for this tutorial is a FTU kit by
ŠPinup Toons.. must purchase and have license to use.. CDO-2339
Alienskin Xenofex 2/Constellation Plugin .....Xero/ Fritillary
in your mask folder)
#1. Open the
frame that was in the supplies zip. Shift + D to duplicate , close
the original and now the copy
working image window. Go to
Image/canvas size 900 x 900 center justify.
#2. After you've downloaded the kit from Melissaz
Creationz , open either the psd or pspimage files . She did
her kit a lil diff than most by putting
all the papers in one image and all the elements
in another window. Above you pick the paper you want to use
and click, hold and drag
it over to your working
image window. I used the raster 3 layer paper.
#3. Use your deformation tool (set on scale) to
pull in the edges some on the paper, so that it don't go off the
#4. Layers/Load/Save Mask / Load mask from disk.
Find the mask you want to use in the drop down preview window there
on top left. Use the settings below.
#5. Merge/Merge group on your layer palette.. (the
3 mask layers) NOT the frame layer.
#6. Highlight the frame layer. Use your selection
tool/ Circle and draw a circle in the center of the frame.. larger
than the center is though
#7. Pick another paper and drag it over to your
working image.. below the frame.
Inverse the selection, making sure your on the new
paper layer Cut/Delete
#8. Now its just a matter of putting elements on
your working image.
You can do your own thing :) or follow my lead
#9. After you put all your elements on the working
image.. you can merge all the layers from the frame UP..Above
then merge all the layers from the below the frame
down.. as below.
#10. One of the elements is the pink dangles.. as
seen below.. you put them in between the top merged layer and the
bottom merged layer.
#11. Erase the out side edges of the dangles
(area that goes outside of the frame)
#12. Duplicate the Dangles layer 2 times.. so that
you have 3 layers of the Dangles. Layer palette looks like below.
#13.Click on the top layer of the dangles and
apply this plugin to it
by going to Effects/Alien Skin Eye Candy 5/
Textures/ Textured Noise . On the Settings tab click the BLEACH
If you click on the Basic tab.. the settings will
be as below.
#14. Apply the same plugin to the other two dangle
layers but each time you go to the
Textured noise plugin window click the RANDOM SEED
Once you've applied the plugin on all 3 Dangle
layers... apply a 3D drop shadow on each of them... using
the settings below. White
as the color
#15. Next duplicate the Top merged layer 2
times.. where you have 3 layers of it..
Your layer palette should look like this below.
#16. Apply Alien Skin Xenofex 2/ Constellation
plugin on the top copy of the top layers... as seen above. (it's
Use the settings below.. Apply the same to the
middle copy of top layers and the 3rd top layers. but this time
RANDOM SEED button each time..
#17. Now duplicate the bottom Mask layer 2 times
where you have 3 layers of it...
Your layer palette should look like below.
#18. Highlight the Top Copy of the Mask layer...
as shown above
I've got all the other layers hid.. by clicking
Using your selection tool/ Circle draw out a
circle to cover area shown below.
#19. We are going to apply a plugin to each of the
3 Mask layers.
Effects/Xero/Fritillary using the settings below
When you apply this to the next two Mask layers
(middle and bottom ) all settings will be the same EXCEPT the
it will be 6 on the next one... and 8 on the
bottom Mask layer.
#20 Now for the animation..
Below shows which layers are showing and which
should be hid..
#21. RIGHT click on the top of your
working image...COPY MERGED..
Open your animation shop now and right click on
it's desktop and Paste as a new Animation.
#22. Back to PSP and hide all the layers that are
showing and UN hide the middle layers of each set..
shown below. Right click on the top of the
working image window and COPY
#23. Back to Animation shop and right click on
your new animation and paste after current frame.
Back to PSP.. Hide showing layers and UN hiding
Right click on window and COPY MERGED
#24. Back to Animation shop.. right click on new
animation and paste after current frame..
You should have 3 frames there to your animation..
Check your animation..
to see if it looks right
If it don't.. you've done one of the steps wrong
:(... will have to go back and see where you went wrong.. UGH.. lol
You can resize your animation in Animation shop if
you go to Animation/Resize Animation
Hoping everything was ok... so you save as.. GIF
if you have any probs , contact me and ASK..
Toodles till next time!