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OBJECTIVE: Making a Country Cow using Vectors.
Tools Needed:
Paint Shop Pro 7

Step 1
Open a new image, 400 X 400, 16 million colors, with transparent background.
Click on your Preset tool then, go to the tool option, and check Vector, and Antialias, set it to elipse
Set your foreground (stroke) and background (fill) to white #FFFFFF. Draw your oval shape.

Click on the Object Selector

Place it on the head and click.
Select Node Edit in the drop down box.

You will need to add two nodes, one on each side of the bottom node. To do this, put your curser where you want the node to be, push ctrl on your computer and left click your mouse, this will add the node.
Shape your head.

Right click the middle of the head when you are done, choose Quit Node Editing.

Go to Layers/Convert to Raster Layer

Go to your layer pallette, if you want and click on the layer, right click and choose rename, name it head.

Go to Selections/Select All, Selections/Float. Then, Effects/3D Effects/Cutout
Use these settings: Vertical- 3, Horizontal- 0, Opacity- 100, Blur- 33.8, Use #C0C0C0 for the shadow color. Click ok.

Now would be a good time to save.
*SAVE*
Go ahead and save in .psp. Saving in psp format will save all of the layers.

Step 2
Change your foreground (stroke) and background (fill) to a flesh color, I chose #E3C9BB.

*NOTE* An easy way to set both stroke and fill to be the same is after you have changed your stroke color put your curser over the fill color, right click on it and a palette of the most recent colors will pop up. Select the color that is the same.

(To switch back and forth between pallettes, you can left click on the arrows.
This will switch the colors back and forth.)

Click on the PreSet Shapes tool again . It should still be set at elipse. Draw horizontal across the bottom of the head.

Click on the Object Selector

Place it on the area that you just drew and click.
Select Node Edit in the drop down box.

You will need to add two nodes, one on each side of the top node. To do this, put your curser where you want the node to be, push ctrl on your computer and left click your mouse, this will add the node.

Move the nodes to shape the nose area. When you are happy with the shape, right click, and choose Quit Node Edit. Then, go to Layers/Convert to Raster.
Go to your layer pallette, if you want and click on the layer, right click and choose rename, name it nose.

Now would be a good time to save.
*SAVE*
Go ahead and save in .psp. Saving in psp format will save all of the layers.

Step 3
Go to Selections/Select All, then, Selections/Float.
Now go to Effects/3D Effects/Cutout
Set your settings to:
Vertical- 1, Horizontal-1, Opacity- 43, Blur- 28.8, black shadow color.

Now, go to Effects/Blur/Gaussian Blur, set it to: 3.00
Selections/Select None.

You should still have #E3C9BB as your foreground and background color, so,
Go to the PreSet Shapes tool again . It should still be set at elipse. Draw a small elipse on the nose area. Move your mouse around on it until the circled arrows show, then, turn your small elipse slightly.
Go to Layers/Convert to Raster then, Selections/Select All, Selections/Float.
Effects/3D Effects/Cutout, use the settings that are already there.

Go to your layer pallette, if you want and click on the layer, right click and choose rename, name it nostril.
Edit/Copy, Edit Paste as New Layer. Then, Image/Mirror. Move the second nostril into place.
Go to Layers/Add a New Raster Layer.
Name it mouth. Click on the draw tool . Click on the tool options box and set your type to freehand, and the width to 2.
Draw a mouth.

*SAVE*
Go ahead and save in .psp. Saving in psp format will save all of the layers.

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