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Original tutorial here
Thank you Lorna for allowing me to translate your tutorials.


Jet, Kara and Misssilly created the tubes used here.
Sorensen-Designs created the mask used here. Her group here
Silke created the scrapkit. Her group here
Thanks to all of you


May I point out that the tubes used here are strictly for personal use.
Do not change their names and watermarks and do not upload them on other websites.
Should you need to use these tubes for any other use than personal,
please contact the tubers first for permission.


You will need the supplies here
Plugins : Filters Unlimited2
Save the mask in your PSP masks folder.

All the colours used here are those I prefered for this tag. Of course you can use colours to your liking.
In the original tutorial, Lorna selected #dddaca (foreground) and #9daf50 (background).

  1. Materials palette : foreground #F8E2E3 - background #C38F96
    Open a new image 750x500 px, transparent
    Fill with the background colour


  2. Add a new raster. Fill it with the foreground colour


  3. Layers => Load/save mask => load mask from disk. Select the Sorensen_Designs-Standing_alone_Mask_101-07 :


  4. Layers => merge => merge group
    Effects => Edge Effects => enhance

  5. Open Jet's tube Jet-woman10-maart-2008. Right click => copy
    Paste as new layer on your working image
    Set the tube in the middle of your working image
    Effects => Edge effects => enhance
    Layers palette => opacity 40%


  6. Open Jet's tube jet-woman16-juni-2008. Right click => copy
    Paste as new layer on your working image.
    Image => mirror
    Move to the right side (see the tag above)


  7. Effects => 3D Effects : drop shadow with the following settings :



  8. Open Misssilly's tube Misssilly-MistLetters-Jan2008. Right click => copy
    Paste as new layer on your working image.
    Move to the upper right corner
    Layers palette => arrange => move down
    Layers palette => blend mode : Luminance (legacy)
    Effects => Edge effects => enhance


  9. Go back to the upper layer. Open Kara's tube KaraT4886. You may have to colorize the tube to match your own colours
    Here I went to Adjust => Hue and saturation => colorize : hue 250 - saturation 77
    Effects => Edge effects => enhance
    Layers palette => arrange => move down
    Layers palette => opacity 27%
    Layers palette => blend mode : Luminance (legacy)


  10. Go back to the upper layer. Open Silmaril_PierceBrosnan_JamesBond_2008_08. Right click => copy
    Paste as new layer on your working image.
    Move the lower left corner.
    Layers palette => blend mode : Luminance (legacy)
    Effects => Edge effects => enhance
    Layers palette => arrange => move down - opacity 27%

  11. Layers palette => merge visible


  12. Image => add borders 1 px #7E343E (original tutorial #75792b)
    Image => resize to 90% (resize all layers checked)
    Adjust => sharpness => sharpen
    Image => canvas size with the following settings :


  13. Add a new layer. Fill with your foreground colour.
    Layers palette => move down

  14. Go back to the layer above. With the magic wand select the tag
    Effects => 3D Effects => drop shadow : vert./hor. 2 - opacity 50 - blur20 - colour #000000
    Repeat drop shadow : vert./hor. -2


  15. Open the tube Deco1. Right click => copy
    Paste as new layer on your working image
    Move it to the right side (see the tag above)
    Layers palette => duplicate. Image => Mirror


  16. Again paste as new layer on your working image (the copy is still in memory)
    Image => free rotate with the following settings :


  17. Move and put it on the upper edge of your tag
    Layers palette => duplicate
    Image => flip

  18. Image => add borders 2 px #7E343E
    Effects => Filters Unlimited2 => Buttons & frames => glass frame 3 witht the following settings :


  19. repeat plugin effects

  20. Open the text tube. Right click => copy
    Paste as new layer on your working image
    Now it's up to you. You can add the following effect or not.
    Dupplicate the layer. Layers palette => set the copy off
    On the other layer : Effects => Distortion effects => wind with the following settings


  21. Repeat the wind effect : from left
    Set the text copy on. Merge down the text layer
    Move the merged text to the left bottom. (see the tag above)

  22. Add your name
    Layers palette => merge all (flatten)
    File => export as jpeg optimizer


You are done !
I hope you enjoyed doing this tutorial.

Translated by Silmaril, September 15th, 2008.

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