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 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 bird is by Pita Guismo

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

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Preparation

Duplicate your tubes and image, close the originals and minimize the copies for now. Export your brushes in your psp as custom brushes

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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 the background picture "image de fond" , we're going to work on it but before that make a copy of it and minimize it for the moment, we'll use it on line 23 !

2- Add a new raster layer and set your colour palette  as below :

Foreground : fddb94

Background : e45139

Set your foreground with a linear gradient , angle 45, repeats 3, Invert checked

3- Appy the brush Sweet Brushes by Coby 17- 53 in the middle of your tag

Move your brush in the left hand corner as below and set the mode of that layer to Hard light !

4- Add a new raster layer

Apply the brush Sweet Brushes by Coby, 17- 49, in the middle of your tag, keep the original size

5- Image / mirror and then Image / flip

Move that brush slightly on the right as below

6- Set the mode of that layer to Hard light

7- Layers / duplicate

Image / free rotation / 90° left ( don't check any of the squares below)

Image / flip

Place your layer as below

8- Layers / duplicate

9- Layers / merge all

10- Open the tube calguisredbird, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Resize at 75 %. Adjust / sharpness / sharpen

Place the bird as on my tag

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

12 - Add a new raster layer and set your colour palette as below

Foreground : 218f83

Background : 3c3341

Set your foreground with a linear gradient , angle 45, repeats  1,  Invert checked

13- With your text tool set as below, write the word Paradise with the fonts Destijl

14- Effects /3d effects / drop shadow / 1, 1, 70, 1, black

15- Add a new raster layer

With your text tool set as before , write the word Bird with the fonts Balmoral D, same size

16- Drop shadow as on line 14

Place the two layers with your text as on my tag ( but don't put them too low as they will be cut by your border later on !! )

17- Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

18- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 pixel in yellow: d4952a

19- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 50 pixels in white

20- Layers / promote background

21- With your wand tool set as below, select your white border

22- Clic right on your layer raster 1, in you layer palette/ change the selection into a layer

23- Activate the picture "image de fond" that you had put on the side on line 1

Copy it and paste it into the selection

Set the mode of that layer to Hard light

24- Merge all but keep the selection !

25- Selections / invert

Effects /3d effects / drop shadow / 4, 4, 50, 5, black and  the same with - 4 vert and horiz

Select none

26- Image / picture frame / choose transparent frame 02 from your Corel

27- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 pixel with your dark colour 218f83

28- 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 6th of may 2009

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