(50% of the finished graphic.)

This tutorial was created and put on this site on December 29, 2001.
It is property of and 2001-2002 to Whisper's Web Works.
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For this tutorial you will need:
PSP 7 ~ download a trial version.
Blade Pro ~ download a trial version.
Blade Pro preset Shiny Textured Gold ~ download here.
(Unzip and place in your BP environments & textures folder.)
Tutorial Selection Files ~ download here.
(Unzip into your selections folder or somewhere easy to find.)

Open a new image:
500 x 625 pixels
Transparent
16.7 Million colors

File > Save as > magician.psp
Every couple of steps be sure to hit your save button.

(When I say "load whatever.sel" that means:
Selections > Load from disk... > find your unzipped folder > whatever.sel > open.)

This tutorial has a LOT of layers to it but I have not included very many screen shots.
So I have broken the tutorial into parts to help you keep your place.

Part 1

Load mhead.sel

Flood fill with #FAD9D7.

Selections > Float.

Effects > 3D Effects > Cutout > these settings:

Vertical & Horizontal  5
Opacity  38
Blur  25
Color  #55382D


(Click for a larger view.)

Selections > Select none.

Part 2

Add a new layer.

Load mshoe.sel

Flood fill with black.

Selections > Select none.

Effects > 3D Effects > Inner Bevel > these settings:

Bevel  Rounded
Width  31
Smoothness  31
Depth  12
Ambience  0
Shininess  44
Color  White
Angle  315
Intensity  42
Elevation  30


(Click for a larger view.)

Part 3

Right click on the shoe layer and duplicate.

Image > Mirror.

The shoes will need to be moved closer together but you can do that after we put his pants on.

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