Harlekina, thank you very much for your permission that I may translate your tutorials.

 Unfortunately her site is no longer online.

 

For this lesson you need Animation Shop (AS)

and the following plugin:

Alfs Border FX - Border Fade III

You can download the plugin

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 10 tubes - 1 mask - 1 gradient.

Place the mask in your Mask folder.

The gradient in your Gradient folder.

 

** 1 **

Open a transparent image of 640 x 480 pixels.

Set your foreground color to #747087.

Set your background color to #black.

Set your foreground to gradient 'purple-black' - Angle 0 - Repeats 0 - Invert not checked.

Flood fill your image with your background color.

Effects - Texture effects - Blinds - with these settings:

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your gradient.

Layers - Load/save mask - Load mask from disk - load mask 'mskfloor' - with these settings:

 

** 2 **

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Copy tube 'filmstrip1'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 98% - All layers not checked.

Place the right side of the strip exactly against the right edge.

Layers - Duplicate and close.

 

** 3 **

Activate your Magic wand - with these settings:

Select the bottom and top of the strip.

Selections - Modify - Expand - 4 pixels.

Selections - Invert.

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate your gradient - Angle 0 - Repeats 1 - Invert checked.

Flood fill the selection with this gradient.

 

** 4 **

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Selections - Select none.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor -5 (minus 5) - Opacity 50 - Blur 10 - color black.

Activate the filmstrip layer.

Activate your Magic wand - Replaced - Feather 0.

Select the first frame.

Selections - Modify - Expand - 1 pixel.

Activate the layer underneath.

Layers - New raster layer.

 

** 5 **

Copy tube '1-hunk02'.

Paste into the selection.

Activate the top layer.

Select the second frame of the filmstrip.

Selections - Modify - Expand - 1 pixel.

Activate the layer underneath.

 

** 6 **

Copy tube '2-DBK AA Male Model-6503'.

Paste into the selection.

Activate the top layer.

Select the third frame of the filmstrip.

Selections - Modify - Expand - 1 pixel.

Activate the layer underneath.

 

** 7 **

Copy tube '3-hunk11'.

Paste into the selection.

Activate the top layer.

Select the fourth frame of the filmstrip.

Selections - Modify - Expand - 1 pixel.

Activate the layer underneath.

 

** 8 **

Copy tube '4-DBK AA Male Model-6502'.

Paste into the selection.

Activate the top layer.

Select the fifth frame of the filmstrip.

Selections - Modify - Expand - 1 pixel.

Activate the layer underneath.

 

** 9 **

Copy tube '5-CigarSmokingHunk~UKA~Sassydeb'.

Paste into the selection.

Activate the top layer.

Select the sixth frame of the filmstrip.

Selections - Modify - Expand - 1 pixel.

Activate the layer underneath.

 

** 10 **

Copy tube '6-fly-maen08'.

Paste into the selection.

Activate the top layer.

Select the seventh frame of the filmstrip.

Selections - Modify - Expand - 1 pixel.

Activate the layer underneath.

 

** 11 **

Copy tube '7-hunk13'.

Paste into the selection.

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

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 80.

Close this layer.

 

** 12 **

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate the filmstrip layer.

Select the first frame with your Magic wand.

Selections - Modify - Expand - 1 pixel.

Activate the layer underneath (the new layer).

Paste into the selection (nr.7 is still in memory).

Activate the filmstrip layer.

Selections - Modify - Expand - 1 pixel.

Activate the layer underneath.

 

** 13 **

Copy tube 'nr 1' - paste into the selection of the second frame.

Keep up the entire row again until tube 'nr. 6' is in the seventh frame.

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

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 80.

Close this layer.

 

** 14 **

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate the filmstrip layer.

Select the first frame with your Magic wand.

Selections - Modify - Expand - 1 pixel.

Activate the layer underneath.

 

** 15 **

Copy tube 'nr. 6'.

Paste into the selection.

Tube 'nr. 7' will be in the second frame.

After that, start with tube nr. 1 in the third frame.

If everything went well is tube nr. 5 in the last frame.

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

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 80.

 

** 16 **

Layers - New raster layer.

Start with tube nr. 5 in the selection of frame 1.

After that tube nr. 6 and tube nr. 7 and again continue with tube nr. 1.

Tube nr. 4 is now in the last frame.

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

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 80.

 

** 17 **

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate the filmstrip layer and select the first frame.

Selections - Modify - Expand - 1 pixel.

Activate the layer underneath.

Paste tube nr. 4 into the selection of frame 1.

Keep up the entire row again until you have pasted tube nr. 7 and again continue with tube nr. 1.

In the last frame if tube nr. 3.

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

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 80.

 

** 18 **

Repeat step 7 - start with tube nr. 3.

Repeat again - start with tube nr. 2.

If everything went well, you now have 7 layers of tubes:

 

** 19 **

Activate the filmstrip layer (the top layer).

Copy tube 'BeSexyOnCamera'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 2x 80% - All layers not checked - repeat 1x with 90%.

Place her on the right side - see main image.

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - with these settings:

 

** 20 **

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 15 pixels.

Selections - Invert.

Activate your gradient - Angle 45 - Repeats 1.

Flood fill the selection with this gradient.

Selections - Select none.

Effects - Plugins - Alfs Border FX - Border Fade III - with these settings:

 

** 21 **

Copy tube 'Woman'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Mirror.

Place her in the lower left corner, so that her hand is resting on the edge.

Activate your Freehand selection - Add - Feather 0.

Select the part of the woman that's over the border - see image below:

Press Delete - Selections - Select none.

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

Add your name and/or watermark.

 

** 22 **

Close the layers 1 to 6 of the filmstrip.

Stay on your background layer and stay there.

Edit - Copy merged (Ctrl+Alt+C).

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

 

** 23 **

Back to PSP.

Close filmstrip 7 - open filmstrip 6.

Edit - Copy merged.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

 

** 24 **

Back to PSP.

Close filmstrip 6 - open filmstrip 5.

Edit - Copy merged.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

 

** 25 **

Back to PSP.

Close filmstrip 5 - open filmstrip 4.

Edit - Copy merged.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

 

** 26 **

Back to PSP.

Close filmstrip 4 - open filmstrip 3.

Edit - Copy merged.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

 

** 27 **

Back to PSP.

Close filmstrip 3 - open filmstrip 2.

Edit - Copy merged.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

 

** 28 **

Back to PSP.

Close filmstrip 2 - open filmstrip 1.

Edit - Copy merged.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

You now have 7 frames in AS.

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all (Ctrl+A).

Animation - Frame properties - 50.

Resize if you want.

 

** 29 **

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!

 

Harlekina All rights reserved

August 8, 2009

 

If you have questions or something else to report, please mail me, I will react as soon as possible.

I would appreciate it, if you put your creation in my Guestbook.

Please make sure that it's not greather than 500 pixels on the longest side.

The creations that stand out in my Guestbook, I will put them in the slideshow on my site.

And maybe I will put him in this lesson.

 

Translated by Zial on August 15, 2012

 

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