Original by Creations Virginia

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Materials download >  

Plugins:

Alien Skin - Impact

AAA Filters - Good Vibrations

Flaming Pear - Flexify 2

Penta Com

VM Extravaganza

You need Animation Shop for the animation

 

Preparations:

Copy the selection files to the selection folder of PSP

Open the "zv" mask file in PSP and minimize to tray

 

Used Colors

Foregroundcolor: #e7dddb

Backgroundcolor: #963c6f

Other: # ffffff , #c69cb0

This translation is written with PSP13 but can also be made with earlier PSP versions.

01.

Open a new transparent image of 800 x 550 px

Fill with #e7dddb

Set your foregroundcolor to Foreground/Background Gradient (Corel_06_029) - Style: Radial

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill your image with the gradient

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance

Effects - Plugins - VM Extravaganza - Aura Detector

 
 

Layer Palette - Set the Blend Mode of this layer to "Luminance (Legacy)" and the Layer Opacity to -28

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

 

02.

Change your foreground gradient - Style Linear:

 

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load selection from disc - vir_thea

 

Fill the selection with the gradient

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - Penta.Com - Color Dot  -Default settings

 

 
 
 

03.

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Load/Save Selection - Load selection from disc - vir_thea02 - Same settings

Fill the selection with the gradient

Selections - Select None

Effects - Texture Effects - Blinds - Color #e7dddb

 

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wave

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - 3 - Minus 2 - 60 - 20 - #000000

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

 

04.

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flexify 2

 

 

Layers - Duplicate

Effects - Plugins - Flaming Pear - Flexify 2 - Same settings

Move both layers to the left like this:

 

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - 2 - Minus 1 - 50 - 20 - #000000

 

 

05.

Layers - New Raster Layer

Go to the gradient and uncheck Invert

Fill the new layer with the gradient

Layers - New Mask Layer - From image - "zv"   - Source Luminance checked - Invert mask data not checked

 

Layers - Merge - Merge Group

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Dropshadow Blurry.

Basic Tab:

 

06.

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Resize - 75% - Resize all layers not checked

Layer Palette - Click on the original layer

Effects - Plugins - AAA Filters - Good vibrations - Default settings:

Layer Palette - Click on the top layer

Effects - Plugins - AAA Filters - Good vibrations

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Layers - Arrange - Move Down - Repeat once

This is what you have so far:

 

07.

Open Tube "IW-misted-Flower" - Copy and paste as new layer on your image.

Image - Resize - 65% - Resize all layers not checked

Adjust - Hue and Saturation - Colorize - 231 - 108

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Arrange - Move Up

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Motion Trail  - Basic Tab:

Layer Palette - Set the Layer Opacity of this layer to 91

 

08.

Open tube "lilibule_The rose world lilia"

Image - Resize - Height 550 px - Copy and paste as new layer on your image

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Arrange - Move Down - Repeat once

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Perspective Shadow -  Settings Tab: Dropshadow Blurry - Same settings as before

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - 4 - 2 - 60 - 15 - #000000 - Repeat once

Layer Palette - Set the Blend Mode of this layer to "Soft Light"

Move a little bit up and to the top:

 

09.

Layer Palette - Click on the Bottom layer

Open Tube "GI_CemeteryNights_el1" - Copy and paste as new layer on your image.

Effects - Distortion Effects - Wind

 

 

Layer Palette - Click on the top layer

Open Tube "twist" - Copy and paste as new layer on your image.

Image - Free Rotate

Effects - Distortion Effects - Spiky Halo

Layers - Arrange - Move Down - Repeat once

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - 1 - 1 - 30 - 15 - #000000 - Repeat once

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

This is what you have so far:

 

10.

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric -  1 px - #963c6f

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric -  4 px - #ffffff

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric -  1 px - #963c6f

 

11.

Set your foregroundcolor to #C69CB0

Set you foregroundcolor to gradient: Style Linear:

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric -  30 px - #ffffff

Magic Wand Tool - Mode: Shift/Add - Tolerance 0 - Click in the last border

Fill with the gradient

Effects - Plugins - Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 - Impact - Backlight  -Settings Tab: Outline, Foggy

Effects - Edge Effects - Enhance More

Selections - Invert

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - 4 - 2 - 60 - 20 - #000000

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Minus 4 - Minus 2 - 60 - 20 - #000000

Selections - Select None

 

12.

Open Tube "nina_ricci_50_colorise"

Image - Resize - Heigth 650 px - Copy and paste as new layer on your image.

Effects - Image Effects - Offset

Layers - Duplicate

Layer Palette - Click on the original tube layer

Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - 15

Layer Palette - Click on the top layer

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow - Minus 2 - 2 - 60 - 25 - #000000

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow -  2 - 3 - 30 - 15 - #000000

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric -  1 px - #963c6f

 

13.

Open Tube "Thea_deco_vir" - Shift/D and close the original

The copy: Make sure the top layer is active

Adjust - Hue and Saturation - Colorize - 231 - 108

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow -  3 - 2 - 50 - 15 - #000000

Layers - Merge - Merge Visible

Edit - Copy and paste as new layer on your image

Move like this:

 

14.

Layers - Duplicate

Image - Flip

Move like this

Layers - Merge - Merge Down

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow -  1 - 2 - 70 - 20 - #963C6F

 


15.

Open Tube "perles_thea01" - Copy and paste as new layer on your image.

Image - Resize - 90% - Resize all layers not checked

Adjust - Sharpness - Sharpen

Move like this:

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow -  Minus 2 - 1 - 50 - 20 - #000000

 

16.

Open Tube "memories" - Copy and paste as new layer on your image.

Image - Resize - 70% - Resize all layers not checked

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow -  1 - 0 - 35 - 1 - #000000

Move like this:

 

17.

Layers - Merge - Merge visible

Image - Resize - Height 550 px - Resize all layers checked

Open Tube "perles_thea02" - Copy and paste as new layer on your image.

Move like this:

Effects  3D Effects - Dropshadow -  Minus 2 - 1 - 50 - 20 - #000000

Add your name or watermark

Layers - Merge - Merge visible

Edit - Copy

 

THE ANIMATION:

18.

Open Animation Shop

Go to Animation Shop (From now on called AS)

Edit - Paste as new animation

Edit - Duplicate Selected - Repeat until you have 16 frames in total.

 

19.

Open "etoilethea"

Animation - Resize Animation - 50%

Edit - Copy

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

The animation is now "hanging" on your mouse.

Move to the top and click with your left mouse button on the first small pearl from the top:

 

Click in the 15th frame and do the same but now add the animation on the last pearl at the bottom:

 

20.

Go back to the "etoilethea" animation and undo the resizing

Edit copy

On your animation - Click in the second frame and add the star the same way on the second pearl from the top

Click in the third frame and add the star to the third pearl from the top.

Do this in al frames, ( 4, 4th pearl,5 5th pearl and so on) the last in frame 8

No star in frame 9

 

21.

Click in frame 10 and add a star to the first top pearl

in frame 11,12,13 and 14 (go down again)  ( no star in  15 here is one already there!)

no star in frame 16!

 

22.

Click in frame 16

Animation - Frame properties - 65

Click in frame 9

Animation - Frame properties - 50

View - Animation.

Satisfied? - Save as GIF file and your done!

Thank you Keitha and Martalip for testing this translation!!

Keitha

**

Martalip


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