Scrapkit used for this tutorial is
Amalie designs ' Beach Trip'
©Caren Vinson is also used
(mask and 2 MNG animations)
May 8, 2016
PSP X 6 was used.
#1. Open element 57.png (preserver)
Shift + D to duplicate the window.. close the original the copy is
working image now. Go to Image/
canvas size 900 x 900 center justify.
apply 3D drop shadow on the frame
change the black color to #2c506a
#2. Open paper 4.jpg
Copy and paste over to your working image below the preserver layer.
Apply a mask to the blue paper..
either one you want or the one that was in the supplies zip.
#3. Merge/ merge group.
.Use your deformation tool to pull
out the edges of the mask.. not too much don't get
too close to the sides.
duplicate the mask layer and
merge the two together.
#4. Add a new layer to bottom of
layer palette and fill with white.
#5. I'm going to tell you which
elements to open...resize etc.. it's a given that you copy and paste
them over to your working image.
Open paper 7.jpg copy and
paste it below the frame layer, use your deformation tool to pull in
the edges of the paper
to make it smaller . Erase up at
the top of the paper.. where its showing.
Open element 61.png (blue
lighthouse) resize 65%
#6. Open element 100.png
resize 40% apply a 3d drop shadow use same settings as in step
Open element 14.png resize 30%
Open element 13.png
Open element 32.png resize 27%
Open element 87.png resize
open element 89.png resize 20%
Open element 75.png
Open element 39.png resize 30%
open element 54.png
Note: do you know you can drag an
element to the layer palette and it adds it to your working image..
you don't have
to copy and paste...
Open element 9.png resize 25%
Open the tube your going to use and
copy and paste over.. Don't forget all the drop shadows..
Open element 51.png resize 25%
Open element 83.png resize 40%
This is what mine looks like after
adding all the elements and such
#7. Merge all the bottom layers ,
it should look like below.
#8. Now merge all the top layers
#9. on your layer palette you now
have 2 layers... top merged layers and bottom merged layers
resize both layers 88% Sharpen once
n the top layers
#10. Hide the top layers and right
click on the image and COPY MERGED
Open your animation shop and right
click on it's desktop and paste as a new animation.
Open the two mng animations that
was in the supplies zip. They both have 16 frames to them
On your new animation you pasted
from PSP duplicate its layer till you have 16frames too.
Ctrl + A to select all frames on
each of the animations.
Click, hold and drag F: 1 of the
bubbles animation to F: 1 of your new working animation.
Check the new animation to see if
the bubbles looks right.
#11. Back to PSP hide the
bottom merged layers and just have the top merged layers showing..
right click on the top of the image
window an choose COPY MERGED.
back to Animation Shop Right
click on it's desktop and paste as a new animation (this is the top
Duplicate the top layers animation
till you have 16 frames... Ctrl + A to select all the frames..
Click, hold and drag F:1 of the top
merged layer animation over to F: 1 of your working animation.
Don't let go of the mouse button
till you have placed it where it needs to go.. lining it up
Now Ctrl + A selecting all frames
on the crab animation..
Click, hold and drag F:1 of the
crab over to F: 1 of your working animation.. don't let go of mouse
till you position
crab where you want it.
Check your animation... if all
save as a GIF..
toodles till next tutorial