Always Time for Friends
This tutorial was written by Jenny on 3-17-2009. Resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental and unintentional. I am using the artwork of Amanda Fontaine. I have a license from Artistic Minds Inc. to use her artwork. Please check her site for future licensing info. You'll also find another example made using this same kit and tutorial, posted below the tut.
3 tubes or images of choice
Always and Forever PTU Scrapkit by Just A Girl's Designs
Mask of choice (I'm using WSL_Mask128 by Weescotslass)
Font of choice (I'm using Obette Script SSK)
I used Highland Perk and Cheri for "Always Time"
Animation Shop (optional)
Open a new canvas 550 x 500. Flood Fill White.
Using a paper of choice from the kit, apply mask layer.
Open stamp frame, rotate 90 degrees, copy and paste onto your canvas, resize by 75%.
Copy and paste another paper of choice, move below stamp frame,resize, use the magic wand and click inside each of the frames,selection,modify,expand by 3.
With the paper layer selected, hit delete,select none.
Add a subtle drop shadow to the frame.
Copy and paste each of your tubes or images as a new layer, resizing them as needed, place below stamp frame.
Merge together all tubes/images,frame and paper below frame.
Duplicate 2 x's. On the original layer, free rotate right 25 degrees.
On the first duplicate layer, free rotate left 25 degrees.
See my tag.
Copy and paste string with flowers as a new layer,resize 40%, add on top of first frame,add drop shadow.
Copy and paste branch3 as a new layer, move below all frame layers and to the left of your canvas, add drop shadow, duplicate,image,mirror.
Copy and paste beaded heart as a new layer,resize by 40%,add drop shadow,image,free rotate 25 degrees right,place on the right side of the canvas.
Copy and paste beaded heart on string as a new layer,resize by 40%,add drop shadow,mirror and place upon the other beaded heart.
Copy and paste ribbon1 as a new layer,resize by 50%, add drop shadow, place with branch, duplicate,mirror.
Copy and paste ribbon of choice as a new layer,resize by 40%,add drop shadow,place on the top frame up in the left corner.
Copy and paste pocket watch as a new layer,resize by 50%,add drop shadow, place under ribbon or bow layer,keep above first frame. See my tag.
Now if you're going to animate you will need to duplicate the pocket watch 2 more times.
On the first duplicate free rotate 25 degrees left.
On the second duplicate free rotate 25 degrees left, then again by 25 degrees left.
Add copyright info and text.
Close off the 2 duplicate layers of the pocket watch, copy merged and paste as a new animation in animation shop.
Back in PSP close off the first and last pocket watch, copy merged and paste after in animation shop.
Back in PSP close off the first and second pocket watch, copy merged and paste after in animation shop.
In animation shop, select all, animation,frame properties 75.
Animation,animation properties,Opaque, white,ok.
Save as a gif and you're done.
Hope you enjoyed my tut. Below is another example I made using the same kit and Lacy Clagg's Artwork. I am licensed to This particular image through AMI. You can now purchase her tubes at Creative Design Outlet.