This lesson was written in PSP 9, but can also be made in the other versions.


Material here

It contains: 1 tube 'AAClown'.


If you know who made this tube, please let me know, so I can give proper credit.



Plugin Texturizer - Sandstone.

If you don't have it, you can download it HERE


This site shows you also how you can use this plugin.

It's an .exe file, that means that you have to install it.

You better install it before you open PSP, otherwise you have to restart PSP.


If you don't know how to install a plugin,

just send me an email and I'll explaine it to you.



Install plugin Texturizer in your plugin folder.

Open PSP.

Open your tube in PSP.


Step 1

Set your foreground color to #edf3ff - or at your choice.

Set your background color to #9491cd - or at your choice.


Step 2

Open a transparent image of 400 x 400 pixels.

Flood fill your image with your foreground color.

Effects - Texture - Texturizer - Sandstone - with these settings:


Step 3

Copy tube 'AAClown'.

Paste as a new layer on your working image.

Effects - 3D effects - Drop shadow:

Vert and Hor 1 - Opacity 25 - Blur 2 - color black.


Step 4

Image - Add borders - Symmetric checked - 10 pixels - background color - see image below:

Activate your Magic wand - with these settings:

Select the border with your Magic wand.

Effects - 3D Effects - Inner bevel - with these settings:

Selections - Select none.


Step 5

Image - Resize - Width 300 pixels - All layers checked.

Layers - Promote background to Raster layer.

If you want to make a stat:

Image - Canvas size - 1280 x 300 pixels - Left arrow key checked - see image below:


Step 6

Layers - New raster layer.

Layers - Arrange - Send to bottom.

Flood fill this layer with your foreground color.

Effects - Plugins - Texture - Texturizer - Sandstone - same settings as before.


Step 7

Add your name and/or watermark.

Layers - Merge - Merge all (Flatten).

File - Export - JPEG-Optimalisation.

Optimalisation value 20.

Give your crea a name and click Save.


I really enjoyed writing this lesson,

I hope you enjoyed making it :-)

Hugs Zial




Made by Zial ~ Februari 4, 2010