Kit used in this tutorial is from
Dee's Sign Depot ' By the Sea'
©Fiodorova Maria is also used
Supplies (mask and 2 animations )
This tutorial is written using PSP
X 6 on July 7, 2016
#1. Open paper_2.jpg Shift +
D to duplicate the image... close the original keep the duplicated
your working image.. right click on
the bkg layer and promote background layer
On this layer apply the mask
that was in the zip to the layer using the below settings.
#2. Go to image/ canvas size and
make it 900 x 900 center justfiy
Open element Spray_16.png resize
Use your deformation tool to pull
out the edges of mask to enlarge.
#3. Open Paper_4.jpg
copy and paste it over to your working image. To below
the wreath layer. Move it where the
wave is in the middle of the wreath.
Use your magic wand tool , select
the wreath layer and click on the center of the wreath to select it
Go to selections/ modify/ expand/
25 pixels Invert then delete on the
beach paper layer
#4. Merge down on the wreath and
beach scene paper, that way you can move them
like you like them on the image.
#5. Open the Mermaid tube and
resize 50% copy and paste it over to your working image.
Apply a 3D drop shadow V + H
3 Opacity 49 9 blur black color
#6. Your image should look like the
one above. Add a new layer on the bottom of the layer palette and
fill with white
Open element 47b.png (sand)
copy and paste it below the mermaid layer.
Open element 37.png (fern)
resize 80% duplicate resize 80% and mirror.
Open element 60b.png (sea scene)
resize 60% sharpen once
#7. Open element 59.png (coral
branch) resize 45%
Open element 28.png (blue star
fish) resize 30%
Open element_2.png (flower)
resize 40% (move this layer to the top of layer palette.)
Open element_48.png (crawdad)
Open element_70.png (round shells)
Placement below. Don't forget
your copyright info for the tube.
#8. Open element Spray_10.png
(turquoise dots) Move it to top layer.
Open element Spray_1.png (bubbles)
Open Spray_17.png (turquoise
splat) Put it's layer above the mask layer and
up where you can see the dots of it
at the top of your image.
#9. Open element_53.png (sailboat)
Here's what mine looks like with
all the elements on it
#10. You can either merge all
visible layers or just keep them like they are.. Resize the whole
image 88% sharpen once on the tube layer
If you merge all the layers,
right click on the top of image and COPY if you leave them as
separate layers.. then right click
and copy merged.
Then open your animation shop.
Paste as a new animation. Open the two animations that was in
the supplies zip
One had 18 frames... the other one
had 26 frames.
Duplicate the one frame of your new
animation you pasted from PSP till you have 18 frames.
select all frames in each of the 3
Click hold and drag F: 1 of the
bubbles animation to F: 1 of your new animation.
Let go of mouse when you place it
where you want.
do the same with the white glitter
Click, hold and drag F: 1 of the
white glitter to F:1 of your new animation.
Check your new animation... to see
if it looks ok.. if it does... then save as a GIF
do the same thing with the other