Scrap kit used for this tutorial is
Tiny Turtle Designs ' Icy Blue Winter'
ŠAlex Prihodko also used
License # to use PDF_Artsy60
DD_WinterMask_8 ,Northern Lights animation, candle animation & word art ' Winter Ice'
plus bonus Merry Christmas WA)
This tutorial is written in PSP X 6 can be
adapted in other versions of Paint Shop Pro.
on Dec 17, 2016.
#1. Open paper 11.jpg Shift + D to
duplicate the image, close the original the copy is now your new
working image. Apply the Mask that was in
your supplies zip using these settings below
#2. Merge/ Merge group. Duplicate the mask
layer and set the top mask layers
blend mode to Multiply , then merge down
the two mask layers together.
#3. Go to image/ canvas size 875 x 875. Center
#4. If you have to colorize anything else...
use these same settings.
#5. Open element (46).png (gold frame) Go
to image/ canvas size 700 x 700 Center justify.
This is on the frames image.. not on the
then Image/ Free rotate Right/ Free 95.38
Resize the frame 84% C & P it over to your working image.
Add a new layer below the frame layer.
Use your selection tool (rectangle) and draw out a rectangle a lil bit
larger than the center of the frame area
Fill it with color.. (it don't matter what color.. it's not going
to show when done , it's just for
placement of the northern lights animation.
Open element (67).png ( goldish bow)
Colorize it. C & P it over to your working image... on top of the frame on
#6. Bow placement
#7. Open element 21.png ( spray) C & P over to
your working image.. Duplicate it's layer. Put one at 11. o clock and one
at 5 o clock. Be sure not to place it
where it goes off the edge of the image..
V =0 H = 5 Opacity is 75% blur is
10.00 color black. use this on all elements.. except the spray.
#8. Open the tube you're going to use.. resize
the settings on the erase tool to erase
the bottom of the tubes legs.
#9. Open the Winter Ice text that's in the
supplies zip... resize it 48% then sharpen... C & P it over
to your working image at the bottom above the
Open element 28.png (berries) Resize 25%
C & P over to your working image. Top of the layer palette.
Duplicate and mirror.
#10. Apply the shadow on it. When we get
done adding elements on your working image, we
will move the tube to the top of the working
Open element 15.png (berry spray) resize 45%
drag it's layer below the berries.
#11. Open element 16.png (blue Poinsettia)
resize 30% sharpen.
Open element 37.png (candy roll ) resize 50%
Open element 42.png (blue rose) resize 25%
#12. Open element 91.png (stars and berries)
resize 50% sharpen
Move the tube you used to the top of the layer
palette. Apply the 3D drop shadow on all elements
#13. The Winter Ice text will be on the TOP of
the layer palette.
Don't forget to add the tube's copyright info
#14. Add a new layer to the bottom of the layer
palette.. and fill with white..
Your image should look kind of like mine here
#15. Time to resize your image if you
want it smaller. I resized all layers 85%
This is up to you how small you resize it.. but
remember you are suppose to be able to read the copyright info for the tube
Merge all the bottom layers ( the ones below
the frame excluding the frame) I will refer to them as merged bottom layers..
#16. Hide that merged bottom layers.. all the
layers from the frame on up to the top.. merge them.. rename them Merged top
#17. From here on out it's going to be a lil
confusing.. so read carefully..
Open your animation shop. Open both animations
that was in the supplies zip.
Select all frames on each one of them.
In PSP hide the top merged layers on your
working image , Only have the bottom merged layers showing.
Right click on the image window and COPY
#18. OVER in animation shop.. right click on
the desktop and paste as a new animation. Duplicate that one framed animation
till you have
13 frames. Have the Northern Lights
animation active...select all frames.. Click, hold down mouse button and Drag F:
1 of the Northern light ani.. over to F: 1 of your new animation from PSP.
I#19. n PSP hide the bottom layers and just
have the merged TOP layers showing.. Right click on the top of the image and
Over in animation shop... right click on the
desk top and paste as a new animation... Duplicate the one frame till you have
#20.Select all frames. Open the candle
animation that was in the supplies zip. select all of its frames
Click hold mouse button down and drag F :
1 over to F: 1 of the top layers animation.
Position the candle on the right side just
above the ribbon bow.
#21. Time to put the top layers on the bottom
part of the animation. Be sure and select all frames on each of the
You should have 2 animations there the top
merged layers with the burning candle. And the bottom merged layers.
Click hold and drag F: 1 of the top merged
layers over to F: 1 of the bottom layers.
Be sure to position it right where the Northern
lights are in the center of the frame.
After that's done check your animation to see
if it all looks ok.. if so save as a GIF
that should be it... done!