Secret of my Heart

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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 plugin:

Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow

You can download the plugin

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 mask.

Place the mask in your mask folder.

 

The tubes are by Josť Branco, Guismo, Manue Designs and Mary.

The mask is by Ozimo.

 

Thank you so much for the beautiful tubes and mask.

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 #edd44c (or at your choice).

Set your background color to #605002 (or at your choice).

Open a transparent image of 950 x 550 pixels.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Foreground-background' - Sunburst - with these settings:

Flood fill your image with your background color.

Step 2

Layers - New raster layer.

Flood fill this layer with your gradient.

Layers - Load/save mask - Load mask from disk - load mask 'ozimo_msk23910' - with these settings:

Layers - Merge - Merge group.

Activate your Flood fill tool.

Click 1x with your background color on the right side, a little from the edge - see main image.

Step 3

Copy tube 'lunapaisagem1466'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 70% - All layers not checked.

Place it on the right side - see main image.

Lower the Opacity of this layer to 60.

Step 4

Copy tube 'calguisdecor8310'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it on the right side - see main image.

Activate your Freehand selection - From point to point - Replace checked - Feather 0 - Anti alias checked.

Select a part of the bar - see image below:

Press Delete.

Selections - Select none.

Change the Blend mode of this layer to Luminance (L).

Step 5

Copy tube 'Mary 150212-19'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Step 6

Copy tube 'manuedesigns_elements'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it on the right side - see main image.

Change the Blend mode of this layer to Luminance (L).

Step 7

Layers - New raster layer.

Add your name and/or watermark.

Edit - Copy special - Copy merged.

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

Step 8

Back to PSP.

Activate the layer 'calguisdecor8310'.

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

Edit - Copy special - Copy merged.

To AS: Paste - After current frame.

Step 9

Back to PSP - click 1x Undo.

Activate the layer 'Mary 150212-19'.

Effects - Plugins - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow - same settings, only Brightness to 80.

Edit - Copy special - Copy merged.

To AS: Paste - After current frame.

Step 10

Edit - Select all.

Animation - Frame properties - 70.

Step 11

View - Animation.

You now can see how your animation looks.

If you are satisfied:

Animation - Resize animation - Width 850 pixels.

Save your crea as a gif file and you're done!

If you got a screen, click 4x Next - click 1x Finish and save your crea.

 

I hope you enjoyed making this tutorial :-)

 

This lesson was written by Gerrie on May 2, 2011.

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 June 5, 2013

 

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