Scrapkit used for this tutorial is
Pink Paradox Productions ' Beautiful Angel'
This tutorial was written using PSP
#1. Open paper 27.jpg. Shift + D to
duplicate the image. Close the original the copy is now your working
resize 80% right click on the
background layer and promote background layer.
Apply the mask WSL_Mask84 to your
Merge/ merge group.. duplicate the
mask layer and merge together.
#2. Go to Image/ canvas size
make your canvas 900 x 900 center justify.
Add a new layer to your image and
move this layer to the bottom of the layer palette.. fill with
#3. Use your deformation tool to
pull out the edges of the mask layer.
#4. Open element Frame 8 .png
(frame) resize 70%
Copy and paste it to your image..
place it just where you want it... Open the Tube your going to use..
copy and paste her over
to working image. Place her on top
of the paper frame. Duplicate the frame layer and being
careful NOT to move the frame
on your image.. move the frame
layer above the tube layer.
#5. Erase the top frame where the
tube is under it.. where it looks like the tube is on top... then
erase the bottom
part of the tube that sticks out
below the frame.
#6. Apply a 3D drop shadow on
the angel tube V & H 2 opacity 25% 6 blur black
then another 3D shadow on the
tube.. V 5 H 4 49% opacity blur 14
#7. On the bottom full layer
of the heart frame..(that hasn't been erased) Apply a 3D drop
shadow.. V & H 2 25 % Opacity Blur 5 Black
then another drop shadow with V 5
H 5 Opacity 47 Blur 14 #c02324
Your image should look like below.
#8. Open element 144.png
resize 60% Copy and paste it below the bottom heart
frame layer. Duplicate and mirror
Apply a 3D drop shadow on the
flower layers V & H 4 67% opacity blur 14
#9. Open the text art.png
that was in the supplies zip
Copy and paste to the top layer of
your image. Your image should look like below
#10. Don't forget the copyright
info for the tube.. if you put this on another layer you can bring
the opacity down on that layer
so that it don't jump out at people
when they look at your finished tag.
Open element 175 .png resize
60% copy and paste in top of all layers.
Open element 27.png resize 70%
copy and paste on top. I applied a 3D drop shadow on them
using the color #c02324
#11. Below is how my layer
palette looks... I duplicate the heart frame two times.. so I would
have 3 layers of it.
#12. Then apply Xenofex 2/
constellation on each of the 3 bottom frame layers using the
Clicking the random seed button
each time you take the heart frame to it.
take care NOT to move the layer
accidentally it wont look right if you do.
You can resize your image if you
like now.. I resized mine 88 % all layers.
#13. Open your animation shop now.
In PSP hide the 2 bottom frame layers just have the top one showing
and all your other layers showing
Right click and COPY MERGE over in
animation shop right click on it's desk top and paste as a new
Do this two more times with each of
the heart frame layers showing. You will end up with a 3 framed
animation in animation shop. Check to see if it looks ok
if it don't jump etc... Mine jumped
and i had to Undo a few times myself.. and fix it.. Once you get
your new working animation there.. Select all frames
Open the pinkflytwirl.mng file that
was in your supplies zip.. Notice it has 21 frames. Select all the
on your new working animation with
3 frames.. duplicate the frames till you have 21 frames also.
Clicking the duplicate frame
button 3 times.. that should get
you the 21 frames too.
Drag F: 1 of the pinkflytwirl
animation over to F: 1 of your new working animation.. Click , hold
and drag don't let go of mouse till you have it placed
where you want it. Check your
animation.. if all is well.. save as a GIF..
You should be done.. if you have
probs just remember the UNDO button.. its your best friend :)
Toodles till next tut.