Leonytag

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 Animation Shop (AS)

and a gold pattern of your choice.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 4 tubes - 1 animation.

 

The tubes are by Marif, SDH and Suzi Sgai.

Thank you so much for the beautiful tubes.

 

Please let the tubes intact out of respect for the tubester.

 

Let's go...

 

Step 1

Open the tubes in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #9c3121.

Set your background color to #de9c7b.

Set your background to your gold pattern - Angle 0 - Scale 100.

Open a transparent image of 300 x 400 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your foreground color.

Step 2

Selections - Select all.

Copy tube 'ss-1331 misted tube'.

Paste into the selection.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 3 pixels.

Selections - Invert.

Step 3

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill the selection with your gold pattern.

Selections - Select none.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Copy this image and minimize it.

Step 4

Open a new transparent image of 700 x 450 pixels.

Flood fill this image with your foreground color.

Paste as a new layer on your working image (the minimized image).

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

Place it on the left side.

Image - Rotate - Free rotate - Right - 25 - nothing checked.

For placing see main image.

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow:

Vert 5 - Hor 7 - Opacity 45 - Blur 10 - color black.

Step 5

Copy tube 'marif-2006 octobre misted decor tube'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Set the Blend mode to Luminance (L).

Place the tube at the right side - see main image.

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Step 6

Copy tube 'heartbeads' or 'hartjes'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow - same settings as before.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Image - Resize - 85% - All layers checked.

Step 7

Image - Add borders - 3 pixels - white.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Flood fill the selection with your gold pattern.

Selections - Select none.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - background color.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - background color.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - 3 pixels - white.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Flood fill the selection with your gold pattern.

Selections - Select none.

Step 8

Add your watermark.

Image - Resize - 85% - All layers checked.

Save it as a JPG file and you're done!

If you want the flame on the candle:

Step 9

Open your crea in AS.

Click Ctrl+C - click now 3x Ctrl+L.

You now have 4 frames.

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all.

Step 10

Open animation 'candle_light2 small' in AS.

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all - Edit Copy.

Step 11

Back to your main animation.

Edit - Paste - Into selected frame.

Place the flame on the candle.

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 June 18, 2011

 

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