Winterliche Impressionen

This lesson was made in PSP 9, but can also be made in the other versions.

Thank you for your permission to translate this lesson into English, Daty.

You can find the original lesson Here.

Here you can see how a stationery works.

What you need for this lesson:

Plugin Mura's Meister  Hier
 

* art_gold.jpg patroon

* font ChaseCallasSH.TTF

* tubes

Thank you very much SWD for the Accessories!

 

Have fun!

 

1   Set your foreground to #E5C3B9 - your background to #9D90A0.

2   Open the tube swdwinterwoods - Duplicate (shift+D).

3   Layers - New raster layer.

     place this layer under your tubelayer.

     Flood fill this layer with your foreground color and after that on the

     same layer flood fill with your background layer.

4   Effects - Plugins - Mura's Meister - Cloud - with these settings:

5   Merge visible and minimize.

6   Open a new transparant image of 600 x 450 -

     flood fill with your foreground color and with your background color.

7   Repeat Mura's Meister - Cloud - see stap 4.

8   Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - with these settings:

9   Layers - New raster layer.

10 Activate your selection tool - Custom selection - with these settings:

11 Flood fill with your foreground color.

12 Activate your selection tool - Custom selection - with these settings:

13 Flood fill with your foreground color.

14 Selections - Select none.

     Click with your Magic wand in both pink areas.

15 Layers - New raster layer.

     Copy your image - Past into the selection

     (it will not fit, but that comes later).

16 Layers - New raster layer - flood fill with your art_gold pattern.
 
17 Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels -
     flood fill with your background color.
 
18 Selections - Modify - Contract - 5 pixels -
     flood fill with your art_gold pattern.
 
19 Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels - hit your delete button.
 
20 Effects - 3D-Effects - Cutout: vert and hor 0 - opacity 100 - blur 23 - black.
 
21 Selections - Select none.
     Move your image a little, so that  fits in the window -
     see example above the lesson.
 
22 Activate your Selection tool - draw a rectangle around the window.
     Selection - Invert - click on delete, so that's what outsite the window is gone.
 
23 Activate the image layer.
 
24 Copy - Edit - Cut.
     Past as a new layer and move it under the window.
 
25 Close the background layer - activate one of the other layers - Merge visible.
 
26 Effects - 3D-Effects - Drop shadow:
     vert and hor 2 - opacity 50 - blur 10 - black.
 
27 Layers - New raster layer.
 
28 Activate your selection tool - Custom selection - with these settings:

29 Flood fill with your foreground color.

30 Layers - New raster layer.

     Copy your image - past into the selection.

31 Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - 5.

32 Adjust - Blur - Motion blur - 90 - 100.

33 Layers - New raster layer - flood fill with the art_gold patroon.

34 Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

     Flood fill with your background color.

35 Selections - Modify - Contract - 5 pixels - flood fill with your art_gold pattern.

36 Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels - hit your delete button.
 
37 Effects - 3D-Effects - Cutout: vert and hor 0 - opacity 100 - blur 10 - black.
 
38 Selections - Select none.
     Remove carefully the top edge and with your deformation tool 
     pull it to the left and to the right - see example above the lesson.
 
39 Close the 2 bottom layers - activate one of the other layers - merge visible.
 
40 Layers - New raster layer.
 
41 Activate your selection tool - Custom selection - with these settings:

42 Flood fill with your foreground color.

43 Repeat the staps 30 until 39, but now remove the bottom edge.

44 Copy the tube aufhaenger - past as a new layer.

45 Duplicate them 3x - place them as image above the lesson.

46 Copy the tube Blumen - Past as a new layer.

47 Set your foreground to the gold pattern - your background to your dark color.

48 Activate your Text tool - font ChaseCallasSH:

     size 36 - stroke width 0,5 - type your text.

49 Give it a Drop shadow of your choise.

50 Copy the tube Stern - Past as a new layer - place it were you like.

51 Add your watermark or name.

52 Merge all (Flatten).

 

If you want an Animation:

Close all layers except the window

and the background - activate your bg layer - merge visible - close this layer.

Activate one of the other layers - merge the top and bottom along with the text visible.

Activate the merged bg layer - duplicate 4x - rename them

1 through 5 - close all layers except layer 1 - make sure layer 1 is activated.

For the small window (the first): Selection - Custom selection:

Copy the first layer of sneeuw 1e raam - past into the selection - close this layer - open and activate layer

2.

Copy the second layer of sneeuw 1e raam - past into the selection - close this layer - open and activate layer 3.

Do this until you have done all five layers.

Close all the layers - open and activate layer 1.

For the larger window: selection - Custom selection:

Repeat the steps you did for the smaller window.

If you have done all:

Close the layers 2 - 3 - 4 and 5.

Activate your top layer (the edge with the text) and stay on it.

Edit - Copy merged.

AS:

Past as a new animation.

PSP:

Close layer 1 open layer 2.

Edit - Copy merged.

AS:

Past after current frame.

PSP:

Close layer 2 open layer 3.

Edit - Copy merged.

AS:

Past after current frame.

PSP:

Close layer 3 open layer 4.

Edit - Copy merged.

AS:

Past after current frame.

PSP:

Close layer 4 open layer 5.

Edit - Copy merged.

AS:

Past after current frame.

Animation - Frame properties - 25.

Save as a gif file.

Translated by Zial on November 14, 2010