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 2manekenai , Sapphire Innovations 1.5 , Andrew's filter 3 , Muraseamless

and the material zip downbelow :

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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 child is by Evan

- The mask is by Brujita

All the other elements have been found on the net

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Preparation

Duplicate your tubes and background. Close the originals and minimize the copies for now.

Place the masks in your mask folder and the frame in your frame folder

Export the text 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 work

 

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1- Open a transparent image of 800 by 650 pixels and flood fill it with the colour 3c4c64

2- Add a new raster layer

Selections / select all

Open your scenery image, copy it and paste it into the selection

Select none

3- Layers / duplicate / close that layer in your layers palette and highlight the layer which is underneath  (scenery layer)

4- Adjust / gaussian blur at 20

5- Effects / plugins / 2manekenai (tm) / MezzoForce-Ice / Freezemenow as below :

6- Effects / plugins / Innovations 1.5 / Effect mesh as below

7- Effects / edge effects  / enhance

8- Edit / copy

Paste as a new image / we're now going to work on that layer : ( steps 9 to 12 ) :

* You may choose not to do steps 9 to 12 and use the "image 6 psp " that I have put in my zip ! *

9- Image / resize at 90 % ( Resize all the layers checked ! )

10- Adjust / Add some noise / Gaussian, monochrome, at 50

Lower the opacity of the layer to 63

11- Effects / plugins / Andrew's filter 3 / Suckedintoahole as below

12- Layers / load a mask from disk as below and choose the mask Rand Vierkanten

Merge group

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13- Copy that layer and paste as a new layer on the tag you made between steps 1 to 7  

Set the mode of that layer to Burn

14- Hightlight the top layer that you have disactivated on step 3

15- Image / resize at 65 % / Resize all the layers NOT checked

Adjust / sharpness / sharpen

16- Layers / load a mask from disk and choose the mask dm83 / same settings as on step 12

Merge group

17- Place it on the top left hand side as on my tag 

Lower its opacity to 78

18 - Add a new raster layer and set your foreground with the colour 1f407e  

19-With your brush tool , apply the text brush ,size 255, in the top right hand side corner of your tag and in the top left hand side corner as well

Set the mode of that layer to Hard light

20- Merge all

21- Add a new raster layer and flood fill it in white

22- Layers / load a mask from disk and choose the mask Brujita-navidad-0014 / same settings as on step 12

Merge group

Image / mirror

Place the christmas tree on the right hand side of your tag

23- Layers / duplicate

Image / mirror

Place that second tree on the left hand side of your tag but hide most of it apart from the  curls which are on the right part of the tree

24- Layers / merge down

25 -Effects / plugins / Muraseamless / Emboss at Alpha / as below :

Repeat that step

26- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 60 pixels in white

27- Image / Picture frame / as below with the Corel 09-019 psp frame

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

29- Image / resize at 50%. Adjust / sharpness / sharpen

Place the tube as shown on my tag

30- Effects /3d effects / drop shadow / 4, 4, 50, 10, black or a shadow of your choice

31- Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

32- Merge all and save your work as a jpeg file

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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 16th of December 2009

 

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