Tuesday, May 17, 2011


©SassynSimple Tutorials

Date Written: May 15, 2011

You are responsible for finding things need to do this tutorial.
You will need a good working knowledge of the programs I use.
Paintshop or Corel Program
PLUGINS Xenoflex 2 Constellations

TUBE: Of your Choice I used Angie Monasterio PTU, I got mine from CILM they are now closed. I do not know where she sells at now.
KIT: Scrapity Scrap and More FTU All Good Things Here
MASK: WeeScottLass Mask 228 Here
FONT: Of your choice

Settings may differ slightly depending on Program and Kit used
Close original after you copy it unless I state otherwise.
RE-SIZE only one layer and sharpen once if needed
Left click and right click refers to mouse buttons.
Refer to my image for placement of items.

Now Lets Start

1. Select your Tube and the WSL Mask 228 minimize it for now

2. Open a new transparent image 600x600
Use dropper tool select a medium color from your tube
Left click/foreground color
Flood fill raster 1 layer

3. Layers palette right click raster 1 add a new raster layer
Selections/select all
Select paper 3 From the kit Edit/copy
Edit/paste into selection on your image
Selections/select none

4. Layers/New Mask Layer/from Image
Select WSL mask 228 in window
(Settings below)

5. Select Element 74 striped frame from kit
Edit/paste as new layer into image
Re-size it 65%

6. Effects/3D/Drop Shadow
(settings below)
7. Select Tube Edit/copy
Edit/paste as new layer into your image below frame
Re-size as needed I re-sized 85%
Apply same drop shadow
Place it in the frame like you want
Use eraser tool erase any parts outside the frame

8. Using selection tool
(settings below)
Select a rectangle around the top part of your tube
Layers palette/right click add new raster layer above frame
Edit/paste into selection
Selection/select none
9. Click back on frame to make it active
Select Element 37 leaves from the kit Edit/copy
Edit/paste as new layer into image
Image/free rotate 90.00 left boxes unchecked
Re-size 85%
Apply same drop shadow
Move to left side of frame

10. Layer palette/right click leaves duplicate 1 time

11. Select Element 19 flower stem from kit Edit/copy
Edit/paste as new layer into your image
Do not re-size
Apply same drop shadow
Place on top of left leaves
Layers palette/right click duplicate 1 time

12. Select element 59 wrap from the kit Edit/copy
Edit/paste as new layer into your image
Re-size 60%
Apply same drop shadow
Move to bottom of frame

13. Select Element 5 butterfly from kit Edit/copy
Edit/paste as new layer into your image
Re-size 65%
Apply same drop shadow move to left bottom side of frame

14. Apply your text now

Re-size it 500x500 all layers smart size
Add a new layer apply watermarks and copyrights
Crop in around your image

16. Layers palette click the eye close off raster 1 and group raster 2
(the 2 bottom layers)
Layers palette/right click any open layer/merge/merge visible
Open the layers back up

You can save image as png or jpeg or continue to

Open your animation shop minimize for now
1. Layers palette right click group raster 2 Layer duplicate 1 time

2. Effects/Xenoflex 2/constellations
Settings below
Layers palette click eye close copy of group raster
3. Select Group raster 2 layer in the palette to make it active Apply Xenoflex 2 constellation again but hit random seed button 1 time
4. Edit/copy/copy merged Take it to animation shop right click anywhere paste as new animation

5. Back in PSP click the eye close group raster 2 layer Open copy of group raster 2 Edit/copy/copy merged Take it to animation shop/ right click first frame paste/paste after current frame

6. Save your animation

Thanks for trying my tutorial I hope you enjoyed it.
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