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 Emily from Hania's Design and is available for purchase HERE
The sparkle animation is by SophisticatSimone, available at CDO HERE It's one of three animations in the package.
The lady is by Alehandra_Vanhek and is also available at Hania's Design HERE
You'll need the plugin Eye Candy 4000, Gradient Glow and you can get that HERE
Mask and font of choice


Install your plugin before beginning
Open a new transparent image and flood fill with white
Open paper 10, resize to 600 x 600, copy, close and paste as new layer
Load your mask and then merge group
Open element 98, resize to 500 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move up a bit
With your magic wand, click inside each section of the frame, holding your shift key down while you do it
Selections, modify, expand 5
New raster layer
Open paper 9, copy, close and paste into selection
Deselect
Move this below the frame layer
Open the Alehandra_Vanhek, choose the layers you want, close the eye on the other layers
Click one of the layers with an open eye
Copy merged, and then resize to 500 height
Select the top part of the girl and then deselect and minimize for now
Paste this on top of the background in the frame and move over to the right side
Reduce the opacity to 70%
Click the group layer to activate it
Open element 39, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to near the bottom
Open element 53, resize to 290 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the top left
Open element 13, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the top left
Open element 29, resize to 320 width, flip horizontal, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the top right
Open element 44, resize to 300 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the top right, and then erase any of the stem that shows below the frame
Duplicate this layer, flip horizontal, and move to the left a bit
Click your frame layer to activate it
Open element 58, copy, close and paste as new layer
Open element 27, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move down so it's at the bottom of the frame, overlapping it a bit
Open element 3, resize to 80 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the bottom right, beside the books
Open element 83, resize to 170 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move down in front of the books
Open element 65, resize to 220 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the bottom left of the frame
Open element 51, resize to 120 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move down and left, in front of the first box
Maximize your Alehandra_Vanhek tube, copy and then close
Paste as new layer
Open element 52, resize to 80 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move down and to the right of the girl
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 Alehandra_Vanhek tube
Convert to raster
Effects, plugins, eye candy 4000, gradient glow
On the color tab choose white
On the basic tab, 8, 25, 100, draw box checked
Reduce the opacity of this layer to 70%
For my text I used Queen Of The Moon, #0c787b, and give it the same gradient glow
Starting with the layer above the frame, merge down to and including the white background layer
Copy this merged layer
Go to AS and right click to paste as new animation
Duplicate until you have 16 frames and then minimize for now
Open the sparkle animation from SophisticatSimone
Edit, select all
Edit, copy and then close
Maximize your tag frames
Edit, select all
Edit, paste into selected frame - frame 1
Position and click once to set in place
Minimize for now
Back to psp and close the eye on the merged layer
Click any other layer to activate it
Edit, copy special, copy merged
Go to AS and right click to paste as new layer
Duplicate until you have 16 frames
Edit, select all
Edit, copy and then close
Maximize your tag frames again
Edit, paste into selected frame - 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