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Leave names and watermarks intact from their creators 

 

Materials  here

 Filters - VM Distortion - Alien Skin Xenofex2 - obtain  here

 

 Turn in your materials palette your foreground to gradient Multi-aqua - linear - with the following institutions

turn your background color to  #00263c (dark blue)

1/ Open a transparent image of 640 x 480 pixels and fill with the gradient Multi-aqua

Adjust - blur - gaussian blur - radius 30

 

2/ Duplicate this layer in your layer palette 2x

 

3/ Close the eye of the two upper layers and activate the bottom layer

Effects - plugins - Unlimited 2.0 - VM Distortion - Tilomat 2000 -  change only the X Tile  to 37

 

4/ Open the eye of the middle layer

Effects - plugins - Unlimited 2.0 - VM Distortion - Tilomat 2000 - same settings as before - Change only Random Seed 1 to  80

 

5/ Open the eye of the top layer

 Effects - plugins - Unlimited 2.0 - VM Distortion - Tilomat 2000 - same settings as before  -  change only Random Seed 2 to 150

 

6/ The top layer is still active

Adjust  - blur - gaussian blur - radius 20

Duplicate this layer in your layer palette 2x

Close the eye of the two top layers

 

7/ Activate the third layer in your layer palette

Adjust - add/remove noise - add noise - with these settings

8/ Open the eye of the second layer in your layer palette

Adjust - add/remove noise - add noise - noise to 10%

 

9/ Open the eye of the top layer in your layer palette

Adjust - add/remove noise - add noise - noise to 12%

 

10/ Activate your tool - Oval (q)

Starting in the top left corner (use your background color) and pull to the far right corner - see example

 

Layers - convert to raster layer

Move in the middle with your mover tool

Selections - select all

Selections - float

Selections - defloat

Selections - modify - Select selections borders

Turn your foreground to gold pattern - angle 0 and scale to 150 and fill the selection border with it

Selections - select none

Activate your magic wand and select in the oval

 

11/ Layers - new raster layer

Activate - 12283242495_divers - copy  - calque - and paste in the selection

Selections - select none

Duplicate this layer in your layer palette

Image - mirror

Activate the top layer

Layers - merge - merge down

Effects - edge effects - enhance

Layers - merge - merge down

Effects - 3D effects- drop shadow - vertical and  horizontal 3, opacity 50, blur 10 and color black

Repeat the drop shadow again, but with vertical and horizontal -3

Image - resize - 85% - Do not check resize all layers

 

12/ Activate the second layer in your layer palette

Image - resize - 85% - Do not check resize all layers

 

 

13/ Activate the third layer in your layer palette and repeat step 12

 

14/ Activate the fourth layer in your layer palette and repeat also step 12

 

15/ Activate the second last layer

Image - resize - 95% - Do not check resize all layers

Effects - 3D effects- drop shadow - vertical and  horizontal 3, opacity 50, blur 10 and color black

Repeat the drop shadow again, but with vertical and horizontal -3

Minimize this image and put it to the side for later

 

16/ Open a new image of 440 x 325 pixels and fill with your background color

Selections - select all

Layers - new raster layer

Activate and copy - india and paste in the selection

Selections - select none

Use your mover tool and move a 100 pixels to the right

 

 

17/ Activate and copy - 1554-luzcristina - paste as a new layer on your image

Image - resize - 70% - Do not check resize all layers and move left

Adjust - sharpness - sharpen

Image - add borders - 2pixels color white - symmetrical checked

Select this border with your magic wand and fill with the gold pattern

Selections - select none

Edit - copy

 

18/ Open back your previous image, and select the top layer

Edit - paste as a new layer

Effects - 3D effects- drop shadow - vertical and  horizontal 3, opacity 50, blur 10 and color black

Repeat the drop shadow again, but with vertical and horizontal -3

 

19/ Activate and copy - Corner-Gold-1 - paste as a new layer on your image

Image - mirror and move right - see my example

Enter also the same drop shadow as in step 11

 

20/ Put your fore. and background to gold pattern

Activate your text tool with font -  Clamity Jane NF Bold -  size of your choice - create as vector

 

Write - incredible with tiny letters and India with main characters and put them on a nice spot

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

 

21/ Close the eyes of the 5 bottom layers

Activate the top layer 

Layers - merge - merge visible

 

22/ Activate and reopen the eye of the second layer in your layer palette

Effects - plug ins - Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Constellation using these settings

Effects- 3D effects - drop shadow - vertical and horizontal 2, opacity 50, blur 10 and color black

Repeat the drop shadow again, but with vertical and horizontal -2

 

23/ Activate and reopen the eye of the third layer in your layer palette

Effects - plugins - Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Constellation - click Random Seed

Enter a drop shadow with the same settings as before

Close back the eye

 

24/ Activate and reopen the eye of the fourth layer in your layer palette

Effects - plugins - Alien Skin Xenofex 2 - Constellation - click Random Seed

Enter a drop shadow  same settings as before

Close back the eye

 

25/ Edit - copy merged

The two upper and two lower layers are now merged

 

Open Animation Shop

26/ Edit paste as new animation

 

27/ Back to PSP

Close the eye of the second layer in your layer palette en reopen the eye of the third layer

Edit - copy merged

 

28/ Back to Animation Shop

Edit - paste after current frame

 

29/ Back to PSP

Close the eye of the third layer in your layer palette and reopen the fourth layer

Edit - copy merged

 

 

30/ Back to Animation Shop

Edit - paste after current frame

 

Edit - Select all

Animation - frame properties - 10

Image - Animation

 

File - Save as a gif.

 

 

Have fun making this lesson

 

 

Written on may 19, 2010

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