Scrapkit used for this tutorial is from
Fanette'Design's 'A taste of Winter'
art work of
©Fiodorva Maria is used also.. my license to use is # PFD_Swt60
WSL_Mask141.jpg put the
mask in your mask folder.
This tutorial is written using PSP X 6 on Jan
#1. Open paper sp04.jpg Shift + D
to duplicate.. close the original.
the copy is now your working image.
#2. right click on its background layer and
promote background layer.
Go to layers/ load save mask from disk
#3. resize the mask 70% then go to image
Canvas size 650 x 850 center justify
#4. Open Frame 02.png resize 40% C & P it
over to your working miage
Once I I got the frame over there.. I noticed
the mask wasn't showing from the edges
of the frame... and wanted them to. So I used
the deformation tool to pull out the
edges of the mask.
#5. Once that is done I C (copied) & P
(pasted) my tube to my working image
Resize her accordingly. Apply a 3D drop shadow
on her V=0 H=5 opacity 50% Blur is 12.00 and color black
Use this 3d drop shadow setting for all your
#6. Open element lacerosette02.png resize 21%
C & P it over to your working image.. apply the shadow
Open lacerosette03.png resize 21% and C & P it
over to working image also.. (shadow)
Open folage01(a) resize 18%
duplicate and place under both of the rosette elements.
Open element wordstrip05.png resize 50%
Use the deformation tool to turn it to the left some.
#7. Open element flower03.png resize 20%
C & P it over to your working mage.
Open flower02.png resize 20% duplicate 2
times... place them under all the flowers and rosettes.
#8. Add a new layer to the bottom of the
layer palette. Fill with white.
Openwordstrip03.png (incredible) place
down on bottom left
Change it's layer mode (on the layer palette)
to darken that way the white background on it fades away.
#9. Open element starwa(b).png resize 65%
place it above the mask layer.
Use your magic wand tool and select the inside
of the frame. go to Selections/ modify/ expand 8 pixels
#10. Open paper pp02.jpg.. C & P it over to
your working image right below the frame.. Invert the selection and delete
on the paper layer. Apply your drop shadow on
the frame... Sorry this step should of been done way up on the
#11. Open element bubble.png resize 62%
C & P it to right below the frame but on top of the paper behind the
#12. Open element snowflakes.png resize 20%
place it on the top of all layers but under the tube...
so the tube needs to be on top then the
OK , Here is the way I merged all my layers
You need to leave the bubble on it's own layer.
also the word art (incredible) that the layer mode is set on dark? leave it on
layer... cause if you don't you can see the
white of the rectangle it's on I don't show this layer on my capture
of the layer palette...(sorry forgot).... all
the layers below that merge..
all the layers from the frame on up merge them
You can resize your whole image right now.. I
resized mine 87% all layers.
Duplicate the bubble layer 2 times.. you will
end up with 3 layers of it.
leave the top of the bubble layers alone
#13. select the middle bubble layer now and go
to image/ free rotate (make sure the rotate single layer rotate from image
center) is CHECKED
Free (45 degrees) click ok.
HIDE that middle bubble layer , select
the bottom original bubble layer. Do the same as you did the middle one
but change the degrees to 70 degrees
#14. Ok the bubble layers all have
a different degree of rotate to the.. (well the first top one was not changed.
now have the top merged layer showing... and
the bottom layers showing and just the TOP of the bubble layers showing
the other 2.. middle and bottom are hid.
#15. Open your animation shop now.
In PSP right click on the top of your image and
over in animation shop right click on it's
desktop and paste as a new animation
Back to PSP hide the top bubble layer you had
sowing before.. and UN hide the middle bubble layer
all the top merged layers and bottom merged
layers should still be showing..
Right click on the top of the image and COPY
over in animation shop right click on the new
animation there and paste after current frame.
(there should be 2 frames to your animation so
Back in PSP hide the middle bubble layer
and UN hide the bottom bubble layer (all bubble layers are hidden but the bottom
all other layers are still showing?
Right click on the image window and COPY MERGED
over in animation shop right click on your new
animation (with the 2 frames) and paste behind current frame again.
You should end up with a 3 framed animation?
Check your animation and see it it looks ok...
you can right click on it and go to animation prpoperties
to change the speed if you want to.
if it all looks good.. save as a GIF.
Toodles till next time girls.