This tutorial is an advanced vector tutorial.  It contains a lot of screen shots but it assumes you have a good working knowledge of PSP7.

This tutorial was created and put on this site on March 13, 2002.
It is property of and 2001-2004 to Whisper's Web Works.
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For this tutorial you will need:
PSP 7 ~ download a trial version.
My tutorial zip ~ download here.
(In the tutorial zip you will find
guitar.jgd - put in your gradient folder,
bullet.sld - put in your styled lines folder
and two .jpgs - open in PSP and minimize.)

Open a new image:
500 x 600 pixels
Transparent
16.7 Million colors

File > Save as > guitar.psp

Be sure to regularly hit your save button!  I will remind you at the end of each page with the save button icon.

Set your colors to #9D6E3B and #4D2921.

Set your shapes tool at:
Ellipse
Line width 2
Antialias and Vector both checked.

Set foreground to the lighter brown and background to null.

Draw an ellipse about 170 x 295 towards the bottom of your image.

Click on object selector then in your Tool Options box click on node edit.
*Note - when I am working on a vector shape I will check how it looks by clicking the grayed out node edit button, then to resume working just click node edit again.

Bring the side nodes in a up a bit

And no it does not have to be perfect.

Here is a small pic to refer to for the shape.


(This is 50% resized and filled for better view.)

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