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Needing:
Animation Shop
3 tubes, 1 gradient, 1 image and 1 preset Alien Skin made by me.

Plug-ins:
Alien Skin Eye Candy5 Impact - Gradient Glow
MuRa's Meister - Pole Transform
I.C.NET Software Filters Unlimited2.0 - &Bkg Designer sf10 II> - Guidelines
download here

Before you begins.......
Open the tubes and the image in PSP
Double click the preset Alien Skin (Emmykerstmagie), he imports itself in the plug-in.
 Put the plug-ins in the folder plug-ins, the gradient in the folder gradient.




Material

 

Christmas Magic

 

 

 

1.
File - open new transparent image 640x440.
Set in the material palette the foreground color at #ae2225 and the background color at #004000.
Make from the foreground a gradient linear - Emmykerst1 - with this setting.

Activate flood fill tool - fill the layer with the gradient.

2.
Layers - duplicate.
Image - mirror.
Set in the layer palette the opacity to 50.
Layers - merge - merge down.

3.
Layers - duplicate.
Effects - Texture effects - Blinds - with this setting.

Effects - plug-ins - MuRa's Meister - Pole Transform - with this setting - click OK.

Effects - Image effects - offset - with this setting.

4.
Layers - duplicate.
Activate copy of raster1.
Effects - plug-ins - Alien Skin Eye Candy5 Impact - Gradient Glow - click Settings - User Setting -click Emmykerstmagie - click OK.

5.
Activate copy(2) of raster1.
Repeat the Gradient Glow - click Basic -click at Random Seed - click OK.
Lock this layer.

6.
Image - canvas size - with this setting.

Activate the magic wand - with setting below - and select the transparent border.

Layers - new raster layer.
Fill the layer with the gradient.
Effects - plug-ins - I.C.NET Software Filters Unlimited2.0 - &Bkg Designer sf10 II> - Guidelines - with this setting - clicl Apply.

Selections - select none.
Effects - 3D Effects - drop shadow - with this setting.

Repeat the drop shadow - now with vert. and horz. at -5.

7.
Activate the bottom layer.
Selections - select all.
Selections - float - selections - defloat.
Activate the top layer.

8.
Layers - new raster layer.
Set in the material palette the background at white.
Fill the selection with the background.
Selections - modify - contract 2 pixels -click at the delete key.
Selections - select none.

9.
Activate again the bottom layer.
Activate selection tool.

And pull it out to the left and right sides and the top under side. 

Set selection tool back to move tool.

10.
Layers - duplicate.
Effects - Geometrics Effects - circle - with this setting.

Image - resize 75% - all layers not checked.
Image - flip.
Effects - Image effects - offset - with this setting.

11.
Selections - select all.
Selections - float - selections - defloat..
Selections - modify - contract 20 pixels - click at the delete key.
Selections - select none.
Rename this layer in circle.

12.
Layers - duplicate.
Activate the layer circle.
Effects - plug-ins - Alien Skin Eye Candy5 Impact - Gradient Glow - click Settings - User Setting -click Emmykerstmagie - click OK.

13.
Activate copy of circle.
Repeat the Gradient Glow - click Basic -click at Random Seed - click OK.
Lock this layer.

14.
Activate selection tool - circle - and make a selection as below

Activate the image disneysneeuw - edit - copy.
Edit - paste as a new layer on the image.
Selections - invert - click at the delete key.
Selections - select none.
Layers - arrange - move down - and 1 more time.

15.
Activate the tube kerststerren - edit - copy.
Edit - paste as a new layer on the image
.
Effects - Image effects - offset - with this setting.

Effects - 3D Effects - drop shadow - with this setting.

16.
Activate the top layer.
Activate the tube kerstcluster1 - edit - copy.
Edit - paste as a new layer on the image
.
Activate move tool - set the tube right at the bottom.
Effects - 3D Effects - drop shadow - setting is right.

17.
Activate the tube mickeykerst12 - edit - copy.
Edit - paste as a new layer on the image
.
Image -resize 85% - all layers not checked.
Effects - Image effects - offset - with this setting.

Effects - 3D Effects - drop shadow - setting is right.

18.
Layers - new raster layer.
Fill this with the background color white.
Selections - select all.
Selections - modify - contract 2 pixels - click at the delete key.
Selections - select none.

19.
Layers - new raster layer - put your watermark into the image.
Activate the bottom layer.

20.
Edit - copy merged.
Open Animation Shop -paste as a new animation.

21.
Back in PSP.
Lock the layer circle and copy of raster1 and open copy of circle and copy(2) off raster1.
Edit - copy merged.
In AS - paste after active frame.

22.
File - save as - give name - click 3 times at next and than at finish.

 

Ready is the tag
I hope you like this tutorial.
greetings Emmy

 

 Thank you Nelly for testing.

         

  

 

tutorial written 02-12-2013