SANTA'S DREAM
PSP9 to PSPX8

This tutorial was written by Jemima ~ SEPTEMBER 2016
Copyright © 2016 ~ 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

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ANIMATION SHOP 3.11
Download HERE


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Materials

rug.jpg
elf1.pspimage
elf2.pspimage

Fireplace.png
SD-Frame.png
xmas_bulbs.png
WineBucket.png
wine glasses.png
Pinot-Noir-Wine.png
santa-christmas.png
christmas_wine_word_art.png
Save to a folder on your computer

esp_gold_hiway.gif
Save to your PSP Textures folder


Plugins

** EYE CANDY3 **
OR
** EYE CANDY 4000**
http://pspgroep.seniorennet.be/filterpagina.htm

SCRIPTS FOR FLIP & MIRROR IN PSPX4 TO PSPX8

DOWNLOAD

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This looks like a long tutorial but it has a lot of repetition.

STEP 1

Open a new image 700 x 600
Transparent background
PSPX - X2: Colour Depth = 8bits/channel
PSPX3-X8: Colour Depth RGB = 8bits/channel


Open up the rug.jpg 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 =
0
Vertical Offset = - ( minus ) 170
Edge Mode = Transparen
t


STEP 2

Choose your SELECTION TOOL then click on the
CUSTOM SELECTION symbol
and enter these coordinates.

STEP 3

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER
Flood fill with TAN
#b07d51

EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE EFFECTS >>> TEXTURE
TEXTURE = esp_gold_hiway



DESELECT
,
STEP 4

Choose your SELECTION TOOL then click on the
CUSTOM SELECTION symbol
and enter these coordinates.
STEP 5

Flood fill with TAN #b07d51

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> INNER BEVEL
COLOUR =
#c0c0c0
STEP 6

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN MORE

DESELECT

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE
STEP 7

Open up the Fireplace 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 = 0
Vertical Offset = 110
Edge Mode = Transparent


LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE
EDIT >>> Repeat
Duplicate Layer

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE
STEP 8

Open up the xmas_bulbs 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 =
80%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN


EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = 0
Vertical Offset =
240
Edge Mode = Transparent
STEP 9

Open up the WineBucket 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 =
255
Vertical Offset = - ( minus )
25
Edge Mode = Transparent
STEP 10

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>>
DROP SHADOW

OR


EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 4000 >>>
SHADOW
LAB
Click SETTINGS Tab and Select DROP SHADOW
Enter these settings

Center Offset Direction =
55
Center Offset Distance (pixels) =
10.00
Overall Opacity % = 6
0
Overall Blur (pixels) =
10.00
Perspective Blur (pixels) = 0.00
Color = Black
CHECK "Draw Only Outside Selection"
STEP 11

Open up the Pinot-Noir-Wine image in your PSP workspace

Choose your SELECTION TOOL
Selection Type = Rectangle
Mode = Replace
Feather = 0
Antialias = UNChecked


Select the extreme right wine bottle

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.
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STEP 12

IMAGE >>> RESIZE =
60%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = 2
70
Vertical Offset = - ( minus )
135
Edge Mode = Transparent

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>>
DROP SHADOW
Same settings


OR


EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 4000 >>>
SHADOW
LAB

Same settings

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE
STEP 13

Open up the christmas_wine_word_art 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 =
45%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE


ADJUST >>> COLOUR BALANCE >>> NEGATIVE IMAGE
PSPX - X8: IMAGE >>> NEGATIVE IMAGE


EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = - ( minus )
243
Vertical Offset = 1
55
Edge Mode = Transparent
STEP 14

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets =
2
Colour = Black
Opacity =
60
Blur = 0
STEP 15

Open up the SD-Frame 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.


LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE VISIBLE

Rename this layer bgd

SAVE YOUR WORK
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STEP 16
Open up the santa-christmas 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 =
70%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset =
15
Vertical Offset = - ( minus ) 135
Edge Mode = Transparent

Rename this layer
santa 1
STEP 17

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE
VIEW >>> RULERS

Choose your SELECTION TOOL
Selection Type =
Circle
Mode = Replace
Feather =
2
Antialias = Checked

Position your cursor at 360 pixels across on your top ruler
and 440 pixels down on your left ruler
and create the selection as shown



