The Joys of Winter

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This tutorial was 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:

Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Perspective Shadow

Andromeda - Perspective

Vizros - Book (you have to install this plugin - in zip).

You can download the plugins

Place or install the plugin in your Plugin folder.

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

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 5 tubes - 1 texture - 1 mask - 1 animation - 1 plugin - 1 candy for plugin Andromeda.

Place the texture in your Texture folder.

Install the plugin and restart your PSP.

 

Permission to use the tubes

 

The tubes are by Jeanne - click on the banner for her site

Kara, Luna and Maryse - click on the banner for Maryse's site

The other tubes are unknown to me.

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

 

Thank you so much for the beautiful tubes, mask 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 and the mask in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #cdcda7 (or at your choice).

Set your background color to #93a4ac (or at your choice).

Open a transparent image of 1000 x 650 pixels.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Radial' - with these settings:

Flood fill your image with your gradient.

Effects - Texture effects - Texture 'Corel raster_15_006 - with these settings:

Step 2

Copy tube 'KaraT6874'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it upper left, against the edge.

Step 3

Copy tube 'lunapaisagem1518'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it on the right side.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5:

Impact - Perspective Shadow - search for Drop Shadow, Lowest by Settings - click OK.

Step 4

Copy tube '20090725_4'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the bridge left below.

Next to the bridge of the picture - see main image.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5:

Impact - Perspective Shadow - same settings as before.

Step 5

Activate your top layer.

Open tube 'MR_Treat from heaven'.

Remove the watermark - Edit - Copy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 2x with 80% - All layers not checked.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Perspective Shadow - same settings as before.

Your layer palette looks like this:

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 6

Image - Picture frame - find 'rand design 01' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Layers - Duplicate.

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

Effects - Plugins - Andromeda - Perspective.

Click on the hamer (Reset) - click now upper right on Preset - see image below:

Click now upper right on Freeform - click now on 'ff10' - see image below:

Click the checkmark - click OK - click OK again.

Step 7

Activate your bottom layer.

Layers - Convert background to layer.

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

Click in the white area - press Delete.

Selections - Select none.

Layers - Arrange - Bring to top.

Place the book right below - see main image.

Step 8

Copy tube 'SneeuwKoningin'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Search horizontal (Image - Mirror).

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

Place her on the right side, on the book - see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 0 - Opacity 25 - Blur 15 - color black.

Layers - Load/save mask - Load mask from disk - load mask '!!!!.mask.ket-fadesuave' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Step 9

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Convert to raster layer.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Edit - Copy.

Step 10

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

Click 1x Ctrl+C - click now 6x Ctrl+L.

You now have 7 frames.

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all.

Step 11

Open animation 'sneeuwe winterfloatie' in AS.

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

Step 12

Back to your main animation.

Edit - Paste - Into selected frame.

Place the animation just above the hands of the woman.

Repeat Edit - Paste - Into selected frame.

Every time a little more to the left, until you are with the face of the child.

If you want, you can also Mirror the animation.

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 - the last time click Finish.

 

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 November 9, 2009.

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 30, 2014

 

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