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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 :

- FM tools,

- Graphic plus,

- Alien skin Eye Candy 5 / Impact,

- Mura's seamless

and the material zip here

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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 Kikirou.

- This picture of the background is by JHanna

You can join her sharing group here

- The mask of the flowers is a present from Dansounette 

The other elements have been found on the net

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Preparation

Duplicate your tubes and image; close the originals and minimize the copies for now.

Put the mask in your masks file and the texture in your textures file.

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 and select all

2- Open the picture JHanna_131_bground or a background of your choice, copy it and paste it into the selection

3- Select none and colorize to your liking

My choice : Adjust / Hue and saturation / colorize / 145 / 67

4- Effects / plugins / FM tools / Blend Emboss default

5- Set your material palette with two colours out of your main tube

My choice : Foreground : light colour f9fbfb

Background : dark colour 7a9eb3

5- Add a new raster layer and flood fill it with your background colour ( right clic )

6- Layers / load a mask / from disk / choose Masque_Fleurs_Dansounette / with the settings below

Adjust /sharpness / sharpen more

Merge group

Set the mode of that layer to Multiply or another mode of your choice

7- Add a new raster layer and select all

8- Selections / modify / contract by 10 pixels

9- Selections / modify / Select the borders of the selection as below :

10- Flood fill the selection with your light foreground colour

Select none

11- Effects / plugins / / Mura's seamless / Emboss at alpha  default

12- Layers / duplicate

Image / resize at 95 %

13- Open the tube Kikirou_671_capricorne or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place the tube in the bottom left hand side corner of your tag

14- Open the tube Fairymist_etoiles, or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it in the bottom right hand side of your tag

( You may prefer to use a brush of your own, in that case, add a new raster layer before applying your brush with a colour of your choice )

15- Open the tube constellation, copy it and paste it in the top left hand corner of your tag

16- Layers / duplicate

Image / mirror

Place in the top right hand side of your tag

17- Open the tubes papilons and paste them as new layers

Place them to your liking

You may use your own butterflies and colorize them or use other tubes of your choice such as flowers, stars, hearts ....

18- Open the tube Fairymist_titre, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place it on the right hand side of your tag

You may wish to write your own text ( make a 90° rotation and repeat point 11 )

19 - Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

20- Make sure everything is in its place

Image / add some symmetrical borders of 3 pixels with your light colour

21- Layers / Promote Background layer

22- Image / resize your tag at 720 pixels width ( Resize all the layers NOT checked )

23 - Effects / Alien skin Eye candy 5/ Impact / Perspective shadow / drop shadow blurry as below :

24- Add a new raster layer

Layers / arrange / move down

25- Set your material palette with your light colour in the background and a dark colour in your foreground 

For me : dark blue 406078  in the foreground

and light colour  f9fbfb  in the background

25- Flood fill your new layer with your dark colour

26- Effects / plugins / Graphic plus / cross shadow default

27- Add a new raster layer

Set your foreground with a linear gradient , angle 45, repeats 0, Invert NOT checked

Check Texture and choose texture Paper_155_4

28- Flood fill your layer with that "flowery" gradient

Set the mode of that layer to Luminance ( heritage ) or choose another mode if you prefer

29- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 3 pixels with your light colour

30- Save your work as a jpeg file and resize the tag 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 5th of july 2009

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