RibbonTwisting
PSP8
This is done in PSP8 and should work in other versions.

This tutorial was written by Jemima ~ September 2006
Copyright 2006 ~ Jemima ~ All rights reserved

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You will need the following to complete this tutorial

VIZROS
Free plugin.. Registration code used to be supplied on Vizros page.
http://www.vizros.com/
This is the one I got when it WAS supplied by Vizros
88785814277450714473
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Open a new image 500 x 500
Transparent background

Flood fill with Black

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

In your MATERIALS PALETTE select a colour of your choice for the Background
and a gold pattern for the Foreground

These are the settings and colours I used

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Choose your SELECTION TOOL
Selection Type = Rectangle
Mode = Replace
Feather = 0
Antialias = Checked

Draw a rectangle down the left hand side and flood fill with solid colour..
in this case... RED



EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> VIZROS 4 >>> TWIST
Use these settings
BUT before clicking OK
On the 'Page Properties..Click ... 'Settings " arrow and select the setting shown
under the following image






Voila!!!! A twisted ribbon!!



DESELECT

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Let's try different settings.

CLOSE Raster 2

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Wth your SELECTION TOOL .. same settings..
Draw a rectangle 5 pixels wide and almost the length of your image
Flood Fill with a gold pattern



EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> VIZROS 4 >>> TWIST
Use the same settings BUT channge the ones indicated below



DESELECT

We now have the gold wrapped around a white cylinder.




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Now let's try red with gold trim

CLOSE Raster 3

LAYERS >>> NEW RASTER LAYER

Select your Preset Shapes tool >>> Rectangle



Draw a rectangle about 30 pixels wide and almost the length of your image.

With your MAGIC WAND
Mode = Replace
Match Mode = RGB Value
Tolerance = 0
Feather = 0
Antialias = UNchecked
Sample Merged = UNCHECKED
PSP9 USERS: CHECK CONTIGUOUS

Select the area surrounding your shape
SELECTIONS >>> INVERT



EFFECTS >>> PLUGINS >>> VIZROS 4 >>> TWIST
Use these settings
(Page Properties remain unchanged)



DESELECT

You now have a ribbon with gold trim



That's all folks!! *S*

You can open up all your layers and save your ribbons as individual tubes.

Play around with the settings and see what you can create.






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