Pink Fairy

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).

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 2 tubes - 1 scrapkit.

 

The tubes are by Moon Daisy.

The scrapkit is by Misfits Scrapz.

Thank you so much for the beautiful tubes and scrapkit.

Click for her site.

 

The other tube is unknown to me.

If it's yours, please let me know so I can give you the proper credit.

 

Step 1

Open the tubes and the scrapkit in PSP - minimize them for now.

Open a transparent image of 800 x 550.

Selections - Select all.

Open the folder 'MisfitsScrapz_ILoveYou'.

Copy 'MisfitsScrapz_ILoveYou_Paper01'.

Paste into the selection.

Don't deselect!

Selections - Modify - Contract - 35 pixels.

Step 2

Open the folder 'MisfitsScrapz_ILoveYou'.

Open 'MisfitsScrapz_ILoveYou_Paper04'.

Promote your background layer into a raster layer.

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Edges, Square - Square Edge 07.

Edit - Copy.

Back to your working image.

Layers - New raster layer.

Paste into the selection.

Selections - Select none.

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 70 - Blur 23 - color black.

Repeat with vert and hor to -3 (minus 3).

Step 3

Open the folder 'MisfitsScrapz_ILoveYou'.

Copy 'MisfitsScrapz_ILoveYou_WrappedFrame'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 80% - All layers not checked.

Move the frame a bit up - see main image.

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 70 - Blur 10 - color #9a0061.

Step 4

Copy 'tube Heavens_Garden_MD'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it in the frame - see main image.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Select the part that's out of the frame - press Delete.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 84.

Activate your top layer.

Step 5

Copy tube 'Myst_2____label_js__Sm'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 65% - All layers not checked - repeat 1x with 75%.

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

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Step 6

Open the folder 'MisfitsScrapz_ILoveYou'.

Copy 'MisfitsScrapz_ILoveYou_Bow05'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Image - Rotate - Free rotate - Left - 18.

Place it left on the top of the frame - see main image.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Place it left on top of the frame.

Step 7

Open the folder 'MisfitsScrapz_ILoveYou'.

Copy 'MisfitsScrapz_ILoveYou_Wordart'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 50% - All layer not checked - repeat 1x with 65%.

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 2 - Opacity 75 - Blur 10 - color black.

Place the text up to the left - see main image.

Layers - Duplicate.

Place it in the middle.

Layers - Duplicate - Place it on the right.

Layers - Merge - Merge down - Repeat 1x.

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

Layers - Duplicate - Place it below - see main image.

Step 8

Open the folder 'MisfitsScrapz_ILoveYou'.

Copy 'MisfitsScrapz_ILoveYou_Flower01'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 50% - All layers not checked - repeat 1x with 65%.

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 2 - Opacity 75 - Blur 10 - color #9a0061.

Place the flower left.

Layers - Duplicate - Image - Mirror.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Add your name and/or watermark.

Step 9

Image - Add borders - 2 pixels - foreground color.

Image - Add borders - 18 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 - Resize - 85% - All layers checked.

Step 10

Select the dark border with your Magic wand.

Layers - Duplicate - do this until you have 4 layers.

Activate the bottom one.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Constellation - click on settings - choose 'Bling Bling' - with these settings:

Step 11

Activate layer 2.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Constellation - click 1x on Random Seed.

Activate layer 3.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Constellation - click 1x on Random Seed.

Activate layer 4.

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Constellation - click 1x on Random Seed.

Selections - Select none.

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

Step 12

Open the file you just saved in AS.

Edit - Select all (Ctrl+A).

Animation - Resize animation - 85% - repeat 1x with 90%.

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 May 4, 2011

 

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