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 make that tag, you'll need  the plugins :

- AP Lines / SilverLining.

- Simple.

- Filter Factory Gallery A.

- Mura's Meister / Perspective tiling et Clouds.

- 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 tubes used in this tutorial are by Sabine

- The tubes "Transat" and "soleil" are part of Sabine's tubes.

You can join in her sharing group here

- You will find her nice tutorials 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 tubes and image in your Psp :
- Window / Duplicate
- Close the originals and work with the copies !

- Place the selection file in the selection folder of your Psp files.

- Double click on the Alien skin presets, they will go in the right place.

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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 made with PSP XV

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1- Open a transparent image of 850 by 700 pixels

 2 - Set your colour palette with two colours of your choice.

My choice : Foreground : Brightful colour ffcd4a

Background : White (or any light colour of your choice).

3 - Flood fill your transparent layer with your foreground colour

4- Layers / Duplicate.

5- Effects / Plugins / AP Lines / SilverLining as below :

6- Effects / Plugins / Simple / Diamonds.

7- Layers / Duplicate.

 - Image / Mirror.

- In your layers palette, lower the opacity of that layer at 50%.

8- Layers / Merge down.

9- Effects / Plugins / Simple / Centre tile.

10- Effects / Plugins / Filter Factory Gallery A / Mirror, mirror default.

11 - EDIT / COPY.

- EDIT / PASTE AS A NEW IMAGE / LEAVE THAT IMAGE ON THE SIDE.

(To be on the safe side, you may save the image and name it Background).

12- On your tag : Selections / Load a selection /  from Disk / Choose "Fairymist_Summertime" and set as below :

13- Effects / Plugins / Mura's Meister / Perspective tiling default.

14- Selections / Invert.

 - Hit the delete key of your keyboard.

15 - ADD A NEW RASTER LAYER.

16- On that new layer : Effects / Plugins / Mura's Meister / Clouds default.

- In your layers palette, set the mode of that layer on to Screen.

17- Layers / Duplicate.

- In your layers palette, set the mode of that layer on to  Multiply.

18- Selections / Deselect all.

19- Open the tube "Graph-Sabine Desin-Tubes 79" or a similar vector tube (not a misted tube!), in your Psp and copy it.

20- Paste it as a new layer on to your tag.

- In your layers palette, set the mode of that layer on to  Multiply.

21- Effects / Image effects / offset as below :

22- In your layers palette, make sure the layer where the houses are is activated.

- Selections / Select all.

- Selections / Float .

- Selections / Defloat.

23- Activate now the layer which is just underneath (copy of raster2) and hit the delete key of your keyboard.

24- Activate now the layer which is just underneath (raster2) and hit the delete key of your keyboard.

25- Activate the layer which is on top of the pile (layer with the houses).

- Deselect all.

26- Optionnal : Layers / Duplicate.

27- If you have duplicated the layer of the houses (like me), activate your top layer.

- Effects / Plugins / Alien skin eye candy 5 / Impact / extrude / in the settings tag, click on the preset Fairymist_Summertime_extrude1

- Optionnal : Layers / Duplicate.

28 - Effects / Plugins / Alien skin eye candy 5 / Impact / Perspective shadow / in the settings tag, click on the preset Fairymist_Summertime1

29- Open the tube "soleil" or a tube of your choice, in your Psp and copy it.

30- Paste it as a new layer on to your tag.

31 - Place it as on my tag or to your liking.

- I have set the mode of that layer on to Multiply.

32- Open the tube "Graph-Sabine Desin-Tubes 82", in your Psp and copy the selection I have made if you wish to make the same tag as me.

33- Paste it as a new layer on to your tag.

- I have resized the tube at 75% (Resize all the layers NOT checked).

- Place it as on my tag or to your liking.

34- Effects / 3d effects /drop shadow of your choice (- 4, - 4, 30, 10 black for me).

35- Open the tube "transat"or a tube of your choice, in your Psp and copy it.

36- Paste it as a new layer on to your tag.

- Place it as on my tag or to your liking.

37- Effects / Plugins / Alien skin eye candy 5 / Impact / Perspective shadow / in the settings tab, click on the Fairymist_Summertime2 preset.

- (Beware you don't use preset 1again !!!!).

38- Open the tube "Graph-Sabine Design-Tubes 42"or a tube of your choice, in your Psp and copy it.

39- Paste it as a new layer on to your tag.

- I have resized the tube at 75% TWICE ! (Resize all the layers NOT checked).

- Place it as on my tag or to your liking.

40- Effects / 3d effects /drop shadow of your choice (- 4, - 4, 30, 10, black for me).

41- Effects / Plugins / Alien skin eye candy 5 / Impact / Perspective shadow / in the settings tab, click on the Fairymist_Summertime2 preset.

- (Beware you don't use preset 1again !!!!).

42- Open the tube "bird .pspimage"or a tube of your choice, in your Psp and copy it.

43- Paste it as a new layer on to your tag.

- Place it as on my tag or to your liking.

44- Effects / 3d effects /drop shadow of your choice (- 4, - 4, 30, 10, black for me).

45- Open the tube "Fairymist_Summertime_ titre", in your Psp and copy it.

46- Paste it as a new layer on to your tag.

- Colorize it if necessary so that it matches your colours.

- Place it as on my tag or to your liking.

47- Effects / 3d effects /drop shadow of your choice (1, 1, 27, 3, brown 3a0700 for me).

48- Make sure everything is in the right place !

- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with a colour of your choice :
f14800 for me.

49- Layers / Promote background layer into a raster layer.

50- ADD A NEW RASTER LAYER..

51- Layers / Arrange / Move down.

52- Image / Canvas size as below :

53- Selections / Select all.

- Copy the image you have put aside on point 11(Background) and paste it into the selection.

- Deselect all.

54- Activate the layer on top of the pile of layers.

- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / 0, 0, 80, 10, black.

55- Apply your signature

56- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with a colour of your choice :
f14800 for me.

57- 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 hereso I can see to the problem

Tutorial translated on the 24th of July 2013

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