Step 1

Open a background image in PSP and click Text, then click your image.

Step 2

Set up the text options like mine. It works best if you use a simple, broad font:

Faded Text Paint Shop Pro Tutorial

Step 3

Go to ‘Layers’ > ‘New Raster Layer’, and click ‘Ok’. Then go to ‘Effects’ > ‘3D Effects’ > ‘Dropshadow’:

Faded Text Paint Shop Pro Tutorial

Step 4

Press ‘Ctrl’ and hold it down while you press ‘2’ once, and then let go of both.

Step 5

Then go to ‘Layers’ > ‘Delete’. Press ‘Ctrl’ and ‘D’ in the same way. Save and you’ve finished.

Faded Text Paint Shop Pro Tutorial

Faded Text Paint Shop Pro Tutorial