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 Island Luau and is available at S&CO HERE.
The animation is by SophisticatSimone and is available at CDO HERE.
The mask is FTU from Rachel Designs and you can get it HERE It's mask 7 in set 80
You'll need the plugin Eye Candy 4000 - Gradient Glow and you can get that HERE


Install your plugin before beginning
co Put the mask in your masks folder
Open a new transparent image, 600 x 600 and flood fill with white
Open paper 10, resize to 600 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
Load your mask with source luminance, fit to canvas and hide all mask checked
Merge group
Open frame 3, resize to 400 width, copy, close and paste as new layer
With your magic wand, click inside the frame
Selections, modify, expand 10
New raster layer
Edit, paste into selection
Deselect and then move this below the frame layer
Click your group layer to activate it
Open sand 2, resize to 580 width and move to the below the frame
Open palm 2, resize to 530 width, and move to the top left
Erase the bottom part of the palm tree that's below the sand
Open flower 4, copy, close and paste as new layer
Duplicate this layer
Reduce in size and move to the top left
Duplicate again, and move to the bottom left
Open flower, resize to 400 width, flip horizontal and move to the right
Click your frame layer to activate it
Open coral 2, resize to 150 width and move to the bottom left of the frame
Open parrot 2, resize to 110 width, and move to the top left on the frame
Open towel, resize to 400 width and move down on top of the sand and to the right a bit
Add one of the shells, a pineapple and the flipflops to the right of the fold in the towel
On the left side, I added the bottles, the cocoanut, a star fish and the turtle
Open the girl, resize to 210 width and move her to the bottom right, on top of the towel
Go through your layers and add drop shadows to your elements
I used 0, 3, 30, 6 black
For my text, I used Miss Lankfort, #116177
Convert to raster layer
Effects, plugins, Eye Candy 4000, Gradient Glow
On the color tab choose white
On the basic tab, 7, 25, 100, draw box checked
Click the layer below the frame 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 23 frames and then minimize for now
Open the dolphin animation from SophisticatSimone
Edit, select all
Animation, resize animation and choose 300 width
Edit, copy and then close
Maximize your tag frames
Edit, select all
Edit, paste into selected frame - frame 1
Position the dophin at the left side of the blue circle and then click once to set in place
Minimize for now
Back to PSP
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 23 frames
Edit, select all
Edit, copy and then close
Maximize your tag frames
Edit, paste into selected frame - frame 1
Position and then 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