End Of Time

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For this lesson you need Animation Shop (AS)

and the following plugins:

EmbossWorks - Sandblast

Filters Unlimited 2.0

Andrews Filters 8 - Tow the Line

You can download the plugins

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 6 tubes - 1 mask - 1 animaton - 1 font.

Open the font and minimize it.

 

Tube Sexy_girl_with_black is by Nightangel.

Clock01 is by Dragonblu.

I don't know who made the mask.

The other tube and the background are by Harlekina.

Open all materials in PSP.

 

** Stap 1 **

Set your foreground color to #5c6972.

Set your background color to #1a1d26.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Sunburst' - Invert checked.

Open a transparent image of 640 x 480 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your background color.

 

** Stap 2 **

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your gradient.

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - 25.

Layers - New mask layer - from image - load mask 'sg_perspective-flooring-2' - Source Luminance and Invert checked.

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 75.

 

** Stap 3 **

Copy tube 'underground'.

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 to65.

Place it up - see main image.

Layers - Duplicate.

Effects - Plugins - EmbossWorks - Sandblast - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

 

** Stap 4 **

Copy tube 'clock01-tubed by dragonblu0108'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Rotate - Free rotate - Left - 45.

Place it on the right side - see main image.

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

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 90.

 

** Stap 5 **

Copy tube 'Sexy_girl_with_black'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize 3x 80% - All layers not checked.

Place her on the clock, so that her legs are on the edge of the clock.

Activate your Freehand selection - Point to point - Feather and Flowing at 2.

Select carefully the edge of the clock - see image below:

Note: you don't remove the pink!!!

Press delete.

Selections - Select none.

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

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert -20 (minus 20) - Hor 0 - Opacity 50 - Blur 10 - color black.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

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

Place her a bit to the right and up.

Again: Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - default settings.

 

** Stap 6 **

Open tube 'time-ends.

Copy the 'rat'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place it at the bottom on the edge.

 

** Stap 7 **

Open tube 'time-ends'.

Copy the boy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place him on the left side of the rat - see main image

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - default settings.

 

** Stap 8 **

Copy tube 'clock'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place the clock on the forefinger of the woman.

Erase carefully a bit off the chain so it looks like it hangs on her forefinger.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - default settings.

 

** Stap 9 **

Copy tube 'skull'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it at the top, approximately in the middle.

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

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 50.

 

** Stap 10 **

Select your Text tool - font CAC Valiant - Size 60 - Stroke width 1 - as Vector.

Set your foreground color to black.

Your background color to #c9cbd4.

Set your background to gradient 'Foreground-background' - Lineair - Hoek 50 - Herhalingen 7.

Type de tekst: End of Time or your own text.

Layers - Duplicate .

Activate the bottom layer of the text.

Effects - Distortion effects - Wind - Right - 85.

Activate the top text layer.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - default settings.

 

** Stap 11 **

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - color #1a1d26.

Image - Add borders - 1 pixel - color #5c6972.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - color #1a1d26.

Selections - Select all.

Image - Add borders - 20 pixel - color #5c6972.

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill the selection with your gradient as indicated in step 10.

Effects - Reflection effects - Kaleidoscope - Repeat checked - default settings.

First choose 'Default' - than choose 'Repeat'.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Selections - Select none.

 

** Stap 12 **

Activate your Magic wand - Tolerance and Feather 0.

Select the light areas above and below.

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Andrews Filters 8 - Tow the Line - default settings.

Selections - Select none.

 

** Stap 13 **

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - color #1a1d26.

Image - Add borders - 1 pixel - color #5c6972.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - color #1a1d26.

Add your name and/or your watermark.

 

** Stap 14 **

Image - Resize - Width 650 pixels - Lock aspect ratio checked.

Copy your image.

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

Click 1x Ctrl+C - click now 12x Ctrl+L.

You now have 13 frames.

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

 

** Stap 15 **

Open image 'LD-uurwerk' in AS.

Animation - Resize - 2x 80%.

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

Edit - Copy (Ctrl+C).

Activate your main animation - make sure that frame 1 is in front of you.

Edit - Paste - In selected frame (CTRL+E).

Release the mouse button only when you are sure the hands on the clock will end up.

 

** Stap 16 **

If the hands are oke, go to:

Animation - Frame properties - 60.

Resize your crea if necessary.

View - Animation.

You now can see how your animation looks.

If you are satisfied:

File - Optimalition Wizard.

Click Next - click Adjust - with these settings:

Save your crea as a gif file and you're done!

I hope you enjoyed making this lesson :-)

 

Harlekina All rights reserved

June22, 2009

 

Translated by Zial on April 25, 2012

 

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