Materials can be found here 

 

Filters : Filters Unlimited 2.0 – Graphics Plus - can be found here

Thanks to the creators of the tube's

Dot not change the filenames

 

 

1/ put your foreground color to #f5e595 and background color to black

Make a gradient with your foreground and background colors  with these settings

 

2/ Open a transparant image of 640 x480 pixels and flood fill with the gradient

 

 3/ Effects- plug in filters - filters Unlimited 2.0 – Andrew’s Filter 39 – Net Curtain - with these settings

 

Use this filter again - Net Curtain - with these settings

 Adjust - sharpness - sharpen

 

4/ Layers - new raster layer and flood fill with your foreground color #f5e595

 Put the opacity of this layer to 40

 

5/ Copy - scene12 - paste as a new layer and slide it a bit to the top

  Put the opacity of this layer to 60

 

6/ Copy - 2561JenniferLopez2-AlejandraRosales-28607 - paste as a new layer

Image - resize 80% - Do not check all resize layers

Place it to the left

Effects - 3D effects - dropshadow - vertical and horizontal 1, opacity 65, blur 8 and color to black

 

7/ Copy - Tube977_SAC_legs _08_08_sdt - paste as a new image - slide to the right

Put the opacity of this layer to 67

Effects - 3D effects - dropshadow - using the same settings as before

Repeat this dropshadow but now with vertical and horizontal -1

 

8/ Close your foreground color

Activate your text tool - font: Avalon Medium - size +-72 - as vector and write Jennifer Lopez

Layers - convert to raster layer

Image - free rotate - 15 degrees - right

 

9/ Layers - new raster layer and add your watermark

 

10/ Image - add borders - 30 pixels color  #f5e595 - symmetrical

Select this border with your magic wand - mode: add

 

Select the yellow border

Effects - plug in filters - Graphics Plus – Cross Shadow - using default settings

Selections - invert

Effects - 3D effects - buttonize - with these settings - height 10 - width 10 - opacity 60 - trancparency and color black

 

selections - select none

 

11/ Copy corner - epw-017 - paste as a new layer

Effects - 3D effects - dropshadow - vertical and horizontal 2, opacity 100, blur 0 and color to black

Image - mirror -and place it in the right upper corner - look at my example

 

 12/ Layers - merge - merge all

13/ File - export - JPEG optimization

 

Add animation

 

Open Animationshop

1/ File - open - and find your saved image of Jennifer Lopeze

2/ File - open - and find the animation - glitter

The glitter has 7 frames

Edit - select all

 

3/ Activate the image of Jenifer Lopez

Edit - copy and paste after active frame

 Now you have two frames already and jou need 7 in total-  press 5 times on paste after current 

 

If everything went well you have now 7 frames

Edit - select all

 

4/ slide the glitters from the first frame on the bracelet in the first frame of your image JF

 

6/Activate - glitter animation

Edit - undo (now the glitter is back)

Slide the glitters again on the bracelet  in the firts frame of your image JF

Repeat one more time or two on the bracelet and one more time or two on the hand

 

Finally

 

 Animation - frame properties - time display 5

 

 This tutorial is done

 

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

 

 File - save as gif

 

 Have fun creating it

 

 

his is a self-written and designed lesson from MarinetteDesigns

Any similarity to other lessons is purely coincidental

 

 

Written on september 2, 2008

 

 

 

© Marinette P

 

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