Make a card to leave at another site or
to greet someone, they are very useful lol.
Open PSP. Go to FILE - NEW
I usually make mine 250x150,but you can choose any size that suits you.
Go to STYLES
and click on the little black arrow, you get this box,
click on the paintbrush (this is your solid colour)
Now click on a colour in the colour palette, and the colour should now
be in the box.
Go to your FLOOD FILL TOOL
and click inside your calling card box.
To add a TUBE, go to LAYERS on your menu bar at the top,
then ADD NEW RASTER LAYER and click OK in the box that
Go to your TUBE TOOL
and click on
it. Select TOOL OPTIONS
on the Menu Bar
To open your tube directory, Click inside the tube window
to choose your tube.
You will have to play around with your tube to get the right size, don't
worry if its not right, just go to EDIT and UNDO PICTURE TUBE
(I love that undo option lol, you can undo anything you have done)
Click the tube into your box, and because you added a new
layer, you can use the MOVER TOOL
to move it into
Now to add Text. Go back to LAYERS and add a new Raster layer.
Choose the colour of your text by selecting the PAINT
and move it over the colour palette or part of the image
you would like your text to match, and left click on it.
Go to TEXT
and click inside your
Choose your Font, size and style. Click OK.
Use the mover tool again to move the text into place. Go to SELECTIONS
and SELECT NONE. Repeat this until you have all your text in
Go to LAYERS
- MERGE - MERGE VISIBLE
That is a basic calling card. Now you can add your effects like sparkles
etc (see add sparkles tutorial)
Go to FILE - SAVE AS