Digital Card Making with PSP

I love making my own greetings cards and thought that the card challenges would be a lot of fun. I have a lot of paper and pens...and the other things one would need to make great cards. I found myself trying to keep up with what is new on the market... then I realize all the stuff, the papers, glue, and stamps were getting very costly and I was running out of space to store it all.

That is when I decided to make elements for my cards in Paint Shop Pro aka PSP. PSP is a software that I have been teaching myself since version 3. Now using version 13 I have learned that the program can also create images and paint them as well. Light bulb went off...why not use it to make my cards and not just some elements for the cards. And so digital card making began for me...and boy has it saved me money.

This blog now consist of my creations that I have made using nothing but PSP. I found the challenge for me is to teach myself how to meet the different card challenges within PSP.

Well that is how all this digital stuff began...Just thought I share.


Tuesday, November 17, 2009

A Spoon Full of Sugar - Baby's First Christmas

It took me awhile to get this one just right. For the ASFOS challenge this week we were to do something for Baby's First Christmas.

I started out with a coloring book page of Rudolph the red nose reindeer and I colored it in using PSP of course. I was going to use the image to make the card but it just was not enough. My creative thoughts began to go a mile a minute, boy I was thinking...I wanted to do something outside the box with this card. Then I thought about the theme and it hit me. I saw the card in my head now I just needed to figure out how to get it on paper...well digital

I took the painted image of Rudolph and overlayed it on an image of a silver ornament that I had done for another project, it started out as a coloring book page as well. All this was done in PSP. It worked..I just added the snowflakes to complete the card. Yelp that is what I card is done!

In case you can't read what it says on the reads Baby's First Christmas 2009

1 comment:

  1. This is stunning and I love what you have done here with this image. Thanks for joining us at A Spoon Full of Sugar.
    Karen x


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