ABC PSP - Tutorial 6 Part 2
Layers / Move Tool
This is Lesson 6 Part 2 of a series of tutorials for the absolute beginner with PSP.
It is recommended that you complete the tutorials in numerical order, as each
new one will build on the knowledge gained by the previous tutorials
Paint Shop Pro X
Free 30 day PSP trial from Corel, available
Image abc5pict.pspimage, available here
Download the abc5pict.pspimage (if you haven't done already during Part 1 of this lesson) and save into your ABC Folder
1) File > Open (Ctrl + O)
Look for your abc5pict.pspimage and open it
2) Window > Duplicate (Shift + D)
3) Close original picture
This is what you should see:
In the Layers Palette you should have the following Layers (from top to bottom):
4) Layers > Arrange
Arrange your Layers until they are from top to bottom:
Your picture should now look like this:
With the Move Tool we can move things around.
In the Layers Palette highlight the Layer you want to work on. Then either put the cursor on the object you want to move and move the cursor to the new location (the object should move with it) or use the arrows on the keyboard
5) Move Tool (M)
6) Layers Palette
Highlight Needles Layer
Move the green "tree" and position it into the middle of the image
7) Layers Palette
Highlight Trunk Layer
Move the trunk to the middle of the tree, you might also want to move it down a bit to make a longer trunk. Make sure that the "branches" are hidden below the green
8) Layers Palette
Highlight Star Layer
Move it to the top of your tree.
9) Layers Palette
Highlight Yellow Layer
Move the yellow "baubles" onto the tree
10) Layers Palette
Highlight Blue Layer
Move the blue "baubles" onto the tree
11) Layers Palette
Highlight Pink Layer
Move the pink "baubles" onto the tree
It should now look something like this:
12) Layers Palette
Highlight Needles layer
The hand shows to the little arrow you need to move to change opacity of a layer
Can you see the trunk and branches apprearing?
You are done with this lesson!
Close image as it is no longer needed.
I hope that you have found this tutorial helpful.
If you have any questions, please email me at:
Barbara @ Lismibaebi.com
I would like to thank my Testers at LismibaebisCreations Testers:
Your help, support and patience made this possible
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