Kit used for this tutorial is by
Amalie Designs ' Darkness' kit
© Anna Marine
This tutorial was written using PSP
Supplies ( mask and
#1. Open paper 27.jpg Shift +
D to duplicate the window.. close original
the copy is now your working image.
#2. Right click on the background
layer and promote background layer.
Apply the mask that was in the
supplies zip now using these settings below.
#3. Open element 101a.png (frame)
resize 85% copy and paste over to your working image.
Duplicate the frame layer
Open tube now.. if you use the same
one as myself.. resize it 86 % copy and paste it over to your
it's layer between the two frame
#4. Apply a 3D drop shadow on the
Angel. V& H 4 opacity 85% blur 8.0 black.
Use your erase tool to erase part
of the TOP frame layer where I have the pointing arrows
so she looks like shes on top of
the frame but the bottom of the tube is under the frame
Erase the bottom part of the tube
that is showing under the frame on the bottom
#5. Merge both frames and the tube
layers together.. NOT the mask layer. its on it's own layer
Open paper 18.jpg and resize
it 65% Copy and paste it below the frames and tube layer..
Now erase all the extra that sticks
out beyond the frame.
#6. When done your image should
look like below.
#7. Open element 54.png (mask)
Go to Image/ Canvas size 900 x 900
Copy and paste the mask element
below the blue checked paper layer.
Duplicate it's layer and flip
Your image should look like this.
#8. Open element 100.png (rose
cluster) resize 75% copy and paste it over to working
Use the deformation tool let on
scale to turn the roses to the left like below. Don't forget
#9. Add a new layer and move to the
bottom of the layer palette.. fill with white
Open element 27.png (blue flower)
Open element 74.png (green flower)
resize 30% copy and paste its layer below all the flower
Open element 129.png (flower)
resize 60% copy and paste over.. duplicate the layer.
Your image should like the one
#10. Open element 9.png resize 77%
copy and paste it over..
Open element 58.png resize it
77% copy and paste it over below all the layers but above the mask
layer.. place it at 7 o'clock
duplicate the layer and place the
other one at 2 o'clock.
Open element 120.png resize 80%
copy and paste it over and move its layer to the top of palette.
Open element 96.png (candles)
resize 60% copy and paste over..
open element43.png (black fencing) resize 80%
copy and past it over . Put it layer below all other layers but
above the mask layer
Position at 2 o'clock
duplicate the layer and position it at 7 o'clock. Merge the
two fence layers.. use your erase brush set on
0 hardness.. to erase some of the
edges of the fence layer.
#11. Arrange like you want.. then
merge all layers visible. don't forget the copyright info for the
Merge all layers visible. Resize
all layers 88% Sharpen once..
right click on top of window.. COPY
#12. Open your animation shop and
paste as a new animation.
Open the flame animation that was
in your supplies zip.. Ctrl + A to select all frames.. it has 21
frames to it
Duplicate the one from you pasted
from PSP till you have 21 frames also..
Click , hold and Drag F: 1 of the
candle flame over to F: 1 of your new animation... let go when you
place it like you want..
you will have to do this 3 times to
get flames on all the candles.
Open the next animation blue
and green circles.. it has 21 frames also.. select all the frames..
Click hold down mouse button and
drag F: 1 of the circles over to F: 1 of your new animation.
Let go of mouse button when you get
it placed where you want.
Check your animation.. if
everything is ok.. no jumps and such.. Save as a GIF
Toodles till next tutorial