This tutorial was written by me, Zuzzanna on September 7 - 2010
any resemblance to any other tutorial is completely coincidental.


I am using the art of Italia Ruotolo you need a license to use this art
you can get it here at MTA
do not use this tube without a license




Supplies here

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Open the starfish background
copyNpaste your tube as new layer and place it to the right
add drop shadow

select the background layer
copyNpaste one of the seafloor as new layer
drop shadow 1-1-50-5- black and move it to the bottom

new layer
choose picture tube tool and add a couple of bubbles
new layer
again picture tube - find Star fish and add a couple on different layers
if you don't have them in your version you can get them here

select the top layer
add a new layer - flood fill with color from your tube
I used #165b90
select all - modify - contract 10 - hit delete - select non
effect Texture effect blinds



add drop shadow

add your name and proper

I used SnagglePuss for my name and added Cutout these setting



Animation

select the background layer - copy open AS
and paste as new animation
back in psp  close background layer and
close the top layers so you only have the picture tube layers visible
copy merge paste in AS as new animation
back in psp
close these layers
open the top layers - copy merge open AS paste as new animation

this is what you should have in AS

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select the picture tube frame

effect Insert image effect - underwater with this setting



delete the first frame there's no animation on it
I ended up with 10 frames

now duplicate your toplayer and background layer to the same amount of frames

*Ctrl + A on your background
Ctrl + A on your animation - hit propagate paste
and drag the animation into place*

*Ctrl + A on the top and repeat the step*

save as gif default settings ☺