Saturday, April 30, 2011


©SassynSimple Tutorials

Date Written: Jan 29, 2011

Paintshop or Corel Program
I am using Corel X3, task bar settings may different but will work the same.


TUBE: Of your Choice I used Marco Guaglione I got it at MPT
I have a license for this tube
KIT: Scrap Dimensions Grunge-Babe FTU HERE
MASK: Tee_mask47 by Mis Teeques HERE
FONT: Of your choice

Settings may differ slightly depending on your version.
Close original after you copy it unless I state otherwise.
Sharpen all re-sized items 1 time.
RE-SIZE only one layer unless other wise stated.
Refer to my image for placement of items.
Left click and right click refers to mouse buttons.

Now Lets Start

1. Select your Tube and Tee_mask47 minimize them for now

2. Open a new transparent image 550x450
Selections Select All
Select Paper 7 from the kit Edit/copy
Edit/paste into selection on your image
Keep Selected

3. Layers palette right click raster one add a new raster layer
Select paper 3 from the kit Edit/copy
Paste into selection on your image
Right click duplicate this layer one time

4. Selections/modify/contract 12
Now hit delete on your keyboard
Or edit/cut
Selections/select none

5. Click back on raster 2 layer
Layers/new mask layer/from image
(Settings below) make sure to select Tee_mask47
Click ok

6. Layers palette/right click black/white mask
Would you like this mask merged into layer below YES
Layers palette/right click top mask/ merge/merge group

7. Effects/3D Effects/Drop Shadow
(settings below)

Apply same drop shadow
Move the heart onto left side of journal
Image/free rotate 15.00 right

15. Select fastener 2 from the kit Edit/copy
Edit/paste as new layer into your image
Re-size it 25%
Image/free rotate 15.00 right
Apply same drop shadow
Move to top left side of heart

16. Select curled ribbon 2 from the kit Edit/copy
Edit/paste as new layer into your image
Re-size it 50%
Apply same drop shadow
Move to bow to the top of right side of journal

17. Select your tube Edit/copy
Edit/paste as new layer into your image
Re-size as needed I re-sized mine 65%
Apply same drop shadow
Place in front of heart

18. Select the grunge beads from the kit Edit/copy
Edit/paste as new layer into your image
No re-size needed
Apply same drop shadow

19. Add you text now

20. Add a new layer apply copyrights and watermark

21. Layers palette click the eye Close off your beads layer
Right click any open layer merge/merge visible

21. If you want to do animation continue
If not open beads back up and save image as jpeg

Open your animation shop

1. In PSP Edit/copy merged layer
Take it to animation shop right click anywhere
Paste as new animation
Right click and duplicate the frame for a total of 3 frames
Edit/select all
Move the image over so you can paste another new animation

2. Back in PsP close the merged layer
Open the Beads layer

3. Take it to animation shop
Right click anywhere paste as new animation
Right click the first frame duplicate selected
Do this till you have a total of 3 frames

4. Click on frame 2 of beads
(make sure it is only layer selected)

5. Click on frame 1 of beads
Edit/select all
Now click on first frame holding in left button on mouse
Drag this into you other animation centering it at bottom
See note below if placement is not correct

6. Right click any frame change display time 25 or speed
You would like
Save your animation now

If unhappy with placement of beads click edit/undo drag
Go back click on bead animation edit/undo drag
And then redo placement

Thanks for trying my tutorial I hope you enjoyed it.

If You use my tutorials in Stationary Please apply Credit Below

Tutorial by Babs C

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