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Things Needed For This Tutorial
  • Paint Shop Pro (This is done using 9), but should be able to be done in newer versions.
  • A tube of your choice,I am using Elias Chatzoudis,which you can purchase here,do not use unless you have a license to do so.
  • Eye Candy 5/Impact....Chrome And Gradient Glow
  • Template51-Designs By Ali Here...Save this somewhere it is easy to find.
  • Scrap kit "Blissfull" by ZiggyFan Scraps...This is a PTU kit that can be purchased on my blog or you may use one of your choice.
  • This Mask....Becky_Mask023
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Please Note..All Settings remain the same unless otherwise noted.

Let's get started.....
1.  Open your tube....and the tag Template.  
2.  Make the tag Template active....Duplicate (Shift + D) once and close out original.  Image/Resize at 80%, Resize all layers...checked.

3.  Delete the top layer (Designer Info)....Layers/New Raster Layer. 

Layers/Arrange/Send to bottom.

4.  Open a paper of your choice...Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag template.

    Resize if you like.... Apply Mask above or one of your choice and Merge Group.

Layers/Duplicate...Layers/Merge/Merge Down

5.  Image/Canvas Size - Width 545 & height 500 pixels....Placement - Center Box.

Make "Bottom" layer active....Flood fill this layer with white.

6.  Make "Circle Back" Layer active....Selections/Select All
7.  Maximize a paper of your choice....Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag template. Edit/Resize if needed....Place it where you like. 

Selections/Invert ....Edit/Cut   ....Select none....Delete the "Circle Back" layer....

8.  Make "Circle Frame" layer active....Effects/Plugins/Alien Skin Eye Candy 5/Impact....Chrome, with these settings....
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9.  Image/Flip....Effects/Plugins/Alien Skin Eye Candy 5/Impact....
Gradient Glow, with these settings....
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10. Effects/3D Effects/Drop Shadow....Vertical & Horizontal 0,

Opacity 60, Blur 10, Shadow on new layer - unchecked.

11. Make "Ractangle Back" layer active....Selections/Select All.

Selections/Float....Selections/Defloat

12. Layers/New Raster Layer....Flood fill with white.  Maximize your tube of choice....Image/Mirror.  Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag template. Edit/Resize if needed....Place it where you like.

Selections/Invert ....Edit/Cut   ....Select none.

13. Layers/Merge/Merge Down....In your Layers Pallet,

Change the blend mode to Luminance (Legacy). 

14. Make "Ractangle Frame" layer active....Selections/Select All.

Selections/Float....Selections/Defloat

15. Maximize a paper of your choice....Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag template. Edit/Resize if needed....Place it where you like. 

Selections/Invert ....Edit/Cut   ....Select none.

16. Effects/3D Effects/Inner Bevel with these settings....Bevel 2, Width3, Smoothness 5, Depth 5, Ambience 2, Shininess 35, Color white, Angle 300, Intensity 30, & Elevation 50

17. Effects/Plugins/Alien Skin Eye Candy 5/Impact....Gradient Glow, same settings

....and apply same drop shadow.  Delete the "Ractangle Frame" layer....

18. Make "Big Heart Back" Layer active....Selections/Select All

Maximize a paper of your choice....Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag template. Edit/Resize if needed....Place it where you like. 

Selections/Invert ....Edit/Cut  

19.  Maximize your tube of choice....Image/Mirror.  Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag template. Edit/Resize if needed....Place it where you like....Select none....Delete the "Big Heart Back" layer....

20.  Make "Big Heart Frame" layer active....Selections/Select All.

Selections/Float....Selections/Defloat

21. Maximize a paper of your choice....Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag template. Edit/Resize if needed....Place it where you like. 

Selections/Invert ....Edit/Cut   ....Select none.

22. Apply same Inner Bevel, Repeat Eye Candy 5/Impact....Gradient Glow, same settings

....and apply same drop shadow.  Delete the "Big Heart Frame" layer....

23. Make "Inside Hearts Small" Layer active....Selections/Select All

Maximize your tube of choice....Image/Mirror.  Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag template. Edit/Resize if needed....Place it where you like.

Selections/Invert ....Edit/Cut   ....Select none.  Delete the "Inside Hearts Small" layer....

24.  Make "Heart Frames Small" layer active....Effects/Plugins/Alien Skin Eye Candy 5/Impact....Chrome, same settings....

Repeat Eye Candy 5/Impact....Gradient Glow, same settings

....and apply same drop shadow.

25.  Make "Small Circles" layer active....Selections/Select All.

Selections/Float....Selections/Defloat

26. Maximize a paper of your choice....Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag template. Edit/Resize if needed....Place it where you like. 

Selections/Invert ....Edit/Cut   ....Select none  Delete the "Small Circles" layer....

27.  Make "Small Circle Frames" layer active....Selections/Select All.

Selections/Float....Selections/Defloat

28.  Maximize a paper of your choice....Edit/Copy...Paste it as a new layer onto the tag template. Edit/Resize if needed....Place it where you like. 

Selections/Invert ....Edit/Cut   ....Select none

Apply same Inner Bevel, and apply same drop shadow. 

Delete the "Small Circle Frames" layer....

29.  Now have fun...apply elements of your choice, resize as needed.

....and apply same drop shadow.

30.  Layers/Merge/Merge All Flatten...add your name, effects and don't forget to add the proper copyright info.

That's it...Your all done.  If you are using it for a Tag you may want to resize....I like to use 65%.  Now if you are using it for a header, no need to resize.

To save your image go to File/Export and export the JPEG Optimizer and Optimize at anywhere between 15 and 20 or whichever setting you prefer :)
You are done!! Hope your results were great ones :)
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Hope you enjoyed this tutorial.  As much as I did writing it.  Any similarities to other tutorials are Entirely coincidental.  Please do not translate or Script this tutorial.  Please do not Claim any of it as your own."