Friday, April 8, 2016

FTU Animated Forum - "April Showers"


April Showers


This tutorial was written by me on April 08, 2016, 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
"April Showers" FTU Applehead Blogtrain kit - I used elements from the kits by:
And even tho I did not use any of these parts in this tag, be sure to check out the other train stops for even more awesome goodies!!
VDL Adrenaline_Snowflake
Firenze SF

DS_Drop Shadow
ANL_Add New Layer
EC_Eye Candy
GG_Gradient Glow
AS_Animation Shop
C/P_Copy and Paste
FF_Flood Fill
Open blank 600x250 canvas
C/P Miggs 22
Free Rotate_Right 90
Highlight bottom frame
Afjust_Blur_Gaussian 10
Add noise_Gaussian 50
Highlight frame duplicate
Magic Wand_Select inside each opening
Open CCC_paper 6_Mirro
C/P paper 6 ANL below frame duplicate
Resize 85% twice
Keep Selected
ANL 3 times
First Layer (Rain 1)_VDL Adrenaline_Snowflakes_36_0_12_100_0_Basic Snow_0
Adjust_Blur_Motion Blur_129_32
Second Layer (Rain 2)_Repeat Snowflakes clicking Random Seed once (100)
Repeat Blur
Third Layer (Rain 3)_Repeat Snowflakes clicking Random Seed once (200)
Repeat Blur
Hide layers 2 and 3 for now
(make sure all 3 "rain" layers, paper, and 2 cloud layers are between the 2 frame layers)
C/P DCD_Cloud02
Place top right as shown (part of it will be above top of frame)
Mirror Cloud02 and C/P again place top left as shown
Invert_Delete on each cloud layer
Select none
DS Clouds_2_5_30_5_Black
DS frame_0_0_50_10_Black
C/P the following elements, placing as shown:
Miggs 8
DCD_Happy Caterpillar
Sharpen each element
DS each element_2_5_50_5_Black
Sharpen top frame layer
Text Tool_ PlumaPrimeyra_36_Black
type "April Showers" as shown
Convert to raster
Add all correct copyright license/information
Name_ Firenze SF_24_Black
Now to Animate
Copy Merged
AS_Paste As New Animation
Back to PSP
Close Rain 1
Open Rain 2
Copy Merged
AS_Paste After Current Layer
Back to PSP
Close Rain 2
Open Rain 3
Copy Merged
AS_Paste After Current Frame
View Animation
If happy, save!!!

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