Love Blend

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

 

This lesson was specifically written for Sandra and Phillipe, who are married on 07-20-2007.

Warmly congratulations on your Wedding.

 

Unfortunately her site is no longer online.

 

For this tutorial you need Animation Shop (AS)

and the following plugin:

Xenofex 2.0 - Constellation

You can download the plugin

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 5 tubes.

 

The tubes are by Birry, Gini, Jolanda and Patry Mists.

Thank you so much for the beautiful tubes.

 

The Doves 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 transparante image of 712 x 504 pixels.

Set your foreground color to #e1e1e6

Set your background color to #bcbdca

Set your foreground to gradient 'Linear' - Angle 35 - Repeats 2.

Flood fill your image with this gradient.

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - 17.

Step 2

Copy tube 'flowers Misted By BIRRY'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place it upper right - see main image.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 52.

Step 3

Open tube 'PatryMists-Sully_Bride02'.

Image - Resize - with these settings:

Edit - Copy -Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place her on the left side - see main image.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 80.

Step 4

Copy tube 'Joland@ Man-001'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Mirror.

Image - Resize - 50% - All layers not checked - repeat 1x with 75% and 1x with 90%.

Place it right below - see main image.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 60.

Step 5

Copy tube 'Lace_Ring_'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Image - Rotate - Free rotate - Right - 30 - nothing checked.

Step 6

Copy tube 'PP_2Doves2_DVDM'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 75% - All layers not checked - repeat 1x with 85%.

Place it on the right side on the flowers - see main image.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Image - Resize - 85% - All layers checked.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 7

Image - Add borders - 1 pixel - black.

Image - Add borders - 5 pixels - color #e1e1e6

Image - Add borders - 1 pixel - black.

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 6 pixels.

Selections - Modify - Select selection borders - 5 pixels - Outside and Anti alias checked.

Step 8

Activate your Selection tool - Freehand selection - Point to point - Add (Shift) checked.

Select the parts you want to animate.

You can also look at the main image.

If you're done:

Layers - Duplicate - repeat 2x, you now have 4 layers.

Step 9

Activate layer 1.

Effects - Plugins - Xenofex 2.0 - Constellation.

Settings - choose Glimmer - with these settings:

Activate layer 2.

Effects - Plugins - Xenofex 2.0 - Constellation - click Random Seed 1x.

Activate layer 3.

Effects - Plugins - Xenofex 2.0 - Constellation - click Random Seed 1x.

Activate layer 4.

Effects - Plugins - Xenofex 2.0 - Constellation - click Random Seed 1x.

Selections - Select none.

Step 10

Activate and copy layer 1.

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

Step 11

Back to PSP.

Activate and copy layer 2.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Step 12

Back to PSP.

Activate and copy layer 3.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Step 13

Back to PSP.

Activate and copy layer 4.

To AS: Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Edit - Select all (Ctrl+A).

Animation - Resize animation - 85%.

Do you find it still too large, repeat resizing.

Save it as a GIF file and you're done :-)

 

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.

 

Translated by Zial on July 15, 2012

 

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