Tube or Imageof choice.
I am using a great kit called Country Christmas FTU by Scrapity Scrap & More
you can find it Here
Font of choice.
Drop Shadow of choice.
Mask_74 by Weescotslass
Remember to Save Often!!!
Open new image 600 x 600 with white background.
Select Frame 2 copy paste Resize if needed.
Using Magic Wand click inside copy paste paper 28 selections-Invert-Delete,
move below frame layer.
Select Snowmen 1 copy paste above frame position tube then hit
Delete move below frame.
Select Tree copy paste resize 90 percent
Select Bow 3 copy pste resize 43 percent place at top of frame,
Select Wrap 4 copy paste resize to fit frame.
Select Balls 7 & 9 copy pste resize 72 percent place on either side of frame.
I add some text to mine.
Select Foliage 4 copy paste resize 45 percent place on right side of wrap.
Select Pointsetta 1 & 2 copy paste resize 65 percent or
smaller if you wish.Place in front of wrap.
Select Snowman 1 copy paste resize 75 percent,
place on left side of frame, see tag.
Select CandyCane 1 copy paste resize 65 percent
Duplicate Image FreeRotate 25 percent Right,see tag.
Give all a light Drop Shadow.
Add a new layer Selections-select all copy paste paper 20.
Apply mask merge group Duplicate
Adjust-Blur-Radial blur with these settings.
On Duplicate layer Resize 115 percent
Add your Artist © and your name then crop and save or continue for Animation.
This is only a guide and feel free to use any other element you wish.
Most of all have fun creating.
Open Animation Shop
In psp Xout your tube Edit-Copy Special -Copy Merged.
In AS right click paste as new animation.
Hit Ctrl + L 3 times, giving you 4 frames.
Open your snow effort select all Edit copy paste into frame 4 times to fill layer.
Resize if needed then,
Save as a Gif.
This tutorial was written by Maree (aka Falcon) on 3 September 2010
Any similarities to this tutorial are purely coincidental