Icy & Blue


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Made in PSPX and Animation Shop

Filters needed, Greg's Factory Output Vol II, Pool Shadow

Supplies - annesska-icyblue.pspimage, jet-woman20-december-2007.pspimage(Used with permission) Please do not share or change file names.

Supplies - Download Here

Font - Delitsch-Antiqua Download Here

Open annesska-icyblue.pspimage

Leave snow layers closed for now.

In your materials palette, set the foreground to #587092

and the background to #344558

then click on gradient, select foreground/background

Angle 140

Repeats 3

Invert unchecked

Click on the bottom layer

Layers, New raster layer

Layers, Arrange, Send to bottom

Floodfill the layer with the gradient, rename background

Layer, Duplicate, rename pattern

Effects, Distortion Effects, Displacement Map, settings below

Map

Adjust, Sharpness, Sharpen More

Repeat Sharpen more

Effects, Plug ins, Greg's Factory Output Vol II, Pool Shadow, Default Settings

Click on jet-woman20-december-2007.pspimage, Edit, Copy

On your working image, Edit, paste as a new layer, Rename tube

With the mover tool move over to the right

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow 4, 4, Opacity 50, Blur 17.39, Colour Black

Repeat using -4, 4

Layers, New raster layer,

Layers arrange, Bring to top, Rename frame

Selections, Select all, Selections, Modify, Contract 40

Selections, Invert

Floodfill with gradient

Effects, Displacement Map, same settings as before

Adjust, Sharpness, Sharpen More

Repeat Sharpen more

Select None

Drop Shadow, same settings as before 4, 4, Opacity 50, Blur 17.39, Colour Black

Repeat using -4, 4

Selections, Select all, Modify, Contract, 10

Selections, Invert

Floodfill with gradient

Effects, 3D Effects, Inner Bevel, settings below

Bevel

Adjust, Sharpness, Sharpen

Selections, Select None

Click on text tool

In the materials palette, swap the foreground and background colours Make foreground transparent

Colour

Text Settings -

Font Delitsch-Antiqua, Size 72 pixels, Font Style Bold, Alignment Centre, Direction Horizontal and Down, Anti alias Sharp Stroke Width 0, Create as Vector, Leading -0.300 Kerning -15, Tracking 0.000

Type your text

Move into position, see completed image

Convert to raster layer, Rename text 1

Effects, 3D Effects, Inner Bevel, same settings as before

Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow, 4, -4, Opacity 50, Blur 17.39, Colour Black

Layers, Duplicate, Rename text 2

Image, Free rotate 90 degrees, left, all layers unchecked, rotate single layer unchecked

Move into position, see completed image

Image, Resize 90% bicubic, all layers checked

Open snow 1

Edit, Copy merged

Open Animation Shop

Edit, Paste as a new animation

Back in PSP, Close snow 1 and open snow 2

Edit, Copy Merged

In Animation Shop, Edit, Paste after current frame

In PSP, close snow 2 and open snow 3

Edit, Copy Merged

In Animation shop, Edit, paste after current frame

In PSP, close snow 3 and open snow 4

Edit, Copy Merged

In Animation Shop, Edit, paste after current frame

Edit, Select all

Animation, Frame Properties, change speed to 15

View, animation and if it looks okay, save as a gif

Tutorial written by Annesska - 2 January 2008

Thanks to Silvia for testing


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February 2008