Step 1

Open up a new image (or if you like, a background you’ve already made and want to add this effect to).

Step 2

Go to ‘Effects’ > ‘Artistic Effects’ > ‘Balls and Bubbles’.

Step 3

Now on the tabs which say ‘Shape’, ‘Surface’ and ‘Illumination’, change your settings to match mine (or play about with the numbers until you get an effect you like):

Bubbles Paint Shop Pro Tutorial

Bubbles Paint Shop Pro Tutorial

Bubbles Paint Shop Pro Tutorial

Step 4

Click ‘Ok’ and press ‘Ctrl’ and ‘Y’ to repeat, then save! If you don’t like the colour, try my colourising tutorial.

Bubbles Paint Shop Pro Tutorial