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 plugin Murameister

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 flower 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

The tube of the woman est by Aclis,

You can join in her sharing group here

The tube of the butterfly is by Calypso Design

The background used is by Katussia

The brushes I have used are by Coby 17 and Hjr

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Preparation

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

Place your selection in your selection file  .

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 work

 

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1- Open a new transparent image of 800 by 650 pixels

2- Set your colour palette with two colours out of your tubes

Foreground : dark colour : 660800

Background : bright colour : f94b03

3- Flood fill your image with your dark colour

4- Add a new raster layer and select all

5- Open the image KTs-Pap4a.jpeg, copy it and paste it into the selection

Select none

6- Set the mode of that layer to Burn

7- Layers / new mask layer / choose masque 50/ check Source luminance 

Merge group

8- Add a new raster layer

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

9- Prepare in your foreground a linear gradient angle and repeats at 0,  Invert not checked the two colours you chose on line 2

With your brush tool set as below, appy the brush   Hjr-sad-days1 right in the center of the tag (you may choose another brush) 

The selection will help you to apply your brush in the center; keep the selection for the moment

10- Set the mode of that layer to Difference or another mode of your choice

11- Add a new raster layer

Flood fill your selection with your bright colour

12- Selections / modify/ contract by 5 pixels

Hit delete to suppress the inside of your circle

Select none

13- Lower the opacity of that layer to 60 ( the degree of opacity will depend on the colour you've chosen)

13 -Image / duplicate

Image / resize at 80% ( resize all the layers not checked ! )

14- Activate your first circle (layer just below )

Image / duplicate

Image / resize at 120% ( resize all the layers not checked ! )

15-Put  a light colour in your foreground ; I 've put the colour f7c437

16- Add a new raster layer

With your brush tool, set as on line 9, apply your brush Elegants-Brushes12 by Brenda ( size 664 ) in the bottom hand right corner of your tag

17- Layers / duplicate

Image / mirror

Image / flip

18- Open the tube Aclis face, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Image / mirror

Place the tube as shown on my tag

19- Open the tube of the flower , calguisflower619, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place the tube as shown on my tag

20- Effects /3d effects / drop shadow as below

Don't forget to click on the square Shadow on new layer !!!

21- Effects /distortion effects / wind / left 100 and wind / right 100

22- Set the mode of the layer to Dodge and lower the opacity if you think your shadow is too light ( I have lowered the opacity of my layer to 80 )

23- Activate the layer on top

Open the tube of the butterfly , copy it and paste it as a new layer

Image / resize at 55 %. Adjust / shapness / sharpen

Place the butterfly as shown on my tag

24- Add a new raster layer and write your text in your own way, in the bottom hand right corner of your tag

If you want , you can use my tube text, copy it and paste it as a new layer ( colorize it eventually)

25- Add a new raster layer and apply your signature in the bottom hand left corner of your tag

26- Activate the bottom layer and add a new raster layere

Layers / Arrange / send to bottom

27- Image / canvas size as below

Prepare your colour palette with your dark colour in the foreground and black in your background

Flood fill your transparent image with your dark colour

28- Effects / plugins / Murameister / clouds as below :

29- Activate the 4th layer from the bottom, as below : 

30- Open the tube deco1fairymist, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place the tube on the upper part of your tag

You can use the other tube deco2fairymist, to your liking

31- Let's finish the tag with a border (but without merging the layers because of the animation which follows )

Add a new raster layer layer and select all

Flood fill that layer with a colour which suits you to make your border

(I have chosen the colour 9a1f01 )

32- Selections / modify / contract by 5 pixels

Hit delete to suppress the inside of the selection

Select none

33- Your tag is now finished

If you don't feel like doing the animation, merge all and save your work as a jpeg file

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ANIMATION

1-Switch off the layers face, flowers, butterfly so that they don't get in the way when you want to place your different tubes "bulle", later on

2- Activate the stars layers (the one just underneath the face layer )

Open the tube bulle, copy it and paste it as a new layer

3- Duplicate your layer bulle 20 to 25 times (I 've duplicated my bulle layer 22 times)

4- Place all the bulle tubes at regular interval on the 3 circles

Be careful , you must place the tube in the order they will appear

        

5- When you've placed all your bulle tubes, close all of them apart from layer bulle 1

6- Do a right click on your tag / copy merged ( Edit / copy special / copy merged)

7- Open your animation shop

right click / paste as a new animation

8- Back to your Psp :

Switch off your layer bulle 1 / Activate layer bulle 2

Edit / copy special / copy merged

9- In your animation shop :

Edit / paste after the active image

10- Back to your Psp :

Switch off your layer bulle 2 / activate layer bulle 3

Edit / copy special / copy merged

11- In your animation shop :

Edit / paste after the active image

12- Repeats lines 10 and 11 until you have no more bulle layers.......

13- In your animation shop

Edit / Select all

14- Animation / frame properties / display time 40 or more if you want your animation to be slower

15- Have a look at your animation by clicking here :

 

 Stop the animation by clicking on it again

16- Save your animation as a gif 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 march 2009

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