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 Chili Designz called Helen and is available at S&Co HERE.
The grasses animation is by SophisticatSimone, available at CDO HERE
The lady is © Exclusive and is available at PFD HERE
Mask and font of choice.
You'll need the plugin Eye Candy 4000 - Gradient Glow and you can get that HERE


Install your plugin before beginning
Open a new transparent image, 600 x 600 and flood fill with white
You can resize later if you wish
Open paper 11, resize to 600 x 600, copy, close and paste as new layer
Load your mask and then merge group
Open door, resize to 335 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Pick a paper you like and resize it and move below the door so it looks like "scenery" behind the open door
Click your group layer to activate it
Open deco, resize to 580 width and move to the top
Open flower 2, resize to 310 width and move to the top right
Open clock and put at the bottom right
Duplicate this layer, resize it a bit smaller and move to the bottom left
Open palm 3, resize to 490 width and move to the top left
Click your door layer to activate it
Open grass5, resize to 300 width and move to the bottom left of the door frame
Open your tube, resize to about 500 height and paste as new layer - move her up just a bit
Open flower 7, resize to 250 width and move to the bottom left of the door frame, over the previous grass
Open bom, resize to 260 width and move down in front of the girl
Open sand 2, resize to 300 width and move to the bottom right
Duplicate this layer, flip horizontal and move to the bottom left
Open ball, resize to 140 width and move to the right and down on the sand
Open vase, resize to 50 width and move to the left and down on the sand
Resize one of the shells you like and move down in front of the ball at the bottom right
I added the chair, basket and sunglasses at the bottom left, but choose other items if you like!
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 tube you've used
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
If you want it down the side like I did, rotate left 90
Lower the opacity to 70%
For my text I used the font Saliere #005f8c
I gave my text the same gradient glow, except changed overall opacity to 80
Starting with the top sand layer, merge down to and including the white background layer
Copy this merged layer and to to AS - right click to paste as new animation
Duplicate until you have 15 frames and then minimize for now
Open the grass animation from SophisticatSimone
Edit, select all
Animation, resize animation and choose 400 width
Edit, copy and then close
Maximize your tag frames
Edit, select all
Edit, paste into selected frame - use frame 1
Postion on the top of the sand in the middle of the tag, then click once to set in place
Edit, copy
Click frame 15 once then edit, paste after current frame
Click animation, reverse frames
Click animation, cull animation to 1 in 5 frames
You should now have 24 frames
Minimize you tag for now and go back to PSP
Close the eye on the merged bottom 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 24 frames
Edit, select all
Edit, copy and then close
Maximize your tag frames
Edit, select all
Edit, paste into selected frame - use frame 1 again
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