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 need the plugin AP 01,

and the material zip here

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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 woman is by Nicole

- The tube of the scenery is by MDS

- The tube of the flowers is by Mou

You can join in her sharing group here

The other elements have been found on the net

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Preparation

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

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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 new transparent image of 800 by 650 pixels

2- Flood fill your image with a colour out of your main tube

I have chosen the colour b13431

3- Effects / plugins / AP01 Innovations / Line silverlining as below :

4- Set your material palette with white in your foreground and a light colour in your background

I have chosen the colour bbbabe

In your foreground, prepare a linear gradient , angle 45, repeats 0, Invert NOT checked

5- Add a new raster layer and flood fill it with that gradient

6- Layers / new mask layer / from image / choose Hairface5dworisch / check Source Luminance and Invert 

Merge group

7- Effects /3d effects / drop shadow / 4, 4, 50, 5, white

8- Open the tube Line_brushes_19, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Leave it where it is

9- Image / resize at 50 %

10- Effects /image effects / offset as follows :

11- Selections / select all

Selections / Float

12- Add a new raster layer

Flood fill that selection with another colour of your main tube

I have chosen that colour : 8fcf31

Select none

13- Suppress the layer which in underneath, that is the layer where the tube Line_brushes_19  (in black) is

14- Activate the top layer

Effects /3d effects / drop shadow / 1, 1, 60, 2, black

15- Layers / Duplicate

Layers / merge down

16- Open the tube mds10083-cityscape or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer ( the tube must have 800 pixels length at least )

17- Place that tube as shown on my tag

I have changed the colour of my tube so that its colour goes with my main tube :

Adjust / Hue and saturation / Hue map as below :

18- Open the tube Mou-fairy_of flowers, or a tube of your choice which goes with your colours, copy the selection ( the flowers ) and paste it as a new layer

Place that tube in the bottom of your tag

19- Layers / duplicate

Image / mirror

Place your duplicated layer on the right of the first one so you have flowers all along the bottom of your tag 

Layers / merge down

20- Effects /3d effects / drop shadow / 4, 50, 50, 5, black

21- Open the tube F19 or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

I have resized that tube at 75%  and I have placed it in the bottom right hand corner of my tag

22- Effects /3d effects / drop shadow / 4, 50, 50, 5, black

23- Open the tube fleurs 2cy0203 or a tube of your choice ( flowers, hearts, text etc ), copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place that tube as shown on my tag

24- Effects /3d effects / drop shadow / 4, 50, 50, 5, black

25- Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

26- Make sure everything is in its place

Image / add a symmetrical border of 1 pixel in black

Image / add some symmetrical borders of 50 pixels in white

Image / add a symmetrical border of 1 pixel in black

26- Selections / select all

Selections / modify / contract by 52 pixels

27- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / 4, 4, 50 , 20 ,black and the same thing with - 4 vertical and horizontal

Selections / Select none

28- Image / resize your tag at 800 pixels width ( Resize all the layers checked )

29- Open the tube deco1_avecgrace_fairymist, copy it and paste it as a new layer at the top of your tag, in the white border

30- Layers / duplicate

Drag and drop that layer at the bottom of your tag, in the white border 

31- Open the tube deco2_avecgrace_fairymist, copy it and paste it as a new layer on the left hand side of your tag, in the white border

32- Layers / duplicate

Drag and drop that layer on the right hand side of your tag, in the white border

33- Layers / merge all

34- Save your work as a jpeg file and resize your tag 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 22nd of august 2009

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