Bloodsisters

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For this tutorial you need Animation Shop (AS)

and the following plugins:

Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Blacklight

Cybia - ScreenWorks - Cresent Wave

Filter Unlimited 2.0 - Lens Effects

You can download the plugins

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 5 tubes - 1 color label - 2 brushes - 1 font.

Open the font - minimize it.

Export the brushes in PSP - custom brush - to your Brush folder.

 

The tubes of the stairs are from Devilsinside and Luzcristina.

The other tubes are made by Harlekina.

 

Open all materials in PSP.

 

** Step 1 **

Open a transparent image of 640 x 480 pixels.

Set your foreground color to #5c6068.

Set your background color to #2b2d31.

Set your background to gradient - Sunburst - Repeats 2 - Invert checked.

Flood fill your image with your foreground color.

 

** Step 2 **

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your gradient.

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - 25.

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Lens Effects 1 - Refractor 2 - with these settings:

filter Unlimited

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 90.

 

** Step 3 **

Copy tube '1591-luzcristina'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 90.

Activate your Freehand selection - select this part of the floor - see image below:

selectie vloer

Copy - Selections - select none.

Move the picture to the left, the left statue may entirely off-screen.

Paste the floor you just copied, as a new layer on your working image.

Place it right below.

It's oke when a pretty large piece falls outside the image.

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

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 90.

 

** Step 4 **

Copy tube 'Devilsinside_93_2009'.

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.

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

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 80.

 

** Step 5 **

Copy tube 'hangingwoman'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place her on top approximately in the middle.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 65.

 

** Step 6 **

Open tube 'woman04'.

Copy the tube layer.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 90% - All layers not checked.

Move her a little bit to the left.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 10 - Opacity 50 - Blur 10.

 

** Step 7 **

Open Woman4.

Copy layer 'strop'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Move it a bit to the left and up.

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

 

** Step 8 **

Copy tube 'woman05'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 3x 80% - All layers not checked - repeat 1x with 90%.

Place her on the stairs on the right - see main image.

Close this layer.

 

** Step 9 **

Select your Freehand selection - Point to point - Feather and Smooth 2.

Select from the top of the handrail to the bottom.

Open the layer with the tube and see if it's activated.

If you have selected all (see image below) - press delete.

selectie trap

Selections - Select none.

 

** Step 10 **

Layers - New raster layer.

Select your Brush tool - find brush 'ink02' - with these settings:

voorbeeld Brush

Set your foreground color to #92332d.

Click on two or three places at the steps with your left mouse button.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 75.

 

** Step 11 **

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Selections - Select all.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - dark background color.

Image - Add borders - 1 pixel - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - dark background color.

Image - Add borders - 1 pixel - foreground color.

Selections - Invert.

Effects - 3D effects - Inner bevel - with these settings:

afschuining

 

** Step 12 **

Selections - Select all.

Image - Add borders - 15 pixel - foreground color.

Selections - Invert.

Effects - Plugins - Cybia - ScreenWorks - Crescent Wave - with these settings:

Cybia

 

** Step 13 **

Selections - Select all.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - dark background color.

Image - Add borders - 1 pixel - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - dark background color.

Image - Add borders - 1 pixel - foreground color.

Selection - Invert.

Effects - 3D effects - Inner bevel - same settings as before.

Selections - Select none.

 

** Step 14 **

Activate your Text tool - font 'Goodfellow' - Size 48 - Stroke width 1 - as Vector.

Set your foreground color to #92332d.

Set your background color to #2b2d31.

Type 'Bloodsisters!!' - or your own text.

Place the text on the right side near the stairs - see main image.

Layers - Convert to raster layer.

Layers - Duplicate.

Activate the bottom text layer.

Effects - Distortion effects - Wind - Right - 30.

 

** Step 15 **

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Layers - Duplicate.

Activate your Freehand selection - Point to point - Feather and  Smooth 2 - Mode to Add.

Now select some of the lights.

Make sure your stay a bit in the lights, because it still remains slightly wider by the feather.

On the top layer:

Adjust - Brightness and contrast - Brightnes/contrast: Brightnes 50 - Contrast 35.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Blacklight - with these settings:

Alien Skin1 Alien Skin2

Activate the bottom layer.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Impact - Blacklight - same settings, but click 1 or 2x Random Seed.

Selections - Select none.

Copy the bottom layer.

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

 

** Step 16 **

Back to PSP.

Copy the top layer.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame (CTRL+Shift+L).

If necessary, resize your creation.

Save as a gif file and you're done!

hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)

 

Harlekina All rights reserved

June 19, 2009

 

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

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I would appreciate it, if it's not greater than 500 pixels on the longest side.

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

And maybe I will put him in this lesson.

 

Translated by Zial on April 9, 2012

 

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