Autumn Love

Elvira, thank you very much for your permission that I may translate your tutorials.

 

Unfortunately her site is no longer online.

 

For this lesson you need Animation Shop (AS).

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 5 Tubes.

 

The tubes are by Czarina918, HJR Design, Joke

Thank you so much for the beautiful tubes.

 

The tubes Lovers_misted_na_25.01.2006 and  PP_2Doves2_DVDM are unfortunately unknown to me.

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

 

Step 1

Open the tubes in PSP - minimize them for now.

Open a transparent image of 650 x 450 pixels.

Set your foreground color to #ac9d88.

Set your background color to #000000 (black).

Flood fill your image with your foreground color.

Step 2

Copy tube 'HJR_AutumnLeaf001_03Nov2007'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the leaf a little down - see main image.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 30.

Step 3

Copy tube 'angelina_jolie_stjohnBW_Czarina918'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place her right below - see main image.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 66.

Activate your Eraser.

Activate layer 2 - erase the woman, so it's clean.

Activate your top layer.

Step 4

Copy tube 'J-S-paddestoel'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 65% - All layers not checked.

Place it left below - see main image.

Step 5

Copy tube 'Lovers_misted_na_25.01.2006'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Add your watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 6

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - background color.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - background color.

Step 7

Copy tube 'PP_2Doves2_DVDM'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place them left of the woman - see main image.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 28.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Edit - Copy.

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

Step 8

Back to PSP.

Click Undo so you have 2 layers again.

Activate the top layer (the pigeons).

Set the Opacity of this layer to 38.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Edit - Copy.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Step 9

Back to PSP.

Click Undo so you have 2 layers again.

Activate the top layer (the pigeons).

Set the Opacity of this layer to 48.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Edit - Copy.

To AS: Paste - After current frame.

Step 10

Back to PSP.

Click Undo so you have 2 layers again.

Activate the top layer (the pigeons).

Set the Opacity of this layer to 58.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Edit - Copy.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Step 11

Back to PSP.

Click Undo so you have 2 layers again.

Activate the top layer (the pigeons).

Set the Opacity of this layer to 68.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Edit - Copy.

To AS: Paste - After current frame.

Step 12

Back to PSP.

Click Undo so you have 2 layers again.

Activate the top layer (the pigeons).

Set the Opacity of this layer to 78.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Edit - Copy.

To AS: Paste - After current frame.

Step 13

Back to PSP.

Click Undo so you have 2 layers again.

Activate the top layer (the pigeons).

Set the Opacity of this layer to 88.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Edit - Copy.

To AS: Paste - After current frame.

Step 14

Back to PSP.

Click Undo so you have 2 layers again.

Activate the top layer (the pigeons).

Set the Opacity of this layer to 98.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Edit - Copy.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Step 15

Now you stay in AS.

Edit - Select all.

Animation - Frame properties - 30.

Animation - Resize animation - 85%.

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 :-)

 

This lesson can not arrive at groups without my permission.

I certainly don't like copying.

If you want to link my lesson, please mail me.

Love Elvira

 

Translated by Zial on October 29, 2012

 

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