August 27, 2019

X ~ by Joanne Salgado

Tutorial written by Joanne Salgado on August 27th, 2019
for those who have a working knowledge of PSP.
I'm using PSP9 to create my tuts.
Any resemblance to any other tutorial is coincidental.
Do not copy and paste this tutorial anywhere on the net.
If you want to translate please ask first. 


Tube: "Sonya" by misticheskaya, you can purchase it here
do not use without the proper #license.
Font: Great Day Bold

1. Open a new image 600x300

2. Copy and paste your tube of choise as new layer.

3. Effects/Plugins/MuRa's Meister/Copies - change to wallpaper rotate (default settings)

4. Blur/Motion Blur - Angle: 140 / Strength: 100 - repeat

5. Flip/Mirror - apply motion blur again

6. Effects/Plugins/RCS Filter Pak 1,0 / RCS TripleExposure with 210

7. Effects/Plugins/Mehdi/Kaleidoscope 2.1  (spinning effect: mirror / petals: 2 / rotate: 0 / zoom out: 1.0 / angle, horizontal, vertical: 0)

8. Effects/Edge Effects/Enhance

9. Rename layer bg. Duplicate twice.

10. On the first copy Effects/Plugins/Tramages/Tow The Line - 80/54/48/9 - change blend mode to soft light

11. On the second copy Effects/Texture Effects/Weave 1-8-1 black fill gaps checked. With free hand selection tool select the X in the middle and hit delete. The dots will be just outside it. Change the blend mode to soft light.

12. Go to your original bg layer and duplicate it again twice, change the names to 1, 2, 3. Go to the 1 one and Effects/Plugins/Alien Skin Xenofex 2/Constellation with settings from top to bottom - 2 / 50 / 7 / 0 / 100 / 30 - rotation 45 - keep original image.

13. Now go to 2 and 3 with the same settings, just click on random seed on each one.

14. Add your tube at the top of all layers, I like to duplicate it, change the blend mode to soft light and add blur/gaussian blur 3 - looks good and smooths the animation pixels.

15. Add a new layer, fill with #ffffff - selections/select all - Modify/Contract 5 - hit delete. keep the selection. Now fill with #000000. Modify/Contract 1 - hit delete. Selections none.

16. Now add your copyright and name as you prefer.

17. Close layers 2 and 3. Copy merged. Go to Animation Shop, paste as new animation. Go back to psp, close 1 and open layer 2. Copy merged. Go to AS and paste after current. Go back to psp, close 2 and open layer 3. Copy merged. Go to AS, paste after current.

18. Save as gif.

Here's other one