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 :

- Videorave / Nail Art

- 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 Karine

You can get her tubes by joining her sharing group here

The element of decoration I have used is by Scrap' by Graphic Chic

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Preparation

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

- Place the texture "patternx~02_gxchic!.bmp" in the Texture folder of your Psp file

Place the pattern "goldbeads.jpg" in your pattern folder of your Psp files

- Place the selections in your 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

 

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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 741e2c

Background :   light colour  eadcc6

3- Flood fill your transparent layer with your light background colour 

4- Effects / plugins / Videorave / Nail art as below

5- Add a new raster layer

Selections / load a selection / from disk / choose "fairymist_shirley0.PspSelection" / Check Source Luminance and Replace the selection

6- With your Flood fill tool, set as below, flood fill the selection with your foreground colour

Select none

7- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / 1, 1, 80, 2, black

8-Add a new raster layer

Selections / load a selection / from disk / choose "fairymist_shirley1.PspSelection" / Check Source Luminance and Replace the selection

9- Flood fill the selection with your light colour

Select none

10- Activate your Emboss brush as below :

If you can't see that tool , go to View / Customize / Tools / Emboss / drag it onto your tool palette

Set your Emboss brush as below :

 

Apply your Emboss brush on your 3 frames , they will take a golden colour thanks to the mode Difference I have chosen !

It is up to you to find the mode which gives your light colour the better effect that matches your tube !!

11- Set your colour palette as below with the texture " patternx~02_gxchic!.bmp"

12-Add a new raster layer

Layers / arrange / move down

13- In your layer palette, activate the layer where your frames are

With your magic wand , set as below, select the inside of your three frames while keeping the shift key pressed

14- Selections / Modify / Expand by 4 pixels

15- In your layer palette, activate the transparent layer which is underneath the layer with the 3 frames

Flood fill these selections with your foreground texture

Select none

Uncheck the texture in your foreground palette in order to get the setting you had on step 2  

16- In your layer palette, activate your top layer 

Activate the tube "GxChic_BlinginGarden_bling.pspimage"

Activate the layer of that tube named Spiral  , copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place the tube in the middle of one of your frames

Repeat step 16 for the other frames

You may choose another tube or different tubes to put in your frames

17- Activate the tube "deco_shirley_fairymist.pspimage" or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place at the right place

18- Activate your text tool, set as below , and write down your title with the font "Copper Alt Caps Expert.ttf" or a font of your choice
Put your dark colour in your background and close your foreground !

19- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / 1, 1, 60, 10, black

20-Add a new raster layer

Activate your selection tool and choose Star 1 as below

Draw a star

21- Flood fill the selection with your dark colour

Select none

22- Activate your Emboss brush set as below

I chose the mode Hardlight because it enhanced my star , it is up to you to choose your mode !

23- Repeat steps 20 to 22 with two more stars ( or more ! ) in different sizes

24- Activate the tube "k@rine_ dreams _Beautiful _Hindu_1175_JUIN2010.pspimage"or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

I have resized that tube at 75%

Place the tube as on my tag

25- Effects / Plugins / Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 / Impact / Perspective shadow as below of according to your own settings

26-Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

27- Make sure everything is at the right place

Add some symmetrical borders of 4 pixels with your dark colour

28- Layers / Promote Background layer

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

30- Effects / Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 / Impact / Perspective shadow as on step 25

31- Add a new raster layer

Layers / arrange / move down

32- Flood fill that transparent layer with your light colour

( You may add an effect on that layer if you wish ( Graphic plus / cross shadow for example or a texture effect .........)

33- Activate your top layer

Activate the tube " deco2_shirley_fairymist.pspimage"or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place it on top your tag

You may colorize this tube if you wish or add a light drop shadow to it  

I made that element with the preset shape tool included in the zip and I applied the Emboss brush on it

34- Add some symmetrical borders of 5 pixels with any contrasting colour

35- With your magic wand set as previously, select that border

36- Set your material palette as below with the pattern " goldbeads.jpg"

 

37- Flood fill your selected border with that pattern

Select none

38-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  20th of november 2010

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