gtt-chick-a-boo-blank.gif picture by Gems-GTF-Tags

This tutorial

was written by me, Gems, March 27th 2010

Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

My tutorials are registered with Twinc

I am using the wonderful art of Suzanne Woolcott

You need a licence to use Suzannes work, which you can purchase through

Gorjuss Art

this was written in PSPX and animation shop 
assumes you have a good understanding.


Scrapkit ptu -"Easter Quirk" by Irene Alexeeva HERE

Mask 173 by me HERE


Font i used - Pea Hanzel & Gretel

ok off we go!!
remember to save often :o)


Open up my Mask and minimise to your system tray
Open a new transparent canvas 600x600

flood fill with white.
New raster layer,selections > select all 
Get paper3 or one of choice and resize to 20% paste into selection
select none.
go to
layers-new mask layer-from image
click on your drop down and find gemsmasks-173
source luminance checked only.
apply the mask,
go to layers-merge-merge group.
Get frame 2 resize to 20% and paste as a new layer -
Use your selection tool and select around the middle of the frame.
Get Paper 1 and resize to 20% and then paste as a new layer.
move the paper so that the hill is showing in the frame.
See my tag for reference.
With the paper layer active, slections - invert - delete
select none
Get swirly weeds and resize to 20% then resize again to 50%
and paste as a new layer
place on the top of your hill.
Get frame-3 and frame-1 and resize them to 20%
paste them as new layers and add a drop shadow.
Get Paper 2 and resize to 20% and then paste as a new layer.
Use your selection tool and select around the middle of the frame-1.
With the paper layer active, slections - invert - delete
select none.
go to your layer palete and rename frame 1 layer as 'ani-frame'
Get your clouds and resize to 20% then resize again to 60%
paste them as new layers add a drop shadow.
Use your pick/deform tool to angle the clouds opposite directions.
see my tag for reference.
Get 3 hearts and a star from your kit.
Resize the elements to 20% paste them and angle them
at diferent degrees above the remaining frame-3
Resize again using the pick tool if you wish.
add a drop shadow to all.
Get your trees from the kit and resize to 20%
drop the tree on the right behind one of the hearts 
Get your Happy Easter Text and resize to 20%
place it above the bottom of the left hand tree
Open up the roses and resize to 20%
then resize again to 35%
place in the round frame towards the front.
open up one of the bunnies, resize to 20% then again to 50%
paste as a new layer and drop it below the round frame.

Open up eggbottom spotted and resize to 20%
then resize to 80%
Open up the egg top spotted and resize to 20% and then again to 80%
Activate your 'ani-frame' layer
 and past your egg bottom as a new layer,
go to layers-arrange-move down.
use your eraser tool to erase the part of the egg that shows below the frame.
Add a drop shadow.
rename this layer 'egg-bottom'

Get your egg top and paste as a new layer
layers-arrange-bring to top.
add a drop shadow.
Rename this layer 'egg-top'

Activate your 'egg-bottom'layer
Open up the chick from the kit.
Resize to 20% then again to 50%
drop the chick below the egg bottom layer.
make sure the chick cant be seen .
Use the deformation tool to angle it slightly and resize a bit if you need to.

Add your main Tube

add all your © and licence info and add your name.

Ok onto the animation
To Animate continue: 


 on your layer palette 
find the egg top layer
Make sure the egg top is closed over the bottom egg.

gtt-chick-a-boo-screen-1.jpg picture by Gems-GTF-Tags
go to
edit > copy merged
over into animation shop
paste as a new animation
back to psp

on the egg-top layer
use your mover tool and lift the egg top slightly

gtt-chick-a-boo-screen-2.jpg picture by Gems-GTF-Tags
go to
edit > copy merged
over into animation shop
paste after current frame 
back to psp

find the egg top layer
use your mover tool and lift the egg top up again
gtt-chick-a-boo-screen-3.jpg picture by Gems-GTF-Tags
go to
edit > copy merged
over into animation shop
paste after current frame 
back to psp

This time move the egg top clear and
lift the chick up further out of the egg. 
go to adjust-sharpness-sharpen

gtt-chick-a-boo-screen-4.jpg picture by Gems-GTF-Tags
go to
edit > copy merged
over to AS
click on your tag, paste after current frame

go to edit-select all
click on the blue edge of your animation
go to frame properties and change it to 20
go to edit-select none
then edit-go to frame- and type in 4 in the box.
click on the red band at the bottom to turn the frame blue
right click on your frame
frame properties and change them to 65
in AS go to view and check your animation is running properly
Save!

Thats it your done!!


I hope you enjoyed this tutorial and i hope you found it easy to follow?

any problems at all please feel free to shout!!

