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

 

Unfortunately her site is no longer online.

 

For this lesson you need the following plugin:

Greg's Factory Output Voll II - Pool Shadow.

You can download it

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 6 tubes - 1 gold pattern.

Place the gold pattern in your Pattern folder.

 

The tubes are by Cicelybarker, LorenzoMariani and Pamela.

Thank you so much for the beautiful tubes.

 

The other tubes 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 700 x 500 pixels.

Set your foreground color to #16174d.

Set your background color to #ae0000.

Flood fill your image with your foreground color.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Linear' - Angle 45 - Repeats 2 - Invert not checked.

Flood fill this layer with your gradient.

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - 10.

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 30 pixels.

Step 3

Selections - Invert.

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill with gold pattern 'Gold1'.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Press Delete.

Step 4

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your foreground color.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 70.

Adjust - Add/remove noise - Add noise - Uniform checked - Monochrome not checked - 20.

Selections - Select none.

Step 5

Copy tube 'lb_doublegoldframe'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 85% - All layers not checked - repeat 1x.

Place it in the upper left corner - see image below:

Activate your Magic wand.

Select the middle part of the frame - see screen above.

Step 6

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your background color.

Layers - New raster layer.

Copy tube 'elfje24'.

Paste into the selection.

Give a Drop shadow at your choice.

Close all layers except these 3.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Step 7

Activate your Magid wand.

Select the transparent border of the right frame - see screen:

Flood fill the selection with the gradient from step 2.

Selections - Select none.

Activate your Magic wand.

Select the transparent border of the left frame - see screen:

Flood fill the selection with your foreground color.

Effects - Plugins - Greg's Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow - default settings.

Selections - Select none.

Step 8

Copy tube 'Speak Hear See No Evil Fairies~LJT'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place them left below - see main image.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 64.

Step 9

Copy tube 'Aeterea~LorenzoMariani~SF'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

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

Activate your Eraser.

Erase the hair that is over the edge.

Step 10

Copy tube 'Accent_GoldHeart_mc'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place it on top, right of center - see main image.

Add your watermark.

If everything is to your liking, then:

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 11

Open pamela_corners_hearts_1j.

Copy the corner you like best.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 12

Activate your Freehand selection - Point to point - Mode to Add (Shift).

Select the gold erea in the frame - see image below:

Layers - Duplicate - repeat 1x.

You now have 3 layers.

Step 13

Close the top 2 layers.

Activate layer 1.

Adjust - Add/remove noise - Add noise - Gaussian and Monochrome checked - 20.

Close this layer.

Open and activate layer 2 (make sure you are on that layer).

Adjust - Add/remove noise - Add noise - Gaussian and Monochrome checked - 25.

Close this layer.

Open and activate the top layer.

Adjust - Add/remove noise - Add noise - Gaussian and Monochrome checked - 30.

Selections - Select none.

Open all layers.

Activate layer 1 - Edit - Copy.

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

Step 14

Back to PSP.

Activate layer 2 - Edit - Copy.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Step 15

Back to PSP.

Activate layer 3 - Edit - Copy.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Image - Resize - 85% - All layers checked.

If you think it's still too big, you can repeat the Resize by 85%.

Step 16

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 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 April 7, 2012

 

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