Friday, April 24, 2015

Animated No Scraps Forum - "The Rain"

The Rain

This tutorial was written by me on April 24 2015, using my own ideas. Any resemblance to others is coincidental and accidental. This tutorial assumes you have a working knowledge of psp and is written in PSPX6.
"Without Davey I Pick Up the Pieces" Tube by TanDoll - tube/license available at ADI
Word Art/Saying of choice
Heart Pre-Set Shape
Mura's Meister_Copies_Line (Feedback)
Mura's Seamless_Polka Dot
VDL Adrenaline_Snowflakes
Eye Candy 5_Impact_Perspective Shadow
Evita Regular

EC = Eye Candy
GG = Gradient Glow
DS = Drop Shadow
C/P = Copy and Paste
FF = Flood Fill
ANL = Add New Layer
AS = Animation Shop

Open blank 600x250 image
Foreground #f40c1d background Black
Gradient_Sunburst_1 repeat
FF Image
Foreground Black_Background null_Width 2
Pre-set Shape_Heart
Draw a small heart
Convert to raster
Mura's Meister_Copies_Line (Feedback)_ Change Number to 1 and Tile Gap to 5
Highlight bottom heart layer_Adjust_Blur_Gaussian Blur_3
Merge heart layers together
Highlight bottom heart layer
Mura's Seamless_Polka Dot_Default
Magic wand_Select all the black areas
FF #d6aa9f
Select none
Blur_Motion Blur_133_100
Edge Effects_Enhance
Blend Mode_Luminance (L)
Duplicate twice
Highlight top layer_VDL Adrenaline_Snowflakes_20_0_10_100_0_Basic Snow_0
Highlight middle layer_Repeat Snowflakes clicking random Seed once
Highlight bottom layer_ Repeat Snowflakes clicking random Seed once
Highlight top snowflake layer_ Blur_Motion Blur_133_15
Highlight middle snowflake layer_Repeat Motion Blur
Highlight bottom snowflake layer_ Motion Blur
Close bottom 2 layers for now
~*~*~Note: If you want your "raindrops" to be more blurred, simply make the blur number higher to your liking~*~*~
C/P tube to top of tag
EC 5_Impact_Perspective Shadow:
Drop Shadow
Mask Selection
Add Word Art/Saying of choice
FF Black
Select all_Contract 3_Delete_Select none
Add all correct copyright/license information
Name_ Evita Regular_48_Black
Repeat DS
Copy Merged
Open AS
Paste As New Animation
Back to PSP
Close top snowflake layer and open middle
Copy Merged
AS_Paste After Current Frame
Repeat for bottom snowflake layer
Check animation
If "rain" is falling as you  like, Save!!
If not, go to Animation_Frame Properties_Change number to one that makes it fall the way you want it to
(I left mine on 10)
When happy with animation, Save!!!

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