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This tutorial

was written by me, Gems, Oct 4th 2009

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
and assumes you have a good understanding of both



Template#91 from Kristin @ Toxic Desires HERE

Mask 118 by me HERE


Plug ins - Eye Candy4 - Gradient Glow (optional)


Font i used - Angelized

ok off we go!!
Open up my Mask and minimise to your system tray

Open up your template- shift+D to duplicate, close original
delete the ę top layer
Activate the bottom layer of the template
go to image-canvas size and change to 600 pixels x 600pixels
leave the rest at default.
go to your flood fill tool and flood fill your new canvas area with white.

Stay on your white background
new raster layer, flood fill with a black or dark grey colour,
layers-new mask layer-from image
click on your drop down and find gemsmasks-118
source luminance checked only.
apply the mask,
go to layers-merge-merge group.

now activate your rectangle in your layer palette,
select the rectangle using your magic wand
flood fill with a colour from your tube
i used #2c1726

Activate your moon layer
go to -Adjust-brightness and contrast
brightness and contrast-
brightness-30
contrast-30

now activate your tree and go to eye candy- gradient glow
apply these settings, make the colour white or off white
gtt-witchinghour-tile-3.jpg picture by GTF-Tags


apply the same gradient glow to the bats and witchinghour text.


If you are using the same tube as me copy and paste
your tube, cat and broom as a new layer
make sure your tube layer is active

go to your lassoo tool and draw around the broomstick
edit copy- leave selected, hit delete-select none
edit paste as a new layer
drop the new broom layer behind the witchinghour text


add a small drop shadow to the broom and main tube.
add your copyright and your name

now we animate

keep your broom activated have it sat central above your text

gtt-witchinghour-tile-2.jpg picture by GTF-Tags

edit-copy merged
over to animation shop
edit- paste as a new animation
back to psp


go to your pick/deform tool and angle your broom slightly to the left
edit- copy merged
over to AS paste after current frame

back to psp
hit your undo button once
edit copy merged
over to animation shop
edit- paste after current frame
back to psp
hit your undo button once

go to your pick/deform tool and angle your broom slightly to the right
edit-copy merged
over to AS paste after current frame.

got to edit-select all
click on the blue title of your canvas
go to frame properties and change the number to 28
go to view animation, check that your animation is running properly
and then save as !


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


ArtworkęSuzanne Woolcott www.gorjuss.co.uk amideow Gems09