I used the
scrapkit of Crazy
Carita's 'Freedom Day'
also the PTU
ŠPINUP Toon's tube must
purchase and have a license # to use
mine is $
SUPPLIES (MASK( put it in your mask folder) AND FIREWORK
I wrote this
tutorial using PSP X 6.
#1. Open the
element el6.png (frame) Shift + D to duplicate it.. close the
original. The duplicate is your working image now.
size/ 900 x 900 center justify.
Open the tube
you're going to use.. if it is the one shown... copy and paste it
over to your working image.
#2. Have its
layer on top of the frame layer.. use your magic wand tool and click
on the inside of the frame, then invert the selection and
being sure your
on the tube's layer erase the bottom parts of the tube that over
Don't erase any
part of the tube at the top..
pp1.jpg copy and paste it over to your working image. Move it to the
right and up... so that some of the red that's
in the paper
shows. Click on the inside of the frame using your magic wand tool
#4. Go to
selections/modify/ expand 8 pixels. INVERT and CUT.
should look like below
pp9.jpg copy and paste it over to working image.. Use your
deformation tool to pull out
the edges where
its almost as big as your window.
load/save mask/load from disk Find your mask in the drop down
#7. Use the
deformation tool (clicking K on the keyboard to bring up deformation
tool) and pull out the mask layer.. to enlarge but don't let it go
over the edges.
#8. Add a new
layer.. drag to bottom.. fill with white.
el16.png Duplicate and colorize with settings below. Open el17.png
your 3D drop shadows.
el13.png, el14.png & el24.png resize all 45%
#11. Merge all
the top layers and the bottom layers.. see layer palette below
Resize 85% all
layers might have to sharpen the top layers .
#12. Hide the
bottom layers and right click on the top of the image.. Copy
animation shop. right click on it's desktop and paste as a new
Open the two
animation files that was in the zip... Delete the first BLACK frame
that has the creators info on it..
Ctrl + A
to select all frames.. on each one of them One of the animations has
29 frames and one has 21 frames.. its ok..
duplicate the new animation from PSP to 29 frames too
on your new
animation you pasted from PSP.. duplicate
you have 29 frames.. Ctrl + A to select all the frames in that one..
Drag F: 1 from
one of the fireworks animation.. over to F:1 of your new animation..
do this with each of the animations that were in the
You click hold mouse down and drag the frame over do NOT let go of
mouse until you place the animation where you want it.
when you get
the two animations placed right.. I used the Red fireworks twice
then the red, white & blue one once...
go back to PSP
and hide the bkg layers and only have the merged top layers
showing.. right click on top and do COPY MERGED. over to
and right click on desktop.. paste as a new animation... duplicate
it till you have 29 frames.
Drag its F:1
over to the other animation your working on... Click hold drag over
till you be sure to place it exactly where it lines up.
Check your new
animation now.. if all looks right.. Save as a GIF