Font Frame Tutorial
This tutorial was created 23rd July. 2005©Copyright Artwork by EssexGirl
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
Open a new image 600 x 600 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
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 frame)
Go to Layers...Merge...Merge Down...
Click on your image, this time Type a capitol
Go to Effects...Reflection Effects...Kaleidoscope...
Make the bottom layer (Raster 1) active.
Use these settings:-
Go to Layers...Merge...Merge visible.
To add a picture to the frame image that you have open,
Activate the Selection tool, click on the Custom
Open the picture that you want to frame. It should be
Go to Edit...Copy...
You can add a drop shadow to the frame layer if you
There are a couple of other things I'll mention here,
If you have a frame that has a different pattern at the
top to the
These options are not applicable to the frame that we
have made, as
Your image will have 2 layers, the picture will be on
Here is another example.
For this frame I used a font called Curlz
I hope you enjoyed this tutorial.