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 filter :

& Bkg Kaleidoscope / FlipsidesRsf that I have placed in my Filters Unlimited. Filter here

- MuRa's Meister / Copies

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 little angel with the zebra is by Jhanna

You may join her sharing group here

- The tube of the scenery is by Guismo

You may find her tubes on Dakara' site 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 !

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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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- If you have decided to use my colours, here is what you can do :

- Open the colour palette "Fairymist_Palette_Sherry", in your Psp and using your dropper tool, pick out my colours to set your Material palette ( left click for your foreground / right click for your background )

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

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

- My choice : Foreground : light colour e7d9be

Background : dark colour 5a330d

- Set your foreground with a sunburst gradient as below :

 

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

4- Open the main tube "JHanna_630 tube.pspimage" or a tube of your choice and copy it.

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

6- Activate your warp brush and set it as below :

 

- Apply the brush on your tube and make as many circular movements as needed to cover the whole layer like shown below :

- Your result will depend on the colours of your tube.

- Don't hesitate to make dark colours come out !

- Click on the apply button.

7- Adjust / Blur / Radial blur as set below :

- You should get a similar result :

- If your result isn't as contrasted as mine, you may add an edge effect : Effects / Edge effects / Enhance more.

- You may duplicate your layer and look for a mode that makes your colours come out better.

- I have set the mode of my layer on to Hard light to make it look brighter.

8- Effects / Plugins / Filters Unlimited / & Bkg Kaleidoscope / FlipsidesRsf default.

9- Open the tube "calguismisted30012012.pspimage" or a large scenery tube that matches your main tube and copy it.

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

11- I have resized that tube at 75% then at 90% / Resize all the layers NOT checked, each time.

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

13- Set your Material palette as below :

14- Activate your text tool as below :

- Font used : MTF Chunkie Doodle.ttf
(open it outside your Psp if you have Windows Xp or paste it in the Font file of Windows for Win7)

- Click in the center of your tag, and write down the letter J in small letters.

- Confirm your writing and promote the vector layer into a raster layer.

15- Layers / Duplicate (twice).

16- Place these three pieces next to each other so that you get a long ribbon as shown below :

- On the third piece, I did Image / mirror and Image / flip.

- My final lace is included in my zip, if you want to use it !

17- Activate now the layer on top of the pile.

- Layers / Merge down (twice).

18- Place it as on my tag.

19- Activate your magic wand set as below :

20- Click underneath the weavy ribbon as shown below :

21- Selections / modify / expand by 2 pixels.

22- Selections / invert.

23- In your layers palette, activate the layer which is just underneath the wavy ribbon (your scenery layer).

- Open the image " file_1340769.jpg" or an image of your choice and copy it.

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

24- Hit the delete key of your keyboard. Deselect all.

25- Activate your top layer.

- Select your text tool again, set as on point 14 with size at 48 pixels.

- Click in the middle of your tag and wrtie down the letter "a" in small letters (change letter if you wish to use another figure !).

- Confirm your writing and promote the vector layer into a raster layer.

26- Effects / plugins / Mura's Meister / Copies as below :

27- Place it on the top part of your tag, like me.

28- Open the tube "stars_etoiles.pspimage" and copy it.

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

- Place it to your liking.

- In the layers palette, I have lowered the opacity of that layer at 95.

30- Open the tube "texte_sherry.pspimage" or a text tube of your choice and copy it.

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

- Place it to your liking.

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

32- Open the tube "JHanna_630 tube.pspimage" or a tube of your choice and copy it.

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

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

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

35- Open the tube "Fairymist_fleurs" and copy it.

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

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

36- Make sure everything is at the right place.

- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 2 pixels with a colour of your choice.
I have chosen the dark brown colour : 3c2015

37- Edit / Copy your tag.

38- Layers / Promote background layer.

39- Image / Canvas size as below :

40- ADD A NEW RASTER LAYER.

41- Layers / Arrange / Move down.

42- Selections / select all.

43- PASTE into the selection. Deselect all.

44- Adjust / Blur / radial blur as previously (point 7).

45 - Effects / Edge effects / Enhance more.

46- Activate your top layer.

- Selections / select all.

 - Selections / modify / contract by 5 pixels.

47 - ADD A NEW RASTER LAYER.

 - Flood fill the selection in white on that new layer.

48- Selections / modify / contract by 5 pixels.

Hit the delete key of your keyboard. Deselect all.

49- Adjust / Blur / radial blur as previously (point 7).

- Set the mode of that layer on to Dodge.

50- Layers / Duplicate (once or twice, according to your liking).
- I duplicated it twice !

51- In your layers palette, activate the layer of your tag.

- Effetcs / 3d effects / drop shadow / 1, 1, 75, 1, black . Then : - 1, - 1, 75, 1, black.

52- Apply your signature.

53- - Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 pixel with a colour of your choice.
I have chosen the dark brown colour : 3c2015

54 - 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 here so I can see to the problem

Tutorial translated on the 1st of June 2013

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