Font Frame Tutorial
This tutorial was created 23rd July. 2005©Copyright Artwork by EssexGirl
updated for PSP 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
You can get lots of variations on this frame, by using
Open a new image 800 x 800 Raster Background,
For the Foreground and Stroke Properties use 'Pattern'
For the Background and Fill Properties use 'Colour' and
Select the Text tool and use the following settings:-
As we are using Vector text psp will automatically place
Click on your image with the Text tool. Type a
I've cropped the edges from my screenshot, your
Go to Objects...Align...Center in Canvas...
go to Selections...Modify...Contract...
Activate the bottom layer of your image (Raster 1)
Go to Effects...3D Effects...Inner bevel...
Make the top layer (containing the gold font)
Go to Layers...Merge...Merge Down...
We want this font to be upside-down, so go to
Go to Effects...Plugins...Mura Meister...Copies...
Go to Layers... Merge Down
If you use a different font it might be better to use 0 as the horizontal offset
As a variation you could make the edge mode = wrap and change the scale to minus 49 (-49)
If you want to change the colour of the edge that shows from behind the font frame
I used these settings.
Vertical and Horizontal = 1
Add a new layer... Go to Selections... Load/Save Sellections...
Here is my second example
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.
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