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Materials here

Filter - FM Tile Tools here

 

Thanks to the creators of the tubes

Leave names and watermarks intact from their creators 

 

 

Let's start

 

1/  Turn in your materials palette your foreground color to  #48913d and background color to #b6bdce

Make a gradient - linear - with the following institutions

2/ Open a transparent image of  500 x 500 pixels and fill with the gradient

Adjust - blur- gaussian blur - radius 10

Effects - texture effects - texture - canvas fine -

with the following institutions

 

3/ Activate and copy - raz2005_Misted_BarnInTheFall_Ba_ - paste as  new layer on your image - move a bit to the bottom

Effects- plugins - FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss -

with the following institutions

 

4/ Activate and copy - chili_WindyCorner - paste as a new layer on your image

Image - mirror and place right on top


Effects- 3d effects - drop shadow - vertical and horizontal 1, opacity 60, blur 10 and color black

Duplicate this layer in your layers palette

Activate the layer underneath

Effects - distortion effects - wind - wind strength: 100 - wind direction: from right

Go to the top layer

Layers - merge - merge down

 

5/ Activate and copy - GGLeaves_004 - paste as a new layer on your image and move left

Image - resize - 85% - do not check resize all layers

Adjust - sharpness - sharpen

Effects- 3D effects- drop shadow - vertical and horizontal 3, opacity 60, blur 9 and color black

Effects - plugins - FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss - same settings as before

 

6/ Layers - new raster layer and add your watermark

Layers - merge - merge all

 

7/ Image - picture frame - Window Card 04 - with these settings

 

8/ Turn in your materials palette your background color #5e4c38 your foreground color is still green

Activate your text tool with font - JFWildWood - size of your choice -  thickness stripe 1- and  create as vector

Type Autumn and move to the bottom

Layers - convert to raster layer

Effects- 3D effects - inner bevel - with the following institutions

 

Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - same settings as before

 

9/ Activate - AUTUMN LEAVES

Activate your tool - free hand selection - with the following institutions

Selection type: from point to point - mode: add

Select one of the leaves

Edit - copy - paste as a new layer on your image

Image - resize - 80% - do not check resize all layers

Repeat this again  with another leaf but first undo the previous selection

 

10/ Layers - merge - merge all

 

11/ Activate and copy - Ro-ScarecrowSwing - paste as a new layer on your image

Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical 0, horizontal 15, opacity 60, Blur 9 and color black

 

Duplicate this layer 8 times in your layers palette

Close the eye's of the 7 top layers

 

12/ Rename the layers

The top layer is now number 1 the second layer 2 the third layer 3 etc

13/ Activate layer 8 in the layer palette

Image - resize - 95% - do not check resize all layers

Activate your mover tool and move the scarecrow upwards

The black wire of the swing should be against the white edge

 

Use the red nose as the center

View - rulers - check

This helps ensure that the scarecrow is always in the right place

14/ Activate - layer 7 in your layer palette - reopen the eye

Image - resize - 90% - do not check resize all layers

Move these also against the white edge

 

15/ Activate - layer 6 in your layer palette - reopen the eye

Image - resize - 85% - do not check resize all layers

Move against the white edge

 

16/ Activate - layer 5 - reopen the eye

Image - resize - 80% - etc

Move against the white edge

 

17/ Activate - layer 4 - reopen the eye

Image - resize - 75% - etc

Move against the white edge

 

18/ Activate - layer 3 - reopen the eye - Image - resize - 70%

Move against the white edge

 

19/ Activate - layer 2 - reopen the eye - Image - resize - 65%

Move against the white edge

 

 

20/ Activate - layer 1 - reopen the eye - Image - resize - 60%

Move against the white edge

Now you should have something like this 

21/ Close the eye's of all the layers except the background layer and layer 9

Edit  - copy merged

 

Open Animation Shop

Edit - paste as new animation

 

Back to PSP

Close the eye of layer 9 and open the eye of layer 8

The background layer stays always open

Edit  - copy merged

 

Back to Animation Shop

Edit  - paste after active frame

 

Back to PSP

Close the eye of layer 8 and open the eye of layer 7

Edit  - copy merged

 

Back to Animation Shop

Edit  - paste after active frame

 

Repeat this step further with the remaining 6 layers

 

In Animation Shop

If everything went well you have this

Edit - select all

Edit - copy

Select in your frames - frame 9

Edit  - paste after active frame

Animation  - reverse frames

Then you have this

Animation - frame properties -  10

View - Animation

File - save as GIF

 

 

This tut is done

 

This tut is tested by Martine, Shanna and Kaatje

Thanks ladies

Written on September 7-2010

 

©MarinetteP

 

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