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This tutorial was made in PSP X, but can also be made in the other versions.

 

For this lesson you need Animation Shop (AS)

and the following plugins:

Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Constellation

FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss

MuRa's Meister - Clouds

Texture - Texturizer

Xero - Mistifier

You can download the plugins

Install the plugins you didn't have.

If you have installed plugins, you have to restart PSP.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 1 tube - 1 picture - 2 fonts.

Open the fonts and minimize them.

 

The tube is by Mtm.

Thank you for the beautiful tube.

 

Please don't remove the watermark.

The Copyright belongs to the original artist.

Let the credit to the maker.

 

Take a nice cup of tea or coffee so you can relax started.

Do you have everything?

Oké, you can start now -:)

 

Step 1

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

Set your foreground color to #7c7c7c (or at your choice).

Set your background color to #eeeeee (or at your choice).

Open a transparent image of 500 x 400 pixels.

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Cloud - press 'Reset colors' 1x - press OK.

Effects - Plugins - Texture - Texturizer - Sandstone - with these settings:

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Copy image 'landschap' - Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Hard light.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 48.

Step 3

Image - Add borders - 1 pixel - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - background color.

Image - Add borders - 4 pixels - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - background color.

Image - Add borders - 1 pixel - foreground color.

Layers - Convert background to layer.

Image - Canvas size - with these settings:

Step 4

Layers - New raster layer.

Layers - Arrange - Send to bottom.

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Meister - Cloud - press 'Reset colors' 1x - press OK.

Effects - Plugins - Texture - Texturizer - Sandstone - same settings as before.

Step 5

Activate your top layer.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 4 - Opacity 50 - Blur 10 - black.

Effects - Ilumination effects - Sunburst - foreground color - with these settings:

Step 6

Activate your Text tool - font BUTTD___ (in PSP it is Butterfly_demo) - with these settings:

Close your foreground color.

Type your text.

Place it on top of your crea, or as you like.

Layers - Convert to raster layer.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

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

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Soft light.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 85.

Effects - Plugins - FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss - default settings.

Step 7

Copy tube 'Mtm_Grijs 21-small-The revival -@ Zindy.Zone-25 April 2007'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 90% - All layers not checked.

Place her right below.

Effects - Plugins - Xero - Mistifier - default settings.

Activate your top layer.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 4 - Opacity 50 - Blur 10 - black.

Step 8

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 9

Image - Add borders - 1 pixel - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - background color.

Image - Add borders - 4 pixels - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - background color.

Image - Add borders - 1 pixel - foreground color.

Step 10

Activate your Text tool - font Butterfl (in PSP it is butterflips) - with these settings:

Close your foreground color.

Type the letter 'e' (no capital).

Of course you can use an other butterfly, but I used the e.

You can turn the butterfly if you want.

If you are satisfied:

Layers - Convert to raster layer.

Step 11

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Float - Selections - Defloat.

Layers - Duplicate - repeat 1x.

You now have 3 selected butterflies.

Close the 2 top layers.

Activate the bottom layer.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Constellation - with these settings:

DON'T DESELECT!

Step 12

Close this layer.

Open and activate the middle layer.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Constellation - press Random Seed 1x.

Close this layer.

Open and activate the top layer.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Constellation - press Random Seed 1x.

Selections - Select none.

File - Save as - Press right below on Options - with these settings:

You only have to do this 1 time.

Once you set it up this way, it remains this way until you have to reinstall PSP.

Gif your crea a name and save it as a pspimage.

Step 13

To AS: File - Preferences - General program preferences.

Click on tab Files with layers - with these settings:

Open your just saved image in AS.

Click in frame 1 - press delete.

You now have 3 frames.

Step 14

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 tutorial :-)

 

This lesson was written by Goldielock.

This lesson is and remains the property of Goldielock.

You are not allowed to copy or distribute my lessons without my written permission.

All my lessons are self designed ... so any agreement is purely coincidental.

 

Translated by Zial on February 26, 2014

 

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