Scrapkit used in this tutorial is from Carita Designz ' Autumn Feel'

Artwork from ęStan Dudin also used

Supplies (Mask , animation, Mask paper  and word art)


This tutorial is written in PSP X 9

#1. Open the mask that was in the supplies zip and minimize.

#2. Open the Mask paper.jpg  Right click on it and promote to background layer.

#3. Go to layers/ new mask layer/from image. On the drop down list find the mask name and use it

on the maskpaper layer with the settings below.

#4. Merge/ Merge group... duplicate the mask layer and flip/ mirror the duplicated mask like below

#5.Open element fr4.png (limb frame ) resize 84%.

Open pp1.jpg and copy and paste it below the frame layer. Use the deformation tool to pull in the corners of the pp1.jpg to make it smaller, and

exactly the same size as the center of the frame.

#6. Apply a 3d drop shadow on the frame.

#7. Your image should look like below

#8. Add a new layer on the bottom of the layer palette and fill with white.

#9. Open element 8.png ( checked frame bow) Mirror

Open element 28.png (leaves)

Open element 33.png (orange flower) resize 60%

Open element 38.png (flower) resize 70% put its layer below elements 33's layer.

Open element 7.png (sunflower) resize 50%

Open element 53.png (leaves) put it's layer below all the flower layers

Open element 4.png  (yellow leaf) resize 60% put it's layer below flowers

duplicate flip and mirror.

Open element 16.png (fern)  Image/ rotate right.. copy and paste below all flowers and leaves.

Open element 34.png (birdhouse) it's layer below all flowers and leaf layers.

Open element 35.png (pine cone) resize 60% Duplicate

Open element32.png (yellow bow) resize 70% use your deformation tool to turn it to the left.

Open element 27.png (bird) resize 50%

Open element 20.png (squirrel) resize 50%

Open the tube your going to use and resize accordingly.

Resize all layers 88%  In the supplies zip is the text art 'Autumn' that I made in photoshop.. you can copy and paste that on.

#9. When you get all the elements on your image. Merge all layers from the frame on up.

Hide the top merged layers now merge all the bottom layers.

Hide the top merge layers just have the bottom layers showing.. right click on the top of the image

Copy Merged.. now open your animation shop and right click on the desktop and paste as a new animation.

Open the leaves mng.. which has 23 all the frames.. duplicate the one frame animation from PSP

till you have 23 frames also. select all the frames on both animations.

Click, hold mouse button down and drag F: 1 of the leaves animation over to F: 1 of your new animation from PSP

let go of mouse button when you have placed it where you want.

Check the new animation. if its ok.. proceed.

Over in PSP hide the bottom merged layers just have the top merged layers showing..

Right click and Copy Merged... over in Animation shop paste as a new animation. Duplicate that one frame till you have 23 frames..

 do the same as you did to the leaves.. Drag F: 1 of the top layers over to the working animation... F: 1

let go of mouse when you get it positioned correctly.

Check your animation.. if all looks good Save as a GIF.

Done.. toodles till next time