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

Unfortunately her site is no longer onlne.

 

you can download the materials.

It contains: 10 tubes.

 

** Step 1 **

Open a transparent image of 640 x 480 pixels.

Set your foreground color to #747d3c.

Set your background color to #2c87c4.

Set your foreground to gradient 'Foreground-background' - Linear - Angle 0 - Repeats 0 - Invert not checked.

Flood fill your image with this gradient.

 

** Step 2 **

Copy tube 'achtergrond01'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place it in the upper right corner.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 90.

Copy tube 'achtergrond02'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Place this one in the upper left corner, so that the 2 images overlap each other - see main image.

 

** Step 3 **

Copy tube 'achtergrond03'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 110% - All layers not checked.

Place it at the bottom against the edge.

Image - Resize - 3x 80% - All layers not checked - repeat 1x with 90%.

Place it to the left and a little up.

Layers - Arrange - Move down.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow - with these settings:

Vert and Hor 5 - Opacity 50 - Blur 5 - color black.

 

** Step 4 **

Activate your top layer.

Copy tube 'golf0'7-hole'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 80% - All layers not checked - repeat 2x.

Place the hole in the middle of the lawn and a little to the right.

Set the Opacity of this layer to 60.

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

 

** Step 5 **

Copy tube 'golf24' (or golf24a, without text).

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

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

Image - Mirror.

Place them on the right side near the hole.

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

 

** Step 6 **

Copy tube 'golf25ananas'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 90% - All layers not checked.

 

** Step 7 **

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

Selections - Select all.

Image - Add borders - 3 pixels - color #3287bd.

Selections - Invert.

Effects - 3D effects - Inner bevel - with these settings:

 

** Step 8 **

Selections - Select all.

Image - Add borders - 15 pixels - same color.

Selections - Invert.

Effects - Reflection effects - Kaleidoscope - with these settings:

Selections - Select all.

Image - Add borders - 3 pixels - color #3287bd.

Selections - Invert.

Effects - 3D effects - Inner bevel - same settings as before.

Selections - Select none.

Add your name or watermark.

Image - Resize - Width 640 pixels.

 

** Step 9 **

Open a new transparent image of 500 x 500 pixels.

Close your background layer.

Set your foreground color to #6bb7e7.

Activate your Preset shape tool - Ellipse (circle) - with these settings:

Draw a circle in the middle of your image:

Layers - Convert Vector layer to Raster layer.

 

** Step 10 **

Adjust - Blur - Radial blur - with these settings:

Copy this layer - go to AS - Paste as a new animation.

Effects - Insert image effect - with these settings:

Click on Adjust - with these settings:

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all.

Animation - Reverse frames.

 

** Step 11 **

Back to PSP.

Copy the image you just made.

To AS: Paste as a new animation.

Click 1x Ctrl+C - click now 6x Ctrl_L.

You now have 7 frames.

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all.

Activate your circle animation - Edit - Copy.

Back to your main animation - Edit - Paste - In selected frame.

Release the mouse button only when you know it's on its place.

 

** Step 12 **

Be sure all frames are still selected - Edit - Copy.

Click in the last frame - Edit - Paste - After current frame.

Click again in the last frame - Edit - Paste - After current frame.

 

** Step 13 **

Back to PSP.

Open tube 'golf16bal'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Image - Resize - 6x 80% - All layers not checked.

Edit - Copy.

To AS: Open a transparent image of 400 x 400 pixels.

Paste - In selected frame.

Place it right below on the transparent image.

Repeat the image effect of step 7.

Click in frame 1 - Edit - Select all.

Animation - Reverse frames.

 

** Step 14 **

Now pay attention:

Activate your Move tool:

If you don't see it in AS in the Toolbar, go to View - check on Materials and Forms.

Activate frame 7 - move the ball down, but be careful that it's placed in the same line as frame 6.

Please check the boxes and make sure the ball is a little further to the right.

Repeat this with frame 8 - and again a little further to the right.

Make sure that the balls are in one line.

Click on your Arrow - Click in frame 8.

Edit - Copy - Paste - After current frame.

Move it a little to the right with your Move tool.

Edit - Copy - Paste - After current frame.

Move it a little to the right with your Move tool.

The last ball must end at far right.

Click occasionally on View - Animation, to see if the animation is running well.

If the animation runs properly - click in frame one.

Edit - Select all - Edit - Copy.

Activate your main animation (make sure all frames are still selected).

Edit - Paste - In selected frame.

Look at the main image where the first ball must be in order to end at the hole properly:

 

** Step 15 **

Open tube 'Golfbal-half' in AS.

Click in frame one - Edit - Select all - Edit - Copy.

Click on top of your main animation.

Click in the last frame (it is blue now).

Now click with the Shift key in the frame AFTER the frame where the last ball to be seen.

Only the frames where there is NO ball are selected.

Paste the golf ball in the hole, the bottom against the edge of the hole.

Activate the frames 1 to 7.

Animation - Frame properties - 5.

Activate the frames 8 till the last frame.

Animation - Frame properties - 10.

 

** Step 16 **

View - Animation.

You now can see how your animation looks.

If the animation runs well, save your crea as a gif file and you're done!

 

Harlekina All rights reserved

September 23, 2009

 

If you have questions or something else to report, please mail me, I will react as soon as possible.

I would appreciate it, if you put your creation in my Guestbook.

Please make sure that it's not greather than 500 pixels on the longest side.

The creations that stand out in my Guestbook, I will put them in the slideshow on my site.

And maybe I will put him in this lesson.

 

Translated by Zial on August 24, 2012

 

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