dreaming of a white christmas

Thanks to Dennis for his cooperation in translating this tutorial

 

 

Materials can be found  here

Filters / Unlimited 2.0 / Cybia / Alien Skin / Eye Candy 5 Impact / dsb flux / Graphics Plus can be found here

 

Save the Selection: Christmas Selection / in your file folder PSP Selections

Save the snowflakes in a folder so that you can find it quickly

Open your tubes and Image Winter_Flowers1 in PSP and minimize

 

 

We will begin  

 

1/ Activate the Image / Winter _ Flowers1

 

Duplicate it by pressing the Shift and the d key on your keyboard

Close the original as we will continue with the duplicated

 

2/ Adjust / Blur / Gaussian Blur / Radius 10

Effects / Plugins / Unlimited 2.0 / <BKg & Designer sf10III> / SpyroZag (with these settings)

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3/ Effects / Image Effects / Seamless Tiling (with these settings)

4/ Activate / sneeuwlandschap (snow landscape)

Edit / Copy / Paste as a New Layer on your Image

Move to the Right

 

5/ Activate / Brug (Bridge)

Edit / Copy / Paste as a New Layer on your Image

Image / Resize 90% / Resize all Layers not checked

Set the Opacity of this Layer in your Layer Palette to 80

 

6/ Activate / Snowy Branches

Edit / Copy / Paste as a new Layer on your Image and place to the Left

                                         Layers / Merge / Merge All                             

 

So now your Image looks like this

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7/ Layers / New Raster Layer

Selections / Load/Save Selection / Load Selection from Disk / Christmas Selection (with these settings)

8/ Activate / Winter - Flowers 1

Edit / Copy / Paste into Selection

Selections / Select None

Adjust / Blur / Gaussian Blur (same settings as before)

 

9/ Effects / Plugins / Cybia / Screen Works / Point Array / Mode 0

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10/ Effects / 3D Effects / Inner Bevel (with these settings)

In your Layers Palette set the Opacity of this Layer to 65%

Duplicate this Layer in your Layers Palette

Image / Flip

Layers / Merge / Merge All

Layers / Background Layer

 

11/ Effects / Plugins / Unlimited 2.0 / Edges Square / Square Edge 12

 

12/ Activate / Lady1_20.11.2012

Edit / Copy / Paste as a new Layer on your Image

Image / Resize 60% / Resize all Layers not checked (move to the right)

Activate / Selection Tool / Selection type Rectangle

Notice that the Layer of Lady1_20.11.2012 is selected in the Layer Palette

Select an area of ​​the hand (see my example)

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Press the delete key on your keyboard

 

13/ Activate / White Kerstboom_MarinetteDesigns_2013 (Christmas Tree)

Edit / Paste as a New Layer on Image

Place to the bottom Left

 

14/ In your Materials Palette change the Background color to white and Lock the Foreground color

Activate Text Tool / Font Vivaldi / size of your choice / make as vector

Type / Dreaming of a ........

Layers / Convert to Raster Layer

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal 1 / Opacity 80 / Blur100 / color black

Place on the bar to the Left

 

15/ Activate Text Tool with the same font / size of your choice (I've used a little larger) make as vector

 Type / White Christmas

Layers / Convert to a Raster Layer

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal 3 / Opacity 40 / Blur 10 / color black

 

16/ Layers / New Raster Layer and add your name and or watermark

 

17/ Close the eye of the bottom Layer in your Layers Palette

 

18/ Activate the top Layer in your Layers Palette

Layers / Merge / Merge Visible

 

19/ Open the eye of the bottom Layer in the Layers Palette and keep it active

Effects / Plugins / Alien Skin / Eye Candy 5 Impact / Gradient Glow (with these settings)


 

Effects / 3D Effects/Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal (with these settings)

 

20/ Image / Canvas Size (with these settings)

In your Materials Palette set your Foreground color to #82a1da and the Background color to white and make a Linear Gradient (with these settings) http://www.marinettedesings.be/dreaming_of_a_white_christmas_bestanden/image011.gif

 

21/ Layers / New Raster Layer and Flood Fill with the Gradient

Effects / Plugins / dsb flux / Linear Transmission (with these settings)

http://www.marinettedesings.be/dreaming_of_a_white_christmas_bestanden/image013.jpg

Effects / Plugins / Graphics Plus / Cross Shadow (with these settings)

http://www.marinettedesings.be/dreaming_of_a_white_christmas_bestanden/image014.jpg

Effects / Reflection Effects / Kaleidoscope (with these settings)

Layers / Arrange / Send to Bottom

 

22/ Activate the second Layer in the Layers Palette  

Layers / Merge / Merge Down

23/ Lower Layer is Active

Edit / Copy

 

Open Animation Shop

 

24/ Edit / Paste as a New Animation

Click 2x on the Paste after current

 

Then you have this

Edit / Select All

 

25/ Back to PSP

Activate the top Layer in your Layers Palette (Merged Layer)

Edit / Copy

 

26/ Back to Animation Shop

Edit / Paste as New Animation

Click 2x on current

 

 Edit / Select All

 

27/ Open File and look in your folder / snowflakes

Activate frame 2 and hold your Ctrl key and select Frame 3 and 4

Now drag the snowflakes frame 2 on your first picture (bridge, trees ...) (see my example) 

28/ Now drag the first frame of your second Image (Merged) to the first frame of your Image

Picture / Animation

Now you can see the animation of your Image

 

File / Save as a gif file

 

 

Thanks to the creators of the tubes

Leave names and watermarks of the creators intact  

The woman tube / tubed by Silvie

The white Christmas tree and background come from the internet, the snowflake I made myself

  

 

 This lesson was conceived and written by MarinetteDesigns on 9 December 2013

 

 

  MarinetteP

 

 

 

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