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Materials:  

Disclaimer: Each Graphic is the property of the original artist to whom the copyright belongs and may not be placed in a collection or offered for sale on-line or otherwise

This translation is written with PSP15 but can also be made with other PSP versions

 

 

Plugins:

  • <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0
  • Forrest's Filters - Wallpaper tool **
  • Simple - Diamonds, Horizontal Grain & Pizza Slice Mirror
  • Flaming Pear - Flood
  • MuRa's Meister - Cloud & Perspective Tiling
  • MuRa's Seamless - Emboss at Alpha
  • L&K SiteOfWonders - L en K"s Zitah
  • AAA Frames - Foto Frame

** Import into Filters Unlimited

 

Preparations:

  • Copy the Selection files to the Selections folder of PSP
  • You need Jasc Animation Shop for the animation, you can download it HERE

From PSP 14 and higher versions there is no option for Image - Mirror & Image -  Flip There is a new option but this does not give the same result except when the tube/image covers the whole image from side to side There is a easy way to add the old Mirror and Flip options to the Image Menu I have written a tutorial you can find it HERE

 

 

Colors:

       
#CCB186 #18171B #000000 #FFFFFF        

Note: When working with your own colors, play with the Blend Mode and/or Opacity at your own discretion

  • Set your Foregroundcolor to #CCB186

  • Set your Backgroundcolor to #18171B

Color Palette: Set your Foregroundcolor to Foreground/Background Gradient (Corel_06_029) - Style: Sunburst

 

 

The tutorial:

01

Open a new transparent image of 900 x 550 px

Fill with the Gradient

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0 - Forrest's Filters - Wallpaper tool

Effects - Plugins - Simple - Diamonds

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance


02

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins -  Simple - Horizontal Grain

Effects - Plugins -  Simple - Pizza Slice Mirror

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - NPW_020

Edit - Cut (Or hit the Delete Key of your Keyboard)

Selections - Select None

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to  "Multiply"

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

 


03

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Mirror

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to  "Overlay" and the Layer Opacity to 75

 


04

Open tube  "NPW_Landscape_021-03102014"

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Layer Palette - Double click on this Layer and set the Blend Mode to  "Overlay" and the Layer Opacity to 53

Effects - Plugins -  Flaming Pear - Flood - Color #18171B

Note: If you use a Tube of your own you might need to adjust the Horizon Settings

 

05

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load Selection From Disk - NPW_021

Effects - Plugins -  MuRa's Meister - Cloud

Selections - Select None

 

06

Color Palette: Set the Foreground Gradient back to color

Layers - New Raster Layer

Paint Brush Tool   - "+Round25 (Corel_01_004)" - Size: 75 - Hardness 50 - Step: 32 - Density: 100 - Rotation: 0 - Opacity: 100 - Blend Mode: Normal - Continuous checked - Wet look paint Unchecked

Stamp with the Foregroundcolor in the Top Right Border like this:

Effects - Plugins - MuRa's Seamless - Emboss at Alpha

Layers - Arrange - Move Down


07

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 1 px -  #CCB186

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 5 px - #18171B

Layers - Promote Background Layer

Edit - Copy

Layers - Duplicate


08

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom Layer

Image - Canvas Size

Layers - New Raster Layer

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Selections - Select All

Edit - Paste Into Selection (Image is still in your PSP Memory)

Selections - Select None

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

Effects - Plugins - L&K SiteOfWonders - L en K"s Zitah

 


09

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Effects - Plugins -  MuRa's Meister - Perspective Tiling

Effects - Image Effects - Seamless Tiling

Layers - Arrange - Move Down

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

Edit - Repeat Dropshadow


10

Layer Palette - Click on the Top Layer

Open tube "PaulinaDesignWomanGala12-2011"

 Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Mirror

Image - Resize - 110% - Resize all Layers not checked

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Adjust - Sharpness - Unsharp Mask - Radius 1 - Strength 34 - Clipping 4 - Luminance Only Not Checked

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

 


11

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the Backgroundcolor (Right Mouse Click)

Selections - Select All

Selections - Modify - Contract - 5 px

Edit - Cut (Or hit the Delete Key of your Keyboard)

Selections - Select None

 

12

Color Palette: Set the Foregroundcolor back to Gradient, same settings

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric checked  - 50 px -  #FFFFFF

Magic Wand Tool - Mode: Add /Shift - Tolerance 0 - Contiguous checked - Anti Alias Checked -  Click in the last border

Fill the Selection with the Gradient

Effects - Plugins - <I.C.NET Software> - Filters Unlimited 2.0  - Forrest's Filters - Wallpaper tool

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur

Effects - Plugins -  AAA Frames - Foto Frame

Selections - Invert

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Color #000000

Selections - Select None


13

Open tube CandleStick-3-BellesGraphics

Edit - Copy

On your work image:  Edit - Paste As New Layer

Image - Resize - 50% - Resize all Layers not checked

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten)

Add your name or watermark

If you do not want to Animate your work save as JPG file and you're done!

 


14


The Animation

Edit - Copy

Open Animation Shop (From now on called AS)

Edit - Paste As New Animation

Edit - Duplicate Selected - REPEAT ONCE

Make the last frame active by clicking on it

Edit - Duplicate Seleted

You have 4 frames in total now

 


15

Open animation "vlammetje" in AS

Animation - Resize Animation

Edit - Select all

Edit - Copy

On your work image

Selections - Select All

Zoom in until you have a good view at the candle stick

Click with your Right mouse button in the first frame  - Paste into selected frame

The animation is now "hanging on your mouse now

Click with your left mouse button on the spot where you want it ( for example the first flame) , the animation is now pasted in all frames at the same spot

Repeat this pasting on all flames

View - Animation

If all flames are burning like this you can save as GIF file ( I rezised the Annimation to 900 px)

Extra Example:

 

 

 

With special thanks to my testers Chris and Martalip

Chris:

Martalip:

 

 

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