Thank you for putting a link to this tutorial, whenever you display your realization of that tag on a website, on a group or in a mail !

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You'll find some versions of that tag in my gallery HERE

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To realize that tag, you'll need  the plugin :

- Funhouse / Patchwork

and the material zip down below :

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*It is forbidden to suppress watermarks on the material provided , to alter, mist or rename the tubes in order to respect the work of the tubers

- The tube of the couple is by my Spanish friend ALAS

Gracias Alas por el regalo hermoso

- The tube of the vector tree is by Guismo

You'll be able to find her tubes on Dakara' s site here

and you can join in her sharing group here

 - The elements of decoration belong to the kit Good luck from Katussia

 - The tube "Mc_joy.pspimage" is by Meagan's creations

The other elements have been found on the net

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Preparation

Duplicate your tubes and image. Close the originals and minimize the copies for now.

- Place the mask 2020 in the mask folder of your psp files

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Click here to print the tutorial

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You can use my arrow to follow your work

 

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1- Open a transparent image of 800 by 650 pixels

2- Set your colour palette with two colours matching your main tube

My choice : Foreground : colour  e1d892

Background : colour eba6a4

3- Flood fill your transparent layer with your foreground colour

4- Layers / New raster layer

Flood fill this new transparent layer with your background colour ( right click)

5- Layers / Load a mask / from disk / Choose the mask 2020 and set as below :

Layers / Merge group

Layers / Merge down

6- Effects / plugins / Funhouse / Patchwork / 157

7- Effects / side effects / Enhance more

8- Effects / Artistic effects / Halftone as below

9- Activate the psp image "kTs_Good_Luck11modifie.pspimage", copy it and paste it as a new layer on to your tag

The mode of that layer is Luminance legacy

10- Effects / Image effects / Offset as below

11- Activate the tube " calguisarbrevector14410.pspimage" or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer on to your tag

I have resized that tube at 50% : Image / resize as below :

Don't check Resize all the layers !

In order to have that tube matching my colours , I did this :

Adjust / Hue and saturation / Hue map as below

Place the tube as on my tag

I have lowered the opacity of that layer to 85 ( It is up to you !)

12- Activate the tube "grass.pspimage"or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer on to your tag

Place the tube against the bottom side of your tag

I have set the mode of that layer to Multiply ( It is up to you !)

13- Activate the tube "flowers.pspimage"or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer on to your tag

Place the tube against the bottom side of your tag

I have set the mode of that layer to Multiply and lowered its opacity to 75 ( It is up to you !)

14- Activate the tube " nina chen -13.pspimage de Alas", or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer on to your tag

I have resized that tube by 75 % ( same settings as on step 11 ! )

15- Effects / 3d effects / Drop shadow of your choice / 4, 4, 50, 20, black for me

16- Activate the tube "dragonflies.pspimage"or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer on to your tag

Place to your liking

17- Activate the tube "kTs_Good_Luck03modifie.pspimage"or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer on to your tag

I have set the mode of that layer to Multiply   ( It is up to you !)

Place that tube on the top of your tag

18- Activate the tube "Mc_joy.pspimage"or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer on to your tag

I have resized that tube at 20%

Place to your liking and add a drop shadow if you wish

19- Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

20- Make sure everything is in the right place

Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 pixel with your foreground colour

21- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 40 pixels with a colour of your choice ( White for me )

22- Activate your Shape tool / Rectangle and set it as below :

 Line Style : Dots for me ( see what you prefer !)

Set the foreground of your colour palette with a colour assorted to your tag ( 9c374c for me ) and close your background

With your Rectangle shape tool , draw a rectangle in the middle of your final border ( White for me )

Layers / Convert to a raster layer

23- Save your work as a jpeg file and resize it if necessary

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That's it !! You've done it !!

If you 've enjoyed doing my tutorial, it would be nice to write a few words in my guest book ! If you 've had the slightest problem, please, send me a mail here so I can see to the problem

Tutorial translated on the 5th of March 2011

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