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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

- Xero / Simplicity

- Unlimited 2.01 / Special effects 1

- 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 woman is by Tony Chavarria

You'll be able to get her tubes by joining in her sharing group here 

- The tubes of the scenery and of the perfume are by Guismo

You'll find some of her tubes on Dakara's site here

You'll be able to get her tubes by joining in her sharing group here

- Two of the brushes I have used are by PspAgi

- The other brush is by Coby

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Preparation

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

- Put the selections in the selection folder of your Psp

- Export your brushes in your Psp as  custom brushes

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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 :  dark colour 475e80

Background :  light colour  c4d6ec

Set your foreground with a linear gradient as below :

 

3- Flood fill your transparent layer with that gradient

4 - Layers / duplicate

Image / resize at 65% ( Resize all the layers NOT checked )

5- Effects / edge effects / Erode

6- Effects / plugins / Xero / Simplicity as below :

7- Effects / edge effects / enhance

8- Layers / duplicate

9- Activate your layer Raster 1 and repeat steps 6 and 7

10- You will probably notice that the effect Simplicity of Xero leaves some slight transparent gaps in the bottom and right hand sides of your tag; on step 11 we will suppress these gaps !

11- Copy your layer 1 as it is

Add a new raster layer and select all

Paste into the selection ( the copy of raster 1 which is still in the memory of your Psp )

Select none

Suppress your previous layer Raster 1

12- Make sure the layer at the bottom of your pile is activated ( raster 2)

13 -Add a new raster layer and select all

14- Open the image "BAS_EnchantedBKG_01.jpg" or an image background of your choice, copy it and paste it into the selection

- Select none

- Colorize the image background :

Adjust / hue and saturation / 153, 70 for me

- Set the mode of that layer to Multiply

- Effects / edge effects / enhance

15- Activate the first layer you have resized to 65%

- Effects / image effects  / seamless tiling default :

Set the mode of that layer to Screen

16- Effects / plugins / Unlimited 2.0 / Special effects 1 / shiver / 27, 22

17- Activate your top layer ( the second layer you have resized at 65%)

Repeat step 16

18- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / 6, 6, 70, 15, black

Do the same drop shadow with - 6  vert and horiz

19- Add a new raster layer

Selections / load a selection from disk / choose selection "fairymist_pauline1.PspSelection" / check Source Luminance and Replace the selection

Flood fill your selection with a colour matching your scenery tube 

I have chosen black

20- Effects / texture effects / blinds as below

For that texture effect , I have chosen another colour out of my scenery tube ( blue 336DC8 )

Keep selection

21-Add a new raster layer

Open the tube paysage " calguismistparis27129.pspimage" or a tube or your choice, copy it and paste it into the selection

Select none

* If you wish, you may play on the modes of that last two layers 

22- Activate, now, the layer Copy of Raster 1 as shown below :

23- Open the tube " texte_beautiful.pspimage" or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Effects / image effects  / Offset / Horiz : 325, Vertic : 0 / check Perso and transparent

I have set the mode of that layer to Soft light

24 - Open the tube " texte_love.pspimage"or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Effects / image effects  / Offset / Horiz : 0, Vertic : 250 / check Perso and transparent

I have set the mode of that layer to Soft light and lowered its opacity to 60

25- If the arrangement of your different items suits you, you can merge all

If you prefer to let yourself another opportunity to move some items later on, don't merge your layers but activate your top layer for the next step !

26- Add a new raster layer

- Selections / load a selection from disk / choose selection "fairymist_pauline2.PspSelection" / check Source Luminance and Replace the selection

27- Flood fill your selection with your foreground gradient

Select none

28- Effects /image effects  / Offset / horiz : 0 / vertic : - 20 / check Perso and transparent

29- Effects / plugins / Alien skin Eye Candy 5 / Impact / perspective shadow / drop shadow low as below :

30- Open the tube " calguisparfumshalimar5510.pspimage"or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

I have resized that tube to 65 % ( Resize all the layers NOT checked )

Place as on my tag

31- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / 0, 6 70, 15, black

32-Add a new raster layer

Activate your brush tool , set as below and apply in the center of your tag , the brush "agiBrush0221.PspBrush" or a brush of your choice with a colour of your choice ( I have chosen that red colour 950300 )

- Place the brush as on my tag

33-Add a new raster layer

Activate your brush tool , set as previously and apply in the center of your tag , the brush "agiBrush0223.PspBrush" ( size 381) or a brush of your choice with a colour of your choice ( I have chosen the same red colour as on the previous step

- Image / mirror

- Resize that brush at 120 % (Resize all the layers NOT checked )

- Place the brush as on my tag

34-Add a new raster layer

Activate your brush tool , set as below and apply in the left hand side of your tag , the brush "Celestial_Forms_Brushes_PS_by_Coby17.cs_10.png.PspBrush" or a brush of your choice with a colour of your choice ( I have chosen the same red colour as on the previous step

35- Open the tube "Tocha23340.pspimage"or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

I have resized my tube at 90% and have done Image / mirror

Place at the right place

36- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow of your choice / - 4, - 4, 30, 20, black for me

37- Add a new raster layer   and apply your signature

38- Make sure everything is in the right place

Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 pixel with a dark colour ( 010e2b for me )

39- Layers / Promote Background layer

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

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

41-Add a new raster layer

Layers / arrange / move down

42- Flood fill that layer with the background colour you have used on step 2

43- Effects / texture effects / blinds as on step 20

44-Add a new raster layer

Select all

Selections / modify / contract by 10 pixels

45- Flood fill the selection with the same light colour as on steps 2 and 42

Selections / modify / contract by 10 pixels

Hit the delete key

Select none

46- Adjust / blur / gaussian blur at 5

Set the mode of that layer to Dodge and lower its opacity between 50 et 60 ( It will depend on the colours you have chosen )

47 - Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 pixel with a dark colour ( 010e2b for me )

48- 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 28th of may 2010

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