This tutorial is © tagcatz designs 2016. 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 Mad Mardi by Tagcatz Design and you can get it at Mystical Scraps HERE or at Hania's Design store HERE
The Mardi Gras animation is by SophisticatSimone and you can get that at CDO HERE
The girl and dog are ©Laguna, available at PFD HERE
You'll need the plugin Eye Candy 4000 - Gradien Glow and you can get that HERE
Mask and font of choice
Install your plugin before beginning
Open a new transparent image 600 x 600 - you can resize later if you like :)
Flood fill with white
Open paper 3, resize to 600 x 600, copy, close and paste as new layer
Load your mask and then merge group
I won't keep repeating copy, close and paste as new layer - you know that anyway!
Open element 60, resize to 550 width and move to the bottom
Open element 25, resize to 390 width and move up and to the left
Click your beads layer to activate it
Open element 27, resize to 345 width and move behind the frame
Activate your frame layer
Open element 57, resize to 280 width and move up and to the right side
Open element 10, rotate right 90, resize to 130 width and move to the left side of the frame
Open element 44, resize to 110 width and move to the bottom left of the frame
Open element 64, resize to 100 width and move down in front of the fan
Open element 7, resize to 240 width and move to the top right of the frame
Open element 11, resize to 150 width, rotate right a bit and move below the bow and slightly left
Open element 13, and move to the top right
Open element 31, resize to 190 width and move to the right side and down a bit
Open element 18, resize to 210 width and move to the bottom right
Erase any bit of the light stand below the flower
Open element 47, resize to 120 width and move to the right
Open and resize the street signs to about 200 width each and move to the top right
Open the Laguna tube and choose the layers you want to use, resize to 500 height and paste as new layer
Go through your layers and add drop shadows to your elements
I used 0, 5, 30, 7, black
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
Lower the opacity of this layer to 70%
For my text I used Great Vibes, #32196e and gave it the same gradient glow
Starting with your frame 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 8 frames and then minimize for now
Open the animation from SophisticatSimone
Edit, select all
Edit, copy and then close
Maximize your tag frames
Edit, select all
Move your slider over so frame 1 is on your screen
Edit, paste into selected frame - always into frame 1
Position the animation near the top left and click once to set in place
Minimize again 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 8 frames
Edit, select all
Edit, copy and then close
Maximize your tag frames
Edit, paste into selected frame - again 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

tagcatz