Dreaming

 

Daty, ich habe keine Worte des Dankes, dass meine Dankbarkeit für deine großzügige Angebot übereinstimmen, das du mir al deine Tutorials und Stationery's gegeben hast, vielen lieben Dank.

Daty, there are no words that can express my gratitude for your generous offer that you gave me all your stationery and tutorials, with lots of love, Zial.

This tutorial was made in PSP 9, but can also be made in the other versions.

 

Here you can download the materials.

It contains: 4 tubes - 1 gold pattern.

Mariel and Suzi Sgai, thank you so much for your beautiful tubes.

 

For this tutorial you need Animation Shop (AS)

and the following plugin:

Alien Skin Xenofex - Constellation

You can download the plugin here.

If you have placed everything in it's folder, you can start :-)

 

Step 1

Set your foreground color to #c63942.

Set your background color to #4a0800.

Set your foreground to gradient Foreground-background - with these settings:

Open a transparent image of 600 x 450 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your gradient.

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur: 10.

Adjust - Add/remove noise - Add noise: Uniform - Monochrome - 10.

Step 2

Copy tube "MarieL_DZ04t".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it against the upper edge.

Activate your Deformation tool.

Pull it on sides, so that left and right are at the edge.

Step 3

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Flip.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

If you want to animate your image, name this layer leaves.

Step 4

Layers - New raster layer.

Click on your Selection tool - Rectangle - Custom selection:

with these settings:

Flood fill the selections with the "goldpattern".

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Invert checked with your gradient.

Flood fill the selection with this gradient.

Selections - Select none.

Step 5

Activate your Deformation tool - hold down the ctrl button.

Pull the right side a bit out, as you can see below:

Click with your Magic wand above a under the leaves.

Selections - Invert.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Effects - Texture effects - Blinds - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Effects - Distortions effects - Wave - with these settings:

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 1 - Opacity 90 - Blur 5 - color black.

Step 6

Layers - New raster layer.

Custom selection - with these settings:

Flood fill the selection with color #4c0801.

Effects - Texture effects - Weave - foreground color and background color - with these settings:

Give the same drop shadow as before.

Selections - Select none.

Step 7

Copy tube "SS_226"

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Image - Mirror.

Place it on the right side.

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

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 82.

Step 8

Copy tube "Dream".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it in the upper right corner.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Step 9

Copy tube "SS_1545_Tube_AC".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Move the woman a bit to the right.

Step 10

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Flood fill the selection with your gold pattern.

Selections - Modify - Contract -1 pixel.

Flood fill with your background color.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 pixel.

Do this until you have 3 gold lines.

Press Delete.

Effects - 3D Effects - Cutout - with these settings:

Add your watermark or name and you're done for the animation.

 

Part 2

Animation

Step 11

Close the 2 bottom layers,

(your background and your leaves layer).

Merge the other layers visible.

Step 12

Open and activate your leaves layer.

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

Save this as image 1.jpg in a folder of your choice

Step 13

Edit - Undo.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Constellation - click on Random Seed

Save as image 2.jpg.

Step 14

Edit - Undo.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Constellation - click on Random Seed.

Save as image 3.jpg.

Step 15

Open Animation Shop.

File - Wizard Animation.

By the following screen, fill in the number 10:

Click Next - you should see the screen below:

Click Add image, until you have all 3 in the following screen:

Click Next - click Finish and your animation appears on your screen.

Step 16

View - Animation.

You now can see how your animation looks.

If you like it:

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

I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)

 

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Translated by Zial on January 14, 2011

© by Daty