Scrapkit used in this tutorial is
Tiny TurtleDesigns' Brisk Winter'
İVery Many is also used
VMT_Artsyatheart license to use.
(mask, snow animation & word art)
This tutorial was written in PSP X 6 Dec
#1. Open paper(1).jpg I use this paper
for the mask layer also for the background under the frame.
Shift + D to duplicate the paper image.. close
the original. The copy is now your
working image...right click on its background
layer and promote background layer... duplicate the paper layers.
hide the top copy of the paper. On the bottom
layer apply the mask to the paper layer.
Merge/ merge group.. duplicate the mask layer
and merge down the two mask layers
You should still have the paper layer hid
#2. Open the winter frame 33.png (white round
frame) C & P it over to your working image.
Open gold frame 89.png (gold round frame
colorize it using these settings
If you use any other gold elements that need to
be toned down.. use these settings also.
#3. C & P the gold frame to your working image
below the white frame
#4. Erase the part of the center of the gold
frame where it won't show.
Then merge the two frames together.. the white
and gold. Apply a 3d drop shadow on the frame
v=0 h=6 opacity 75% blur 20 color
#5. Use your deformation tool on the paper
background that you have the duplicate of.
make it where it fits in the frame window.
go to Image / canvas size make it 850 x 850
#6. Add a new layer to bottom of layer palette
and fill with white.
Use your deformation tool to pull out corners
of the mask where you can see it all around
#7. Open element(1)(poinsettia flower) colorize
it using the settings below
Resize 75% sharpen twice. C & P
over to your working image.
#8. Open element (14).png ( double gold snowflake)
resize 75% sharpen.. use your deformation
tool to turn them.
Open element (110) (pink bird) use your selection
tool point to point and delete the part below.. we just want to use the curls.
#9. C & P the curls under all the flowers and
snowflakes duplicate and use the deformation tool to turn them how you
#10. Open element (121) (pink Rose) resize 40%
C & P Over to working image.. Don't forget to
apply your 3d drop shadows.
Open element(116) (plum rose) resize 30% place
it below the pink rose then duplicate it mirror and flip
#11. Open element (5).png (spray) resize
80%... C & P it over to
working image.. duplicate and mirror.
Sharpen on both
#12. Open Rosebud.png duplicate 2 times...
position where you like..
Open element (47) lights C & P on top
Merge all layers from the frame on up...
#13. Merge all bottom layers below the frame on
down. you should end up with 2 layers.
Resize all layers 88%
#14. Copy and paste the Brisk Winter word art
to your top layers.
Hid the top layers just have the merged bottom
layers showing.. Right click on the top of the window and
#15. Open your animation shop and right click on
it's desktop and paste as a new animation..
Open the Snow.mng it has 10 frames..
duplicate the one frame from PSP till it has 10 frames also.
Click hold and drag F: 1 of the snow animation
over to F: 1 of your new animation.. let go when you've
placed it over the rectangle of the scene that
will be behind the frame.
#16. Check the animation.. if all is well continue
over in PSP hide the bottom layers and just
have the top layers showing.. don't forget the copyright info for the tube.
#17. Right click and COPY MERGED.. Over in animation
shop right click on the desktop and paste as a new animation... duplicate that
frame till you have 10 frames... do like you
did with the snow animation Select all frames and click , hold and drag F: 1 of
the top layers
over to the working animation.. be sure not to
let go of the mouse till you get it completely lined up the way it should go
#18. Check your new animation now.. if all looks
well.. save as a GIF