Original tutorial can be found here

This tutorial was created using PSPX2
I use PSPX7
but it can be realized with other versions

General conditions
This tutorial is an original and personal design of Libellule.
any resemblance with another one would be pure coincidence.
You can share your creations, create signatures for your friends or for groups
but you are not allowed to use this tutorial in your site, or claim it as yours
You must indicate the copyrights of the artists.
Thank you to respect the rules.

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thank you to ask Libellule.
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and to share it in groups or forums

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install the plugins
copy the masks into the folder “masks” of “My PSP Files” or open with PSP and minimize it (best method)
open the tubes and duplicate them. Work with the copies, close the originals
copy/paste the preset shape into the folder « preset shapes » of « My PSP Files »


1 gradient - 1 preset shape - 2 tubes by Libellule - 3 masks (one by Becky, one by Libellule an d one with no name)
1 flower tube by Linda PSP Design - 1 flower by Donnak - 1 ribbon by Star Light Design  - 1 frame
1 word art by Libellule

The gradient « Corel_06_022 » (metallic gold) should already be installed into your psp.
It is provided in case you have lost it
in the materials palette prepare the gradient this way

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

Step 1
open a new transprent raster layer   800 * 800 pixels --> white

Step 2
layers/new raster layer and fill with the gradient

Step 3
layers/new mask layer/from image

effects/edge effects/enhance more
layers/merge/merge group

Step 4
image/free rotate/left/50

Step 5
layers/merge/merge down

Step 6
image/resize/uncheck « resize all layers »/105%

Step 7
layers/new raster layer
selections/select all
copy/paste the paper « hsd_beautiful_earth_pp2 » into selection
selections/select none

Step 8
layers/new mask layer/from image

effects/edge effects/enhance more
layers/merge group

Step 9
image/resize/uncheck « resize all layers »/90%

Step 10
effects/plugins/Toadies/What Are You ?...

Step 11
image/resize/uncheck « resize all layers »/80%

Step 12
blend mode of the layer : Multiply - opacity : 75%

your layers palette looks like this

Step 13
in the materials palette, set the gradient as background and close the foreground

Step 14
activate the preset shape tool and find the shape provided « sk background pattern12 »

place the shape top left and stretch it to the right

you must have this result

Step 15
when you are satisfied, apply object/align/center in canvas
layers/convert to raster layer

Step 16
effects/3D effects/inner bevel

Step 17
effects/3D effects/drop shadow

Step 18
copy/paste the tube « legende_cadre_libellule » as new layer
layers/arrange/move down

Step 19
activate the top layer
copy/paste the tube « libellulegraphisme_forest_faun2 » as new layer (or another one of your choice)
image/resize/uncheck « resize all layers »/80%
move it bottom right. The face must be in the middle of the frame

Step 20
activate the frame layer
activate the magic wand tool

click inside the frame
activate the top layer again and hit the delete key of your keyboard
selections/select none
layers/arrange/move down

Step 21
layers/properties/opacity 30%

Step 22
activate the top layer
copy/paste the tube « LF-Leaves-12092014 » as new layer (erase the watermark)
move the layer bottom right

Step 23
copy/paste the tube « cd_beautiful_earth_ele9 » as new layer
image/resize/uncheck « resize all layers »/65%
image/mirror/mirror horizontal and move it bottom rignht

Step 24
layers/duplicate - image/mirror/mirror horizontal - image/mirror/mirror vertical
layers/merge down

Step 25
copy/paste the tube « StarLightDesigns_DesignersCU92_elements(5) » as new layer
move it top right

Step 26
adjust/hue and saturation/colorize

Step 27
effects/3D effects/drop shadow

Step 28
copy/paste the tube « libellulegraphisme_forest_faun » as new layer
image/resize/uncheck « resize all layers »/70%
move it to the left

Step 29
layers/new mask layer/from image

layers/merge group

Step 30
effects/3De ffects/drop shadow

drop shadow again with the same settings

Step 31
copy/paste the tube « donnaK_mem_022 » as new layer
image/resize/uncheck « resize all layers »/80%
move it to the right, between the leaves

Step 32
copy/paste the word art « legende_mot_art_libellule » as new layer
move it bottom left, under the tube

Step 33
apply your signature
layers/merge all (flatten)
save as.. type .jpeg
if you want your creation to be « tranparent » (with no white background)
delete the white background layer, merge visible and save as... type .PNG

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