What you will need is PSP 7. If you do
not have PSP7 you
can download it for a 30 day trial.. Just click here and it will
take you there..
to SAVE and save OFTEN!
this tutorial we will be using the preset shapes.. Open up a new image 400 by
400, And the foreground & background black, then click on the preset
shape to were you see ellipse.
checked and the vector unchecked. Now go to your image and draw a shinny
ellipse. Now if it's not skinny enough,
go to the deformation tool and shape it.
Now add a new layer, use the ellipse
again. Draw a ellipse, but not to big and not to small. Now will still at layer
2, go to the selection and use the rectangle, feather 0, antialias unchecked.
You are going to draw a rectangle on half of the ellipse then cut. You can use the
deformation tool again. Go ahead and move layer 2 up under layer 1. Look at the
images below. Don't forget to save your work !!
Now add a new layer, and
call it head. Go to the preset shapes, ellipse again. And draw a circle.
Add a layer. You are
going to draw a body. Now go to the draw tool, freehand, width 5, antialias
checked. Now make a squiggle line.
you doing so far? Add a new layer and make the leg. Same settings as before.
We need to add a
layer for the arms. Now when you draw the first arm, edit, copy, past as new
selections, and move it into place.
Your are almost done.
Add new layer, you are going to add the hair. But in the draw tool, freehand
make the width 3.
Add a new layer. Go to
the preset shapes and use the ellipses, width 5 antialias checked. Now on the
foreground make it black, background Null. And draw a circle. After you get done
with that. Make a new layer and draw a straight line across the circle you just
did. Use the freehand again, width 5. Now would be a good time to make your
layers merge, merge visible.
Ok now go to where you
made the body, up by the arms. Now go to the selections tool, rectangle. You
want to make a rectangle just a little over the arms and down the body. Look at
What ever you DO NOT
deselected. Just click in the middle of the rectangle. Now you should have some
ants going around.. Look at the image above. Now you can flood fill with a color
are pattern, that you would like to use.
One more step and you
are done. Now go down to the legs. And click on the freehand, the one that looks
like a rope. Select the point to point, feather one antialias checked. Go around
some of the body and down part of the legs. Kind of make a triangle. Now flood
fill with a color or a pattern, and you will get this.
!! You just made you a candle holder. Now go ahead merge, merge visible and save
it as a tube. You can make many different candle holders. Just play around with
different shapes. I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
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