42 - Falling - English


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made with:

& made with PSP: & &

Supplies:

Filters / Plugins:
Alien Skin Xenofex 2 / Constellation:
Animation Shop:


 

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:

Thank you Margit for your wonderful tubes:

Thank you Sharlimar for your wonderful tubes:

Ok, let's start:

01) File / New / 700 x 600 px / transparent

set your FGC to: light colour (#c15fc4)
and your BGC to: dark colour (#330533)

flood fill with this gradient:

Adjust / Blur / Gaussian Blur: Radius 20

02) Layers / New Raster Layer

Selections / Select all

Selections / Modify / Contract by: 40

flood fill with your light FGC

Selections / Modify / Contract by: 5

Edit / Cut (delete key)

Selections / Modify / Contract by: 5

flood fill with your light FGC

Selections / Modify / Contract by: 5

Edit / Cut (delete key)

Selections / Modify / Contract by: 5

flood fill with your light FGC

Selections / Modify / Contract by: 5

Edit / Cut (delete key)

keep selected

rename this layer: frame

03) Layers / New Raster Layer

Selections / Modify / Contract by: 5

flood fill with your dark BGC

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Image / Resize: 80%

Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen

Edit / Copy

Edit / Paste as new layer

position as shown below:

Selections / Invert

Edit / Cut (delete key)

Deselect

Layers / Merge / Merge Down

Layers / Arrange / Move Down

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow:
0 / 0 / 100 / 20 / black

04) Layers / Duplicate

Image / Resize: 60% (all layers not checked)

Image / Free Rotate:
left / free: 35 degrees

Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen

position as shown below:

activate layer under it: Raster 2

set opacity of this layer to: 40

05) activate layer: frame (top layer)

Effects / 3D Effects / Inner Bevel:

Layers / Duplicate

Image / Free Rotate:
right / free: 35 degrees

Layers / Duplicate

Image / Resize: 115% (all layers not checked)

Layers / Merge / Merge Down

Layers / Duplicate

rename this layer: Constellation

Effects / Plugins / Alien Skin Xenofex 2 / Constellation:

06) activate layer: Copy of Raster 2

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Edit / Copy

Edit / Paste as new layer

position as shown below:

Layers / Duplicate

activate layer under it

Adjust / Blur / Gaussian Blur: Radius 20

activate layer over it again

Layers / Merge / Merge Down

07) activate top layer again

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Image / Resize: 60%

Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen

Adjust / Hue and Saturation / Colorize:
dark BGC: /

Edit / Copy

Edit / Paste as new layer

position your liking

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow:
0 / 0 / 100 / 20 / black

08) Layers / New Raster Layer

Selections / Select all

flood fill with your light FGC

Selections / Modify / Contract by: 5

Edit / Cut

Selections / Invert

Effects / 3D Effects / Inner Bevel:

Deselect

09) activate your text tool

write your text (vector)

Layers / Convert to Raster Layer

add your watermark and name

10) activate layer: constellation

Edit / Copy Merged

open Animation Shop

Edit / Paste / As new animation

back to PSP

11) activate layer: constellation again

set opacity to: 50

Edit / Copy Merged

back to Animation shop

Edit / Paste / After Current Frame

Edit / Select all

Animation / Frame properties: display time: 20

File / Save as.. *.gif

You are done!

 I hope you enjoyed doing this tutorial.

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Copyright tutorial: Sille
Copyright translation: Waldlichtelfe Sissy
Translation by Waldlichtelfe, May 01, 2010