for this tutorial is from
Dee's Sign Depot 'Autumns End'
Also used the
artwork of ŠPinup toons
my license # is CDO-2339
I am using PSP
X 8 for this tutorial.
paper 2.jpg and Shift + D to duplicate.. close the original.
This duplicate is now your working image.
#2. Right click
on the paper layer in palette, promote background layer. go to
Image/ canvas size/ 900 x 900 center justify.
#3. Go to
layers/load/save mask/ load from disk.. find your mask you saved in
the drop down menu
group.. duplicate and merge the two mask layers together.
#4. Add a new
layer below the mask layer and fill with white.
#5. Open Frame
9a.png and drag its layer over to your working image.
Open paper 14,
jpg and position its layer below the frame layer.. Use your magic
wand.. and click inside of the floral frame.. like shown below..
selections/modify/ expand 10 pixels/ INVERT and cut on the red paper
should look like below.
#7. Apply a 3D
drop shadow on the floral frame.. Open the tube you are going to use
and drag her over to your working image.
#8. Apply a
drop shadow to her too... in fact don't forget to apply a 3D drop
shadow to ALL the elements you use!!
element 110.png (bow) mirror it.. and drag its layer over to
your working image.. position its layer on top of your girl tube.
element69.png paste to your working image. Drag its layer
below the red ribbed layer.
23.png mirror and drag its layer over to working image..
erase the bottom of the stem.
erase the top cluster of leaves
your mask layer and bring down and right... watch that you don't
move it where it's off the edges of your image.
#12.. Merge all
your layers up above the mask layers.. and merge visible all your
layers from the Mask layers on down to white bkg layer.
as shown below.
then duplicate the bottom merged layers 2 times.. so you have 3
bottom layers altogether.
#13. Apply Eye
Candy 5 Textures/ Textured noise using these settings below. on EACH
of the duplicated bottom layers..
selection tool set on point to point and select around the red
ribbbed bkg paper.
now apply the
Textured noise on each of the duplicated layers.
#14. On the top
duplicate bkg layer.. use the Snowfall setting
with the next
layer just hit the random seed button... on the bottom.. same thing
click the random seed button..
animation shop... hide all the background layers except the first
Right click on
the top of your image window and copy merged..
go over to
animation shop and right cick on desktop and paste as a new
back to psp .
Hide the top copy of Merged and unhide the 2nd one down... and COPY
animation shop and paste behinde current frame of your new animation
Back to PSP
Hide the middle merged layers and un hide the bottom merged layers..
Animation shop and paste behind current frame of your new animation.
You should have 3 frames to your new animation..
Save as a GIF..