Magic of winter

Daty, herzlichen Dank für dein Erlaubnis, dass ich deine Tutorial übersetzen darf.

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

Here you can see how a Stationery looks like.

 

 

Click on the flowerpin and take it with your, so you know where your are :-)

Here you can download the materials.

There is in: Mask, Texture, Working image with Alpha selection and Tubes.

You can download the plugins Xero and FM Tile Tools here.

 

Suzi Sgai, Kara, Tamina en Colombe, thank you very much for the tubes.

 

Set everything in it's folder and open the tubes in PSP.

Copy the tubes - close the originals.

If you have everything, you can start :-)

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1. Choose a foreground color and a background color from your tube.

(my foreground color is #98a5b1 - my background color is #e9f0ff)

Open the tube Magicofwinter_Arbeitsbild.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selections from Alpha channel - Selection 1 - click Load.

Flood fill the selection with your foreground color.

Don't deselect!

2. Copy the tube "SS_791_Misted".

Past as a new layer on your working image.

Selections - Invert - click on your delete button.

Selections - Invert.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 15 - Blend mode to Luminance (L).

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

3. Layers - New raster layer.

Set your background to  Texture Background-020 - with these settings:

Flood fill this layer with the Texture.

Effects - Edge effects - Enhance.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 50 - select none.

4. Copy the tube "rain".

Past as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 40% - All layers NOT checked.

(if you want the rain go slanting: Image - Rotate - Free rotate - Left - 40)

Set the Opacity of this layer to 40.

Effects - Plugins - Xero - Clarity - with these settings:

Image - Rotate - Free rotate - with these settings:

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selections from Alpha channel - Selection 1 - click Load.

Selections - Invert - click on your delete button - select none.

5. Layers - New raster layer.

Set your background to gradient (Texture NOT checked) - with these settings:

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selections from Alpha channel - Selection 2.

Flood fill with your foreground color.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Flood fill with your gradient - select none.

Layers - New raster layer.

6. Selections - Load/save selection - Load selections from Alpha channel - Selection 3.

Flood fill with your foreground color.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Flood fill with your background color.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Flood fill with your foreground color.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Flood fill with the following gradient:

7. Copy the tube "KaraT3681".

Past as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 65%.

Selections - Invert - click on your delete button.

Selections - Select none.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

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

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

8. If you don't want to make the animation, proceed to step 9.

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selections from Alpha channel - Selection 3.

Flood fill the selection with your foreground color.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 3 pixels.

Click you your delete button - select none.

Rename this layer "Ani".

9. Coy the tube "tube67_tbT_winter_etaner".

Past as a new layer on your working image.

Place it in the right corner of your background layer - see image above this lesson.

Copy the tube "models37022-tube-colombe".

Past as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 80%.

Place her on the left site.

10. Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selections from Alpha channel - Selection 1 - click Load.

Selections - Invert - flood fill with your foreground color.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 pixel.

Flood fill with your background color.

Selections - Invert.

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

Selections - Select none.

Kopieer de tube "Dat22".

Past as a new layer on your working image.

Add your watermark or name and your crea is ready to start the animation.

Animation

Activate the layer "Ani".

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

Click OK - save this image as 1.jpg in a folder of your choise, so you can easily find it back.

Edit - Undo.

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

Save as 2.jpg.

Edit - Undo.

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

Open Animation Shop.

File - Wizard Animation.

You see the following screen - click Next 3x:

Untill you arrive at this screen - enter the number 10:

Now your see the screen below.

Click Add image - Look for your 3 pictures - if all 3 are in the screen:

Click Next - click Finish.

View - Animation.

Now you can see how your crea looks like.

If you like it, click File - Save as - place it in a folder of your choise.

I hope you had fun making this tutorial :-)

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© by Daty Januar 2010

 

Translated by Zial on December 11, 2010