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 :

- Flaming Pear / Flood here

- Mura's seamless C / Emboss at alpha here

- Graphic plus / Cross shadow here

- Jeux de lignes / Entrelacement here

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 Kikirou

- The tube of the scenery is by Guismo

You can find some of her tubes on Dakara's site here or join her sharing group here 

- The tube of the little girl and the Background are by JHanna

you can join in her sharing group here

The other elements have been found on the net

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Preparation

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

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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 of your choice

My choice : Foreground : colour 9d8b77

Background : colour ffd3b5

Set your foreground with a sunburst gradient set as below  

   

3- Flood fill your transparent layer with your gradient

4- Effects / plugins / Flaming pear / Flood with these settings :

5- Add a new raster layer and select all

6- Open the picture "JHanna_131 bground.jpg" or a background of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Select none

Set the mode of that layer to Luminance Legacy ( I have lowered the opacity to 65 )

7- Open the scenery tube " calguismistscenery2499" or a big tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

I have slightly changed the colour of that tube to match my main tube, in that way :

- Adjust / Hue and saturation / Hue map

8- Effects /  image effects / Offset as below :

9- Open the tube "ditab blot1b.pspimage", copy it and paste it as a new layer

Set the mode of that layer to Luminance Legacy

10- Effects / distortion effects / Polar coordinates / check Rectangular to polars and Transparent

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

12- Open the tube "Jen-fleurs"of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

For my tube : image effects / Offset as below :

I have set the mode of that tube  to Difference to get a turqoise colour in harmony with the other tubes !

- You may choose to use a brush of your own on a new layer !

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

I have placed my tube in that way :

Effects / image effects  / Offset as below :

I have set the mode of that layer to Exclusion and lowered its opacity to 40

It is up to you to find the mode and the opacity that suits your tag, according to your own colours !

14- Layers / Duplicate

Image / Mirror

15- Open the tube "JHanna_85a.pspimage"or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

I did : Image / mirror and have resized my tube by 50% ( Adjust / sharpness / sharpen

Place the tube at the right place

16- Effects /3d effects / drop shadow / 0, -1, 40, 42, black

17- Open the tube "kikirou1366_pregnant_les_toiles_daz.pspimage"or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place the tube at the right place

18- Apply on your tube a drop shadow of your choice

I repeated the drop shadow used on step 16

19- Open the tube "sbs_wufreebie_border2.pspimage"or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place at the right place ( on the top left hand side or your tag )

I have duplicated that tube / Image / mirror and I have moved the copy towards the right

20- Open the tube texte "titre1_toi_fairymist.pspimage" , copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place at the right place

Repeat that step on the tube "titre2_toi_fairymist.pspimage

- You may prefer to write your own text or use a tube or a brush of your choice  !

21- Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

22- Make sure everything is in place

  Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 pixel with a colour of your choice 

I have chosen a dark brown : 45321d

23- Layers / Promote Background layer

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

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

26- Add a new raster layer

Layers / arrange / move down

27-Set your colour palette with two colours matching your tag

My choice : Foreground : colour 70c2b3

Background : colour f3c4a4

Set your foreground with a linear gradient as follows :

    

28- Flood fill your transparent layer with that gradient

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

30- Effects / plugins / Jeux de lignes / Entrelacement as below :

31- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 pixel with a colour of your choice 

I have chosen a dark brown : 45321d

32- 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 10th of April 2010

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

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