EK Orange

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

 

Unfortunately her site is no longer online.

 

For this tutorial you need

a gold pattern of your choice

and the following plugin:

VM Natural - Sparkle

You can download the plugin

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 5 tubes.

 

The tubes are unknown to me.

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

 

Step 1

Open the tubes in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #d5711b.

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

Open a transparent image of 700 x 500 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your foreground color.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Copy tube 'oranje' - Paste into the selection.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 50.

Selections - Select none.

Step 3

Open tube 'oranje'.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - different color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Flood fill the selection with your gold pattern.

Selections - Select none.

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

Step 4

Copy tube 'Image79'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Mirror.

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

Place him upper left - see main image.

Step 5

Copy tube 'Image30'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 65% - All layers not checked.

Place him upper right - see main image.

Step 6

Copy tube 'Image73'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place him left below - see main image.

Copy tube 'Image83'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Mirror.

Place him right below - see main image.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 7

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - different color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Flood fill the selection with your gold pattern.

Selections - Select none.

Step 8

Image - Add borders - 15 pixels - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - different color.

Select this border with your Magic wand.

Flood fill the selection with your gold pattern.

Selections - Select none.

Add your watermark.

Step 9

Selections - Select all.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Selections - Select selection borders - with these settings:

Layers - Duplicate - repeat this 2x.

You now have 4 layers.

Step 10

Activate the bottom layer.

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

Activate layer 2.

Effects - Plugins - VM Natural - Sparkle - set Random Seed to 152.

Activate layer 3.

Effects - Plugins - VM Natural - Sparkle - set Random Seed to 162.

Activate layer 4.

Effects - Plugins - VM Natural - Sparkle - set Random Seed to 172.

Selections - Select none.

Step 11

Save your image as a PSP file or as a Animation Shop file.

Open your just saved image in AS.

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

Animation - Frame properties - 25.

Animation - Resize - 85%.

If you find it still too large repeat Resize.

View - Animation.

You now can see how your animation looks.

If you are satisfied:

File - Save as - 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 December 16, 2012

 

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