Scrapkit used for this tutorial is
Carita's Creations kit
ęBarbara Jensen also
elements (Rose, Gun & badge, 2 animations (gun fire, and Finger
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
#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
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
#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
#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
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 &
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
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
Toodles till next time