01 - Happy Halloween - English


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tutorial made with: & &

Supplies:

Filtros / Plugins:
Filter Factory Gallery A / Pool Shadow
FM Tile Tools / Saturation Emboss

Alien Skin Xenofex 2 / Constellation



You are welcome to take this nice sunflower with you,
it shows you always where you are

(just click and drag)

Have Fun!


tutorial tested by:

Ok, let's start:

01) File / New / 750 x 600 px / transparent

open: photo_fond_ecran_wallpaper_fetes_halloween_079.jpg

Edit / Copy
close it again; we don't need it anymore
back to your picture

Edit / Paste / Paste as new layer

Adjust / Blur / Radial Blur:

Effects / Edge Effects / Enhance more

Layers / Merge / Merge visible

02) Layers / New Raster Layer

set your FGC to: #D14700
and BGC to: black

flood fill this layer with this gradient:

Adjust / Blur / Gaussian Blur: Radius 35

Effects / Plugins / Filter Factory Gallery A / Pool Shadow:
default settings

set blend mode of this layer to: Soft Light

rename this layer: Pool Shadow!!!

03) open: Universe (50).jpg

Edit / Copy
close it again; we don't need it anymore
back to your picture

Edit / Paste / Paste as new layer

set blend mode of this layer to: Soft Light
and opacity to: 70

Effects / Plugins / FM Tile Tools / Saturation Emboss:
default settings

04) open tube: adb@ThanksgivingDay_1004.pspimage

Edit / Copy
close it again; we don't need it anymore
back to your picture

Edit / Paste / Paste as new layer

position as shown below:

set blend mode of this layer to: Hard Light

05) open tube: calguismistmaishant699.pspimage

Image / Resize: 70%

Edit / Copy
close it again; we don't need it anymore
back to your picture

Edit / Paste / Paste as new layer

position as shown below:

Layers / Arrange / Move Down

set blend mode of this layer to: Hard Light

06) activate layer: Raster 1

open tube: spiderweb.pspimage

Edit / Copy
close it again; we don't need it anymore
back to your picture

Edit / Paste / Paste as new layer

set blend mode of this layer to: Overlay

rename this layer: spiderweb

07) activate top layer: Raster 2

Layers / New Raster Layer

Selections / Select all

flood fill this layer with this gradient:

Adjust / Blur / Gaussian Blur: Radius 35

Selections / Modify / Contract by: 25

Edit / Cut (delete key)

Deselect

Adjust / Blur / Gaussian Blur: Radius 10

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow:
3 / 3 / 64 / 1 / colour: black

08) open tube: Jolly Halloween - tubed by Jack.pspimage

Image / Mirror

Image / Resize: 34%

Edit / Copy
close it again; we don't need it anymore
back to your picture

Edit / Paste / Paste as new layer

position left side

Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen

Layers / Duplicate

activate layer under it

Adjust / Blur / Gaussian Blur: Radius 10

activate top layer again: Copy of Raster 6

Layers / Merge / Merge Down

09) open tube: SC~HalloweenWA1~9-2-09.pspimage

Edit / Copy
close it again; we don't need it anymore
back to your picture

Edit / Paste / Paste as new layer

position into lower right corner

set blend mode of this layer to: Luminance (Legacy)

10) Layers / New Raster Layer

Selections / Select all

flood fill selection with: black

Selections / Modify / Contract by: 2

Edit / Cut (delete key)

Deselect

11) Layers / New Raster Layer

add your watermark

activate text tool

write your name (vector)

Layers / Convert to Raster Layer

12) activate layer: Pool Shadow

Window / Duplicate (Shift+D)

minimize the copy

back to your first picture

13) Adjust / Hue and Saturation / Hue/Saturation:
40 / 30

activate layer: Spiderweb

Effects / Plugins / Alien Skin Xenofex 2 / Constellation:

Layers / Merge / Merge visible

Image / Resize: width: 600 px (all layers checked)

Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen

Edit / Copy
close it again; we don't need it anymore

open Animation Shop

Edit / Paste / As new animation

back to PSP

14) activate your copy

activate layer: Raster 4 (Spiderweb)

Effects / Plugins / Alien Skin Xenofex 2 / Constellation:
hit once on: Random Seed

Layers / Merge / Merge visible

Image / Resize: width 600 px (all layers checked)

Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen

Edit / Copy
close it again; we don't need it anymore

back to Animation Shop

Edit / Paste / After Current Frame

File / Save as ... *.gif

show me your work:

subject line: 01 - Happy Halloween - your name

You are done!

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as much as I have enjoyed creating it
for you. I would love to see your results,
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Copyright tutorial: Graph'n'co
Copyright translation: Waldlichtelfe Sissy
Translation by Waldlichtelfe, October 03, 2009