Christmas

English translation

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This tutorial is written with Paint Shop Pro X7 and can also be made with other versions of Paint Shop Pro

The animation is made with Animation Shop

Materials

The materials are made by myself, except the animation

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Filters

Mehdi – Sorting Tiles

Simple – Top Left Mirror

Distortion Filters – Black hole

Photo Aging Kit – Photo Frame 01

Download filters here

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Colors

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For questions or to share your version: Contact

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Open all the materials in psp

Open a new image of 750 x 450 pixels transparent 

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Foreground color: #ccdfe4

Background color: #2a3c3c

Create a linear gradient of your fore and background color

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Fill the image with the gradient

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Effects - plugins - Mehdi - Sorting Tiles

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Effects - plugins - Simple - Top Left Mirror

Layers - duplicate

 Blend mode for this layer: Burn and Opacity: 25

Layers - merge - merge visible

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Activate the tube Shape, Edit - copy

Acitvate your image, Edit paste as new layer

Layers - duplicate

Activate the layer at the middle (Raster 1)

Effects - image effects - seamless tiling 

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 Blend mode for this layer: Soft light, Opacity: 65

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Layers - duplicate

Effects - plugins - Filters UnlimitedDistortion Filters - Black hole, Size 207

Image - negative image

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Tool Magic wand with standard settings, tolerance and feather at 0

Select with the magic wand the middle of the image

Activate the bottom layer (Merged)

Selections - promote selection to layer

 Blend mode for this layer: Burn

Effects - texture effects - blinds - #ffffff 

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Effecten – 3D-effecten – slagschaduw#000000

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Selections - invert

Activate the bottom Layer (Merged)

Effects - texture effects - blinds, remove the check mark at horizontal

Selections - select none

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The layers palette looks like this

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Layers - new raster layer, fill the layer with #ffffff

Layers - new mask layer - from image - LF-Mask-173

 

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Layers - merge - merge group

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Activate the upper layer (Copie of Raster 1)

Image - resize - 90%, format all layers unchecked

Tool magic wand, the settings are correct - select the shape

Activate LF-Misted Christmas, Edit - copy

Activate your image

Layers - new raster layer

Edit - paste into selection

Selections - select none

Adjust - sharpness - sharpen

Layers - duplicate

12

Acitvate  LF-WA-Christmas, Edit - copy

Activate your image, Edit - paste as new layer

Move the word art to the left, see my image 

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Activate LF-Christmas Deco 1, Edit - copy

Activate your image, Edit - paste as new layer

Image - resize - 60%, format all layers unchecked

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Move the tube to the right below, see my image

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Activate LF-Christmas Deco 2,  Edit - copy

Activate your image, Edit - paste as new layer

Image - resize - 75%, format all layers unchecked

Move the tube to the upper right, see my image

Effects - 3D-effects - Drop shadow

 

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Layers - merge - merge all (flatten)

Effects - plugins Filters UnlimitedPhoto Aging Kit - Photo Frame 01

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Layers - new raster layer

Add your watermark

Layers - merge - merge all (flatten)

Edit - copy

 

Open Animatin Shop

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Edit - paste - as new animation

Add with the Ctrl and L keys new frames, until there are 16 frames

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Open the animation SparklesColorful.gif-c200

Edit - select all

We are going to change the colors of the yellow and red star. Of course you can choose other colors or leave the animation as it is.

Animation - replace color

Choose a color you want to change, I choose red. Choose a new color you like, you can add a color number or choose any color of the animation. Replace all the colors of the animation you want. For me it took 3 times to change red and yellow into light and dark blue

 

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Animation - resize animation - 40%

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Edit - copy

Activate your animation, Edit - Select all

Edit - paste into selected frame

Choose a place for the animation you like

 

Save the animation, I hope you enjoyed the tutorial

 

 

 

Share your version and/or leave a message:

Tested by Ria. Bedankt voor je hulp en je prachtige uitwerkingen!

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