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 Simple

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 armchair is by Jhanna

You can join her sharing group here  

- The tube of the dog is by Roby2765

- The tube of the vase is by AH

- The tube of the Boudha is by Kikirou

- The tube of the bamboo is by Guismo

You may find some of her tubes on Dakara'site 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 tubes and image in your Psp :
- Window / Duplicate
- Close the originals and work with the copies !

- Place the selection file in the selection 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 made with PSP XV

 

1- Open a transparent image of 850 by 700 pixels

2- Selections / select all.

3 - Open the image "JHanna_286 background.jpg" in your Psp and copy it

4- Paste it into the selection. Deselect all.

- If you wish to use other tubes, you will probably have to colorize that image so that it matches your own tubes :

- Adjust / Hue and saturation / Colorize.

5- Layers / Duplicate

6- ADD A NEW RASTER LAYER.

7- Flood fill that layer in black.

8- Layers / New mask layer / mask_Sigrid / set as below :

- Adjust / sharpness / sharpen more.

- Merge group.

9- In your layers palette, lower the opacity of that layer at 32 like me, or to your liking.

10- Selections / Load a selection / from disk / choose "Fairymist_kordula_1.PspSelection" and set as below :

11- Hit the delete key of your keyboard. Keep selection !

12- In your layers palette, activate the layer that is underneath (copy of raster 1).

- Hit, again, the delete key of your keyboard. Keep selection !

13- Activate the layer at the bottom of the pile as shown below :

14- ADD A NEW RASTER LAYER.

15- Open the image "window_fenêtre" or a similar image, in your Psp and copy it.

16- Paste it INTO THE SELECTION on your new layer.

17- Deselect all.

18- In your layers palette, set the mode of that layer on to Overlay or any other mode that suits you better.

19- In your layers palette, activate the layer on top of the pile.

20- Open the tube "Small_Bouddha_Kikirou.pspimage" or a tube of your choice and copy it.

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

22 - Place it in the center of the window.

- I have set the mode of that layer on to Multiply.

23- Open the tube "windchime.pspimage"or a tube of your choice and copy it.

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

25- Place it as on my tag or to your liking.

- I have set the mode of that layer on to Dodge.

26- Open the tube "tapis.pspimage"or a tube of your choice and copy it.

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

28- Place it as on my tag or to your liking.

- Don't forget to colorize it so that it matches your colours.

29- Open the tube "AHvase_bambou_Guismo.pspimage"or a tube of your choice and copy it.

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

31- Place it as on my tag or to your liking.

32- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow of your choice / -1, 4, 50, 10, black for me.

33- Open the tube "JHanna_597 tube.pspimage"or a tube of your choice and copy it.

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

- I have resized that tube at 50% (Resize all the layers NOT checked).

34- Place it as on my tag or to your liking.

35- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow of your choice / -1, 4, 50, 10, black for me.

36- Open the tube "Braque_de_Weimar.pspimage"or a tube of your choice and copy it.

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

38- Place it as on my tag or to your liking.

39- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow of your choice / -1, 4, 50, 10, black for me.

40- Open the tube "spider" and copy it.

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

41- Place it as on my tag or to your liking.

42- Layers / Duplicate.

- I have set the mode of that layer on to Dodge.

43- Open the tube "spider-fil" and copy it.

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

44- Place it as on my tag or to your liking.

- I have set the mode of that layer on to Screen and lowered its opacity at 42.

45- Layers / arrange / Move down / twice.

46- Activate the layer on top of the pile.

- Apply your signature

47 - Make sure everything is in the right place

- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with a colour out of your frame:
cfa677 for me.

48- Edit / Copy your tag.

49- Layers / Promote background layer.

50- Image / Canvas size as below :

51- ADD A NEW RASTER LAYER.

52- Layers / Arrange / Move down.

53- Selections / select all.

54- Paste into the selection. Deselect all.

55- Adjust / Blur / Gaussian blur at 20.

56- Layers / Duplicate.

- I have set the mode of that layer on to Screen or any other mode that suits you better.

57- Activate the layer on top of the pile of layers.

- Open the tube "photocorner" and copy it.

58- Paste it as a new layer on to your tag and place it in the top left hand side corner of your tag.

59- Effects / Plugins / Simple / Top left mirror.

60- Layers / Duplicate.

- I have set the mode of the layer on to Multiply or any other mode that suits you better.

61- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 pixel with a colour out of your frame:
- noir pour moi.

62 - Save your work as a jpeg file.

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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 hereso I can see to the problem

Tutorial translated on the 15th of June 2013

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

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