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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)

and the following plugins:

FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss

Scribe - 4way mirror

Texture - Texturizer

Xero - Porcelain

You can download the plugins

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 5 tubes - 1 mask.

 

The tubes are by Benelol, Chae, Dragonblu, Kara

Thank you so much for the beautiful tubes.

 

The other tube is unknown to me.

If it's yours, please let me know, so I can give you the proper credits.

 

Step 1

Open a transparent image of 800 x 525 pixels.

Set your foreground color to #07223e.

Flood fill your image your foreground color.

Copy tube 'Misted tube

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 115% - All layers not checked.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 86.

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

Step 2

Copy tube 'Goth1Janv08Bnll'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 85% - All layers not checked - repeat 1x.

Place him on the right side - see main image.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 60.

Step 3

Copy tube 'barbaraheide-misted by dragonblu121107'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 85% - All layers not checked.

Place it upper left - see example.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 54.

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

Step 4

Open tube 'Chae_653'.

Layers - Load/save mask -

Load mask from disk - load mask 20-20:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Edit - Copy - Edit - Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it left below.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 74.

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

Layers - Arrange - Move down - repeat 2x.

It must be above Raster 1.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Effects - Plugins - FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss - default settings.

Effects - Plugins - Xero - Porcelain - set Bleu to 0.

Step 5

Copy tube 'KaraT5467'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 50% - All layers not checked - repeat 1x with 50% and 1x with 85%.

Move it a little to the right - see example.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 76.

Set the Blend mode to Overlay.

Step 6

Copy tube 'tube 29 by laura'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 50% - All layers not checked - repeat 1x with 85%.

Place her at the bottom center.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 82.

Effects - Plugins - Xero - Porcelain - same settings as before.

Add your watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 7

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - black.

Image - Add borders - 25 pixels - foreground color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Effects - Plugins - Scribe - 4way mirror - default settings.

Promote your background to layer.

Effects - Texture effects - Blinds - 3 - 25 - white - Horizontal and Light from top/left checked.

Again: Effects - Texture effects - Blinds - 3 - 25 - color #08223e - Light from top/left checked.

Step 8

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your foreground color.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Effects - Plugins - Texture - Texturizer - Canvas - 50 - 4 - Top - Invert not checked.

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Selections - Invert.

Effects - 3D effects - Cutout:

Vert and Hor 1 - Opacity 50 - Blur 40 - black.

Repeat with Vert and Hor to -1 (minus 1).

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - black.

Step 9

Activate your Selection tool - Circle.

Draw a circle around the moon - see image below:

Layers - Duplicate - repeat 1x.

You now have 3 moon layers.

Activate moon layer 1.

Adjust - Brightness and contrast: 15 - 15.

Activate moon layer 2.

Adjust - Brightness and contrast: 25 - 25.

Activate moon layer 3.

Adjust - Brightness and contrast: 20 - 20.

Selections - Select none.

Activate your bottom layer.

Edit - Copy.

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

Step 10

Back to PSP.

Activate the middle layer - Edit - Copy.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Step 11

Back to PSP.

Activate the top layer - Edit - Copy.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all.

Animation - Resize animation - 85%.

Step 12

View - Animation.

If you are satisfied:

Save as a Gif file and you're done!

If you want to place it on the forum, please resize Width 500 pixels.

 

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 July 17, 2011

 

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