I used for this tutorial is
KCBarrow.. ' Beautiful Autumn'
©MichiArt also used
and have a license to use.. mine #CDO-2339
Supplies (Frame and animation)
DD Fall mask 1
was written in PXP 8 Sept 5, 2015
the frame that came in the supplies zip..Shift + D to duplicate,
Close the original.
is now your working image, resize it 80% then go to image/ canvas
size 900 x 900 Center justify.
pp15.jpg paper...drag its layer over to your working image, below
the frame layer.
DD_FallMask 1 to the paper..
Merge group. Use the deformation tool to pull out the corners of the
mask layer.. to enlarge
#4. Bring the
frame up to about 11 o'clock if that makes sense :)
#5. Open up
paper PP4.jpg... drag its layer over to your working
image...position it below the frame layer.
magic wand on the inside of the frame area.. it will be selected..
go to selections/ Modify/ expand 10 pixels..
cut.. on the dotted paper layer.
a 3D drop shadow on the frame.. your image should look like below.
#7. You can
start adding all the elements your going to use on this tag..
for the 3D drop
shadow on all the elements use V3 H3 Opacity 67, blur 7 black
on each one.
open the Michi
Art tube resize her 80%
flower3.png resize it 20%
resize 20% duplicate
resize 15% duplicate
#8. Use your
curves to darken the Leaf 3
#9. Open the
hello autumn sign and resize 55%
Feather.png resize 20% duplicate and flip
wordcard.png resize 30%
#10. Add a new
layer and drag it to the bottom of the layer palette.. fill it with
don't forget to
add your copyright info..
#11. Merge your
layers as shown below. Keeping the frame on its own layer...
Duplicate the frame layer 2 times so you will have 3 layers of it..
#12. Apply a
noise effect on each one of the frame layers hitting the random seed
button each time..
#13. This part
you should know by heart...hide the 2nd and 3rd layers of the
frame.. have all other layers showing..
Right click on
the top of the window.. COPY MERGED.. Over to Animation shop...
first open the leaf animation that was in your supplies zip
click on the AS desktop.. and paste as a new animation...
Back to PSP
hide the top frame layer and UN hide the 2nd frame layer.. and have
all the other layers showing..
Right click and
COPY MERGED.. back to animation shop and right click on your
new animation paste behind current frame..
Back to PSP..
hide the 2nd frame layer.. and UN hide the 3rd frame layer.. have
the top merged layers showing and the bottom maskmerged layers
Right click on the image top and COPY MERGED over to animation
shop and right click on the new animation and
current frame... you should have 3 frames to your new animation..
Check them and see if all looks ok
Ctrl + A to
select all the frames.. duplicate the frames on your new
animation.... to the same amount of frames that's on the
you have open too... it has 21 frames...so on your new animation..
duplicate the frames
have 21 frames.. Ctrl + A to select
all the frames
on EACH of the animations... Click mouse, HOLD and DRAG F: 1 of the
leaf animation.. over to F: 1 of your new animation . do NOT let up
on the mouse
button till you have the leaf placed exactly where you want it.
Check the animation by clicking this button
if it misses a
frame.. or dont look right.. just UNDO.. on both of the animations
and try again!!!
When all looks
right.. SAVE AS a GIF.. your done!!!!