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 :

- Filter Factory Gallery D / Warm jet

- Filter Factory Gallery G / Pyramids with depth

- Filter Factory Gallery N / Bulging edge shader

- Transparency / Eliminate Black

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 fairy tubes are by Kikirou

you can join 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

The other elements have been found on the net

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Preparation

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

Export your brush in your Psp brush folder 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

2- Set your colour palette with two colours matching your main tube

My choice : Foreground : pastel colour e8ce80

Background : pastel colour f5dac5

Set your foreground with a sunburst gradient as below :

 

3- Flood fill your transparent layer with that gradient

4- Duplicate that layer twice and disactivate the two copies as shown below

5- Activate your bottom layer ( Raster 1)

Effects / plugins / Filter Factory Gallery D / Warm jet / 164

6- Activate the layer on top of your pile ( Copie 2 sur raster 1)

Effects / plugins / Filter Factory Gallery G / Pyramids with depth / 255

7- Effects / plugins / Transparency / Eliminate Black

Set the mode of that layer on Hard light

8- Activate now the layer which is just underneath ( Copie de Raster 1)

Effects / plugins / Filter Factory Gallery N / Bulging edge shader / 119, 252

Set the mode of that layer on Multiply

9- Go back to your top layer

Activate the tube "calguismist2119.pspimage" or a scenery tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

It should be at the right place

10- Activate the tube "kikirou601_cabane.pspimage" or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

I did : Image / mirror

I have resized the tube at 80 % ( Resize all the layers NOT checked ! )

Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen

Place the tube against the left hand side of your tag or to your liking

11- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow of your choice / 4, 4, 40, 20, black for me

12- Activate the tube " kikirou151_fee.pspimage"or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

I have resized that tube at 75% and at 85% ( Resize all the layers NOT checked ! )

Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen

Place the tube in the bottom right hand side corner of your tag or to your liking

 13- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow of your choice / 4, 4, 40, 20, black for me

14- Activate your scenery layer

Add a new raster layer

Activate your brush tool set as below and apply the brush "humo1.PspBrush" or a brush of your choice with one of your pastel colours in the top right hand side of your tag

* If your Psp doesn't accept my brush, you may use the layer I have put in the material zip !

I have kept the mode of my layer to Normal but you may prefer to put it on another mode !

15- Layers / duplicate

Image /  Free Rotation as below

Place in the bottom right hand side of your tag 

16- Layers / duplicate

Image / mirror

Move that layer towards the left so they are symmetrical or place to your liking 

17- Go back to your top layer

Activate the tube " papillons_fee_clochette_fairymist.pspimage"or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place as on my tag or to your liking

I have set that layer on the mode Overlay and lowered its opacity to 78

18- Activate the tube " titre_fee_clochette_fairymist.pspimage"or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place as on my tag or to your liking

19- Activate the tube " texte_fee_clochette_fairymist.pspimage" or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place as on my tag or to your liking

I have written those texts with the font CupieDoll enclosed in the zip ( Size 50 for the title and 26 for the text )

20- Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

21- Make sure everything is at the right place

Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with a colour of your choice ( my choice : f1ebee )

22- Layers / Promote background layer

23- Image / resize at 90 °% ( Resize all the layers NOT checked ! )

24- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / 0, 0, 80, 20, black

25- Add a new raster layer

Layers / arrange / move down

26- Set your foreground with a linear gradient as below , with two colours assorted to your tag

For me : Foreground : d4a8a1

Background : bbaf71

   

Flood fill your transparent layer with that gradient

If you wish you may add some effects on that layer . I have left it as it is !

27- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with the same colour as on step 21

28- 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  24th of july 2010

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