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 :

- Mura's Meister / Clouds & Copies

- IC Net software / Filters Unlimited 2.0

- Cybia / Screenworks

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 trunk with the flowers is by Kikirou

( Kikirou doesn't share tubes any more )

- The tube of the woman is by Guismo

You'll be able to find her tubes on Dakara' s site here

and you can join in her sharing group here

The tube of the curtains is by MMDesign

you can join in her sharing group Here

 - The masks that I have used to create some light are by Narah

- The mask of the floor is by Vero

You'll find her nice 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 tube and image in your Psp :
- Window / Duplicate
- Close the originals and work with the copies !

- Place the two masks "2020.msk" and "Exkizz_Mask_Daphne1.pspimage" in the mask folder of your Psp files. The other two masks by Narah will be opened in your Psp.

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 realized with PSP XIII

Step 1 : The background of the tag

1 - Open a new transparent image of 850 by 700 pixels.

2 - Set your Material palette with two colours out of your main tube, as below :

My choice : Foreground : Light colour  dbcba9

- Background : Dark colour 85502e

3 - Effects / Plugins / Mura's Meister / Clouds as below :

You may click several times on the Reset colors button to obtain a cloudy sky to your liking !

4- Layers / Duplicate

5- Effects / Plugins / IC Net software / Filters Unlimited 2.0 / Color Filters / Blue sky / 130, 128

6- On that layer ( Copy of Raster 1) :

- Layers / Load a mask from Disk / Choose the mask "Exkizz_Mask_Daphne1.pspimage" and set as below :

- Layers / Merge group.

7- Effects / 3d effects / Drop shadow as below :

8- Here is what I did to get the colours that suited me ( It will be up to you to find the modes and opacities that give the nicest effects with your colours and tubes )

- I have duplicated my layer 2 ( Group - copy of Raster 1)

  

Step 2 : The lights

1- ADD A NEW RASTER LAYER

- Flood fill that new raster layer with your light foreground colour ( left click)

2- Layers / New mask layer / From image / Choose the mask "Narah_mask_Abstract61.jpg" and set as below :

- Adjust / sharpness / Sharpen more.

- Layers / Merge group.

3- Layers / Load a mask from Disk / Choose the mask "2020dmk"and set as below:

- Uncheck Invert the transparence !!!!

- Layers / Merge group.

4- Effects / Image effects / Offset as below :

5- Set the mode of that layer on to Dodge , opacity at 70 ( you may have to choose another opacity ! )

- It is really up to you to decide which mode and opacity suit you !

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6- ADD A NEW RASTER LAYER

- Flood fill that new raster layer with your light foreground colour ( left click)

7- Layers / New mask layer / From image / Choose the mask "Narah_mask_Abstract59.jpg" and set as below :

- Layers / Merge group.

8- Effects / Image effects / Offset as below :

9- Set the mode of that layer on to Dodge , opacity at 80 ( you may have to choose another opacity ! )

- It is really up to you to decide which mode and opacity suit you !

Step 3 : The tubes mask and flowers

1- Open the tube "Mask_pieces.pspimage" or a tube of your choice, in your Psp and copy it.

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

3- Place it at the top of your tag like me.

4- I have set the mode of that layer on to Dodge , opacity 40.

- It is up to you to decide which mode and opacity suit you !

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5-  Open the tube "kikirou1719 - still life.pspimage" or a tube of your choice, in your Psp and copy it.

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

I have resized the tube at 50% ( Resize all the layers NOT checked !)

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

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

Step 4 : The curtain

1- Open the tube "MMDesignz_Si168179.pspimage ( raster 1)"or a tube of your choice, in your Psp and copy it.

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

I did : Image / mirror 

3- For the tube I have used : Effects / Image effects / Offset as below :

4- The tube I have chosen being very light, here is what I did to obtain a dark colour in the right shade :

- Adjust / Hue and saturation / Colorize : 237, 255

- Adjust / Traitement optimal des photos comme suit :

( If your Psp doesn't have that possibility, you can do this instead : Adjust / Brightness and contrast / Brightness and contrast / - 20 / 0 ) Your final result will be approaching.

 For everybody : - Adjust / Brightness and contrast / Brightness and contrast / - 173 / - 17 (negative numbers !)

- Adjust / Hue and saturation / Colorize : 255, 195.

It will be up to you to play with the figures of the colorization and Brightness and Contrast to get the colour your wish !

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

Step 5 : The main tube

1- Open the tube "calguis1veninse23110.pspimage"or a tube of your choice, in your Psp and copy it.

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

- I have resized the tube at 90% ( Resize all the layers NOT checked !)

- Place the tube against the right and bottom sides of the tag.

3- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow of your choice / 4, 4, 60, 20, black for me.

Final step

1- Apply your signature on your tag.

- Make sure everything is at its place.

2 - Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with a dark colour.

My choice :

3- Layers / Duplicate

4- On the top layer :

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

- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / 1, 1, 100, 5, black. and - 1, -1, 100, 5, black

5- On the bottom layer :

- Adjust / Blur / Gaussian blur / 30

 - Effects / Plugins / Cybia / Screenworks / Dot Screen as below :

6- Activate your top layer :

- Open the tube ' deco.pspimage" or a similar tube, in your Psp and copy it.

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

Place it as below :

8- Effects / Mura's Meister / Copies as below :

9- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow of your choice / My choice, with the same colour as the border

10- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with the same colour as on step 2.

11 - 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  4th of February 2012

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MY OTHER CARNIVAL TUTORIALS here

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