Pink Floyd

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

 

Unfortunately her site is no longer online.

 

For this tutorial you need Animation Shop (AS)

and the following plugin:

VM Natural - Lighsplash

You can download the plugin

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 10 tubes - 1 pattern.

Place pattern 'wall.jpg' in your Pattern folder.

 

Let's get started :-)

 

Step 1

Open the tubes in PSP - minimize them for now.

Open a transparent image of 675 x 450 pixels.

Set your foreground color to #000000 (black).

Set your background pattern 'wall' - Angle 0 - Scale 100.

Flood fill your image with your foreground color.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with pattern 'wall'.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 40.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Step 3

Selections - Select all.

Layers - New raster layer.

Copy tube 'pulse' - Paste into the selection.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 32.

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

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

Selections - Select none.

Step 4

Activate your Selection tool - Oval.

Draw a circle in the middle - see image below:

Layers - New raster layer.

Copy tube 'wall 87' - Paste into the selection.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 80.

Set the Blend mode to Luminance (L).

Selections - Select none.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Step 5

Copy tube 'pink_floyd_1'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place him left below.

Set the Blend mode to Luminance (L).

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 2 - Opacity 100 - Blur 6 - black.

Step 6

Copy tube 'pink_floyd_8'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place them right below.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor -2 (minus 2) - Opacity 100 - Blur 6 - black.

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Overlay.

Step 7

Copy tube 'pink_floyd_4'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place him right below.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor -2 (minus 2) - Opacity 100 - Blur 6 - black.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 58.

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

Step 8

Copy tube 'pink_floyd_3'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place him upper left - see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor -2 (minus 2) - Opacity 100 - Blur 6 - black.

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

Step 9

Copy tube 'pink_floyd_5.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place him upper right - see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 2 - Opacity 100 - Blur 6 - black.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 60.

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

Step 10

Copy tube 'pink_floyd_6'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place him upper right - see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 2 - Opacity 100 - Blur 6 - black.

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

Step 11

Copy tube 'tekst'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Select the tekst - flood fill the selection with pattern 'wall'.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 2 - Opacity 100 - Blur 6 - black.

Add your watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 12

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - black.

Image - Add borders - 35 pixels - white.

Select this border with your Magic want.

Flood fill the selection with black.

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with pattern 'wall'.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 40.

Selections - Select none.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - black.

Step 13

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - black.

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Selections - Modify - Select selection borders - with these settings:

 

14. Layers - Duplicate - repeat 2x, so you have 4 layers.

Close the 3 top layers by clicking on the eye.

Activate the bottom layer.

Effects - VM Natural - Lightsplash - default settings - see image below:

Close this layer - open and activate layer 2.

Effects - VM Natural - Lightsplash -  set Intensity Out to 80.

Close this layer - open and activate layer 3.

Effects - VM Natural - Lightsplash -  set Intensity Out to 90.

Close this layer - open and activate layer 4.

Effects - VM Natural - Lightsplash -  set Intensity Out to 95.

Open all layers - Selections - Select none.

Save your crea as a PSP file or as an Animation Shop file.

Step 15

Open your just saved crea in AS.

Selections - Select all.

Animation - Frame properties - 20.

Animation - Resize - 85%.

View - Animation.

You now can see how your animation looks.

If you are satisfied:

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

 

I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)

 

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 December 16, 2012

 

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