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 Fairy Dust and is available at Treasured Scraps HERE
The animation is from SophisticatSimone and you can get it at Hania's Design Store HERE
The fairy is copyright to Molly Harrison and is available at CDO HERE
You'll need the plugin Eye Candy 4000 - Gradient Glow and you can get that HERE
The mask is FTU from Moonbeams & Spiderwebs, available on her blog HERE It's mask 65
The font is MTF Oopsie and you can get it HERE


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 19, 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 door, resize to 275 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move up a bit and to the right side
Open the dragonbird, resize quite small and put at the top of the door
Open tree 2, resize to 360 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the top left
Open elves, resize to 180 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the left side
Open flowers, flip horizontal, resize to 175 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the left side of the doorway
Duplicate this layer, flip horizontal and make quite a bit smaller, then move to the left
Open elves 2, resize to 250 height, copy, close and paste as new layer
Rotate right 45
Move so the top leaves are above the wall and in front of the sunflowers
Open secret, resize to 580 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move down a bit
Open trunkelves, resize to 550 width, flip vertical, copy, close and paste as new layer
Drag this layer below the wall, and then move so the leaves/roots show above the wall
Click your wall layer to activate it
Open mushrooms2, resize to 130 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the right side of the wall
Open green, resize to about 500 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move down and to the right a bit, at the bottom of the wall
Open flowersss, resize to 580 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move down in front of the wall
Open bunny3, resize quite small and position at the bottom of the mushroom on the right
Open green elves, resize to 380 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the bottom and to the right just a bit
Add the basket and some mushrooms, resized, to the bottom left
Open the Molly Harrison tube, copy, close and paste as new layer
Flip horizontal and move into place
I resized her a bit smaller also
Go through your layers and add drop shadows to your elements
I used 0, 3, 30, 5, black
Add the copyright info and license number for the Molly Harrison tube
Convert to raster
Effects, plugins, Eye Candy 4000, Gradient Glow
On the color tab choose white
On the basic tab, 7, 25, 100, draw box checked
Lower the opacity of this layer to 70%
For my text I used MTF Oopsie, #224e63 and gave it the same gradient glow
Starting with the tree layer, 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 16 frames and then minimize for now
Open the sparkly animation from SophisticatSimone
Edit, select all
Animation, rotate, left 90
Animation, rotate, right 45
Animation, resize animation and choose 550 width
Edit, copy and then close
Maximize your tag frames
Edit, select all
Edit, paste into selected frame - always frame 1
Position below the dragon on the doorway and click once to set in place
Edit, paste into selected frame - and position a bit lower than the first one, and click once to set in place
Minimize for now
Back to PSP and close the eye on the merged background 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 16 frames
Edit, select all
Edit, copy and then close
Maximize your tag frames
Edit, paste into selected frame - frame 1
Position and click once to set in place
Save as a gif file
Thanks for trying my tut!

tagcatz