December 5

Leny, heel erg bedankt voor je toestemming om je lessen te mogen vertalen.

Thank you Leny, for your permission to translate your beautiful tutorials.

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For this tutorial you need Animation Shop (AS)

and the following plugins:

Filters Unlimited 2.0

&<Background Designers IV> - @Night shadow and Refractor

AP [Lines] - Lines-SilverLining

You can download the plugin

Place or install the plugins into your Plugin folder.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 1 color label - 3 tubes - 1 preset shape - 1 mask - 3 selections - 1 animation.

The tubes are by Leny and Sietske.

The mask is by Adita's Creations.

Thank you so much for your beautiful tubes and mask.

The other tubes are unknown to me.

If they are yours, please let me know so I can give you the proper credit.

 

Step 1

Open the tubes and the mask in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #213b76.

Set your background color to #17181a.

Open a transparent image of 800 x 500 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your background color.

Filters Unlimited 2.0 - &<Background Designers IV> - @Night shadow - default settings.

Filters Unlimited 2.0 - &<Background Designers IV> - Refractor - default settings.

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your foreground color.

Layers - New mask layer - From image - find mask 'aditascreation_mask51' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge all.

Step 3

Layers - New mask layer - From image - find mask 'aditascreation_mask51' - same settings as before.

Image - Mirror.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Filters Unlimited 2.0 - &<Background Designers IV> - @Night shadow - default settings.

Step 4

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selection from disk - load selection 'L-selectie23' - with these settings:

Flood fill the selection with your foreground color.

Effects - Plugins - AP [Lines] - Lines-SilverLining - Line Options Vertical - default settings.

Effects - Plugins - AP [Lines] - Lines-SilverLining - Horizontal - default settings.

Selections - Select none.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 10 - Opacity 65 - Blur 10 - color black.

Step 5

Copy tube '602011_Tubes-by-Sietske'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the staff on the left side - see main image.

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

Step 6

Copy tube 'sinterklaas58'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Mirror.

Place the group at the bottom of your crea - see main image.

Layers - Arrange - Move down - repeat 1x.

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

Step 7

Activate your top layer.

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selection from disk - load selection 'L-selectie24' - same settings as before.

Flood fill the selection with your foreground color.

Selections - Select none.

Effects - Distortion effects - Wind - Right - 100.

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen more.

Effects - Plugins - AP [Lines] - Lines-SilverLining - Dotty Grid - default settings.

Step 8

Activate your Preset Shape - find shape 'Serpentine 2' - Anti alias and made as vector checked - Width to 8.

Pull it from upper right to lower right - see for yourself how wide you makes it.

Layers - Convert to raster layer.

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

Step 9

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selection from disk - load selection 'L-selectie25' - same settings as before - see image below:

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 10 - Opacity 65 - Blur 10 - color black.

Repeat with Vert and Hor to minus 10.

Selections - Select none.

Step 10

Copy tube '5dec sint'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the bag in the square - see main image.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Move it a little to the right.

Step 11

Copy tube 'Leny-tekst-5december'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the text right below - see main image.

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

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 2 - Opacity 100 - Blur 1 - color black.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Selections - Select all.

Effects - 3D effects - Cutout:

Vert and Hor 0 - Opacity 100 - Blur 99 (is no mistake :-)) - color black.

Selections - Select none.

Step 12

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 13

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

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 4 pixels - foreground color.

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

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 20 pixels - foreground color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - &<Background Designers IV> - Night Shadow - default settings.

Selections - Select none.

Step 14

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

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 4 pixels - foreground color.

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

Save your crea as a psp file or as a animation shop file.

Step 15

Open your just save crea in AS.

Click in frame 1 - Click Ctrl+C - click now 1x Ctrl+L.

You now have 2 frames.

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all.

Step 16

Open animation 'Leny-sintani01' in AS.

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all - Edit - Copy.

Step 17

Back to your main animation.

Edit - Paste - Into selected frame.

Place the Sint right below, just above the text - see main image.

Step 18

View - Animation.

You now can see how your animation looks.

If you are satisfied, save your crea as a gif or mng file and you're done!

 

I hope you enjoyed making this lesson :-)

Hugs Leny

 

This lesson was written by Leny.

This lesson is and remains the property of Leny.

You are not allowed to copy or distribute her lessons without her written permission.

All her lessons are self designed, so any agreement is purely coincidental.

 

Translated by Zial on September 24, 2018

 

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