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 :

- Alien skin Eye Candy 5 / TEXTURES / Weave

- Flaming Pear / Flexify 2

- Simple / Zoom out and Flip

- DSB Flux / Bubbles

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 girl and of the flowers have been tubed by Jhanna

You can join in her sharing group here

- The tube of the scenery has been tubed 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 background and the text are by Jaelop Designs

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 tube and image in your Psp :
- Window / Duplicate
- Close the originals and work with the copies !

- Place the provided masks in the mask folder of your Psp files.

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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 realized with PSP XIII

Step 1 : The background of the tag

- If you have decided to use my colours, here is what you can do :

- Open the colour palette "Fairymist_Palette_Galie", in your Psp and using your dropper tool, pick out my colours to set your Material palette ( left click for your foreground / right click for your background )

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

2 - Set your Material palette with two colours matching your main tube, as below :

My choice : Foreground : Light colour f7e1c5

Background : Dark colour 100101

Set your foreground with a linear gradient as below :

 

3 - Flood fill your transparent image with your foreground gradient.

4- Add a new raster layer.

Flood fill that layer with your dark background colour ( Right click of your mouse).

5- Effects / ¨Plugins / Alien skin Eye Candy 5 / TEXTURES / Weave / Polo shirt set as below :

  

I have set the mode of that layer on to Overlay so that it takes the colours of my gradient.

6- Open the background "RusticobyJaelopdesigns_paper 4.jpg". ( Colorize it with a colour matching your tubes if necessary ). Copy it.

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

- I have set the mode of that layer on to Multiply . See which mode suits you better.

8- Duplicate that background layer ( Layers / Duplicate )

9- On that background copy :

- Effects / Plugins / Flaming Pear / Flexify 2  set as below :

10- Layers / Load a mask from Disk / Choose the mask " dm83" with these settings :

- Layers / Merge group.

- Here is my layers palette at that moment :

Step 2 : The scenery

1- Open the tube "calguismisted71210.pspimage" or a large tube of your choice, in your Psp and copy it.

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

3- Effects / Image effects / Offset as below :

- If you use another tube, place it in the top half of your tag.

- Lower the opacity of that layer to your liking ( 73 for me )

Step 3 : The bubbles

1- Open the tube "boules_galie_fairymist.pspimage"in your Psp and copy it.

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

3- Effects / Image effects / Offset as below :

Step 4 : The lace

1- Open the tube "dentelle_galie_fairymist.pspimage"in your Psp and copy it.

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

3- Layers / Load a mask from Disk / Choose the mask "sg_bw-zigzag.PspMask" with the following settings :

- Layers / Merge group.

4- Effects / Image effects / Offset as below :

Step 5 : The main tube

1- Open the tube "JHanna_516 tube(2).pspimage" ( bottom layer where the girl is ) or a tube of your choice, in your Psp and copy it.

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

- Place it like me or to your liking.

3- Effects / 3d effects / Drop shadow of your choice ( 0, 4, 60, 20, black )

4- Open the tube "JHanna_516 tube(2).pspimage" ( middle layer of the tube with the flower ) or a tube of your choice in your Psp and copy it.

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

- Place it like me or to your liking.

6- Effects / 3d effects / Drop shadow of your choice ( 0, 4, 60, 20, black for me )

7- I have duplicated that flower twice ( Image / mirror on one of the copies ) and have placed them to my liking. You may prefer to use different tubes.!

Step 6: The text ( Optionnal)

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

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

- Place it like me or to your liking.

I have set the mode of that layer on to Multiply, it is up to you to see what mode suits you better.

Instead of a text tube, you may prefer to use a brush of your choice, on a new layer..

Step 7 : The borders

1 - Apply your signature

Make sure everything is at the right place and that the modes and the opacities of your layers suit you !

2 - Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 pixel with a colour of your choice ( I have chosen my dark background colour ).

3- Layers / ¨Promote background layer.

4- Image / Resize at 90% ( Resize all the layers NOT checked )

- Add a new raster layer.

- Layers / Arrange / Move down.

5-Set your material palette, as below with two nice colours matching your tag.

My choice : Foreground : f3fafb

Background : b3521c

 

6- Flood fill your transparent image with your foreground gradient.

7- Effects / Plugins / Simple / Zoom out and Flip

8- Effects / Plugins / DSB flux / Bubbles as below :

9- Effects / Edge effects / Enhance

10- Activate now your top layer ( The one where your tag is )

11- Effects / 3d effects /drop shadow / 4, 4, 60, 20, black
then : - 4, - 4, 60, 20, black

12 - Layers / Merge all

Step 8 : Decorations

1- Open the tube "noeud_bows157-sandi.pspimage" or a tube of your choice, in your Psp and copy it.

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

If you use my tube, you may need to colorize it.

- Place it like me or to your liking.

If you wish, you may add a light drop shadow on it (4, 4, 60, 20, noir par ex.) but I have left mine as it is.

3- Open the tube " zigzag.pspimage "or a tube of your choice, in your Psp and copy it.

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

- Place it against the left hand side border of your tag like me.

Optionnal : You may add a slight Emboss effect on the stiches but I have left mine as it is.

5- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 pixel with a colour of your choice ( I have chosen my dark background colour ).

6 - 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 5th of November 2011

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