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 :

- Mura's Meister here

- Two Moon here

- Transparency / Eliminate Black here

- VDL Adrénaline / Snowscape here

- Alien skin Eye Candy 5 / Impact

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Click on the trunk to get the material !

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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 girl is by Patries 

- The picture I have used is by Anne Julie

 - The brush I have used is by Ro-Stock

The elements of scrap come from Winterblue's kit by AddictivePleasure

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Preparation

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

- Export your brush in your Psp as a custom brush

- Put the mask "2020 msk" in your mask folder

- Put the texture "paper-155-4" in your texture folder

- Place the file "ib-althemusborderFour.jsl" in your preset shapes 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- Set your material palette with two colours out of your picture

My choice : Foreground : light colour bbd4d8

Background : dark colour 889289

3- Open the picture AJSO4_AnneJulie or picture of your choice that will illustrate your imaginary tale

Layers / load a mask from disk / choose 2020.msk, with the following settings

Merge group

4- Layers / duplicate

Layers / Merge down

5- Copy and paste your misted image as a new layer on your tag

6- Activate now the transparent layer which is underneath

Effects / plugins / Mura's Meister / Cloud default, as below :

If your misted picture doesn't blend very well in your sky , change colours and see if it's better !

7- The layer with the clouds is still activated :

Layers / duplicate

8- Effects / plugins / Two Moon / Rip'n' Burn / 29

9- Effects / plugins / Transparency / Eliminate Black

10- Layers / duplicate

11- Activate the layer which is underneath as shown below :

Effects / texture effects/ Mosaïc Glass as below

Set the mode of that layer to Multiply

You won't be able to see the effects unless you close the duplicated layer which above !!

12- Activate that layer above now !

Effects /distortion effects  / Polar Cordinate / check Rectangular to polar and Transparent

13- Effects /texture effects / Mosaïc Antique as below

 Set the mode of that layer to Dodge and lower its opacity to about 80

14- Go back to your second layer from the bottom ( copy of raster 1)

Activate the preset shape tool and choose the shape AltemusBordersfour-C

or another shape of your choice !

Set your background with white and close your foreground  

( I have set my background with a linear gradient, angle 45, repeat 1 : light colour and white

Apply your shape as below (size of your choice )

15- Layers / convert to a raster layer

16- Layers / duplicate

Image / mirror

Layers / merge down

17- Set the mode of that layer to Overlay and lower its opacity to your liking (about 50 for me )

You may prefer to use another mode, depending on the chosen colours !

18- Activate your top layer

Open the tube "curtain", copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place it as shown on my tag

I have set the mode of that layer to Luminance Legacy and lowered its opacity to 53

19- Open the tube Sparkles 2, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place it at the right place

20- Add a new raster layer and activate your brush tool, set as below 

Set your foreground with white

Apply the brush Floral_deco_Brushes_2by _ ro_stock_18 or a brush of your choice , several time all along the bottom of your tag ( left click)

Set the mode of that layer to Dodge and lower its opacity to your liking

(60 for me )

21- Make sure everything is in its right place

Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 pixel in white or a colour of your choice

22- Layers / Promote Background layer

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

24- Effects / plugins / VDL Adrénaline / Snowscape default :

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

26- Add a new raster layer

Layers / arrange / move down

27- Flood fill that layer with a linear gradient as below

Choose colours matching your tag

    

28- Effects / texture effects / texture paper_155_4 as below

29- Activate the top layer ( with your tag )

Open the tube "spirale", copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place it as shown on my tag

30- Add a new raster layer

In your material palette , close the foreground and set your background in white

Activate your text tool set as below and write the title of your fairy tale

31- Place your title at the right place and apply the following drop shadow or a drop shadow of your choice

32- Add a new raster layer

Write the other part of the title with the font Copperplate Gothic Bold, size 20 , using a contrasting colour

I didn't put any drop shadow ( it's up to you to put one or not )

33- Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

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

Put the tube at the right place

I have applied the following drop shadow to my tube

35- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 or 2 pixels in white or a colour of your choice

36- 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 9th of January 2010

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