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

- APlines / silverlining

- Graphic plus / cross shadow

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 people are by Mtfp

The tube of the oriental door and the mask Nikita are by Rêveries

- The mask " jillmask53.jpg" is by Kordula

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Preparation

Duplicate your tubes and 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 transparent image of 800 by 650 pixels

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

My choice : Foreground : colour 281a0c

Background : colour 694520

3- Flood fill your transparent layer with your background colour 

4-Add a new raster layer

Flood fill your new transparent layer with your foreground colour

5- Layers / new mask layer / from image / choose the mask "jillmask53.jpg" / Check Source Luminance 

Adjust / sharpness / sharpen more

Layers / Merge group

6- Set your colour palette as below, with a light colour in your background : d9d1bd for me

7-Add a new raster layer

Flood fill that new layer with your light background colour 

8- Layers / new mask layer / from image / choose the mask "1250181140_nikita_masques.jpg" / Check Source Luminance 

Adjust / sharpness / sharpen more

Layers / Merge group

9- Image / Flip

I have set the mode of that layer to Dodge ( It is up to you to decide what makes your mask come out better )

10- Activate the tube " nikita_divers_1206812597.pspimage" or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer onto your tag

My tube is at the right place !

11- Activate the tube "mtfp_362_©Michael_Parkes.pspimage" ( layer "mtfp_tube1" ) , copy and paste it as a new layer

You may use a tube of your choice !

I have resized that tube at 75%

Place the tube to your liking

12- Effects /Alien Skin Eye candy 5 / Impact / perspective shadow as below

13- Activate the layer 3 of the tube "mtfp_362_©Michael_Parkes.pspimage" , copy and paste that part of the tube as a new layer onto your tag

You may use a tube of your choice !

Place the tube to your liking

Make sure you don't place the main tube on the grid which you can see on the top left hand side of your tag

14- Effects / alien skin Eye candy 5 / Impact / perspective shadow as previously

15- Activate layer 2 of the tube "mtfp_362_©Michael_Parkes.pspimage" , copy and paste that part of the tube as a new layer onto your tag

Place that tube in the man's hand

16- Layers / duplicate 5 times

Place the balls as shown below

Rename your ball layers : boule1 for the ball which is in the man's hand , boule2 for the ball which is above the first one on the left hand side and so on until boule6

17- Make sure you are on the top layer in your layer palette !

Add a new raster layer

Activate your text tool, set as below, and write down the letter d with the font Gembats2 and you light background colour ( close your foreground)

Place that square in the top left hand side corner of your tag 

18- Layers / duplicate 4 times

Place your three other squares beneath the first one as shown below

19- Layers / merge down , 4 times so the 4 squares are on the same layer

20- Set the mode of that merged layer to Dodge

Rename that layer carre1

21- Layers / duplicate

Rename that layer carre2

Image / mirror

Image / flip

With your move tool , place your carre2 above the bottom right hand side grid of your tag

22- Layers / duplicate

Rename that layer carre2b

23- Activate layer carre1

Layers / duplicate

Rename that layer carre1b

24-Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

25-Add a new raster layer

Image / canvas size as below

26- Layers / send to bottom

27- Set your material palette with a bright colour matching your tag

I have chosen the colour e6bd6d

28- Flood fill your new transparent layer with that background colour ( right click )

29- Effects / plugins / APlines / silverlining as below :

30-Effects / plugins / Graphic plus / cross shadow  default

31- Add a new raster layer

Flood fill that new layer with your dark foreground colour 

32- Selections / select all

Selections / modify / contract by 3 or 4 pixels

Hit the delete key to suppress the inside of your selection  

Select none

33- We're now going to do the animation

If you don't feel like doing it , you may suppress layers carre1b and carre2b

Then merge all and save your work as a jpeg file 

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ANIMATION

1- In your Psp

In your layer palette , close ( by clicking on the eye ) layers boule2, boule3, boule4, boule5, boule6
as well as layers carre1b et carre2b

Activate your bottom layer

Edit / copy special / copy merged

2- In your Animation shop

Edit / paste as new animation

3- Go back to your Psp

In your layer palette , open layers carre1b and carre2b

Close layer boule1

Activate layer boule2 and open it ( open the eye)

Edit / copy special / copy merged

4-In your Animation shop

Edit / paste after current frame

5-Go back to your Psp

In your layer palette , close layers carre1b and carre2b

Close layer boule2

Activate layer boule3 and open it

Edit / copy special / copy merged

6-In your Animation shop

Edit / paste after current frame

7-Go back to your Psp

In your layer palette , open layers carre1b and carre2b

Close layer boule3

Activate layer boule4 and open it

Edit / copy special / copy merged

8-In your Animation shop

Edit / paste after current frame

9-Go back to your Psp

In your layer palette , close layers carre1b and carre2b

Close layer boule4

Activate layer boule5 and open it

Edit / copy special / copy merged

10- In your Animation shop

Edit / paste after current frame

11-Go back to your Psp

In your layer palette , open layers carre1b and carre2b

Close layer boule5

Activate layer boule6 and open it

Edit / copy special / copy merged

12- In your Animation shop

Edit / paste after current frame

- Edit / Select all

- Animation / Frame properties / 30

- Check your animation, by clicking here

Stop the animation by clicking at the same place

13- You may change the speed of your animation that way :

Animation / Frame properties / the bigger the figures are the slower the animation will be!!!

18- If you like the result, all you have to do is save your work as a gif file , in your animation shop !

You may resize your file in your Animation shop :

Animation / Resize animation / choose the right size in pixels

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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 5th of december 2010

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