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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 Distort here, Graphic plus, 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 tube of the woman is by JHanna

- The tube of the scenery is by Aclis

You'll be able to get their tubes by joining in their sharing group here

- The tube of the flowers is by Psp4you

The mask "1217491287_masques.jpg" is by Reveries

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Preparation

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

Put the texture in your textures folder

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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 material palette with two colours out of your main tube

My choice : Foreground : light colour 8c6fb7

Background : dark colour, black for me

3- Flood fill your transparent layer with your background colour ( right click !)

4- Layers / duplicate

Image / resize at 75% ( Resize all the layers NOT checked !!)

5- Effects /texture effects /Blinds as below with your foreground colour:

6- Effects / plugins / Distort / Turn your inside outside / 100

With you select tool, select the geometrical shape which appears in the middle and hit delete to suppress it. Select none

7- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow of your choice (I have put 4, 4, 50, 20 and repeated with - 4  vert and horiz)

I have slightly lowered the opacity of that layer ( 90)

8- Activate the bottom layer, layer raster 1

Open the tube Aclis Paisaje or a tube of your choice ( scenery, intérior, flowers etc...) matching your main tube, copy it and paste it as a new layer

9- Activate now the layer Copy of Raster 1 ( the one on which we applied the filter Distort on step 6)

Open the tube Bloempurple_psp4you or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place the tube to your liking

10- Add a new raster layer and flood fill it with your foreground colour

11- Your mask 1217491287_masques.jpg is open in your Psp

On that mask : Image / flip and Image / Mirror

Layers / new mask layer / from image / choose 1217491287_masques.jpg / check Source Luminance  and Invert

Adjust / sharpness / sharpen more

Merge group

12- If you prefer, you may drag your center tube ( the flowers for me ) on top of your mask

13- Activate your top layer if you are not on it yet

Open the tube of the girl by JHanna or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

I have resized the tube at 75%

Place that tube in the bottom right hand corner of your tag

You may add a drop shadow of your choice if you feel like it 

My tube being misted , I didn't add a drop shadow to it

14- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with your foreground colour or a colour of your choice

15- Effects / image effects  / page curl as below :

with your foreground colour and the main colour of your center tube   :

 colour 944572   for me

16- Layers / Promote Background layer

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

18- With your freehand selection tool, seélect the bottom right hand corner of your tag as below :

Hit the key delete

Select none

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

20-Add a new raster layer

 Layers / arrange / move down

21- Set your foreground with the colour out of your main central tube, used on step 15 ( colour dark pind 944572 for me )

Flood fill your new transparent layer with that colour

22- Effects / plugins / Graphic plus / Cross shadow default

23- Add a new raster layer

In your material palette, set your background as below

Your background is set with the dark colour used on step 2 ( black for me)

Click on Texture as shown below

Choose Textureeauzonelib11

 24- Flood fill your new layer with that texture

It's up to you to see if you want to change the mode of your layer ; I have left mine as it is

25- Add a new raster layer and flood fill it with a very light colour out of your tubes

I have chosen the pale pink of my flowers   : colour f6e1f4

26- Your mask Sc-edge026 is open in your Psp !

Image / Rotate Right ( your mask will be then horizontal )

27- Layers / new mask layer / choose the mask Sc-edge026 / only check Source Luminance 

Adjust / sharpness / sharpen more

Layers / Merge group

28- Set the mode of that layer to Dodge and lower its opacity to your liking

I have lowered it at 57

29- Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

30- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with a colour of your choice ( I have chosen a bright pink CD5A9B

Image / add some symmetrical borders of 10 pixels with your background colour ( without texture )

Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with a colour of your choice ( I have chosen a bright pink CD5A9B

31- 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 have the slightest problem, please, send me a mail here so I can see to the problem !

Tutorial translated on the 7th of november 2009

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