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This tutorial was created and put on this site on February 18, 2002.
It is property of and 2001-2002 to Whisper's Web Works.
Please do not copy or place this tutorial or any of the graphics on any site,
email or elist without written permission directly from me. If you would like to share the url for this tutorial, you may do so without writing for permission, but I always welcome a "who, where" email.  Thank you.

For this tutorial you will need:
PSP 7 ~ download a trial version.

Fireworks shape ~ download here.
(Unzip into your PSP shapes folder.)

Heartfelt gradient ~ download here.
(Unzip into your PSP gradient folder or use a gradient of your own.)

Open a new image:
200 x 200 pixels
Transparent
16.7 Million colors

Set your foreground to null and your background to the heartfelt gradient, Style linear, Angle 90 and Repeats 1.

To set the gradient click on the small black arrow and then choose the gradient icon.

Now click on the Styles box and you will get a pop up box.
Click on the arrow bar next to the preview box and find the gradient.


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Select your shapes tool and set at:
Fireworks 3
Line width 1
Antialias checked


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Place your cursor at 2,2 and drag down to the bottom right corner.

Right click on this layer in your Layer Palette and duplicate.

Image > Rotate > either direction, 90 degrees, all layers UNchecked.

Lower the opacity of your duplicated layer to 80.

Effects > 3D Effects > Drop shadow > these settings:
Vertical & Horizontal 0
Opacity 35
Blur 1.2
Color #400000


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