KISS A FROG
PSP9 to PSP2018

This tutorial was written by Jemima ~ MARCH 2018
Copyright © 2018 ~ Jemima ~ All rights reserved

This was created using PSP9 but can be adapted for other versions of PSP.

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You will need the following to complete this tutorial

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ANIMATION SHOP 3.11
Download HERE


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Materials

frogs set1.png
wood panel.png
kissafrog-wa.png
jungle-plants.png
landscape-vector.jpg
frog resting.pspimage
Save to a folder on your computer

Plugins

** NONE **

SCRIPTS FOR FLIP & MIRROR IN PSPX4 TO PSPX7

DOWNLOAD


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STEP 1

Open up the landscape-vector image in your PSP workspace
WINDOW >>> DUPLICATE
Close the original Image
LAYERS >>> Promote background Layer

Rename this layer
bgd
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STEP 2


Open up the wood panel
image in your PSP workspace

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.


IMAGE >>> RESIZE =
50%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE
Check "Lock aspect ratio"

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = - ( minus )
45
Vertical Offset = - ( minus ) 1
52
Edge Mode = Transparent


Rename this layer panel
STEP 3

Open up the kissafrog-wa
image in your PSP workspace

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.


IMAGE >>> RESIZE =
50%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE
Check "Lock aspect ratio"

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = 5
Vertical Offset = - ( minus )
85
Edge Mode = Transparent


LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN
STEP 4

Open up the jungle-plants
image in your PSP workspace

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets =
4
Colour = Black
Opacity =
55
Blur =
12.0
0

Rename this layer
foreground

SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 5

Open up the frog resting
image in your PSP workspace
Activate
MAIN FROG 1

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.
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EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = - ( minus )
125
Vertical Offset = - ( minus ) 200
Edge Mode = Transparent


Repeat Drop Shadow

Rename this layer MF1

STEP 6

CLOSE layer MF1

Back to the frog resting image in your PSP workspace
Activate
MAIN FROG
2

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = - ( minus ) 125
Vertical Offset = - ( minus )
198
Edge Mode = Transparent

Repeat Drop Shadow

Rename this layer MF2

STEP 7

CLOSE layer MF2

Back to the frog resting image in your PSP workspace
Activate
MAIN FROG
3

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = - ( minus ) 1
30
Vertical Offset = - ( minus )
198
Edge Mode = Transparent

Repeat Drop Shadow

Rename this layer MF3

STEP 8

CLOSE layer MF3

Back to the frog resting image in your PSP workspace
Activate
MAIN FROG
4

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = - ( minus ) 1
25
Vertical Offset = - ( minus )
198
Edge Mode = Transparent

Repeat Drop Shadow

Rename this layer MF4
SAVE YOUR WORK,

STEP 9

ACTIVATE the bgd layer

Open up the frogs set1 image in your PSP workspace

Choose your SELECTION TOOL
Selection Type = Rectangle
Mode = Replace
Feather = 0
Antialias = UNChecked


Select the top left frog.

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.


IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 65%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE
Check "Lock aspect ratio"

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

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STEP 10

PSP9:IMAGE >>> ROTATE >>> FREE ROTATE =
LEFT 35
Ensure "All layers" is UNCHECKED

PSPX - PSP2018:
IMAGE >>> FREE ROTATE =
LEFT 35
Ensure "All layers" is UNCHECKED

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = - ( minus ) 1
95
Vertical Offset = - ( minus )
15
Edge Mode = Transparent

Repeat Drop Shadow

Rename this layer frog 1

SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 11

Back to the frogs set1 image in your PSP workspace

Choose your SELECTION TOOL .Same settings

Select the top right frog.

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.


IMAGE >>> RESIZE = 6
0%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE
Check "Lock aspect ratio"

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN

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STEP 12

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset = - ( minus )
35
Vertical Offset =
0
Edge Mode = Transparent

Repeat Drop Shadow

Rename this layer frog 2

SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 13

ACTIVATE the foreground layer

Back to the frogs set1 image in your PSP workspace

Choose your SELECTION TOOL .Same settings

Select the lower left frog.

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.


IMAGE >>> RESIZE =
70%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE
Check "Lock aspect ratio"

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN
,
STEP 14

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset =
70
Vertical Offset =
76
Edge Mode = Transparent

Repeat Drop Shadow

Rename this layer frog 3

SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 15

Back to the frogs set1 image in your PSP workspace

Choose your SELECTION TOOL .Same settings

Select the lower right frog.

Right click on the Title Bar and select COPY from the options

Right click on the Title Bar of your tag image
and select PASTE AS NEW LAYER from the options.


IMAGE >>> RESIZE =
80%
Ensure "Resize all layers" is UNCHECKED
Resample using WEIGHTED AVERAGE
Check "Lock aspect ratio"

ADJUST >>> SHARPNESS >>> SHARPEN
,,
STEP 16

EFFECTS >>> IMAGE EFFECTS >>> OFFSET
Horizontal Offset =
170
Vertical Offset =
- ( minus )
175
Edge Mode = Transparent

Repeat Drop Shadow

Rename this layer frog 4

SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 17

ACTIVATE the top layer MF4

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

SELECTIONS >>> SELECT ALL
Flood fill with
GREEN #2d6b10
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 4
EDIT >>> CLEAR


Flood fill with YELLOW #e7e367
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT = 4
EDIT >>> CLEAR


Flood fill with GREEN #2d6b10
SELECTIONS >>> MODIFY >>> CONTRACT =
1
EDIT >>> CLEAR
DESELECT
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STEP 18

EFFECTS >>> 3D EFFECTS >>> DROP SHADOW
Vertical & Horizontal offsets =
4
Colour = Black
Opacity =
55
Blur =
12.0
0

Repeat Drop Shadow effect changing
Vertical & Horizontal Offsets to - ( minus )
4
Click OK

Rename this layer frame
STEP 19

ACTIVATE the foreground layer

LAYERS >> NEW RASTER LAYER

Select your TEXT TOOL
with font and settings of your choice add your name

LAYERS >>> MERGE >>> MERGE DOWN

SAVE YOUR WORK
STEP 20

Set up LAYER PALETTE as shown

Right click on Title Bar and select
Copy merged from the options
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STEP 21

In ANIMATION SHOP

Right click the workspace and select
'Paste As New Animation' from the options.

Back to PSP.

Set up LAYER PALETTE as shown


Right click on Title Bar and select
Copy merged from the options
,
STEP 22

In ANIMATION SHOP

Select >>> 'Paste After Current' icon on top menu

Back to PSP.

Set up LAYER PALETTE as shown


Right click on Title Bar and select
Copy merged from the options
,
STEP 23

In ANIMATION SHOP

Select >>> 'Paste After Current' icon on top menu

Back to PSP.

Set up LAYER PALETTE as shown


Right click on Title Bar and select
Copy merged from the options
,
STEP 24

In ANIMATION SHOP

Select >>> 'Paste After Current' icon on top menu

Back to PSP.

Set up LAYER PALETTE as shown


Right click on Title Bar and select
Copy merged from the options
,
STEP 25

In ANIMATION SHOP

Select >>> 'Paste After Current' icon on top menu

Edit >> Select All

Right click on Title Bar of frames
Select 'Frame Properties' from the options
Display time = 60

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Right click inside the
last frame (F:5) to activate

Select 'Frame Properties' from the options
Display time = 100

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STEP 26

View >> Animation
and while it is still running,
File >> Save As

Locate the folder in which you wish to save it.

Name your animation.

With the Gif Optimiser keep pressing NEXT
until you get to the last one... click FINISH

Close the Animation
Close the frames.
Close Animation Shop

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