Scrap kit used for this tutorial is
from Bella Caribena's Steam
is also used License to use # PTE1735.
(2 animations, mask & text art )
This tutorial was written using PSP
X 6 on July 17, 2016
#1. Open paper (1).jpg Shift
+ D to duplicate the image.. close the original
the copy is now your working image.
Right click on its layer and
promote background layer.
Apply the mask that was in the zip
to the paper using the settings below.
Merge/ merge group... duplicate the
mask layer once. merge down on the two mask layers.
#2. Canvas size 900 x 900 center
Colorize the merged mask
layers using thsese settings below
#3. Open element (45).png.
(necklace frame) copy and paste it over to your working image.
Open paper (16).jpg Copy and
paste it over to your working image.
Using your deformation tool pull in
the edges of the paper to make it just larger than the width and
height of the necklace frame.
Use your magic wand tool and select
the inside of the necklace frame.. go to selection/modify/ expand
INVERT the selection and CUT
#4. Below is what your image should
#5. Open the tube you're going to
use.. copy and paste it over to working image above the necklace
Use your magic wand tool and click
on the inside of the frame. Invert the selection and erase on the
tube layer below where it goes past
the frame on the bottom of the
tube. Refer to below.
#6. Open element 37.png (Spiral
staircase) resize 80% Copy and paste it over.
I have decided that the image is
too big so I resize ALL layers 88% go to image/ canvas size
900 x 900 center justify.
Sharpen the tube and the staircase
Open element (64)(blue rose) resize
Open element (88) (gear cluster)
Open element (87).png (clock)
Open element (52).png (gold leaves
) resize 75%
Open element (53).png (blue leaves)
Open element (21).png (3 leaves)
Placement below. I also
mirrored the mask layer.. so that the clocks are on the left side.
#7.Open element (17).png (drop
lights) resize 80%
Open element (62) (blue dial)
Open element (1).png (Steam
Heart) erase the lil drop down clock)
Notice on the mask layer I mirrored
Add a new layer to bottom of layer
palette and fill with white
#8. Open the text art that was in
the supplies zip I resized it 23% Copy and paste it over
to your working image, To
the top layer of layer palette.
Open element (42).png (peacock)
Copy and paste it over to working image below the text layer.
Merge Visible all the top layers together.
excluding the white bkg layer, mask layer and the gear
cluster. also exclude the Text layer. Name
this layer the
TOP merged layers
Merge now the white background
layer, mask layer & gear cluster layers together.. name that
layer bottom merged layers
Duplicate the text layer 2 times..
so you have 3 layers of it.. Your layer palette should look like
#9. Use your magic wand tool to
select inside some of the text layers areas like it shows below.
Apply the noise effect on the 3
layers of text... starting with the settings below.. at 27% on
the top text layer,
2nd text layer, 35% on
the 3rd text layer.
# 10. Open your Animation Shop now.
In PSP on the layer palette.. Hide all the text layers and the top
merge layers.. just have
the bottom merged layers showing..
right click on the top of image and COPY MERGED.
#11. Over in Animation shop.. right
click on it's desktop and paste as a new animation.
Open the animation that was in the
supplies zip gage and gears.mng
It has 9 frames to it... so
duplicate the one frame from PSP (bkgs ) till you have 9 frames to
When you have 9 frames on the new
animation.. Ctrl + A to select all frames. on the new
animation and also on the gears mng one
Click , hold and drag F:1 of the
gears over to F: 1 of the new animation. Let go of mouse when you
have placed it where you want.
It should be on bottom left under
the gear cluster. On top of the clock on the background.
#12. Go back to PSP and make sure
all the text layers are hidden.. and the bkg layers too.
just have the merged top layers
showing. Make sure you have the copyright info on the top merged
COPY MERGED and over to animation
shop and right click on it's desktop and paste as a new animation.
Duplicate the top merged layers
till you have 9 frames.. then Click , hold and drag F: 1 of the (top
merged layers) over to F: 1
of the new animation you're
Check your animation so far.. how
does it look.
#13. Back in PSP, Hide all layers
except the top text layer, have it showing right click on top
of image COPY MERGE
over in animation shop right click
on the desktop and paste as a new animation. Do this with each of
the Text layers. You will end up with a 3 framed animation in
animation shop...Click the
duplicate frames once... this will give you 6 frames... select just
the last 3 frames and click the
duplicate frames again.. this will
give you 9 frames of the Text layers. Ctrl + A to select all frames
on each of the animations.
#14. Now open the steam2.mng
animation.. it has 9 frames also.. Select all of its frames
Click hold and drag F:1 of the
steam. mng over to F:1 of your new animation you are building, let
go of mouse when you have placed
the steam where you want.
#15. Check your animation see if it
all looks ok.. and don't jump or anything weird
If its ok.. Save as a GIF
Then you're done!!
Toodles till next time