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 plugin Alien Skin Eye Candy Impact

and the material zip down below :

Thank you to Annemarie for her lovely script ( click on the small green tag above to see it )

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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 Rêveries

- The masks are from HJR

The tubes of the scenery and of the flower are by Guismo

You can find her tubes on Dakara's site here

or you can join in her sharing group here

 - The tube of the birds has been made out of a tube from thiselectricheart

The other elements have been found on the net

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Preparation

Duplicate your tubes, masks, 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 a new transparent image of 800 by 650 pixels

2- Set your colour palette with two colours out of your main tube

My choice:

Foreground : 332e1f

Background : d4a106

3- Set your foreground with a halo gradient,  repeats 3 as below

4- Flood fill your transparent image with that gradient

5- Layers / duplicate

Effects / Image effects / offset as below

6- Activate your deform tool and stretch your layer to the right (about 20 pixels) so that the vertical line disappear

Activate the move tool to get rid of your deform tool !

7- Layers / merge all

8- Add a new raster layer and flood fill it with your light background colour

9- Layers / new mask layer / from image / choose mask hjr_Butterfly / check only Source Luminance

Adjust /sharpness / sharpen more

Merge the group

10- Set the mode of that layer to Dodge and lower the opacity of it to 70 ( it all depends on your colours !)

11- With your eraser tool set as below, suppress the two butterflies and the dots as below

12- Merge all

13- Open the tube Calguismistp1529  or a tube matching your colours, copy it and paste it as a new layer

You can change the mode of that layer if you wish ( mine is on Normal)

14- Open the tube 1228505914 by Rêveries or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Effects /'image effects / offset / horiz : 140, vert : -72, check perso and transparent

15- Open the tube calguis1329 or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Image / resize at 45 %

Set the mode of that layer to Hard light and lower the opacité of the layer between 50 and 60 

Place the tube in the left bottom corner of your tag

16 - Add a new raster layer, we're going to draw a bunch of rays that come out of the center of your the flower and we'll draw stars at the end of each ray later on

If you don't feel like drawing, you may use my tube Fairymist_faisceau_ lumineux, copy it and paste it as a new layer. Place that tube in the left bottom corner of the tag, in the center of the flower

- For the ones who want to create the bunch of rays :

Set your foreground with that colour :   f4e30c

and your background with this colour : ebb00b

Activate the pen tool set as below :

With your foreground colour, draw an oblic line going from the heart of your flower to the sky

Layers / convert to a raster layer

Set the mode of that layer to Dissolve ( Lower the opacity if necessary )

- Do that as many times as you want to have rays !

17- Add a new raster layer

Invert your colours in your colour palette !!

With your brush tool set as below , apply the brush The ThirdBar 003 or a brush of your choice in the top right hand corner of your tag

Set the mode of that layer to Dodge or to a mode of your choice

18- Add a new raster layer

Activate your shape tool / étoile 2 Corel 11_076 set as below :

Draw as many stars as you have rays and even more if you wish ( create stars of different sizes ) !

19- Open the tube Fairymist_birds, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place that tube as on my tag

20- Open the tube psp3cb, copy it and paste it at the bottom of your tag, in the middle

Make sure the grass isn't too high ( if necessary move your tube down )!!

Adjust / hue and saturation / colorize / 31, 255

Set the mode of that layer to Soft light and lower the opacity between 50 and 60  

21- Duplicate that layer and move it to the right of your tag

22- Duplicate the layer and move it to the left of your tag

Set the mode of that layer to Dodge

23- Put that colour 4d1c00 in your foreground

Add a new raster layer

Activate the brush tool set as below and choose the brush Moments of gold or a brush of your choice

Apply the brush at the bottom of your tag

24- Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

25- Make sure everything is in its place

Image / add some new symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with the colour f7d200

26- Layers / Promote Background layer !!!!

27- Image / resize it at 90% / resize all the layers NOT checked !!

28- Effects / plugins / Alien skin Eye candy 5 / impact / Perspective shadow / Drop shadow blurry default, as below :

29- Add a new raster layer and flood fill it with your foreground colour 4d1c00

30- Layers / arrange / move down

31- Add a new raster layer and flood fill it with that bright colour f4e30c

32- Layers / new mask layer / from image / choose Hjr_mask_curves2 / only check Source luminance

Adjust / sharpness / sharpen more

Merge group

33-Image / add some new symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with the colour f7d200

34- 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 11th of may 2009

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