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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 :

- Filters Unlimited 2.0 / Paper textures

- Extravaganza

- xero / Porcelaine  

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 I have used is by JHanna

You can join in her sharing group here

- The mask"1217491288_masques.jpg" is by Rêverie

 - The "maske007 " is by Sigrid

The other elements have been found on the net

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Preparation

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

- Place the selection into your selection folder and the pattern in your pattern folder of your psp files ( unless you have already got it in your Corel 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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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 : colour : pale pink f0cddf

Background : colour : lime green 829d33

Set your foreground with a sunburst gradient as below :

  

3- Flood fill your transparent layer with that gradient

4- Adjust / Blur / gaussian blur / radius 20

5- Effects / plugins / Unlimited 2.0 / Paper textures / choose a texture of your choice / my choice : Canvas fine, 156, 87

5- Add a new raster layer

Selections / load a selection from disk / choose "fairymist_johanna.PspSelection" / check Source Luminance and Replace the selection

6- Set your colour palette as follows : activate the pattern tab as below 

Choose the pattern "Corel_08_070.pspimage"

 

7- Flood fill your selection with that pattern ( scale 10 !!!! )

Select none

Set the mode of that layer to  Luminance Legacy and lower its opacity to 70 like me, or to your liking !

8- Add a new raster layer and flood fill it with a darker colour out of your main tube

I have chosen the colour 893551

9- Layers / new mask layer / from image / choose " 1217491288_masques.jpg" / check the boxes Source Luminance and INVERT mask data

Adjust / sharpen / sharpen more

Layers / delete / Answer yes to the question

Layers / merge group

- Image / flip !!!!!

Set the mode of that layer to Multiply

10-Add a new raster layer and flood fill it in white

11- Layers / new mask layer / from image / choose " maske007_sigrid.jpg" / only check the box Source Luminance 

Adjust / sharpen / sharpen more

Layers / delete / Answer yes to the question

Layers / merge group

- Image / flip !!!!!

12- Effects / distortion effects / polar Coordinates / polar to rectangular

-Image / flip !!!!! .. Once more !!!

13- Effects / distortion effects / Twirl / - 200

Set the mode of that layer to Dodge and lower its opacity to 30

14- Activate your tube " JHanna_325 tube.pspimage" or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer onto your tag

Then, I did : Effects / image effects  / offset / Horiz : 80 / vert : 0 / check custom and transparent

15- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow of your choice / for me : 6, 6, 40, 10, black

16- Activate the tube " nuage2.pspimage", copy it and paste it as a new layer onto your tag

Place that tube in the bottom of your tag

Set the mode of that layer to Luminance Legacy

Duplicate that tube twice and place the three clouds, side by side as shown on my tag

17- Activate the tube "texte_johanna_fairymist.pspimage"or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer onto your tag

Place as shown on my tag or to your liking

18- Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

19- Make sure everything is at the right place !

Image / add some symmetrical borders of 5 pixels in white

20- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 30 pixels with any contrasting colour

21- With your magic wand, set as below , select  that border

22- Set your colour palette as shown below :

Same sunburst gradient as on step 2 but with the colour chosen on step 8 in your foreground !

Flood fill your selection with that gradient

23- Effects / plugins / VM extravaganza / Transmission / 2, 0, 40

24- Selection / invert

Effects / effects 3d / drop shadow / 0, 0, 100, 40, black

Select none

25- Image / Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels in white

26- Effects / plugins / Xero / Porcelaine defaul t ( it's up to you to decide whether you prefer your tag with that final effect or without it !! !)

27- 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  12th of june 2010

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