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Stationery Lessons

These lessons are designed to teach how to use scripts to make stationery using Outlook Express and Paint Shop Pro. Other graphic programs can be used but there will be no information on using them. A basic knowledge of how to use the computer is required. Please note this is not a class to teach writing scripts.

Lessons will cover such things as Setting up your computer for making and viewing stationery, creating a seamless tile, working with scripts and basic PSP relating to stationery. There are 20 lessons to start, each containing various exercises. Once completed there will be an option for a further 20+ lessons.

To join Seconds Steps you must first complete First Steps.

First Steps - Learning Made Easy


First Steps Lessons:

  • Lesson 01 - Getting Started - Setting up Computer and Outlook Express (OE) for Stationery.
  • Lesson 02 - Saving Stationery
  • Lesson 03 - Simple Script
  • Lesson 04 - Seamless Background Tile
  • Lesson 05 - Style
  • Lesson 06 - Fonts
  • Lesson 07 - Background Strip
  • Lesson 08 - Top Fade
  • Lesson 09 - Scrolls with Autosize Messagebox
  • Lesson 10 - Layered Images
  • Lesson 11 - Tables
  • Lesson 12 - Chroma Filter
  • Lesson 13 - Marquees
  • Lesson 14 - Gif Images
  • Lesson 15 - Meta Creations
  • Lesson 16 - Scrolls
  • Lesson 17 - Snagging
  • Lesson 18 - Fun Script
  • Lesson 19 - Circles & Floaties
  • Lesson 20 - Grad Script


  • Second Steps - Learning Made Easy


    Second Steps Lessons:

  • Lesson 21 - Gradients & Dropshadow
  • Lesson 22 - Glitz & Positioning
  • Lesson 23 - Corner
  • Lesson 24 - Slideshows
  • Lesson 25 - Inserting a Link
  • Lesson 26 - Cutouts
  • Lesson 27 - Grow 'n' Shrink
  • Lesson 28 - Streaming Music & Fonts
  • Lesson 29 - Puzzle
  • Lesson 30 - Colour Change
  • Lesson 31 - Ripples
  • Lesson 32 - Topper & Textures
  • Lesson 33 - Glitter
  • Lesson 34 - Thunder & Lightening
  • Lesson 35 - Popups Part 1
  • Lesson 36 - Popups Part 2
  • Lesson 37 - Image Mapping
  • Lesson 38 - Lake Applet
  • Lesson 39 - Creating a Gif in PSP
  • Lesson 40 - Playing with Masks


  • Second Steps Grads Lessons:

  • Lesson 41 - Creating a Mask
  • Lesson 42 - Transitions
  • Lesson 43 - Inset Message Script
  • Lesson 44 - Moving Images
  • Lesson 45 - Cursor Slideshow
  • Lesson 46 - Advanced Borders & Style
  • Lesson 47 - Matrix
  • Lesson 48 - Shadows & Corners
  • Lesson 49 - Light


  • Further lessons will be added over a period of time and the above are subject to change.
    If you would like to join First Steps in Stationery please click on the link below.
    New members are welcome and no experience is required.


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