EFFECTS >>> DISTORTION EFFECTS >>> PUNCH
Strength = 20%

Rename this layer santa 2

DO NOT DESELECT
STEP 18

LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

EFFECTS >>> DISTORTION EFFECTS >>> PUNCH
Strength = 20%

Rename this layer santa 3

DO NOT DESELECT

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LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE


EFFECTS >>> DISTORTION EFFECTS >>> P
INCH
Strength = 30%

DESELECT

Rename this layer santa 4


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ACTIVATE santa 2
LAYERS >>> DUPLICATE

LAYERS >>> ARRANGE >>>
BRING TO TOP
Rename this layer santa 5

SAVE YOUR WORK
,
STEP 19

Open up the elf2 image in your PSP workspace
Activate
layer 1

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 = - ( minus ) 100
Vertical Offset = - ( minus ) 145
Edge Mode = Transparent


Rename this layer elf B1
STEP 20

Back to the elf2 image in your PSP workspace
Activate
layer 2

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 = - ( minus )
96
Vertical Offset = - ( minus ) 145
Edge Mode = Transparent


Rename this layer elf B2
STEP 21

Back to the elf2 image in your PSP workspace
Activate
layer 3

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
Same settings

Rename this layer elf B3
STEP 22

Back to the elf2 image in your PSP workspace
Activate
layer 4

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 = - ( minus )
107
Vertical Offset = - ( minus ) 14
6
Edge Mode = Transparent


Rename this layer elf B4
STEP 23

Back to the elf2 image in your PSP workspace
Activate
layer 5

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 = - ( minus )
119
Vertical Offset = - ( minus ) 14
5
Edge Mode = Transparent


Rename this layer elf B5

CLOSE elf B1, elf B2, elf B3, elf B4 layers

SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 24

CLOSE elf B5 but keep active
OPEN elf B1

Open the
the elf1 image in your PSP workspace
Activate
layer 1

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 = - ( minus )
215
Vertical Offset = - ( minus ) 1
60
Edge Mode = Transparent


Rename this layer elf A1
STEP 25

Back to the elf2 image in your PSP workspace
Activate
layer 2

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
Same settings

Rename this layer elf A2
(The eyes have changed)
STEP 26

Back to the elf2 image in your PSP workspace
Activate
layer 3

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 = - ( minus )
215
Vertical Offset = - ( minus ) 1
65
Edge Mode = Transparent


Rename this layer elf A3
STEP 27

Back to the elf2 image in your PSP workspace
Activate
layer 4

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
Same settings

Rename this layer elf A4

STEP 28

Back to the elf2 image in your PSP workspace
Activate
layer 5

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 = - ( minus ) 21
1
Vertical Offset = - ( minus ) 1
59
Edge Mode = Transparent


Rename this layer elf A5

SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 29

Open the the wine glasses 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

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset =
200
Vertical Offset = - ( minus )
220
Edge Mode = Transparent


Rename this layer glasses
STEP 30

EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 3 >>> DROP SHADOW
Same settings


Repeat DROP SHADOW on all layers EXCEPT
bgd layer

OR


EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> EYE CANDY 4000 >>> SHADOWLAB

Same settings


Repeat SHADOWLAB Dropshadow on all layers EXCEPT
bgd layer


SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 31

ACTIVATE the bgd layer

LAYERS >> NEW RASTER LAYER


Select your TEXT TOOL
with font and settings of your choice add your name

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 32

Set up LAYER PALETTE as shown

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

STEP 33

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 34

In ANIMATION SHOP

Select >>> 'Paste After Current' icon on top menu

Back to PSP.

Set up LAYER PALETTE as shown

Right click on Title Bar and select
Copy merged from the options
STEP 35

In ANIMATION SHOP

Select >>> 'Paste After Current' icon on top menu

Back to PSP.

Set up LAYER PALETTE as shown

Right click on Title Bar and select
Copy merged from the options
,
STEP 36

In ANIMATION SHOP

Select >>> 'Paste After Current' icon on top menu

Back to PSP.

Set up LAYER PALETTE as shown

Right click on Title Bar and select
Copy merged from the options
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STEP 37

In ANIMATION SHOP

Select >>> 'Paste After Current' icon on top menu

Edit >> Select All

Right click on Title Bar of frames
Select 'Frame Properties' from the options
Display time = 60
STEP 38

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

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RESIZING ANIMATIONS

Click on the Title Bar of the frames

Animation >> Resize animation

Select width and height in pixels

Click OK

Save your animation



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