Step 1

Open up your image and paste onto a new, white background, or paste onto the layout you want to add it to or whatever. I’m using this:

Sticky Tape Paint Shop Pro Tutorial

Step 2

Go to ‘Layers’ > ‘New Raster Layer’, and change the ‘Opacity’ to 40 before clicking ‘Ok’.

Step 3

Click Selection, and draw a small rectangle on one of the corners in your picture:

Sticky Tape Paint Shop Pro Tutorial

Step 4

Now click Flood Fill and fill the selection a light shade of grey, or whatever colour you’d like your tape to be.

Sticky Tape Paint Shop Pro Tutorial

Step 5

Press ‘Ctrl’ and hold down whilst you press ‘D’ to deselect your tape. Then go to ‘Effects’ > ‘Geometric Effects’ > ‘Wave’, and copy these settings before pressing ‘Ok’:

Sticky Tape Paint Shop Pro Tutorial

Step 6

Okay, now your tape should have slightly jagged edges. Right click your image and choose ‘Copy’ (not ‘Copy merged’) to have your tape for the other corners.

Step 7

Click Deformation. Then on your image, click and hold the second tiny square in the middle and drag your tape digaonally across the corner of your photo.

Sticky Tape Paint Shop Pro Tutorial

Step 8

Now use Mover to position the tape on your image, and ‘Paste as new layer’ to add another piece of tape to your image. Here’s my finished result:

Sticky Tape Paint Shop Pro Tutorial