Hugs Gemsxx


gtt-chick-a-boo-tut-sonia-peahan-1.gif picture by Gems-GTF-Tags

This tutorial

was written by me, Gems, March 27th 2010

Any similarity to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.

My tutorials are registered with Twinc

I am using the wonderful art of Suzanne Woolcott

You need a licence to use Suzannes work, which you can purchase through

Gorjuss Art

this was written in PSPX and animation shop 
assumes you have a good understanding.


Scrapkit ptu -"Easter Quirk" by Irene Alexeeva HERE

Mask 173 by me HERE


Font i used - Pea Hanzel & Gretel

ok off we go!!
remember to save often :o)


Open up my Mask and minimise to your system tray
Open a new transparent canvas 600x600

flood fill with white.
New raster layer,selections > select all 
Get paper3 or one of choice and resize to 20% paste into selection
select none.
go to
layers-new mask layer-from image
click on your drop down and find gemsmasks-173
source luminance checked only.
apply the mask,
go to layers-merge-merge group.
Get frame 2 resize to 20% and paste as a new layer -
Use your selection tool and select around the middle of the frame.
Get Paper 1 and resize to 20% and then paste as a new layer.
move the paper so that the hill is showing in the frame.
See my tag for reference.
With the paper layer active, slections - invert - delete
select none
Get swirly weeds and resize to 20% then resize again to 50%
and paste as a new layer
place on the top of your hill.
Get frame-3 and frame-1 and resize them to 20%
paste them as new layers and add a drop shadow.
Get Paper 2 and resize to 20% and then paste as a new layer.
Use your selection tool and select around the middle of the frame-1.
With the paper layer active, slections - invert - delete
select none.
go to your layer palete and rename frame 1 layer as 'ani-frame'
Get your clouds and resize to 20% then resize again to 60%
paste them as new layers add a drop shadow.
Use your pick/deform tool to angle the clouds opposite directions.
see my tag for reference.
Get 3 hearts and a star from your kit.
Resize the elements to 20% paste them and angle them
at diferent degrees above the remaining frame-3
Resize again using the pick tool if you wish.
add a drop shadow to all.
Get your trees from the kit and resize to 20%
drop the tree on the right behind one of the hearts 
Get your Happy Easter Text and resize to 20%
place it above the bottom of the left hand tree
Open up the roses and resize to 20%
then resize again to 35%
place in the round frame towards the front.
open up one of the bunnies, resize to 20% then again to 50%
paste as a new layer and drop it below the round frame.

Open up eggbottom spotted and resize to 20%
then resize to 80%
Open up the egg top spotted and resize to 20% and then again to 80%
Activate your 'ani-frame' layer
 and past your egg bottom as a new layer,
go to layers-arrange-move down.
use your eraser tool to erase the part of the egg that shows below the frame.
Add a drop shadow.
rename this layer 'egg-bottom'

Get your egg top and paste as a new layer
layers-arrange-bring to top.
add a drop shadow.
Rename this layer 'egg-top'

Activate your 'egg-bottom'layer
Open up the chick from the kit.
Resize to 20% then again to 50%
drop the chick below the egg bottom layer.
make sure the chick cant be seen .
Use the deformation tool to angle it slightly and resize a bit if you need to.

Add your main Tube

add all your © and licence info and add your name.

Ok onto the animation
To Animate continue: 


 on your layer palette 
find the egg top layer
Make sure the egg top is closed over the bottom egg.

gtt-chick-a-boo-screen-1.jpg picture by Gems-GTF-Tags
go to
edit > copy merged
over into animation shop
paste as a new animation
back to psp

on the egg-top layer
use your mover tool and lift the egg top slightly

gtt-chick-a-boo-screen-2.jpg picture by Gems-GTF-Tags
go to
edit > copy merged
over into animation shop
paste after current frame 
back to psp

find the egg top layer
use your mover tool and lift the egg top up again
gtt-chick-a-boo-screen-3.jpg picture by Gems-GTF-Tags
go to
edit > copy merged
over into animation shop
paste after current frame 
back to psp

This time move the egg top clear and
lift the chick up further out of the egg. 
go to adjust-sharpness-sharpen

gtt-chick-a-boo-screen-4.jpg picture by Gems-GTF-Tags
go to
edit > copy merged
over to AS
click on your tag, paste after current frame

go to edit-select all
click on the blue edge of your animation
go to frame properties and change it to 35
go to edit-select none
then edit-go to frame- and type in 4 in the box.
click on the red band at the bottom to turn the frame blue
right click on your frame
frame properties and change them to 65
in AS go to view and check your animation is running properly
Save!

Thats it your done!!


I hope you enjoyed this tutorial and i hope you found it easy to follow?

any problems at all please feel free to shout!!

Hugs Gemsxx


Artwork©Suzanne Woolcott www.gorjuss.co.uk SW521 Gems2010