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Thanks to the creators of the tubes

Leave names and watermarks intact from the creators

Materials: here

Plugins – FM Tile Tools – Filter Factory C – Andromeda –  here

 

1/ Put in your materiale palette the foreground color to #d5864a and background color to #893222  

Set also your background to gradient - linear

Angle 45 - repeats 0 - invert not checked.

2/ Open a transparent image of  540 x 380 pixels and floodfill with foreground color

Layers - new raster layer and fill with the gradient

Adjust - blur - gausian blur - reach 20

 

3/ Layers - Load Save Mask - Load Mask from Disk - and look for sdtMask 175 - with the following institutions

 

Layers - merge - merge group

Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical and horizontal 1, opacity 100, blur 0 and color black

Adjust - sharpness - sharpen

 

4/ Layers - new raster layer

Selections - selection load/save - selection load from disk - Autumn_MP - with the following institutions

Activate and copy - Sorensen_Designs Mist Apr 173-10 - paste in the selection

Selections - select none

 

5/ Activate an copy - k@rine_ dreams _Pretty_Face_978_MARS 2010 - paste as new layer on your image

Image - resize - 30% - all layers unchecked -  move left at the edge in the rectangle

Adjust - sharpness - sharpen

Effects- 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical and horizontal 5, opacity 40, blur 8 and color black

 

6/ Image - add borders - 2 pixels - background color  - symmetrical checked

 

Minimize this image - that's for later

 

7/ Make a gradient  linear with your foreground and background colors

Angle 45- repeats 3 - invert not checked 

 8/ Open a new transparent image of 640 x 480 pixels and fill with the gradient

 

9/ Layers - new raster layer

Selections - select all

Activate and copy - Sorensen_Designs Mist Apr 173-10 - paste in the selection

Selections - select none

Put the opacity of this layer in your layer palette to 20

Effects - plugins - FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss - with the following institutions

 

10/ Layers - new raster layer and fill with foreground color

Effects - plugins - Filter Factory C - Grid - with the following institutions

Selections - select all

Selections - float

Selections -defloat

Set in your material palette the forground to goldbeads pattern

Angle 0 - scale 100

Fill the selection with the goldbeads pattern

Selections - select none

Effects - plugins - Graphic Plus - Cross Shadow - using defaut settings

Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow  - using the same settings as before

 

11/ Activate the second layer counting from the bottom

Activate and copy - automne11Sept07Bnll - paste as new layer on your image and move left

Put the opacity of this layer in your layers palette to 50

 

12/ Layers - merge - merge all 

13/ Activate and copy - the previous image that you had minimized -  paste as new layer on your image

Image - resize - 90% - all layers unchecked

Effects - plugins - Andromeda - perspective

Adjust - sharpness - sharpen

Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical and horizontal 3, opacity 35, blur 10 and color black

Repeat this drop shadow but now with vertical and horizontal -3

 

14/Activate and copy - Image2Maple_LR - paste as new layer on your image

Image - resize - 70% - all layers unchecked

Image - mirror and move to the bottom left- see my example

 

Effects - 3D effects- drop shadow - vertical and horizontal 3, opacity 50, blur 8 and color black

 

15/ Image - add borders - 4 pixels - color white - symmetrical checked

Select this border with your magic wand - mode: add - tolerance and feather 0

Fill this border with the goldbeads pattern

Selections - select none

 

16/ Activate and copy - k@rine_ dreams _Pretty_Face_978_MARS 2010 - paste as new layer on your image

Image - resize - 70% - all layers unchecked

 

Image - mirror  - move right

Effects - 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical 10, horizontal 0, opacity 40, blur 10 and color black

 

17/ Add any text and place your watermark
 

18/ Layers - merge - merge all

File - Export - JPEG optimization

 

Let's add an animation

Open Animation Shop

 

19/ File - Open - search your animation - autum022
It has 17 frames

Edit - select all

 

20/ File - open - search the image you made

Copy your image by clicking on Copy

Then click on paste after current and you do this until you have 17 frames

Edit - select all

 

21/ Slide the leaf from the first frame of the animation on the first frame of your image

 

22/ Animation - frame properties - show time 25

File - save as a GIF

 

This Lesson is Finished

 

I hope you enjoyed making it

 

 This lesson is written by me on september 3, 2010

 

 ©MarinetteP

 

 

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