Click HERE for the original tutorial

 

 

Materials

Plugins:

Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 /Impact

Richard Rosenman - Scanlines

Unlimited 2,0 / Special Effects1

FM Tile Tools / Blend Emboss

Alien Skin Xenofex 2 / Constellation

You need Jasc Animation Shop for the animation

Preparations:

Double click on the EyeCandy 5 preset. It will install itself.

Foregroundcolor: #312e37

Backgroundcolor: #ffffff

This translation is written with PSP13 but can also be made with earlier PSP versions.

01.

Set your foregroundcolor to Gradient:

Open a new image of 700 x 500 px

Fill with the gradient

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the backgroundcolor

Effects - Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Special effects1 - Binoculars - Default setting

Set the layer opacity of this layer to 20

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Geometric effects - Circle - Transparent

 

02.

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection tool - Rectangle - Custom selection

Fill with the backgroundcolor

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2

Fill with the gradient

Effects - Plugins - Richard Rosenman - Scanlines:

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D effects - Dropshadow - 4 - 4 - 40 - 4 - Black

Effects - 3D effects - Dropshadow - Minus 4 - Minus 4 - 40 - 4 - Black

Set the layer opacity to 30

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

03.

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection tool - Rectangle - Custom selection

Fill with the backgroundcolor

Effects - Plugins - Richard Rosenman - Scanlines - Click ones on the U/V button

Selections - Select None

Effects - 3D effects - Dropshadow - 4 - 4 - 40 - 4 - Black

Effects - 3D effects - Dropshadow - Minus 4 - Minus 4 - 40 - 4 - Black

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Set the layer opacity to 30

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Adjust -  Brightness and Contrast - Brightness/Contrast - Minus 50 - 0

 

04.

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selection tool - Rectangle - Custom selection

Effects > Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact - Perspective Shadow  - Settings Tab -  Preset Kordas_Winter

Selections - Select None

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Image Effects - Offset - Same settings

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Repeat the last step

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

05.

Open tube "tanne_korda_2009.pspimage" - Copy and paste as new layer on your image

Move like this:

Effects - Plugins - FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss - Default setting

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Adjust -  Brightness and Contrast - Brightness/Contrast - Minus 30 - 0

 

06.

Open Tube "schrift_korda.pspimage" - Copy and paste as new layer on your image

Move like this:

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

07.

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the backgroundcolor

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2px

Hit the delete key of your keyboard

Selections - Select None

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - 1px - Foregroundcolor

Add your name or watermark

You can save it as JPG file now or go further with the animation

 

The animation:

08.

Layers - Promote background layer

Magic Wand Tool - Mode to Add/Shift -  Tolerance 7 - Feather 0

Select the bright starts of the three:

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Xenofex - Constellation:

Selections - Select None

Edit - Copy

Open Animation Shop (AS)

Edit - Paste as new animation

 

09.

 Go back to PSP

Click twice on  Undo last command ( you have only the selected stars)

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Xenofex - Constellation - Click once on random seed:

Selections - Select None

Edit Copy

 

Back to AS

Edit - Paste - After Current Frame

 

10.

Go back to PSP

Click twice on  Undo last command ( you have only the selected stars)

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Xenofex - Constellation - Click once on random seed

Selections - Select None

Edit Copy

 

11.

Back to AS

Edit - Paste - After Current Frame

You have 3 frames in total

Edit - Select All

Animation - Frame Properties - 50

Save as Gif File

Merry Xmass!! xoxo Anya

 


 Thank you Angelika for testing this translation!

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