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This tutorial was made in PSP X, but can also be made in the other versions.

 

For this lesson you need Animation Shop (AS)

and the following plugins:

Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Constellation

FunHouse - Twister

You can download the plugins

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 4 tubes - 1 pattern - 1 font.

Place the pattern in your Pattern folder.

Open the font and minimize it.

 

The tubes are by Just for fun, Guismo and kTs.

Thank you so much for the beautiful tubes.

The other tubes are unknown to me.

If they are yours, please let me know so I can give you the proper credits.

 

Please don't remove the watermark.

The Copyright belongs to the original artist.

Let the credit to the maker.

The copyright of the tutorial belongs to Annarella.

 

Step 1

Open the tubes in PSP - minimize them for now.

Open a transparent image of 800 x 550 pixels.

Step 2

Set your foreground color to #2152d5 (or at your choice).

Set your background color to #033c99 (or at your choice).

Step 3

Set your foreground to gradient Radial - Angle 110 - Repeats 10 - Invert checked - see image below:

Flood fill your image with this gradient.

Step 4

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - 15.

Step 5

Effects - Plugins - FunHouse - Twister - with these settings:

Step 6

Layers - new raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Step 7

Copy tube 'FUN_14_jan09' - paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Luminance (L).

Step 8

Copy tube 'cal-guis-mistnewyar-16112008'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 90% - All layers not checked.

Place it in the upper right corner.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 80.

Step 9

Copy tube 'kTs_08k_47 copie'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Move her down to the edge - see main image.

Step 10

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert 5 - Hor 8 - Opacity 70 - Blur 15 - color #033c99.

Repeat with Vert to -5 (minus 5) and Hor to -8 (minus 8).

Step 11

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Layers - Duplicate.

Image - Resize - 90% - all layers not checked.

Activate the lower one.

Adjust - Blur - Radial blur - with these settings:

Step 12

Effects - Texture effects - Mosaic-Antique - with these settings:

Repeat this effect 1x with the same settings.

Effects - Edge effect - Enhance.

Step 13

Activate the top layer.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 5 - Opacity 70 - Blur 15 - black.

Repeat with Vert and Hor to -5 (minus 5).

Step 14

Activate the lower one.

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 4 pixels.

Selections - Invert.

Step 15

Set your foreground to silver pattern 'Textura plateada' - Angle 0 - Scale 100 - see image below:

Flood fill the selection with this pattern.

Selections - Select none.

Step 16

Activate your Text tool - font Polonaise - Size 48.

Close your foreground color - set your background color to white (#ffffff).

Type 'Happy New Year'.

Layers - Convert to raster layer.

Place it on top of your crea.

Step 17

Copy tube 'Annarella'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Step 18

Activate your bottom layer.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Constellation - with these settings:

Step 19

Edit - Copy special - Copy Merged.

To AS: Edit - Paste - As a new animation.

Step 20

Back to PSP - Edit - Undo.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Constellation - press Random Seed 1x.

Step 21

Edit - Copy special - Copy Merged.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Step 22

Back to PSP - Edit - Undo.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Constellation - press Random Seed 1x.

Step 23

Edit - Copy special - Copy Merged.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Step 24

Edit - Select all.

Step 25

View - Animation.

You now can see how your animation looks.

If you are satisfied:

Save your crea as a gif file and you're done!

 

I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)

 

This lesson was written by Annarella on January 5, 2009.

This lesson is and remains the property of Annarella.

You are not allowed to copy or distribute my lessons without my written permission.

All my lessons are self designed ... so any agreement is purely coincidental.

All my lessons are registered with TWI.

 

Translated by Zial on February 13, 2014

 

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