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 :

- Artistic

- Mura's pro seamless

- Murameister / Copies

- Alien skin Eye candy 5 / Impact

- Filters Unlimited 2.0

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 woman and the floral decoration element are by Katussia

The mask is by Kordula

The other elements have been found on the net

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Préparation

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

- 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

 

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1- Open a transparent image of 800 by 650 pixels and select all

2- Activate the image "Paysage" or a similar image of your choice, copy it and paste it into the selection

Selections / Select none

3- Effects / plugins / Artistic / Cutout / 4, 4, 2

4- Adjust / Hue and saturation / Colorize / 253, 15 ( it is up to you to see what colour matches your main tube )

Step 4 may not be necessary if your image colours match your main tube !

5- Add a new raster layer and select all

6- Activate the background "paper.jpg"copy it and paste it into the selection

Selections / Select none

In my layer palette, I have set the mode of that layer to Luminance legacy and lowered its opacity to 35

7- Set your material palette with two colours out of your main tube

My choice : Foreground : dark colour 38181a

Background : colour 9faca3

8- Add a new raster layer

Flood fill your transparent layer with your dark foreground colour

9- Layers / new mask layer / from image / choose "jillbluemaske111.jpg" / check Source Luminance and Invert mask data

Adjust / sharpness / sharpen more

Layers / Merge group

In my layers palette , I have set the mode of that layer to Soft light

10- Effects / plugins / Mura's pro seamless / Emboss at Alpha default

11-Add a new raster layer

Selections / load a selection / from disk / choose "fairymist_brigitte.PspSelection" / Check Source Luminance and Replace the selection

12- Flood fill the selection with your light colour ( only one click of your mouse )

Selections / select none

13- Effects / plugins / Mura's meister / copies as below :

In my layers palette, I have set the mode of that layer to Hard light

14- Layers / duplicate

Image / mirror

Image / flip

In my layers palette, I have set the mode of that layer to Dodge and lowered its opacity to 55

15- Activate the tube "kTs_WA 00-62.psp", copy it and paste it as a new layer

I have resized the tube at 90%

In my layers palette, I have set the mode of that layer to Luminance legacy and lowered its opacity to 65

Place the tube as on my tag

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

Place the tube in the bottom right hand side corner of your tag

17- Selections / select all

Selections /  float

Selections / defloat

 18-Add a new raster layer

Flood fill the selection with your light colour  

Selections / select none

Suppress the layer below

19- Effects /  3d effects / drop shadow / 1, 1, 60, 1 black

In my layers palette, I have set the mode of that layer to Hard light and lowered its opacity to 75

20- Activate the tube " kTs_©Jasmin Darnell_2 copie.psp"or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

I did Image / mirror on that tube

I have resized it at 90 %

Place the tube at the right place

21- Effects / plugins / Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 / Impact / Perspective shadow as below :

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

23- Layers / Promote Background layer

24- Layers / duplicate

25- Effects / plugins / AAA frames / Fotoframe as below

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

27- Effects / modules externes / Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 / Impact / Perspective shadow as on step 21

28- In your layers palette, activate the bottom layer

Effects / plugins / Filters Unlimited 2.0 / Paper textures / Striped paper / fine 74, 87

29- Effects / plugins / AAA frames / Fotoframe as on step 25

30- In your layers palette, activate your top layer :

Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

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

32- 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 15th of January 2011

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