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

 

For this tutorial you need Animation Shop

and the following plugins:

Adjust - Variations

Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Perspective Shadow

Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Noise and Paper Textures

Greg's Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow

Noise filter - Add Noise RGB (import in Filters Unlimited 2.0)

Paper Textures - Cardboord Box, Coarse (import in Filters Unlimited 2.0)

Sandflower Specials - Page Curl Bottom Horiz... (import in Filters Unlimited 2.0)

You can download the plugins

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 6 tubes.

 

Permission to use the tubes

 

The tubes are by Luzcristina.

Thank you so much for the beautiful tubes.

 

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 PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #613832 (or at your choice).

Set your background color to #808fa0 (or at your choice).

Open a transparent image of 750 x 500 pixels.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Foreground-background' - Linear - Angle 45 - Repeats 3 - Invert checked.

Flood fill your image with this gradient.

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Paper Textures - Cardboard Box, Coarse - default settings (128 - 128).

Step 2

Copy tube '1531-luzcristina'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it in the upper left corner.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Perspective Shadow - Settings: Drop Shadow, Low - with these settings:

Step 3

Activate your bottom layer.

Copy tube '2101_Luz_Cristina'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 70.

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

Step 4

Activate your bottom layer.

Copy tube '1726-luzcristina'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it in the lower right corner - see main image.

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

Step 5

Open tube '2103-luzcristina'.

Image - Resize - Height 450 pixels.

Edit - Copy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Move her a little to the left and a little down - see main image.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Noise Filters - Add Noise [RGB] - 50.

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Sandflower Specials - Page Curl Bottom Horiz... - default settings - see image below:

Step 6

Open tube 'Image278'.

Image - Resize - Width 300 pixels.

Edit - Copy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 30.

Step 7

Open tube 'Image278'.

Image - Resize - Height 90 pixels.

Edit - Copy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the star above the mountains - see main image.

You can add more stars - you can also adjust the Height.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 60 - Blur 5 - background color.

Step 8

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Convert to raster layer.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 9

Image - Add borders - Symmetric checked - 1 pixel - color black.

Effects - Plugins - Adjust - Variations - click 1x Original - click 1x Darker - see image below:

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 2 - Opacity 50 - Blur 5 - color white.

Edit - Copy special - Copy merged.

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

Step 10

Back to PSP.

Press Undo 1x.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 4 - Opacity 50 - Blur 5 - color white.

Edit - Copy special - Copy merged.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Step 11

Back to PSP.

Press Undo 1x.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 6 - Opacity 50 - Blur 5 - color white.

Edit - Copy special - Copy merged.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Step 12

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all.

Animation - Frame properties - 80.

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!

 

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 June 30, 2010.

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 Augustus 14, 2014

 

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