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 :

- CS here ,

- Mura's seamless,

- Alf's border Fx,

- Alien skin Eye Candy 5 / Impact,

- Alien skin Eye Candy 5 / Nature

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 is by Katussia

You can join in her sharing group here

- The tube of the bubbles is by Pepete13

- The brush I have used is by Coby

The pictures I have used have been found on the net

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Préparation

Duplicate your tubes, mask and pictures. close the originals and minimize the copies for now.  Export your brush in your psp as a custom brush.

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Click here to print the tutorial

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You can use my arrow to follow your wor

 

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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 main tube

My choice : Foreground : colour turquoise 2f8ed2

Background : color yellow ffe57a

3- Flood fill your transparent layer with your bright foreground colour

4- Effects / texture effects / blinds as below: (colour 406078 )

5- Effects / plugines / Carolaine and Sensibility / Cs reflexion as below :

6- Add a new raster layer and select all

7- Open the picture Water&oil or a picture of your choice, copy it and paste it into the selection

Select none

8- Set the mode of that layer to Hard light or a mode of your choice ( I have lowered the opacity of that layer to 53 ); you'll have to play around with the modes as the result depends on the colour you have chosen; you may, as well, colorize the picture, to start with

9- Add a new raster layer

Selections / load from disk / fairymist_bubbledream / check Source Luminance and Replace the selection

10- Open the picture texture26_ bonnie ( that you may have to colorize) or a texture of your choice, copy it and paste it into the selection

Select none

Set the mode of that layer to Multiply

11- Add a new raster layer and flood fill it with your background colour (yellow for me, you must use a colour which contrasts )

12- Layers / new mask layer / from image / choose the mask 1217491198_masques from Reveries / check Source luminance and INVERT

Adjust /sharpen/ sharpen more

Layers / merge the group

13- Effects / plugins / Mura's seamless / Emboss at alpha default

14- Open the tube Pepete13_Paradisio_frutta..., copy it and paste it as a new layer

Resize the layer at 25% ( Resize all the layers NOT checked ! )

15- Layers / duplicate (  this is optionnal ! allows you to emphasize the bubbles !)

16- Add a new raster layer

With your brush tool set as below and your light background colour (right clic ), apply two or three times the brush Winter_plants_brushes_by coby or a brush of your choice, in the bottom of your tag, 

17- On that same layer :

Selections / load from disk / fairymist_bubbledream / check source Luminance and replace the selection

Selections / Invert

Hit delete in order to suppress the flowers which are on the outside of the selection  

Select none

18- Open the tube Kts_lesToiles d'Az75 or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

The tube I have used is at the right place; you may have to move your own tube !

19- Effects /3d effects / drop shadow / 4, 4, 50, 20, black or a drop shadow of your choice

20- Open the tube titre_bubbledream_fairymist, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place it to your liking

You may choose to write your own text with the included fonts ( size 85 for me and effects as on point 13 )

21- Layers / Merge all

22- Effects / plugins / Alf's border Fx / Border Fade III / 78, 30

23- Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

24- Make sure everything is in its place !

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

25- Layers / Promote Background layer

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

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

29- Add a new raster layer

Layers / arrange / move down

30- Selections / select all

Open the picture used on point 7, copy it and paste it into the selection

Select none

31- Adjust / blur / gaussien  blur at 20

32- Effects / plugins / Alien skin Eye candy 5 / Nature / Water drops / Small, condensation default

33- Image / add some symmetrical borders of  2 pixels with the colour of your choice

34- 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 13th of july 2009

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