Scrap kit used for this tutorial is from
Dee's Sign Depot ' Resolutions'
The animations are in the zip with the kit when
you buy it.
ŠAlex Prihodko is also used. License to use # PDF_Swt60
This tutorial is written with PSP X 6 on Dec
#1. Open paper_10.jpg Shift + D to
duplicate the paper. Close original the copy is now your working image
Right click on it's background layer and
Apply the mask that's in the supplies download.
#2. Merge/ merge group. Duplicate the
mask layer and merge down on them.
go to image canvas size 850 x 850 Center
#3. Open frame 4a.png (pink oval ) resize 80%
C & P it over to your working image.
Use your magic wand tool and click on the
center of the frame. Go to selections/modify/ expand 10 pixels.
#4. Open the Glitter. jpg paper C & P it
over below the frame layer.
Invert the selection. and Cut on the glitter
#5. Apply a 3d drop shadow on the frame V=0 H=5
opacity 75% blur 10.00 black color.
Use this setting for all elements.
Use your deformation tool to pull the mask
layer out where it shows all around the frame layer.
Add a new layer on bottom of layer palette and
fill with white.
#6. Open element 18.png ( clock face) resize
60% place on your working image.
Open element 12.png resize 60% place on bottom
left. Under the glitter layer.
Open element 3b.png (2 pink balloons) resize 50%
Open element 4a.png (blue balloon) resize 40%
#7. When you apply the 3d drop shadow on the
balloons check the shadow on separate layer. You will have to UNLOCK
the shadow by clicking the lock, Then move the
shadow way to the right.
#8. Open element 102.png resize 40%
Open element 101.png resize 40% mirror.
Open element 99.png resize 40%
#9. Open element 95.png resize 45%
use your deformation tool to turn it to the right some.
Apply the 3D drop shadow on all the
Place the tube your going to use and resize
#10. Open word art 12.png resize 80%
Open word art 5d.png resize 65%
Open word art 5c.png resize 40%
Open element 54c.png (resolutions) resize 60%
#11. Merge all the layers from the frame on
Merge all the layers from the glitter behind
the frame on down.. you should end up with two merged layers.
Hide the top layers (don't forget the copyright
info for the tube!
Just have the bottom layers
showing...Right click on the top of image COPY MERGED
Open your animation shop and paste as a new
Open all 3 of the animations that are used in
Use the count down numbers first.. select all
the frames.. there are 30 frames..
Duplicate the one frame animation from PSP by
clicking the duplicate frames button 6 times that will give
you 33 frames.. delete 3 of the frames where
you end up with 30 frames.. Ctrl + A to select all the frames on each of the
animations.. Click, hold mouse button down on
F: 1 of the countdown numbers drag over to your working animation from PSP's
F: 1 let go of mouse button only when you
have placed it in the middle of the oval.
Back to PSP and hide the bottom layers and just
have the merged top layers showing...Right click on the top of image
and COPY MERGE... OVER in animation shop...
right click on the desktop and paste as a new animation... duplicate the one
frame till you have 30 frames again. select all
frames.. drag F: 1 of the top layered animation over to F: 1 of your working
animation be sure to
position it correctly where the frame
lines up over the oval and number count down.. and none of the elements go off
the side edges .
Next use the Dee_002.mng animation... do it the
same as you did the count down numbers.. drag
F: 1 of the explosion ani over to F: 1 of your
animation you're building from PSP.
Lastly use the DD_004.mng animation on your
animation your building both the 003 and 004 animations have
31 frames it wont matter when you place them on
your working animation with 30 frames..
Check your new animation to see if it looks
right if not you can UNDO remember... if its correct.. save as a GIF