Candle Light

Elvira, thank you very much for your permission that I may translate your tutorials.

 

Mooncatcher, this lesson is especially written for you.

I know you can use it.

You can find her site

 

Unfortunately her site is no longer online.

 

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

 

For this tutorial you need Animation Shop (AS)

and the following plugin

VM Natural - Sparkle

You can download the plugin

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 6 tubes - 3 animations.

 

The tubes are by BrokenShadow, DaisyWeb, GranGran, Mooncatcher, MoonDaisy

Thank you so much for the beautiful tubes.

 

The tube 'ccd-0259candleflowers' is unknown to me.

If it's yours, please let me know so I can give you the proper credit.

 

Step 1

Open the tubes in PSP - minimize them for now.

Open a transparent image of 650 x 450 pixels.

Set your foreground color to #cf4a93.

Set your background color to #26161b.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Linear' - Angle 45 - Repeats 3 - Invert not checked.

Flood fill your image with this gradient.

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - 12.

Step 2

Copy tube 'BM13_200307_Moon'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 75% - All layers not checked.

Place her upper right - see main image.

Step 3

Copy tube 'Heavens_Garden_MD'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it upper left - see main image.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Set the Opacity of your layer to 80.

Activate your top layer.

Step 4

Copy tube 'DaisyWeb_SplashingWater5'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it totaly left below - see main image.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Screen.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 70.

Activate your top layer.

Step 5

Copy tube 'BrokenShadowsMists_WhiteRoses'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 75% - All layers not checked.

Place them right below - see main image.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 32.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 6

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - color white - with these settings:

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Set your background color to white.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Foreground-background' - Linear - Angle 45 - Repeats 0 - Invert checked.

Flood fill the selections with this gradient.

Effects - Plugins - VM Natural - Sparkle - with these settings:

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

Selections - Select none.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - foreground color.

Step 7

Copy tube 'ccd-0259candleflowers'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 75% - All layers not checked - repeat 1x.

Place it right below a little from the edge - see main image.

Step 8

Copy tube 'GGBUTTERFLYTUBE14'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 85% - All layers not checked.

Place it above the candle lights - see main image.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 60.

Layers - Duplicate.

Image - Resize - 75% - All layers not checked - repeat 1x.

Image - Mirror.

Place this one upper right - see example.

Add your watermark

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 9

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - foreground color.

If you don't want to animate, save your crea as a jpg file and you're done.

 

Do you want to animate, click for explanation.

 

I hope you enjoyed making this lesson :-)

 

This lesson can not arrive at groups without my permission.

I certainly don't like copying.

If you want to link my lesson, please mail me.

Love Elvira

 

Translated by Zial on August 3, 2012

 

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