This tutorial  is translated by Marinette

 

 

Thanks to the creators of the tubes

Do not change the filenames

 

 Materials can be found here

  Filter - Flaming Peer can be found here

 Filter - Graphics Plus

 

 

Open the tubes in PSP and minimize

 

Place the  filters in the PSP plug in folder

 

 

1/Put your foreground color to #5c8d2e and your background color to  #155407

Create a gradient with your foreground color and background color with these settings:

 

 

2/ Open a transparent image of 640 x 480 pixels and flood fill with the gradient

Effects - plug in filters - Graphics Plus - Cross Shadow -  with default settings

 

3/Layers - new rasterlayer

Selections - select all

Copy - Achtergrond_Marinette_25-01-2009 - and paste in selection

Selections - select none

 

3/ Copy - SKF_Bottle259[1].07 - and paste as a new layer

Effects - plug in filter - Flaming Peer - Solidify A

Put the opacity of this layer at 50 

 

4/ Activate your - selection tool - custom selection

 

 With these settings: 

If evertything went well you get to see the selection on your image

 

5/ Layers - new rasterlayer

Copy - SKF_Bottle259[1].07 - and paste in selection

Selections – modify - select selections borders - with these settings:

6/ Put your forground color to #aaa200 and flood fill  your selection

Selections - select none

Effects - 3D effects - dropshadow - vertical and horizontal 4, opacity 80 , blur 14 and color black

Imag - mirror en place it a little bit more to the right and to the top

Adjust – sharpness - unsharp mask with these settings:

 

7/  Duplicate this layer in your layer palette

Image - resize -75% - DO not check  resize all layers

Adjust – sharpness - unsharp mask -  with the same settings as before and place it also at the right side - see my example

 

8/ Duplicate this layer 

Image - resize -75% - DO not check  resize all layers

Adjust – sharpness - unsharp mask  - with te same settings as before and place it also at the right side - see my example 

 

9/  copy -   Image132Goddess in Green_LR - and paste as a new layer

Image - resize - 40% - DO not check  resize all layers

Move it to the left

Duplicate this layer in your layer palette

Acitvate the second layer  in your layer palette

Effects - distortion effects - wind - wind direction right - wind power 100

 

11/ Activate the top layer in your layer palette

Effects - 3D effects - dropshadow - vertical and horizontal -8, opacity 60 , blur 14 and color black

12/ Go to your layer palette and close your bottom layer

 

13/ Activate the top layer in your layer palette

Layers merge - merge visible

Effects - plug-in filter - Unlimited 2.0 - Edges Square - Square Edges 04

Effects - 3D effects - dropshadow - vertical and horizontal 3, opacity 60 , blur 8 and color black

Repeat this dropshadow  but now with horizontal and vertical  -3

Open the eye of the bottom layer

 

14/ Add your watermark

layers - merge - merge all

 

Now we gonna add the animation

 

15/Activate the tube of the water drops

 

Activate your selection tool - with these settings - rectangle - add

Select one of the largest drops

Copy - paste as a new layer

 Place it in the large rectangle unther the leaf

 

16/ Activate the tube of the water drops , then select a slightly smaller drop

Copy - and paste as a new layer -  lower than the first drop

 

17/ Make the tube of water drops active  andsselect a drop of water that is smaller than the previous

Copy - and paste as a new layer -  place this drop a little  lower than the previous drop

 

18/ Make the tube of water drops active  then select a very small drop of water

Copy -  paste as a new layer and place it above the yellow border

 

19/ Now close the eyes of the three top layers in your layer palette

 

20/ Edit - merged copy  

 

Open Animation Shop

Edit - past as a new animation

 

Back to PSP

Now Close the eye of the largest drop ( raster 1)

Open the eye of raster 2

Edit - merged copy 

 

Back to Animation Shop

Edit - paste after active frame

 

Back to PSP

Close the eye of raster 2 and open the eye of raster 3

 Edit - merged copy 

 

Back to Animation Shop

Edit - paste after active frame

 

Back to PSP

Close the eye of raster 3 and open the eye of raster 4 ( smallest drop )

  Edit - merged copy 

 

 

 

Back to Animation Shop

Edit - paste after active frame  

 Animation - frame properties - time 50

If you like... you can reduce your image to 500 pixels longest side.

 

Save as GIF

 

 This lesson is done

 have fun creating it

 

This tutorial was tested by Gerda, Tetsje and Helma

 

Thanks Ladies

 Gerda  Tetsje

Helma

 

This is a self-written and designed lesson from MarinetteDesigns

Any simularity to other lessons is purely coincidental

 

 

Written on january 25, 2009

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