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

- Muraseamless / 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 tube  " Jen_Vrouw 389_08-01-2011.pspimage" is byJenny

You can join in her sharing group here

- The tube of the tree is by Guismo

You'll be able to find her tubes on Dakara' s site here

and you can join in her sharing group here

 - The floral decoration element is by Katussia

- The mask " maskejillblue8.jpg" is by Kordula

The other elements have been found on the net

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Preparation

Duplicate your tubes, mask and image. 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 transparent image of 800 by 650 pixels

2- Set your colour palette with two colours matching your main tube

My choice : Foreground :   Light colour d9e9f0

Background : Dark colour 23323b

3- Flood fill your transparent layer with your light foreground colour

4- Add a new raster layer and flood fill it with your dark background colour ( right click of your mouse)

5- Layers / New mask layer / from image as below  :

Adjust / Sharpness / sharpen more

Layers / Merge group

I have set the mode of that layer on to Multiply ( It is up to you to see which mode suits you better )

6- Add a new raster layer and select all

7- Activate the image "Lights_angelique_fairymist.pspimage", copy it and paste it into the selection of your tag

Selections / no selection

I have lowered the opacity of that layer to 60 ( see what your prefer!)

You may colorize that layer or set the mode to Luminance legacy or any other mode so that it matches you colours

8- Activate the tube "calguisvectorhiver4119.pspimage" or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

9- Activate the layer "Flowers.pspimage" or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer (I have colorised that tube : 144 / 65 and applied the plugin Muraseamless / Emboss at alpha )

If you use my tube, colorize it to your liking

10- Effects / plugins / Alien skin Eye candy 5 / Impact / Perspective shadow as below

11- Activate the tube " rideau.pspimage"or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place it against the left hand side border of your tag

12- Layers / Duplicate

Image / Mirror

Place on the right hand side of your to your liking

13- Activate the tube "dentelle.pspimage"or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place it against the top border of your tag

14- Activate the tube "Jen_Vrouw 389_08-01-2011.pspimage"or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

I have resized that tube at 70 % and then 95 %

Place that tube at the right place

15- Same drop shadow as on step 10

16- Activate the tube "Bird.pspimage" or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer ( I have done the same drop shadow as on step 10)

Place that tube at the right place

17- Make sure everything is in its place

Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 pixel with your dark colour

18- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 50 pixels with your light colour

19- With your magic wand set as below, select that light border

20- Effects /3d effects / Inner bevel as below :

You may prefer another sort of border, it is up to you !

Deselect !

21- Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

22- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 pixel with your dark colour

23-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 19th of February 2011

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