The kit I
used for this tutorial is a FTU kit by
Candy's Treats ' Love Snow'
of Zlata_M is also used.. you can purchase her tubes
license # to use.. mine PFD_Swt59
Put it in your mask folder
element CT-box2.png 100% size
Shift + D
to duplicate.. close original.. this duplicate will now be
your working image.
selection tool, draw out a rectangle in the center of the box
and hit delete.
#2. Go to
Image/canvas size 900 x 900. Center justify. Can resize
later when done.
frame should still be selected.. go to Selections/ Modify/ 15
#3. Add a
new layer.. drag it to the bottom of the layer palette under
the frame layer..
#597c7c ( this will just be the template placement of where to
put the animation later.
CT_Paper12.jpg Copy and Paste it into your working
#5. Go to
layers/load-save mask from disk/load from disk.. find your
mask on the drop down list.. Apply
merge/ merge group (the 3 mask layers ONLY)
deformation tool to pull out the mask layer to enlarge it..
where it sticks out further than the mask on all sides
PLEASE do not enlarge it so much
cut off the side of the mask.. TACKY TACKY!! if you do
lace frame 2.png & lace frame1.png 100% size
as shown below.
can hide the frame layer now and merge visible all the bottom
layers that you see above.. Add
layer, drag to the bottom and fill with white. Merge down.
start adding your elements on top of the frame layer.
totally up to you on how you want this to look...
my girl tube next.
CT-glossyBead8.png resized 65%
ct-String4.png resized 80%
get through adding all the elements you're going to use..
bottom mask layer you merged before.. Now merge all the TOP
elements and frame together..
should have just 2 layers now...on the layer palette
top frame, tube and elements merged and the bottom mask and
bkg layers merged
RESIZE 82% All layers..
top frame elements layer.. top of working image right
click COPY MERGED
your Animation shop.
click on animation desk top and Paste as new animation.
CityStreet.gif animation Notice it has 10 frames
need to make the new animation (bkgs) 10 frames also.
+ A to select all frames... do this on the snow animation
F:1 of the snow animation over to F:1 of your new animation..
click hold and drag.... don't let go till you
the animation EXACTLY on the left side of the green template
square...which works out good cause
is on the right side of frame and hides the blank part of the
Check your new working animation.. to see if it jumps or all
the frames have the snow animation on them..
UNDO both windows and start over.
PSP.. Hide the bottom mask layers on your working
image.. and UN hide the frame, tube and element layer.
click on top of window and COPY MERGED..
Animation shop.. the frame layers needs 10 frames to it also..
so duplicate it like you
did the mask layers.
have 10 frames Ctrl + A to select all the frames and
drag F:1 of the frame layers over to your new snow animation
window F: 1
go of mouse while you are dragging it.. until you position it
correctly over the snow animation... when placed right let
mouse button.. Check your animation..
to see if it looks right..
steps are used EVERY TIME... you put an animation together
with another one.. so learn the steps and you will end
without even think'n about it :)
should do your new animation... Save as a GIF and you're
till next time!!!