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conditions of use of the material provided
It is forbidden to modifiy, change the name, take off the watermarks or alter the tubes.
It is forbidden to share them in groups or offer them on your site, blog or forum.
If you want to use them to create a tutorial, you must ask the permission of the authors.
MaryDesig has the permission of the creators to use their tubes, masks and decorations
Thank you to all of them for their work
Without their beautiful creations, no tutorials could be written.

translator’s note : I use PSPX9 to create the tags of my translations
but you can follow this tutorial with any other version of PSP

Material and operation tips

open all tubes and duplicate them (window -> duplicate)
Close original tubes and work with the copies (to preserve the originals)
don’t forget to erase tubers’ watermarks before using them
open the mask(s) and minimize it(them) to tray
double click on plugins’ presets to install them

no plugin needed

use the pencil to follow the steps
hold down Left click to grab it and move it

open a new transparent raster layer 900 * 700 pixels
flood fill with a radial gradient (provided)

effects -> texture effects -> Weave

copy / paste as new layer « image_peynet »
effects -> image effects -> offset

selections -> select all
selections -> float
flood fill with « dorure » (provided)

layers -> new raster layer
selections -> select all
highlight top layer
copy / paste into selection « decor 1 »
layers -> duplicate

selections -> float
layers -> new raster layer
flood fill with « dorure »
selections -> modify -> contract -> 2 pixels


selections -> select none
layers -> new raster layer
flood fill with « dorure »
selections -> load-save selection -> from disk -> selection « MD_CONTOUR »

selections -> invert

layers -> merge -> merge down

duplicate and rename « decoration 1 » and « decoration 2 »

effects -> add-remove noise -> add noise -> 45% (on decoration 2)

effects -> add-remove noise -> add noise -> 60% (on decoration 1)

layers -> new raster layer, add your watermark
your layers palette looks like this

close the eye of decoration 1
edit -> copy special -> copy merged
open Animation Shop and paste as new animation
back into psp
open the eye of « decoration 1 » and close the eye of « decoration 2 »
edit -> copy special -> copy merged
in animation shop, paste after current frame
image property : 10

your tag is finished
Thank you for following this tutorial
don’t forget to sign your work
save as... type .jpeg

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