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 filters :

- AFS Import / Ringtile and Sierpens.

- Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 / Impact.

- Mura's seamless / Emboss at alpha.

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 Zenyra.

- The tubes of the scenery and of the bridge are by Guismo.

You may join her sharing group here.

- The tube of the paint stand is by Tina Reagen.

- The font I have used for the title of the tutorial is Charade JF.

- 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 into the selection file of your Psp files

- Double click on the Alien skin preset, it will automaticaly instal itself.

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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 XIII

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1 - Open a new transparent image of 850 by 700 pixels.

2 - Set your Material palette with two colours out of one of your scenery tube.

My choice : Foreground : Light colour 60a8f9 that comes from the top of my tube.

Background : dark colour 72551f that comes from the bottom of that same tube.

- Set your foreground with a linear gradient as shown below :

3 - Flood fill your transparent image with your foreground gradient.

4- Layers / Duplicate.

5- Effects / Plugins / AFS Import / Ringtile / 11, 8, 4, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0.

6- Selections / Load a selection from disk / Choose "Fairymist_zenyra".

- Hit the delete key of your keyboard.

- Keep selection until point 12.

7- I have set the mode of that layer on to Luminance legacy and lowered its opacity to 80.

8- Layers / Duplicate.

9- I have set the mode of that layer on to Multiply and lowered its opacity to 80.

10- Selections / Modify / Select the borders of the selection as below :

11- ADD A NEW RASTER LAYER.

12- Flood fill that selection with your foreground colour.

- Selections / Select none.

13- Effects / 3d effects / Inner bevel as below :

14- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow as below :

15- I have set the mode of that layer on to Luminance legacy and lowered its opacity at 60.

16- Activate your bottom layer.

- Open the tube "calguismistedblueroczen22072014" or a tube of your choice and copy it.

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

- Place it like me or to your liking.

18- Activate now your top layer..

19- Open the tube of the bridge "Calguisdeco01082012" in your Psp and copy it.

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

21- I have resized this tube at 85% (Resize all the layers NOT checked).

22- I have placed the tube, that way :

- Effects / Image effects / Offset as below :

23- You may colorize the bridge to match your colours.

24- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / as on point 14 with your foreground colour.

25- Open the tube of the lady "Zenyra-312" or a tube of your choice in your Psp and copy it.

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

- I have resized my tube at 57% (Resize all the layers NOT checked).

- Adjust / Sharpness / Sharpen.

27- I have placed the tube, that way :

- Effects / Image effects / Offset as below :

28- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / - 4, - 4, 35, 20, black.

29- Effects / Plugins / Alien skin eye 5 / Impact / Perspective shadow / Click on my preset (as shown below).

30- Open the tube "TReagen_3040" or a similar tube of your choice and copy it.

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

32- I have resized my tube at 50% (Resize all the layers NOT checked).

- Place it as on my tag (Delete TReagen's watermark).

33- With your free selection tool set Point to point, make a selection around the white rectangular canvas.

34- ADD A NEW RASTER LAYER ON YOUR TAG.

35- Flood fill the selection, on that new layer with the same foreground gradient as at the beginning of the tutorial.

- Open, once more, the tube of the scenery and copy it.

36- Paste your scenery into the selection.

37- Effects / Plugins / Artistic / Effect of your choice !

- I chose the effect "Paint Daubs" set as below :

- Keep the selection.

38- Activate the layer on which is your canvas stand.

- Selections / Invert.

- I have chosen to modify the brightness of that stand (one can colorize it or both !) :

- Adjust / Brightness and contrast / - 57, - 23 for me !

- Select none !

39- Activate your top layer .

- Layers / Merge down (Canvas and stand are now on the same layer).

40- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / - 4, - 4, 50, 20, black.

41- Effects / Plugins / Alien skin eye candy 5 / Impact / Perspective shadow (as on point 29).

42- Open the tube "Fairymist_goeland_André" or a tube of your choice and copy it.

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

- Place it like me or to your liking.

44- Apply the same drop and perspective shadows as on points 40 and 41.

45- Open the tube "Birds"or a tube of your choice and copy it.

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

- Place it like me or to your liking.

47-Apply your signature

48 - Make sure everything is at the right place !

- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with your light foreground colour.

49- Layers / Promote background layer.

50- Edit / Copy (your tag).

51- Image / Canvas size as below :

52- Selections / select all .

53- ADD A NEW RASTER LAYER.

54- Layers / Arrange / Move down.

55- Paste into the selection (the copy of your tag). Select none.

56- Adjust / Blur / gaussian blur at 8.

57- Effects / Plugins / AFS Import / Sierpens as below :

58- Activate your top layer (your tag).

- Open the tube "Cadre" and copy it.

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

- It is at the right place.

- You may colorize it to match your colours.

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

61- ADD A NEW RASTER LAYER.

62- Selections / select all.

63- Flood fill that layer with the same colour as your frame (c9ab63 for me).

64- Selections / Modify/ Contract by 5 pixels.

- Hit the delete key of your keyboard.

- Select none.

65- Effects / 3d effects / Inner bevel as on point 13.

66 - Save your work as a jpeg file and resize it if necessary

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That's it, you have done it !

If you have the slightest problem, don't hesitate to get in touch with me !

Tuto translated on the 9th of june 2015

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You will find other versions of my tag, in the gallery here