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 Material
tube,
filter VDL-Adrenaline - Snowflakes download here
Animation Shop

Put the filter in the folder plug-ins.

Snowman

 1. Open a new image 600x400.
2. Take a color from your tube #c9ddef.
3. Effects - Texture effects- Texture- bricks.

4. Effects - Reflection effects - Kaleidoscope.

5. Open a new image 600x400
6. Flood fill with #c0ddef
7. Go to selection tool - selection - custom selection.


8. Selection - Invert.
9. Go to your pattern image.
10. Click on materials - pattern and look for the pattern below.


11. Flood fill the selection with the pattern.
12. Effects - 3D effects drop shadow vert. and horz.3, opacity 5, blur 5.00 color black.
13. Repeat the drop shadow but now vert. en horz. -3.
14. Copy this image and paste as a new image.
15. Go further with the copy.
16. Image - Add border 2 white.
17. Image - Add border 25 color #95a4b2
18. Effects - 3D effects - Inner Bevel.

19. Image - Add border 2 white.
20. Image - Add border 10 color #c9ddef
21. Image - Add border 2 white.
22. Image - Add border 25 color #95a4b2
23. Effects - 3D effects - Inner Bevel. (as point 18)
24. Image - Add border 2 white. Put your watermark in the border.
25. Selections - Select all - modify - Contract 68.
26. Layers - Promote background layer.
27. Click on the delete button of your keyboard.
28. Selections - select none.
29. Back to your first image.
30. Copy your tube and paste as a new layer.
31. Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow vert. and horz.2, opacity 5, blur 5.00, color black
32. Stay at raster 1 and selected the blue middle square.
33. Layers - Merge - Merge all. Let selection stay.
34. Duplicate this layer 2 times.
35. Lock the 2 top layers.
36. Stay at layer 1.
37. Effects - VDL-Adrenaline - Snowflakes. (see image below). amount 50

38. Lock layer 1 and unlock layer 2.
39. Effects - VDL-Adrenaline - Snowflakes.  amount 100
40. Lock layer 2 and unlock layer 3.
41. Effects - VDL-Adrenaline - Snowflakes.  amount 150
42. Selection - select none.
43. Open animation shop.
44. Go back to PSP.
45. Lock the 2 top layers
46. Make the first layer active- copy
47. Go to animation shop.
48. Paste as a new animation.
49. Back to PSP.
50. Lock layer 1 and unlock layer 2, active layer 2 - copy.
51. Go to animation shop - paste after current frame.
52. Back to PSP.
53. Lock layer 2 and unlock layer 3, active layer 3 - copy.
54. Go to animation shop - paste after current frame.
55. Make your border active- copy
56. Go to animation shop and paste as a new animation.
57. Edit - duplicate selected - duplicate selected again.
58. You have now also 3 frames.
59. Edit - Selected all
60. Make your other animation active.
61. Edit - selected all.
62. Copy the snowman animation
63. Click in the border animation and paste in selected frame.

64.  Cares that it stays exactly in the middle.
65. Animation - frame properties and put this on 20.
66. Click on view animation.
67. File - save as...- give a name - next - next - next - complete.
 

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

 

Tutorial written 24-10-2009