This tutorial is
done in PSP X 6... and Photoshop CS 3 The leather is
made in PSP and the inner bevel text is done in photoshop.
a new image 500 x 500 pixels... fill with whatever color you want
your leather to be.
The font size
will be 60-72 points big
Here I used
#ac0004 & #5a4422 (I made 2 tiles)
#2. Go to
effects/Texture effects/Fine leather.
and use these
#3. You need to
make the leather tile seamless.. so go to effect/image effects/
use the settings
below... this setting is used for all square tiles that you want
Save your new
leather image as a jpg...compression set at 1 (options on the save
#4. Now open your
photoshop. Open the leather tile you made in PSP and go to Edit/
define pattern or F11 on your keyboard
do this with both
the leather tiles you made in PSP
You can close up
your leather tiles.. you can use them in photoshop now because
they're saved in patterns.
Create a new
image 2000 x 600 pixels Fill it with any color... and click on
the FX at the bottom of the layer palette. then Pattern overlay.
Click on the Text
tool in photoshop
out your word in BIG size.. you can resize smaller later.
it doesn't matter
what color you choose for your text.. Once your type your text..
click the check mark up at the top.
Click the FX at
the bottom of the layer palette.
The layer styles
box will pop up... make sure yours matches mine.. pay attention to
each tab on the left... make sure the settings go with the tab..
Make sure you set
the pattern overlay to match what you used as the backing for the
Your text should
look like the heading one on top of this page..
Toodles till next