Here is the mask you will need just right click and save place
into the mask folder which came with your psp program
located in your documents
Open a 400 x 400 transparent image.
Open a background of your choice.
Activate the transparent layer.
Selections / select all.
Paste your background INTO selection.
Selections /select none.
Close the original background.
Layer palette right click on active layer and duplicate until you have 2.
Activate the top layer.
Effects / artistic effects / aged newspaper settings: amount of age 5
Adjust / color balance / choose the colour you want by moving the markers / tone balance
adjust / brightness and contrast adjust brightness to your own liking
Layers / load,save mask / load mask from disk.
Mask warning / fit to canvas checked / source luminance checked / invert transparency
unchecked / hide all mask checked / load.
Layer palette x out bottom layer
activate top layer
Layers / merge group
effects / 3d effects / drop shadow settings: v1 / h1 / op 100 / blur 4 / black / ok
layers / merge visible
Open a tube
Copy and paste your tube onto the merged layer as a new layer.
Tools / deform position your tube and resize if needed.
Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow add a light drop shadow own settings.
Add your copyright and watermark then merge visible.
Tools / text tool / vector / direction any / font any / size any / sw 0 / sharp.
Material palette set white in both boxes.
Write your name then in the layer palette right click on vector convert to raster layer.
Selections/ select all / float / defloat.
Press delete on the keyboard.
We are going to add a 3 part drop shadow.
Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow.
1st drop shadow settings: v -1 / h -1 /op 100 / b 11.88 / white ok.
2nd drop shadow settings: v -1 / h -1 /op 100 / b 0 / black ok.
3rd drop shadow settings: v 1 / h 1 / op 100 / b 0 / white ok.
Selections / select none.
Finish of by adding your own touches either by a brush / sparkles anything you like.
Layers / merge all flatten.
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