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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 - Lightning

VanDerLee - Unplugged X

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: 3 tubes - 1 pictures - 1 color label - 2 masks.

 

Tube 'logane_futurist1_15mai2012' is by Logane.

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 masks.

Please don't remove the watermark.

The Copyright belongs to the original artist.

Let the credit to the maker.

 

Step 1

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

Set your foreground color to #bbb7ac.

Set your background color to #6f5139.

Open picture 'achtergrond ger1'- this is your working image.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Copy tube 'Image3'.

Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Change the Blend mode of this layer to Luminance (L).

Step 3

Copy tube 'universum'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Step 4

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your foreground color.

Layers - New mask layer - From image - find mask 'Narah_mask_Abstract253' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Image - Mirror.

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

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 70.

Effects - Plugins - VanDerLee - Unplugged X - with these settings:

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance.

Step 5

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your foreground color.

Layers - New mask layer - From image - find mask 'Narah_mask_Abstract270' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Step 6

Copy tube 'logane_futurist1_15mai2012'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 4 - Opacity 65 - Blur 6 - background color.

Step 7

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Edit - Copy special - Copy merged.

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

Step 8

Back to PSP.

Activate layer 3 (tube 'logane_futurist1_15mai2012').

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

Click OK.

Edit - Copy special - Copy merged.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Step 9

Back to PSP - click Undo 1x (so that the light is gone).

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

Edit - Copy special - Copy merged.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Step 10

Back to PSP - click Undo 1x (so that the light is gone).

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

Edit - Copy special - Copy merged.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Step 11

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

Animation - Frame properties: 40.

Step 12

View - Animation.

You now can see how your animation looks.

If you are satisfied:

Animation - Resize animation - Width 850 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 May 1, 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 May 27, 2013

 

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