Thanks to the creators of the tubes

Do not change the file names

 

 

Filters – FM Tile Tools – Oliver’s Filters – Graphics Plus - Funhouse can be found  here  

Filter – Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact – can be found  here

 Supplies can be found  here

 

Put in your material palette the foreground color to #ecead3 and background color to #373737

 

1/ Open a transparent image of 640 x 480 pixels and flood fill with the background color

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

2/ Activate and copy the flower tube - Image7Blushing Pink_LR-05-28-09 - and paste as a new layer on your image and move a bit to the right and to the bottom 

Duplicate this layer in your layer palette

Image - mirror

Image - flip 

3/ Layers - merge - merge down

Put the blend mode of this layer to luminance legacy and opacity to 20

Effects – plug in filters – FM Tile Tools – Blend Emboss – using default settings and do this twice

Effects – plug in filters – Oliver’s filters – Tunnel – Intensity 10

 Effects – 3D effects – drop shadow – vertical and horizontal 6, opacity 50, blur 10 and color black

 

4/ Activate your preset shape tool and find Heart 1 - with these settings - retain style checked - anti alias checked and made as vector checked 

 Pull the heart to 250 pixels wide and 250 pixels long

Layers - convert to raster layer

Place the heart in the middle at the top

Effects – plug in filters -  Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact – Glass – with these settings – Glass Color is #373737

 

 

5/ Selections – select all

Selections – float

Selections – defloat

Layers - new raster layer

Activate and copy the tube – Man Face - misted tube of A PSP Devil – paste on your image in the selection

Selections – select none

Put the opacity of this layer to 70

The top layer is active

Layers - merge - merge down

Effects – 3D effects – drop shadow – vertical and horizontal 10, opacity 55, blur 10 and color black

 

6/ Activate and copy - JHanna_271 tube – paste as a new layer on your image

Image - resize 85% - do not check resize all layers and move to the left

Effects – 3D effects – drop shadow – vertical and horizontal 15, opacity 50, blur 10 and color black

 

7/ Image - add borders - symmetrical checked

1 - pixel foreground color

10 - pixels background color

1 - pixel foreground color 

40 - Pixels background color – select this border with your magic wand – mode: add

Selections – modify – contract – 4 pixels

Effects – plug in filters – Funhouse – Xaggerate – with these settings 

Selections – select none

 Image - add borders - 1 pixel foreground color - symmetrical checked

 

8/ Activate and copy  -  Thaοss[1]...tis-rses – paste as a new layer and move to the right

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

 

9/ Add your watermark 

10/ Layers - merge - merge all

 

 

Now you must pay attention! Otherwise you may make mistakes.

 

11/ Activate your text tool with random font - I used font Monotype Corsiva - font size +- 90 made as vector - use foreground color #ecead3

 Background color, take the same color as the foreground color

 

12/ Type your text – She – place under the heart

Layers - convert to raster layer

 

13/ Effects – 3D effects – drop shadow – vertical and horizontal 1, opacity 10, blur 0 and color black

Effects – 3D effects – inner bevel – with these settings

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

Duplicate this layer in your layer palette

Effects – texture effects – mosaic antique – using these settings and put the blend mode of this layer to soft light

 

14/ Close the eye of the second layer in your layer palette and rename it to she 1..... it will be easier for later when we start moving layers to Animation Shop

Rename the top layer to she 2

See example

 

15/ Type the text – Loves – place under she

Layers - convert to raster layer

Repeat everything as in step 13

Close the eye of the loves layer (without antique mosaic) and rename to loves 1 and the layer above rename to loves2

 

16/ Type the text – Me – place under loves

Layers - convert to raster layer

 Repeat also everything as in step 13

Close the eye of the layer me (without antique mosaic) and rename to me 1

and the layer above rename to me 2

 

If everything went well you have this 

 

 

 

17/ Close the eyes of the layers loves 2 and me 2

The layers she 2 and background layer are open

Edit - copy merged

 

18/ Open Animation Shop

Edit – paste as new animation

 

19/ Back to PSP

Open the eye of layer she 1

background  layer always remains open

Edit - copy merged

 

 

20/ Back to Animation Shop

Edit - paste after active frame

 

21/ Back to PSP

Close the eye of layer she 1 and open the eye of layer loves 2

Edit - copy merged

 

 22/ Back to Animation Shop

Edit - paste after active frame

 

23/ Back to PSP

Open the eye of layer loves 1

Edit - copy merged

 

24/ Back to Animation Shop

Edit - paste after active frame

 

25/ Back to PSP

Close the eye of layer loves 1 and open the eye of layer me 2

Edit - copy merged

 

26/ Back to Animation Shop

Edit - paste after active frame

 

27/  Back to PSP

Open the eye of layer me 1

Edit - copy merged

 

28/ Back to Animation Shop

Edit - paste after active frame

 

29/ Back to PSP

Close the eye of layer  me1

Edit - copy merged

 

30/ Back to Animation Shop

Edit - paste after active frame

 

31/ Back to PSP

Close the eyes of the layers - she 2, loves 2 and me 2 and open the eyes of the layers she 1, loves 1 and me 1

Edit - copy merged

 

32/ Back to Animation Shop

Edit - paste after active frame

 

Edit - select all

Animation – frame properties – 60

Activate the second frame and hold the CTRL key pressed on your keyboard, and select the fourth and the sixth frame

 Set the properties of frame at 70

 

Now activate your last frame and set the properties of this frame at 150

Here an example of the frames

Image - animation

File - save as GIF

 

This tutorial is done

Have fun creating it

 

Written on January 31, 2010

©MarinetteP

 

 

 

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