Scrapkit used for this tutorial is Carita's Creations kit 'Under Arrest'

Artwork of ęBarbara Jensen also used

Supplies (WSL_Mask84, elements (Rose, Gun & badge, 2 animations (gun fire, and Finger Print Search)  

This tutorial was written using PSP X 6.  Any versions will work.. with a few tweaks :)

 

#1. Open pp10.jpg  Shift + D to duplicate the image. The copy is your working image.

Go to layers/load/save mask/ load mask from disk. Use the settings below

Merge/merge group.

#2. Go to image/ canvas size/ 900 x 900 center justify.

#3. Open frame 17.png  copy and paste it over to your working image.

Open pp8.jpg  Copy and paste it over to your working image.. below the frame layer.

Use your magic wand and click inside the frame.. go to selections/ modify/ expand  10 pixels,

 then go to selections INVERT and cut

on the pp8 layer

#4.  select none.

Open element 30.png  copy and paste over to working image.. below the striped paper layer below

the frame... duplicate...

# 5. Open the blue rose element that was in the supplies zip.  resize 75%  Copy and paste

over to working image.

Open element 29.png resize 80%  copy and paste the leaves over to your working image.

place under the rose layer.

#6. Resize All layers 88%  go to image/ canvas size  900 x  900 center justify

Open the tube.. if your going to use the same tube as my self.. resize it 80%

apply a 3D drop shadow on ALL elements plus the tube. Don't forget the copyright info for the tube.

Use your erase tool (settings below) to  erase the bottom part of her legs..

#7.  Open element 6.png resize 60% copy and paste it over to your working image.

erase like below on the top of the cuff so it looks like its on the girl tubes arm.

#8. Open element 26.png  copy and paste over to your working image.. duplicate

#9. Add a new layer move to the bottom of the layer palette... fill with WHITE.

#10.  Below is how your layer palette looks.. All layers are named

#11. Open element 23.png resize 75%  put its layer below the tube layer..

#12. Open element 22.png resize 85% copy and paste it below the police fence.

Open the badge & gun that was in the supplies zip.. copy and paste them over to the working image.

Select the gun on the layer palette mirror it... go to image / free rotate. Use these settings below

#13. Open element 16.png resize 60% copy and paste over to working image. Don't forget your 3D drop shadows on all elements

Open the text ' Undercover' that was in the supplies zip.. resize it 25%

Your image should look like mine below

#14. Merge your layers like I have below.. all the top layers from the frame on up... merge..

No need to merge the bottom layers.   Go to image/ resize ALL layers 88%

Just hide the merged top layers and Right click on the top of the image window

and COPY MERGED... open your animation shop.. and right click on its desktop and paste as a new animation.

#15. Open the fingerprint animation... AND the gun fire animation...

Both of the animations have 23 frames to them...Ctrl + A to select all the frames on each of the animations..

on the new one framed animation you pasted from PSP  duplicate its one frame till you have 23 frames to it also

Click , hold and drag F:1 of the finger print animation over to F: 1 of the new bottom layers animation..  Drag over to the middle of the striped oval... center it up before

you let go of the mouse.

Go back to PSP and hide all those bottom layers and just have the top merged layer showing.. Right click on top of window and COPY MERGED

over in animation shop right click on desktop and paste as a new animation.

Duplicate the top layer animation from PSP till you have 23 frames... Select all frames...

click hold and drag F: 1 of  the top layer animation over to the F: 1 of the bottom layers & fingerprints animation.

Check your animation... so far and see if it looks ok...that no frames are skipped etc... if its not right just UNDO.. on it all

if its ok.. make sure all the frames are selected... on it and all frames of the gun fire animation selected..

do like before.. Click , hold and drag F: 1 of the gun fire over to F: 1 of your working animation.

Check your animation again... make sure all the frames are there... all the animations are moving ok..

if so.. Save as a GIF.. you're done!!

 

Toodles till next time