Easter Breeze

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:

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

Kohan's Filters - Autointerlace v1.0

You can download the plugins

Place or install the plugins into your Plugin folder.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 1 color label - 4 tubes - 1 background - 1 font.

Open FXplorer: click on Tools - Load fonts (by folder).

Go to the folder where your fonts are.

Click on the letter of the font you need.

When it's done, the fonts are in the fonts in PSP.

 

The tubes are by BellesGraphics, Dragonart and Joelle Designer.

Thank you so much for your beautiful tubes.

The other tube is unknown to me.

If it's yours, please let me know so I can give you the proper credit.

 

Step 1

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

Set your foreground color to #fff5c3 and #ffffff.

Set your background color to #6198b0.

Open picture 'Easter-background' - Shift+D to duplicate it.

Close the original, the copy is your working image.

Adjust - Hue and saturation - Colorize: 141 - 90.

Step 2

Open tube '02flow_eggNo'.

Copy layer 2.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Move the flowers a little to the left - see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert minus 8 - Hor 11 - Opacity 45 - Blur 15 - color black.

Step 3

Copy tube 'FunBunny-7-BellesGraphics'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Mirror.

Image - Resize - 75% - All layers not checked.

Place her at the beginning of the stairs - see main image.

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

Step 4

Open tube '_vector-easter-eggs-set2-cs-by-dragonart'.

Copy the selected one (or at your choice).

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 75% - All layers not checked.

Place them left below - see main image.

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

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

Step 5

Open tube '_vector-easter-eggs-set2-cs-by-dragonart'.

Selections - Select none.

Copy an other egg.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 1x with 50% and 1x with 75% - All layers not checked.

Image - Rotate - Free rotate - Left - 45 - nothing checked.

Place this egg just below the other eggs.

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

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

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - with these settings:

Step 6

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 7

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

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

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

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 40 pixels - background color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Effects - Plugins - Kohan's Filters - Autointerlace v1.0 - with these settings:

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - same settings as the last time.

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

Selections - Select none.

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

Step 8

Switch your colors.

Activate your Text tool - font Freestyle Script - Size depends of your PSP version.

Type 'Easter'.

Place it right below - see main image.

Type 'Breeze'.

Place this one in the lower right corner - see main image.

Edit - Copy merged.

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

Step 9

Click 1x Ctrl+C - click now 16x Ctrl+L.

You now have 17 frames.

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all.

Step 10

Open tube 'Joelle_DesignerMix_SoftWorld_C' in AS.

Effects - Insert image effects - Pinch - with these settings:

You now have 17 frames.

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

Step 11

Back to your main animation.

Edit - Paste - Into selected frame.

Place the curtain in the upper right corner - see main image.

Step 12

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

Click in the last frame.

Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Animation - Reverse frames.

Edit - Select all.

Step 13

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!

 

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 February 25, 2019

 

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