Diamond Rings

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

 

Unfortunately her site is no longer online.

 

This lesson is for Bangles, Connie because she is always there for me on the right moments.

 

For this tutorial you need Animation Shop (AS)

and the following plugin:

VM Extravaganza - White Lines.

You can download the plugin

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 4 tubes - 1 Animation.

 

The tubes are by Gini, Lenypeny and Patry Mists.

Thank you so much for your beautiful tubes.

 

The tube 01~hearts purple and animation LD-silver3frhor.mng are unknown to me.

If they are yours, please let me know so I can give you the proper credit.

 

Let's get started :-)

 

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 #d5b2bf.

Set your background color to white.

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

Flood fill your image with this gradient.

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - 15.

Effects - Plugins - VM Extravaganza - White Lines - with these settings:

If this effect doesn't work, do the following:

Effects - Plugins - Transmission: 3 - 255 - 0.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your gradient.

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - 15.

Effects - Texture effects - Blinds - foreground color - with these settings:

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Activate your top layer.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 36.

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen.

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

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert 4 - Hor 2 - Opacity 45 - Blur 10 - black.

Repeat with Vert to -4 (minus 4) and Hor to -2 (minus 2).

Step 3

Copy tube 'JLoPerfume_TubedByGini_10_07_05'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 50% - All layers not checked.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 76.

Step 4

Copy tube 'PatryMists_06_Beauty_46'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Mirror.

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

Place her on the right side - see main image.

Step 5

Copy tube '01~hearts purple'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it upper right - see main image.

Set the Blend mode of this layer to Luminance (L).

Step 6

Copy tube 'Leny-bloem104'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it in the middle - see main image.

Layers - Arrange - Move down - repeat this 1x.

Your layer palette should look like this:

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 7

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - white.

Image - Add borders - 15 pixels - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - white.

Add your watermark and text if you want too.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Edit - Copy.

Step 8

To AS: Edit - Paste - As a new animation.

Click Ctrl+C - click now 2x Ctrl+L.

You now have 3 frames.

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all (Ctrl+A).

Step 9

Open animation 'LD-silver3frhor' in AS.

Click in frame 1.

Edit - Select all  - Edit - Copy.

Step 10

Back to your main animation.

Edit - Paste - In selected frame.

Repeat Paste into selected frame, until you have anough animation in your crea.

View - Animation.

You now can see how your animation looks.

If you are satisfied:

Save your crea as a gif file and you're done!

 

I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)

 

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 October 30, 2012

 

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