Balinky

 

Daty, ich habe keine Worte des Dankes, dass meine Dankbarkeit für deine großzügige Angebot übereinstimmen, das du mir al deine Tutorials und Stationery's gegeben hast, vielen lieben Dank.

Daty, there are no words that can express my gratitude for your generous offer that you gave me all your stationery and tutorials, with lots of love, Zial.

This tutorial was made in PSP 9, but can also be made in the other versions.

 

Here you can download the materials.

It contains: 3 tubes - 1 gradient - 1 font.

Open the font and minimize it, or load fonts by Tools of font FXplorer - Click 'Load Fonts (by Folder) - click on the font you want and it's in your font in PSP.

Bren and Moonshild, thank you so much for your beautiful tubes.

 

For this lesson you need Animation Shop (AS)

and the following plugins:

FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss

Eye Candy 3.1 - Glow

You can download the plugins Here

If you have placed everything in it's folder, you can start :-)

 

Step 1

Set your foreground to gradient "neroneo" - with these settings:

Open a transparent image of 450 x 450 pixels.

Flood fill your image with the gradient.

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - 10.

Adjust - Add/remove noise - Add noise - with these settings:

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Step 2

Copy tube "DawnTree".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 50.

Effects - Plugins - FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss - default settings.

Step 3

Copy tube "Blinki".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Step 4

Copy tube "elvennight_moon" (woman).

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 65% - All layers not checked.

Place her on the right side.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Step 5

Layers - Duplicate.

Activate the bottom of this.

Effects - Distortion effects - Wind - with these settings:

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Effects - Edge effects - Enhance - repeat 2x.

Place this image as shown below:

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Lower the Opacity of this layer to 55.

Activate the top woman layer.

Step 6

Layers - Duplicate.

Effects - Distortion effects - Wind - Right - 35.

Close all layers, except the woman layers.

If it's good, you now have 3 layers of them.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Step 7

Find the layer Blinki and activate it.

In PSP X you can see it, but in PSP 9 + 8 you see it when you go over it with your mouse - see image below:

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Activate your Magic wand.

Click outside the Blinkiframe.

Activate the just merged woman layer - press delete.

Selections - Select none.

Step 8

Add your name and/or watermark.

Activate your Text tool - font Krizia Uomo (or a font of your choice).

Type your text or name.

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow:

Vert minus 1 - Hor 2 - Opacity 45 - Blur 2 - color black.

Duplicate your text layer.

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 3.1 - Glow - color #65dde0 - with these settings:

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Step 9

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Set your foreground to gradient "Stelle" - with these settings:

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Set your background color to black.

Flood fill the selection with black.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 pixel.

Flood fill with your gradient.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 6 pixels.

Flood fill with black.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 1 pixel.

Press delete.

Effects - 3D Effects - Cutout - with these settings:

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Selections - Select none.

Step 10

Close your Blinki layer - activate one of the other layers.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Open and activate your Blinki layer.

Layers - Duplicate.

Activate your Magic wand - click in every other square - see image below:

Set your foreground color to #77fefe.

Set your background color to #36637e.

Flood fill the selection with your foreground color.

Selections - Select none.

Click now with your Magic wand in the other squares.

Flood fill this ones with your background color.

Selections - Select none.

Step 11

Do the same with the other Blinki layer - instead of your foreground color, you now use your background color.

The last square you do the same - instead of your background color, you now use your foreground color.

Duplicate the merged layer.

Place them under the Blinki layers - see image below:

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Step 12

Activate your top layer.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Do the same with the 2 other layers.

Save your image as a PSP-file in a folder of your choice.

 

Open Animation Shop (AS).

Step 13

Open your image in AS.

Edit - Select all (ctrl+A).

Animation - Frame properties - 30.

The lower the number, the faster is the animation.

View - Animation.

You can see how your animation looks like.

If you like it, save your crea as a gif file and you're done!

I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)

 

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Translated by Zial on Fabruary 8, 2011

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