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When I first began looking at Paintshop pro sites

I was always fascinated by the pearl tubes.

I collected quite a few. Then whilst I was playing with


I discovered this preset and have done a

a mini tutorial on how to use it.


Paintshop Pro trial version



trial version


My Superbladepro preset


Unzip this into your Bladepro enviroments

and textures folder.



Step 1. Open a new image 200x200

transparent 16 mill colours.

Set your foreground colour to:-


Using your selection tool draw

an ellipse and flood fill with

your foreground colour.

Click on Images-Plugin Filters-Flaming Pear


and open Pearl1. preset.

This is what you should have now.

Keep your pearl selected and

click on Colours-Colourize.

Use these settings for a natural


Or you can colourize in any other

shade you would like.

Your pearl is now ready to tube

or use as you wish.

The beauty of this method is that you can

have any shape.

I hope you have enjoyed this tutorial.

The gold used on this page is

'Dee's Gold glass'

from her wonderful collection of

Bladepro presets thank you Dee.

If there is anything you do not understand

please email me.

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