Winter Dreams english translation

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Materials

Credits

Materialen-6.png   

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Filters

Mehdi - Wavy Lab
Xero - Sparkles
Unlimited 2.0 - Photo Aging Kit - Photo Frame 01 

Download filters here

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Colors

Kleurenpalet-85.png

 The animation is made with Animationshop.

You can use another animation. If you use another animation, be aware that it can contain another numbers of frames.

If you like, you can also add other tubes or decorations. At the buttom of the tutorial there is an example of Jeanne with the snow animation at the background.

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 1.

Install when necessary the filters and open the tubes, background, word art and pattern in psp

 

2.

Open a new image of 700 x 450 pixels transparent

 

3.

Effects – plug ins – Mehdi – Wavy Lab

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4.

Activate Achtergrond

Edit - copy

 

5.

Activate your image

Layers – New raster layer

 

6.

Selections – select all

Edit – paste into selection

Selections – select none

 

7.

Blend mode for this layer: Burn

Opacity: 65

 

8.

Layers – merge – merge visible

 

9.

Adjust – sharpness -sharpen

 

10.

Activate LF-WinterFrame-11112014

Edit - copy

 

11.

Activate your image

Layers  - new raster layer

 

12.

Selections – select all

Edit – paste into selection

Selections – select none

Opacity: 45

 

13.

Activate LF-WinterTrees-21112014

Edit - copy

 

14.

Activate your image

Edit – paste as a new layer

 

15.

Image – resize – 85 percent, all layers unchecked

Move the tube to the right above, see my image

Opacity: 85

 

16.

Layers – merge – merge visible

 

17.

Effects – plugins – Xero – Sparkles

ScreenXero-1.jpg

18.

Image – add borders

3 pixels symmetric, #ffffff

 

19.

Selections – select all

 

20.

Image – add borders

25 pixels symmetric, #000000

Selections - invert

 

21.

Effects – plugins – Photo Aging Kit – Photo Frame 01

Selections – select none

 

22.

Tool Magic wand, standard settings, feather and tolorance at 0

Select the black border at the middle, see example

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23.

Selctions – modify – contract

2 pixels

 

24.

Put your foreground color at pattern with the following settings

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25.

Layers  – new raster layer

Fill the selection with the pattern

Selections – select none

 

26.

Effects – 3D-effects – drop shadow

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27.

Activate Sneeuwman

Edit - copy

 

28.

Activate your image

Edite – paste as a new layer

Move the tube down to the left, see my image

 

29.

Activate LF-WordArt-Winter Dreams

Or write your own text

Edit copy

 

30.

Activate your image

Paste as a new layer

Move the word art to a place you like

 

31.

Layers – new raster layer

Add your watermark

 

32.

Activate the layer with the snowman

Tool seclection free hand with feather at 2 and tolerance at 0

Make a selection in the circle shape of the tube, see example

ScreenVBselectiesneeuwman-2.jpg

33.

Effects – plugins  – Xero – Sparkles

The settings are correct

Selections – select none

 

34.

Edit – copy merge

 

35.

Open Animationshop

Edit – paste as a new animation

 

36.

Go back to psp

Undo 2 times the last command

 

37.

Effects – plugins – Xero – Sparkles

ScreenXero-2-1.jpg

Selections – select none

 

38.

Go to Animationshop

Edit – paste after current frame

 

39.

Repeat step 36, 37 and 38, At step 37, put the slide at 8

The animation contains 3 frames now, we go on to make 15 frames because the other animation contains 15 frames

 

40.

Edit – select all

Edit - copy

 

41.

Select the last frame of you animation

Edit – paste after current frame

The animation contains 6 frames now

 

42.

Repeat step 40 and 41

The animations contains 12 frames now

 

43.

While holding the Ctrl-button select the first 3 frames of the animation

Edit - copy

 

44.

Select the last frame

Edit – paste after current frame

The animation contains 15 frames now

 

45.

Bring the slide to the first frame

Edit – select all

 

46.

Open the animation K12

Edit – select all

Edit - copy

 

47.

Go to your animation

Edit – paste into selected frame

 

48.

Save the animation

 

The best way to save the animtion is to do it with this settings. I’ve used standard settings, only this one I’ve changed:

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Don’t forget if you use this setting, to turn it back for another animation

 

The winter animation is ready, I hope you enjoyed the tutorial.

Tested in Dutch by Jeanne and Hennie:

Testles2LindaWinterdreams-1.gif
Testles1LindaWinterdreams-1.gif
winterdreams-Hennie-1.gif

 

Shared versions, thanks for your beautiful creations!

 

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