Woodland Fairy Logo

Woodland Fairy Frame


***Supplies Needed***

Paint Shop Pro - version 9

Graphic of your choice - This can be any image
that has lots of detailed background.
Sorry I can't share mine, as I don't know who owns it.


MezzoForce Ice
Gregs Factory Output-Vol II - Pool Shadow


Ok...Lets get started...

1. Open your graphic. Duplicate. Close the original.

2. Selection Tool - Ellipse.
Select the main portion of your graphic.
Don't worry if it isn't centered,
as we will crop it later.

Selections - Invert.

3. Effects - Plugins - Brushstrokes - Sprayed Strokes.
See Settings below...

Brush Stroke Settings

4. Effects - Plugins - Contour - Sandstone.
See settings below...

Sandstone Settings

5. Effects - Plugins - MezzoForce Ice.
See settings below...

MezzoForce Settings

6. Effects - Plugins - Gregs factory Output-Vol II - Pool Shadow.
See settings below...

Pool Shadow Settings

7. Selections - Invert.

8. New raster layer.
Flood fill with gold foil. Angle 0. Scale 50.

9. Selections - Modify - Contract by 3.
Hit your delete key.
Keep selected.

10. Flood fill with a deep color from your graphic.

11. Selections - Modify - Contract by 5.
Hit your delete key.
Keep selected.

12. Repeat Step 9.

13. Selections - Select none.

14. Now, if need be, and this will depend upon
the image that you've chosen.
Selection Tool - Rectangle - Select,
so that the area on all sides of the ellipse
are more or less evened out.
Image - Crop to selection.
See screenshot below...


15. Layers - Merge - All flattened.
Edit - Copy.
Note: Just hold this,
as we'll paste it in a moment.

16. Image - Add borders - white - 3px.
Select and flood fill with the gold foil.

17. Image - Add borders - white - 5px.
Flood fill with the deep color.

18. Repeat Step 16.

19. Image - Add borders - white - 45px.
Edit - Paste into selection.

20. Adjust - Blur - Gaussian Blur - Radius 10.

21. Repeat Steps 16, 17, and 18.

22. Add your name or watermark.
Resize and save as jpg.

I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.


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Dianne McFarlane
E-Mail: sdmcfarlane@nf.sympatico.ca

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