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,

- Mura's meister,

- Graphic plus

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 children are by Kikirou

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

- The tube of the lights is by Patry Mists

The other elements have been found on the net

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Preparation

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

Export your brush in your Psp as a custom brush

Place your selection in your selection folder

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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 tile "Paper101" or a tile of your choice, copy it and paste it into your selection

Select none

3- Add a new raster layer and flood fill it in white

3- Layers / new mask layer / from image / choose " masquefenêtre" / only check Source Luminance 

Merge group

4- Layers / duplicate

Layers / merge down

5- Effects / 3d effects/ drop shadow / 1, 1, 100, 2, black

6- Activate your bottom layer ( your background )

Open the tube PatryMists_fireworks or a fireworks tube of your choice , copy it and paste it as a new layer

I have resized that tube at 120 %

Place the tube in the right hand side of your tag

7- Open the tube "sapin" or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place the tube on the left hand side of your tag

8- Activate your top layer

Add a new raster layer

Selections / load a selection / from disk / choose the selection_resolution_fairymist / Check Source Luminance and replace the selection

9- Flood fill your selection with a dark colour ( 202020 for me )

Keep the selection until step 12 included !!

10- Effects / texture effects / blinds / as below :

11- Effects / texture effects / Mosaïc antique as below :

12- Effects / plugins / Mura's meister / perspective tiling as below :

with the white colour !

Select none

13- Open the tube Kikirou956_Misstigri_dispute or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place the tube at the right place

14- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / 4, 4, 40 , 20, black

15- Effects / plugins / Alien skin Eye candy 5 / Impact / Perspective shadow / Short perspective shadow, in back with the colour : 2b2929

16- Open the tube "guirlande" or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place the tube at the top of your tag

17- Layers / duplicate

18- Activate your "guirlande" which is underneath ( not the copy)

Adjust / blur / gaussian blur / at 20

19- Effects /distortion effects / Wind / 100 on the left

Effects /distortion effects / Wind / 100 on the right

20- Set the mode of that layer to Dodge

You can lower the opacity of that layer to your liking ( 95 for me )

21- Open the tube text Newyear'sResolution or a text tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place at the right place

This is what I did to make my text white :

Selections / select all

Selections / Float

Selections /  defloat

22- Add a new raster layer and flood fill the selection in white

Select none

Delete the layer with your text in black

23- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow of your choice / ( 1, 1, 70, 2, black for me )

24- Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

25- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 pixel in black

Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 pixel in white

26- Layers / Promote Background layer

27- Image / resize at 90 °% ( Resize all the layers NOT checked )

28 - Effects / Alien skin Eye candy 5/ Impact / Perspective shadow / drop shadow blurry as below :

29- Add a new raster layer

Layers / arrange / move down

30- Flood fill that layer with a colour of your choice ( 3c92a1  for me )

31- Effects / plugins / Graphic plus / cross shadow / 50 x 6, 90, 128

32- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 pixel in black

Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 pixel in white

33- Save your work as a jpeg file and resize the 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 2nd of January 2010

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