I used the scrapkit of Crazy Caria 'Black Beauty' ti's sold at Barbara Jensen's tube store.

Artwork of ęBarbara Jensen Must purchase the tube and have a license # to use

Mine is # BJ 3511

WSL_Mask84   put the mask in your mask folder

I wrote this tutorial using PSP X6 July 16, 2015

Eye Candy 5/ Textures/ Stone Wall is used also

 

#1. Open pp1.jpg   Shift + D to duplicate  Close original.. the duplicated window is your working image.

#2. Right click on the background layer on the layer palette and promote background layer.

#3. Apply your mask your going to use by going to Layers/Load/save mask/load from disk... Find it in the drop

down preview window. Use the settings below.

Merge/Merge group

#4. K on the keyboard (newer versions of PSP) or Deformation tool

Set to Scale, pull out the corners of the mask layer to enlarge it

#5. Open el7.png  Drag its layer from the layer palette over to your working image window.

#6. Open pp2.jpg drag its layer over to your working image window. Position its layer below the frame layer.

#7.  Use the magic wand and click in the middle of the round frame...(its layer has to be highligted on the layer palette.

Select none.

 

#8. Selections/ Modify/ Expande 10 pixels  INVERT and highlight the pp2.jpg layer and cut or delete.

Your image should look like below. Apply a 3Ddrop shadow on the frame.

#9.  Open the tube you're going to use.. Drag her layer over to your working image window..

Below shows her with a 3D drop shadow applied

#10.

Open el30.png  Drag its layer over to your working image.

Open el3.png flipped.. use the deformation tool to turn it.

#11. Open el9.png  Image/rotate right   drag its layer over to your working image.. Duplicate the layer, position beside each other.

Open el12.png resize 80% drag its layer over to the working image.

Open el3.png drag its layer over to the working image

Open el8.png resize 50%  drag its layer over to your working image window  duplicate its layer 2 times, use deformation tool to make it smaller

each time.

#12. Open el1.png  resize 65% drag the cat's layer over to the working image window.

Add a new layer.. drag to the bottom of the layer palette. Fill with white.

Time to resize the whole image  85%

NOTE: ALWAYS TRY TO REMEMBER  TO APPLY A 3D DROP SHADOW TO ALL ELEMENTS

AND DO NOT CROP YOUR IMAGES TOO CLOSE WHERE YOU CROP PART OF THE MASK LAYER OFF WHERE IT WILL HAVE FLAT SIDES

Apply Eye Candy / Textures/ Stone wall to the mask layer.. using these settings below.

 

#13.. Duplicate the Mask layer 2 times  so that you end up with 3 layers of it.

Use the Add Noise effect to all 3 of the stone wall layers (mask) set at Random, Monochrome, 30%  34% and 36% to each consecutive layer.

 

#14. Open your Animation shop.. In PSP  hide the two bottom layers of the mask/ stone layers

Have all the other layers showing Right click on the top of the image  COPY MERGED

over in Animation shop  right click and paste as a new animation

in PSP hide the top of the mask/stone layers and un hide the middle one. Right click

Copy Merged  over in animation shop  right click on your new animation and paste behind current frame.

in PSP hide the middle mask/stone layer and UN hide the bottom one.. Rick click Copy Merged

in animation shop right click and paste behind current frame..

Check your animation and see if it looks ok. if all is ok... Save as a GIF

you should be done!

Toodles till next time