scrapkit I used for this tutorial is Scrapity scraps and
more'Friendship Aqua'... Her blog doesn't exist any more that
I can find.
the artwork of Anna Ligwang. You must purchase and have
license # to use
SUPPLIES Mask and Greenery is in the zip
tutorial is written in PSP X 6.
image 900 x 900. Open AquaElement72.png frame Copy and
paste it to your new image window.
AquaElement19.png Copy and paste it to the working image. Use
the deformation tool to bring it in smaller, but not too small
the frame layer with the magic wand and select the center of
the frame...Selections/ Modify / Expand 8 pixels. INVERT
the beach layer click Delete.
AquaElement21.png copy and paste it to the working image.. it
layer should be below
and water layer. Use your magic wand tool and click on the
middle of the frame layer again.
Selections/Modify/ Expand 8 pixels INVERT and make sure on the
sand layer hit delete.
and paste your mermaid tube to the working image... I applied
a 3D drop shadow using the settings below.
AquaPaper20.jpg paste over to the working image.. drag
its layer to the bottom..
mask to the paper. Merge group... Start opening all the
elements you want to put on this project.
can see in the captures below... where I placed the elements
on the water layer duplicate it 3 times. Use your warp brush
tool with the settings below.
each of the 3 water layers.. use the Warp Brush tool by
pulling down a small amount on the first layer... on the
down a lil bit more.. same on the 3rd water layer. Each one is
changed to a small degree.. The trick to
warp brush is don't move things too much.. for one thing it
will deform it too much and also make it blurry
your animation shop , in PSP hide the bottom 2 water layers..
just have the top one showing
the other layers showing too. Right click on the top of
window.. Copy Merged... over to animation shop
click on the desktop and paste as a new animation... back to
PSP.. hide the top water layer and un hide the 2nd one... Copy
Animation shop and right click and paste behind current
hide the middle water layer and un hide the bottom water
layer.. Copy Merged
Animation Shop.. Paste behind current frame...
Ctrl + A
to select all 3 frames... right click and change the speed of
the animation to 50 instead of 10..
if it all
looks ok.. SAVE AS A GIF.
till next time