Tube-Orphan Annie by Robert Alvarado of PTE
Element-lips from pink rock kit by Pink candy designs found here
Kit is not available anymore... Any lips element will do
VM Natural Sparkle
Eye Candy4 Jiggle, Glass, Gradient glow, motion trail
Mura Meister Copies
Distrort-Glass and Twirl
Large script font
animation by missy- found here in animations 4 small twinkle
For the forum tag size your workspace 600 by 300
Open your close up tube and place to the right. Duplicate it and apply Mura Meister Copies- Line at default. Then apply Distort twirl angle set to 182. Then apply Gaussian blur at5.
Open your main tube and place under your closeup to the left.
We are gonna recreate the pattern in her stockings with preset shapes.
Place a black square 48 by 48 to the left. Convert to raster and apply Mura Meuster Copies line at default.
Then draw a circle in the middle of your square in a color from your tube. i chose the dark green in her dress. Convert to raster then apply Mura Miester copies line at default. use your pick tool to adjust if needed.
Repeat with a smaller black circle then apply Eye Candy4 Glass and add a drop shadow.
Draw a black line using your pen tool set to solid line sized 4 across the middle or your squares. move this under the square layer. Close all layers except your preset shapes then merge visible. Duplicate this layer then free rotate 90 to the left and place under the previous layer as shown above. Draw a second black line to place in the middle of that patter. then merge the patterns together and drop shadow.
Once you have this done unhide the rest of your tag. using your rectangle selection tool select the background portion that is directly under your pattern. promote this layer and apply Distort Glass at default.
Repaste the promotion of the top portion of the tag and duplicate it twice. you should have three promoted layers on the top of the tag.
Apply VM Natural Sparkle sized 22. With each duplicate promoted layer change the seed by ten.
Tending to our main tube,duplicate it and move this layer above your closeup tube. Duplicate it and apply Eye candy Motion trail to the bottom tube at these settings:Direction 357, Length 96.63, taper 0 ,opacity 72.
Duplicate this set and click your CTRL button and left arrow 5 times to move the duplicate tubes across the screen. Repeat this motion and duplication until your tube is at the left hand corner of the tag. On the non-motion trailed images add a drop shadow to all of them.
On the last original image on the left freehand select the green skirt and promote the layer.
Duplicate it three time. Apply Eye candy Jiggle to the three top duplicates at these settings:
Bubbles43.18,20,20. Change the seed for each layer.
Now select your white background and hit Selections-Select all- modify- Selection Borders- size4, promote this layer and flood fill in black. Apply Eye candy Glass to the border and a drop shadow.
Add your name, license number and artist URL>
To animate close off all the layers except the closeup tube,glass background and the bottom sparkle layer for the top of the background. Merge visible and copy to Animation Shop.
Come back to PSP Undo the merging and repeat paste of the other top sparkle layers to AS. You should have three frames in AS. Select all and copy paste after current frames until you reach 36 frames.
Select all and return to PSP.
Close all layers except the closeup tube layer, the glass background layer and the main tube that is under the closeup tube layer. Merge visible and copy to AS as a new animation.
Undo merge in PSP and close the main tube layer . Open the motion trail tube and the original duplciate that matches the trail. merge visible and copy paste to AS after current frame. Repeat this function until you get to the tube touching the edge of the tag. Do not copy paste this tube yet.
Close all layers except the glass background layer and the closeup tube layer.
Copy paste to AS after current frame 30 times.
You should have about 37 frames . Select all and copy paste onto the selected frames of the sparkle background in AS. Looking at your frames deselect and now select only the last 30 frames.
Heading back to psp Close all layers except the tube touching the left side of the tag and the corresponding trailed tube. Merge visible and copy to AS as NEW animation. undo merge and close the trailed tube. Copy paste the original tube to AS after current frame. Then in PSP open one of the promoted jiggle skirt layers. i work from the bottom up so open the bottom layer of this set. Merge visible and copy paste after current frame. repeat this function until you have all of the promoted layers pasted on to AS.
Working in AS Select image transition fade and use these settings:1.6,4 frames.
Click the next frame once added. then repeat again until you get to the last pasted frame. Copy the frist frame after current frame on the end. then chose the second to the last frame and apply the image transition. Click the last frame and apply the image transition again to fade th tube out. you should have 30 frames once completed. Select all then paste to the merged animated tag.
Save a s a GIF.
To make the avatar open a new workspace flood filled in white sized150 by 100.
Open all layers in PSP and merge your tag. Copy paste to the avatar canvas and resize it by 50%.
Select the white background and add a selection border in black as we did before.
Now crop your tag and increase your canvas size to 150 by 150.
Add the lips and your name resized at 50% and type out the CR of the artist and your license number. using the small sparkle from Missy's folder copy the merged avatar 11 times. Select all. open the animation and resize by 25%. Select all and copy paste into select frames and save a a GIF.
Thanks for looking