Scrapkit used in this tutorial is from Tiny Turtle Designs 'Derzi Cane'

art work from ŠAlex Prihodko is also used

LIcense to use PDF_Swt60

Supplies (word art ,flower and mask)

 

#1. Open paper 19.jpg  Shift + D to duplicate the image... close the original.

The copy is now your working image.

Right click on the paper's background layer and promote the bkg layer.

Apply the mask that was in the supplies zip to the paper layer. Merge/ merge group

#2. Open paper 11.jpg and copy and paste it over to your working image.. above the red paper. Apply the same mask to the green paper.

Merge / merge group.

#3. Open the tube your going to use... and resize accordingly.

V= 0 H=5  opacity=70  black and blur of 10. Use this 3d shadow on all elements.

Open element 81.png (green tree)  C & P it to your working image. Position to the left.

Open element 61.png (Santa Train) C & P it to working image

Open the poinsettia flower that was in the supplies zip   C & P it to your working image.. to the bottom left under the tree.

#4. Duplicate the flower and resize the duplicate 80%  Duplicate the duplicated one and resize it another 80%

So you end up with 3 poinsettia flowers , 3 different sizes.

#5. Open the element that was in the supplies zip MCtext.png (Merry Christmas)

C & P it over to your working image. Move it to the top of the layer palette.

Open element 53.png ( Ho Ho Ho) resize 50%  C & P over to your working image below the tube layer.

Open elements 41 & 42 (light sparkles) resize 30%  duplicate the red one.. place them on the tree.

#6. Open element  59.png  C & P it over to your working image. Duplicate and mirror

Don't forget to apply your 3D drop shadows.

Merge all the top layers above the mask layers.

duplicate the two mask layers 2 times so you will have 3 layers of each

add a new layer on bottom of layer palette and fill with white.

#7. On each of the 6 mask layers...use Xenofex 2/ constellation plugin on them to make sparkles around them

clicking the Random seed button each time.  You can resize your image now if you want to... I resized mine 88%

#8. Open your animation shop now.

After you get the Xenofex 2 / constellation on each of the mask layers...

Hide the 2nd and 3rd of each color mask layer.  Your layer palette should look like below.

When it does look like below.. right click on the top of your image and COPY MERGED.

#9.  Over in animation shop.. right click on it's desktop and paste as a new animation.

Back to PSP. Set your layer palette like below.. right click on top of image and COPY MERGED

#10. In animation shop right click on your animation there and paste after current frame.

Back in PSP, set your layers like below Right click on top and COPY MERGED

#11.  In animation shop.. right click on the new animation there and paste after current frame. 

You should have a 3 framed animation... Check it to see if it looks ok.. if so SAVE AS A GIF