This tutorial is © tagcatz designs 2011. It may not be copied or reproduced in whole or in part without my written permission.

This tutorial assumes a basic working knowledge of PSP and AS.

Supplies are HERE. All fonts and images are in the supplies.
Plugins needed:
Brush Strokes - Angled Strokes and you can get that HERE.
Italian Editors Effects - Effecto Fantasma and you can get that HERE.
Mura Meister - Copies, and you can get that HERE.


Install your plugin before beginning
Open your fonts and minimize to the task bar
Open AS and minimize for now
Open your images in PSP and minimize for now
Open a new image, 600 x 250
Maximize your Josh Howard tube, copy the tube layer and minimize
Paste as new layer
Effects, plugins, Mura Meister - Copies:

Merge all (flatten)
Effects, Brush Strokes - Angled Strokes:

Repeat Brush Stokes one more time with the same settings
Effects, plugins, Italian Editors Effects - Efetto Fantasma with both settings at 100
Adjust, blur, motion blur:

Paste as new layer and resize her to 80%, uncheck resize all layers
Move her down and to the right side
Give her a drop shadow - I used 3, 3, 30, 5, black
Click on your background layer to activate it
Maximize the velvet ribbons
Resize to 1000 width, check resize all layers
With your selection tool, select the ribbon you want to use
I used the dark grey one
Copy and close
Paste as new layer
Use your pick tool to widen it just a bit then give it the same drop shadow
Maximize the scrap chains
Click on the layer of chains you want to use, copy and close
Paste as new layer and move on top of the ribbon and to the left side
Layers, duplicate
Image, mirror
With your pick tool, move the chain over to the right so it appears one chain goes right across the tag
You can hide the join in the tube behind the woman's hand
Give both layers the same drop shadow
Click on your top layer to activate it
Make your background color #7acb4e and null your foreground color
With the Allison ROB font, type your first line of text "Go ahead"
Give it a small drop shadow - I used 2, 2, 30, 2, black
Move into position
With the Arabolical font, type the second line of text "make my day"
Give it the same drop shadow
Move into position
Change your background color to #a6232f and using the Gigi font, type your name
Same drop shadow and move into position
Change your background color to #808080
Add your copyright info from the tube, I used Arial Narrow for that
Layers, new raster layer
Selections, select all
Selections, modify, contrat, 5
Selections, invert
Flood fill the selection with black or a color from your tube
Select none
Make sure everything is where you want it and that you've added your drop shadows
Close the eye on the bottom layer
Click on any other layer than the bottom one, and merge visible
Open the eye on the background layer and copy it
Go to AS and right click to paste as new animation
Effects, insert image effects:

Minimize your frames
Back to PSP and copy your image layer
Take to AS and right click to paste as new animation
Duplicate this until you have 11 frames
Edit, select all
Edit, copy and close without saving
Maximize your background frames
Edit, select all
Edit, paste into selected frame (frame 1)
Place your image frame over the first background frame and left click once to place it
Save as a gif file and you're done!
Enjoy your tag!

tagcatz