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 VM Distortion, Deformation, Graphic plus, Alien skin Eye Candy 5 / Impact, Murameister, Mura's seamless, VM extravaganza

and the material zip here

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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 JHanna

You'll be able to get her tubes by joining in her sharing group here

- The tube of the scenery is by Guismo

You'll be able to find her tubes on Dakara' s site here

and you can join in her sharing group here

 -One of the brushes I have used is by  Coby

- The other brushes have been found on the net

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Preparation

Duplicate your tubes; close the originals and minimize the copies for now. Place the selection in your selections file. Export your brushes in your psp as custom brushes

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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 main tube

My choice : Foreground : colour : C68CBE

Background : colour : F76921

Prepare in your foreground a linear gradient , angle and repeats at 0, Invert NOT checked

3- Flood fill your layer with your gradient

4- Duplicate that layer twice

5- Activate your layer raster 1, the bottom layer

Effects / Plugins / VM distortion /Center mirror / 8, 128

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

7-Effects / Plugins / Deformation / Onde as below :

7- Activate the layer which is above , copy of raster 1

Effects / Plugins / VM distortion / broken mirror as below :

8- Set the mode of that layer to Multiply and lower the opacity at 85

9- Activate the layer which is above, copy (2) on raster 1

Effects / Plugins / VM distortion /  Circulator as below :

Set the mode of that layer to Multiply

10- Effects / edge effects / enhance

11- Open the scenery tube Calguismisted3039 or a tube of your choice ( a big size misted tube ! ), copy it and paste it as a new layer

Set the mode of that layer to Overlay

Place the tube to your liking

12- Add a new raster layer

Activate the tool brush set as below and apply the brush Winter Brushes plants 8 by coby with your foreground colour ( not the gradient !). Place it as on my tag

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

Set the mode of that layer to Hard light

14- Add a new raster layer

Apply again that brush in the bottom left corner of your tag with a colour that goes with your background,  ( I have chosen the yellow fcb 331)

Repeat point 13

15- Add a new raster layer

Apply the brush roman brush 9_1 or a brush of your choice with a colour of your choice in the bottom of your tag (same settings of your brush tool as on point 12 but size of your brush on 800 )

( I have chosen the colour c582d2 )

If you can't export the brush included in the zip, you may use the tube Voile

16- Layers / duplicate

Image / mirror

Move that layer to the right so it doesn't cover the previous layer

17- Add a new raster layer

Apply the brush perle (same settings as on point 12 but size at 24 ) right in the center of your tag

18- Effects / Plugins / Mura meister / copies / Star cluster as below :

Set the mode of that layer to Dodge

19- Add a new raster layer

Selections / load from disk / fairymiststar / check Source luminance and replace the selection

Flood fill your selection with a colour of your choice ( I have used the same colour as on point 14 )

Selections / select none

20- Effects / Plugins / Mura meister / copies / Star cluster as on point 18

Set the mode of the layer to Dodge and lower the opacity of the layer to your liking ( 70 for me )

21- Layers / duplicate

Image / mirror

22- With your eraser tool set as below, rub off the stars which are in the center of your tag

23- Open the tube titre_cosmos_fairymist, copy it and paste it as a new layer

You can write your own text using the vectorial circle which is in the zip

I have used the fonts Alien encounter , size 80

Set the mode of your layer to Overlay

  24- Open the tube JHanna_162 or a tube of your choice , copy it and paste it as a new layer

Resize that tube at 90 %

Place it to your liking

25- Effects /3d effects / drop shadow / 4, 20, 50, 5, black

26- Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

27- Make sure everything is in its place

Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with a light colour out of your background ( f4e9e3 for me )

28- Layers / Promote Background layer

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

30 - Effects / Alien skin Eye candy 5/ Impact / Perspective shadow / drop shadow blurry

31- Add a new raster layer

Layers / arrange / move down

32- Set your foreground with a linear gradient, angle 45, repeats 0, Invert checked  with colours of your choice

For me : Yellow ffb240 in my foreground

and purple 8d489a for the background

Flood fill your layer with that gradient

33- Open the tube fairymist_cercle_cosmos, copy it and paste it as a new layer

34- Effects / image effects  / seamless tiling default

Set the mode of that layer to Overlay

35- Layers / Merge down

36- Effects / plugins / VM extravaganza / transmission / 4, 0, 33

37- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with a light colour out of your background ( f4e9e3 for me )

38- 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 30th of june 2009

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