From Tutorials von Regis

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Materials

Plugins: 

FM Tile Tools

2manekanai MezzoForze / Ice

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

Preparations:

Foregroundcolor: #dcded9

Backgroundcolor #0b0d0c

Copy the selection file to the selections folder of PSP.

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01.

Open a new image of 800 x 600 pixels

Set your foregroundcolor to Gradient:

Fill your image with the gradient.

Layers - New Raster Layer

Selections - Select all

Open Tube 1-162-bibiche - Copy and paste into selection.

Selections - Select None

Set the Blend Mode of this layer to Soft Light

Effects - Plugins - FM Tile Tools - Metallic Emboss - Default settings

Repeat the plugin.

Adjust - Blur - Radial Blur -

Effects - Plugins - FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss - Default settings

 

02.

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the foregroundcolor

Open mask Vyp_mask03

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - Vyp_mask03 - Source Luminance checked -  Invert mask data NOT checked.

Layers - Merge - Merge group

Effects - 3D Effects - Dropshadow - 1 - 1 - 100 - 1 - Black

Effects - Plugins - FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss - Default settings

 

03.

Magic wand tool - Tolerance 0 - Click in the light rectangle

Selections - Modify - Contract - 5 px

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the dark backgroundcolor

Open mask sg-multi_stripes

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - sg-multi_stripes - Source Luminance checked -  Invert mask data checked.

Layers - Merge - Merge group

Keep selected

 

04.

 

Selections - Modify - Contract - 15 px

Fill with your light foregroundcolor

Selections - Modify - Contract - 5 px

Layers - New Raster Layer

Fill with the dark backgroundcolor

Layers - New Mask Layer - From Image - sg-multi_stripes - Source Luminance checked -  Invert mask data checked.

Layers - Merge - Merge group

Keep selected

 

05.

Selections - Modify - Contract - 15 px

Fill with your light foregroundcolor

Selections - Modify - Contract - 3 px

Open tube pont-neuf -Selection tool rectangle, make a selection like this:

Edit - Copy

On your image - Edit - Paste - Paste into selection

Selections - Select None

Effects - Plugins - FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss - Default settings

 

06.

Selections - Load/Save selection - Load selection from disc - nightwalk_regis - replace selection and source luminance checked.

Layers - New raster layer.

Go back to  tube pont-neuf - deselect - now select this part:

Edit - Copy

On your image - Edit - Paste - Paste into selection

Selections - Select None

Set the Blend Mode to Soft Light

Effects - Plugins - FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss - Default settings

 

07.

Open tube text-regis - Copy and paste as new layer on your image.

Move to the left top of the image:

Layers - Duplicate

Click on the original text layer

Adjust - Blur Gaussian Blur 10

Set he Blend mode to screen and the Layer opacity to 70

 

08.

Open tube marif_2006_septembre_lady067 - Copy and paste as new layer on your image.

Image - Resize - 90% - Resize all layers NOT checked.

Move to the left.

Effects - 3D Effects - Dropshadow - 10 - 10 - 50 -5 - Black

Layers - Duplicate

Click on the original tube layer

Adjust - Blur Gaussian Blur 10

 

09.

Click on raster 2 -Edit - Copy

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - 1px - Light foregroundcolor

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - 45px - Dark backgroundcolor

Magicwand tool -  click in the dark border

Edit - Paste - Paste into selection

Adjust - Blur Gaussian Blur 10

Effects - Plugins - 2manekenai - MezzoForzeIce:

Selections - Invert

 Effects - 3D Effects - Dropshadow - 2 - 4 - 64 -12 - Black

 Effects - 3D Effects - Dropshadow - Minus 2 - Minus 4 - 64 -12 - Black

Selections - Select None

Image - Add Borders - Symmetric - 1px - Dark backgroundcolor

Image - Resize - 800 px Width

Add your name or watermark. If you do not want to animate save as JPG

 

10.

Animation:

Edit - Copy

Open animation Shop

Edit - Paste as new animation

Edit - Duplicate selected

Keep duplicating until you have 9 frames in total

Click in the first frame

Edit - Select All

 

Open in AS blinkie_005sigrid

Edit - Select All

Edit - Copy

 

Go to your image

Click with your right mouse button in the first frame and select paste into selected frame with your left mouse button.'

The Blinkie animation is now "Hanging" at you mouse - Click with the left mouse button on the light of the left lantern in your image

Do the same with the right lantern

Animation - Frame Properties - 30

Click on the View animation button to see if the animation looks right

The lanterns should look like this:

Close the preview screen, save as Gif file and your done!

 

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Translated: May 15 - 2010

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