Written and Collaborated by Tish and Bobbi
Vector Tube Script by
Needed are : Vector Tube PSP Script
(HERE), a PSP shape of your choice
1. Open a Transparent canvas, the larger
the better. You can always resize later.
2. Draw out a vector shape - line width 1 and fill colour
white or ivory
3. Choose a tube (this is from your
picture tube tool)- pearl, gem, gold dot -
Choose as above, a pearl, gem, or something that will become
a pretty border.
will have to be
resized and fiddled with to trace along.
4. Choose scale of tube - step ( the smaller the number the
closer the dots, gems will be - Mode Continuous - Selection
Run Vector tube script. (Make sure
your vector tube script is loaded in your PSP script tool
and you have it selected)
In the Layer Palette the Stroked object is on its own layer.
By hiding the vector layer you can check the stroked object
layer and if the tube placement runs wide, lower the step.
If the tube placement is too close, increase the step.
If you like the result, unhide the vector layer - highlight
the vector layer - convert to raster
Use the magic wand to select the light colour on the raster
layer - Modify selection - increase by 1 - fill with
pattern, gradient texture or solid colour.
Add a bevel, shadow or inner glow to this layer.
(I went nuts with this one, added texture, bevel, sharpened,
Magic wand - select the transparent areas you wish to fill -
Modify the selection - increase by 1
Make a New Layer, drag underneath Raster 2 and fill
Add effects to this layer.
I.E. bevel, or whatever suits your fancy!
For each transparent selection make sure you are on Raster 2
- Make a New Layer - Drag underneath Raster 2 and fill with
something different - add effects
Continue until all transparent areas are filled
save as a PNG. Sure makes a pretty element!!
Here's Bobbi's result