Custom Brushes

For this tutorial you will need:
PSP 7

I MADE THIS UP WITH  CUSTOM PAINT BRUSHES

THERE ARE LOTS OF BRUSHES ON LINE THAT YOU CAN WORK WITH

THIS TUTORIAL IS TO GIVE YOU A BASIC  IDEA ON HOW TO USE THEM 

 

BRUSH zip - DOWNLOAD THE DIAMOND BRUSH IF YOU DO N0T HAVE IT

UNZIP TO C DRIVE - PROGRAM FILES - JASC SOFTWARE - PSP 7 _ BRUSHES

YOU MAY HAVE TO CLOSE PSP AND RE-OPEN IT FOR THE BRUSHES TO SHOW

 OPEN PSP 7 - GO TO FILE - NEW

MAKE YOUR IMAGE

300 X 400

SET UP YOUR COLOUR PALETTE , I CHOSE A NICE RED

WHITE - FOREGROUND

RED - BACKGROUND

(Make sure LOCK is ticked)

 

CLICK ON YOUR SHAPE ICON

AND GO TO TOOL OPTIONS

SELECT ROUNDED TRIANGLE

DRAW A RECTANGLE SHAPE ON YOUR WORKSPACE

AND FLOOD FILL WITH WHITE USING THESE SETTINGS

 

MAKE SURE YOUR MATCH MODE IS SET AT RGB VALUE

NOW GO TO LAYERS - NEW RASTER LAYER , I NAMED MINE TEXT

WITH YOUR TEXT LAYER  HIGHLIGHTED SELECT YOUR TEXT TOOL 

AND CLICK ON THE CARD, THE TEXT BOX OPENS

USE THESE SETTING AND TYPE IN THE LETTER "A"

USE YOUR MOVER TOOL TO POSITION YOUR "A"

NOW GO TO SELECTIONS - SELECT NONE

WITH YOUR TEXT LAYER STILL ACTIVE GO TO LAYERS - DUPLICATE

NOW MOVE YOUR OTHER "A" TO THE BOTTOM RIGHT SIDE OF YOUR CARD (YOU WILL PROBABLY FIND IT HIDING ON TOP OF YOUR 1ST "A")

WITH THE COPY OF TEXT  LAYER ACTIVE

CLICK ON YOUR PAINTBRUSH ICON

AND THEN TOOL OPTIONS

 

 

CLICK ON THE LITTLE PAINTBRUSH INDICATED
AND SELECT CUSTOM

 

 

SELECT YOUR DIAMOND SHAPE BRUSH

 

PLACE A  DIAMOND IN THE MIDDLE YOUR CARD BY RIGHT CLICKING WITH YOUR MOUSE

(just click on the same spot to build up the colour you want)

WHEN YOU ARE HAPPY WITH YOUR RESULT , GO TO

LAYERS - MERGE - MERGE VISIBLE

TO KEEP YOUR CARD TRANSPARENT GO TO

EDIT - COPY

OPEN UP ANIMATION SHOP AND GO TO

PASTE - AS NEW ANIMATION

SAVE AS

Tutorial written by Lyn. Rewritten by RobbieFan for PSP 7 2005
Tutorials Robbie, Lyn & Shell 2002
Page design SLANT Digital 2005