Scrap kit used for this tutorial is from
Tiny Turtle Designs 'Aqua Winter'
art work of
ŠAlex Prihodko is also used
Supplies ( animated Snow, Xtra Paper, Mask)
This tutorial was written with PSP X6 on Dec
I write my tutorials on the assumption that
you are experienced in using PSP BUT also
if you are a beginner to PSP my tutorials
have al ot of images.. some people are visual learners.. it's much easier to
learn with the captures :)
#1. Open element (6) (white window frame )
Shift + D to duplicate the window.. close the original.
The copy is now your working image.
Go to image/ canvas size 850 x850
center justify. Add a new layer below the frame layer. Select all
#2. Open paper (37) Copy the paper.. on
your working image paste into selection on that new layer.
Time to apply your mask that was in the
#3. Merge/ merge group.
Use a 3d Drop shadow on the frame V=0 H
=5 Opacity is 75 blur 10 color used is black
#4. Use this on all elements.. apply it to the
#5. Open the XtraPaper.jpg that was in the
supplies zip... resize it 75% C & P it over below the frame layer... cut off the
part that hangs below the frame.
#6. Open element (48) (wreath) C & P it
over to your working image...placement is on the left side below the frame and
Apply the shadow to it
#7. Open element (78) (holly) resize 75%
duplicate and mirror.
it might be necessary to erase some of
# 8. Open element (63) (blue rose) resize
Open element (61) (blue flower) resize
25% Duplicate and resize another 80%
Sharpen both lil flowers.
# 9. Open element (84) (bow) resize 62%
Open element (26) (pine cone) resize 30%
Duplicate, sharpen... use deformation tool to turn both of the cones
open element (29) (dot spray) resize 75%
Open element (94) (dangle) resize 55%
#10. Open the tube you're going to use resize
Add a new layer to your image and move it to
the bottom... fill with white.
Open element (42) (winter word) resize 80%
when you put it's shadow on it. use this color
instead of black #2c5459
#11. Lets merge the layers now.. Merge
all the bottom layers together.
j#12. Now the top layers merge. Don't forget
the copyright info for the tube.. you can put it on
it's own layer and lower the opacity so it wont
jump out at people :)
You can resize your image now... if you would
like.. I resized all layers 88%
#13. Hide the top merged layers and just have
the bottom merged layers showing... Right click on the image top and
COPY MERGED... open your animation shop now..
and right click on it's desk top and paste
as a new animation. Duplicate the one frame
that's there till you have 3 frames
Open the 3 framed snow animation that was in
the supplies zip.
Ctrl + A to select all frames on each of the
Click hold and drag F:1 of the snow animation
over to F: 1 of your new animation.
Check the new animation to see if it looks ok..
now back to PSP and hide the bottom merged layers and UN hide the merged top
Right click and COPY MERGED.
Over in animation shop , right click on desk
top and paste as a new animation.
duplicate that one layer till you have 3 , like
in the new animation that you are building.
Select all frames and Click , hold down mouse
and drag F:1 of the top ,merged layers over to F: 1 of the new
animation... be sure to line it the frame
good on that snow background.. so that it's not
off the edge too much...Check your animation to
see if it looks ok... if all is well.. Save as a GIF
Toodles till next time girls