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Materials:

 1 misted tube, 3 tubes, 1 word-art all made by me, 2 tubes unknown,
filter: FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss,  
 Download here

Put the plug-ins in the folder plug-ins.
Open the tubes and word-art in PSP

 

 

  Charm of Paris

 


 

Foreground color #847972 and background color #332921

1.
Open new transparent image 700x600.
Fill this with the foreground color.
Copy montmatre and paste as a new layer on the image.
Place this right at the top.
Duplicate this layer - image - mirror.

2.
Layers - merge - merge down.
Adjust - Blur - Gaussian blur - radius 15.
Duplicate this layer - image - flip.
Copy montmatre and paste as a new layer on the image.
Place this right - move it up a little.

3.
Copy tree and paste as a new layer on the image.
Place this about 200 pixels of the left side.
Effects - 3D Effects - drop shadow - with this setting.


Duplicate this layer.
Place this left of the other tree.

4.
Copy fr.lantaarn and paste as a new layer on the image.
Place this 50 pixels of the left side.
Give the same drop shadow as in point 3.
Duplicate this layer - place this at the right side.
Layers - merge - merge down.

5.
Copy EifelTower and paste as a new layer on the image.
Image - resize 80% - all layers not checked.
Place this for the trees - 50 pixels of the bottom.
Give the same drop shadow as in point 3.
Effects - FM Tile Tools - Blend Emboss - default setting .
Go to eraser tool - and erase the trees below the Eifel Tower  - by standing at the tree layers.



6.
Activate the top layer.
Go to the tree tube - go to crop tool - and make the tree 300 pixels high. see below.


Copy this part and paste as a new layer on the image.
Place the bottom tree - equal to the bow of the Eifel Tower.
Layers - arrange - move down.
Give the same drop shadow as in point 3.

7.
Copt mmparijs and paste as a new layer on the image.
Layers - arrange - bring to top.
Place this in the middle at the bottom.
Give the same drop shadow as in point 3.

8.
Copy 3vsPlant and paste as a new layer on the image.
Image - resize 75% - 1 time 65% - all layers not checked.
Adjust - sharpness - sharpen.
Place this for the lantern at the left side.
Give the same drop shadow as in point 3.

9.
Copy fransemand and paste as a new layer on the image.
Image - resize 65% - all layers not checked.
Place this for the plat at the left side.
Give the same drop shadow as in point 3.
Layers - merge - merge down.

10.
Copy word-art Parijs and paste as a new layer on the image.
New raster layer - put your watermark into the image.
Selections - select all - selections - modify - contract 2 - selections - invert.
Fill this with the background color.
Selections - select none.
Image - resize 85% - all layers  checked.
If you do not want to make animation - save your image as a jpg.

11.
Now we make the animation.
Go to the layer with the merged lantern. (by me raster5)
Go to selection tool - Freehand selection - free hand or point to point.
Select the parts in the 2 lanterns.


Duplicate this layer.

12.
Lock the copy of raster 5 - make raster 5 active.
Adjust - Brightness and contrast - brightness/contrast - with this setting. 


Open copy of raster 5 and lock raster5. Make copy layer active.
Adjust - Brightness and contrast - brightness/contrast - brightness 70 - contrast is the same.
Selections - select none.

13.
Make the layer montmatre (raster3) active.
Go to selection tool - Freehand selection - free hand or point to point.
Select the parts in the 2 lanterns at the wall. see below.


Duplicate this layer.

14.
Lock copy of raster3 - make raster 3 active
Adjust - Brightness and contrast - brightness/contrast - with this setting. 


Open copy of raster3 and lock raster3. Make copy layer active.
Adjust - Brightness and contrast - brightness/contrast - brightness 50 - contrast is the same.
Selections - select none.

15.
Open animation shop.
Lock the 2 copy layers  and open raster 3 and raster 5.
Edit - copy merged.
In AS - paste as a new animation.
Back in PSP - Lock raster 3 and raster 5 and open the 2 copy layers.
Edit - copy merged.
In AS - paste after active frame.
Edit - select all.

16.
Open in AS - animation glitter - edit - select all.
copy - paste into selected frame - place this in the middle of the rose from word-art at the letter C
paste into selected frame - place this in the middle of the rose from word-art at the letter P
I would just have a frame around - if you do not want, do the following - otherwise skip to step 17.

File - save as - give name - click 3 times at next and than at finish.

17.
File - export frames - to Paint Shop Pro.
Back in PSP - new raster layer - arrange - send to bottom.
Image - canvas size - with this setting.


Fill this with gradient linear - with this setting.



18.
Selections - select all - selections - modify - contract 25.
Effects - 3D Effects - drop shadow - with this setting. 


Repeat the drop shadow, but now with -4.

19.
Lock now frame 2 - see below.


Edit - copy merged.
Back in AS - paste as a new animation.
Back in PSP - lock frame 1 and open frame 2
Edit - copy merged.
Back in AS - paste after active frame.
File - save as - give name - click 3 times at next and than at finish.
 

Ready is the tag
I hope you like this tutorial.
greetings Emmy,

 

Tested by Bep

   

 

 

Tutorial written 12-10-2011