Tutorial Tag Karotine

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I work with PSP12, but you can follow this tutorial with another version of PSP

Tag Karotine

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.

Filters Used

Graphic Plus -> import in Unlimited2
You can find this filter here


1 color palette -> open it in PSP
1 tube -> open it in PSP, duplicate it and close the original.
1 background (fond_Karotine)
1 preset User Defined filter -> copy and paste into the default parameters file of PSP
The tube “Femme” is made by Tine’s friend : Karotine

The background and the preset are created by Tine
The 2 masks come from a group of sharing.

Use the dropper tool to put the colors directly into the materials palette.
Foreground color -> #7e3222 -> left click
Background color -> #ffffff (white) -> right click


The paintbrush will Help you to follow the steps


Step 1

File/open -> the background “fond_Karotine”
In the layers palette, click on the visibility toggle

Step 2

Activate the background layer
Layers/new raster layer
Flood fill tool -> fill with the white color (background)
Layers/new mask layer/from image
select -> mask_abstract

Layers/merge/merge group

Step 3
Your layers should be like this

Layers/merge/merge visible
Adjust/brightness and contrast/brightness-contrast

Step 4
In the layers palette, select the layer “copy of background”
Then click on the visibility toggle to enable the visiblity
Image/resize -> 80% -> disable : resize all layers

Step 5
Selections/select all
Selections/modifiy/contract -> 20 pixels
Selections/select none
Effects/3D eeffects/drop shadow -> black color

Step 6
Layers/new raster layer
Flood fill tool -> fill with the white color (background color)
Layers/new mask layer/from image
select -> GOLDY’S RIP THROUGH -> enable : invert mask data

Layers/merge/merge group

Step 7
Layers/merge/merge down
Effects/User defined filter
Find -> relief_Tine in the presets

layers/merge/merge all (flatten)

Step 8
Activate the tube -> Karotinefemmeposer34
Edit/copy -> back to the tag -> edit/paste as a new layer
Effects/image effects/offset

Selection tool -> frame the signature
Selections/select none
Effects/3D effects/drop shadow -> black color

Step 9
Image/add borders/3 pixels/foreground color – enable symmetric
Image/add borders/2 pixels/white color –enable symmetric
Image/add borders/30 pixels/foreground color-enable symmetric

Step 10
Magic wand tool -> select the border of 30 pixels
Effects/plugins/Unlimited2/graphic Plus -> Cross shadow
Default parameters -> 50/50/50/50/50/50/128/128
Selections/select none
Image/add borders/2 pixels/white color-enable symmetric

Your tag is now finished.

Thank you for having realized it

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Don’t  hesitate to send  your creations to Tine

It will be her pleasure to show them in the gallery at the bottom of the tutorial page

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And here is my try with my tubes. Wished it very different !!!

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