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This tutorial was created using PSPX2
but it can be realized with other versions

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General conditions
This tutorial is an original and personal design of Libellule.
any resemblance with another one would be pure coincidence.
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but you are not allowed to use this tutorial in your site, or claim it as yours
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the mask was created by Nikita
The tube was created by Misticheskaya 

click on the name of the plugin to download it, if you don’t have it yet
Unlimited - PhotoshopII - Eliminate White - Sandflower Specials (imported in unlimited)
Mura’s Meister Copies


1 color palette - 1 mask (Nikita) - 1 brush tip (stars) - 2 selections
install the plugins in the special folder of PSP
copy the selections in the special foder of “My PSP Files”
you can copy the mask in the special folder of “My PSP Files”
or just activate it in PSP, then minimize it

Use the Paint Brush to follow the steps
Left click to grab it


color palette
here are the colors chosen by Libellule

if you change the colors, don’t change color 3
in the materials palette, set color 1 as foreground, and color 2 as background
prepare a radial gradient   90 / 3

Step 1
open a new background layer (transparent) / 800/600 pixels
paint with color 3

Step 2
layers/new raster layer - paint with the gradient

Step 3

and again, same plugin, with new settings

Step 4
effects/plugins/Unlimited 2/Sandflower Specials “V”/Star Maker

effects/edge effects/enhance
effects/edge effects/enhance more

Step 5
effects/plugins/Transparency/Eliminate White/defautl settings
effects/image effects/seamless tiling/default settings
layers/merge/merge visible
in the layers palette, set the opacity on 70%

Step 6
layers/new raster layer/paint with white
make sure the mask “1217491050_masques” is minimized
lalayers/new mask layer/from image

layers/merge/merge group

Step 7
image/free rotate/left/90°

in the layers palette, set the opacity on 75%

Step 8
effects/image effects/offset

effects/edge effects/enhance
layers/duplicate - image/mirror - image/flip
layers/merge/merge down

Step 9
layers/new raster layer
selections/load-save selection/from disk/selection “libellule_bonne_annee”
in the materials palette, prepare a linear gradient

paint the selection with the gradient
selections/select none

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

Step 11
effects/plugins/Unli!ited 2/Simple/Top Left Mirror/default settings

Step 12
effects/artistic effects/colored foil

layers/arrange/move down
in the layers palette, activate the layer on top of the stack (raster 1)
set the blend mode of this layer on “dodge”

Step 13
layers/new raster layer
selections/load-save selection/from disk/selection “libellule_bonne_annee2”
paint with the gradient prepared at the beginning
selections/select none

Step 14
effects/plugins/Unlimited 2/Render/Wood (tiled-fore/background)/sefault settings

layers/arrange/move down 3 times
the diamond shape must come under the mask (group-raster 1)

Step 15
layers/new raster layer
layers/arrange/bring to top
activate the paint brush tool (B), and find le tip brush named “PmsBrush32006”
place at the top left, and click 4 times (without moving your mouse)

Step 16
layers/duplicate - image/mirror
layers/merge/merge down
layers/duplicate - image/flip
layers/merge/merge down

Step 17
activate your tube
edit/copy - back to your work - edit/paste as a new layer
place at your convenience
effects/3D effects/drop shadow

Step 18
activate the layer “wordart_bonne_annee”, (or write your own text)
edit/copy - back to your work - edit/paste as a new layer
place at your convenience

Step 19
image/add borders/2 pixels/color 3
image/add borders/30 pixels/white
image/add borders/1 pixel/color 1 or 2, as you like
you can resize your tag if necessary (800 pixels, or other…)

don’t forget to apply your watermark
save as… type JPEG

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