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This lesson was written by Adriano in cooperation with Mark.

You are not allowed to copy or link this lesson.

 

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:

2Manekenai(tm) - MezzoForce-Ice

Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Nature - Snow Drift

Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Constellation

You can download the plugins

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 4 tubes - 1 font.

Open the font and minimize it.

 

The tubes are by Dieter und Marian and Stephane.

Thank you so much for the beautiful tubes.

 

Please don't remove the watermark.

The Copyright belongs to the original artist.

Let the credit to the maker.

The copyright of this tutorial belongs to Annarella.

 

Step 1

Open the tubes in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #2c204e (or at your choice).

Set your background color to #947885 (or at your choice).

Step 2

Set your foreground to 'Foreground-background' - Linear - with these settings:

Step 3

Open a transparent image of 600 x 450 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your gradient.

Step 4

Effects - Blur - Gaussian blur - 20.

Step 5

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Nature - Snow Drift - with these settings:

Step 6

Copy tube 'B (11)'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it on the left side.

Step 7

Copy tube 'Winter di Dieter'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it in the lower right corner - see main image.

Step 8

Copy tube 'Presepe di Stephane Creche'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 50% - All layers not checked.

Place it in the lower right corner - see main image.

Step 9

Copy tube 'mds7246stern08.11.07'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 50% - All layers not checked.

Place the star on top of your image.

Step 10

Layers - Duplicate - repeat 1x.

You now have 3 star layers.

Place them as you can see below:

Step 11

Close the other layers.

Activate one of the star layers.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible (only the star layers).

Step 12

Effects - Distortion effects - Wind - Right - 100.

Step 13

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Place this layer below the star layers.

Step 14

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Convert to raster layer.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 15

Copy tube 'mds7246stern08.11.07.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 70% - All layers not checked.

Place it on the right side, just before the Wind effect - see main image.

Turn the tube a little to the left.

Step 16

Activate your Text tool - font French Script MT - Size 48 - Made as Vector.

Close your foreground color.

Set your background color to #c00000.

Type the text in 4 languages - see main image.

Step 17

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - foreground color.

Step 18

Image - Add borders - 20 pixels - color white.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

Step 19

Effects - Plugins - 2Manekenai(tm) - MezzoForce-Ice - Cleared Ice - with these settings:

Step 20

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert 2 - Hor -2 (minus 2) - Opacity 50 - Blur 10 - color black.

Repeat with Vert and Hor to 2.

Step 21

Effects - 3D effects - Inner bevel - with these settings:

Step 22

Selections - Select none.

Step 23

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - foreground color.

Step 24

Layers - Duplicate - repeat 1x.

You now have 3 layers.

Rename them to layer 1, layer 2 and layer 3.

Close the layer 2 and 3.

Step 25

Activate your Freehand selection - Point to point.

Select the star and the tail of the star - see main image.

Step 26

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

Step 27

Close layer 1.

Open and activate layer 2.

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

Step 28

Close layer 2.

Open and activate layer 3.

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

Step 29

Save your crea as a psp file or as an animation shop file.

Step 30

Open your crea in AS.

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 Adriano on December 4, 2007.

This lesson is and remains the property of Adriano.

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 September 3, 2014

 

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