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 plugins :

- Penta Com,

- Alien skin Eye candy 5 / Impact

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 JHanna

You can join in her sharing group here

- The tube of the flower is by Nimue La fée

You can join in her sharing group here

- The tube of the scenery is by Guismo

You'll find some of her tubes on Dakara's site here

You'll be able to get her tubes by joining in her sharing group here

 - The brushes are by Coby 17

The other elements have been found on the net

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Preparation

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

 Place the selection in your selections folder.

Export your brushes in your Psp as custom brushes

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Click here to print the tutorial

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You can use my arrow to follow your work

 

1- Open a transparent image of 800 by 650 pixels and select all

2- Open the background 130 from JHanna, copy it and paste it into the selection

** You may use a background of your choice as long as it goes with your main tube

Select none

3-Open the tube 353NLF100308 from Nimue la Fée, copy it and paste it as a new layer

You may use another tube (it's up to you to see if the final effect suits you )

Place the tube on the top right hand side of your tag

4- Effects /distortion effects / wind / 100 left

  Set the mode of that layer to Dodge

5- Layers / duplicate

Image / flip

6- Add a new raster layer

Selections /load from disk / choose selectbutterflyfairymist / check Source Luminance  and Replace the selection

7- Set your foreground with a sunburst gradient set as below with the following colours 

Foreground : b27062

Background : e2d1c8

8- Flood fill your selection with that gradient

Select none !

9- Set the mode of that layer to Dodge and lower its opacity to about 60

10- Layers / duplicate

Lower the opacity of that second layer to about 33

According to the chosen background , you'll have to play around with the modes and opacity of your layers

11- Open the tube calguismachirery1729 or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

 Place it on the top right hand side of your tag

12- Set the mode of that layer to Luminance Legacy and lower its opacity to about 50

13- Add a new raster layer

Apply the brush Harmonie or a brush of your choice with your light background colour (right click ) with the following settings

14- Set the mode of that layer to Dodge and lower its opacity a little (92 for me )

15- Add a new raster layer

Apply the brush Spring Brushes 5 by Coby, with your brush tool set as above but size at 320, with your light background colour

Image / mirror

16- Place the tube in the top left hand side of your tag

Set the mode of that layer to Dissolve and lower its opacity to 45

17- Layers / duplicate

Image / mirror

Image / flip

Place the tube in the bottom right hand side corner of your tag

18- Open the tube Ms sweet branch or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Adjust / hue and saturation / colorize / 1, 106 (to get a colour similar to your background )

Image / resize at 25 %

Place the tube in the bottom right hand side of your tag

Set the mode of that layer to Dodge

19- Layers / duplicate

Image / free rotation / 25°/ left

Place as on my tag

Lower the opacity of that layer to about 80

20- Add a new raster layer

Apply the brush Spring Brushes 9 by coby with your background colour

Place as shown on my tag

Set the mode of that layer to Hard Light and lower its opacity a little (82 for me )

21- Open the tube JHanna 130 or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place it in the bottom left hand side corner of your tag

22- Effects /3d effects / drop shadow / 4, 4, 50, 20, white and check Shadow on a new layer 

23- Adjust /blur / gaussian blur at 10

24 - Go back on the layer where your lady is

Effects /3d effects / drop shadow / - 4, - 4, 50, 20, white and check Shadow on a new layer 

25- Adjust /blur / gaussian blur at 10

26-Open the tube Larissap42 or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Image / resize at 60 %

Place the tube on the left hand side of the lady

Lower the opacity of that layer to 72

27- Make sure everything is in the right place

Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with a light colour

  ( here : e4e0dc )

Put your tag aside for the moment

28- Open a new transparent image of 900 by 750 pixels and select all

29- Open the picture "fond du cadre", copy it and paste it into the selection

Select none

30- Adjust / Blur / gaussian Blur at 30

31- Effects / Plugins / Penta Com / dot and cross / 72, 10, 2

32- Add a new raster layer

Prepare the same sunburst gradient as on step 7 but with the following colours :

Foreground : bab2ad

Background : fdfcfc

Flood fill your transparent layer with that gradient

33- Layers / new mask layer / from image / choose Dakara C mask 17 / check Source Luminance and Invert the data

Merge group

34- Activate the tag you 've put aside, copy it and paste it as a new layer on your new background

35- Effects / plugins / Alien skin Eye candy 5 / impact / perspective shadow / drop shadow blurry

36- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with a light colour

  ( here : e4e0dc )

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

Place it to your liking

38- Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

Merge all . 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 4th of January 2010

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

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