Mysterious Carnival

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:

FFormula - Honeycomb

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

Italian Editors Effects - Disturbo con dissolvenza sui Bordi

You can download the plugins

Place or install the plugins into your Plugin folder.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 1 color label - 5 tubes - 1 brush - 1 gold pattern - 1 texture.

Export the brush in PSP to your Brush folder.

Place the gold pattern in your Pattern folder.

Place the texture in your Texture folder.

 

The tubes are by Kara, Leny and Wicked.

Thank you so much for your beautiful tubes.

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 in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to ##e4345f.

Set your background color to #c58b3b.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Sunburst' - Repeats 2 - Invert not checked - with these settings:

Set your background to pattern 'MC-Xmasgold' - Angle 0 - Scale 100.

Open a transparent image of 700 x 550 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your gradient.

FFormula - Honeycomb: 20.

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance.

Step 2

Copy tube 'KaraT5713'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place her upper left, there is something out of your crea - see main image.

Change the Blend mode of this layer to Hard light.

Step 3

Copy tube 'FBR_Phantom of the Opera 5-15-06 - 332 KB'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Mirror.

 Place the tube left below - see main image.

Change the Blend mode of this layer to Multiply.

Step 4

Layers - New raster layer.

Click on your Selection tool - Custom selection - with these settings:

Flood fill the selection with your gold pattern.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Flood fill with your foreground color.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 80.

Selections - Select none.

Move the top tube, with the face into the selection - see main image.

Step 5

Layers - New raster layer.

Copy tube 'mardigrasmask052'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place the mask left below on the pink rectangle - see main image.

Step 6

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate your Brush tool - find brush 'Leny-Mystcanrival' - with these settings:

Click 2x with your gold pattern

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 1 - Opacity 100 - Blur 0 - color black.

Image - Rotate - Free rotate - Left - 90.

Place the brush in the middle of the pink rectangle - see main image.

Step 7

Layers - New raster layer.

Open tube 'Fireworks_by_wicked_sm'.

Copy 2 fireworks you like most.

Paste them as a new layer on your working image.

Place the upper right, over each other.

Lower the Opacity of the first one to 70.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Change the Blend mode to Hard light.

Step 8

Activate your bottom layer.

Effects - Plugins - Italian Editors Effects - Disturbo con dissolvenza sui Bordi: set the bottom slider to 50.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Selections - Select all.

Effects - 3D effects - Cutout:

Vert and Hor 0 - Opacity 85 - Blur 99 - foreground color.

Selections - Select none.

Step 9

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

You can add the same Drop shadow if you want.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 10

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

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

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - default settings.

Set your foreground to texture 'gblack1' - Angle 45 - Scale 100.

Click 1x with your foreground texture in the border.

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

Selections - Select none.

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

Step 11

Open tube 'Leny-carnaval2'.

Copy the tube layer.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place her in the lower right corner, right and below over the edge - see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - settings 'Under wide left':

Vert 30 - Hor minus 70 - Opacity 50 - Blur 30 - color black.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 12

Open tube 'Leny-carnaval2'.

Copy the mask layer.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place the mask before the eyes of the woman.

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

Edit - Copy merged.

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

Step 13

Back to PSP.

Move the mask a little down.

In 6 steps you have to see her eyes again.

Edit - Copy merged.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Step 14

Back to PSP.

Move the mask a little down.

Edit - Copy merged.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Step 15

Repeat step 14 until you have 6 frames in AS.

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select the first 5 frames.

Edit - Copy.

Activate frame 6 - Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Animation - Reverse frames.

Step 16

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all.

Animation - Frame properties: 15.

Click in frame 6 - Animation - Frame properties: 120.

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

Step 17

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 13, 2019

 

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