A Special Love

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This tutorial was made in PSP X2, but can also be made in the other versions.

 

For this lesson you need Animation Shop (AS)

and the following plugins:

Greg's Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow

You can download the plugins

Place or install the plugins in your Plugin folder.

If you have to install plugins, you have to restart your PSP, so they work immediately.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 4 tubes - 1 image - 1 selection.

Place the selection in your Selection folder.

 

The tubes are by Just for Fun, Patry and PTR.

The other tubes are unknown to me.

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

 

Thank you so much for the beautiful tubes and image.

Please don't remove the watermark.

The Copyright belongs to the original artist.

Let the credit to the maker.

 

Step 1

Open the tubes in PSP - minimize them for now.

Set your foreground color to #781317 (or at your choice).

Set your background color to #000000 (or at your choice).

Open a transparent image of 650 x 550 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your background color.

Effects - Plugins - Greg's Factory Output Vol. II - Pool Shadow - default settings.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Selections - Load/save selection - Load selection from disk - load selection 'topfashion' - with these settings:

Copy image 'turnanewleaf'.

Back to your working image.

Paste into the selection.

Change the Blend mode of this layer to Multiply.

Selections - Select none.

Step 3

Open tube 'FUN_100_JAN09'.

Image - Resize - Height 450 pixels.

Edit - Copy

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Mirror.

Place her in the lower right corner - see main image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 3 - Opacity 60 - Blur 6 - color black.

Step 4

Open tube 'pspA76'.

Image - Resize - Height 300 pixels.

Edit - Copy.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Change the Blend mode of this layer to Soft light.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 75,

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

Step 5

Copy tube HE_GTY_4.pspimage'

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Move it down.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 1 - Opacity 60 - Blur 1 - color black.

Step 6

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Step 7

Image - Add borders - Symmetric - 1 pixel - black.

Edit - Copy.

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

Step 8

Click 1x Ctrl+C - click now 11x Ctrl+L.

You now have 12 frames.

Click in frame 1.

Edit - Select all.

Step 9

Open tube 'BlingHeartDropRedPTR' in AS.

Click in frame 1 - Press Delete (to delete the blue frame).

Click in frame 1.

Edit - Select all - Edit - Copy.

Step 10

Back to your main animation.

Edit - Paste - In selected frame.

Release your mouse button when your ani is on the right place.

Step 11

Animation - Frame properties - 20 (or at your choice, the higher the number, the slower the animation).

Step 12

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!

If you got a screen, click 3x Next - click 1x Finish.

 

I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)

 

If you want your crea in my Gallery:

Image - Resize - Width 500 pixels.

Save your crea as a jpg file and please send me an email with your crea.

 

This lesson was written by Gerrie on January 19, 2009.

This lesson is and remains the property of Gerrie.

You are not allowed to copy or distribute my lessons without my written permission.

All my lessons are self designed ... so any agreement is purely coincidental.

All my lessons are registered with TWI.

Translated by Zial on January 24, 2014

 

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