Life's a Witch

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

ScreenWorks - Point Array

Xenofex 1.0 - Shower Door

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 template.

The witch tube is by Patries, you can find her site

The tubes are by 1Patries, Beth (the template), Leny and EmersnRose.

Thank you so much for your beautiful tubes.

 

Step 1

Open the tubes in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #000000.

Set your background color to #73399d.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Sunburst' - Angle 0 - Repeats 0 - Invert checked - Vert and Hor on both sides to 50.

Open a transparent image of 700 x 520 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your gradient.

Step 2

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

Effects - Plugins - Xenofex 1.0 - Shower Door - click Settings and find 'Rorschach Test' - see image below:

Step 3

Open tube 'template_107'.

Copy layer 'dotted oval'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Move the tube a little up and to the left until the left edge - see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor minus 4 - Opacity 100 - Blur 1 - background color.

Step 4

Open tube 'template_107'.

Copy layer 'orange oval'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Click on the locker at the end of your layer palette.

Click 1x with your background color in the image.

Open the locker.

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - same settings as before.

Effects - Plugins - ScreenWorks - Point Array.

Step 5

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Float - Selections - Defloat.

Selections - Modify - Select selection borders - with these settings:

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill the border with your foreground color.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Selections - Select none.

Place the oval to the right and up.

Step 6

Open tube 'template_107'.

Copy layer 'horiz line'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Move it a little down.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor minus 4 - Opacity 100 - Blur 1 - color white.

Step 7

Open tube '1Patries_HH35-vampire on stick-30-8-09'.

Select your Freehand selection - with these settings:

Remove the broom from the tube.

Edit - Copy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Don't save the tube when you close it.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor minus 4 - Opacity 100 - Blur 1 - background color.

Image - Resize - 85% - All layers not checked.

Place the witch on the bar on the left side - see main image.

Step 8

Open tube 'template_107'.

Copy layer 'black half circle'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it in the middle of the oval.

Layers - Arrange - Move down - repeat 1x.

Effects - Plugins - Xenofex 1.0 - Shower Door - click Settings and find 'Rorschach Test' - same settings as before.

Step 9

Activate your top layer.

Copy tube 'Leny-heksenkat'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 85% - All layers not checked.

Place him before the black half circle - see main image.

Step 10

Open tube 'template_107'.

Copy layer '[color=red]vert black line 1'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor minus 4 - Opacity 100 - Blur 1 - color white.

Place the line on the right side, in such a way that the broom can be next.

Step 11

Copy tube 'WitchesSignEmersnRose'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 85% - All layers not checked - Bicubic - repeat 1x.

Place the sign on top of the right bar - see main image.

Step 12

Copy tube 'KK Broom~DM'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the broom on the right side, almost against the edge.

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

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as the last time.

Step 13

Open tube 'template_107'.

Copy layer 'life's a'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the text between the cat and the witch.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as the last time.

Step 14

Open tube 'template_107'.

Copy layer 'Witch (black)'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Close the locker at the end of your layer palette.

Flood fill the text with your background color (some times you have to fill every letter apart).

Open the locker.

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

Place the text with the T below the cat.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as the last time.

Step 15

Open tube 'template_107'.

Copy layer 'and then you fly'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Close the locker at the end of your layer palette.

Flood fill the text with your background color (some times you have to fill every letter apart).

Open the locker.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - same settings as the last time.

Move the text a little to the right and down, with the y almost against the vert. bar - see main image.

Make sure you leave room for the animation.

Step 16

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 17

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

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 8 pixels - foreground color.

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

Edit - Copy.

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

Step 18

Edit - Duplicate selection.

You now have 2 frames.

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all.

Step 19

Open animation '00(779)' in AS.

Animation - Resize animation - 80%.

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

Step 20

Back to your main animation.

Edit - Paste - Into selected frame.

Place it at the bottom of your crea, below the text - see main image.

If you want you can resize your crea to Width 500 pixels.

Step 21

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 August 29, 2019

 

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