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 make that tag, you'll need  the plugin :

- Mura's Meister / Copies.

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 I have used are by GraphSabine

 - The masks I have used are by Maëlle Dreams

- 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 !

- Open the font outside your Psp if you have Windows Xp or place it in the Font folder of Windows if you have Win7.

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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 XIII

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

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

My choice : Foreground : dark colour 030337

Background : Light or bright colour 028fc5

3 - Flood fill your new transparent image with your foreground colour.

4- Selections / select all.

5- Open your main tube (Graph-Sabine Design-Tubes 188 for me), in your Psp and copy it.

6- Paste INTO THE SELECTION, on the layer you have just painted. Deselect all.

7- Effects / Image effects / seamless tiling as below :

8- Adjust / Blur / Gaussian blur at 30.

9- Layers / Duplicate.

- Image / Mirror.

10- Open "MASK-MD-099" in your Psp and minimize it.

11- Layers / New mask layer / from image / choose "MASK-MD-099" / set as below :

- Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen more.

- Merge group.

12- Effects / Edge effects / Enhance.

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

13- Activate the layer that is at the BOTTOM of your pile of layers.

14- Effects / Texture effects / Weave as below :

- Use two contrasting colours out of your main tube.

15- ADD A NEW RASTER LAYER.

- Flood fill that layer with your dark foreground colour.

16- Open "MASK-MD-110" in your Psp and minimize it.

17- Layers / New mask layer / from image / choose "MASK-MD-110" / set as below :

- Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen more.

- Merge group.

18- Layers / Duplicate.

19- Image / free rotate as below :

20- Image / resize at 125% (Resize all the layers NOT checked).

21- Layers / Merge down.

22- Activate your top layer as shown below :

23- Open the tube "Graph-Sabine Design-Tubes 158" or a tube of your choice, in your Psp and copy it.

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

25- I have moved my tube that way :

- Effects / Image effects / Offset :

26- Selections / select all.

- Selections / Float.

- Selections / Defloat.

27- Activate the layer that is at the BOTTOM of your pile of layers. !!!!!!!!!!!

28- Selections / Promote selection to layer. Deselect all.

29- Layers / Arrange / Bring to top.

- Close the layer just beneath as shown down below.

30- Open your main tube (the lady for me) and copy it.

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

- I have resized my tube at 75% (Resize all the layers NOT checked).

- I have placed my tube against the bottom left hand side of my tag.

32- Effects / 3d effects / Drop shadow of your choice / - 6, 2, 60, 20, black for me.

33- Open the tube "star1" or a small decorative tube of your choice.

- If you wish to use my tube you can colorize it so that it matches the colours of your tag.

34- We are now going to convert that tube to a picture tube :

- File / export / Picture tube.

- Write down the name of that tube as shown down below and click on Ok.

35- Repeat steps 33 and 34 for the other stars (star2 and star3).

36- ADD A NEW RASTER LAYER.

- Activate your Picture tube tool (Letter i of your keyboard). Choose "star1" and set your tool as below :

- Apply your Picture tube tool several time on your new layer.

- It is up to you to play with the scale of that picture tube to get stars of different sizes !

- If you wish to be able to move each star separatly, any time, you will have to add a new raster layer for each star applied !

- Proceed the same way with Star2 and Star3.

37- Open the tube "papillons" or a tube of your choice, in your Psp and copy one of those butterfies.

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

- You may colorize that tube to match your colours !

- Proceed the same way with your other butterflies.

38- Layers / Merge all.

COPY YOUR TAG.

39 - Apply your signature

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

- I have chosen my background colour.

41- In your layers palette, double click on your background layer.

- Click on Ok in the new window ! You have now a Raster layer !

42- Image / Canvas size as below :

43- ADD A NEW RASTER LAYER.

- Layers / arrange / Move down.

44- Selections / Select all.

45- Paste INTO THE SELECTION (the copy of your tag).

- Deselect all.

46- Adjust / Blur / Gaussian blur at 30.

47- Set your Material palette with two colours that will be used to write down your text.

My choice : Foreground turquoise 028fc5

- Background : pink e0008c

- Activate your top layer.

48- Activate your text tool, with the font VivianXtremeByWiescherDesign, size 60.

- Write down your word and click on the Apply changes button. Promote your vectorial layer to a raster one.

- Place your word where you wish.

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

50- Edit / Copy.

51- Activate the layer at the bottom of the pile.

- Paste as a new layer (the copy of your text).

52 - Image / Resize at 50 % (Resize all the layers NOT checked).

53- Effects / Plugins / Mura's Meister / Copies as below :

54- Optionnal : Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / 1, 1, 100, 1, black.

55- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 or 2 pixels with a colour of your choice.

- I have chosen my foreground colour.

56 - Save 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 8th of March 2014

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