horizontal: 1
Opacity: 50
Blur: 4
Color: #008A11

20. Reapply your cutout, changing the Vertical and Horizontal settings to: -1.

21. Deselect.

  Save

22. Change your foreground color to #DDEEFF.

23. Using your Magic Wand click inside sections #15.

24. Floodfill with your foreground color.

25. Float your selection.

26. Apply a cutout with the following settings:

Vertical: 1
Horizontal: 1
Opacity: 100
Blur: 6
Color: #0050A2

27. Reapply your cutout, changing the Vertical and Horizontal settings to: -1.

28. Deselect.

  Save

29. Change your foreground color to #FEE0FE.

23. Using your Magic Wand click inside sections #16.

24. Floodfill with your foreground color.

25. Float your selection.

26. Apply a cutout with the following settings:

Vertical: 1
Horizontal: 1
Opacity: 100
Blur: 6
Color: #B612B8

27. Reapply your cutout, changing the Vertical and Horizontal settings to: -1.

28. Deselect.

You should now have this:


 

  Save

 

*** COLORING OUR JUKEBOX - PART IV ***

  We will be adding more color to our jukebox by
sections as numbered in the screenshot below:

1. Change your foreground color to #FEFCC6.

2. Using your Magic Wand click inside section #17.

3. Floodfill with your foreground color.

4. Float your selection.

5. Apply a cutout with the following settings:

Vertical: 5
Horizontal: 5
Opacity: 100
Blur: 15
Color: #FEA416

6. Reapply your cutout, changing the Vertical and Horizontal settings to: -5.

7. Deselect.

  Save

8. Change your foreground color to white.

9. Using your Magic Wand AND holding your shift key, click inside both sections #18.

10. Floodfill with your foreground color.

11. Float your selection.

12. Apply a cutout with the following settings:

Vertical: 1
Horizontal: 1
Opacity: 100
Blur: 6
Color: black

13. Reapply your cutout, changing the Vertical and Horizontal settings to: -1.

14. Deselect.

  Save

15. Change your foreground color to #DBFFE0.

16. Using your Magic Wand click inside section #19.

17. Floodfill with your foreground color.

18. Float your selection.

19. Apply a cutout with the following settings:

Vertical: 1
Horizontal: 1
Opacity: 100
Blur: 6
Color: #008A11

20. Reapply your cutout, changing the Vertical and Horizontal settings to: -1.

21. Deselect.

  Save

22. Change your foreground color to #FDE7F4.

23. Using your Magic Wand click inside section #20.

24. Floodfill with your foreground color.

25. Float your selection.

26. Apply a cutout with the following settings:

Vertical: 1
Horizontal: 1
Opacity: 100
Blur: 6
Color: #F959B7

27. Reapply your cutout, changing the Vertical and Horizontal settings to: -1.

28. Deselect.

  Save

29. Change your foreground color to #F8D7BE.

30. Using your Magic Wand click inside section #21.

31. Floodfill with your foreground color.

32. Float your selection.

33. Apply a cutout with the following settings:

Vertical: 1
Horizontal: 1
Opacity: 100
Blur: 10
Color: #BD6423

34. Reapply your cutout, changing the Vertical and Horizontal settings to: -1.

34. Deselect.

  Save

35. Change your foreground color to black.

36. Using your Magic Wand AND holding your shift key, click inside both sections #22.

37. Floodfill with your foreground color.

38. Deselect.

39. Change your foreground color to #0050A2.

36. Using your Magic Wand Click inside section #23.

37. Floodfill with your foreground color.

38. Deselect.

You're done...and should now have this:

39. You can save as a jpg, export as a picture tube, or both.

 

  Save

 

This jukebox was done by Pia, and she graciously
gave me permission to add it to this page.
I never thought of animation...looks great!

 

 

All Art Work & Graphics Designed by Cathy
This tutorial originally posted on December 12, 2003
Copyright © 1999 - 2003 by Cathy.
All rights reserved.
Revised: April 06, 2008.