Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Snap Shots

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This tutorial was written by Sharon on August 31, 2011
For more info read my TOU

Supplies Needed
Template 18 by Judith here

The tubes I used are by Keith Garvey, you can purchase his tubes from PTE here

Open your template, shift D to duplicate & close original
Resize to 700x700 pixels
Delete credit layer
Also delete the small flower, large flower, medium flower and the 2 branch layers, these will be covered by the main front tube anyway

Floodfill each of the paper strip layers with black

Activate paper stip 1
Select all>float>Defloat
Contract 5
Paste your tube as a new layer
Move to just below the scalloped circle frame
Resize and position into place
Invert your selection

Repeat for the other 8 strip layers using a different tube by the same artist in each

Floodfill all of the stiching layers with white, zoom out to make it easier to see

Paste your main front tube as a new layer
Rotate left 5 to line up with the paper & frame layers

Using your selection tool set on elipse select around the camera lens
Effect>Illumation effects>light burst, default settings color white

Rename these layers to animation 1 & 2

Activate paper 1
Floodfill with a pink pattern

Floodfill the following layers as listed below

paper frame 1 & 2 with black

paper frame 3 with pink

frame 1 with black

ribbon with black

ricrac with pink

circle frame with pink

scalloped circle frame with black

circle with black

the outer part of huge flower with pink

snapshots & you & of with pink

of & snapshots frames with black

frame with white

bg 2 with your pink pattern

bg 1 with black

Resize all layers to 70%

Add your name & your © info


Hide animation 1 (the one with light effect)

Merge visible

Copy & paste into animation shop
Paste after current so you have 2 frames

Back to psp

Undo your merge

Unhide animation 1
Hide animation 2

Merge visible
Copy & paste after current in animation shop

Set frame properties on frames 1 & 2 at 25

Frame 3 properties 20

Save as gif & you're all done!

I hope you enjoyed my tutorial

I would love to post your © compliant result, just email it to me with the tut name in the subject line


Result By Kaye

Result by Dixie


  1. Thankyou Sharon, i have posted the link in our group so members can try this tut..

  2. Thank you Tilly! This was a fun template to work with
    Hugs back


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