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 plugins :

- Graphic plus / Cross shadow.

- Artistic,

- FM tools,

- Alien skin skin Eye candy 5 / Impact,

- AP paint (attached to the material folderl)

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 boy if by Ninaisu

- Ninaisu shares her tubes 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 selection in the selection folder of your Psp files

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

2- Set your Material palette as below :

- Foreground : Light colour a9c7e9

- Background : Brighter colour 426698

3- Flood fill your new layer with your background colour (Right click)

4- Effects / Plugins / Graphic plus / Cross shadow / default.

5- Add a new raster layer and flood fill it with your foreground colour.

6- Effects / Plugins / Graphic plus / Cross shadow / default.

7- Layers / new mask layer / From image / choose the mask "119.jpg" / tick the box Source luminance / ok

- Adjust / sharpness / Sharpen more.

- Merge Group.

8- Add a new raster layer.

- Selections / Load a selection / from disk / choose the selection "Fairymist_Bonne_nuit"/
- Tick the boxes Source luminance and Replace the selection / ok

9- Selections / modify / select the borders of the selection / set as below :

10- Set your Material palette as shown below :

- Foreground with a sunburst gradient made with the two colours chosen on step 2

- Flood fill the selection with that gradient.

11- Effects / Plugins / Graphic plus / Cross shadow / default.

- Deselect all.

12- With your magic wand, set as below, select the inside of the oval frame.

13- Selections / modify / expand by 5 pixels

14- Activate the layer that is just underneath ( group raster 2) and hit the delete key of your keyboard.

15- Keep selection.

- Go back to the layer on top of the pile.

- Layers / Merge down.

16- Add a new raster layer.

17- Open your scenery image or mine : "Img natal 39"

- Copy it.

18- On your tag : Paste it in the selection.

- Deselect all.

19- Layers / arrange / move down (Your image is now underneath your frame)

20- Remain on the scenery layer.

- Effects / Plugins / Artistic / Dry brush / 2, 8, 1

21-Set the mode of that layer on to Luminance Legacy.

- Lower its opacity at 70.

22- Effects / Plugins / FM tools / Blend emboss default (do it once or twice)

23- Activate your top layer (the one with the frame).

- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / 1, 1, 100, 2, blue 426698

- Merge all.

24- Repeat steps 8 and 9.

25- Set your Material palette with a linear gradient in foreground as shown below

- Foreground : b0d1ff,

- Background : 4787d1)

- Flood fill the selection with that gradient.

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

27- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / 4, 4, 50, 5, White  then repeat with - 4 vert and horiz

- Deselect all.

28- Open your main tube (Ninaisu's tube for me) and copy it.

- If you use my tube, activate and use your eraser tool to get rid of the black insect that is on the tube.

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

- Place it at the right place.

29- Effects / Plugins / Alien skin Eye candy 5 / impact / perspective shadow / drop shadow blurry as below :

30- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels in white.

31- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 40 pixels with a contrasting colour.

32- With your magic wand set as on step 12, select your 40 pixels width border and flood fill it with the same gradient as on step 25

33- Effects / Plugins / Graphic plus / Cross shadow / default.

34- Effects / Plugin of your choice !

( I have used the filter AP paint / windblast / 50, 0 )

35- Selections / invert.

36- Effects / Plugins / Alien skin Eye candy 5 / impact / perspective shadow / drop shadow blurry as on step 29

Deselect all.

37- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels in white.

38- Apply your signature

39- Merge all and save your work as a jpeg file.

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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 27th of december 2013

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