Scrapkit used for this tutorial is from Dee's Sign Depot 'Autumns End'

Also used the artwork of ŠPinup toons  my license # is CDO-2339


WSL _Mask219 also used

I am using PSP X 8 for this tutorial.


#1.  Open 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

Apply/ merge 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..

go to selections/modify/ expand 10 pixels/ INVERT and cut on the red paper layer..

#6.Your image 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!!

#9. Open element 110.png (bow)  mirror it.. and drag its layer over to your working image.. position its layer on top of your girl tube.

#10. Open element69.png  paste to your working image. Drag its layer below the red ribbed layer.

Open element 23.png mirror and drag its layer over to working image..

element 34.png resize 70%

element 39.png   erase the bottom of the stem.

element 67b  erase the top cluster of leaves

Element 6.png resize 50%

Element 95b

#11. Duplicate 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..

Use your 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..

#15.Open your animation shop... hide all the background layers except the first top one.

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 animation..

back to psp . Hide the top copy of Merged and unhide the 2nd one down... and COPY MERGED again

back to 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.. COPY MERGED

back to Animation shop and paste behind current frame of your new animation.  You should have 3 frames to your new animation..

Save as a GIF.. your done!!!!


Toodles till next time!