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Original can be found here

Franie works with PSP 13, and I use PSP 17
But this tutorial can be realized with another version of PSP

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please put a link towards the tutorial.
Thank you to understand and respect the rules.

The tubes Franie uses have been sent by the authors in different sharing groups
And she has their permission to use them
Some of them have been found on the WEB,
she also creates her own tubes
If you see a tube that belongs to you, contact Franie or myself
And a link towards your site will be added.
Translator’s note : I used my own tube to create my tag.
You can get it for free on my site

Filters used
Medhi / Wavy Lab 1.1
DCspecial / SpiroFX
MuRa's Meister / Copies
MuRa's Meister / Perspective Tiling
Graphics Plus / Cross Shadow
Alien Skin - Eye Candy 5 Impact / Perspective Shadow

1 Alpha-layer_selections
1 tube animal
3 tubes type png
1 text
1 color palette

Tubers’ authorizations 

Franie’s colors
Don’t hesitate to change them and to change the blend modes of the layers
According to your tubes and images
color 1 -> foreground color -> #f3f3f3
color 2 -> background color -> #798696
color 3 -> #b0ee00
color 4 -> #173900

translator’s note : I used the following colors -->
1->##edd9c7  2->##ba773e  3->##f2627d  4->##83051c

Use the paintbrush to follow the steps
left click to grab it

Step 1
open the alpha layer
close the original and work with the copy

Step 2
in the materials palette, set colors 1 and 2 as foreground and background colors

Step 3
effects/plugins/Mehdi/Wavy Lab 1.1

Step 4
effects/distortion effects/wave/color 4

Step 5
image/resize/ « all layers » unchecked/75%

effects/plugins/DCSpecial/SpiroFX/colors 3 and 4

Step 6
in the materials palette, prepare a linear gradient,
colors 3 and 4 as foreground and background colors

Step 7
selections/select all
selections/float – selections/defloat
selections/modify/select selection borders

layers/new raster layer
flood fill the selection with the gradient
selections/select none

Step 8
activate the layer « Copy (2) of Raster 1 »
selections/load selection/from alpha channel/selection #1
effects/3D effects/buttonize

selections/select none
acitvate the layer « Raster 2 »
layers/merge/merge down
effects/3D effects/drop shadow/color 4

Step 9
activate the layer « Copy of Raster 1 »
selections/load selection/from alpha channel/selection #2
selections/promote selection to layer
effects/artistic effects/hot wax coating
selections/select none

Step 10
effects/plugins/Mura’s Meister/Copies

effects/3D effects/drop shadow/   0 / 0 / 100 / 15 / color 4
effects/edge effects/enhance

Step 11
image/resize/uncheck « all layers »/95%
image/resize/uncheck « all layers »/95%
layers/merge/merge down twice
effects/3D effects/drop shadow as before

Step 12
activate the top layer
layers/new raster layer
selections/load selection/from alpha channel/selection #3
flood fill the selection with color 4
selections/select none
effects/plugins/Graphic Plus/Cross Shadow

effects/3D effects/drop shadow (twice)

Step 13
write the text (or your own text)
font -> Arial – size 22 pixels for the title and 18 pixels for the text – color 4

you can use the text tube provided -> copy/paste as new layer
effects/image effects/ofset

effects/3D effects/drop shadow

Step 14
activate the bottom layer (Raster 1)
acitvate the bottom layer once more
image/canvas size

Step 15
acitvate « Copy of Raster 1 »
effects/plugins/Mura’s Meister/Perspective Tiling


Step 16
activate the top layer
layers/new raster layer
selections/load selection/from alpha channel/selection #4
flood fill the selection with color 4
effects/plugins/Graphic Plus/Cross Shadow as before
selections/select none
effects/3D effects/drop shadow (twice)/   1 / -1 / 80 / 2 / color 3

Step 17
your layers palette looks like this

Step 18
your tag looks like this

Step 19
copy/paste as new layer the tube « animals_52 »
image/resize/uncheck « all layers »/75%
(translator’s note : I resized the dogs’ tube to 45%)
move it as shown on the final result
effects/plugins/Alien Skin Eye Candy 5 Impact/Perspective Shadoow/Reflet Behind

Step 20
copy/paste the decoration tubes and place them where you like
Franie applied the perspective shadow of step 19 on each tube

Step 21
layers/merge/merge visible

Step 22
image/add borders -->
2 pixels color 1
2 pixels color 4
40 pixels white

Step 23
select the white border with the magic wand tool
layers/new raster layer
edit/paste into selection (the image is in the clipboard)
effects/art media effects/brush strokes

selections/select none

Step 24
image/mirror/mirror vertical – image/mirror/mirror horizontal
layers/merge/merge down
selections/select all – selections/modify/contract

effects/3D effects/drop shadow/   0 / 0 / 100 / 25 / color 4
selections/select none

Step 25
image/add borders-->
2 pixels color 1
2 pixels color 4

Step 26
apply your zignature
fils/save as... type jpeg

Your tag is finished

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It will be her pleasure to show it in her site

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