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 make that tag, you'll need the filters :

- Tramage / At the atomic level (installed in Filters Unlimited for me).

- Filters unlimited 2.0 / Paper textures

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 Kikirou. Thank you dear Kikirou !

-The mask I have used has been offered to me by my American friend Adriana.

- The other elements that I haven't created, have been found on the net.

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Preparation

To be on the safe side, duplicate your tubes and image in your Psp :
- Window / Duplicate
- Close the originals and work with the copies !

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Click here to print the tutorial

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You can use my arrow to follow your work
Click on it and drag it all along the tutorial !

 

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Tutorial made with PSP XIII

Step 1 : The background of the tag

1- Open a new transparent image of 850 by 700 pixels.

2 - Set your Material palette with two colours out of your main tube.

My choice : Foreground : colour d5a34e

Background : colour 600000

3 - Flood fill your new transparent image with your foreground colour.

4- ADD A NEW RASTER LAYER.

- Flood fill your new transparent image with your background colour (right click).

5- Open the mask "adri-bbbcol4.jpg" in your Psp.

- On your tag :

- Layers / New mask layer / from image / set it as below :

- Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen more.

- Layers / Merge group..

6- The mask being slightly distored, I have straightened it that way :

- Activate your deformation tool (letter D)

- If you can't see that tool in your tool bar, do this :

- View / Customize / Tools / Deform :

- Left click on the took, keep your left click pressed and drag the tool to your tool bar.

6- Make sure your Deform tool is set as below (on scale) :

- Stretch the frame towards the right hand side as shown below :

(The  circles are rounder after that and the small circle has disappeared !)

           

- Click on the move tool or any other tool, to get rid of your Deform tool !

7- Activate your erase tool, set as below and erase the full circle that is on the right hand side :

8- In the layers palette, I have set the mode of that layer on to Burn.

- It is up to you to see which mode and opacity give the best effect with your colours.

- Here is what I get :

9- Layers / Duplicate.

- I have set the mode of that layer on to Overlay.

- It is up to you to see which mode and opacity give the best effect with your colours.

10- Effects / Plugins / Filters Unlimited 2.0 / Tramage / At the atomic level default.

Step 2 : The main tube

1- Open the tube "kikirou27.pspimage" or a tube of your choice in your Psp and copy it.

2- Paste it as a new layer on to your tag.

3- I have resized that tube at 210 % (Resize all the layers NOT checked).

- Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen more.

- I have set the mode of that layer on to Burn and lowered its opacity at 80 .

- It is up to you to see which mode and opacity give the best effect with your colours.

- Place the tube as on my tag.

4- Paste (the copy of your tube) as a new layer on to your tag.

- If you prefer to use another tube, you will have to copy it beforehand !

- I did Image / Mirror on my tube.

- I have resized that tube at 120% (Resize all the layers NOT checked).

- Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen.

- I have set the mode of that layer on to Burn and lowered its opacity at 80 .

- It is up to you to see which mode and opacity give the best effect with your colours.

- Place the tube as on my tag. Place it for good as you won't be able to move once you have done the effects of step 3 !

Step 3 : Texture effects.

1- In your layers palette, activate the layer that is at the bottom of the pile (raster 1).

- Layers / Duplicate.

2- Effects / Plugins / Filters unlimited 2.0 / Paper textures / Canvas fine default

- That texture effect shows up on all your layers !

We're goint to take that texture effect off the mask and off the main tube.

3- Activate your top layer (where your main tube is).

- Selections / select all.

- Sélections / Float.

- Sélections / Defloat.

4- Activate layer Copy of raster 1 and hit the delete key of your keyboard.

- KEEP SELECTION !

5- Activate the layer Group Raster 2 as shown below :

- Hit the delete key of your keyboard.

- KEEP SELECTION !

6- Activate the layer Copy of Group Raster 2 which is just above.

- Hit the delete key of your keyboard.

- That will delete the Tramage effect on your main tube !

7- Stay on that layer (NO need to deselect !).

- Selections / select all.

- Sélections / Float.

- Sélections / Defloat.

8- Activate the layer Copy of Raster 1.

- Hit the delete key of your keyboard. That deletes the texture effect on the mask !

- Deselect all.

9- Activate the layer on top of the pile (the main tube which is on the left hand side)

- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow of your choice / 1, 1, 40, 10, black for me.

10 - Apply your signature

Step 4: The borders and the text

1- Make sure everything is at the right place.

- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 pixel with your dark colour.:
600000 for me.i

- Image / add some symmetrical borders of  50 pixels with a colour of your choice (the same colour you will use to write your text, later on)
White for me.

2- Set your background with the colour you wish to use to write your text and close your foreground.
I have set my background with white.

3- Activate your text tool, set as below and write down, in capital letters, your first work in the center of your tag (FEMMES for me).

- It is up to you to choose a font and a size that suit you. Here is my choice :

- If that first word isn't well centered, copy it and paste it as a new layer (Delete the initial word).

4- Write down other words and use different sizes of the same font.

- Here are the different sizes I have used : Size 80 : MERES / Size 60 : EPOUSES / Size 50 : LIBRES /  Size 40 : RESPONSABLES,

DOUCES / Size 30 : SENSUELLES, NATURELLES.

5- To place the words in vertical position all you have to do is this :

Image / Free rotation / 90° / Left or Right according to the effect you wish to get.

 - It is up to you to choose the words that mean something to you and to place them to your liking !

- Here is my result :

6- Activate the layer at the bottom of the pile (Background / your image).

- Close that layer for the moment by clicking on the eye in your Layers palette.

7- Activate one of the other layers where your writing is.

- Layers / Merge visible.

- Now, you can open the layer where your image is.

7- Your top layer is activated :

- I have chosen to make a free rotation towards the left, that way :

- It is up to you to decide whether you prefer to have your text slightly tilted on the left or on the right !

8- You may add an emboss effect or a slight drop shadow on your text if you wish.

(I have left it as it is.)

9- I have mode my text that way :

10- Layers / Merge all.

11 - 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 2nd of March 2013.

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