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Daty, ich habe keine Worte des Dankes, dass meine Dankbarkeit für deine großzügige Angebot übereinstimmen, das du mir al deine Tutorials und Stationery's gegeben hast, vielen lieben Dank.

Daty, there are no words that can express my gratitude for your generous offer that you gave me all your stationery and tutorials, with lots of love, Zial.

This tutorial was made in PSP X2, but can also be made in the other versions.

 

Here you can download the original materials.

It contains: 1 working image with Alpha selections - 5 tubes - 1 image - 1 mask.

Angie and Ann, thank you so much for your beautiful tubes.

 

For this tutorial you need Animation Shop (AS) and

the following plugin:

Alien Skin Xenofex 2 (for the animation) - Constellation.

You can download the plugin Here.

If you have placed everything in it's folder, you can start :-)

 

Step 1

Set your foreground color to #e65314.

Set your background color to #851102.

Or choose two colors.

Open tube "Arbeitsbild_Universe".

Flood fill your image with your background color.

Step 2

Copy image "JHanna_113 bground".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Change the Blend mode of this layer to Hard light.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 47.

Step 3

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selection from Alpha channel - load selection "auswahl #1.

Flood fill the selection with your background color.

Selections - Select none.

Set your foreground to gradient "Linear" - Repeats 1 - Angle does not matter, because the more you change, the better it looks, but soon you notice what I mean :-).

Step 4

Activate your Magic wand - Tolerance and Feather 0.

Click in the dark area - flood fill with your gradient.

Selections - Select none.

Click again a dark area.

This again flood fill with you (angle adjustment) gradient.

Selections - Select none.

If you often change the gradient, then it looks like the picture below:

Step 5

Layers - Load/save mask - Load mask from disk - load mask "Maske 20 ~ 20" - with these settings:

Layers Merge - Merge group.

Repeat this mask 2x - merge group also 2x.

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow - foreground color - with these settings:

Step 6

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selection from Alpha channel - load selection "auswahl #2.

Flood fill the selection with your foreground color.

Selections - Select none.

Effects - Texture effects - Blinds - with these settings:

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 30.

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance.

Step 7

Layers - New raster layer.

Effects - Artistic effects - Balls and Bubbles - tab Form - with these settings:

at Exposure:

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Flip.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Layers - Load/save mask - Load mask from disk - load mask "Maske 20 ~ 20" - same settings - repeat 1x.

Layers - Merge - Merge group - repeat 1x.

Step 8

Copy tube "@nn_300808_photos_halfface_tdstudio".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place her on the below left edge - erase her face!

Change the Blend mode of this layer to Soft light.

Step 9

Copy tube "T2009_angie090".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place her left against the edge - see image below:

Image - Resize - 95% - All layers not checked.

Erase carefully the Shadow that disturbe you down and on the right.

Step 10

Copy tube "Doodle1".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

(If you want to animate, name this layer Doodle.)

Image - Resize - 20% - All layers not checked.

Image - Flip.

Change the Blend mode of this layer to Overlay.

Layers - Duplicate - Place it as you like.

(Merge the Doodle layers down.)

Step 11

Copy tube "bg".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Burn.

Layers - Duplicate.

Image - Mirror - Image - Flip.

Type your text, the best you use two different fonts.

Place them as shown below:

Step 12

Copy tube "Rahmen".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Change the Blend mode of this layer to Soft light.

Layers - Duplicate - repeat 3x.

Step 13

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 4 pixels.

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

Selections - Select none.

Step 14

Add your watermark or name.

If you don't want to make the animation, save your crea as a jpg file and you're done!

I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)

 

Part 2

Animation

Step 15

Activate your Doodle layer.

Layers - Duplicate - repeat 2x.

Activate the top doodle layer - close the both other layers.

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

Save as picture 1.jpg in a folder of your choice.

Close this layer.

Step 16

Open and activate the middle doodle layer.

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

Save as picture 2. jpg.

Close this layer.

Step 17

Open and activate the bottom doodle layer.

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

Save as picture 3. jpg.

Step 18

Open Animatie shop.

File - Wizard animation.

Click Next until you see screen below.

Enter number 10:

Click Next until you see screen below:

Click Add image - go to the folder where you saved your 3 images.

Click Add Image to all three images are in your screen (starting with nr. 1) - see image below:

Click Next - click Finish and your animation appears on your screen.

Step 19

View - Animation.

You now can see how your animation looks.

If you are satisfied with the results,

save your creation as a gif file and you're done!

I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)

 

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Translated by Zial on November 29, 2011

© by Daty