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 !


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


This is a quick and easy tutorial for those that haven't much time to play !


To make that tag, you'll need  the plugins :

- Alien skin Eye candy 5 / impact,

- VDL Adrenaline

and the material zip down below :


*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 bear is by Gerry.

You may join her sharing group here

The paper I have used is part of BlueDreams' SnowBlue kit that you will find here

- The other elements that I haven't created, have been found on the net.



To be on the safe side, duplicate your tubes and image in your Psp :
- Window / Duplicate
- Close the originals and work with the copies !


Click here to print the tutorial


You can use my arrow to follow your work
Click on it and drag it all along the tutorial !


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

2- Open the BD-SnowBlue-Paper1, copy it and paste it INTO THE SELECTION.

- Deselect all

3- Open the tube of the scenery, copy it and paste it as a new raster layer

- Place it as on my tag

4- Set the mode of that layer on to Luminance legacy and lower its opacity at 50.

- If you use another scenery tube, you may have to choose a different mode or opacity for your layers to get a nice result.

5- Open the tube of the bears, copy it and paste it as a new raster layer

- Place it as on my tag

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

but use a dark colour other than black ( grey or beige, as you like ! ):

7- Apply your signature

8- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with a colour of your choice

I have chosen dark beige D5C9B1

9- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 15 pixels in white.

10- Repeat step 8

11- Selections / select all.

Selections / modify / contract by 19 pixels

12- Effects / Plugins / VDL Adrenaline as below :

Selections / deselect all

13- Save your work as a jpeg file.


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 18 th of december 2008