Scrapkit used for this tutorial is
Trixie Scraps ' Black Tie Event'
ŠPinup toons also used
my license to use.. CDO-2339
Supplies ( Heart animation and
#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
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
#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
resize 20% copy and paste it over to working
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
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
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
#14. RESIZE ALL LAYERS 88%
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
25% 28% and 32% on the 3rd mask
#16. Hide #2 and #3
of the mask layers.. have all the other layers showing
7 Right click on the top of image and COPY
Open your animation shop and paste as a new
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