Give It An Edge
tutorial by Whisper

This tutorial was created and put on this site on March 30, 2004.
It is property of and 2001-2004 to Whisper's Web Works.
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For this tutorial you will need:
Paint Shop Pro 8  ~ download a trial version.
An image of choice or download here the image I will be using.


Open the image of choice.

Image > Greyscale.

Image > Increase color depth > 16 million (24bit).

Effects > Artistic effects > Solarize > Threshold 130.

Effects > Artistic effects > Chrome > these settings:
Flaws 1
Brightness 0
Color white

Adjust > Hue and Saturation . Colorize > Hue 150, Saturation 100.

In your layer palette right click on the layer and duplicate.

Effects > Texture effects > Emboss.

Set the blend mode for the active (top) layer to Saturation.
*For more subtle color set it to Saturation (L).

Right click on either layer and merge visible.

Now your image is ready for use!

Blend Mode set to Saturation


Blend Mode set to Saturation(L)


Page 2 for examples made by my testers.


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