Scrapkit used for this tutorial is Trixie Scraps  ' Black Tie Event'

artwork of ŠPinup toons  also used  my license to use.. CDO-2339


Supplies ( Heart animation and Mask)



#1. Open solid05.jpg paper..  Shift + D to duplicate the image... close the original

the copy is now your working image.

I used Curves to darken the paper.. Use the settings below.

#2. Right click on the paper's layer on layer palette.. and promote to background layer

Apply the mask that was in the supplies zip to the paper using the settings below.

Merge/ merge group

#3. Duplicate the mask layer and merge/merge down on the two mask layers..

Go to image/ resize 80%  have the resize all layers UN checked



#4. Image/ canvas size 900 x 900 Center justify.

#5. Open Frame 2.png and resize 35%  copy and paste it over to your working image.

#6. Open paper 06.jpg resize 65%  copy and paste it over to your working image.. below the frame layer.

Use your magic wand and click on the inside of the frame.. to select it.. Selections/ modify/ expand 10 pixels.

INVERT and CUT on the grey paper layer.

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

V & H 3  9 blur  65% opacity  Black

#7. Add a new layer and drag to the bottom of the layer palette.. fill with white.

#8. Open element glittermask1.png resize 25% sharpen once

Glittermask2.png resize 25%  sharpen once

copy and paste it over to the working image. See below for placement

have both glitter mask layers below the first red mask layer.

#9. Open the tube your going to use..  I didn't have to resize her.. she was perfect size..

I cut the bottom of her legs that showed under the frame off.. then applied a 3d drop shadow on her.


#10. open element flower10.png resize 27%  copy and pasted it to the working image.. duplicate

Open element flower 7.png  resize 17%  copy and paste over to working image..

#11. Open paper 07.jpg resize 80%. Use your selection tool in rectangle shape.. click on the

custom selection , where the arrows pointing.. and use those settings..

copy and paste that selection to your working image on a new layer.

#12. Open element ribbon2.png go to image/rotate to the left

resize 20%  copy and paste it over to working image

Your image should look like the one below so far..

#13. Open element foliage 2.png resize 15% use your selection tool point to point and select around just one of the leaves.

Copy and paste it over to working image.. duplicate 3 times... you end up with 4 leaves.. Use deformation tool to turn them in the directions you want

Open element string3.png  resize 35%  mirror  cut the bottom of the string off some cause it's too long

Open Heart1.png resize 25%  place up between the two top flowers

Open element hearts3.png resize 20%  use curves to lighten the red some



Merge all the top layers together.. (don't forget to put the tube's copyright info on there)

Merge all the mask layers together..

Keep the white bkg layer to its self

#15.  Duplicate the mask layers 2 times.. so you have 3 layers of it..

apply the noise effect on all three of the mask layers

25%   28%  and 32% on the 3rd mask layer.

#16Hide  #2 and #3 of the mask layers.. have all the other layers showing

7  Right click on the top of image and COPY MERGE#1

Open your animation shop and paste as a new animation.

Back to PSP hide the top of the mask layers and UN hide the middle mask layer

Right click on the top of window.. COPY MERGE

Over in animation shop.. Paste after current frame.

do the same thing for the 3rd mask layer...and over in animation shop paste after current frame.

You should end up with 3 frames in animation shop.. select all the frames.. and duplicate till you have 36 frames

Open the dkredheart.mng that was in the supplies zip.. it has 36 frames to it..

Ctrl + A to select all the frames..

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

Place the heart animation where you want... don't let up on the mouse till you have it placed where you want..

Check your animation and see if it all looks ok.. if not UNDO.. if it does... Save as a GIF

then you're done

Toodles till next time