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 !


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


To realize that tag, you'll need the plugins:

- Unlimited 2.0,

- Kang 1,

- Alien skin skin Eye candy 5 Impact,

- Kiwi Oesfilter (look at line 31 of the tutorial !!)

and the material zip down below :


*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 woman is by JHanna

You can join in her sharing group here

The other elements have been found on the net



Duplicate your tubes, close the originals and minimize the copies for now.

Export your brushes in psp as custom brushes

Now, we're ready to start !


Click here to print the tutorial


You can use my arrow to follow your work



1- Open a new transparent image of 800 by 650 pixels

2- In your palette layer, prepare a linear gradient, angle 0, repeats 9, Invert not checked, with two colours out of your main tube; I have used these colours :

Foreground : dark colour 964437

Background : light colour f2f2ed

3-Flood fill your image with that gradient

4- Adjust / Blur / gaussian blur at 20

5- Effects / distortion effects / twirl at 100.

6- Effects / plugins / IC net software / Filters unlimited 2.0 / Distortion filters /Smelter 1 / 135

7- Add a new raster layer and flood fill it with your light colour

8- Effects / plugins / Kang 1 / Penzilla / 245, 176

9- With your magic wand set as below, click on the light part of that layer

10- Effects / plugins / IC net software / Filters unlimited 2.0 / Render / clouds ( fore background colors ) / 65, 128

Select none

11- Effects /distortion effects / twirl at 100. Do that twice !

12- Set the mode of that layer to Exclusion

13- Effects / edge effects / enhance

14 -Set your  foreground with a colour slightly darker than the one you've chosen on line 2

I've put the colour aaa1a0

Prepare the same gradient as used on line 2 but with that new colour in your foreground

15- Add a new raster layer

Activate your brush tool and choose the brush Floral 4a 001, set your tool as below and apply the brush in the bottom left hand corner of your tag ( size at 400 !)

Place that brush right in that corner

16- Effects / 3d effetcs / drop shadow / 0, 0, 30, 20, black

17- Lower the opacity of that layer between 90 and 80

18- Effects / edge effects / enhance

19- Open the tube tachesfairymist, copy it and paste it as a new layer. You can colorize it if necessary

You can rub some of the stains off ,if you like

You can choose to make your own stains with the brush enclosed, if you prefer !

You can play with the opacity and the modes of those stains if you feel like it ! Have fun !

20- Open the tube by JHanna. Merge all the visible layers and resize the whole tube at 80 %

Adjust /  sharpness / sharpen

Copy this tube now and paste it as a new layer

Place it as shown on my tag or to your liking

21 - Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / 0, 0, 30, 20, black

22- Merge all and copy your tag

23- Image / add symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with your light colour

24-Image / add symmetrical borders of 50 pixels with a contrasting colour

25-With your magic wand, select that border and paste into the selection ( the copy or your tag that you've done on line 22 )

26- Selection / Promote selection to layer

27- Adjust /blur / gaussian blur at 20

28- Selection / invert

29- Effects / plugins / Alien skin Eye candy 5 / Impact / Perspective shadow / drop shadow blurry  default

Select none

30- Set your background with your light colour or with white

31- Effects /plugins / Kiwi's Oelfilter / Guck mal / 148, 0, 128, 128

If you can't see your Kiwi filter in your Psp, look where mine is !!! :

32- Add a new raster layer

Set your background with a colour which goes nicely with your tag and close your foreground

I've chosen the colour 57787f

With your text tool set as below, and the fonts Crying times, size 40 or fonts of your choice, write the first part of your text 

I have written : Au pays des rêves ............................

33- Effects / 3d effects /drop shadow / 1, 1, 100, 2, use a colour slightly darker than the one used to write your text

Select none

34- Image / free rotate / left / free : 90 (Don't check any of the squares )

Place those first words in your vertical light band, on the left hand side of your tag

35- With your erasing tool, size 20, rub off the dots which seem too many for you

36- Repeat the steps 32 to 35 with the words you are going to write in the vertical band which is on the right hand side of your tag

37- Open the tube decofairymist, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place the tube at the top of your tag, as shown on my tag

Colorize the tube if necessary

You can choose to use another piece of decoration if you prefer

38- Layers / duplicate

Image / flip

39- Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

40-Image / add symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with your light colour

41- Save your work as a jpeg file and resize it if necessary


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 11th of March 2009


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