Making A Basic Watermark PSP (Tutorial Contest)

fiona2412fiona2412 MemberNAT Warrior
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Making A Watermark

This tutorial was written by Fiona Pomfrett on October 15th 2006. Any resemblance to any other tutorial is coincidental. Do not copy and paste this tutorial any where on the net. Scripting and translating of this tutorial is strictly forbidden. If you have any problems please contact me HERE

For this tutorial you will need
:PSP - Any Version

-:1:-
Open a new transparent canvas 500 x 500
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Grab your text tool and select a font, these are the settings I used
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Add your text to your canvas, it doesn't matter waht color/gradient or pattern you use. You will see a box round it
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Layers, Convert to Raster
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Now, Selections, Select All,
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Selections, Float
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You will now see marching ants around your text
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Now, Selections, Defloat
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On your layer palette you will see two layers, the bottom one is empty and the top one has our text on it
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The top layer should be active (colored blue), right click on that layer and select delete
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Now we will just have 1 layer and no text, but we still have marching ants on the canvas
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Continued on thread 2
"I didn't lose my mind it was mine to give away" No Regrets by Robbie Williams

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  • fiona2412fiona2412 Member NAT Warrior
    Continued from thread 1

    -:5:-
    Effects, 3D Effects, Drop Shadow
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    Use these settings below
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    Selections, Select None
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    You should now have something similar to this
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    Select your crop tool and crop around the image to get rid of the excess canvas
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    -:7:-
    File, Export, Picture Tube
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    When the box pops up, leave all settings as they are, but name your watermark
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    They you have a watermark, to use it......

    Select your tube tool
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    From the drop down menu select you watermark
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    Here is the watermark I made on a white canvas
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    "I didn't lose my mind it was mine to give away" No Regrets by Robbie Williams

    My Site
    My Deviantart
  • Thanks a lot, I've been looking for this watermark tutorial since long ago. I want to protect my designs from been stolen and the watermark will be very helpful.

  • Finally a way to make it more difficult for lazy people to steal my designs. This is highly appreciated. Many thanks for sharing.

  • Thank you. I was looking for an educational program and found it. I thank you very much for this benefit and thank you again

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