winter fun

 

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

 

Materials can be found here

 

Filters / MuRaMeister Cloud / Xero / Unlimited 2.0 / FM Tile Tools and Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact can be found here

Import the filter / __Background Designers IV_ / _Night Shadow in Unlimited 2.0 / The Filter is included in the Materials

 

Thanks to the creators of the tubes

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Leave names and watermarks intact from their creators

 

Open the tubes in PSP and minimize them

 

Here we go

Put in your Materials Palette your Foreground Color to #d4d3cc http://www.marinettedesings.be/winter_fun_bestanden/image002.gif and Background Color to #aab3bb http://www.marinettedesings.be/winter_fun_bestanden/image003.gif

Make a Linear Gradient with these settings

1/ Open a Transparent Image of 800 x 500 pixels and Flood Fill with the Gradient

Effects / Plugins / Unlimited 2.0 / &<Background Designers IV> / @Night Shadow (default settings)

2/ Activate / k@rine_ dreams _Misted_Winter_2086_Novembre_2011 / Activate / Group Raster 1

Paste as a New Layer on your Image

Pull it open slightly with the Selection Tool (k) (see my example)

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Hit the M key on your keyboard to return the Mover Tool

 

3/ Activate / 1252518498_noel (pergola) / Copy / Raster 1 / Paste as New Layer on your Image

Image / Mirror / position slightly to the right

 

4/ Activate / 1220639787_divers (tree) / Copy / Raster1 / Paste as New Layer on your Image and place left

Place the tree so that you can not see the bird

 

5/ Activate / 12283242592_divers_nikita / Copy / lampadaire2 / Paste as New Layer on your Image and place to the left

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

 

6/ Activate / 12283242592_divers_nikita (bank) / Copy / banc / Paste as New Layer on your Image

Image / Resize 90% / Resize all Layers not checked

Place in front of the Lampadaire (Lamp)

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

 

7/ Activate and Copy / Snowman1 / Paste as New Layer on your Image

Image / Resize 80% / Resize all Layers not checked

Place to the left

Layers / Arrange / Move Down / move the snowman slightly behind the bench

 

8/ Activate / 12283242592_noel_nikita (child with dogs) / Copy / calque (child with dogs) / Paste as New Layer on your Image

Place to the bottom right

 9 / Layers / Merge / Merge all Layers

Effects / Plugins / FM Tile Tools / Blend Emboss (default settings)

10/ Effects / Plugins / Xero / Porcelain (with these settings)

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11/ Image / Add Borders / 15 pixels / Background Color / symmetrical checked

Select this Border with your Magic Wand

Effects / Plugins / MuRa's Meister / Copies (with these settings)

Effects / Edge Effects / Enhance More

Keep the Selection Active

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

Selections / Select None

 

12/ Image / Add Borders / 30 pixels / Background Color / symmetrical checked

Select this Border with your Magic Wand

Effects / Plugins / Unlimited 2.0 / Photo Aging Kit / Photo Frame 02

Selections / Invert

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

Repeat the Drop Shadow but with Vertical and Horizontal -3

Selections / Select None

Select with your Magic Wand the black Border/ Be sure you have it all selected

Selections / Modify / Expand / 2 pixels

Press the delete key on your keyboard

Selections / Select None

 

13/ Image / Canvas Size (with these settings)

14/ In your Materials Palette Foreground Color to white / Background Color remains the same

Create a Linear Gradient with these settings

 

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

Effects / Plugins / Unlimited 2.0 / &<Bkg Designer sf10IV> / @Drag

Effects / Edge Effects / Enhance More and repeat 1x

Effects / Plugins / MuRa's Meister / Copies / same settings

Layers / Arrange / Send to Bottom

 

16/ Activate the top Layer in your Layer Palette

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal 3 / Opacity 40 / Blur 15 and Color black

Repeat the Drop Shadow but with Vertical and Horizontal /-3

 

17/ Layers / Merge / Merge Down

 

18/ Activate and Copy / Wordart_winter fun_Marinettedesigns / Paste as New Layer on your Image

Place in the upper right corner

 

19/ Layer / New Raster Layer and add your name and or watermark

 

20/ Layers / Merge / Merge Down

 

21/ Activate the bottom Layer in your Layers Palette (Figure)

Activate your Selection Tool / Selection type: Rectangle / Add Mode

Select the inside of your Image (see my example below)

Duplicate this Layer 2 times in your Layer Palette and give each Layer a different name (see my example)

22/ Activate the Layer named / Snow 1

Effects / Plugins / VDL Adrenaline / Snowflakes / 64 / 0 / 11 / 26 / 0

Selections / Keep Selected

Close the eye of this Layer

 

23/ Activate the Layer named / Snow 2

Effects / Plugins / VDL Adrenaline / Snowflakes (same settings)

Set Random Seed at + / 3000

Selections / Keep Selected

Close the eye of this Layer

 

 

24/ Activate the Layer named / Snow 3

Effects / Plugins / VDL Adrenaline / Snowflakes (same settings)

Set Random Seed only at + / 6000

Selections / Select None

The eye of this Layer remains open

 

25/ Activate the top Layer with your wordart and watermark / this layer stays open

 

26 / Edit / Copy Special / Copy Merged

 

27/ Open Animation Shop

Edit / Paste as New Animation

 

28 / Back to PSP

Close the eye of the Layer Snow 3 and open the eye of the Layer Snow 2

Edit / Copy Special / Copy Merged

 

29 / Back to Animation Shop

Edit / Paste After Current Frame

 

30 / Back to PSP

Close the eye of the Layer Snow 2 and open the eye of the Layer Snow 1

Edit / Copy Special / Copy Merged

 

31 / Back to Animation Shop

Edit / Paste / After Current Frame

 

32 / Animation / Frame Properties 15

 

33 / File / save as a gif. file

 

This Lesson Finished

 

This lesson was conceived and written by MarinetteDesigns on 16 November 2012

This tutorial is been registered by TWI

 

  Polspoel Marinette

 

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