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 Springtime In Wonderland from Michelle's Myths and is available for purchase from Smiley Creations HERE
The Alice tube is by Elias Chatzoudis and can be found at at his store HERE
The animation is PTU from SophisticatSimone and is available at CDO HERE
The mask I've used is FTU from Moonbeams & Spiderwebs HERE It's mask 66
You'll need the plugin Eye Candy 4000 - Gradient Glow and you can get that HERE
Font of choice


Open a new transparent image 600 x 600 and flood fill with white
You can resize later if you wish
Open paper 10, 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
Lower the opacity of this layer to 60%
Adjust, blur, gaussian blur 8
Open element 33, resize to 380 width, copy and close
Paste as new layer
Choose the cards you like, resize if necessary and put behind the watch on the left and on the right
Not too high up or the animation later will be lost in the background
Click your top layer to activate it
Open element 59, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move down and to the left side of the watch
Open element 58, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the right side of the watch - you'll probably have to remove a bit of the stem at the bottom later
Open element 62, resize to 550 width, copy and close
Paste as new layer and move to the bottom of the watch
Open element 110, resize to 125 width, copy and close
Paste as new layer and move up and to the right side of the watch
Open element 48, resize to 210 width, copy and close
Paste as new layer and move down just a bit and to the right side overlapping the rabbit
Rotate right just a bit
Open element 44, resize to 100 width, copy and close
Paste as new layer and move to the bottom right
Open element 105, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move down and overlap the bottle a bit
Open element 11, copy, close and paste as new layer
Move to the bottom left
Open element 50, resize to 160 width, copy and close
Paste as new layer and move to the left side, on top of the book
Open whichever key you like, resize to suit and place on the right side - rotate if you wish!
Open element 45, resize to 200 width, copy and close
Paste as new layer and move down
Open element 52, resize to 155 width, copy and close
Paste as new layer and move down on top of the book
Open your Elias Chatzoudis tube, copy, close and paste as new layer
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 Elias Chatzoudis tube
Convert to raster
Effects, plugins, Eye Candy 4000 - Gradient Glow
On the color tab choose white
On the basic tab, 7, 25, 80, draw box checked
For my text I used Fabulous Fifties, #ae0000
Convert to raster and give it the same gradient glow
Starting with the layer below the clock, 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 13 frames and then minimize for now
Open the cards animation from SophisticatSimone's package 84
Edit, select all
Animation, resize animation and choose 400 width
Edit, copy and then close
Maximize your background frames
Edit, select all
Move your slider over so frame 1 is on your screen
Edit, paste into selected frame - always frame 1
Postion near the top left and click once to set in place
Edit, paste into selected frame
Position near the top right and 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 13 frames
Edit, select all
Edit, copy and then close
Maximize your background animation frames
Edit, paste into selected frame - again 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