Happy New Year

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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:

Italian Editors Effect - Picture in Picture

You can download the plugin

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: 5 tubes - 1 animation.

 

The tubes are by Hanni (this picture is by Pixelio), HJR Design, Lasuperf and Nadine.

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 animation.

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 - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #ede9ea (or at your choice).

Set your background color to #4d120c (or at your choice).

Open a transparent image of 650 x 500 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your background color.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Copy tube 'Tube1837_Fireworks_misted_13_11'.

Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Step 3

Copy tube 'AH_GA_Pixelio_01_1112_08'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Move it a little up and to the right - see main image.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 56.

Step 4

Copy tube 'Lasuperf 13032008-femme2'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place her on the left side.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 60.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 1 - Opacity 70 - Blur 1 - color black.

Step 5

Copy tube 'Nadine_Newyear-001'.

Image - Resize - Width - 200 pixels.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it on the right side.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 60.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Step 6

Copy tube 'hjr_misted_oliebollen'.

Image - Resize - Width 200 pixels.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Move it down against the edge - see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Step 7

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Edit - Copy.

Step 8

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

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

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

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Edit - Paste into the selection.

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - 15.

Effects - Texture effects - Mosaic antique - with these settings:

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance.

Effects - Plugins - Italian Editors Effect - Picture in Picture - default settings.

Selections - Invert.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 1 - Opacity 70 - Blur 1 - color black.

Repeat with Vert and Hor to minus 1.

Selections - Select none.

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

Edit - Copy.

Step 9

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

Click Ctrl+C - click now 15x Ctrl+L.

You now have 16 frames.

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all.

Step 10

Open animation 'dit is mooie vuurpijl Animation19' in AS.

If you use your own, make sure it's no more than 354 pixels height.

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

Step 11

Activate your main animation.

Edit - Paste - In selected frame.

Put it on a nice place or see main image.

Step 12

Animation - Frame properties: 15.

Animation - Resize animation - Width 800 pixels.

Step 13

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 - click 1x Finish.

 

I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)

 

This lesson was written by Gerrie on December 17, 2008.

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 June 26, 2013

 

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