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 VM extravaganza, Graphic plus, Alien skin Eye Candy 5 / Impact, Murameister, Mura's seamless

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 woman is by JHanna

You can join in her sharing group here

- The brush Smoke is by Falln-Brushes

 - The brush Lotus is by Env1ro

The other elements have been found on the net

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Preparation

Duplicate your tubes and picture, close the originals and minimize the copies for now.  Export your brushes in your psp as custom brushesPlace your selection in your selections file and the shapes in your shape file

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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 new transparent image of 800 by 650 pixels

2- Prepare your colour palette with two colours out of your main tube

My choices are :

Foreground : light colour : light green 8ec0bf

Background : colour; pink d7a6b4

3- Set your foreground with a sunburst gradient as below :

4- Flood fill your layer with your gradient

5- Layers / duplicate

6- Effects / plugins / VM extravaganza / Stay in line default :

7- Effects / distortion effects / Polar coordinates as below :

You may choose to set that layer to a mode of your choice ( I left it on Normal)

8- Layers / merge down

9- Without adding a new layer ...

Selections / load a selection from disk / choose lotus_fairymist / check Source Luminance and replace the selection

10- Effects / plugins / Murameister / Perspective tiling as follows :

Select none

11- Add a new raster layer

Activate your preset shape tool set as below and set your background with a dark colour; I have chosen a dark green : 4c6060

Draw the frame as follows :

12- Set the mode of that layer to Screen or a mode that suits you better

13- Add a new raster layer

Prepare your material palette with two colours matching your tube

Foreground : a contrasting colour : 712b2a

Background : same colour as on point 2 : 8ec0bf

Set your foreground with a sunburst gradient as below :

14- Activate your brush tool, set it as below and apply, in the center of your tag, the brush lotus_ cluster2_byGillywater_10a with your foreground gradient ( You may wish to use another brush to match your own tube )

If your Psp doesn't accept this large size brush you can use the tube I've made and included in my zip. The tube can be colorized to your colours

15- Set the mode of that layer to Difference or another of your  choice !

Place that layer as shown on my tag ( It's very close to the bottom of my tag )

16- Open the tube  JHanna168 or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place it to your liking

17- Effects / 3d effets / drop shadow / - 6, 20, 50, 20, black

18- Add a new raster layer

Set your material palette as below :

With your preset shape tool, set as below , draw, in the left hand side corner of your tag, a small flower or a shape of your choice ( You may use the little flower included in my zip )

19- Effects / plugines / Mura's seamless / Emboss at alpha  default

20- Effects / plugins / Murameister / copies as below :

If you wish you may use my tube rideau instead !

21- Layers / duplicate

22- Image / mirror

23- Open the tube titre_lotus_fairymist, copy it and paste it as a new layer. Place to your liking. Colorize it if necessary.

You may choose to write your own text with my fonts or with fonts of your choice ( I have used Chow fun,size 50 with a dark green colour : 324a49 for the text and the font KanjiJ, size 50, same colour for the kanjis; I have added a drop shadow : 0, 0, 100, 1, black)

24- Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

25- Make sure everything is in its place

Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with a colour of your choice

26- Layers / Promote Background layer

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

28 - Effects / Alien skin Eye candy 5/ Impact / Perspective shadow / drop shadow blurry

29- Add a new raster layer

Layers / arrange / move down

30- Set your material palette as below :

Foreground : colour 6c9186

Background : colour 341018

Set your foreground with a linear gradient as below :

31- Flood fill your layer with that gradient

32- Effects / plugins / Graphic plus / Cross shadow default

If you feel like it you may add other effects on your background; I chose to leave it as it is  !

33- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with a colour of your choice

 34- Add a new raster layer

With your brush tool set as below and the white colour, apply the brush Smoke set1 by FallingStock6, as shown on my tag

If your Psp doesn't accept this large size brush you can use the tube I've made and included in my zip.

35- 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 19th of july 2009

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