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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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Some of them have been found on the WEB,
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Filters used
PhotoshopII / Bethanie
 Flaming Pear / Flexify 2
 Toadies / Weaver
 Toadies / What Are You?
 Toadies / Rasterline
 Carolaine and Sensibility / CS-DLines
 AAA Frames - Texture Frame


Material
1 alpha layer-selections
 1 mask
 1 tube « object »
 1 tube « flowers »
 2 tubes « characters »
 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 -> #ca6a75
color 2 -> background color -> #8cbdcc
color 3 -> #e7c1b6
color 4 -> #ce737c


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



Realization
Step 1
open the alpha layer, duplicate it and close the original. Work with the copy
rename it « Raster 1 »

Step 2
in the materials palette, set color 1 as foreground and color 3 as background

Step 3
prepare a linear gradient

flood fill the transparent layer
adjust/blur/gaussian blur

Step 4
layers/duplicate
effects/plugins/PhotoshopII/Bethanie

Step 5
layers/duplicate
image/free rotate

image/resize/uncheck « resize all layers »/73%
effects/plugins/PhotoshopII/Bethanie once more (same settings)
selections/load selection/from alpha channel/seleciton #1
edit/clear (delete)
selections/select none

Step 6
effects/image effects/seamless tiling/default settings

effects/edge effects/enhance
effects/3D effects/drop shadow/color 2

Step 7
keep this layer (shadow) active
layers/duplicate
effects/distortion effects/Spiky Halo

Step 8
activate the top layer
set the linear gradient as foreground

layers/new raster layer (Raster 2)
selections/load selection/from alpha channel/seleciton #2
flood fill the selection
selections/select none
effects/plugins/Flaming Pear/Flexify 2

image/reszie to 75% (uncheck « resize all layers »)
effects/plugsins/Toadies/Weaver

adjust/sharpness/sharpen
effects/3D effects/drop shadow as before but uncheck the box « shadow on new layer »

Step 9
your layers palette looks like this

your tag looks like this

Step 10
layers/new raster layer (Raster 3)
selection tool -> custom selection

flood fill the selection with color 2
effects/plugins/Carolaine and Sensibility/CS-DLines/default settings
adjust/sharpness/sharpen
selections/select none
effects/plugins/Toadies/What Are You ?...

effects/plugins/Toadies/Rasterline/default settings
effects/edge effects/enhance
effects/distortion effects/polar coordinates

Step 11
activate the layer « copy of raster 1 » (second from the bottom)
selections/load selection/from alpha channel/selection #3
selections/promote selection to layer
layers/arrange/bring to top
selections/select none

Step 12
activate the layer « Copy of Raster 1 »
selections/load selection/from alpha channel/seleciton #4
selections/promote selection to layer
layers/arrange/bring to top
selections/select none

Step 13
layers/merge/merge down twice

Step 14
activate « Copy of Raster 1 » again
layers/new raster layer
selections/load selection/from alpha channel/seleciton #5
flood fill the selection with color 4
selections/select none

Step 15
activate the top layer
layers/new raster layer - flood fill with color 3
activate tha mask and minimize it
layers/new mask layer/from image

effects/edge effects/enhance
layers/merge/merge group
double-click on the layer (Group-Raster 5)
layers properties

image/add borders/2 pixels color 1
edit / COPY

Step 16
selections/select all
image/canvas size/color #ffffff

layers/ne raster layer
selections/invert and paste into selection
adjust/blur/gaussian blur/15
effects/plugins/AAA Frames/Texture Frame

selecitons/invert
effects/3D effects/drop shadow/   0 / 0 / 75 / 20 / black
selections/select none
layers/merge/merge down

Step 17
copy/paste as new layer the tube « woman_420 »
image/resize/80%/uncheck « resize all layers »
adjust/sharpness/sharpen
effects/3D effects/drop shadow

Step 18
copy/paste as new layer the tube « fleurs_80 »
resize to 70%
move to the left as shown on the example
adjust/sharpness/sharpen more
effects/3D effects/ as before

Step 19
apply your signature
add obrders/2 pixels color 1
file/save as... type jpeg
Your tag is finished

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