Candy Kisses IM Letter
This tutorial was created 15th April 2007©Copyright Artwork by EssexGirl
Updated for PSP2018 March 2018
please do not copy it, or put it anywhere else without my written permission.
You will find links to filters/programs used in this
Filters and programs used in this tutorial :-
some images have been made smaller to shorten file size
I usually use a compression value somewhere between 10
Give it any name you want, I called mine
Don't close you image yet as we are going to use part of it
Activate the Selection Tool
Go to Edit...Copy...
Minimise your header out of the way
Go to Effects...Plugins...Simple...Top Left Mirror
Go to Layers...Merge...Merge Visible...
Add a New Raster Layer and in the layers palette drag
Go to Effects...Texture Effects...Texture...
Go to Effects...Image Effects...Seamless Tiling...
Add a New Raster Layer
Click on the Background and fill properties box to open
If the fill is darker than you want you can lower the
Untick the texture box on the palette
Export as a jpg into the same folder as your header
Apply an inner bevel of your choice (or if you are
On the palette change the background to the colour that
you want to
Click the centre of the button image and Type
When you are happy with the size and position of your
Export as a jpg into the same folder as your header and
We'll start with the header so that it will be
Select the Header tab
In the Header and Content section click on the 'image' icon
Use the navigation box to got to the folder that
To centre your header, in the header section Click
In the Background section click on the image icon and
At the moment your text runs across your side panel,
In the Text section you can also choose your font and
In the section 'Footer Content and Layout' click the
Below your button you can add any credits that are appropriate.
Give your letter a name, the collection name is where
Click on the 'Save Project' button and save in the same
When you have finished, click the 'Add to Incredimail
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.