Love my dog

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Snakelady's Dutch Tutorials
translated into English by Sonel
with permission from the creator, Snakelady

 Snakelady's Original Tutorial here in Dutch

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What you need for this tutorial :

A photo of your own dog or a tube of 500 pixels wide.

Download the rest of the supplies here.

The cute scrapkit is from Elaine.

If you know the link to Elaine's website/blog,
please send it to me in an email, so I can give proper credit.

Use this pencil to show you where you are in the tutorial.
Just left click on it and drag it to where you want it to go.
The pencil will stay in position until you close your browser.

 Drag the Pencil
Drag and Drop Script: © Dynamic Drive (

Open the supplies in PSP.

New Image : 700 x 500 transparent.

Selections - Select All.

Copy raster 1 of the kit and Paste into Selection.

Selections - Select None.

Copy your photo or tube (500 pixels wide) and Paste as a New Layer.

Effects - Distortion Effects - Punch : Strength 100%.

Effects - Texture Effects - Fur, with the following settings :

Reduce the opacity of the layer to 75.

Paste your photo or tube again, as it's still in the memory on the clipboard.

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow : 2-2-75-25 Black.

Copy the footprints from the Kit - choose your own colour - Paste as a New Layer.
Move to the left.

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow : 2-2-75-25 Black.

Layers - Duplicate - move it down so that it is below the first footprints.
Repeat once.

Copy a WordArt of your choice from the kit and Paste as a New Layer.
Move to the top or bottom - your choice.

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow : 2-2-75-25 Black.

Copy one of the Tags and Paste as a New Layer.
Move to the top right or where you choose to put it.

Choose a nice font and add the name of your dog.
The font I used is called : A Lolita Scorned, size 48 or 72.

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow : 2-2-75-8 Black.

Layers - Merge - Merge All (Flatten).

Image - Add Borders - 3 pixels with a dark colour from your photo or tube.
e.g. #dcb4b9 (rose) or #025176 (faded blue)

Image - Add Borders - 15 pixels White.

Select the border with the Magic Wand.

Copy raster 1 (the background layer) from the Kit and Paste into Selection.

Image - Mirror.

Effects - 3D Effects - Drop Shadow : 2-2-75-25 Black.

Selections - Select None.

Place your watermark.

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I hope you had much pleasure in doing this tutorial.
Please leave the names and watermarks on the tubes intact.
Do no use anything without Snakelady's permission and NO hot-linking please.
If you want to use her tutorial for other purposes, please ask permission first.
©Snakelady 10-01-08 All Rights Reserved.