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 Unlimited 2.0, Alien skin Xenofex 2, Mura's seamless

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 girl and of the flower are by Dini

- The tube of the fairy is by Sonia

- The mask is by Rêverie

The other elements have been found on the net

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Preparation

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

Export your brush in your Psp as a custom brush

Place the gradient in your gradients folder

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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 foreground with a sunburst gradient, Duotoon Bruine, set as below :

According to your choice of tubes and colours, you may choose another gradient but with the settings above

3- Flood fill your transparent layer with that gradient

4- Layers / duplicate

5- Effects / plugins / Unlimited 2.0 / Render / Smoke / it's up to you to choose the right figures !

Set the mode of that layer to Overlay

6- Activate the layer which is below ( Layer raster 1)

Effects / plugins / Unlimited 2.0 / Tile & Mirror / Radial tile / 88, 169

7- Stay on that layer

Add a new raster layer and select all

8- Open a background picture , I have chosen the picture Planètes which is quite contrasted but it's up to you to decide what you like ( you'll have to make a few tries !)

Copy your picture and paste it into the selection

Select none

I have lowered the opacity of that layer to 30

9- Activate now your top layer

Add a new raster layer and flood fill it with white ( or a colour of your choice )

You should get this :

10- Layers / new mask layer / from image / choose the mask Reveries / check Source Luminance 

Adjust / sharpness / sharpen more

Merge group

I have lowered the opacity of that layer to 68

11- Open the tube of the flower Dini-Bloemen-07-09-10 or another tube of flower, copy it and paste it as a new layer

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

I have set the mode of that layer to Overlay (It's up to you to see what mode you prefer )

12-Open the tube of the fairy Sonja tuben or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

I have resized my tube at 90 %

Place your tube above the flower

I have set that layer on Hard light  (see what is best for you )

It will be easier for you to hide that layer with the fairy, temporarly while you do the step 11 (close the eye in your layers palette )

13- Activate the layer with your flower:

With your free hand tool , set as below, select the parts of the flower behind which your fairy will be

Keep selection !!

14- Activate now the top layer where your fairy is

Hit delete

Select none

15- Open the tube Dini-cutie-09-05-15 or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place the tube at the right place

16- Effects /3d effects / drop shadow of your choice ( mine : 0, 0, 70, 20, noir)

I have slightly lowered the opacity of the layer to 90

17- Add a new raster layer and select all

18- Flood fill that layer in white or with a colour of your choice

Selections / modify / contract by 10 pixels / Hit delete

Keep the selection !

19- Add a new raster layer

Selections / modify/ contract by 50 pixels

Flood fill the selection with the same colour ( white for me )

20- Selections / modify / contract by 2 pixels / hit delete

Select none

21- Effects /distortion effects / Polar coordinates / check Polar to rectangular

22- Image / flip

23- Layers / duplicate

Image / resize at 85% ( Resize all the layers NOT checked !)

24- Layers / duplicate

25- Effects / distortion effects / Polar coordinates / check Polar to rectangular

26- Add a new raster layer !

Activate your brush tool set as below and apply the brush "text Little girls" or a brush of your choice with a colour of your choice ( white for me )

Place the text in the bottom left hand corner of your tag

I have added an emboss effect on my text ( Filtre Mura's seamless / emboss at alpha default )

27- Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

28- We're now going to prepare the animation

If you are not interested, merge all, save your work in a jpeg file and resize it if necessary 

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ANIMATION

1- In your Psp : all your layers are activated but we are going to desactivate them all :

Layers / View / none

In your layers palette, activate now the four bottom layers, by clicking on the eyes ( raster 1, your picture ,copy of raster 1 and the layer of the mask: they are the 4 layers shown on step 7 )

Layers / merge visible in order to get one layer on which the animation will be

2- Layers / duplicate twice ( you' ll have, then, 3 layers of that background!)

Name those 3 backgrounds : Bg 1, the one of top / Bg2 / / Bg3 the one at the bottom

Then :

!! Layers / VIEW / ALL !!

3- Close Bg2 et Bg3 ( close the eyes in your layers palette ! )

4- Activate Bg1 as below :

Effects / plugins / Alien skin Xenofex 2 / Constellation as below :

5- Edit / copy special / copy merged

6- Open your ANIMATION SHOP

 In animation shop / right click  : paste as a new animation

or Edit / paste as a new animation

7- Come back to your Psp :

Close Bg1

Activate Bg2  ( you are on that layer )

8- Effects / plugins / Alien skin Xenofex 2 / Constellation :

Click on the button Random seed to obtain new settings

9- Edit / copy special / copy merged

10- In your  Animation shop : right click ( or Edit)   : paste after current frame

11- Come back to your Psp :

Close Bg2

Activate Bg3 , make sure you are on it 

12- Effects / plugins / Alien skin Xenofex 2 / Constellation :

Click on the button Random seed to obtain new settings

13- Edit / copy special / copy merged

14- In your  Animation shop : right click ( or Edit )   : paste after current frame

15- In your Animation shop :

Edit / Select all

16- Check your animation, in your animation shop, by clicking here

Stop the animation by clicking at the same place

17- You can change the speed of the animation that way :

Animation / Frame property / the bigger the number is, the slower the animation will be !!!

18- If you like it , all you have to do is save your work in a gif file , in your animation shop !

You may resize your file in your Animation shop :

Animation / Resize animation / choose the right size in pixels

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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 9th of october 2009

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