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

and the material zip, down below : ( the tube of the scenery isn't included)

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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 Kikirou

- The picture I have used is by Patrick Gunderson

 - One of the brushes is by Ales1984

The other brushes have been found on the web

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Preparation

Duplicate your tubes, mask and picture, close the originals and minimize the copies for now.

 Export your brushes in your psp as custom brushes

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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- Set your palette layers with two colours out of your main tube

My choice : Foreground : colour 2253A0

Background : colour 85AAE1

3- Flood fill your transparent layer with your foreground colour

Effects / Graphic plus / Cross shadow  default

4- Add a new raster layer and select all

5- Open the picture Bg de Patrick Gunderson or a picture of your choice, copy it and paste it into the selection

Select none

Set the mode of that layer to Luminance Legacy

6- Add a new raster layer and flood fill it with your background colour ( right clic )

7- Layers / new mask layer / from image / choose Mask 121 / check Source luminance

Merge group

Lower the opacity of that layer to your liking ( I have lowered it to 60 )

8- Open a scenery tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Set the mode of that layer to Luminance Legacy if the colours of that tube don't match the rest of the tag

9- Open the tube Kikirou171_Fantasy or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Resize th tube Kikirou171 by 85%

Place the tube as shown on my tag

10- Effects / 3d effects/ drop shadow / 4, 4, 50, 25, dark navy blue

11- Open the tube fougères, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place that tube bottom left hand corner of your tag

12- Open the tube étoiles, copy it and paste it as a new layer 

Place le tube as shown on my tag

 Instead of my tube with stars, you may use a brush of your choice but don't forget to add a new layer before applying your brush !

13- Add a new raster layer

Activate your brush tool and set it as below and apply the brush Floral_Ales__20, size 955 on the left hand side of your tag; use a colour of your choice

14- With your eraser tool, set as below,  erase all the parts of that brush that you don't want

15- Effects / plugines / Mura's seamless / Emboss at alpha par défaut

You may use the tube I've made with the flower brush  instead of doing steps 13 to 15

16- Open the tube texte enclosed, copy it and paste it as a new layer or write your own text with fancy fonts

17- Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

18- Make sure everything is at the right place

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

19- Layers / Promote background layer ( your background layer will be converted to a raster layer )

20- Image / resize at 90% / resize all the layers NOT checked !

21- Add a new raster layer

Layers / arrange / move down

22- Flood fill that layer with a contrasting colour

My choice : colour 031E49

24- Effects / Plugins / Murameister / clouds as below

25- Effects / plugins / Graphic plus / cross shadow  default

26- Add a new raster layer

Set your foreground with your light colour and apply the brush SS sparklies in the top hand right corner of your tag

27- Activate the top layer, the one with your tag

Effects / plugins / Alien skin Eye candy 5 / Impact / perspective shadow / Drop shadow blurry / black colour

28- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with your light colour

29- Save your work as a jpeg file and resize your tag 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 20th of April 2009

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