Watching over my Ancestors

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:

Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Texture - Marble

Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Buttons & Frames

You can download the plugins

Place or install the plugins into your Plugin folder.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 1 color label - 7 tubes - 1 brush - 1 animation.

Export the brush in PSP to your Brush folder.

 

The tubes are by Leny, Marcio, Raz and Suzan M.

Thank you so much for your beautiful tubes.

 

Step 1

Open the tubes in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #422a2a.

Set your background color to #000000.

Open a transparent image of 700 x 525 pixels.

Flood fill your image with color #808080.

Step 2

Copy tube 'Leny-hallo30'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it on the right side, a little over the edge - see main image.

Step 3

Copy tube 'Leny-hallo33'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the woman with her arm against the pillar.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Step 4

Activate your top layer.

Copy tube 'Leny-hallo35'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place this tube totaly to the left.

The top part is outside your crea - see main image.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Step 5

Activate your background layer.

Copy tube 'Leny-hallo34'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 80% - All layers not checked.

Place the tube behind the woman near the pillar, the candle right under the woman must still be visible.

Step 6

Activate your background layer.

Copy tube 'raz2005'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the moon a little up and a little to the left.

Layers - Duplicate.

Make sure that the moon of the copy is behind the pillar.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Step 7

Activate your Selection tool - Oval.

Layers - New raster layer.

Circle the moon - see image below:

Copy tube 'UNTITL~186 Misted Suzan M'.

Back to your working image.

Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

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

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 40.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Step 8

Activate your top layer.

Copy tube 'mc2970'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 75% - All layers not checked - repeat 1x.

Image - Mirror.

Place the tube over the grave where the woman is, make sure that the candle remains visible.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 54.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 10 - Opacity 100 - Blur 8 - color white.

Step 9

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate your Brush tool - find brush 'Leny-watchingover'.

Stamp 2x upper left with your background color.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

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

Step 10

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 11

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - background color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 3 pixels - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - background color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 60 pixels - foreground color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5: Texture - Marble - set settings to Fractured - red - see image below:

Adjust - Hue and saturation - Colorize: 255 - 57.

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Buttons & Frames - Glass Frame 2 - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 12

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - background color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 3 pixels - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - background color.

Step 13

Edit - Copy.

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

Click 1x Ctrl+C - click now 3x Ctrl+L.

You now have 4 frames.

Click in frame - Edit - Select all.

Step 14

Open animation 'candle_klein' in AS.

Click in frame - Edit - Select all.

Animation - Resize animation - 75%.

Edit - Copy.

Step 15

Back to your main animation.

Edit - Paste - Into selected frame.

Place the flame on the candle.

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

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 1, 2019

 

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