Lace Hanky


The idea for this tutorial was inspired from playing around after
doing the great Dingbat Frame Tutorial by Essex Girl

 

©Doodles by LadyFox  09/01/06

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Feel free to email me LadyFox

This tutorial was done with PSP9   
but could be done with other versions.

All of my tutorials are written following the steps I used to make my graphic.   
It is my hope that you will take what I provide 
and do your own thing with it. 

 

YOU WILL NEED

Paint Shop Pro - Download  a trial version  
MC Blossoms Font  
Andrade Swash Font  

MuRa's Meister/ Copies

 



 
Unfortunately MuRa has closed her website, however her terms allow sharing of her filters
 
LF_linen.jpg
 

 
The linen texture is very light so you need to look closely in the upper left hand corner to see it
Basic knowledge of layers    

Remember to SaveOften  
STEPS - These are the steps I used.


Drag the arrow to mark your place

1.

Lets Begin

New Image 400x400
File/Save As:hanky.pspimage
Open LF_linen.jpg and minimize for now
Open the two fonts so they will be ready to use
I Flood Filled my image with #b0ccb4

2.

 Place A Letter

Foreground Color: Null
Background Color: #ffffff

Text Tool [T]
Create as: Vector
Font: MC Blossoms
Size: 100
Alignment: Center
Ant-alias: Sharp

Type a Capitol L

Objects/ Align/ Center in Canvas
Layers/ Convert to Raster Layer

3.

 Turn It Into A Line

Effects/ Plugins/ MuRa's Meister/ Copies
*Line
Use the default settings

4.

 Kaleidoscope

Effects/ Reflection Effects/ Kaleidoscope
Horizontal: 0
Vertical: 0
Rotation angle: 45
Scale factor: -54
Number of petals: 4
Number of Orbits: 0
Radial suction: 35
Refect
OK

5.

 Inner Bevel

Effects/ 3D Effects/ Inner Bevel
Bevel: 5
Width: 8
Smoothness: 15
Depth: 2
Ambience: -30
Shininess: 40
Color: white
Angle: 315
Intensity: 50
Elevation: 50
OK

6.

 Drop Shadow

Effects/ 3D Effects/ Drop Shadow
Offsets: 1
Opacity: 48
Blur: 0
Color: Black
OK

7.

 Add A Background To The Lace

Magic Wand
Mode: Replace
Match Mode: RGB Value
Tolerance: 25
Contiguous: Checked
Feather: 0
Anti-alias: NOT Checked

Click in the center
Hold down the Shift Key and click on the outside

Selections/ Invert [Ctrl+I]
Selections/ Modify/ Contract
Number of Pixels: 2

Active Layer: Raster 1
New Raster Layer
Flood Fill with white

8.

 Add Texture

Effects/ Texture Effects/ Texture
Texture: Dither 75pct
Size: 75%
Smoothness: 0
Depth: 2
Ambience: 0
Shininess: 0
Color: White
Angle: 315
Intensity: 50
Elevation; 30
OK

Lower the Opacity of the layer to: 50

9.

 Add The Hanky

Magic Wand
Click in the center

Selections/ Modify/ Expand
Number of Pixels: 2

Active Layer: Raster 1
New Raster Layer
Flood Fill with LF_linen.jpg

Lower the Opacity of the layer to: 90

Delete Raster 1
Layers/ Merge/ Merge Visible

Export as a PSP Picture tube - Optional

10.

 Add An Initial

  Text Tool [T]
Create as: Vector
Font: Andrade Swash
Size: 72
Alignment: Center
Ant-alias: Sharp

Type a Capitol L

Don't worry if you can't see the letter, we will fix that

Layers/ Convert to Raster Layer

Effects/ 3D Effects/ Drop Shadow
Offsets: 1
Opacity: 38
Blur: 0
Color: Black
OK
Now you can see the letter

Image/ Rotate/ Free Rotate
Direction: Right
Free: 45.00
All Layers: NOT Checked
Rotate single layer around canvas center: NOT Checked

Use the Mover Tool to move the letter into position

Layers/ Merge/ Merge Visible

Export as a PSP Picture tube - Optional

I hope you have enjoyed this tutorial

 



Vera



Sharon



Myra



Anneli

©Doodles by LadyFox  09/01/06 - updated 02/28/09

If you have any questions or need help, feel free to email me LadyFox

 

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