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This tutorial assumes a basic knowledge of Paint Shop Pro.  Knowledge of PSP tools is required. 
Just be sure to read every step carefully and always pay special attention to what layer you are working on.
 
Tools Needed:

  • PSP ( Paint Shop Pro ) - I used 9 but you should be able to use other versions
  • A Tube - I'm Using this fabulous tube created by " Ismael Rac " ...don't use unless you have a License to do so.
  • Fever Template:  This fabulous template was created by Maria you can find it Here
  • Plug-In: Eye candy 3.1... "Glow"  ( this is optional, you can do the tutorial without it)
  • Scrap Elements:  Grunge Rock PTU kit By Me...found Here
  • WSL_Mask254:  This fabulous mask was created by WeeScotLass you can find it Here 
  • A Font of your choice....to add your name to your tag.


Please Note All settings stay the same unless otherwise noted...Thank You

 


Let's Begin....
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1.   Download Plug-In...if needed and import it to your Plug-Ins folder in PSP before you open PSP!
 
2.   Open your Tube, Mask, the Template, and Mini Scrap in PSP, duplicate once (shift D) and close originals.
 
3.   Make the template active...Image/Canvas Size/with these settings: W 650 X H 650 pixels / Placement, middle arrow / Click OK
 
4.   In your layers pallet make sure the " Info " layer is active.  Right click on it and Delete it ( are you sure, click yes).
 
5.   Layers/New Raster Layer....Layers/Arrange/Send to bottom...and flood fill it with White ( or whatever color you want).
 
6.   Activate the " Grey Paper "....Edit/Copy ....Activate the template, Edit/Paste as a new Layer.  Layers/New mask layer/From Image
      Select the mask in the source menu....Create mask from - Source Luminance....Invert mask data - Unchecked
 
7.   Layers/Merge/Merge Group....Image/Resize at 95%...Smart Size...Resize all layers - Unchecked
 
8.   In your layers pallet make sure the " Black Circle " layer is active.   Effects/Plug-ins/Eye Candy 3.1/Glow with these settings: Width 10, Opacity 100, Opacity Drop Off - Medium, and color
      White.  Another option (if you don't have the plug-in) is to, go to Effects/3D Effects/Drop Shadow with these settings: Vertical & Horizontal 0, Opacity 100, Blur 20, Color White, and place
      a check mark in the "Shadow on new layer" box.  Layers/Duplicate your shadow layer 2 times and merge the 3 layers together.  It will give you a similar effect to the glow.
 
9.   In your layers pallet make sure the " Grey Circle " layer is active.  Selections/Select All, Selections/Float, Selections/DeFloat...
 
10. Activate the " Grey Paper "again....Edit/Copy ....Activate the template, Edit/Paste as a new Layer.  Selections/Invert...Edit/Cut...Selections/Select None
      In your layers pallet lower the opacity to 50...
 
11. In your layers pallet make sure the " Flames " layer is active.  Selections/Select All, Selections/Float, Selections/DeFloat...
 
12. Activate the " Red Paper "....Edit/Copy ....Activate the template, Edit/Paste as a new Layer.   Using your mover tool - Move the paper so it covers the selected area.   
      Selections/Invert...Edit/Cut...Selections/Select None
 
13. Effects/3D Effects/Drop Shadow with these settings: Vertical & Horizontal 0, Opacity 50, Blur 6, Color Black, Shadow on new layer - Unchecked.
 
14. In your layers pallet make sure the " Word Art " layer is active.  Effects/Plug-ins/Eye Candy 3.1/Glow with these settings: Width 5, Opacity 100, Opacity Drop Off - Thin, and color
      White.  Or go to Effects/3D Effects/Drop Shadow with these settings: Vertical & Horizontal 1, Opacity 100, Blur 0, Color White, Shadow on new layer - Unchecked.  Repeat and change the
      Vertical & Horizontal -1...  It will give you a similar effect to the glow.
 
15. Activate your tube....Edit/Copy ....Activate the template, Edit/Paste as a new Layer.   Resize as needed...  In your layers pallet make the " Grey Circle " layer active.  Selections/Select All,
      Selections/Float, Selections/DeFloat...
 
16. In your layers pallet make the " Tube " layer active...  Layers/Duplicate once...Selections/Invert...Edit/Cut...Selections/Select None   Now make the other " Tube " layer active...
      Using your Selections tool ( Default Settings ) - Select the bottom portion of your tube.  Edit/Cut...Selections/Select None   ...Merge the 2 tube layers together.
 

      See my Screenshot....
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You should be left with a tube that curves with the bottom of the template....  Apply the same drop shadow used in step 13.
 
17. In your layers pallet make sure the " Lips " layer is active.  Select a shade of red from the flames layer.  Flood fill the lips with the red...Selections/Select None
      Now I moved my lips so that they are on top of my tube.  You choose where you want them to be.
 
18. Effects/3D Effects/Inner Bevel with these settings: Bevel 2, Width 31, Smoothness 100, Depth 20, Ambience 15, Shininess 35, Color #e5e5e5, Angle 0, Intensity 30, and Elevation 60
 
19. Effects/Plug-ins/Eye Candy 3.1/Glow with these settings: Width 10, Opacity 100, Opacity Drop Off - Thin, and color White.  Or go to Effects/3D Effects/Drop Shadow with these settings:
      Vertical & Horizontal 1, Opacity 100, Blur 0, Color White, Shadow on new layer - Unchecked.  Repeat and change the Vertical & Horizontal -1...  It will give you a similar effect to the glow.
 
20. In your layers pallet make sure the " Black Circle " layer is active.  Activate the " Chain Link "....Edit/Copy ....Activate the template, Edit/Paste as a new Layer...  Apply the same drop
      shadow used in step 13.
 
21. In your layers pallet make sure the " Lips " layer is active.  Activate the " Doodle "....Edit/Copy ....Activate the template, Edit/Paste as a new Layer...  Apply the same drop Shadow used in
      step 13.
 
22. Finally ad your proper Copyright info, watermark, and ad your name to your tag...
 
You are done! 
 
Hope you enjoyed doing this tut as much as I did witting it.  Any similarities to other tutorials are Entirely coincidental.

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Hope you have great results!!!  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. 
 
Thank you to my testers at Crazy Creative Creators too!!  You Ladies Rock!!! 
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