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

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 girl is by Guismo

You can find her tubes on Dakara's site here  or on her sharing group here

- The element of scrap text is by Angeldesigns  

-The tube of the branch is by Katussia

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Preparation

Duplicate your tubes, close the originals and minimize the copies for now. Put your selections in your selections file (For me : My documents / my Psp files / Selections )

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1- Open a new transparent image of 800 by 650 pixels

2- In your palette layer , prepare a linear gradient, angle and repeats at 0,  Invert not checked, with two colours out of your main tube :

Foreground : dark colour 560d1e

Background : light colour ad9bb1

3- Flood fill your image with that gradient

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

5- Add a new raster layer and select all

6- Open the picture JHanna_118bground, copy it and paste it into the selection

Select none

7- Set the mode of that layer to Multiply

8- Optionnal (I haven't done it ) : Effects / edge effects / enhance

9- Open the tube countryside provided ( Scen2Juin08Bnll ) or one of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

10- Lower the opacity of that layer to 50 and set the mode to Multiply

11- Add a new raster layer

12- Selections / load the selection / from the disk / choose selectmylove1 / check the squares Source luminance and replace the selection

13- Flood fill that selection in white

Select none

14- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / - 4, - 4, 50, 20, black

15- Set the mode of that layer to Soft light

16- Layers / duplicate

Image / resize at 75 % ( resize all the layers not checked !)

Move that layer to the bottom hand right corner of your tag

17-Merge all

Add a new raster layer

18- Selections / load the selection / from the disk / choose selectmylove2 / check the squares Source luminance and replace the selection

19- Flood fill your selection with a colour which contrasts with the other colours but which matches them !

I have chosen the colour turquoise 377793

Select none

20- Effects / edge effects / enhance

21- With the deform tool, strech that band on both left and right sides so the white bordures you can see on those sides disappear completly

Click on the move tool to get rid of your deform tool !

22- Layers / duplicate

Effects / Image effects / offset / Horiz : 0, Vert : - 40, check custom and transparent

23- Layers / duplicate 

Effects / Image effects / offset / Horiz : 0, Vert : - 40, check custom and transparent

24- You now have 3 horizontal bands that we're going to merge on the same layer :

Layers / merge down / do it twice !

25- Effects / distortion effects / wave as below :

26- Open the tube texte, copy it and paste it as a new layer

27- Image / resize at 90 % ( resize all layers not checked!)

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

28- Set the mode of that layer to Exclusion

29- Open the tube tree branch KTs Stickers set 1 09, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Resize it at 90 % ( resize all layers not checked !)

Place as shown on my tag

30- Open the tube of the little girl calguiscut2719, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Image / mirror

Place as shown on my tag

31 - Effects /3d effects / drop shadow / 0, 0, 0 60, 20, black

32- Effects / plugins / Alien skin Eye candy 5 / Impact / Perspective shadow / short perspective shadow in back

33 -Merge all and copy your tag ( We'll use that copy later on, online 36 )

34- Image / add symmetrical borders of 1 pixel with your dark colour

Minimize your tag for the moment !

35- Open a new raster layer of 854 by 704 pixels and select all

36- Paste ( the copy done on line 32 !) into the selection

Select none

37- Adjust / Blur / gaussian blur / 10

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

-  Repeat that effect

39- Go back to your previous tag, copy it

40- Come back to your layer of 854 pixels width and paste your tag as a new layer

41- Effects /3d effects / drop shadow / 0, 0, 60, 20, white

42- Add a new layer and apply your signature

43- Image / add symmetrical borders of 1 pixel with your dark colour

44- Save your work 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 here so I can see to the problem !

Tutorial translated on the 9th of March 2009

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