All of my tutorials this year are created with PSP
Kit used for this tutorial is
Tiny Turtle Designs '
ŠNocturne used.. must
purchase and have a license # to use..
(2 mng animations,
and word art ) Put the mask file in your mask folder
I included in the supplies zip..
the mng animation of just the wings with the underwater effect on
them if you have probs
doing them just in case.
#1. Open paper 5.jpg
Shift + D to duplicate the image.. close the original.. the copy is
now your working image.
Right click on the background layer
on the palette and promote background layer.
#2. Go to layers/load/save mask/
load mask from disk... Find the mask that you saved from your
Use the settings below.
#3. Merge/ merge group.
Go to Image/ canvas size 900
x 900 center justify.
Open paper 9.jpg copy and
paste it over to your working image.. drag its layer below the frame
Use your magic wand tool to select
the inside of the frame area... go to selections/ modify/ expand 10
#4. INVERT and cut on the paper 9
layer. Select none and apply a 3d drop shadow on the frame.
#5. Use the deformation tool as
shown above.. pull out the corners of the mask layer to enlarge it
#6. Open element 5.png copy
and paste it over to your working image.. have it's layer on top of
the frame layer. Mirror it
#7. Open the tube you're going to
use.. if you use the same as myself.. resize her 47%
#8. Open element 81.png resize 80%
Open element 30.png resize 25%
#9. Open element 48.png resize 80%
position below the tube layer.
Open element 90.png resize 80% copy
and paste below the other flower layers
Open element 89.png copy and
paste over to working image.
Open element 112. resize 70%
erase the stem on it... Copy and paste it over to working
image...duplicate 2 times
#10 Resize all layers 88% Go
to Image / Canvas size 900 x 900 center justify
Add a new layer , move it to the
bottom of the layer palette.. fill with white.
Open the Free Spirit Text file that
was in the supplies zip copy and paste it to the top of the
below shows how I placed all the
elements.. Don't forget your copy right info on the tag for the
#11. Just merge the tube and
the Free Spirit text layer together... and hide it. .it should
be moved on the top of the layer palette..
have the fairy layer all by it's
self on the layer palette.. Hide her.. merge all the other layers
together.. including the mask and white bkg layer.
Below it shows the fairy layer...
just showing.. Resize all layers 88% now.
#12. Use your selection tool set on
Free hand selection / point to point... Feather on 5 . Select
around the wing area... when you get them selected..
Add a new layer above the fairy
layer and Copy the wings into selection on that new layer... on the
original fairy layer hit DELETE
You're deleting the existing
wings..... Hide all layers except the copy of the wings.... COPY
MERGE on top of the image..
take the selected wings to
animation shop and paste as a new animation...
#13. Now you're in Animation.. with
just the wings there in front of you... go to Effect/ insert image
effect and choose Underwater..
have the setting set on these
then go to customize.. and set the
settings to these here. How your pull the waves out.. is clicking on
the middle dot and pull out.. do again however
waves you want to have.. the more
waves the more movement on the wings.
when it finishes rendering..
click ok.. check the wings on how they look.
#14. The wings will tend to 'Jump'
So If you delete frame 1 The original frame... it will correct
this. usually :)
That should leave you with 15
frames... now go back to PSP. Have all layers except the top tube
and text layers showing. (hide the
new wings layer also )
Below if you will notice you can
see a ghost image of the wings on the fairy..
When I selected them I used the
point to point selection tool... it was set on a feather
and when I deleted them.. it left
the ghost image of the wings which worked out good for me.
In animation shop when I had to put
the moving wings in place.. it helped as a placement...
When you get your image showing
with the layers like the one below.. Right click on top of
your working image.. and COPY MERGE
Over to animation shop and paste as
a new animation.
Click the duplicate frame
button 5 times that will give you 17 frames... you only need 15 so
just delete two of the frames..
Ctrl + A to select all frames on
the bottom layers animation.. and the wings animation.
Click , hold and drag F: 1 of the
wings over to F: 1 of the bottom layers animation. Be sure to place
the wings in the correct
position before you let go of the
mouse button. Check your working animation now.. see if all looks
Now for the next animation... Open
the Gold N White dots2. mng animation that was in your supplies
Notice it has 21 frames not the
same as your working animation, but that's ok.. it will still work..
Ctrl + A to select all the frames
in the Dot. mng Click, hold and drag F: 1 of the dots
over to F: 1 of the working animation.
After you drag the dot animation
over to your working animation.. do it again.. positioning it in
#16. Go back to PSP... on your
working image.. just have the tube and word text showing
like below. (don't forget the
copyright info too) Right click on the top of the window and COPY
Over to animation shop and paste as
a new animation. Duplicate the top layers animation till you have 15
#17. Same as before.. Click , hold
and drag F:1 of the top layers animation. (showing above)
over to F: 1 of your working
animation.. Let go of the mouse button when you get her positioned
in correct spot.
Check your new animation.. see if
it all looks ok.. if it don't.. just undo on what you need to undo
on... do again
Save as a GIF when all is ok..
You should be done.. Till next time