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 :

- Alien skin Eye Candy 5 / Impact

- AP01 (Innovations) / Line silverlining

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 tubes I have used are from Kikirou

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

-The picture is by  John Foxx

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Preparation

Duplicate your tubes. Close the originals and minimize the copies for now. Put the selection in your selections file

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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- Select all

Open the picture Sah1801 by John Foxx or a picture of your choice according to the theme you have chosen, copy it and paste it into the selection

Select none

3- Open the tube Kikirou372_paysage_palmiers_touaregs or a scenery tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

I have resized my tube at 60% ( Resize all the layers NOT checked ! )

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

Drop shadow / 1, 1, 40, 1, black ( don't do it if your tube is misted )

4- Open the tube Kikirou 368_ touareg or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

I have resized that tube at 70% ( Resize all the layers NOT checked ! )

Place that tube at the bottom on the right hand side of the tag

Drop shadow / 1, 1, 40, 1, black ( don't do it if your tube is misted )

5- Open the tube Kikirou117-silhouette_srilanka or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

I have resized that tube at 50%

Place the tube at the right place

I have set the mode of that layer to Multiply and lowered the opacity at 52 (it all depends on your tube)

You may create your own shadow theater with a tube of your choice as follows :

Adjust / Brightness and contrast / - 255, 100 !!!!

6-Add a new raster layer

Selections / load selection / from disk / choose the selection mirage_fairymist / check Source Luminance and replace the selection

7- Flood fill that selection in white or with a light colour of your choice

Select none

Set the mode of that layer to Dodge and lower the opacity to about 13.

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

  Place it as shown on my tag

If you prefer to write your own text, I have enclosed the font used in my zip !

9- Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

10- Make sure everything is at the right place

Layers / Merge all

Copy your tag ( we're going to use that copy later on )

Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels in white or a colour of your choice

11- Layers / Promote background layer ( your background layer will be converted to a raster layer )

24- Image / resize at 90% / resize all the layers NOT checked !

25- Effects / Alien skin Eye candy 5/ Impact / Perspective shadow / drop shadow blurry

as below :

14- Add a new raster layer

Layers / arrange / move down

Select all

15- Paste into the selection ( the copy of your tag done on point 10 )

Select none

16- Adjust / gaussien blur / 15

17- Effects / plugins / AP01 Innovations / Lines silverllining as below :

18- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels in white or a colour of your choice

19- 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 15th of august 2009

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

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