Scrapkit used in this tutorial is from
Tiny Turtle Designs 'Haunted'
ŠAlec Rud is also used.
My license to use PFD_Swt60
Supplies (my paper, White swirl mng &
This tutorial was written in PSP X 6 on Sept
Mura Mister/ Copies
#1. Open element 61.png (black bat)
go to image/ canvas size/ 900 x 900pixels
The bat will be in the center of the image...
go to your effects/Mura Mister/ copies
and set the settings same as below.. the bats
should form a frame... they need to be touching so when you
go to select the inside of the frame it will
make a selection of just the inside of the frame.
#2. Go to Adjust/ Brightness and
contrast/ Curves.. Use the settings below.
(Note: I have the curves icon on my tools
bar... you can do that if you go to View/
Customize and find Curves on the list) I use Curves alot
and I wanted to be able to find it quick...You
can customize your tools bar with any tool you use often...if it's not already
up there. :)
#3. Open MyPaper.jpg that was in the supplies
zip. Copy and paste it below the bat frame.
Use your magic wand... tolerance 20 and click
on the center of the bat frame.
go to Selections/ modify/ expand 9 pixels.
Invert the selection . Be sure you're on the paper layer
and click delete. or cut.
#4. Apply a 3D drop shadow on the bat
frame. V= 0 H=5 Opacity 66 Blur 10. Black color..
Use this setting on all elements that you put
on your image.
#5. Open paper 33.jpg (purple with black bats)
Copy and paste it below all layers
Open the mask that was in the supplies zip
Mask_007_Dfly.jpg then minimize it.
Go to layers/ new mask layer/ from image and
find the mask on the drop down.
Use the settings below...then Merge group.. add
a new layer on the bottom of the layer palette
and fill with white.
#6. Your image should look like below.
#7. Open the tube your going to use... resize
Open element 61.png again... (bat) resize 40%
Use curves on it again.. same settings
#8. Apply a 3D drop shadow on it.. settings in
Step # 4.
#9. Open element 100. png (maple leaf) resize
40% copy and paste to top layer of image
duplicate and mirror.
Open element 30.png (orange mum) resize 35%
Open element 34.png (orange daisy) resize 33%
Open element 108.png (leaves and gords)
Open element 65.png (text)
Open element 79.png (broom) Mirror
Have it's layer below the word art..
Erase part of the broom handle to make it look
like the witch is holding the broom.
Don't forget all the drop shadows :) You can
resize all layers
#10. Merge all the layers from the bat
frame on up.
them merge the mask layer the black paper below
the frame & white bkg layer.
Hide the merge top layers... Right click on the
top of the image and Copy Merged
Open your animation shop and right click on its
desk top and paste as a new animation.
Open the mng animation white swirl that
was in your supplies zip. It has 21 frames to it..
Ctrl + A to select all the
frames.. on your new animation you pasted from PSP , duplicate the one
you have 21 frames to it also. Select all the
Click hold and drag F: 1 of the white swirl
over to F: 1 of your new animation.
position it in the middle of the black paper.
let go of mouse when you have placed it where you want.
Back to PSP hide the bottom merged layers and
Un hide the merged top layers.
Right click and Copy Merge. In Animation shop
paste as a new animation.. duplicate the top layered animation till you
have 21 frames.. select all frames Drag
F: 1 of the top layers over to F: 1 of the bottom layers and swirl animation..
dont let go of mouse
till you have positioned the top layers
correctly . Pay close attention to where the frame covers the black paper.. Line
Check your new animation and see if it looks
right.. if so.. Save it as a GIF.
Toodles till next time