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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:

- Graphic plus,

- Mura's seamless

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 woman is by Yonid

- The tube of the vase is by Sabine

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

- The mask with the leaves is by HJR

- The tube of the butterflies band is by Katussia

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

The other elements have been found on the net

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Préparation

Duplicate the tubes and the masks. 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- Set your material palette with two colours out of your main tube

My choice : Foreground : colour 84ccec or a light colour of your choice

Background : white

Set your foreground with a linear gradient , angle 45, repeats 0, invert NOT checked

3- Flood fill your transparent layer with your white ( right click )

4- Add a new raster layer and flood fill it with your gradient

5- Effects / plugins / Graphic plus / Spot lite as below :

Lower the opacity of that layer to about 75

6- Activate the bottom layer that you have painted in white

Add a new raster layer

7- Flood fill that layer with a colour matching your tube to make a window pane

I have chosen the colour d0c3a3

8- Layers / new mask layer / from image / choose masquewpe1/ check Source Luminance and INVERT 

Adjust / sharpness / sharpen

Layers / merge group

9- Effects /3d effects / drop shadow / 1, 1, 50, 2, black

10- Add a new raster layer

Flood fill that layer with the colour 3f5a23  or another colour of your choice

11- Layers / new mask layer / from image / choose   masque Hjr-cornus / only check Source Luminance

Adjust / sharpness / sharpen

Layers / merge group

12- Open the tube Yonid11 or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place the tube at the right place

13- Effects /3d effects / drop shadow / 1, 1, 50, 20, black

14- Open the tube Graphsabine_design26, or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

I have resized Sabine's tube at 75%

15- Effects /3d effects / drop shadow / 1, 1, 50, 20, black

16- Open my tubes papillons_holidays_fairymist, copy each one of them as new layers on your tag

Place the butterflies to your liking

You may colorize them to match your tubes and colours !

You may add a drop shadow to the butterflies or even choose other elements of decoration

17- Open the tube texte_holidays_ fairymist, copy it and paste it as a new layer

You may choose to write your own text or colorize my text !

Place the text to your liking

18- Open the tube texte_just_ natural, or another text tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

19- Open the butterflies band Kts_frisesdecoratives4 from Katussia or another element of decoration, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place to your liking

20- Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

21- Make sure everything is in its place

Image / add some new symmetrical borders of 1 pixel in black or with a colour of your choice

22- Image / add some new symmetrical borders of 50 pixels in white or with a colour of your choice

23- Selections / select all

Selections / Modify / contract by 20 pixels

- Selections / Modify / select the borders of your selection as below :

24- Flood fill that selection with a colour which goes with your tube

I have chosen the colour 9bac46

25- Keep the selection

Effects / plugins / Mura's seamless / Emboss at alpha  default

Select none

26- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with the colour you have chosen on point 24

With your magic wand set as below , select your border

27- Repeat the effect Emboss at alpha done on point 25

Select none

28- Save your work as a jpeg file and resize 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 1st of August 2009

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