Place the Shape in the Preset Shapes folder in your psp program file
Preset Shape Here
Open a 400 x 400 Transparent image.
Tools / Preset shape / Settings: Smerfy-DecoBorders6 shape / Remain style, Anti-alias, Create as vector all
ticked / Width 1 /Join first one / Miter limit 15.
Drag out the shape to fill the canvas using the nodes then click pan.
Layer palette / right click on vector and convert to raster layer.
Material palette choose a nice gradient use your own settings.
Selections / select all / float / defloat.
Tools / flood fill / flood fill the shape with the gradient then click pan.
Selections / modify / contract by 3 pixels.
Selections / invert.
Right click on the layer and duplicate until you have 3.
Activate the top layer / adjust / add noise 70% /Random Checked / monochrome checked ok.
X out top layer activate the 2nd layer / adjust / add noise 75% / Random Checked /monochrome checked ok.
X out 2nd layer active the 3rd layer / adjust / add noise 80% / Random Checked /monochrome checked ok.
Selections / select none.
Un x all layers.
Open a tube of your choice .
Activate the bottom layer and copy and paste your tube as a new layer.
Tools / deform / resize and position your tube
close original tube now
Effects / 3d effects /drop shadow add a soft drop shadow to your tube v-1 / h 1 / op 60 / b 14 / black / ok.
Copy and paste the copy right to the tube layer as a new layer also add your watermark.
X out the first 3 layers your shapes and activate one of the other layers.
Layers / merge visible.
Add a new raster layer drag it to the bottom and flood fill with a color or gradient click pan.
Merge visible the tube layer and the bottom layer.
Duplicate the layer you just merged until you have 3.
Then X out all the layers.
Activate and unx the first shape layer and unx the first tube layer (merged) and merge visible and x it out.
Activate the next shape layer unx and unx the next tube layer and merge visible x out the merged layer.
Un x the last 2 layers and merge visible now unx all layers.
Activate the top layer.
Tools / text tool / vector / any direction / font any / size any / sw 0 or 1 / sharp.
Material palette choose your color for your writing.
Write your name and click apply.
Layer palette convert the vector to raster layer and duplicate until you have 3.
X out all layers and as before give them a partner and merge them visible leaving you with 3 merge layers.
Un x the merged layers and save as Animation Shop Psp or Psp 7 format.
Open the saved image in animation shop
Check it works by clicking on View Animation
Now Save As give a name and Save Type as Gif.
Click Next, Next until it’s saved
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Updated on Thursday 09 February 2012
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