Fire of Love

 

Daty, ich habe keine Worte des Dankes, dass meine Dankbarkeit für deine großzügige Angebot übereinstimmen, das du mir al deine Tutorials und Stationery's gegeben hast, vielen lieben Dank.

Daty, there are no words that can express my gratitude for your generous offer that you gave me all your stationery and tutorials, with lots of love, Zial.

This tutorial was made in PSP 9, but can also be made in the other versions.

 

Here you can download the materials.

It contains: 4 tubes - 1 brush - 1 gradient - 1 gold pattern - 1 preset shape - 1 font.

Open the font and minimize it, or load fonts by Tools of font FXplorer - Click 'Load Fonts (by Folder) - click on the font you want and it's in your font in PSP.

Juls, MH and Party Mists and Tubes, thank you all very much for your beautiful tubes.

 

For this lesson your need Animation Shop (AS).

Hereyou can download the plugins Eye Candy 3.1 and Graphics Plus.

If you have placed everything in it's folder, you can start :-)

 

Step 1

Open a transparent image of 500 x 400 pixels.

Set your background to color #6d050e.

Set your foreground color to black and to gradient "Fire" - with these settings:

Flood fill your image with this gradient.

Step 2

Layers - Duplicate.

Image - Mirror - Image - Flip.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 50.

Adjust - Add/remove noise - Add noise - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Step 3

Set your foreground to pattern "gold5a".

Activate your Preset shapes - find shape "lijnen1a".

Draw the lines from left below to right up.

Move it to the upper right corner.

Click in your layer palette on the little black cross - set it like this:

Layers - Convert to raster layer.

Layers - Duplicate.

Image - Mirror - Image - Flip.

It should look like this:

Step 4

Copy tube "Mund".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Move it to the upper right corner.

Activate your Erase tool - Erase carefully the fingers, just over the edge.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 28.

Step 5

Copy tube "juls-sting".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Move him to the upper left corner.

Erase carefully a bit of the bottom, so it's a good transition.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 30.

Step 6

Copy tube "PatryMists_BritneySpears".

Paste as a new layer to your working image.

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

Activate the line layer.

Erase the lines under the woman.

Activate your bottom layer.

Step 7

Layers - New raster layer.

Activate your Brush tool - find brush "D_Text" - Size 400.

Click 1x with your gold pattern in your image.

Erase carefully everything what's on the head of the man, the woman and the mouth.

Activate your top layer.

Step 8

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Select all.

Flood fill the selection with your gold pattern.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Flood fill with your gradient.

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - with these settings:

Selections - Modify - Contract - 10 pixels.

Flood fill with your gold pattern.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 2 pixels.

Effects - 3D Effects - Cutout - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.

Step 9

Copy tube "MD-CreamCorner".

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Place it in the upper left corner.

Image - Mirror - Image - Flip.

Step 10

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible.

Activate your Text tool - font Boulevard - with these settings:

Set your foreground to the gold pattern - close your background color.

Type your text.

If you prefer a larger text, you pull it a bit apart.

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 1 - Opacity 100 - Blur 1 - color black.

Step 11

Duplicate this layer 3x - Duplicate your merged layer 3x.

Move the layers in your layer palette above each other:

Text layer 1 above image 1.

Text layer 2 above image 2.

Text layer 3 above image 3.

Step 12

Activate your top text layer.

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 3 - Fire - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge down - close.

Step 13

Activate the 3rd texst layer.

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 3 - Fire - set Random Seed to 64.

Layers - Merge - Merge down - close.

Step 14

Activate the 2nd texst layer.

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 3 - Fire - set Random Seed to 79.

Layers - Merge - Merge down - close.

Step 15

Activate the 1st texst layer.

Effects - Plugins - Eye Candy 3 - Fire - set Random Seed to 88.

Layers - Merge - Merge down.

Open all layers.

Save your image as a PSP-file in a folder of your choice.

Step 16

To AS: File - Open - find the image you just saved.

Edit - Select all (ctrl+a).

Animations - Frame properties - 35.

Step 17

View - Animation.

You now can see how your animation looks.

If you like it, save it as a gif file and you're done!

I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)

 

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Translated by Zial on January 17, 2011

© by Daty