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 Tramage (Tow the line), Unplugged tools (Starchart), L en K's, Alien skin Eye Candy 5 / Impact , Ap01, Graphic plus

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 woman 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 shadow theater is by Kikirou

The brush Spring Brushes6 is by Coby 17

The other elements have been found on the web

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Preparation

Duplicate your tubes, close the originals and minimize the copies for now. Export your brushes in your PSP as custom brushes

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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- Prepare a linear gradient , angle and repeats at 0, Invert not checked, with two colours out of your main tube; my choice :

Foreground : colour d5f7f7

Background : colour 29adf4

Flood fill your transparent image with that gradient

3- Effects / plugins / Tramage / Tow the line  default / 80, 54, 48, 9

4- Add a new raster layer

Select all

Selections / modify/ contract by 50 pixels

Invert your colours as below

Flood fill your selection with that new gradient

Select none

5-Layers / duplicate

Shut the duplicated layer as below

Activate the second layer from the bottom as shown underneath

6- Effects /plugins / Unplugged tools / starchart default as below :

7- Effects / plugins /Alien skin Eye candy 5 / Impact / Perspective shadow / drop shadow blurry

Do it again !

8- Effects / plugins /L en K Landksiteofwonders / L en K's Mayra / 0, 115, 76,6

9- Activate the top layer

Image / resize at 85 %

10- Effects / plugins / Unplugged tools / starchart default

11- Effects / plugins / AP01 / Lines silverlining as below :

12- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / - 4, - 4, 50, 10, your bright colour , check Shadow on new layer !!

13- Set the mode of that shadow layer to Dodge

14- Activate the top layer

Open the tube decofelinefairymist, copy it and paste it as a new layer; don't move your tube

15- Effects / image effects  / offset / horiz : 0, vertic : 160, check perso and transparent

16- Layers / duplicate

Image /mirror and Image / flip

17- Open the tube Kikirou94 silhouette, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Image / resize it by 85 %

Place as shown on my tag

18- Effects /3d effects / drop shadow / 4, 20, 50, 5, colour dark blue 163f6c, check Shadow on new layer !!

19- Set the mode of your shadow layer to Burn

20- Activate the top layer

Open the tube Calguismistedb639, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Image / resize it at 75 %. Adjust / Sharpen if necessary

Place the tube as shown on my tag

21- Add a new raster layer

Set your foreground in black

Apply the brush Spring Brushes 6 by Coby, several times on your tag at places that suit you

 You may choose to use another brush !

22- Appy the brush Fractal brush o9 in the bottom hand left corner of your tag (size 300)

23- Add a new raster layer and write a text of your choice in the bottom hand right corner with some fancy fonts

If you prefer , you can use the tube text I have done and you can colorize it if necessary

24- Open the tube butterflies that I have created and paste each of them as new layers  . Colorize if needed

Place to your liking

You can choose other elements of decoration !

25- Make sure everything is at the right place !!

Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 pixel in black

26- Image /add some symmetrical borders of 20 pixels with another colour

27- With your magic wand, set as below, select that border and flood fill it with the same gradient as on line 4 of the tutorial

28- Effects / plugines / Graphic plus / cross shadow / 50 on every line except on the last one where I put 100 

29- Selections / invert

Effects / plugins /Alien skin Eye candy 5 / Impact / Perspective shadow / drop shadow blurry

Select none

30-Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 pixel in black

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 20th of march 2009

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