Watercolour



This tutorial is my own design and any resemblance to any other tutorial is purely coincidental.
It was created in Paint Shop Pro V8.
© 2010 - Yvonne - Yorkshire Lass Designs - All rights reserved.

You will need the following to complete this tutorial:

bgd1-Lesson2
anna.br_cores_02-12-09 (misted)
yp_wordart_watercolour
yp_patt01
Save these items to a folder on your computer

The above can be downloaded here

download supplies

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Drag this arrow with you to mark your place in the tutorial
Drag and Drop Script from Dynamic Drive



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INSTRUCTIONS

Open bgd1_Lesson2
Window >> Duplicate
Minimize original

Working on the duplicate copy
Effects >> Texture Effects >> Mosaic Antique
With the following settings



Click OK

Effects >> Edge Effects >> Enhance

Maximise bgd1_Lesson2
Edit >> Copy >> Edit >> Paste >> Paste As New Layer on your working canvas
Image >> Resize 73%
Resize All Layers unchecked

With the Move Tool re-position as shown below (to the 50 x 50 pixel mark)



Effects >> Edge Effects >> Enhance
Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow
with the following settings:



Click OK

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow
Change the Vertical and Horizontal Offsets to -2 (minus 2)

Open anna.br_cores_02-12-09 (misted)
Edit >> Copy >> Edit >> Paste >> Paste As New Layer on your working canvas
Image >> Resize 85%
Resize All layers unchecked
Adjust >> Sharpness >> Sharpen

With the Move Tool re-position on the right of the canvas
See finished tag for placement

Open yp_wordart_watercolour
Edit >> Copy
Edit >> Paste >> Paste As New Layer on your working canvas
With the Move Tool re-position in the bottom left-hand corner
See finished tag for placement

Effects >> 3D Effects >> Drop Shadow
Vertical and Horizontal Offsets = 2
Opacity = 100
Blur = 5.00
Colour = Black

Layers >> Merge >> Merge All (Flatten)

In the Materials Palette change the Style to Pattern and
select yp_patt01
with the following settings:



Click OK

Image >> Add Borders
with the following settings:



Click OK

Image >> Add Borders
Change the pixel size to 25 and the colour to #FFFF40 Yellow Symmetric checked

With the Magic Wand select the yellow border



Floodfill with the foreground pattern
Keep selected
Effects >> 3D Effects >> Inner Bevel
with the following settings:



Click OK

Selections >> Select None

Image >> Add Borders
Change the pixel size to 2 and the colour to #97B27E Green

Add your name and/or watermark
Resize if desired
Save as a jpg



I hope you enjoyed this tutorial

If you have any questions or would like to show me your result
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