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This tutorial was made in PSP 8, but can also be made in the other versions.

 

I have written this Christmas lesson for Carin.

She is listowner of the group CarMa _erotic-PSP_lessons.

An amazing group with beautiful lessons.

She does so much for the group that there had to be a lesson named in her honor.

Carin thank you so much for all you do for the group.

 

For this lesson you need Animation Shop (AS).

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 3 tubes - 1 selection - 1 texture - 1 animation - 1 font.

Place the selection in your Selection folder.

Place the texture in your Texture folder.

Open the font and minimize it.

 

The tubes are by A-Dozi, Hollyoooh and Yokalicious Designs.

Thank you so much for the beautiful tubes.

 

Step 1

Open the tubes in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #e5e7da (or at your choice).

Set your background color to #a8bcc3 (or at your choice).

Set your background also to texture 'lace' - Angle 0 - Scale 200.

Open a transparent image of 750 x 500 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your foreground color.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your lace texture.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selection from disk - load selection 'carinkerstles1_MBR' - with these settings:

Step 3

Copy tube 'MistedWinter2!Holly000h!2007'.

Back to your working image - paste into the selection.

DON'T DESELECT!

Effects - 3D effects - Chisel - with these settings:

DON'T DESELECT!

Step 4

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with white (#ffffff).

Selections - Modify - Select selection borders - with these settings:

Press Delete.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 71.

Selections - Select none.

Step 5

Activate your tube layer.

Activate your Soften brush - Sharpen - see image below:

With these settings:

Go here and there over the twigs to make them a little sharpen, see for yourself what you like.

Step 6

Activate your top layer.

Open tube 'a-dozi's-battenburg-02'.

Image - Resize - Height 250 pixels.

Adjust - Sharpen - Unsharp mask: 1 - 64 - 4.

Edit - Copy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Rotate - Free rotate - Right - 90 - nothing checked.

Place it in the upper left corner.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Flip.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Luminance.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 4 - Opacity 40 - Blur 20 - color #556a71.

Step 7

Copy tube 'Yoka-Kerst2008-snowmen'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Mirror.

Place it in the lower left corner.

Just over the edge, so you can't see straight the edge anymore.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Step 8

Activate your top layer.

Activate your Text tool - font FrancineHmk - Size 48 - Made as Vector - with these settings:

Close your foreground color.

Type your text.

Layers - Convert to raster layer.

Image - Rotate - Free rotate - Left - 15 - nothing checked.

Place the text upper left.

Step 9

Selections - select all.

Selections - Float - Selections - De-float.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

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

DON'T DESELECT!

Layers - New raster layer.

Effects - 3D effects - Cutout - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Step 10

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Flood fill the selection with your background color.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 pixel.

Flood fill the selection with your foreground color.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 3 pixels.

Flood fill the selection with your background color.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 pixel.

Press Delete.

Selections - Select none.

Step 11

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Convert to raster layer.

Step 12

Close the 4 bottom layers.

Activate one of the other layers.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Close this merged layer.

Step 13

Activate your bottom layer.

Edit - Copy.

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

Click 1x Ctrl+C - click now 19x Ctrl+L.

You now have 20 frames.

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all.

Step 14

Open animation 'sneeuwfijn' in AS.

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all - Edit - Copy.

Step 15

Back to your main animation.

Edit - Paste - Into selected frame.

Make sure you place it in the middle of the oval, not on the edge.

Step 16

Activate animation 'sneeuwfijn' again.

Animation - Resize animation - 2x with 80%.

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all - Edit - Copy.

Step 17

Back to your main animation.

Edit - Paste - Into selected frame.

I resized the animation again 2x with 80%.

Back to your main animation.

Edit - Paste - Into selected frame.

Step 18

If you're ready with the snow - go back to PSP.

Copy the other merged layer.

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

Click 1x Ctrl+C - click now 19x Ctrl+L.

You now have 20 frames.

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all - Edit - Copy.

Step 19

Back to your main animation.

Make sure all layers are still selected.

Edit - Paste - Into selected frame.

Make sure the border is every where on the right place.

Step 20

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 September 7, 2014

 

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