Scrapkit used for
this tutorial is
by Creative Intentionz
This tutorial was
written in PSP X 6.. Aug 5, 2015
the bat animation , Pumpkin animation, Green eyes animation , an ABR
Cloud brush and the haunted house graphic)
Save the brush
file somewhere on your computer... just so you remember where..
it does not go in
your brush folder.. Cause its an ABR brush for photoshop..
but with newer
versions of PSP we can import ABR's now into our PSP woo
Horseplay's Pasture Mask 30. Put
this mask in your mask folder.
#1. How to import
an ABR brush.. this only works in newer versions of PSP.. does not
work in PSP 9
File/Import/ Custom Brush
#2. Click on the Open button and browse to
where you saved the ABR brush. Choose it.. and ADD ALL..
#3. it will move them over to the selected for
import window... click OK
#4. They should show up in your brush preview
box.. now. We will use them a lil later in the tutorial.
#5. Open up Paper8.jpg Shift + D
to duplicate the window , Close the original , the duplicated window
#6. Right click
on the bkg layer and promote background layer. Rexize the promoted
bkg layer 80%
to UN check the resize all layers.
layers/load save mask/ load mask from disk..
find the saved mask on your drop down preview window.
Use the settings below on the bkg paper.
#7. Merge / Merge group Use the
deformation tool to pull out the edges of the mask to make
larger but don't pull out too far where it
touches the sides of the image.
#8. Open element Frame1.png resize 75%.
Drag the frame layer over to your working image.
#9.Open the haunted house graphic that was in
the supplies zip.
its layer over to your working image. Drag its layer below the frame
You might have
to use the deformation tool (K on keyboard) to pull out the
corners of the haunted house graphic so that
its in all 4 frames of the frame.
#10. Use your magic wand tool select the frame
layer and click inside each of the frame parts..
Selections/ Modify/Expand 5 pixels
INVERT , select the haunted house layer. Cut/
Delete. That should get rid of all the extra black on
outside of frame.
#11. Your image should look like below. Select
none and apply a 3D drop shadow to your frame.
#12. Open the element Mummy. Drag its layer
over to your working image.. Duplicate its layer and mirror
Apply a 3D drop shadow on each of the mummy
After adding a regular drop shadow .. add a
perspective shadow using Eye Candy 5 Impact/ perspective shadow
Watch where the shadow is at the edge.. don't
let it go off the edge.
#13. Drag which ever Boo Text you want to use
over to the working image.. resize the boo 70%
#14. Make sure you are on the frame layer ,
use your Selection tool/ point to point to
select the top two frames.
Add a new layer below the frame layer and duplicate it 2
times...name these 3 new
layers clouds 1 , 2 & 3. Find one of the cloud
brushes that was in the supplies zip you will have to resize them
cause they are really large brushes...
#16. On Cloud 1 layer put a few clouds across
the moon area and in the right top frame area... not too many
like below. on each of the cloud layers it
will be like a continuation of the clouds... think of how
they would move across the sky.. from left to
#17.Below is Clouds 2 layer, notice how the
same cloud is moved over to the right some... when you put them all
together in animation shop it will look like
they are moving across the sky.
#18. Do the same thing for frame #3
clouds... move them to the right some.
Now is a good time while you're in PSP to
resize your image I resized mine 80% all layers.
#19. Open your Animation shop....
in PSP your layer palette should look like this for
that first frame in A/S
#20. When you get your layer palette set up
like this below... right click on top of window and copy merged
Note: the 1st Mummy is showing, the Cloud 1
layer is showing,
#21. Right click on animation desktop and
paste as a new animation
back to PSP. Show the Mummy 2 layer (hide the
other mummy layer) and the Clouds 2 layer..(hide the other two cloud
#22. right click on top of window and copy
Back over to
animation shop and paste behind current frame..
back to PSP , set up your layer palette like
right click on
the top of your working image and copy merged
back to Animation shop and paste behind
current frame.. you should have 3 frames to your animation now.
Check to view your new animation.. by default
the speed of the frames is set to 10 , which is too fast. Ctrl + A
to select all the frames
and right click on the animation and go to
animation properties. set it to 30 speed.. check the animation
#23. Open the eyes green gif that was in the
supplies zip... notice there are 10 frames to it...
and your new animation only has 3 frames.. you
need to duplicate the frames on
the new animation till you have 10
frames just like the
green eyes gif.
OK this part is different... on your 3 framed
new animation there.. Right Click on the first frame COPY /
Paste after current
frame... that added another frame...now Right click on the 3rd
frame.. COPY/ paste after current frame. right Click on the last
frame COPY/ paste after
current frame... Now you should have 6 frames? yes? Now click on
frame 2 COPY/ PASTE after current frame.
Right click on frame 5 COPY/ paste after
current frame. Right click on frame 8 COPY/ paste after current
frame.. you should have 9
frames now... Right click on Frame 9 and
COPY / paste after current frame... 10 frames now...???
#24. Ctrl + A to select all the frames on both
animations.. Drag F:1 of the green eyes
animation over to F: 1 of your new
let up on the mouse button till you position it where you want it
then lift up on
the mouse button.. you do
this with all
your moving over to the new animation you are building. Place the
green eyes over to the top right side
of your new animation.
#25. Now open the bat.gif it already has
10 frames. Do it the same way you moved the blinking green eyes.
Place the bat to the top left area..
Open the evil pumpkin gif.. the evil pumpkin
is 2 frames... if you use the duplicate frame button on the pumpkin
it don't really work right... if you do it
that way notice how it duplicates.. hitting the duplicate button
once will put
2 lighted pumpkins and 2 dark pumpkins
together.. we don't want that.. so duplicate each indivisible frame
at a time.. so that its light and dark light
and dark...like below
Ctrl + A to select all the frames.. do it like
the others.. drag F: 1 of the pumpkins over to F:1 of your new
For the mummy
to blink... I just picked one of the frames with in the 10
frames and copied it... then pasted it
in PSP blacked out the eyes... the back
in animation shop pasted it into where I took it out..
Check your animation now..
to see if it looks good...
Save as a GIF..
Toodles till next time