Succesful 2013

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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 Xenofex 2 - Constellation

Corolaine and Sensibility - CS Reflection

MuRa's Meister - Cloud and Perspective Tiling

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: 9 tubes - 1 font - 1 plugin (Carolaine and Sensibility).

Open the font and minimize it, or load fonts by Tool of font FXplorer and it's in your font in PSP.

(Just place the plugin in your plugin folder and restart PSP.)

 

The tubes are by Astrid Design, Colacao, Emma and Gerrie.

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.

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 #edc7a3 (or at your choice).

Set your background color to #9b6f4c (or at your choice).

Open a transparent image of 1000 x 650 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your foreground color.

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Cloud - with these settings:

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Open tube 'resille'.

Activate and copy Raster 2.

Back to your working image - paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Effects - Image effects - Seamless tiling - next to each other - or with these settings:

Effects - Distortion effects - Polar coordinates - with these settings:

Close this layer for now.

Step 3

Activate your bottom layer.

Copy tube 'Astrid Deco 62'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it on the left side.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Do this as much as you like or see main image.

Activate your bottom layer.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Step 4

Activate and open Layer 2.

Copy tube 'mistedpaisajes174_ByHebe'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Activate your Freehand selection - Point to point - Mode to Add (Shift) - with these settings:

Select the windows in your background - see image below:

Step 5

Copy picture 'Dubai_night_skyline'.

Back to your working image - paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Step 6

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate your Selection tool - Circle.

Make a circle, but not too big - see the clock example.

Step 7

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with black (#000000).

Step 8

Copy tube '12283242444_divers'.

Back to your working image - paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Place it upper left.

Adjust - Hue and saturation - Colorize: 18 - 45.

Step 9

Copy tube 'colacao_copa'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it left below.

Step 10

Open tube 'resille'.

Copy Raster 1.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 1 - Opacity 100 - Blur 5 - black.

Step 11

Copy tube 'pspmagnifiqueGerrie tekst en vuurwerk'.

Decorate the clock 2013 at your own choice or see main image.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Note that the clock is intended as 0.

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

Rotate the tube if you like.

Activate your bottom layer.

Effects - Plugins - Corolaine and Sensibility - CR Refletion - with these settings:

Step 12

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 13

Activate your Freehand selection - same settings as before.

Select around the whole image except the head of the woman - see image below:

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Constellation - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Edit - Copy.

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

Step 14

Back to PSP - click Undo 2x, till you have the selection back.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Constellation - click Random Seed 1x - click OK.

Selections - Select none.

Edit - Copy.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Step 15

Back to PSP - click Undo 2x, till you have the selection back.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Constellation - click Random Seed 1x - click OK.

Selections - Select none.

Edit - Copy.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Step 16

In AS: Edit - Select all.

View - Animation.

You now can see how your animation looks.

If you are satisfied:

Animation - Resize animation - Width 800 pixels.

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 August 4, 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 June 24, 2013

 

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