Beauty Winter

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

 

For this lesson you need Animation Shop (AS)

and the following plugins:

Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Glass

Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Convolution Filters

Greg's Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow

Mehdi - Wever

VDL Adrenaline - Snowflakes

You can download the plugins

Place or install the plugins in your Plugin folder.

If you have to install plugins, you have to restart your PSP, so they work immediately.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 4 tubes - 1 color label - 1 selection - 1 mask.

Place the selection in your selection folder.

Place the mask in your mask folder.

 

The mask is by Monaiekje - you find her beautiful site

 

The tubes are by CibiBijoux.

The other tubes are unknown to me.

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

 

Thank you so much for the beautiful tubes and mask.

Please don't remove the watermark.

The Copyright belongs to the original artist.

Let the credit to the maker.

 

Step 1

Open the tubes in PSP.

Resize them and minimize them for now.

Adjust - Sharpness - Unsharp mask: 1 - 64 - 4.

Set your foreground color to #e0e0db.

Set your background color to #aaa49c.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Foreground-background' - Linear - Angle 0 - Repeats 0 - Invert checked - Vert and Hor 50 - Center point and focal point checked.

Open a transparent image of 900 x 600 pixels.

Flood fill this image with your gradient.

Step 2

Selections - Select all.

Copy tube 'Beauty_winter_roses_CibiBijoux'.

Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Effects - Image effects - Seamless tiling - default settings.

Effects - Plugins - Mehdi - Wever - with these settings:

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 -

Convolution Filters - Emboss (strong) - with these settings:

Step 3

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Copy picture 'Monaiekje ag8'.

Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Layers - New mask layer - From image - find mask 'Monaiekje mask 14'- with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Effects - Custom plugin - Emboss_3 - default settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 4

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selection from disk - load selection 'Ger sel 18'- with these settings:

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

Selections - Select none.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5:

Impact - Glass - click on tab Settings - choose Clear - see image below:

Step 5

Copy tube 'bomen'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the trees on the circle.

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

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Activate your top layer (Raster layer 1).

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Effects - Reflection effects - Feedback - with these settings:

Step 6

Copy tube 'Beauty_winter_roses_CibiBijoux'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 95% - All layers not checked.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 10 - Opacity 50 - Blur 5 - color black

Step 7

Add your watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Edit - Copy.

Step 7

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 2 pixels - background color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 10 pixels - background color.

Activate your Magic wand - Outside checked - with these settings:

Select the last border with your Magic wand.

Effects - Plugins - Greg's Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow - default settings - see image below:

Selections - Select none.

Step 8

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 2 pixels - background color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 6 pixels - background color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Effects - Plugins - Greg's Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow - same settings as before.

Selections - Select none.

Step 9

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 30 pixels - background color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Edit - Paste into the selection.

Selections - Invert.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 10 - Opacity 100 - Blur 20 - color black.

Repeat with Vert and Hor to minus 10.

Selections - Select none.

Step 10

Activate your Freehand selection - Point to point.

Make a selection just along the accent tube - see image below:

Effects - Plugins - VDL Adrenaline - Snowflakes - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Edit - Copy.

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

Step 11

Back to PSP.

Click Undo until you have the selection back.

Effects - Plugins - VDL Adrenaline - Snowflakes - Random Seed 100.

Selections - Select none.

Edit - Copy.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Step 12

Back to PSP.

Click Undo until you have the selection back.

Effects - Plugins - VDL Adrenaline - Snowflakes - Random Seed 150.

Selections - Select none.

Edit - Copy.

Step 13

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all.

Animation - Frame properties - 20.

Animation - Resize animation - Width 600 pixels - Lock aspect ratio checked (optional).

Step 14

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!

If you got a screen, click 3x Next - 1x Finish.

 

I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)

 

This lesson was written by Gerrie on November 20, 2012.

This lesson is and remains the property of Gerrie.

You are not allowed to copy or distribute my lessons without my written permission.

All my lessons are self designed ... so any agreement is purely coincidental.

All my lessons are registered with TWI.

Translated by Zial on May 3, 2013

 

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