Scrap kit I used
for this tutorial is Fayette Designs ' Totally Autumn'
you can purchase the kit
Falling Leaves animation
texturedmoss.jpg paper Ctrl + D to duplicate the image.. close
original and the duplicate is now your working image.
promote to background layer. Apply the mask to the green paper.
Merge / Merge group
Texturedred.jpg resize 90% and drag it to your working image.. Apply
the same mask you used before.. to paper.. do the same way...
have the Red
paper below the green paper.
Scatter5.png resize 25% copy and paste it to your
Frame3x.orange resize 30% lets change its color
using the settings below.
#4. Then go to
Adjust/ Brightness and contrast/ Curves
#5 Use your
magic wand.. set on 20 tolerance... 0 feather. s, ADD. click on the
inside of frames
#6. Copy and
paste the oldnews.jpg paper over to your working image.. position
layer below the frame layer...making sure its covering the inside of
#7. Go to
selections/ modify.. expand 3 pixels...INVERT selection.. and CUT
on the old news paper layer..
it should look
like below.. then apply a 3D drop shadow on the frame...
#8. I opened
branch1.png and resize 15% put them in the top and bottom frames..
#9. then opened
the owl (20%) i wanted and the crow (40%). .positioned them on the
limbs in the frame
apple2.png resize 20% put it in the middle frame... when done
putting in the pngs in the frame.. merge all the frame layers.. and
tool to turn it.
#11. Open Scare
crow 2.png resize 27%
#12. Resize ALL
layers 85% now... then go to Image/ canvas size 900 x 900 center
justify... add a new layer and drag to the bottom
palette... fill with white. Your image should look like below
#13. Open I
like fall2.png resize 27%
#14. I wont go through the steps
but just add the elements you want on your image... when done adding
merge all the TOP layers... then
merge the mask layers, scatter layer plus the white bkg.. layer ..in
the top layers.. on your working image and right click on the top of the window..
#16. Open your
animation shop Right click on the animation desktop...
Paste as a new animation.
#17. Also open the
falling leaves. mng that you downloaded at the top of the
has 16 frames to the falling leaves...Duplicate the new animation
that you just pasted as a new animation .. till you get
16 frames also.
(clicking the duplicate frames button 5 times will get you 17
frames.. just delete one of them)
+ A to select all the frames in EACH of the 3 animations... Click
hold and drag F: 1 of the leaves animation
over to the F:1
of the new animation (mask bkg layers)...position the leaves kind of
to the top and left...NOT above the masked area...
#20. Over in
PSP... hide the bottom merged layers and un hide the top merged
layers... RIGHT click on the top of the window
MERGED.. over in animation shop right click on its
desktop and paste as a new animation... duplicate
top layers till you have 16 frames..
#21. When you have duplicated the
top merged layers to 16 frames... you Ctrl + A to select all
Drag F:1 of the top layers over to
your working animation that you are building.
Check your animation
something is wrong.. UNDO on each of the animations. if it looks
ok.. Save As a GIF.