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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, Tone

- Flaming pear / flexify 2

- Mura's seamless / Emboss at alpha

AP Innovations / lines silverlining

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 Mtfp

- The other elements have been found on the net

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Preparation

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

- Export your brush in your psp as a custom brush

- Place your selections in your 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 : colour white

Background : dark colour 160f07

Set your foreground with a linear gradient as below :

  

3- Flood fill your transparent layer with that gradient

4- Layers / Duplicate

5- Activate your duplicated layer ( copy of Raster 1) :

Effects / plugins / Murameister / tone / default as below :

6- Add a new raster layer and set your foreground with another colour out of your main tube; I have chosen the colour 964e49 as shown below :

7- Effects / plugins / Mura's Meister / Clouds as below

( if you can't see the colours of your palette, click on Reset Colors )

Set the mode of that layer to Overlay

Layers / merge down

8- Add a new raster layer and flood fill it with white 

Layers / new mask layer / from image / choose " Narah_Abstract020.jpg" and only check Source Luminance

Adjust / sharpen / sharpen more

Layers / merge group

9- Activate now your first layer , the one on the bottom of the pile ( raster 1 )

Layers / arrange / Bring to top

10- Effects / plugins / Flaming pear / Flexify 2 as below :

Set the mode of that layer to Screen

11- Layers / duplicate

Image / resize at 25 % ( Resize all the layers NOT checked )

12- Add a new raster layer

- Selections / load a selection from disk / choose " fairymist_music_1.PspSelection" / Check Source Luminance and Replace the selection

13- Flood fill that selection with your dark background colour

Select none

14- Effects / plugins / Mura's Meister / Pole transform default as below :  

15- Layers / duplicate

Image / resize at 75% ( Resize all the layers NOT checked )

- Effects / image effets  / Offset / Horiz : - 110 / vert : 0 / check custom and transparent

16- Repeat step 15 another time

17 - Make sure your top layer is activated !

Layers / merge down

18- Repeat step 17 so that all your fancy shapes layers are on the same layer !

19- Image / mirror

Image / resize at 120 % ( Resize all the layers NOT checked ) 

20- Effects / image effects  / offset / Horiz : 50 / vert : 50 / check custom and transparent

21- I added an emboss effect on that layer :

Effects / plugins / Mura's Seamless / Emboss at alpha default

It is up to you to do it or not ( you may prefer to change the mode of that layer !

22- Activate the tube " texte_music_fairymist.pspimage", copy it and paste it as a new layer onto your tag ( it is at the right place !)

You may colorize that text or set the mode of the layer to Luminance legacy so that it matches your colours

You might prefer to write your own text , using a vectorial circle like me !

23- Add a new raster layer

Activate your brush tool , set as below , and apply the brush "fairymist_bulle" or a brush of your choice , several times in the top right hand side of your tag; just change colours and sizes like me

If you prefer , you may use my layer ( You can colorize the circles in different colours, using your free hand selection tool to choose the ones you want to be in a particular colour )

You might prefer to use another element of decoration !

24- Merge all your circle layers so they are all on one layer  ( if you have drawn them on separate layers !)

I put an emboss effect on that layer as on step 21

You may prefer to change the mode of that layer !

25- Layers / duplicate

Image / mirror

Image / flip

26- Activate the tubes "modeles_fleurs_music_fairymist.pspimage", copy them, one by one, and paste them as new layers onto your tag

Duplicate them as many times as you wish and place them in the bottom right hand side of your tag

Merge all these layers with the flowers

 I did : Effects / edge effects / Erode

Then I set the mode of that layer to Multiply

( You may use my layer " fleurs_music_fairymist.pspimage" if you don't feel like making all these flowers / it will be up to you to colorize the flowers or change the mode of my layer ! )

27- Layers / duplicate

Image / mirror

Image / flip

28- Activate the tube "mtfp_174_birthing_monsoons_by_elpinoy.pspimage" or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer onto your tag

I have resized the tube at 85% ( Adjust / sharpen )

Place as on my tag or to your liking

29- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / 0 / - 1 / 61 / 41,58 / black

30- Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

31- Make sure everything is in its place

Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels in black or in a colour of your choice

32- Layers / Promote Background layer

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

34- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / 0, 0, 100, 50, black

35- Add a new raster layer

Layers / arrange / move down

36- Set your colour palette with two colours matching your main tube

My choice : Foreground : 805c52

Background : e7e2de

Set your foreground with a linear gradient as follows :

  

37- Flood fill that transparent layer with that gradient and stay on that layer

38- Selections / load a selectlion from disl / choose " fairymist_music_2.PspSelection" / Check Source Luminance and Replace the selection

Selections / Promote selection to layer !!

39- Effects / plugins / AP01(Innovations) / linesilverlining  as below :

Select none

40- Layers / duplicate

Image / mirror

Image / flip

Layers / merge down

41- Activate your magic wand, set as below ,click in the center of your merged layer

42- Activate your bottom layer ( the layer you flood filled on step 27)

Effects / plugins / Murameister / tone as on step 5

Select none

43 - Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 pixel in white or other colour of your choice

Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels in black or other colour of your choice

Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 pixel in white or other colour of your choice

44- 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 june 2010

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