Vampire Feeding

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).

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 1 color label - 5 tubes - 1 picture - 1 font.

Place the font in your Font folder.

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 hjr Design and Leny.

Thank you so much for your beautiful tubes.

 

Step 1

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

Set your foreground color to #c1a9ac.

Set your background color to #492e39.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Sunburst' - Angle 0 - Repeats 0 - Invert not checked.

Open picture 'horrifique4' - this is your working image.

Layers - Promote background to raster layer.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your background color.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Activate the top layer.

Change the Blend mode of this layer to Luminance.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 12.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance more.

Step 3

Copy tube 'Leny-hallo25b'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Mirror.

Place them right below.

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

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 80.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor minus 12 - Opacity 40 - Blur 6 - color black.

Step 4

Copy tube 'Leny-halloween4a'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place him totaly to the left, a little outside your crea - see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 12 - Opacity 40 - Blur 6 - color black.

Step 5

Copy tube 'Leny-hallo19b'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Move it up but make sure you can see the moon next to the head - see main image.

Layers - Arrange - Move down - repeat 1x.

This layer is now above the merged layer.

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

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 75.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor minus 12 - Opacity 40 - Blur 6 - color black.

Step 6

Copy tube 'hjr_misted_graveyard1'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it down in the middle.

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

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 60.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 7

Activate your Text tool - font Popplexquisit - Size 40 - Stroke width 0.

Switch your colors.

Type: Vampire Feeding.

Place the text upper right.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 2 - Opacity 80 - Blur 2 - color black.

Layers - Duplicate.

Activate the original layer.

Effects - Distortion effects - Wind - Left - 100.

Step 8

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 9

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

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 30 pixels - foreground color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Effects - Texture effects - Blinds - background color - with these settings:

Repeat Blinds, but Horizontal NOT checked.

Selections - Select none.

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

Step 10

Open tube 'Leny-hallo26'.

Copy the pool of blood.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it under the mouth of the vampire - see main image.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 11

Set your foreground color to #6e0a16.

Activate your Brush tool - find brush 'Search + Round 10.

Paint the teeth of the vampire red (left mouse button).

The size you have to work with, you have to arrange your self.

I used the Size never exceeds 10 and 4 for the points.

Edit - Copy.

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

Step 12

Back to PSP.

Activate Distortion effects - activate Mesh warp - with these settings:

Pull with your left mouse button on the red upper teeth - see image below:

Edit - Copy.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Step 13

Back to PSP.

Pull the red edges a bit further down.

Don't touch the pool of blood.

Open tube 'Leny-hallo19'.

Copy the blood drop.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 50% - All layers not checked.

Place it under the red streaks.

Step 14

Layers - Duplicate.

Place the copy of the blood drop under the other streak.

Of course you can also place a drop under the other teeth.

Edit - Copy merged.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Step 15

Edit - Select all.

Animation - Frame properties: 30.

Step 16

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 September 5, 2019

 

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