Up and Down

Michèle, merci beaucoup pour votre permission de traduire vos leçon.

Thank you Michèle for your permission to translate your beautiful tutorial.

 

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Some knowledge of PSP is recommended.

 

For this tutorial you need Animation Shop (AS)

and the following plugin:

Penta.com - Color Dot and Dot and Cross

You can download the plugins

 

Place or install the plugins into your Plugin folder.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 3 tubes - 1 picture - 1 selection - 2 masks.

Place the selection in your Selection folder.

Place the masks in your Mask folder.

 

Thank you so much for your beautiful tubes.

 

The tubes are unknown to me.

If they are yours, please let me know so I can give you the proper credit.

 

Stap 1

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

Set your foreground color to #e6cccb.

Set your background color to #4e4256.

Open the picture - this is your working image.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your background color.

Layers - Load/save mask - Load mask from disk - load mask 'Mark16b' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Effects - Distortion effects - Polar coordinates - with these settings:

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

Step 3

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selection from disk - load selection 'upanddownselection1' - with these settings:

Flood fill the selection with your background color.

Effects - 3D effects - Inner bevel - same settings as before.

Selections - Select none.

Layers - Duplicate.

Move the duplicated layer down - see image below:

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Activate your Distortion tool and pul the both end until the edge - see image below:

Step 4

 Activate your bottom layer (the scenery).

Layers - Load/save mask - Load mask from disk - load mask 'hh1mask' - same settings as before.

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 1 - Opacity 100 - Blur 2 - color black.

Step 5

Layers - New raster layer.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Set your foreground color to #e6cccb.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Linear' - Angle 45 - Repeats 3 - Invert checked.

Flood fill your layer with this gradient.

Effects - Plugins - Penta.com - Dot and Cross - default settings (72 - 10 - 2).

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

Step 6

 Copy tube 'oisillon sur branche'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the bird on the left side of your crea.

 Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 7

 Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 20 pixels - foreground color.

Select this border with your Magic wand - Tolerance and Feather 0 - Continue checked.

Flood fill the selection with your gradient.

Effects - Plugins - Penta.com - Color Dot - default settings (90 - 2 - 255 - 255 - 255).

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert 4 - Hor 12 - Opacity 50 - Blur 5 - color black.

Repeat with Vert to -4 (minus 4) and Hor to -12 (minus 12).

Selections - Select none.

Step 8

 Copy tube 'oisillon'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place the bird on the first arch - see image below:

Edit - Copy merged.

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

Step 9

Back to PSP.

Place the bird a little more to the left, on de second arch or at your choice.

Edit - Copy merged.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Repeat this step until the bird is at the left bird or as much as you want him to move.

Step 10

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all.

Animation - Frame properties - 100.

I had 10 frames and set frame 5 to 150.

Step 11

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 Michèle

 

This lesson was written by Michèle.

This lesson is and remains the property of Michèle.

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 December 31, 2016

 

 

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