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This tutorial was made in PSP X2, but can also be made in the other versions.

The copyright rests solely with me.

 

For this tutorial you need Animation Shop (AS)

and the following plugins:

Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Edges, Square

Tramages - Tow the Line

You can download the plugins

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 12 tubes - 1 paper - 1 brush - 1 mask - 1 font.

Place the 2 brushes in your Brush folder.

Place the tube 'Corel_10_048.PSPTube' in your Picture tube folder.

Place the mask in your Mask folder.

Open the font and minimize it.

 

You need a tube of your own.

I have my tube at © Zlate_M.

The scrap materials are by 'ALittleSoftnessOfSummer' by Ptitesouris.

Her site is no longer online.

 

The © for the tubes should not be removed and displayed as your own.

If you use your own material, you have to adjust them.

If you are ready, you can start :-)

 

Step 1

Open the tubes and the paper in PSP.

Duplicate them with Shift+D - close the originals.

Open a transparent image of 750 x 550 pixels.

Set your foreground color to #e2a27e.

Set your background color to #e88c0c.

Flood fill your image with your foreground color.

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Edges, Square - Square Edges 02.

Effects - Art media effects - Pencil - background color - with these settings:

Step 2

Copy tube 'ptitesouris element 28'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 60% - All layers not checked.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert 0 - Hor 1 - Opacity 100 - Blur 10 - color #8f5306.

Step 3

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Copy tube 'ptitesouris papier 12'.

Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Layers - Load/save mask - Load mask from disk - load mask '27PSPMask' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Step 4

Copy tube 'ptitesouris element 12'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Step 5

Copy tube 'ptitesouris element 19'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 3x 50% - All layers not checked.

Place it right below, next to the ball.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Step 6

Activate your top layer.

Selections - Select all.

Copy tube 'ptitesouris cluster 1'.

Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Image - Resize - 2x 90% - All layers not checked.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Step 7

Select the inside of the frame with your Magic wand.

Selections - Modify - Expand - 5 pixels.

Layers - New raster layer.

Copy tube 'HG'.

Paste into the selections.

Selections - Select none.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Step 8

Copy your tube.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Resize your tube if necessary.

Place your tube in the frame - see main image.

Activate your Eraser - Daumenabdrück - Size 25.

Erase carefully the right shoulder.

Activate the layer above - erase the round window from her face - see main image.

Close the bottom 5 layers.

Erase remains with the setting 'round'.

The picture should look like this:

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Step 9

Open all layers.

Activate your mask layer.

Activate your selection tool - Rectangle.

Select this part - see image below:

Copy your tube again.

Resize if necessary.

Place the tube in the selection.

Selections - Invert.

Press Delete.

Selections - Select none.

Place the tube nicely against the first tube, so it seams to be one piece.

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Soft light.

Adjust - Add/remove noise - Add noise - with these settings:

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance.

Activate the layer with your tube in the round window.

Step 10

Copy tube 'ptitesouris element 46'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 3x 50% - All layers not checked.

Place it on the left side - see main image.

Erase carefully the watering can from the frame - see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Step 11

Copy tube 'ptitesouris element 85 (sh)'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 3x 50% - All layers not checked.

Place the frog upper left - see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Step 12

Activate your top layer.

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Copy tube 'ptitesouris element 81'.

Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Erase the next 2 butterflies - see image below:

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Step 13

Copy tube 'ptitesouris element 84'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 3x 50% - All layers not checked.

Image - Mirror (Vert. mirror).

Place it right below on the big ball.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Step 14

Copy tube 'ptitesouris element 7'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 2x 50% - All layers not checked.

Erase the middle dragonfly.

Move the dragonflies up and to the right - see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Step 15

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Image - Canvas size - with these settings:

Image - Resize - 80% - All layers not checked.

Place the image on top of your crea and in the middle - see main image.

Step 16

Copy tube 'ptitesouris element 28'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Flip (hor. mirror).

Image - Resize - 1x 50% - 1x 80% - All layers not checked.

Place it left below.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror (vert. mirror).

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 1 - Opacity 100 - Blur 10 - color white.

Step 17

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with color #62a317.

Effects - Texture effects - Straw wall - color #599b9a - with these settings:

Step 18

Activate your Text tool - font Chopin Script or at your choice - Size 55 (for psp 9) - Make as vector.

Type 'Summer Whisper' or your own text.

Place your text at the bottom of your crea.

Layers - Convert to raster layer.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 1 - Opacity 100 - Blur 1 - color black.

Place all © references and don't forget to add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Step 19

Make sure you're on the top layer.

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Copy tube 'rahmen'.

Paste into the selection.

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

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Step 20

Layers - Duplicate - repeat 1x.

Close the 2 top layers.

Activate the bottom layer.

Activate your Picture tube - find tube 'Corel_10_048'.

Stamp 1x a star in the bottom 3 flowers.

Close this layer.

Open and activate layer 2 (middle layer).

Stamp here also 1x a star into the 3 flowers.

Close this layer.

Open and activate layer 3 (top layer).

Stamp here also a star into the 3 flowers.

Open all layers.

Save your crea as a psp file.

Step 21

Open your just save crea in AS.

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all (Ctrl+A).

Animation - Frame properties: 15

Step 22

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 lesson :-)

 

Black4Roses

May 9, 2017

 

Translated by Zial on May 20, 2017

 

 

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