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To realize that tag, you'll need the plugins FM tile tools, Graphic plus, Alien skin Eye Candy 5 / Impact and Nature

and the material zip here


*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 and the background I have used are by JHanna

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

 - One of the brushes I have used is by LadyVictoire

- One of the masks I have used is by Reverie

- The other elements have been found on the net



Duplicate your tubes, masks and background; close the originals and minimize the copies for now. Export your brushes in your psp as custom brushes


Click here to print the tutorial


You can use my arrow to follow your work



1- Open a new transparent image of 800 by 650 pixels

2- Flood fill that layer with a colour of your choice; I have chosen the colour turquoise  d5fcfa

3- Add a new raster layer and select all

4- Open Jhanna_128_background or a background of your choice, copy it and paste it into the selection

Select none

5- Effects / plugins / FM tile tools / Blend emboss default but Gray level at 255 ! ( this effect will work on this particular background I have chosen )

6- Set the mode of that layer to Multiply

If the result doesn't match your main tube , try to choose another mode for that layer or try another background or change the colour of your first layer ( raster 1) !!!!!

7- We're now going to create light effects by using a mask and a brightful gradient

- Set your colour palette with two colours out of your main tube

My choice: Foreground : colour  f4e3bf

Background : colour 7c6849

8 - Set your foreground with a linear gradient, angle 45, repeats 0, Invert checked

Add a new raster layer and flood fill it with your gradient

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

10- Layers / new mask layer / from image / mask 1217491254 from Reverie / only check Source Luminance

Adjust / sharpness / sharpen more

Merge group

11- Layers / duplicate

12- Effects / image effects  / Offset / - 100, 0, check Custom and Transparent

13- Layers / new mask layer / from image / mask 2 jpeg / only check Source Luminance

Merge group

14- Layers / merge down

Set the mode of that layer to your liking (I have chosen the mode Overlay )

15- Open the tube Clouds_SilTerencio, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Place that layer at the bottom of your tag

16- Duplicate that layer two or three times so that the bottom of your tag is covered with clouds ( Later on, your main tube will be placed on those clouds )

17- Play around with the modes of your different clouds layers ( I have used the modes Overlay, Screen and Luminance Legacy )

18- Open the tube JHanna_160-...or a tube of your choice, copy it and paste it as a new layer

Resize JHanna's tube at 75%

Adjust / sharpness / sharpen

Place your tube as shown on my tag

I have lowered the opacity of the layer to 95 but it's up to you to do it or not !

19- Effects / 3d effects / drop shadow / 0, 10, 30, 10, black

20 - Set your foreground with the colour you wish to use to draw the grass we're going to put at the bottom of the tag

I have chosen the very light colour f4f2d2

- Add a new raster layer

Activate your brush tool, set as below and apply the brush LadyVictoria_foliage_3 or a brush of your choice, at the bottom of your tag

21- If you haven't got Psp 12 and can't use LadyVictoria brush, you may use my tube "grass_fairymist" and colorize it if necessary

22- Add a new raster layer

With your tool brush set as on point 20 , apply your brush Starry12 ( size about 300 pixels ) or a brush of your choice, with a colour of your choice ( I have used the same colour as on point 20 ) in the top hand right corner of your tag; you may have to duplicate that layer to get a deeper colour !

23- Add a new raster layer

With your text tool , write your own title or use my tube "titre_zen_fairymist" included in the zip

Place that title where it suits you

24- Add a new raster layer

Activate the preset shape tool set as below, draw a shape of your choice ( flower, star, heart .....) in the top left hand corner of your tag

Add as many layers as you want to draw shapes ! Vary the sizes ! Swap your background and foreground colour to make a change ! Have fun !!!

25- Add a new raster layer and apply your signature

26- Make sure everything is in its place

Merge all and copy that layer

27- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 pixel with your light colour

28  - Layers / Promote Background layer

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

30 - Effects / Alien skin Eye candy 5/ Impact / Perspective shadow / drop shadow blurry

31-Add a new raster layer

Layers / arrange / move down

Select all

32- Paste into the selection ( the copy of your tag )

Select none

33- Effects / plugins / Alien skin Eye candy 5 / Nature / Ripples / Waves, small and blurry default

34- Image / add some symmetrical borders of 1 pixel with your light colour

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


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 13th of june 2009


Thank you Annemarie for your lovely version

and for your beautiful script ( click on the tag, to see it )


































































Ruth from Canada

You can see all the versions that are on the French tutorial page here