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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 :

- Screenworks / pinhole 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 woman is by Mtfp

 - The brush "dream_design_by_ghost_fight3r_9.png.PspBrush" is by Ghostfight

- The mask I have used is by Lotty

The other elements have been found on the net

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Preparation

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

- Place the brush files in your Psp brush folder

- Place the selection in your Psp selection folder

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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 : dark colour : Black for me

Background : light colour : white for me

3- Flood fill your transparent layer with your dark colour

4- Effects / texture effects / Blinds as below :

5- Effects / distortion effects / Warp as below :

6- Image / free rotation as below :

7- Edit / Cut

8- Selections / select all

Paste into the selection

Select none

9- Selections / load from disk / "fairymist_mariek.PspSelection" / Check Source Luminance and Replace the selection

10- Add a new raster layer

Flood fill the selection with your dark colour

Lower the opacity of that layer to about 50 ( 47 for me )

I have set the mode of that layer to Hard Light ( It is up to you to see which mode suits you better ! )

No need to deselect !

11- With your magic wand, set as below, select the inside of the circle

12- In your layer palette, activate the bottom layer ( Raster 1)

Hit the delete key

Select none

13-Add a new raster layer

Layers / arrange / move down

14- Flood fill that new transparent layer with a colour contrasting gently with the other colours  of your main tube

I have chosen the blue : 8d9ea8

15- In your layer palette , activate now the layer where your circle is and select the inside of it with your magic wand set as previously

In your layer palette , activate now layer raster 3, at the bottom of the pile

Selections / Promote selection to layer

Select none

16- Effects / plugins / Screenworks / pinhole

I have lowered the opacity of that layer to 55 ( see what suits you ! )

**** If the tube you are going to use doesn't cover up the central circle as mine does, you may add a scenery, a flower or an element of decoration, in the center of your tag . In your layer palette, activate the circle layer and select the inside of it as previously. Copy your element of decoration and paste it onto your tag as a new layer. Invert the selection and hit the delete key to suppress what is outside the circle. Select none ! **************

18- In your layer palette, activate the layer on top of the pile

Add a new raster layer

Flood fill your transparent layer with your light colour

19- Layers / new mask layer / choose "Lotty_Mask15.jpg" / Only check Source Luminance 

Merge group

20-Add a new raster layer

Flood fill your transparent layer with a brightful colour matching your main tube

I have chosen the colour ba1619

19- Layers / new mask layer / choose "Lotty_Mask15.jpg" / Only check Source Luminance 

Merge group

Image / mirror

20-Add a new raster layer

With your brush tool , set as below , apply the brush "dream_design_by_ghost_fight3r_9.png.PspBrush" with your light colour , in the middle but bottom part of your tag

21- With your eraser tool , size 100, hardness 50, other settings default, rub off some parts of the brush as shown below !

With your move tool , slide the brush to the bottom of your tag as below

22- Layers / duplicate

Image / Mirror

*****If your Psp doesn't accept those big tubes, use my layer with my white brush and colorize it to your liking ******

23- Activate the tube " mtfp_376_white_like_snow_©Sybile.pspimage" or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

 I did Image / mirror

and I have resized that tube by 90% ( Resize all the layers NOT checked )

Place the tube as shown on my tag or to your liking

24- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow of your choice / 0, 20, 60, 20, black for me

25- Activate the tube "fleur_mariek_fairymist.pspimage" or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place it at the right place

You may colorize that tube so that it matches your colours

26- We are now going to make the same flowers in another colour !

- Layers / Duplicate

- Selections / Select all

- Selections / float

- Selections / Defloat

- Add a new raster layer

- Flood fill your selection with another colour ( white for me )

- Deselect all

- Place that new tube to your liking

- Suppress the layer which is underneath ( the one you have been selecting !)

27- Activate the tube "titre_mariek_fairymist.pspimage", copy it and paste it as a new layer onto your tag

Place it as shown on my tag or to your liking

I have lowered the opacity of that layer to 60

I have made that title with the font Chow fun, size 36 ( on a vectorial circle )

If you wish to change the colour of my title , you can proceed as on step 26 !!

You DON'T have to put a title if you don't feel like it !

28- Activate the tube "birds_mariek_.pspimage", copy it and paste it as a new layer onto your tag

Place as shown on my tag or to your liking

If you wish to change the colour of my title , you can proceed as on step 26 !!

29- Add a new raster layer   and apply your signature

30- Make sure everything is in the right place !

Image / add some symmetricals borders of 2 pixels with a colour of your choice ( red for me )

31- Layers / Promote background layer

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

33 - Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / 0, 0, 80, 20, black

34 - Add a new raster layer

Layers / arrange / move down

35- Flood fill that transparent layer with the same colour as on step 14 but slightly lighter

I have chosen that blue a4b8c4

36- Effects / plugins / Screenworks / Pinhole

37- Image / add some symmetricals borders of 2 pixels with a colour of your choice ( red for me )

38- 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  6th of november 2010

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