the universe

Thanks to Dennis for his cooperation in translating and testing this tutorial

 

Materials and plugins & Bkg Kaleidoscope / & <Sand Flowers Special ° v °> you can find here

Other filters / FM Tile Tools / Unlimited 2.0 / Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 impact /  Graphics Plus / you can find here

Plugins &Bkg Kaleidoscope / &< Sandflowers Special °v° imported in Unlimited 2.0

 

Thanks to the creators of the tubes.

 Leave names and watermarks intact from their creators

 

Here we go

 

1) Open the image / universum1 / duplicate this by clicking on shift d keys on your keyboard

 Close the original

 

2) With the duplicated image we can continue

Image / Resize 80% / Resize all layers checked

Effects / Plugins / FM Tile Tools / Blend Emboss (with these settings)

3) Layer Palette / Duplicate 

Image / Resize 80% / Resize all layers not checked

Effects / Plugins / Unlimited 2.0 / &Bkg Kaleidoscope / Cake Mix / Ghosting 169

4) Selections / Load/Save Selection / Load Selection from Disk / The universe (with these settings)

Selections / Modify / Expand 1 pixels

Press the delete key on your keyboard

Selections / Select None

Activate your Magic Wand (with these settings)

Select the White Area with the Magic Wand

Press the delete key on your keyboard

Selections / Select None

Effects / Plugins / Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact / Perspective Shadow (with these settings)

Perspective Shadow / Drop Shadow, High

5) Activate the bottom layer in your layer palette

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

Effects / Plugins /&< Sandflowers Special °v°> / Color Switcher (default settings)

 

6) Activate the top layer in your layers palette

Activate and Copy / SKF_Planets215 [1] [1] .07 / Paste as new layer on your image

Image / Resize 50% / Resize all layers not checked and place in the bottom left rectangle

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical/Horizontal 10 / Opacity 50 / Blur 5 and color black

Set the Blend Mode of this Layer to Luminance(o)

 

7) Activate and Copy / LexHa_LadyBird_April2012 / Paste as new layer on your image

Image / Resize 40% / Resize all layers not checked

Place in the top right rectangle

Set the Blend Mode of this Layer to Hard Light

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow (same settings)

 

8) Activate and Copy / Space Shuttle_MP_09_2012  / Paste as new layer on your image

place in the bottom right rectangle

Duplicate this layer in your layer palette

Activate the original shuttle layer in your layer palette

Effects / Distortion Effects / Wind (with these settings)

Activate the top layer in your layer palette

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow (same settings as before)

 

9) Activate and Copy / Wordart_The Universe_MP_2012 / Paste as new

layer on your image and place in the top left rectangle

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow (same settings)   

 

10) Activate the bottom layer in your layer palette

Activate and Copy / Earth / Paste as new layer on your image

It’s in the correct position

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal 5 / Opacity 50 / Blur 5 and color black

Repeat the Drop Shadow but with Vertical and Horizontal -5

 

11) Layers / New Raster Layer and add your name and or watermark

 

12) Close the eye of the bottom layer in your layer palette

Activate the top layer in your layer palette

Layers / Merge / Merge Visible

 

13) Activate the bottom layer in your layer palette and open the eye 

Edit / Copy

Image / Canvas Size (with these settings)

14) Select the Empty Border with your Magic Wand

Layers / New Raster Layer

Edit / Paste into Selection

 Effects / Plugins / Filters Unlimited 2.0 / Edges, Square / Square Edge 17

 Selections / Select None

 

15) Activate the top layer in your layer palette

Layers / Merge / Merge Down

 

16) Activate the bottom layer in your layer palette and name this layer / Universe 1

Duplicate this layer in your layer palette 3x and give each layer a different name (see example)

 

17) Activate / Universe ‘1’

Effects / Plugins / Xenofex / Constellation (with these settings)

Close the eye of this layer

 

18) Activate Layer / Universe ‘2’

Effects / Plugins / Xenofex / Constellation / same settings but press 1x on Random Seed and then OK

Close the eye of this layer

 

19) Activate Layer / Universe ‘3’

Effects / Plugins / Xenofex / Constellation / same settings but press 1x on Random Seed and then OK

Close the eye of this layer

 

20) Activate Layer / Universe ‘4’

Effects / Plugins / Xenofex / Constellation / same settings but press 1x on Random Seed and then OK

Now your Layer Palette looks like this

Layers / Raster ‘1’ and Universe ‘4’ are open

Edit / Copy Special / Copy Merged

 

21) Open Animation Shop

Edit / Paste as a New Animation

 

22) Back to PSP

Close the eye of Universe ‘4’ and open the eye of Universe ‘3’

 Edit / Copy Special / Copy Merged

 

23) Back to Animation Shop

Edit / Paste after current frame

 

24) Close the eye of Universe ‘3’ and open the eye of Universe ‘2’

 Edit / Copy Special Copy Merged

 

25) Back to Animation Shop

Edit / Paste after current frame

 

26) Close the eye of Universe ‘2’ and open the eye of Universe ‘1’

 Edit / Copy Special / Copy Merged

 

27) Back to Animation Shop

Edit / Paste after current frame

Animation / Frame Properties 50

 

28) Edit / Export as GIF

 

Finished this lesson

  

Written and conceived by MarinetteDesigns September 10, 2012

 

© MarinetteP

 

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