Used in this tutorial is
the artwork of ęSuzanne
Woolcott ( the lil girl and geese.. )
tubes can no longer be purchased, but if you purchased
before.. please use
your license #. Mine is SW881
This is a pretty easy tag to put together...
but I do assume that
you know your way around PSP.... It was
done with PSP XI but
can be done with any version. Included in
the materials zip.
The farm scene background (artist unknown)
*open on your PSP desktop*
Assorted tubes...Fence, bow, 2 ribbons, card, vine
*open on your PSP desktop*
2 animated butterflies
3 country background tiles
Girl and geese
tube NOT included
Open the Farm Girl jpg with the farm scene on it... also
girlie tube, right click on the top of the girl tube and
then right click on the top of the farm scene and
PASTE as a new layer.
Do the same with the fence tube COPY and PASTE
as a new layer.
fence layer below the girl layer on the layer palette.
Open the Heart
ribbon and copy and paste as a new layer.
Have it behind
the girl but on top of the fence, see in sample below.
Go to effects/3D effects/ drop shadow
and apply a 3D drop shadow, use the
Do the same to the girl and apply a 3D drop shadow
to her using
the same settings as you used for the fence.
You can use the country bkg tiles I included in the
zip or use your own.. go to IMAGE/ add a border
the settings below. Use a totally different color that's
in the tag so far.. don't worry this frame will be
filled with the country bkg fill.
Once the border is there on the canvas.. use your magic wand
set to 20
feather 0 and select the new border.
Click on the fill tool
and fill it with whatever
country bkg tile you want to use.
Apply a 3D drop shadow while the border is still selected
using the below settings.
IMAGE/ add a border in 4 pixels this time. Select with
magic wand again and fill with coordinating fill.
Add another border of 40 pixels, select the border with your
magic wand and fill with a 3rd country fill bkg tile.
Open the 2nd ribbon supplied and copy and paste it as a new
layer, then go to IMAGE/free rotate.
and set it to left,
free 45 degrees. Position the
ribbon where you want..
I included a vine tube in supplies if you would like to use
just copy and paste as a new layer and put it on top of
You can copy and paste the bow also at this time..
and the card...
Get everything positioned where you want it...
When you do...
Merge all flattened...then right click on the
top of the canvas
window and COPY... open your
Animation shop and right click on
its desktop and PASTE
as a new animation. Open the butterfly animations I supplied
You need to make sure you have the same amount of frames
your farm scene animation.. as you do in the butterfly
The butterfly as 9 frames SO you need to duplicate
the one frame of
the farm scene by clicking this button
4 times that should give
you 9 frames now... Go to EDIT/ select all frames.. or click
Ctrl + A on
keyboard to do the same... and select all the
frames on the butterfly
animation too by doing the same. Now
you click & drag FRAME ONE
of the butterfly animation over to the
FRAME ONE of the country
scene animation... do
NOT let go of your mouse until you have the
where you want it on the farm scene animation..
then let go..
Do the same thing for the second butterfly.. on the
animation there is no butterfly now. just UNDO... Ctrl + Z
and have all frames selected and drag the FRAME one over to
FRAME one of the farm scene. Check your animation to see
if you like it..
the speed and all but clicking this button
the preview animation
If you want to adjust the speed of the animation..
then be sure all
frames are selected then right click on any
frame.. go down to animation
properties.. and adjust the
number.. the higher the number the slower
the animation is...
Remember if you get the butterfly where you don't
can always UNDO.. SAVE as a GIF now.. and your done!!!
Hope you enjoyed this tutorial... till next