Half Wrap Wave Tag

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This tutorial was created for some friends of mine who wanted to begin learning more about PSP.  It is intended for beginners to learn how to create a Turkey Dinner.  If you have any questions, please feel free to Email  me.

To do this tutorial you will also need Paint Shop Pro.  I wrote this with  Paint Shop Pro XI, but the steps may also be done in any version.  You may download a free trial at Corel.

Remember to save as a psp file often!

Download Simple Filters and install into plugins folder.

1.  Open a new, transparent image, size = 400 x 400.

2.  Flood-fill it with the color of your choice.

3.  Effects > Textures > Blinds  Apply these settings:  Width = 125, Opacity = 50, Color = black,  Horizontal UNCHECKED

4.  Effects > Textures > Weave .  Apply these settings:  gap size = 100, width = 100, opacity = 100, weave color = black, gap color = black, fill gaps CHECKED

5.  Select > All.  Select > Modify > Contract Selection by 30 pixels

6.  Flood-fill the selection with the same color

7.  Effects >  Textures > Blinds.  Same settings as before.

8.  Effects > Textures > Weave.  Same settings as before.

9.  Image > Flip.  Image > Mirror.

10.  Select > Modify > contract selection by 30

11.  Flood-fill that selection with a gold gradient.

12.  Selection > Modify > Contract by 3 pixels.

13.  Flood-fill with a pattern of your choice.

14.  Selections > Select None

15.  Effects > Plugins > Simple > Left Right Wrap

16.  Image > Add Borders, symmetric = 3, color = different than any color used in your image

17.  Select the border with the magic wand and flood-fill with your gold gradient

18.  Image > Add Border .  Symmetric = 40, Color = same color as original background (Step 2)

19.  Select the border with the magic wand.

20.  Effects > Textures > Blinds.  same settings as before

21.  Effects > Textures > Weave  same settings as before

22.  KEEP Selected.  Effects > Plugins > Simple > Left Right Wrap

23.  Image > Border.  Symmetric = 3, color = white

24.  Select the border with the magic wand and flood-fill with your gradient.

25.  Resize as necessary, add a tube of your choice & text.

26.  Save as a Jpeg.  File > Export > JPEG Optimizer.



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