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 :

- Unlimited

and the material zip down below :

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Préparation

Duplicate your images and your tube. Close the originals and minimize the copies for now.

- Place the brush files in the brush folder or 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

 

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THE BACKGROUND

1- Open a transparent image of 850 by 700 pixels

Selections / select all

2- Activate the image "givre_fairymist1.jpg" or an image of your choice

Copy it and paste it into the selection

Selections / Select none

3- Adjust / Blur / Gaussian blur / 10

4- Effects / plugins / Filters unlimited / Paper textures / Striped paper coarse / 74, 87

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THE PICTURES

5- Activate the image "givre_fairymist2.jpg" or an image of your choice

Image / resize by 350 pixels width as below :

6- Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen

7- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 5 pixels in white

8- Copy your resized image and paste it as a new layer onto your tag

9- Image / free rotation 15° on the left as below

Place as on my tag

10- Activate the image "givre_fairymist3.jpg"or an image of your choice

Image / resize by 350 pixels width as on step 5

Repeat steps 6, 7 and 8

Image / free rotation, 7° on the right ( same settings as on step 9)

Place as on my tag

11- Activate the image "givre_fairymist4.jpg"or an image of your choice

Image / resize by 350 pixels width as on step

Repeat steps 6, 7 and 8

Image / Free rotation 10°on the right ( same settings as on step 9)

Place as on my tag

12- Activate the image "givre_fairymist5.jpg"or an image of your choice

Image / resize by 350 pixels width as on step

Repeat steps 6, 7 and 8

No rotation for that image which will remain in the center

 13- Activate the image "givre_fairymist6.jpg"or an image of your choice

Image / resize by 350 pixels width as on step

Repeat steps 6, 7 and 8

Image / Free rotation 5° on the left ( same settings as on step 9)

Place as on my tag

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THE LABELS

14- Add a new raster layer

Activate your selection tool /  custom selection as shown below :

Click where the red arrow is

Set as below :

15-With your flood fill tool, flood fill the selection in white

Keep the selection

16- Selections / Modify / Contract by 2 pixels

Hit the delete key

Keep the selection

17- Add a new raster layer

Flood fill the selection in white

In your layer palette , lower the opacity of that layer to about 55

Selections / select none

18- Layers / Merge / Merge down

19- Layers / Duplicate / 4 times to get 5 labels 

20- With your move tool, move the label which is on the top, a bit further

21- Set your material palette as below :

My choice : Foreground : White / it's already there as I have used it to create my labels

Background : Black (colour to write my text with )

Close your foreground

 

22- With your text tool , set as below , and the font of your choice, write down the name of the plant ( if your pictures are plants !)

I have chosen the font Eras Demi ITC, size 22 pixels

Click on the round green button to valid your writing

Layers / convert to raster layer

With your move tool , place your word right in the middle of your label

23- Layers / Merge / Merge down

Your word is now merged with the label

24- Image / Free rotation : apply the same rotation as on the picture

Place the label at the right place

25- Activate your Eraser tool, set as below and rub off both ends of your label so that it looks like a piece of scotch tape !

26-Repeat steps 22 to 25 for the other labels

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THE BORDERS

27- Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

28- Make sure everything is in the right place

Image / add some NOT symmetrical borders in WHITE as below :

90 pixels for the bottom !

29- Activate the tube "dots_givre_fairymist.pspimage", copy it and paste it as a new layer

30- Effects / image effects / Offset as below :

You may colorize that tube ( Adjust / Hue and saturation / colorize )

To get a darker shade , before you colorize the tube, you can do : Image / Negative image !

31- Effects / distortion effects / Wave as below :

32- Set your material palette with a new colour in your background to write your text and apply the brush ( Use the same colour as the one you have used for the dots )

I have chosen the grey colour 909094

33- Add a new raster layer

Apply the brush "coin fleuri" set as below, with your background colour ( right click !) in the bottom right hand side corner of your tag

In order to get a darker colour, you may click several times ( but don't move !!!!) or duplicate your layer once or twice or use another mode to emphasize your colour.

34- Layers / Duplicate

Image / mirror

35- Activate your text tool, set as on step 22 but with a bigger size
Write down your text with the same colour as your corners

Click on the round green button to valid your writing

Layers / convert to raster layer

36- -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  29th of January 2011

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