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 :

- Universe / Nebula

- Filters Unlimited 2.0

- Graphic plus / Cross shadow

- Mura's Meister / Copies

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 main tube is by Alas. Thank you Alas.

- The tube of the scenery is by Guismo

You will find some of her tubes on Dakara's site here or on her sharing group here 

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 !

- Leave the preset "kenza_fairymist.f1s" in your material zip and double click on it so that it gets installed into your Alien skin filter / perspecive shadow.

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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

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

2 - With your flood fill tool, flood fill your transparent layer with black.

3 - Effects / Plugins / Universe / Nebula as below :

- if you want to use your own material, you can use two colours out of your main tube instead of my colours.

- If the filter Universe doesn't work properly, you may use my layer "Fond1" that is included in the zip !

4- Effects / Image effects / Seamless tiling default :

5- Open the image "Fond2_kenza_fairymist.jpeg" or a background of your own ( See my "Note" further below ) and COPY THAT BACKGROUND.

6- Go back on your tag :

ADD A NEW RASTER LAYER and select all.

7- Paste into your selection.

- Select none .

"Note" : My background has been made from an image whose colours matched my small castle image ; I have applied a gaussian blur 30 on it.

8- I have lowered the opacity of that layer to 70.

9- Open the tube "calguiswintermist05022012_modifie.pspimage" or a tube of your choice ( use a big size tube), and copy it.

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

11- I have set the mode of that layer on to Hard light and lowered its opacity to 60.

Step 2 : The story book

1- Open the tube "Old Book_FBR 1-17-06 576 KB.pspimage" or a similar tube of your choice and copy it.

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

3- I have placed my book this way :

- Effects / Image effects / Offset as below :

4- Open the image "Chateau.jpg" or an image of your choice (a vertical one ) and copy it.

* If you use your own image, you may add a new layer on my image / select all / Paste your image inte the selection / Deselect / Merge all / Your image will then have the right size !

5- If the layer of that image appears as a background in your layer palette, double click on the layer where the image is to promote it into a raster layer.

6- Effects / Plugins / Filters Unlimited 2.0 / Edges Squares / Edge square 04

7- Copy your image.

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

- Place it as on my tag.

9- Effects / 3d effects / Drop shadow / 1, 1, 70, 1, black.

10- Layers / Merge down.

11- Open the tube " texte1_kenza_fairymist.pspimage"or a similar tube of your choice and copy it.

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

- Place the text on the right hand side page of the book.

- Layers / Merge down.

13- Open the tube " texte2_kenza_fairymist.pspimage"or a similar tube of your choice and copy it.

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

Place the text on the left hand side page of the book, underneath the image.

- Layers / Merge down.

All the parts of the book are now on the same layer ( book, image and texts).

15- Effects / Plugins / Alien skin eye candy 5 / Perspective shadow / Click on the preset as shown below :

 

Step 3 : The deer and the little girl

1- Open the tube "Alas_w_0999_deer.psp" or a tube of your choice and copy it

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

- Place as on my tag or to your liking.

3- Effects /  3d effects / drop shadow of your choice / 4, 4, 60, 20, black, for me.

4- Effects / Plugins / Alien skin eye candy 5 / Perspective shadow as on point 15 of step 2.

- You may modify that shadow to your liking by moving the small squares as shown below :

Step 4 : The flowers

1- Open the tube "Fleurs_1_kenza_fairymist.pspimage"or a tube of your choice and copy it

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

- Place it as the bottom of the tag, like me.

I have lowered the opacity of that layer to 80.

3- Layers / Duplicate.

- Move that tube slightly towards the left or the right.

I have set the mode of that layer on to Dodge and lowered its opacity at 45.

It is up to you to see which modes and opacities suit you better .

- You may use brushes of your choice instead of my flower tubes.

4- Apply your signature

Step 5 : The borders

- Make sure everything is at the right place .

1- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with a colour of your choice :
98b3c6 for me.

2- Layers / Duplicate.

3- On your top layer :

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

- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / 0, 0, 60, 20, black.

5- On the bottom layer :

- Adjust / Blur / Gaussian blur / 30

6- Effects / Plugins / Graphic plus / Cross shadow as below :

7- Activate your top layer.

Open the tube "Fleurs_2_kenza_fairymist.pspimage" or a tube of your choice and copy it.

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

Place it in the top left hand side corner of your tag, as below :

9- Effects / Plugins / Mura's meister / Copies as below :

The effect you will get will never be the same, so you may have to do it several times to get a result you like !

10- Activate your erase tool, set as below and delete most of the flowers ( especailly the ones that are on the book and on the girl. I have, in fact, kept only a few flowers !

- I have then lowered the opacity of that layer to 60.

- The layer where all my flowers are ( Fleurs_3_kenza_fairymist.pspimage) is included in my the zip material.

- You may play on the mode and the opacity of that layer to your liking.

11- Optionnal : Open the tube "stars.pspimage" or a tube of your choice and copy it.

12- ¨Paste it as a new layer and place it as on my tag or to your liking.

13- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with a colour of your choice :
98b3c6 for me.

14 - 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 10th of March 2012

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