The Earth is crying

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This is my first tutorial made in PSP X4, but can also be made in the other versions.

 

 

For this tutorial you need Animation Shop (AS)

and the following plugins:

AP [Lines] - Lines - SilverLining

Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Photo Aging Kit

Nik Software - Color Efects Pro 3.0 Complete

Ulead Effects - Particle

Vizros - Box

You can download the plugins

Place or install the plugins in your Plugin folder.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 5 tubes - 1 gradient - 1 selection - 2 masks - 1 animation.

Place the gradient and the selection in there Folders.

 

Permission to use the tubes

 

The tubes are by Animabelle and Guismo.

One mask is by Narah, the other mask in unknown to me.

Thank you so much for the beautiful tubes and masks.

 

The other tubes are unknown to me.

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

 

Please don't remove the watermark.

The Copyright belongs to the original artist.

Let the credit to the maker.

 

Step 1

Open the tubes and the masks in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #72080a (or at your choice).

Set your background color to #000000 (or at your choice).

Set your foreground to gradient 'Corel 06010' - with these settings:

Open a transparent image of 1000 x 650 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your gradient.

Effects - Distortion effects - Wave - with these settings:

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with white (#ffffff).

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selection from disk - load selection 'Ger sel 17' - with these settings:

Copy tube 'PLAATJE baroque'.

Back to your working image - Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Move this picture to the middle.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Effects - Plugins - Vizros - Box - with these settings:

Don't move it!

Effects - Plugins - Ulead Effects - Particle - with these settings:

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Hard light.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Step 3

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your gradient.

Layers - New mask layer - From image - load mask 'Narah_mask_Abstract174' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Effects - Image effects - Seamless tiling - default settings.

Effects - Plugins - AP [Lines] - Lines - SilverLining - setting 'Diamond Bill' - with these settings:

Step 4

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your gradient.

Layers - New mask layer - From image - load mask 'mask_worldmap' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Multiply.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 50.

Step 5

Copy tube 'PlaneFirey2'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the ball upper right.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 50.

Step 6

Copy tube 'calguisloveandcrying51010'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it on the right side, below the ball - see main image.

Step 7

Copy tube '20_baroque_animabelle'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place her on the left side.

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Luminance.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Effects - Plugins - Nik Software - Color Efex Pro 3.0 Complete - Bleach Bypass - with these settings:

Click OK.

Edit - Copy.

Step 8

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 50 pixels - color black (#000000).

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Paste into the selection.

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - 30.

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Photo Aging Kit - Film Grain - with these settings:

Selections - Invert.

Effects - Plugins - AAA Frames - Foto Frame - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Step 9

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Step 10

Open tube 'Waterdruppels'.

Activate your Selection tool - Rectangle - with these settings:

Draw a selection to the 3rd from the top - see image below:

Edit - Copy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place this tear nicely in the tear of PlaneFirey2 - see image below:

Edit - Copy special - Copy merged.

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

Step 11

Back to PSP.

Move the tear a little down.

Edit - Copy special - Copy merged.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Step 12

Back to PSP.

Move the tear a little down.

Edit - Copy special - Copy merged.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Step 13

Repeat * to *:

*Back to PSP.

Move the tear a little down.

Edit - Copy special - Copy merged.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.*

Until you have 15 frames.

Lower the Opacity of the last tear to 0.

In AS: Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all.

Animation - Frame properties - 15.

Step 14

Open animation 'Animatie box magnifique1' in AS.

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all - Edit - Copy.

Step 15

Back to your main animation.

Edit - Paste - Into selected frame.

Place the box in the lower left corner.

Step 16

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 tutorial :-)

 

If you want your crea in my Gallery:

Image - Resize - Width 800 pixels.

Save your crea as a jpg file and please send me an email with your crea.

 

This lesson was written by Gerrie on September 2, 2013.

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 August 7, 2015

 

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