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 :

- Two Moon / Wish it would Rain

- Flaming Pear / Flexify 2

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 Jenny.

You can join in her sharing group here

- The background "papier kit tendre reverie (14).jpg is by Yaya.

- The brush Flower spray brush has been found 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 mask "Lotty_Mask15.PspMask" in the mask folder of your Psp files.

- Place the two brush files in the brush folder of your Psp files.

- Place the files "fairymist_olga1.PspSelection" and "fairymist_olga2.PspSelection"in the selection folder of your Psp files.

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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 realized with PSP XIII

Step 1 : The background of the tag

- If you have decided to use my colours, here is what you can do :

- Open the colour palette "Fairymist_Palette_Olga", in your Psp and using your dropper tool, pick out my colours to set your Material palette ( left click for your foreground / right click for your background )

  1- Open a new transparent image of 850 by 700 pixels. ( NEW SIZE)

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

My choice : Foreground : Light colour d4de2c.

Background : Dark colour 62912e.

- Set your foreground with a linear gradient as below :

- Click on the square which shows your gradient and choose Fading foreground among all the gradients.

3 - Flood fill your transparent image with your dark background colour.

4 - Open the image "Papier kit tendre reverie by yaya (14).jpg" or a background of your choice, in your Psp and copy it.

5- Add a new raster layer and select all.

6- Paste your image into the seection.

- Deselect all.

I have set the mode of that layer on to Overlay ( It is up to you to see which mode suits your colours better).

7- Add a new raster layer and flood fill it with your fading foreground gradient.

8- Effects / Plugins / Two Moons / Wish it would Rain as below :

9- Effects / Plugins / Flaming pear / Flexify 2 as below :

10- Selections / load a selection from disk / Choose "fairymist_olga1.PspSelection" / as below :

11- Selections / Promote selection to layer.

12- Go back on the layer just underneath and hit the delete key of your keyboard.

Selections / Select none .

I have set the mode of that layer on to Multiply ( It is up to you to see which mode is best for you!).

13- Effects /  3d effects / Drop shadow / 1, 1, 60, 0, black.

14- Effects / Edge effects / Enhance.

15- Activate the layer which is on top of the pile.

Effects / 3d effects / Drop shadow / 1, 1, 80, 0, black.

16- Image / Mirror

I have left the mode of that layer on to Normal ( See what is best for you !).

Here is what I get at that stage of the tutorial :

 

Step 2 : The flower brush

1- Set your Material palette with two colours which will be used to apply the flower brush on your tag.

My choice :
Foreground : Green d4de2c ( as on point 2 of step 1).
Background : orange d85d0c.

Set your foreground with a foreground linear gradient as below :

 

2- Activate your brush tool set as below :

3- Add a new raster layer

Apply the brush " Flower Spray 1.PspBrush" or a brush of your choice with your foreground gradient ( left click  ) in the middle of each of the 4 squares of your Promoted selection layer ( The brushes will be applied on your new layer which will allow you to play on the mode of that layer ! ).

I have set the mode of that layer on to Hard Light ( It is up to you to see which mode gives a nicer result with your colours ).

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

It is up to you to find the drop shadow colour which makes your flowers show up nicely .

Step 3 : The waves

1- In your layers palette, activate layer Raster 3 and add a new layer as below :

2- Selections / Load a selection from Disk / Choose "fairymist_olga2.PspSelection" / same settings as on point 10 of step 1.

3- Flood fill that selection in white.

Select none.

4- Effects / distortion effects / Wave as below :

5- I have set the mode of that layer on to Dodge and lowered its opacity to 30 ( It is up to you to see which mode and opacity are best for you ).

6- Layers / Duplicate / twice !

7- Close temporarly the Promoted selection layer ( which will be on your way ! ) and place the 3 layers as below :

Open the eye of your Promoted selection layer.

Step 4 : The stars

1- In your layers palette, activate the layer which is just underneath your Promoted selection layer.

- Add a new raster layer

- Flood fill that layer in white.

3- Layers / Load a mask from Disk / Choose "Lotty_Mask15.PspMask" and set as below :

Layers / Merge group.

I have set the mode of that layer on to Dodge.

Step 5 : The main tube

In your layers palette, activate the layer which is on top of the pile !

1- Open the tube "Jen_Vrouw 433_24-03-2011.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 my tube at 85% ( Resize all the layers NOT checked !).

- Place as on my tag or to your liking.

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

Step 6 : The title

1- Set your Material palette as below :

Close your foreground and set your background with a colour of your choice to write that title.
My choice : Dark green 334a0a.

2- Activate your text tool, set as below :

If you use another font , you will probably have to change the size of it.

- Apply your text tool on your tag and write down the chosen word ( Olga for me ).

- Confirm and convert to raster layer.

Place your title as on my tag or to your liking.

3- Effects / 3d effects / Drop shadow of your choice / 1, 1, 80, 1, yellow colour ffff7b for me .

Step 7 : The borders

1- Apply your signature.

2- Make sure everything is at the right place !

3- Image / add some symmetric borders of 2 pixels with a colour of your choice :
d4de2c for me.

4- Layers / Promote background layer.

5- Image / Resize as below :

6- Effects / 3d effects / Drop shadow / 0, 0, 80, 20, black.

7 - Add a new raster layer

Layers / Arrange / Move down.

8- Flood fill that new layer with your background colour.

9- Effects / Plugins / Two Moons / Wish it would Rain as below :

10- Add a new raster layer and flood fill it in white.

11- Layers / Load a mask from Disk / Choose "Lotty_Mask15.PspMask" and set as previously :

- Merge groupe and set the mode of that layer on to Dodge.

12- Image / add some symmetric borders of 1 pixel with a colour of your choice :
d4de2c for me.

13 - 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 13th of August 2011

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