Paint Palette

You will need PsP X. Vinyl George Font and tube of choice.
My Template
HERE.
I am using an image from my Ed Mironiuk
CILM Licensed Package. Please visit CILM to obtain your own license to work with Ed Mironiuk's work.
Let's Begin.
Open my template, window duplicate and close the orginal.
Open the tube you will be using. Edit copy back to our working canvas.
Edit, paste as new layer.If you like add a drop shadow to your tube.
Click on the background layer, edit copy.
Change your foreground color to a color from your tube. Background color null.
Click on Raster 1, grab your text tool.Add your text.Size 72, create as vector. Stretch, resize/rotate your text. When you are happy right click on Vector 1 and select convert to raster.
Grab your magic wand with these settings.

Select the inside of your text.Selections,modify,expand by 2.
Edit, paste into selection. (If you do not have your text filled with the background, please go back to your background layer again and copy.)

Effects, 3d effects, drop shadow with these settings.

Repeat the drop shadow this time changing the V & H to -1.
Click on your template layer to make this layer active.
Effects,image effects, page curl with these settings.

Effects,image effects, page curl with these settings.

Effects,image effects, page curl with these settings.

Effects,image effects, page curl with these settings.

Click on your background layer, adjust, add/remove noise with these settings.

Add your watermark, your artists credits.
Image add border, symmetric, 20 color black.
Select your border with your magic wand.
Effects, image effects, page curl with these settings.

Repeat the page curl effect, using the same settings, choosing the lower right corner this time.
Effects, 3d effects/inner bevel with these settings.

Selections, select none.
Image add border, symmetric, 2 black.
Image resize 90% all layers checked. Add some accent brushes if you'd like.

File, jpg optimizer save and you're done!
I hope you have enjoyed this tutorial.

06/05/2006