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:

CPK Designs - Glass

You can download the plugin

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 11 tubes - 1 animation.

 

** Step 1 **

Open a transparent image of 640 x 520 pixels.

Selections - Select all.

Copy tube 'background-AS'.

Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

 

** Step 2 **

Copy tube 'Terra_Nova_Planet_Resource'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 4x 80% - All layers not checked.

Move it down, so you can only see the half of the globe.

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Float - Selections - Defloat.

 

** Step 3 **

Copy tube 'michael-jackson-moonwalker'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Move the tube so it fits in the globe.

Selections - Invert - press Delete.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 65.

 

** Step 4 **

Copy tube 'childres-AS'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place them left below - see main image.

 

** Step 5 **

Copy tube 'soldiers-AS'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place them on the other side of the globe.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Layers - Arrange - Move down - repeat 1x.

It has to be under the globe layer.

 

** Step 6 **

Activate your top layer.

Copy tube 'spaceshuttle-AS'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it upper left of the globe - see main image.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 85.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

 

** Step 7 **

Copy tube 'michael-jacksonface-AS'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place him on the left side - the left eye may entirely disappear.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 90.

 

** Step 8 **

Copy tube 'Moonwalker-tekst-AS'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Move it up - see main image.

 

** Step 9 **

Copy tube 'moonwalker-AS'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 5x 80% - All layers not checked.

Image - Mirror.

Place him on the globe.

Layers - Duplicate.

Activate the layer underneath (the original picture).

Effects - Distortion effects - Wind - Left - 100.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 60.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

 

** Step 10 **

Selections - Select all.

Image - Add borders - 3 pixels - color #9da097.

Image - Add borders - 3 pixels - black.

Image - Add borders - 7 pixels - color #486271.

Selections - Invert.

Effects - Plugins - CPK Designs - Glass - with these settings:

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

Selections - Select none.

Image - Resize - Width 600 pixels.

 

** Step 11 **

Copy your creation.

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

Click 1x Ctrl+C - click now 2x Ctrl+L.

You now have 3 frames.

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

 

** Step 12 **

Open tube 'bluestar' in AS.

Edit - Select all - Animation - Resize - 80%.

Edit - Copy.

Back to your main animation.

Edit - Paste - In selected frame.

Place the bluestar on one of the stars in your picture.

Repeat this several times.

When you're done:

Edit - Select all - Edit - Copy.

Click in your last frame - Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Edit - Paste - After current frame - repeat this until you have 30 frames.

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

 

** Step 13 **

Open animation 'Michael-Jackson' in AS.

Edit - Select all (Ctrl+A).

Animation - Cull animation - 4 - see image below:

Repeat this 1x, so you have also 30 frames.

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

Activate your main animation.

Edit - Paste - In selected frame (in the globe).

Animation - Frame properties - 15.

 

** Step 14 **

View - Animation.

You now can see how your animation looks.

If you are satisfied:

File - Wizard Optimalisation - 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

July 25, 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 25, 2012

 

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