Ballet

Thanks to Dennis for his cooperation in translating this tutorial

 

Materials find  Here

Plugins - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - find Here

Plugins -&Bkg Designer sf 10 I : Dice it - &Bkg Designer sf 10 II: ALFs Border Mirror Bevel - find Here

 

Open your materials in PSP and Minimize

We Begin

1)   Put in your Materials Palette / Foreground Color to #383838 and the Background Color to #808080

Create a Linear Gradient (with these settings)

2)   Open a New Transparent Image 800 X 500 pixels

Flood Fill with the Gradient

Effects / Plugins / Filters Unlimited 2.0 / Bkg Designer / sf10 I / Dice It (with these settings) 30 / 255

 

3)   Effects / Plugins / Filters Unlimited 2.0 / Bkg Designer & sf 10 I / ALFs Border Mirror Bevel (with these settings) 128 / 64

Effects / Edge Effects / Enhance

Adjust / Add Remove Noise / Add Noise / Gaussian / 10%

4) Image / Add Borders / 1 pixel / White / Symmetrical Checked

5) Image / Add Borders / 30 pixels / Black

Select this Border with the Magic Wand

Layers / New Raster Layer

Flood Fill with the Gradient

Effects / Plugins / Filters Unlimited 2.0 / Bkg Designer & sf 10 II / Diagonal Mirror (with these settings) 60 / 28 / 0

Selections / Keep Selected

Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen

Effects / Edge Effects / Enhance

Selections / Invert

Click on the Bottom Layer in your Layers Palette

Layers / Promote Background Layer

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal 5 / Opacity 40 / Blur 10 / Color Black

Repeat the Drop Shadow but with Vertical and Horizontal -5

Selections / Select None

 

 

6) Back to the Top Layer

Activate / “1250147448_paysages / Copy and paste as a new layer on your image

Move Down (see my example)

 

7) Layers / New Raster Layer

Activate the Freehand Selection Tool (with these settings)

Select the Image (see example below)

Activate / “SS_389” (man’s head) / Copy and paste into the selection

Selections / Select None

Set the Blend Mode of this Layer to Luminance (Legacy) and the Opacity to 60

 

8) Duplicate this Layer in your Layers Palette

Image / Mirror

 

9) Activate / “13154694121_femmes” / Copy and paste as a new layer on your image

Place to the Bottom (see my example)

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal 4 / Opacity 40 / Blur 10 / Color Black

 

10) Activate / “y_scraplace” / Copy Layer 5 / Paste as a new layer on your image

Image / Free Rotate (with these settings)

Place on Top (see my example)

11) Activate / “Wordart_ballet_Marenette_2012” / Copy and paste as a new layer on your image

 

Move the Image upwards

12) Layers / New Raster Layer / Add your Name and or Watermark

 

13) Layers / Merge / Merge All

14) Activate / “y_scraprings” / Copy Layer 2 / Paste as a new layer on your image

Name this Layer “Circles”

Place in the Left Upper Corner

Duplicate this Layer in your Layers Palette 3X for a total of 4 

Place them equally spaced along the diagonal line (see my example below)

15) Close the eye of the bottom layer in your layers palette

Activate the Top Layer

Layers / Merge / Merge All

Open the Eye of the Bottom Layer

Activate the Top Layer

Effects / Plugins / Simple / Top Left Mirror

Then you have this

16) Activate your Magic Wand / Add Mode

Now Select Inside the Circles

Selections / Modify / Expand by 4 pixels

Select the Bottom Layer in your Layers Palette and press the delete key on your keyboard

Now you have this

Keep this Layer Selected

17) Layers / New Raster Layer /Name this Layer “Two”

Activate / “Achtergrond Ballet” / Copy and Paste into Selection

Selections / Select None

Adjust / Add Remove Noise / Add Noise / Gaussian 20% / Monochrome Checked

Duplicate this Layer in your Layers Palette /Name this Layer “Three”

Image / Flip

Duplicate this Layer in your Layers Palette / Name this Layer “Four”

Image / Mirror

Duplicate this Layer in your Layers Palette / Name this Layer “Five”

Image / Flip

 

18) Activate the Top Layer in your Layers Palette (the one with the circles)

Effects / 3D Effects / Drop Shadow / Vertical and Horizontal 1 / Opacity 100 / Blur 0 / Color Black

 

19) Now close the eyes of layers 2 / 3 and 4 in the Layers Palette

20) Edit / Copy Merged

 

Open Animation Shop

1)   Edit / Paste as a New Animation

 

Back to PSP

2)   Close the eye of Layer 5 and Open the Eye of Layer 4

Edited / Copy Merged

 

Back to Animation Shop

3)   Paste after current frame

 

Back to PSP

4)   Close the Eye of Layer 4 and Open the Eye of Layer 3

Edit / Copy Merged

 

Back to Animation Shop

5)   Paste after Current Frame

 

Back to PSP

6)   Close the Eye of Layer 3 / Open the Eye of Layer 2

Edit / Copy

 

Back to Animation Shop

7) Edit / Paste After Current Frame

Edit / Select All

Animation Frame Properties 25

File / Save as a gif file

 

This Lesson is Ready

I hope you found it fun to make

Written and Created by Marinette Designs on February 27, 2012

 

This tutorial is tested by Dennis

Thanks Dennis

Thanks to the Creators of the Tubes

 

©MarinetteP

 

 

 

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