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 plugin

- Murameister here

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 tubes of the girl, the flower and the book are by Kikirou

You'll be able to get her tubes by joining in her sharing group here

The tube of the net curtain is an element of a scrap kit Tendre Rêverie by Yaya

- The image " JHanna_276 background.jpg" is by Jhanna

You'll be able to get her tubes by joining in her sharing group here  

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Preparation

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

Put the selections in the selection folder of your Psp

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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  eda98f

Background : colour   a3b0ac

Set your foreground with a linear gradient as below :

   

3- Flood fill your transparent layer with that gradient

4- Add a new raster layer

Selections / load a selection / from disk / choose "fairymist_kikirou1.PspSelection" / check Source Luminance and Replace the selection

5- Flood fill that selection with your background colour
Keep selection !

6- Effects / texture effects / blinds as below with a dark colour   ( for me : 394047 )

Keep selection !

7- Effects / plugins / Murameister / perspective tiling as below :

Keep selection !

8- Selections / Invert

Add a new raster layer

Open the tube "kikirou966_magnolias.pspimage" or a tube of your choice matching your colours, copy it and paste it into the selection

Select none

Set the mode of that layer to Soft light ( lower its opacity if necessary )

9-Add a new raster layer

Selections / load a selection / from disk / choose "fairymist_kikirou2.PspSelection" / check Source Luminance and Replace the selection

10- Flood fill that selection with your background colour

Keep selection !

11- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / 2, 0, 50, 0, black

Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / - 1, - 1, 50, 1, black

Select none

12-Add a new raster layer

Selections / load a selection / from disk / choose "fairymist_kikirou3.PspSelection" / check Source Luminance and Replace the selection

13- Flood fill the 4 selected frames with your background colour 

Select none

14- With your magic wand, set as below , select the inner part of your four frames while keeping the shift key pressed ( we're going to put a picture inside these frames )

Selections / Modify / expand by 2 pixels

15-Add a new raster layer

Layers / arrange / move down

Keep selection !

16- Open the 'image "JHanna_276 background.jpg" or an image of your choice matching your colours , copy it and paste it into the selection

Keep selection !

17- Add a new raster layer

Effects / 3d effects / Cutout   as below :

Select none

18- Activate your top layer

Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / 6, 6, 70, 15, black

19- Open the tube "kikirou949_fantasy.pspimage" or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer onto your tag

I did : Image / mirror and have resized the tube at 40% ( Adjust / sharpen )

Place the tube at the right place

20- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / - 4, - 4, 40, 15, black

21- Open the tube "kikirou1197_vase.pspimage"or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer onto your tag

Place the tube at the right place

Step 22 wil allow you to modify the colour of the flowers without modifying the colour of the vase !

22- With your rectangle selection tool, set as below, draw a rectangle around your flowers as shown below :

Selections / Promote selection to layer

Activate your first flower layer and hit the delete key

Select none

*** Small supplement : with my freehand selection tool , I have selected one flower, I have copied it  ( deselect then ) , pasted it as a new layer and placed it near the vase; I have duplicated that layer twice and put a slight free rotation on two of these flowers !

23- Activate your top layer ( the promoted selection layer ) and set the mode of that layer to a mode that suits you ( Hard light for me !)

24- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / - 4, - 4, 40, 15, black

Apply the same drop shadow on the vase and on the fallen flowers

25- Open the tube " kikirou1267_Kamichu_yurie_by_Joysuke.pspimage"or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer onto your tag

I have resized that tube by 75 % ( Adjust / sharpen )

Place the tube at the right place

26- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow of your choice / - 4, - 4, 40, 15, black for me

27- Open the tube "elements kit tendre reverie by yaya (36).pspimage"or a tube of curtains of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer onto your tag

Place the net curtain on the right hand side of your tag

28- Layers / duplicate

Image / mirror

Then, I did : Image / flip so it isn't too much symmetric ! Place the second net curtain to your liking

29- Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

30- Make sure everything is in the right place !

Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with a dark colour of your choice ( 394047 for me )

Image / add some symmetrical borders of 5 pixels with your light background colour

Image / add some symmetrical borders of 20 pixels with a dark colour of your choice ( 394047 for me )

31- With your magic wand, set as on step 14, select your 20 pixels width border

Selections / modify / expand by 7 pixels

32- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow /  6, 6, 70, 15, black

Repeat with - 6 horizontal and vertical

Select none

33- 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 22nd of may 2010

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