This tutorial is © tagcatz designs 2015. It may not be copied or reproduced in whole or in part without my written permission.

This tutorial assumes a basic working knowledge of PSP and AS.

Scrap kit is by DnScraps called Autumnal and is available at Hania's Design store HERE
The animation is PTU from SophisticatSimone and you can get it at CDO HERE
The fall fairy is copyright to Martin Abel and is available at at CDO HERE
You'll need the plugin Eye Candy 4000 - Gradient Glow and Glass and you can get that HERE
The mask is FTU from Moonbeams & Spiderwebs, available HERE It's mask 65



Install your plugin before beginning
Put the mask in your PSP Masks folder
Open a new transparent image, 600 x 600 and flood fill with white
Open paper 3, resize to 600 x 600, copy, close and paste as new layer
Load your mask with source luminance, fit to canvas and hide all mask checked
Merge group
Open fallframe, flip vertical, resize to 470 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Open your Martin Abel tube, copy, close and paste as new layer
Reduce her in size just a little bit
Click your group layer to activate it
Open branchs2, copy, close and paste as new layer
I put one of them on the bottom right of the frame, then duplicated, resize and moved up
I did the same on the left side - do as many times as you find pleasing
Open bush, resize to 360 width and move to the top left
Open tree 2, resize to 410 width and move to the top right
Click your frame layer to activate it
With your magic wand, click inside the frame
Selections, modify, expand, 8
New raster layer
Open paper 4, copy and close
Paste into selection
Deselect and then move this below the frame layer
Effects, plugins, Eye Candy 4000 - Glass:


Activate your frame layer
Open lvess2, resize to 200 width, and move to the bottom right of the frame
Open cuteleaves, resize to 260 width and move just above the first leaf
Open fox 2, resize to 210 width and move to the bottom right overlapping part of the frame and the top leaf
Open pineapple (the pine cone), resize to 95 width and move to the bottom just to the right of the fairy wings
Open the acorn, resize quite small and move down in front of the pine cone
Open mushroom 3, resize to 265 width and move to the left side of the frame
Open travel, resize to 225 width and move down in front of the base of the mushrooms
Activate your tube layer
Open cute leaf again, flip horizontal, resize to 260 width and move down in front of the girl and suitcase
Open the hedgehog, resize quite small and move on top of the suitcase
I put the jam jar and the squirrel in front of the girl - both resized small
Go through your layers and add drop shadows to your elements
I used 0, 3, 30, 6, black
Add the copyright info and license number for the Martin Abel tube
Convert to raster
Effects, Eye Candy 4000, Gradient Glow:
On the color tab choose white
On the basic tab: 7, 25, 100, draw box checked
Reduce the opacity of this layer to 60%
For my text, I used youfoundme, #dc0b03 and then gave it the same gradient glow
Click your frame layer to activate it
Starting here, merge down to and including the white background layer
Copy this merged layer and go to AS
Right click to paste as new animation
Duplicate until you have 15 frames and then minimize for now
Open the leaves animation from SophisticatSimone
Edit, select all
Edit, copy and then close
Maximize your tag frames
Edit, select all
Edit, paste into selected frame - always frame 1
Position about the middle, just below the top and then click once to set in place
Minimize for now
Back to PSP and close the eye on the bottom merged layer
Click any other layer to activate it
Edit, copy special, copy merged
Go to AS and right click to paste as new animation
Duplicate until you have 15 frames
Edit, select all
Edit, copy and then close
Maximize your tag frames again
Edit, paste into selected frame - again frame 1
Position and click once to set in place
If you wish to resize, click animation, resize animation and choose the size you want
Save as a gif file
Thanks for trying my tut!
tagcatz