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 make that tag, you'll need the filters :

- Mock / Windo.

- Toadies / What are you.

- AAA frames / Fotoframe

- Alien skin Eye candy 5 / Nature / Snowdrift

- Mura's Meister / Copies.

- Mura's seamless / Emboss at alpha.

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 of the child and of the scenery are by Guismo.

You may join her sharing group here.

- The other elements that I haven't created, have been found on the net.

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Preparation

To be on the safe side, duplicate your tubes and image in your Psp :
- Window / Duplicate
- Close the originals and work with the copies !

- Place the sélections in the selection folder of your Psp files.

- Double click on the Alien skin preset, it will install itself in the right folder.

- Open the font outside your Psp if you have Windows Xp or place it in the Font folder of Windows if you have Win7.

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Click here to print the tutorial

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You can use my arrow to follow your work
Click on it and drag it all along the tutorial !

 

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Tutorial made with PSP XIII

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1 - Open a new transparent image of 850 by 700 pixels.

2 - Set your Material palette with two colours out of one of your main tubes (the scenery for me)

My choice : Foreground : Light colour e5b96a

Background : dark colour 524e65

- Set your foreground with a linear gradient as below :

3 - Flood fill your transparent image with your foreground gradient.

4- Open the tube "calguismistedAfrican06082012" or a large tube of a scenery of your choice,in your Psp and copy it.

5- Paste it as a new layer on to your tag.

6- I have moved my tube that way :

- Effects / Image effects / offset as below :

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7- Layers / Merge all (Flatten !).

8- Adjust / Blur / Gaussian blur at 20.

9- Effects / Plugins / Mock / Windo default :

10- Paste the tube of the scenery that is still in memory, as a new layer on to your tag.

11- I have moved my tube that way ::

- Effects / Image effects / Offset as on point 6.

12- Selections / Load a selection / from disk / choose "Fairymist_Amadou_1"/ set as below :

- Hit the delete key of your keyboard.

- Selections / Deselect all.

13- In your layers palette, activate the layer at the bottom of the pile :

14- Selections / Load a selection / from disk / choose "Fairymist_Amadou_2"/ set as previously.

15- Selections / Modify / Select selection borders and set as below :

16- Selections / Promote selection to layer. Deselect all.

17- Effects / Geometric effects / Skew as below :

18- Layers / Duplicate.

19- Image / Mirror.

20- Layers / Merge down.

21- Effects / Plugins / Toadies / What are you / 20, 20.

22- Image / Resize at 105% (Resize all the layers NOT checked).

23- Effects / Edge effects / Enhance.

- You may duplicate that layer if you wish to emphasize the effect or you may change mode on that layer

- I have chosen to duplicate that layer and merge down.

24- Selections / Load a seection / from disk / choose "Fairymist_Amadou_2"/ set as previously.

- Hit the delete key of your keyboard.

- Selections / Deselect all.

25- Layers / Merge all.

26- Effects / Plugins / AAA frames / Fotoframe, default as below :

27- Image / Add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with a colour of your choice (black for me).

28- Image / Add some symmetrical borders of 48 pixels with your foreground light colour.

29- With your magic wand, set as below, click on the border of 48 pixels.

30- Open the image "Fairymist_Amadou_motif" and copy it.

31- ADD A NEW RASTER LAYER.

32- Paste that "motif" into the selection, on to your new layer. Deselect all.

- You may change the mode of that layer on to Luminance Legacy or any other mode of your choice, so that the border matches your colours.

33- Effects / Plugins / Alien skin Eye candy 5 / Nature / Snowdrift / Choose my preset

34- In your Material palette, keep your dark colour in background and shut your foreground.

35- Activate your text tool, choose the font Freetiles and set as below :

- Write down on your tag the letter n, in small letters, size 60,

(You may choose another letter!).

- Apply your choice and promote your vectorial layer into a raster one.

- I have set the mode of that layer on to Multipliy.

36- With your move tool, place your fancy letter, in the top left hand side part of your tag, as shown below !

37- Effects / Plugins / Mura's Meister / Copies as below :

38- Layers / Duplicate.

- Image / Mirror.

39- Activate your text tool, once more.

- Write down the letter y, in small letters, size 60, on your tag (You may choose another letter!).

- Apply your choice and promote your vectorial layer into a raster one.

- I have set the mode of that layer on to Multipliy.

40- With your move tool, place your fancy letter, in the top left hand side part of your tag, as shown below !

41- Effects / Plugins / Mura's Meister / Copies as below :

42- With your eraser tool, set as below, erase the parts that are shown down below.

43- Layers / Duplicate.

- Image / Flip.

44- Layers / Merge all.

45- Open the tube "calguisEnfantAfri24042014" or a tube of your choice, in your Psp and copy it.

46- Paste that tube as a new layer on to your tag.

47- I have resized that tube at 90%, twice (!) (Resize all the layers NOT checked).

48- Place the tube like me or to your liking.

49- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow of your choice / 1, 20, 60, 10 for me.

50- Open the tube "deco_giraffe"or a tube of your choice, in your Psp and copy it.

51- Paste that tube as a new layer on to your tag.

Place the tube like me or to your liking.

- My tube has already got the same shadow as the child's .

52- Layers / Duplicate.

- Image / Mirror.

53- Activate, once more, your text tool and choose the font LoisAnn, size 70 (or another font of your choice).

- Write down Amadou, on your tag with your background dark colour (foreground closed).

- Apply your choice and promote your vectorial layer into a raster one.

54- Effects / Plugins / Mura' s seamless / Emboss at alpha.

55- I have added a little butterfly tube above the name.

56- Apply your signature

- Make sure everything is at the right place

57- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 or 2 pixels with a colour of your choice:
Black for me.i

 - Enregistrer votre travail en jpeg.

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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 9th of July 2014

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