Witch Fire

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 plugin:

Eye Candy 4000 - Fire

You can download the plugin

Place or install the plugin into your Plugin folder.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 1 color label - 3 tubes.

 

The tubes are by Leny.

Thank you so much for your beautiful tubes.

 

Step 1

Open the tubes in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #513b8e.

Set your background color to #2a2a63.

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

Open a transparent image of 500 x 400 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your foreground color.

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your gradient.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 22.

Step 2

Copy tube 'Leny-hallo4'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place him in the upper left corner.

Step 3

Copy tube 'Leny-hallo5'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Move her a little up - see main image.

Step 4

Copy tube 'Leny-hallo6'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the tube upper right.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 82.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Adjust - Sharpness - Unsharp mask: 2 - 60 - 2.

Step 5

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Don't place it at the bottom, because it burns.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 6

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 10 pixels - color yellow.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

Selections - Invert.

Effects - 3D effects - Cutout:

Vert and Hor 0 - Opacity 100 - Blur 10 - color black.

Selections - Select none.

Step 7

Find a nice font and place the word 'Halloween' in you text.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 2 - Opacity 100 - Blur 2 - color white.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 8

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 10 pixels.

Layers - Duplicate - repeat 1x.

You now have 3 layers.

Close the 2 top layers.

Step 9

Activate the bottom layer.

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 4000 - Fire - set settings to Wild Flames - with these settings:

Close this layer.

Step 10

Open and activate the middle layer.

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 4000 - Fire - same settings, but set Random Seed to 350.

Close this layer.

Step 11

Open and activate the top layer.

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 4000 - Fire - same settings, but set Random Seed to 400.

Open all layer.

Selections - Select none.

Step 12

Activate your bottom layer.

Edit - Copy.

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

Step 13

Back to PSP.

Open and activate the middle layer.

Edit - Copy.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Step 14

Back to PSP.

Open and activate the top layer.

Edit - Copy.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Step 15

In AS: Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all.

Animation - Frame properties: 20.

If you find it too fast, enter a higher number.

The higher the number, the slower the animation.

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 18, 2019

 

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