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For this tutorial you will need:
PSP 8
SAVE THIS TUBE TO A FOLDER OF YOUR CHOICE
A TUBE. I USED ONE FROM

GOLD FILL

I USED TO STRUGGLE WORKING WITH LAYERS IN PSP - NOW I WOULDN'T WORK WITHOUT THEM, IT MAKES IT SO MUCH EASIER TO MOVE THINGS AROUND. THERE ARE THOUGH, MUCH EASIER WAYS TO DO THIS BACKGROUND. THIS IS GRAPHIC INTENSE SO PLEASE BE PATIENT FOR LOADING PURPOSES. YOU SHOULD HAVE A GOOD WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF PSP FOR THIS TUTORIAL

THANK YOU

 

GO TO FILE - NEW  IN PSP 8

OPEN A NEW WORK SPACE - I USED 500 X 500 AS I LIKE PLENTY ROOM TO WORK WITH

OPEN YOUR TUBE - WITH IT HIGHLIGHTED GO TO EDIT - COPY

WITH YOUR NEW WORK SPACE ACTIVE GO TO

 EDIT - PASTE AS NEW SELECTION

THEN SELECTIONS - NONE

ON YOUR LAYER PALETTE HIT THE DUPLICATE ICON - SEE BELOW

YOU WILL NOW HAVE THIS

WITH THE TOP LAYER ACTIVE GO TO IMAGE - FLIP

LAYERS - MERGE VISIBLE

HIT YOUR DUPLICATE ICON ON YOUR LAYER PALETTE - YOU SHOULD HAVE BELOW

WITH YOUR COPY LAYER ACTIVE GO TO

IMAGE - ROTATE - FREE

TYPE IN 45 AND MAKE SURE ALL LAYERS IS NOT TICKED

HIT YOUR DUPLICATE ICON ON YOU LAYER PALETTE - YOU SHOULD HAVE BELOW

WITH YOUR TOP LAYER ACTIVE - GO TO IMAGE - ROTATE - FREE

 SELECT THE 90 Degrees - LEFT MAKING SURE ALL LAYERS IS NOT TICKED

YOU WILL HAVE SOMETHING LIKE THIS ON YOUR WORKSPACE NOW

NOW GO TO LAYERS - MERGE - VISIBLE

THEN DUPLICATE OUR MERGED LAYER

GO TO IMAGE - ROTATE - FREE

SELECT FREE 45.00 RIGHT

YOU SHOULD HAVE SOMETHING LIKE THIS NOW

X OUT THE TOP COPY - HIGHLIGHT THE BOTTOM LAYER

GO TO EFFECTS - TEXTURE EFFECTS - MOSAIC GLASS

YOU WILL HAVE SOMETHING SIMILAR

UN X YOUR COPY LATER  NOW AND X OUT MERGED LAYER

GO TO IMAGE - RESIZE - I PUT IN 80 % - MAKE SURE AL LAYERS IS NOT TICKED

UN X YOUR LAYER NOW - YOU WILL HAVE SOMETHING LIKE THIS

LAYERS - MERGE VISIBLE

I USED A TUBE FROM

YOU MAY NEED TO RESIZE IT - WITH IT HIGHLIGHTED GO TO EDIT - COPY

HIGHLIGHT YOUR BACKGROUND IMAGE AND GO TO EDIT - PASTE AS NEW LAYER

USE YOU MOVER TOOL TO POSITION HER 

I ADDED A DROP SHADOW OF BELOW SETTINGS

SET UP YOUR COLOUR PALETTE

I USED #624530 FOREGROUND

GOLD PATTERN - BACKGROUND

CLICK ON YOU TEXT  ICON    I USED BELOW

YOU HAVE VECTOR LAYER CHOSEN SO THIS WILL ALLOW YOU TO ANGLE YOUR TEXT THE WAY YOU WANT IT - I ALSO ADDED THE SAME DROP SHADOW TO THE TEXT

LAYERS - MERGE VISIBLE AND THAT'S YOU DONE

IF YOU WISH TO USE THE GIF OPTIMIZER TO SAVE YOUR WORK WITHOUT A WHITE BACKGROUND CHECK OUT MY TUTORIAL HERE

OR SAVE IN YOUR NORMAL WAY

Tutorial written by Lyn
Tutorials Robbie, Lyn & Shell 2002
Page design SLANT Digital 2005