SPACE ENCOUNTER
PSP9 to PSPX6

This tutorial was written by Jemima ~ MAY 2014
Copyright © 2014 ~ Jemima ~ All rights reserved

This was created using PSP9 but can be adapted for other versions of PSP.

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You will need the following to complete this tutorial

Materials

fireball.png
vilspacev.png
purple-planet.png
Narah_mask_0568.jpg
SpaceGirl_JoePekar.png
dws-3d_cosmos~8-22-08.png
calguismistplanete5.pspimage
Save to a folder on your computer

JInsignificant.jgd
Save to your PSP Gradients folder

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ANIMATION SHOP 3.11
Download HERE


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Plugins


** GREG'S FACTORY OUTPUT Vol 2 **
http://www.fleursauvage.be/utilitaire/filtres/filtres.htm

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You can drag this hand down the page with you to keep your place in the tut.



STEP 1

Open a new image 700 x 600
Transparent background
PSP9: Colour Depth = 16 Million Colors (24bit)
PSPX-X6: Colour Depth RGB = 8bits/channel


Flood fill with LIGHT BLUE
#7da3f4
STEP 2

In your MATERIALS PALETTE load
JInsignificant GRADIENT in the foreground and
using these settings.

STEP 3

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with GRADIENT

ADJUST >>> BLUR >>> GAUSSIAN BLUR
Radius = 20.00


Open up the Narah_mask_0568 image
in your PSP workspace
and minimize.

LAYERS >>> NEW MASK LAYER >>> FROM IMAGE

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE GROUP

STEP 4

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE


EFFECTS>>> GEOMETRIC EFFECTS >>>
PERSPECTIVE VERTICAL


STEP 5

EFFECTS>>> GEOMETRIC EFFECTS >>> CIRCLE
Edge mode = Transparent

In your LAYER PALETTE change the
BLEND MODE to DODGE

STEP 6

Open up the
dws-3d_cosmos~8-22-08 image
in your PSP workspace

Right click on the Title Bar and select
COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

IMAGE >>> MIRROR

IMAGE >>> RESIZE =
65%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE
STEP 7

Open up the
purple-planet image
in your PSP workspace

Right click on the Title Bar and select
COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

IMAGE >>> RESIZE =
65%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> HUE & SATURATION >>> COLORIZE



Reposition with your MOVER tool
to
lower right corner

STEP 8

Open up the
SpaceGirl_JoePeka image
in your PSP workspace

Right click on the Title Bar and select
COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

IMAGE >>> RESIZE =
75%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

Reposition with your MOVER tool to
lower right corner


STEP 9

Choose your FREEHAND SELECTION TOOL
Selection Type = Point to Point
Mode = Replace
Feather = 8
Smoothing = 6
Antialias = Checked

Select the area shown
STEP 10

EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT

Open up the vilspacev.png image
in your PSP workspace

Right click on the Title Bar and select
COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

IMAGE >>> RESIZE =
40%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN


PSP9: IMAGE >>> ROTATE >>> FREE ROTATE =
RIGHT 40

Ensure "All layers" is UNCHECKED

PSPX - PSPX6:
IMAGE >>> FREE ROTATE = RIGHT 40
Ensure "All layers" is UNCHECKED


Reposition with your MOVER tool
STEP 11

Open up the
calguismistplanete5
image
in your PSP workspace

Right click on the Title Bar and select
COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

IMAGE >>> RESIZE =
50%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN


Reposition with your MOVER tool
to lower left corner
STEP 12

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN


EDIT >>> Repeat Layer Merge Down

CLOSE Raster 4
ACTIVATE Raster 1

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

Open up the fireball.png image in your PSP workspace

Right click on the Title Bar and select
COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

EFFECTS >>>
IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = 260
Vertical Offset = 80
Edge Mode =
Transparent


Rename this layer fire5
STEP 13

Open up the fireball.png image in your PSP workspace

Right click on the Title Bar and select
COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.


IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 90%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset =
95
Vertical Offset =
115
Edge Mode =
Transparent


Rename this layer fire4
STEP 14

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 90%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset =
- (minus) 135
Vertical Offset =
65

Edge Mode =
Transparent


Rename this layer fire3
STEP 15

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 90%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset =
- (minus) 135
Vertical Offset =
65

Edge Mode =
Transparent


Rename this layer fire2
STEP 16

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 90%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset =
- (minus) 135
Vertical Offset =
65

Edge Mode =
Transparent


Rename this layer fire1
STEP 17

OPEN & ACTIVATE the top layer

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Flood fill with DARK BLUE #0e234e

SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 10
EDIT >>> CLEAR

SELECTIONS >>> INVERT

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> GREG'S FACTORY OUTPUT VOL2 >>> POOL SHADOW


STEP 18

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets = 1
Colour = Black
Opacity = 100
Blur = 0

Repeat Drop Shadow effect changing
Vertical & Horizontal Offsets to - ( minus ) 1
Click OK

DESELECT

Rename this layer frame

STEP 19

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER
SELECT your TEXT tool
With a font of your choice add your name

Rename this layer
name
STEP 20

Set up LAYER PALETTE as shown

Right click on Title Bar and select
Copy merged from the options
STEP 21

In ANIMATION SHOP

Right click the workspace and select
'Paste As New Animation' from the options.


Back to PSP.

Set up LAYER PALETTE as shown

Right click on Title Bar and select
Copy merged from the options

STEP 22

In ANIMATION SHOP

Right click top of frame image and select
'Paste After Current Frame'
from the options.


Back to PSP.

Set up LAYER PALETTE as shown

Right click on Title Bar and select
Copy merged from the options

STEP 23

In ANIMATION SHOP

Right click top of frame image and select
'Paste After Current Frame'
from the options.


Back to PSP.

Set up LAYER PALETTE as shown

Right click on Title Bar and select
Copy merged from the options


STEP 24

In ANIMATION SHOP

Right click top of frame image and select
'Paste After Current Frame'
from the options.


Back to PSP.

Set up LAYER PALETTE as shown

Right click on Title Bar and select
Copy merged from the options
STEP 25

In ANIMATION SHOP

Right click top of frame image and select
'Paste After Current Frame'
from the options.


Back to PSP.

Set up LAYER PALETTE as shown

Right click on Title Bar and select
Copy merged from the options
STEP 26

Edit >> Select All

Right click on Title Bar of frames
Select 'Frame Properties' from the options
Display time =20

STEP 27

View >> Animation
and while it is still running,
File >> Save As

Locate the folder in which you wish to save it.

Name your animation.

With the Gif Optimiser keep pressing NEXT
until you get to the last one... click FINISH

Close the Animation
Close the frames.
Close Animation Shop
RESIZING ANIMATIONS

Click on the Title Bar of the frames

Animation >> Resize animation

Select width and height in pixels

Click OK

Save your animation
   
   

TESTERS RESULTS

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