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picture_frame.jpg (5999 bytes) Gradient Border
Requirements: Paint Shop Pro 5, 6 or  7
Author: Richie Dumlao

 

1 Make a 100 x 100, 16 million color document. I used a black background on this example. Set Foreground color to White.

(Example of Foreground color set to White and Background color set to Black)

 

2 Click on the "Selection" tool selection.gif (869 bytes) and draw a circle using the following settings:

Selection Type = Circle
Feather = 0
Anti-alias = checked

 

3 Fill the area of the circle using the "Flood-fill" tool .

Fill Style = Sunburst Gradient
Match Mode = None
Tolerance = 100
Opacity = 100
Sample Merge = NOT checked

Click on "Options" and apply these settings:

Blend Mode = Normal
Vertical = 30
Horizontal = 30

NOTE for PSP6 Users: Under the "Flood Fill Options" tab, make sure that Gradient is set to "Foreground-Background"

 

 

4 Click on Selections>Modify>Contract

Number of Pixels = 5

 

5 Again, fill the area of the circle again using the "Flood-fill" tool .

Fill Style = Sunburst Gradient
Match Mode = None
Tolerance = 100
Opacity = 100
Sample Merge = NOT checked

Click on "Options" and apply these settings:

Blend Mode = Normal
Vertical = 70
Horizontal = 70

NOTE for PSP6 Users: Under the "Flood Fill Options" tab, make sure that Gradient is set to "Foreground-Background"

 

6 Click on Selections>Modify>Contract

Number of Pixels = 3

 

 

7 Open an existing photo
8 Go back to your original image and fill the area of the new circle using the "Flood-fill" tool .

Fill Style = Pattern
Match Mode = None
Tolerance = 100
Opacity = 100
Sample Merge = NOT checked

Click on "Options" and apply these settings:

Fill Style = Pattern
Blend Mode = Normal
Pattern = "Your photo image"

 


Final Image
9 And finally, click on Image>Effect>Cutout

Settings I used:

Fill Interior with color = NOT checked
Shadow Color = Black
Opacity = 80
Blur = 8
Vertical Offset = 5
Horizontal Offset = 5

Click Ok.  Save your image.

 
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